Copies of letters concerning plan for defense of Texas from U.S.

Serial Number
041-04473
Title
Copies of letters concerning plan for defense of Texas from U.S.
Author(s)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante General)
Cordero, Antonio
Bonavia, Bernardo
Date
02-28-1809
Date
04-23-1810
Documentation
Chihuagua, Bexar. February 28, 1809-April 23, 1810. 64p. Letters, lists. Signed, copies, transcriptions.
Summary
Primarily copies of correspondence between Bonavia, Cordero, Salcedo and virrey regarding defense of Texas border with Louisiana and plans to increase military personnel, artillery, bestias, almacenes, cuarteles, arms, etc. To effectively defend against U.s. land encroachment; included are various letters, to ship military supplies, discussion of local economies and how they will withstand such a population increase (Soldados), discussion of mistakes made by expedition of troops in 1806 and need for better planning and supplies this time, a brief discussion of factories to be established to employ various Indians in region; reference to four packages of gazetas de Nuevo Orleans and fact that communication with Louisiana is prohibited; one letter describes tribes of Indians in region and their way of subsistence (brief but informative); of particular (D. J. McClelland, may 1989)
Persons
Fernando Septimo (Rey)
Caballos, Pedro
Evia (Piloto)
Saenz de la Guardia, Pedro (Apostadero de Marina)
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel)
Herrera, Simon de (Comandante)
Calleja, Felix (Coronel Subinspector)
Salcedo, Manuel de
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante General)
Foronda
Grimaret, Pedro (Brigadier)
Murphy, Diego
Wilkinson (General)
Gabriel (Vecino)
Davinport, Samuel
Ylibarvo, Jose (Comandante)
Bonavia, Bernardo
Places
Texas
San Bernardo (Bahia)
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Antonio (Rio)
Matagorda (Puerto)
San Blas
Havana
Paniacola
Roxo (Cavo)
Misisipi (Rio)
San Antonio (Villa)
Monclova
Monterrey
Coahuila
Chiguagua
Bexar (Villa)
Estados Unidos
San Agustin
Bolzon (Frontera)
Luisiana
Sabinas
Grande (Rio)
Azul (Lago)
San Marcos (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Brazos (Rio)
Nacogdoches (Puerto)
Trinidad (Puerto)
Atascosito (Puerto)
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Nachitoches (Rio Colorado de)
Francia
Nuebo Orleans
Saltillo
Opuleza
Riogrande
Punta
Bexar, San Fernando de
Nechez (Rio)
Angelinas (Aguas)
Salcedo (Villa)
Brasos (Rio)
Nabdacos (Pueblo)
Aynais (Pueblo)
Adaes (Fuerte)
Laurel (Arroyo)
Nuevo Mexico
Nacogdoches (Jurisdiccion)
Veracruz
Bayupier
Ynglaterra
Ethnic Groups
Anglo-Americanos
Yataseis
Cados
Nadacos
Nadacodochitos
Guihitas
Yzcami
Taboayases
Aguajes
Ais
Ainais
Texas
Conchates
Alivamo
Alibamones
Pazcabula
Vidaiz
Horcoquisac
Tahuacanas
Quichas
Tancagues
Tancahuos
Cumanche
Cuchanticas
Carancahuases
Cocos
Lipanes
Chato
Bedayes
Tahuyas
Huichitas
Aguichi
Quiehais
Yactus
Adays
Atayaques
Franceses
Military Groups
Nuevo Reyno de Leon, Regimento de Caballeria del
Nuevo Santander, Regimento de Caballeria Provincial del
Texas, Regimento de
Coahila, Compania de
Coahuila, Regimento de
Trinidad, Tropas de
Nacogdoches, Tropas de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 201 ff. 165-197
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 201 ff. 165-197
Language
Spanish
Notes
Letters in ff. 169-176 bound backwards, but in order, blank, unnumbered folios not counted.
Reference Number
20100010
Rights
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