Series of documents concerning fever contracted by soldiers at Espiritu Santo.

Serial Number
041-05318
Title
Series of documents concerning fever contracted by soldiers at Espiritu Santo.
Author(s)
Perez, Ygnacio (Capitan)
Arredondo, Joaquin de (Comandante General)
Pages, Miguel (Cirujano Mayor)
and others
Date
10-10-1816
Date
12-31-1816
Documentation
Bexar, Monterrey. October 10 - December 31, 1816. 15p. Letters. Signed, copies, originals.
Summary
Documents concerning violent fever contracted by soldiers at Espiritu Santo. Fearing an epidemic that would cripple Spanish forces during critical campaign against insurrection, Arredondo petitions virrey for immediate medical attention. Suspects that illness introduced by Indians crossing from U.s. territory. Includes fascinating inventory of medicines ordered for treatment. (A. Tukey, October 1988)
Persons
Arredondo, Joaquin de (Comandante General)
Reyes, Jose (Medico)
Borrego, Pedro
Pages, Miguel (Cirujano Amyor)
Campo, Pedro Simon del
Castaneda, Juan de (Capitan)
Perez, Ygnacio
Places
Coahuila
Rexas
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Bahia
Bexar
Matagorda (Puerto)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Laredo
Estados Unidos
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Military Groups
Bahia, Compania de la
Espiritu Santo, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 312-320 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 312-320 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23900035
Rights
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