The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 60, July 1956 - April, 1957

Notes and Documents

Calendar of the Letters of AHltoNio jAartiez,
Last Spaish jooerHor of etas, 1817-1822
Translated and edited by VI RG INIA H. TAYLO R
[The following calendar is a continuation of the letters of Antonio
Martinez, last Spanish governor of Texas, 1817-z822. The first sections
appeared in the January, z956, and succeeding numbers of the
QUARTERLY.]
No. 517 Bexar, June 21, 1819
Reporting that no special incident has occurred during the third
week of the month of June except the continual annoyance of the
hostile Indians
No. 518 Bexar, June 21, 1819
Stating that since he has been ordered to suspend the sending of
parties to the interior he has no means of answering the enclosed
request of Antonio Vaisquez; reporting that late arrivals say it is cer-
tain his son has been ransomed but he can not come because of lack
of assistance; asking the commandant general to make some decision
on this particular case
No. 519 Bexar, June 25, 1819
Acknowledging receipt of the royal order declaring the proper
treatment of those who receive the grand cross of San Hermenegildo
No. 520o Bexar, June 25, 1819
Reporting that he is informed of the decision made by the Seior
Auditor de Guerra in the case of the deserters, FMlix Mendes and
Carlos Laso of La Bahia, and also of the commandant general's agree-
ment with the said decision which will be reported to the comman-
dant of La Bahia for its due execution
No. 521 Bexar, June 25, 1819
Reporting that he is informed of the commandant general's agree-
ment with the opinion of the Senior Auditor de Guerra in the case of
the native, Jose Castillo, who took part in the defeat of the rebel Peri,
and stating that the said opinion will receive due execution
No. 522 Bexar, June 25, 1819
Acknowledging receipt of the royal order of the 13th of October
and the attached document stating the procedure to be followed in

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