The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956 Page: 474
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
No. 123 Bexar, September 25, 1817
Reporting that the reconnaissance of the Matagorda coast did not
achieve the desired results because of delays for which he is repri-
manding Lieutenant Don Jesis de Aldrete, who was commissioned to
make the reconnaissance; transmitting the diary of Lieutenant
No. 124 Bexar, September 27, 1817
Requesting a statement of the price of merchandise, weapons, and
seeds recently delivered to the province so that the paymaster, Don
Francisco Collantes, can adjust his accounts with each company ac-
cording to the orders of the Seiior Assistant inspector, Don Manuel
No. 125 Bexar, September 3o, 1817
Reporting the escape of the rebel, Pedro Procela, from the main
guard house, his flight into the interior with several citizens of Bexar
and nineteen head of stolen stock, and the immediate but unsuccess-
ful pursuit of the party.
No. 126 Bexar, October 3, 1817
Transmitting military report
No. 127 Bexar, October 5, 1817
Reporting that a Tancahue Indian, taken prisoner at Bahia, is being
sent to the commandant of Rio Grande to be placed at the disposi-
tion of the commandant general
No. 128 Bexar, October 6, 1817
Stating that Bachiller Don Jos6 Cayetano Morales is holding the
position of parish priest and military chaplain without benefit of
salary or fees, that the impoverished citizens can provide little or
nothing for his maintenance, and recommending his official appoint-
ment as military chaplain with the corresponding salary
No. 129 Bexar, October 14, 1817
Reporting the scandalous conduct and arrest of Lieutenant Colonel
Jose Salinas, who refuses to live with his wife, and transmitting the
sumario thereon for the decision of the commandant general
No. 13o B6xar, October 15, 1817
Acknowledging receipt of information that 7,347 varas of blue cloth
and 20 of scarlet for uniforms and capes have been ordered for de-
livery to the three veteran companies and that as soon as the material
and buttons for shirts arrives from Vera Cruz the corresponding con-
signment will be delivered; noting the manifest error in the stated
number of varas of blue cloth which should be only 1,847 since each
company is to receive 449 varas
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