Ripperda's letters to virrey re: troops, insubordination, and civil military administration.

Serial Number
041-02597
Title
Ripperda's letters to virrey re: troops, insubordination, and civil military administration.
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
02-27-1772
Date
08-02-1772
Documentation
Bexar. February 27 - August 2, 1772. 50p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Ripperda awaits visit of Mecieres with Indians from nations desiring peace. Campaign desired against continued Apache hostilities. Apache union with naciones de adentro. Concerns troop movement, mail delivery, relief of detachments, use and position of 29 San Sabas troops. Describes March of castaways from English schooner including sale of supplies and horses. Ripperda acknowledges receipt of viceroy's letters. Reports to viceroy refusal to return Comanche women in peace negotiations; appointment of interim capitan of Bahia; receipt of autos of soldier accused of killing another soldier; receipt of order to not request mission Indians for campaigns or defense; resignation of Thobar; publishing of vandos about new currency and postal service. (L. L. Woodward, April 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Mecieres, Atanacio de (Teniente Gobernador)
Thovar, Francisco (Capitan)
Menchaca, Luis (Capitan)
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
Casorla, Luis (Capitan Interino)
Chirinos, Juan (Soldado)
Carbajal, Christov
Barrio, Jacinto
Martos, Angel
Places
Natchitoches
Coahuila
Adaes
Luisiana
San Sabas
Zivolo, Santa Cruz de
Bahia
Potosi, San Luis
Colorado (Rio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de
Bexar
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Ingleses
Comanches
Military Groups
San Sabas, Compania de
Blanco, Milicias de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 183-207 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 183-207 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10000023
Rights
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