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Scope and Contents

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Index Terms

Administrative Information

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Antonio María Martínez Letters, 1817-1819



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Martínez, Antonio María
Title: Antonio María Martínez Letters
Dates: 1817-1819
Abstract: The Antonio María Martínez Letters, 1817-1819, document Martínez‘s administration of Spanish military forces in Texas.
Accession No.: 1932
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Antonio María Martínez (d. 1823) was born in Andujar, Spain, and served in the Spanish Army before becoming the last governor of Spanish Texas in 1817. He surrendered to Agustin De Iturbide, emperor of the newly independent state of Mexico, in 1822. Martínez died a year later in Mexico City.

Source: Goodwyn, Frank. “Martínez, Antonio María,”Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed February 10, 2011.http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fma65.

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Scope and Contents

The Antonio María Martínez Letters, 1817-1819, document Martínez‘s administration of Spanish military forces in Texas. Martínez’s letters chronicle his attempts to maintain troop morale and the control of military garrisons against the real and perceived threats of Mexican rebels, Native Americans, and the United States.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Martínez, Antonio María --Archives
Subjects
Military administration--Spain--History--19th century.
Places
Mexico--Politics and government--1810-1821.
Mexico--History--19th century.
New Spain--Politics and government--19th century.
New Spain--History--19th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Antonio María Martínez Letters, 1817-1819, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2R94 Letters, part 1, 1817-1819
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2R95 Letters, part 1, 1817-1819
Letters, part 2, 1817-1819

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