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Correspondence between Tovar and virrey (?), includes copies of correspondence between Tovar, Ripperda and Pacheco. From February to June, 1771.

Serial Number: 
041-02563
Title: 
Correspondence between Tovar and virrey (?), includes copies of correspondence between Tovar, Ripperda and Pacheco. From February to June, 1771.
Author(s): 
Tovar, Francisco
Author(s): 
Ripperda, Baron de
Author(s): 
Pacheco Martinez, Rafael
Date: 
02-05-1771
Date: 
06-02-1771
Documentation: 
Bahia. February 5, 1771 to June 2, 1771. 80p. Letters. Copies, unsigned, signed.
Summary: 
Letters to virrey concerning: urgent need for gunpowder; detailed description of murder of soldiers by Indians and unsuccessful campaign against them; mention of Ripperda's ineptitude and conflict with Tovar, it becomes a major theme throughout the documents; request for men to enlarge company at Bexar; lack of provisions and request for men to cultivate the land; mention of English and French living with Indians and danger of Indians surrounding Bahia. Detailed description of prospective campaign against Indians by Tovar. Copy of correspondence between Tovar and Ripperda concerning different matters related to war with Indians; mentions construction of a fort; provides detailed description of siege of Rosario by Indians; notes iron bars taken by Indians as incident that had to be directed by European. Mention of Ripperda sending gunpowder to Tovar. Complaint by Pacheco of not having enough men nor weapons. (M. Vasquez, May 1988)
Persons: 
Tovar, Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Venitez, Xabier (Teniente)
Persons: 
Ripperda, Varon de
Persons: 
Pacheco Martinez, Rafael
Persons: 
Oconor, Hugo
Persons: 
Lazo, Faustino (Alferez)
Persons: 
Gumiel, Juan
Persons: 
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Hernandez, Feliciana
Persons: 
Afan de Rivera, Malchor
Persons: 
Rusi, Marques de
Persons: 
Flores, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Remigio, Juan (Soldado)
Persons: 
Llanos de Vergara, Eliseo
Persons: 
Piceros, Juan
Persons: 
Miranda, Bernardo
Persons: 
Reyes (Sargento)
Persons: 
Menchaca, Luis (Capitan)
Persons: 
Damacio de Aguilar, Joseph
Persons: 
Garza, Antonio Maria de la
Persons: 
Beramendi, Fernando de
Persons: 
Maldonado, Joseph
Persons: 
Aldape, Francisco
Persons: 
Zeballo, Pedro (Soldado)
Persons: 
Gomez, Agustin
Places: 
Espiritu Santo, Bahia
Places: 
Bexar, San Antonio de
Places: 
Santisimo Rosario (Mision)
Places: 
Adaes
Places: 
San Joseph
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
Sombrero (Costa)
Places: 
Bergantin (Costa)
Places: 
Nuezes (Rio)
Places: 
Arocha (Cabo)
Places: 
Natchitotches
Places: 
Las Garcitas
Places: 
Santa Cruz (Fuerte)
Places: 
Rio Grande
Places: 
Camargo
Ethnic Groups: 
Vidais
Ethnic Groups: 
Orcoquiza
Ethnic Groups: 
Taranames
Ethnic Groups: 
Cocos
Ethnic Groups: 
Atacapaes
Ethnic Groups: 
Carancaguaces
Ethnic Groups: 
Cancagues
Ethnic Groups: 
Texas
Ethnic Groups: 
Franceses
Ethnic Groups: 
Ingleses
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Chayupines
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 099 ff. 412-454 exp. 2
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 099 ff. 412-454 exp. 2
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Page on ff 429 repeated on ff 430. Document on ff 430 out of order.
Reference Number: 
9900076
Rights: 
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