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Letters from Diaz and Vidal concerning conditions and activities of companies in Laredo.

Serial Number: 
041-01372
Title: 
Letters from Diaz and Vidal concerning conditions and activities of companies in Laredo.
Author(s): 
Diaz de Bustamente, Josseph Ramon
Author(s): 
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin
Date: 
02-03-1792
Date: 
08-06-1792
Documentation: 
Laredo. February 3, 1792-August 6, 1792. 100p. Letters. Signed.
Summary: 
Descriptions and outcomes of several campaigns. Letters acknowledge receipt and completion of orders. Includes introductions to monthly reports on developments and conditions of company. Contains drawing of barracks to be built upon approval. Diaz says has 42 Morillos of willow if lumber can't be supplied. Requests permission to reward 3 soldiers for Superior service. Contains certified count of ears and genitals presented to Castro. Five Indians from Sax' Rancheria caught, one killed with help of friendly Indians. Mules and property of these Indians seized and sent with Rodriguez to Castro. Diaz writes conde thanking him for leaving him in charge of political and military matters during his absence. Describes mission to Aguaverde. Perez says company doesnot have necessary items to administer holy sacraments. Requests funds for candles and wine. Reports three soldiers incapable of completing service. Concerns transfer of Indian prisoner. Concerns 16 pacified Indians in Palmas. Arocha requests transfer to Texas. Diaz receives notice of large influx of Indians to Bejar, responds by sending 60 men. Relates incident in which Indians stole 6 horses, fled when horses were retrieved and returned to Flores' ranch killing two people and burning the huts, corrals and horses within. (M. Dannemiller, September 1988)
Persons: 
Diaz de Bustamente, Josseph Ramon
Persons: 
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin
Persons: 
Navayra, Jose Maria
Persons: 
Guerrero, Jose
Persons: 
Gonzales, Antonio
Persons: 
Gonzales, Jose Maria
Persons: 
Garcia, Alcenio de la
Persons: 
Vela, Santiago
Persons: 
Trevino, Blas
Persons: 
Velarde, Melchor
Persons: 
Bernin, Francisco, Xavier
Persons: 
Ecay y Murquez, Blas Maria
Persons: 
Talamantes, Mateo
Persons: 
Sax, Zapato (Capitan de los Lipanes)
Persons: 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Persons: 
Terremocha, Joseph
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Joseph
Persons: 
Perez Manuel (Capellan)
Persons: 
Sanchez, Santiago
Persons: 
Pitin, Vicente
Persons: 
Garcia, Francisco
Persons: 
Serna, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Echeagaray, Juan Domingo
Persons: 
Arocha, Ignacio
Persons: 
Leeme?, Nicolas
Persons: 
Carrasco, Pedro Nolasco
Persons: 
Flores, Ventura
Places: 
Palo Blanco, Arroyo del
Places: 
Reynosa
Places: 
Bahia
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
San Antonio
Places: 
Agua Verde
Places: 
Santillana
Places: 
Laredo
Places: 
Palmas (Mision)
Places: 
Bejar
Places: 
Noezes (Rio)
Places: 
Burgos (Villa)
Places: 
Divina Pastora (Villa)
Places: 
Opichan
Places: 
Taquaches
Places: 
Orcasitas
Places: 
Tamaulipas Vieja
Ethnic Groups: 
Lipanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Camoteros
Military Groups: 
Segunda Compania, Volante de
Military Groups: 
Provincia de Oaxaca, Batallon de
Military Groups: 
Rio Grande, Compania de
Military Groups: 
Texas, Compania Presidial de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 055 ff. 129-179
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 055 ff. 129-179
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
5500006
Rights: 
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