Salamanca's correspondence re: defense of Havana and request for military assistance.

Serial Number
041-05533
Title
Salamanca's correspondence re: defense of Havana and request for military assistance.
Author(s)
Ortega, Geronimo de
Banos, Marques Conde de
Salamanca, Juan de
Date
08-04-1661
Date
02-18-1663
Documentation
Havana, Madrid, and Mexico. August 4, 1661 - February 18, 1663. 25p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Request for troops, funds and arms to be prepared for accidents or invasion by pirates. Fear that marriage of king of Spain with daughter of revelde of Portugal could endanger Havana, such as an invasion by English. Many soldiers have fled especially after receiving their latest pay and were unable to pay their debts. Request for funds to repair the fortifications of the 5 castles and repair 1500 fire arms. Provides figures of 1000 infantry plus mulatos and free blacks and slaves who are in military service. (L. L. Woodward, August 1989)
Persons
Ceiuna y de Cadrada, Marques de
Ortega, Geronimo de
Salamanca, Juan de (Gobernador)
Vizentelo, Juan
Banos, Marques Conde de
Gonzalez, Joseph
Percas, Juan de (Capitan)
Alvarez de Castro, Antonio
Sanches de Ocampo, Andres
Montemayor de Cuenca, Juan Francisco de
Fosomayor y Panoxa, Juan Manuel
Lara, Antonio de
Faez de Valdes, Alvaro (Alcalde)
Ribera, Martin de (Contador)
Casaus, Juan de (Contador)
Rosal, Andres de (Contador)
Pardo de Lagos, Geronimo (Contador)
Estrada, Bartolome (Contador)
Salinas, Juan (Factor)
Martinez, Valerio (Contador)
Places
Havana (Presidio) (Puerto)
Madrid
Inglaterra
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Ulua, San Juan de
Santo Domingo
Veracruz
Barlovento
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
Military Groups
Military Groups
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 001-016 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 001-016 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24900001
Rights
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