Documents relating to the civil and military administration of Chihuahua y Mexico, 1811-1844.


Documents relating to the civil and military administration of Chihuahua y Mexico, 1811-1844.

Documents and official correspondence, mainly addressed to various governors of Chihuahua, relating to the civil and military administration of Chihuahua as a province of New Spain, and, subsequently, as a state or department of Mexico. They include documents concerning appointments, taxes and government expenditures, Indian affairs, official addresses and proclamations, and military dispatches from Janos presidio. Includes documents signed by Manuel Gómez Pedraza, Guadalupe Victoria, Miguel Ramos Arispe, Lorenzo de Zabala, Vicente Guerrero, Miguel Barragán, Antonio López de Santa Anna, Anastasio Bustamante, Lucas Alamán and others.

Originals : 22 folders in portfolio.Copies : partial microfilm reel (105 exposures) negative (Rich. 418:17) and positive.


SNAC Resource ID: 7157016

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