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Vedia y Pinto and Gomez de Castro request military retirement because of illnesses suffered.

Serial Number: 
041-05724
Title: 
Vedia y Pinto and Gomez de Castro request military retirement because of illnesses suffered.
Author(s): 
Calleja, Felix
Author(s): 
Ruiz de Aguirre, Josef
Author(s): 
Cavarrubias, Ramon (Medico)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
08-11-1807
Date: 
09-05-1807
Documentation: 
San Luis Potosi. Monterrey. August 11, 1807-September 5, 1807. 36p. Letters. Informes. Signed.
Summary: 
Troops from Nuevo Santander and Nuevo Reyno de Leon instructed to remain as auxiliaries in Texas. Vedia y Pinto requests retirement due to illness. F. 204 describes illness as dolor de pulmones. Calleja verifies said illness and approves request for retirement. Doctor Covarrubiastestifies to Vedia y Pinto's illness and describes it as callos de los Pies. F. 211 mentions Gomez de Castro's campaign against Mescales and the groin injury he suffered in that campaign. Due to said injury Gomez de Castro requests retirement with right of Fuero militar and use of uniform. Calleja remarks that injury is unverified and retirement not approved. (P. Lenz, may 1990)
Persons: 
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel)
Persons: 
Vedia y Pinto, Vicente (Capitan)
Persons: 
Covarrubias, Ramon (Medico)
Persons: 
Garza, Pedro de (Alferez)
Persons: 
Flores, Benturo (Teniente)
Persons: 
Gomez de Castro, Juan Manuel (Capitan)
Persons: 
Mascorro, Gregorio (Teniente)
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Bejar
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Azanzu
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Cerral (Villa)
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescales
Military Groups: 
Nuevo Santander, Compania Volante de
Military Groups: 
Azanza, Compania de Dragones Provinciales de
Military Groups: 
Cerral, Compania de Dragones de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 257 ff. 200-218
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 257 ff. 200-218
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
25700019
Rights: 
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