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Documents concerning secret plans by Burr, Wilkinson, and others to take over Spanish possessions.

Serial Number: 
041-05296
Title: 
Documents concerning secret plans by Burr, Wilkinson, and others to take over Spanish possessions.
Author(s): 
Salcedo, Nemesio (Brigadier)
Author(s): 
Cordero, Antonio (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Casa Yrujo, Marques de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
10-04-1806
Date: 
03-02-1807
Documentation: 
Hornos, Mexico, nacogdoches, philadelphia, Chihuahua. October 4, 1806-March 2, 1807. 36p. Letters. Signed, copies, originals.
Summary: 
Salcedo informs virrey that 7000 american troops have been stationed in Natchitoches under general Wilkinson. Includes copy of letter from Cordero to Wilkinson warning that any troops crossing over Sabinas River will be considered hostile. Cordero petitions Salcedo for reinforcements as many soldiers protecting frontier have succumbed to fever. Reply from Wilkinson denies hostile intentions. Also includes correspondence from marques de Casa Yrujo of conspiracy between Burr, Wilkinson, and Baron de Bastrop to secede western U.s. states from the union, along with takeover of Florida and parts of New Spain. Details by Casa Yrujo on U.s. president's misleading account of affair as reported to american public. Burr's movements watched closely by informant in Philadelphia known as el gordo, who is suspected by Salcedo of being double agent. (A. Tukey, August 1988)
Persons: 
Wilkinson, Jayme (General)
Persons: 
Iturrigaray, Jose de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Salcedo, Nemesio (Brigadier)
Persons: 
Calleja, Felix (Coronel)
Persons: 
Cordero, Antonio (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Valle, Dionisio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Cuching (Coronel)
Persons: 
Herrera (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Vidal, Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Burr, Aaron (Ex-Vicepresidente)
Persons: 
Ceballos, Pedro
Persons: 
Bastrop, Baron de
Persons: 
Viana, Francisco (Comandante)
Persons: 
Yrujo, Marques de
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Estados Unidos de America
Places: 
Natchitoches
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Hornos (Hacienda)
Places: 
Misury (Rio)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi (Ciudad)
Places: 
Hondo (Arroyo)
Places: 
Sabinas (Rio)
Places: 
Nacogdoches
Places: 
Laredo
Places: 
Rio Grande
Places: 
Londres
Places: 
Floridas
Places: 
Frankford
Places: 
Nueva Orleans
Places: 
Pittsburg
Places: 
Misisipi (Rio)
Places: 
Nachez
Places: 
Philadelphia
Places: 
Ohio (Rio)
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
Fort Pitt
Places: 
Washita
Places: 
Porotes
Ethnic Groups: 
Anglo-Americanos
Ethnic Groups: 
Ingleses
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 096-115 exp. 2
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 096-115 exp.
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
23900013
Rights: 
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