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Letters to virrey asking permission to retire, to visit Mexico City for cure, and requesting money, weapons and men to fight indians; sent by Maxent, Quijas and Vidal; virrey responds.

Serial Number: 
041-01571
Title: 
Letters to virrey asking permission to retire, to visit Mexico City for cure, and requesting money, weapons and men to fight indians; sent by Maxent, Quijas and Vidal; virrey responds.
Author(s): 
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin
Author(s): 
San Maxent, Francisco Maximiliano de
Author(s): 
Serna, Joseph Visente de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
02-01-1796
Date: 
11-10-1796
Documentation: 
San Carlos, Guanaxuato, Mexico. February 2-November 10, 1796. 16p. Letters. Signed, unsigned.
Summary: 
Correspondence between virrey and three officers in Santander; Vidal de Lorca requests more munitions, money and troops to respond to Indian depredations; Maxent retires due to fever and illness suffered in San Luis Potosi; Quixas requests permission to go to Mexico City to See someone for cure, explains his sad position and excellent record; virrey is informed that Quixas, who is blind, has received permission from previous virrey but done nothing about it other than complain, causing previous virrey to impose perpetual silence on Quixas so virrey denies him permission to go to capital, but grants him permission to seek cure elsewhere; documents in Series, but intermingled. (D. J. McClelland, September 1988)
Persons: 
Sierragorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
San Maxent, Francisco Maximiliano de
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Quixas, Joseph (Alferez Retirado)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Persons: 
Blanco, Josef (Capitan)
Persons: 
Serna, Joseph Visente de
Persons: 
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin (Teniente)
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Luiciana (Provincia)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi (Ciudad)
Places: 
Guanaxuato
Places: 
Presas del Rey
Places: 
San Carlos
Military Groups: 
Nuevo Santander, Segunda Compania Volante de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 063 ff. 420-428 exp. 5
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 063 ff. 420-428 exp. 5
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Out of order, f. 426 letter incomplete
Reference Number: 
6300020
Rights: 
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