Series of letters from Trudeau and Laffitte intercepted by Arredondo concerning rebel activities in Texas.

Serial Number
041-05312
Title
Series of letters from Trudeau and Laffitte intercepted by Arredondo concerning rebel activities in Texas.
Author(s)
Arredondo, Joaquin de (Gobernador)
Trudeau, Felix
Laffitte, Pablo (Pirata)
Date
02-24-1816
Date
02-24-1816
Documentation
Monterrey, hormigas, natchitoches, nueva orleans. February 24 - March24, 1816. 26p. Letters, drafts. Signed, originals, copies.
Summary
Querque brings Series of letters by Trudeau and Laffitte to Arredondo. Concern rebel plans incite and equip Lipanes uprising in Coahuila to divert Spanish forces from rebel sea landings in Texas. Discusses problem of highway robbers operating from safe havens on U.s. Side of Sabinas. Captured letter by Laffitte relates rendezvous of Spanish rebels on Vacas islands to await transport to mainland, thus getting around proclamation by U.s.president prohibiting launching of attacks against New Spain from U.s. territory. Includes news received by Trudeau that all european powers have declared war on France. (A. Tukey, September 1988)
Persons
Zamora, Jose Maria (Alferez)
Castro, Jose (Capitan)
Elguezaval, Juan Jose (Capitan)
Elosua, Antonio (Teniente Coronel)
Arredondo, Joaquin (Comandante General)
Calleja, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Varela, Mariano (Gobernador)
Laffitte, Pablo (Pirata)
Campo, Pedro Simon del
Fuentes, Pedro de las
Trudeau, Felix
Querque, Ramon (Portador)
Vastrop, Baron de
Arminan, Benito
Castro, Antonio
Toledo (General)
Napoleon
Fernando Vii (Rey)
Esparza, Blas
Places
San Fernando
Rio Grande
Extremadura
San Sabas
Babia (Presidio)
Aguaverde (Presidio)
Nueva Orleans
San Luis Potosi
Estados Unidos
Altamira
Hormigas
Bahia
Vacas (Islas)
Atascosito
Natchitoches (Puerto)
Sabinas (Rio)
Luisiana
Galveston (Bahia)
Trinidad (Rio)
Bayupierre
Caracas
Cartagena
Santa Fe
Texas
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Comanches
Americanos
Military Groups
Extremadura, Regimento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 267-281 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 267-281 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23900029
Rights
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