Americans -- Mexico
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Collection consists of Donaciano Vigil's military, family, and personal papers which span the Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. Territorial periods of New Mexico history. Spanish period documents contain land conveyances and abstracts of land primarily in Santa Fe (1770-1803), an inventory of civil and criminal proceedings (1766-1767), and a will (1820). Mexican period documents cover a wide range of New Mexico subjects. Some of the subjects are Vigil's military career (1834-1841), military affairs...
Dates: 1727-1877, bulk 1841-1877
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of military and personal papers of Bernardo Vasquez-Franco, a commissioned officer in the Mexican army, 1817-1845. The military papers include orders, financial accounts, reports, laws and decrees for several presidios in northern Mexico. These decrees relate to supplies, promotions, distribution of lands, Indian wars, the opening of ports on the Pacific coast, and battles at Rosario. A set of papers dated 1845 concern foreigners and illegal sales in the Santa Fe...