Gunpowder Factory (Establishment)

(Virrey) Letters from Cachupin to virrey Cruillas re: declared war with British; need for supplies.

Serial Number
041-02752
Title
(Virrey) Letters from Cachupin to virrey Cruillas re: declared war with British; need for supplies.
Author(s)
Velez Cachupin, Thomas (Gobernador)
Date
08-27-1762
Date
08-28-1762
Documentation
Santa Fe. August 27-28, 1762. 13p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Cachupin reports that militia and auxiliaries are in state of unpreparedness and need escopetas, cortas, Polvora in order to adequately protect Spain's dominions from British invasion. He suggests that gunpowder factory be established at El Paso where raw materials are readily available. (D. Marksz, July 1987)
Persons
Velez Cachupin, Thomas (Gobernador)
Cruillas, Marques de
Places
Inglaterra
Francia
Madrid
Chiguaga, San Phelipe El Real (Villa)
Santa Fee
Nuebo Mexico
Vizcaya
El Paso del Norte (Presidio)
Sonora
Ethnic Groups
Yngleses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 102 ff. 370-377
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 102 ff. 370-377
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10200121
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Velez Cachupin
Person Last Name
Velez Cachupin
Cruillas
Beginning Date Month
August
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-27-1762
End Date (repacked)
08-28-1762
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7099
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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General Subjects
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