Letters from Fayni to Bucareli concerning details of mobilization of cavalry remounts in 1772 campaign.

Serial Number
041-01018
Title
Letters from Fayni to Bucareli concerning details of mobilization of cavalry remounts in 1772 campaign.
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Date
07-20-1772
Documentation
Durango. July 18, 1772 - August 8, 1772. 9p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Fayni acknowledges receipt of letter from Bucareli concerning final plan of war. Mentions necessity of horses for Oconor's campaign, and that haciendas may contribute horses. Reports ability to water horses in small groups, owing to limited water supply; but if drought does not lift, water will soon run out. Asserts that process of remounting is most difficult task. Mentions that he has helped pay for campaign to accelerate mobilization. (S. Gibbs, October 1987)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
Fayni, Josef
Alamo, San Pedro de (Conde)
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
Basoco, Jose (Comisionado)
Places
Durango
Coaguila
Chihuahua
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 121-126
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 121-126
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order.
Reference Number
4200036
Rights
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