Letters from Trudeau to Varela concerning highway robbery along border with U.S., and possible attack against Texas by U.S. expeditionary force.

Serial Number
041-05311
Title
Letters from Trudeau to Varela concerning highway robbery along border with U.S., and possible attack against Texas by U.S. expeditionary force.
Author(s)
Trudeau, Felix
Date
10-31-1815
Date
02-29-1816
Documentation
Natchitoches. October 31, 1815 - February 29, 1816. 6p. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Trudeau passes on latest local and international news to Varela. Relates that travel in eastern Texas unsafe due to highway robbers who seek refuge on U.s. Side of Sabinas. Discusses rumors that expeditionary force under Perry to attack presidios at Bahia and San Antonio. Relates news of French defeat of Allied forces seeking to install Louis XVIII during battle at Loire River. Comments on rumors that Spain has ceded Florida and Louisiana to English. Finally relates that attempts by Perry to move heavy canons across Sabinas were unsuccessful and resulted in many drownings. (A. Tukey, September 1988)
Persons
Charnaca, Vicente
Ybaro, Manuel
Fuentes Pedro de las
Trudeau, Felix
Cordova, Pedro
Soto, Juan Ygnacio
Varela, Mariano (Gobernador)
Arredondo, Joaquin de (Comandante General)
Campo, Pedro Simon del
Morphy, Diego (Vice-Consul)
Piernas, Jose Augusto
Fuentes, Manuela
Beramendi
Perry (Coronel)
Quark, Edmond
Lafitte (Pirata)
Toledo
Smith
Sarnal, Vicente
Karel (General)
Castro, Miguel
Places
Bahia
Bayupier
Natchitoches
Nueva Orleans
Atascosito
Sabinas (Rio)
Floridas
Natches
Hormigas
Altamira
Bexar
San Antonio
Loire (Rio)
Francia
Prusia
Luisiana
Ethnic Groups
Atakapas
Franceses
Comanches
Americanos
Prusos
Ingleses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 263-266 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 263-266 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23900028
Rights
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