The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956

Notes ald Docufitets
Caledar of the Letters of ANtoaio liartiez,
Last Spaxisk Voaeror of Zexas, 1817-1822
Translated and edited by VIRGINIA H. TAYLOR
[The following calendar is a continuation of the letters of Antonio
Martinez, last Spanish governor of Texas, z817-1822, the first section of
which appeared in the January, 1956, Quarterly.]
No. 116 Bexar, September 18, 18i17
Reporting that the iron and steel for which the commandant gen-
eral said he had given the order of delivery has not yet arrived and
that these materials are urgently needed for the repair of weapons and
the construction of lances
No. 117 Bexar, September 18, 1817
Stating that his observation parties have brought no unusual news
from the United States; that six soldiers have been dispatched to
Natchitoches with letters to the consul and vice-consul and also the
mail sent by the office of the general
No. 118 Bexar, September 2o, 1817
Reporting that Lieutenant Colonel Ygnacio Perez has delivered
the allotment of one hundred guns and thirty thousand cartridges
No. 119 Bexar, September 2o, 1817
Transmitting the report of Alferez Don Francisco Rodriguez who
was engaged in a fight with Comanche Indians on the Frio River
No. 12o Bexar, September 20, 1817
Recommending Yldefonso Corona for the position of sub-lieutenant
because of his long service and exemplary conduct
No. 121 Bexar, September 22, 1817
Reporting the need to strengthen the reestablished Company of
Bexar and the demands of its former members for reenlistment; re-
questing a decision thereon for immediate action
No. 122 Bexar, September 23, 1817
Reporting the evident error in the order for admission of Don
Francisco Martinez into the veteran company without daily wages
and seniority

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