Baron de Ripperda. Hearing into conduct of Baron de Ripperda and his lieutenant Bernardo Fernandez.

Serial Number
300-00954
Title
Baron de Ripperda. Hearing into conduct of Baron de Ripperda and his lieutenant Bernardo Fernandez.
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de (Coronel)
Date
07-15-1779
Date
09-01-1779
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar. July 15-September 1, 1779. 57p. Residencia. Copy.
Summary
Residencia-style hearing conducted by Cabello. Reveals that Ripperda overcharged as much as 100-200 percent in sale of rations, and that he forced the sale of useless items on soldiers. Also discusses punishment of soldiers. Furthermore, there is mention of the fact that Ripperda escorted a party of English to Natchitoches. (R. Graham) (1979)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Saltillo
El Cibolo (Fuerte)
Grande (Rio)
San Antonio (Mision)
Natchitoches
Los Adaes (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 013 fr. 0155-0183
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 013 fr. 0155-0183
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6490
Rights
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