The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958 Page: 146
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
No. 807 Bexar, April 17, 182o
Stating that he has been supplying rations to the troops from the
store of corn built up for the company of Bexar, but now the said
company of Bexar auxiliary troops, and all the rest will be left to
perish as this last resource is exhausted
Stating that he has been able to give the soldiers two pesos each
during the current month with the help of a loan of 6oo pesos
from D. Ram6n Muisquiz and the 6oo and some odd pesos received
from the sale of the items seized by Lieutenant Colonel D. Ygnacio
Perez, that in their present condition they cannot live for half a
dozen days, and that there can be no hope of aid until the arrival
of the paymaster who is not expected until the beginning of the
next month or possibly later
Adding that the desertion continues, and he cannot furnish even
the available supplies because the animals run away when they are
put into service, and for that reason he distributed the 182 that were
captured among the four companies, charging each with their cor-
Stating that when the paymaster arrives with the said amount
of corn and the 1,600o pesos he will be able to maintain the troops
for one month, or very little longer, that with the money he cannot
begin to pay the debts or repay the poor citizens for the corn he
has taken from them, and that he now has no excuses with which
he can answer the continual petitions for assistance
No. 808 B6xar, April 26, 1820
Acknowledging receipt of the royal cedula announcing the wedding
of the Sefior Infante, D. Francisco de Paula, and the Princess Dofia
Luisa Carlota, daughter of the Prince of Naples
No. 809 Bexar, April 26, 1820o
Stating that he is informed that the King has relieved Sefior D.
Jose Ymas of his duties as head of the Treasury Department and has
appointed D. Antonio Gonzales Salm6n, Honorary Councilor, to take
charge of the said department
No. 810o Bxar, April 26, 1820
Stating that he is informed that the King has relieved Don Esteban
Losano de Torres of his duties as Secretary of the Office of Justice
and Ecclesiastical Affairs and has appointed as his successor the Sefior
Marquis of Mataflorida
No. 811 Bexar, April 26, 182o
Acknowledging receipt of the royal order whereby His Majesty
has been pleased to decide that retired officers shall not exercise
patriotic duties against their will
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