Diego de Borica al Juan Peru. Letters from Borica to Peru, including Borica's investigation of Peru.

Serial Number
300-00114
Title
Diego de Borica al Juan Peru. Letters from Borica to Peru, including Borica's investigation of Peru.
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Capitan)
Date
06-01-1778
Date
11-21-1778
Documentation
Janos and other places. July 1,-November 21, 1778. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Series of letters from Borica to Peru concerning frontier matters, including Borica's investigation of Peru. Borica discovers that -1) Peru's troops are rarely revied; 2) target practice is held infrequently, so Janos soldiers shoot poorly in battle; 3) during 3 years Peru responsible for supplying his troops, he overcharged soldiers 600 pesos, including selling beef he purchased for 12 reales at 15 reales or more. Formal charges, based on testimony of sargento, Tres Cavos, y Cinco soldados of Janos delineated pp.83-86. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Borica, Diego de (Capitan)
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Gobernador del Nuevo Mexico)
Gil, Nicolas (Capitan)
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Villaverde, Alonso (Alferez Havilitado)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
San Eleceario (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 01 pp. 021-086; 105-135
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 01 pp. 021-086 105-135
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4527
Rights
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