Letter of Menchaca to governor Emparan on attack at Laredo

Serial Number
041-00593
Title
Letter of Menchaca to governor Emparan on attack at Laredo
Author(s)
Menchaca, Josef
Date
04-09-1790
Documentation
Villa de Laredo. April 9, 1790. 4p. Letter. Original, signed
Summary
Menchaca provides details about attack of 200 Lipan on Laredo; he notes; capture of almazen de Polvora; soldiers wounded in a Baluarte; terrain in area; attacks made by Spaniards after Indian assault; nature of wounds inflicted on defenders (caused by arrows, bullets etc.). (J. Williams, February 1987)
Persons
Mechaca, Josef
Emparan, Miguel Josef (Governor)
Galvan, Manuel (Alferez)
Places
Salado (Rio)
Laredo (Villa)
Monterrey
Collotillos (Loma)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Revilla (Villa)
Las Nueses (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 024 ff. 362-363
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 024 ff. 362-363
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2400155
Rights
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