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Correspondence regarding improper military appointment of Tato.

Serial Number: 
041-03814
Title: 
Correspondence regarding improper military appointment of Tato.
Author(s): 
Vaamonde, Manuel
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date: 
05-01-1790
Date: 
05-19-1790
Documentation: 
Monterrey. May 1, 1790-May 19, 1790. 10p. Letters. Signed. Originals.
Summary: 
Concerns response by Vaamonde to virrey's request for information. Includes documents gathered as proof. says gave license to Tato according to same procedures as his predecessors. Provides information regarding troops in Tato's command. Historical background of company. Established in 1727. Provides historical description of logistics under first caudillos. Funding did not begin until creation of presidio in Lampazos. Troops are loosely organized and without uniforms but assist in protection against enemies, likely reason why captain was appointed without knowledge of virrey. Includes Tato's original request for appointment and justification thereof. Virrey says naming of such officials by governors is an abuse and shall be terminated. (M. Dannemiller, December 1988)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Vaamonde, Manuel
Persons: 
Tato, Julian (Capitan)
Persons: 
Fixerina, Ildefonso (Capitan)
Persons: 
Casa Fuerte, Marques de
Persons: 
Echeagaray, Francisco (Teniente)
Persons: 
Lorca y Villena, Melchor Vidal (Governador)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Santianes, Vizente (Coronel)
Persons: 
Ugalde, Juan de
Places: 
Salinas (Valle)
Places: 
Lampazos
Places: 
Leon
Places: 
San Ambrosio
Places: 
Mamulique (Hacienda)
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 146-151
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 146-151
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folio 148 illegible. Refers to folios 103-111.
Reference Number: 
15900011
Rights: 
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