Ripperda to Croix re: mail delivery and exploration of costal area to Louisiana

Serial Number
041-02590
Title
Ripperda to Croix re: mail delivery and exploration of costal area to Louisiana
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
04-20-1771
Documentation
Bexar. April 20, 1771. 6p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Ripperda reports arrival of mail including document for governor of Louisiana. Assures continuance of postal service. Discusses Louisiana border and English fort as key to enemy's destruction of province. Peace with Comanches and other Indians advantageous in case of war with English. Considers exploration of coast and islands necessary as guard against establishment of foreigners and subjection of Indians. Need for establishment of 100 of best troops to resist English and Indians of the north. (L. L. Woodward, March 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Croix, Marques de
Demezieres, Atanasio
Orozio y Basterra, Prudenzio
Sedano, Francisco (Fray)
Places
Bexar, San Antonio de
Luisiana
Adaes
Guadalupe (Rio)
Nueva Orleans
Nachitoches
Vera Cruz
Londres
Golfo Mexicano
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Bahia (Presidio)
Zacatecas (Colegio)
Culevra (Isla)
Rosario (Mision)
Nuezes (Rio)
Missisippi (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Cadachos
Ingleses
Comanches
Guases
Tanayares
Tanacanes
Yscamis
Franceses
Carancahuazes
Nuezes
Quitseis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 086-088 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 086-088 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10000016
Rights
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