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Ripperda's correspondence re: troops, tobacco, and prisoner

Serial Number: 
041-02583
Title: 
Ripperda's correspondence re: troops, tobacco, and prisoner
Author(s): 
Valverde, Azisclos (Fray)
Author(s): 
Ripperda, Baron de
Author(s): 
Virrey(?)
Date: 
07-07-1777
Date: 
08-05-1770
Documentation: 
Bexar, Valero. September 3 - August 5, 1770. 10p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Concerns formation of defence for presidio and receipt of arms and supply for vecinos. Missionization of orcozas. Use of Indian auxiliares and vecinos to serve in missions instead of soldiers. Discusses need for louisianan hunters to campaign against Indians not to defend presidio. Request for 200 men as escort while presidio established in almagrez. Ripperda suggests captains provide tobacco for each presidio as incentive to soldiers; refers to set tobacco price. Orders about prisoner Bermudez delayed, prisoner kept in captain's house, discusses route to royal jail, viceroy hopes Bermudez will be sent soon. (L. L. Woodward, March 1988)
Persons: 
Valverde, Azisclos (Fray)
Persons: 
Lanuza, Ignacio (Ministro)
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Martos, Angel de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Oconor, Hugo
Persons: 
Soto Bermudez, Manuel
Persons: 
Ripperda, Baron de
Persons: 
Thovar (Capitan)
Places: 
San Joseph (Mision)
Places: 
Valero, San Antonio de (Mision)
Places: 
San Sabas (Presidio)
Places: 
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Places: 
Adaes
Places: 
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (Mision)
Places: 
Guadalupe (Colegio)
Places: 
San Antonio (Rio)
Places: 
Luisiana
Places: 
Almagres (Lomeria)
Places: 
Nachitoches (Presidio)
Places: 
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Orco(?)Zas
Ethnic Groups: 
Vidais
Ethnic Groups: 
Atacapas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 048-052 exp. 1
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 048-052 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
10000009
Rights: 
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