Evacuation of Texas : translation of the Representation addressed to the supreme government / by Vicente Filisola, in defence of his honor, and explanation of his operations as commander-in-chief of the army against Texas. Page: 64 of 72
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DAYS " PLACES LEAGUES
8. . . Santa Gcrtrudis . . 5
9. . " Las Pintas . . . 6
10. . . " San Patricio . . . 6
11. . " ElPapelote . . . 6
12. . " Las Rositas . . . 6
13. " Goliad . . . 3
A true copy.-Matamoros, April 29th, 1836.-Luis Noriega,
Office of the commandant-general of Nuevo Leon and
Tamaulipas.-Excellent Sir:-With Don Manuel Hernandez,
captain of dragoons, I send to colonel Domingo Ugartechea,
commandant at Goliad, subject to the orders of your Excellency,
thirty thousand dollars, because, although I had forwarded a
larger amount, the danger which the rising of the Indian presents,
and the not having a sufficient escort, has determined me
to order that it should remain in this place, where your Excellency
may dispose of it as may seem most fit.
May your Excellency receive my considerations.
God and Liberty.-Matamoros, May 7th, 1836.--Francisco
V. Fernandez.-To his Excellency, general-in-chief of the army
Office of the commissary-general of the department of
Tamaulipas.-Excellent Sir:-With Juan Cuevas, lieutenantcolonel
of permanent cavalry, I forward to the order of your
Excellency, fifty-six thqusand nine hundred and eighty-eight
dollars two rials three grains, for the assistance of those meritorious
troops. I would like that said remittance were of a
larger amount, but the great scarcity which we yet suffer, does
not permit my particular desires, on this occasion, to be satisfied.
Of the one hundred and seventy-three thousand eight hundred
and ten dollars two rials, which were deposited in this office, for
the army of operations, I have forwarded thirty thousand to
the order of his Excellency, the president general; and the commandant
general has disposed of some amounts here, and to-day
there is not enough to complete the fifty-five thousand eight hun*ded
and seventy-five dollars seven rials and fivM rains, which
is required by general Joseph Urrea, who arriOyesterday.All
of which I inform your Excellency of, and entreat him to
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Filísola, Vicente. Evacuation of Texas : translation of the Representation addressed to the supreme government / by Vicente Filisola, in defence of his honor, and explanation of his operations as commander-in-chief of the army against Texas., book, 1837; Columbia, [Tex.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6110/m1/64/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .