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Documents concerning defense plans to prevent U.S. invasion of Texas and reports of troop strengths at Texas presidios.

Serial Number: 
041-05291
Title: 
Documents concerning defense plans to prevent U.S. invasion of Texas and reports of troop strengths at Texas presidios.
Author(s): 
Salcedo, Nemesio
Date: 
11-08-1808
Date: 
04-17-1810
Documentation: 
Chihuagua, Bexar. November 8, 1808 - April 10, 1810. 22p. Letters, informes, drafts. Signed, originals, copies.
Summary: 
Salcedo argues for increase in troops and weaponry in Texas, Luisiana, and neighboring provinces to meet threat posed by U.s. Includes reports on number of troops and weapon inventory for presidios in region, as well as estimation of distances between presidios. Battle plan calls for transfer of troops by sea to Mississippi River. (A. Tukey, August 1988)
Persons: 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Yturrigaray, Jose (Virrey)
Persons: 
Velasco, Francisco
Persons: 
Paredes, Juan Jose (Alferez)
Persons: 
Gutierrez, Ylanion (Capitan)
Persons: 
Pena, Jose Maria (Alferez)
Persons: 
Cordero Antonio (Coronel)
Persons: 
Lizana, Francisco Xavier de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Salcedo, Nemesio
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Luisiana
Places: 
Bayupier
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Nuevo Satander
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Nacogodoches
Places: 
Trinidad
Places: 
Bahia
Places: 
Bexar
Places: 
Rio Grande
Places: 
Lampazos, Punta de
Places: 
Chihuagua
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Laredo
Places: 
Guadalupe
Places: 
San Marcos
Places: 
Brasos
Places: 
Navasoto
Places: 
Nechas
Places: 
Atrascosito
Places: 
Parras
Places: 
Estados Unidos de America
Places: 
Misisipi (Rio)
Places: 
Colorado
Ethnic Groups: 
Anglo Americanos
Military Groups: 
Bexar, Compania de San Antonio de
Military Groups: 
Espiritu Santo, Compania de Bahia de
Military Groups: 
Parras, Compania Volante de
Military Groups: 
Lampazos, Compania Volante de la Punta de
Military Groups: 
Nuevo Leon, Milicia de
Military Groups: 
Nuevo Santander, Milicia de
Military Groups: 
Nacogodoches, Compania de Artilleria Volante de
Military Groups: 
Nacogodoches, Escuadron de Caballeria Ligera
Military Groups: 
Nacogodoches, Dragones de
Military Groups: 
Trinidad, Escuadron de Caballeria Ligera de
Military Groups: 
Trinidad, Dragones de
Military Groups: 
Bexar, Regimento de Dragones de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 048-060 exp. 2
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 048-060 exp. 2
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
23900008
Rights: 
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