Military correspondence regarding border defense of Texas and comanche hostilities.

Serial Number
041-04471
Title
Military correspondence regarding border defense of Texas and comanche hostilities.
Author(s)
Herrera, Pedro de
Salcedo, Nemesio
Calleja, Felix
Date
05-20-1810
Date
06-28-1810
Documentation
Monterrey, Chihuahua, San Luis Potosi. May 20-June 28, 1810. 30p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Series of letters and diarios regarding Comanche hostilities and border defense in Texas; discussion of border defense requirements include building new cuartel and expenses involved, more arms also needed; diarios of military pursuit of Comanches give accounts of Indians being killed (including one woman), and pursuit and tracking of Indians, made difficult by heavy rains; interesting though jumbled. (D. J. McClelland, may 1989)
Persons
Santa Maria, Manuel de
Salcedo, Nemesio
Herrera, Pedro de
Bonavia, Bernardo (Brigadier)
Onis, Luis de
Diaz de Bustamante, Jose Ramon (Capitan)
Herrera, Simon de (Teniente Coronel)
Lozano, Vicente (Alferez)
Calleja, Felix
Rios, Domingo (Soldado)
Places
Saltillo
Texas
San Luis Potosi
Laredo (Presidio)
Bexar, San Antonio de
Coahuila
Norte, Rio Grande del (Presidio)
Punta (Presidio)
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Nuevo Leon
Paredon (Arroyo)
Madina (Rio)
Rosales (Arroyo)
Cuije (Arroyo)
Hondo (Arroyo)
Chico Trabieso (Rincon)
Guadalupe (Cabecera)
Pedernales (Cabecera)
Chimal (Puerto)
Llanes (Rio)
San Saba (Presidio)
Arroyo de Conchos (Cabecera)
Conchos (Arroyo)
Alamo
Bandera (Puerto)
Madrono (Puerto)
Bexar, San Fernando de
Chihuahua
Monterrey
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
Military Groups
Nuevo Reyno de Leon, Cuerpo Provincial del
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 201 ff. 130-144
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 201 ff. 130-144
Language
Spanish
Notes
Many letters incomplete, out of order.
Reference Number
20100008
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