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Copies of letters dealing primarily with necessity of improving defense along Texas border against threat of U.S. aggression.

Serial Number: 
041-04472
Title: 
Copies of letters dealing primarily with necessity of improving defense along Texas border against threat of U.S. aggression.
Author(s): 
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Velasco, Francisco
Date: 
04-24-1809
Date: 
05-08-1810
Documentation: 
Bexar, chihuagua. April 24, 1809-May 8, 1810. 38p. Letters. Copies.
Summary: 
Very interesting copies of correspondence between Salcedo and Bonavia regarding defense of land bordering with U.s. And much discussion of U.s. Military potential and mention of some U.s. aggression; at core of correspondence is concern that Spanish military not powerful or well organized enough to defend north provinces against americans; discussion of fidelity of Indians shifting to americans due to corruption by merchants; much discussion of logistics, statistics, hypothetical situations; it is agreed that artilleria volante desperately needed among 154, 158, 160-163. (D. J. McClelland, may 1989)
Persons: 
Salcedo, Nemesio (Brigadier)(Comandante General)
Persons: 
Henderson, Maria Rafael (Anglo Americano)
Persons: 
La Rosa, Francisco
Persons: 
Leone, Santiago
Persons: 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Brigadier)
Persons: 
Velazco, Francisco
Persons: 
Trespalacios, Jose Felix
Persons: 
Aguirre, Felix de
Persons: 
Miguelena, Juan Thomas de
Persons: 
Valle, Manuel Antonio del
Persons: 
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel) (Comandante)
Persons: 
Salcedo, Manuel de (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Aguirre, Felix de
Persons: 
Emparam, Miguel Jose de
Persons: 
Wilkinson (General)
Persons: 
Chacto
Persons: 
Foronda, Valentin
Persons: 
Lizana, Francisco Xavier de
Persons: 
Zoto, Marcelo
Persons: 
Herrera, Simon de (Comandante)
Places: 
Luisiana
Places: 
Natchitoches
Places: 
Misuri
Places: 
Colorado
Places: 
Misisipi (Rio)
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
Kentukey
Places: 
Teneci
Places: 
Ohio
Places: 
Canada
Places: 
Plate (Rio)
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico
Places: 
Akansas
Places: 
Santa Fe
Places: 
San Luis de Illinueses
Places: 
Arcas
Places: 
Golfo (Paraje)
Places: 
Natches
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
Bayupierre
Places: 
Nacogdoches
Places: 
Estados Unidos
Places: 
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Places: 
Movila
Places: 
Orleans (Territorio)
Places: 
Baton Rouge
Places: 
Baliza
Places: 
Misisipi (Embocadura)
Places: 
Barataria (Lago)
Places: 
Florida
Places: 
Sabinas (Nacimiento)
Places: 
Atascosito
Places: 
Trinidad (Villa)
Places: 
Guadalupe
Places: 
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Places: 
Matagorda (Puerta)
Places: 
Viscaya
Places: 
Cataluna
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Bexar
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Havana
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Nueva Orleane
Ethnic Groups: 
Alibamones
Ethnic Groups: 
Alivamon
Ethnic Groups: 
Cados
Ethnic Groups: 
Anglo-Americanos
Ethnic Groups: 
Yngleses
Ethnic Groups: 
Franceses
Ethnic Groups: 
Akansas
Ethnic Groups: 
Pananas
Ethnic Groups: 
Chacto
Ethnic Groups: 
Tahuayaces
Military Groups: 
Bahia del Espiritu Santo, destacamento del Presidio de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 201 ff. 145-164
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 201 ff. 145-164
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
20100009
Rights: 
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