Copies of letters dealing primarily with necessity of improving defense along Texas border against threat of U.S. aggression.

Serial Number
041-04472
Title
Copies of letters dealing primarily with necessity of improving defense along Texas border against threat of U.S. aggression.
Author(s)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante General)
Velasco, Francisco
Date
04-24-1809
Date
05-08-1810
Documentation
Bexar, chihuagua. April 24, 1809-May 8, 1810. 38p. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Very interesting copies of correspondence between Salcedo and Bonavia regarding defense of land bordering with U.s. And much discussion of U.s. Military potential and mention of some U.s. aggression; at core of correspondence is concern that Spanish military not powerful or well organized enough to defend north provinces against americans; discussion of fidelity of Indians shifting to americans due to corruption by merchants; much discussion of logistics, statistics, hypothetical situations; it is agreed that artilleria volante desperately needed among 154, 158, 160-163. (D. J. McClelland, may 1989)
Persons
Salcedo, Nemesio (Brigadier)(Comandante General)
Henderson, Maria Rafael (Anglo Americano)
La Rosa, Francisco
Leone, Santiago
Bonavia, Bernardo (Brigadier)
Velazco, Francisco
Trespalacios, Jose Felix
Aguirre, Felix de
Miguelena, Juan Thomas de
Valle, Manuel Antonio del
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel) (Comandante)
Salcedo, Manuel de (Teniente Coronel)
Aguirre, Felix de
Emparam, Miguel Jose de
Wilkinson (General)
Chacto
Foronda, Valentin
Lizana, Francisco Xavier de
Zoto, Marcelo
Herrera, Simon de (Comandante)
Places
Luisiana
Natchitoches
Misuri
Colorado
Misisipi (Rio)
Nuevo Leon
Santander
Kentukey
Teneci
Ohio
Canada
Plate (Rio)
Nuevo Mexico
Akansas
Santa Fe
San Luis de Illinueses
Arcas
Golfo (Paraje)
Natches
Colorado (Rio)
Bayupierre
Nacogdoches
Estados Unidos
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Movila
Orleans (Territorio)
Baton Rouge
Baliza
Misisipi (Embocadura)
Barataria (Lago)
Florida
Sabinas (Nacimiento)
Atascosito
Trinidad (Villa)
Guadalupe
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Matagorda (Puerta)
Viscaya
Cataluna
Veracruz
Bexar
Monterrey
Havana
Texas
Coahuila
Nueva Orleane
Ethnic Groups
Alibamones
Alivamon
Cados
Anglo-Americanos
Yngleses
Franceses
Akansas
Pananas
Chacto
Tahuayaces
Military Groups
Bahia del Espiritu Santo, destacamento del Presidio de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 201 ff. 145-164
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 201 ff. 145-164
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
20100009
Rights
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