Letters concerning Gabiola's appointment as gobernador interino of New Mexico

Serial Number
041-05659
Title
Letters concerning Gabiola's appointment as gobernador interino of New Mexico
Author(s)
Bonavia, Bernardo de (Comandante General)
Gabiola, Juan Jose (Capitan de Cazadores)
Date
12-02-1816
Date
02-22-1817
Documentation
Durango, Mexico. December 2, 1816-February 22, 1817. 11p. Letters. Originals. Signed.
Summary
Gabiola seeks appointment as gobernador Interino of Nuevo Santander. Noting scarcity of qualified personnel, however, Bonavia suggests Gabiola be appointed gobernador Interino of Nueva Mexico instead. States that most frontier military personnel lack skills, experience to combat invasion of disciplined army. Notes that Anglo-Americans threatening Texas and could threaten Nueva Mexico as well. Points out that talented frontier leaders like Urrea, Garcia de Texada, Lopez have already been transferred south. (T. Sheridan, March 1990)
Persons
Gabiola, Juan Jose (Capitan de Cazadores)(Gobernador Interino)
Bonavia, Bernardo de (Comandante General)
Urrea, Mariano (Teniente Coronel)
Garcia de Texada, Antonio (Gobernador)
Lopez, Jose (Teniente Coronel)
Maynes, Alberto (Teniente Coronel)
Places
Zacatecas (Provincia)
San Luis (Provincia)
Texas (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Durango
Nuevo Santander
Luisiana
Ethnic Groups
Anglo-Americanos
Military Groups
Fernando, Regimiento Infanteria de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 255 ff. 006-017 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 255 ff. 006-017 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Unfoliated Volume. Some duplication of documents. Series begins with phrase como los oficiales de stas Provincias Internas se crian y pasan su vida ...
Reference Number
25500002
Rights
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