The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956 Page: 381
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No. 1lo B6xar, September 16, 1817
Acknowledging receipt of royal order granting the minister of
Despacho de Gracia y Justicia the privilege of signing only his surname
Lozano, to facilitate the dispatch of official business
No. 11x B~xar, September 16, 1817
Acknowledging receipt of order to place a concise summary of con-
tents and a statement of the point of origin on the margin of the
correspondence addressed to the viceroy
No. 112 B6xar, September 16, 1817
Acknowledging receipt of notice that the Company of Nuestra
Sefiora del Carmen has been ordered to province of Texas to form the
flying company of Alamo de Parras and that Don Juan de Castafieda
has been appointed captain and Don Juan Calder6n first alferez
No. 113 Bxar, September 16, 1817
Acknowledging receipt of order to suspend the formation of squad-
rons and to maintain the old system until new orders are received by
the commandant general; stating that he [the governor] is counter-
manding orders already issued to effect the proposed change
No. 114 Bexar, September 18, 1817
Stating that money recently delivered has afforded only slight relief
to the critical condition of the province; that the funds have already
been consumed by outstanding debts and clothing for the troops, and
no provision can be made for such necessities as the purchase of seed
and the payment of soldiers
No. 115 Bexar, September 18, 1817
Reporting that horses are not available from any source in the
province nor can they be purchased elsewhere because of lack of
funds; that he is informed that fifty horses in Coahuila supposedly
allotted to the Company of B6xar are useless rejects, and requesting
that mounts be purchased by the paymaster, Castell6n, for delivery
to the province
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