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Letter and table from Benito to virrey Branciforte re: arrival of 2nd batallon de puebla in Havana.

Author(s): 
Perez, Benito
Date: 
01-18-1795
Documentation: 
Havana. January 18 - February 20, 1795. 16p. Letter, table. Original, copy, signed.
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senor: en el informe hecho por el senor inspector don Francisco Antonio Crespo con fecha treinta y uno de mayo

Author(s): 
Lasaga, Diego de (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Crespo, Francisco Antonio
Date: 
09-14-1784
Documentation: 
Mexico. September 14 to December 24, 1784. 16p. Letters, informes. Signed.
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cartas del coronel don Melchor Vidal de Lorca governador que fue de la provincia,

Author(s): 
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor (Governador)
Author(s): 
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Date: 
11-07-1787
Documentation: 
San Carlos. November 7, 1787 - April 29, 1789. 48p. Maps, letters, informes. Originals.
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en cumplimiento de la superior orden de v.e. de 5 de diciembre de '92

Author(s): 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de
Date: 
08-26-1793
Documentation: 
Santander. August 26, 1793. 24p. Informe. Original. Population figures (comparison of current total with that at beginning of conquest), hostilities, plans to create presidio of 100 men to repel indian attacks. As there are not enough soldiers for presidio, settlers will be recruited. Cost of plan estimated at 10,000 pesos. Information on establishment of settlements; how haciendas figure into defense plan against tamaulipas indians. Sierra gorda says, que solo nos falta para acaver de dominar esta sierra el laborio de minas. advises against murgier's presidio idea. Mentions plan to sell assets of religious personnel to fund defense. Castro suggests acavar con ellos is only solution. Lists indian population at conquest as 5-6,000; at writing as 5-600 but armed; sierra gorda suggests that defense effort be moved north. Advises against new missions, as all but zaraquayes and pacitas are already pacified. Mentions that Veracruz, Santander are better than this area for shipping salt to Spain, for transport cost, fletes; local fishing could be enhanced, but americans, French have advantage of using smaller vessels. Advocates strengthening fishing industry in Santander, rio del norte to limit further encroachment into Spanish waters. Discusses how flete overland is determined; more cost effective to carefully time maritime travel. Total cost of all development proposals is 36,000 pesos. (O. Velez, February 1990)

dice que v.e. podra remetir los quadernos 19 y 16 del legajo

Author(s): 
Diego, Lasaga de (Coronel)
Date: 
11-25-1792
Documentation: 
Mexico. November 25 - December 5, 1792. 12p. Letters. Copies, originals.
General Subjects: 

Letter requesting copies of military documents.

Author(s): 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Date: 
10-31-1816
Documentation: 
Durango. October 31, 1816. 4p. Letter, draft. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Service records of Zacatecas troops.

Author(s): 
Gayangos, Jose de (Brigadier)
Date: 
08-18-1817
Documentation: 
Zacatecas. August 18 to December 2, 1817. 34p. Letters. Signed, copies.
General Subjects: 

Letters concerning Bonavia requesting pay before leaving for Spain.

Author(s): 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Mariscal de Campo)
Author(s): 
Calleja, Felix (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Batnes, Antonio
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
07-12-1813
Documentation: 
Mexico. July 12, 1813 to May 21, 1818. 26p. Letters, informe. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Letters from Bonavia to viceroy; various military concerns.

Author(s): 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Date: 
03-29-1815
Documentation: 
Durango. March29, 1815 to January 20, 1816. 20p. Letters, informes. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Documents concerning military, fiscal, and medical affairs of Provincias Internas de occidente.

Author(s): 
Aguirre, Diego de
Author(s): 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Velasco, Francisco
Date: 
07-06-1813
Documentation: 
Chihuahua, Arispe, Durango. July 6, 1813 to July 22, 1814. 74p. Letters, informes. Signed, transcribed.
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