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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Julio-Diciembre 1857

The Benson Latin American Collection

Mariano Riva Palacio Collection:

Part 11, July-December 1857



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Riva Palacio, Mariano, 1803-1880.
TitleMariano Riva Palacio Collection
Dates: 1716-1880 (bulk 1835-1875)
AbstractCorrespondence and official documents of Mariano Riva Palacio, thrice governor of the State of Mexico, pertaining to the governance of Mexico at federal, state, and local levels during the 19th century. This page describes Part 11 of the   17 total parts in the Mariano Riva Palacio Collection guide.
OCLC Record No.29925371
Extent7 linear feet
LanguageSpanish or Castilian.
RepositoryBenson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Political leader. Born 1803 and died 1880 in Mexico City. Educated as lawyer. Offices held: Primer Regidor del Ayuntamiento de México (1829), deputy to the Congreso de la Unión (first elected 1833), Minister of Justice, Minister of Hacienda (June-Aug. 1848), thrice Governor of the State of Mexico (1849, 1857, 1871), Director del Nacional Monte de Piedad. Imprisoned 1852-1854 during final presidency of Antonio López de Santa Anna. Named Emperor Maximilan's defender in May 1867. Worked to develop Mexico's law enforcement system, roads, railways, and industry.

For a complete chronology of Mariano Riva Palacio, see   Part 1: Introduction to this guide.

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Scope and Contents Note

The collections pertains to the governance of Mexico at federal, state, and local levels, to management of various institutions and haciendas, to social and economic conditions in Mexico, and to the activities of Mariano Riva Palacio and many other well-known figures of 19th century Mexico, plus documents relating to the settlement of the estate of Vicente Guerrero. Other names prominent in the collection are Juan Álvarez, Mariano Arista, Ignacio Comonfort, Atilano Sánchez Garayo, and Antonio López de Santa Anna.

This page presents Part 11: July-December 1857 of the collection guide. To access other parts of the guide see   Related Material.

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Arrangement

Arrangement is primarily chronological, with items numbered in accordance with the published guide: Dabbs, Jack Autrey. The Mariano Riva Palacio Archives: A Guide (University of Texas. Library. Independent Mexico in documents: Independence, Empire, and Republic;
Vol. 2, pt. 1-3)
Mexico :
Editorial Jus,
1955.

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Related Material

The item level description of this guide follows the published calendar The Mariano Riva Palacio Archives: A Guide by Jack Autrey Dabbs (three volumes, with index). Due to the size of the electronic files, the online version of this guide is divided into 17 parts as follows:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mariano Riva Palacio Collection, 1716-1880, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, University of Texas at Austin

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Calendar of Items

 

Julio-Diciembre 1857

6709 Revilla, José L. Pachuca, LS. July 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of documents; Elecciones primarias completed; delay in arrival of Saborío; counterfeit money found; arrest of robbers.
6710 Castillo Ganancia, Francisco del. Jonacatepec, ALS. July 1, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Rumors spread by Cura de Cuautitlán of his dismissal; service in tierra caliente and tierra fría; removal from office by Plutarco González in 1855; loss of health; sons studying law and medicine; request for continuance in the Juzgado de Letras.
6711 Piedra, José de la. [Oficio al Secretario general del superior Gobierno del Estado de México en Toluca.] Morelos, Copy. July 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 33 cm.
Report of Subprefecto de Jonacatepec on attack by Cobos' band at Tepalcingo; use of Guardia Nacional from Jonacatepec; protest against extra taxes.
6712 _____. [Oficio al Secretario general del Gobierno del Estado de México.] Morelos, Copy. July 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Resignation of the Prefectura; stomach ailment.
6713 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Carta sin dirección.] Mexico, Unsigned. July 1, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Acceptance of election as governor conditional upon a period of leave; need to attend to personal business and children's education; weakened health.
6714 Pizarro, Nicolás. Mexico, LS. July 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resignation of Comandante general de Toluca Francisco Arroyo accepted by the Ministerio de la Guerra. Addressed to Hacienda de la Asunción.
6715 Álvarez, Juan. Ciudad Guerrero, LS. July 2, 1857.
1 l. 20 × 25 cm.
Notice of death of son Encarnación. Printed letter.
6716 Piedra, José de la. [Oficio al Secretario general del Estado de México.] Morelos, Copy. July 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 33 cm.
Decision to resign; infantry company under Julián Rodríguez organized.
6717 Alatriste (?), Miguel Cástulo de. Puebla, LS. July 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment to the Suprema Magistratura of Puebla.
6718 Velázquez, J. Francisco. Tlalmanalco, ALS. July 4, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Report of rebel band near Tetelco sent to Arrascó (Arsacó?); Riva Palacio invited to Tlalmanalco to avoid the fight.
6719 Iturbe, Francisco. T'oluca, ALS. July 4, 1857.
1 l. 22 × 28 cm.
Month's leave granted Riva Palacio; Iturbe appointed interim governor; request for money by the Jefe de Hacienda; advice of Comonfort; hope of collecting the Contribución extraordinaria; loss of crops in the valley.
6720 SECRETARÍA DEL CONSEJO DE GOBIERNO DEL ESTADO DE MÉXICO. Toluca, Signed: José Guillermo de los Cobos. July 4, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Month's leave granted Riva Palacio by the Legislature; interim governor to be elected.
6721 Nájera, Domingo. Zacualtipán, ALS. July 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election as governor.
6722 Arévalo, Manuel. Tulancingo, ALS. July 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulation on election as governor; uprising reported in Tlanamautla(?) by Soto; Tulancingo left unguarded.
6723 Sancha, José Isac de la. Toluca, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. July 5, 1857.
Departure of Javiera and Carlos; Francisco Iturbe elected interim governor; delays in reports from judges in Cuernavaca and Huichapan; letter to be delivered by Carlos or Carrasco.
6724 Zerón, Manuel. Zacualpam, ALS. July 5, 1857.
4 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election; reports of marauding bands led by Matías Estrada, Lucio, and Cavareda in Ixtapan and Coatepec; Ignacio Díaz in Teloloapam; Escobar; Piélago; threat to Tenancingo and El Oriente; Marino in Taxco; elections in Coatepec doubtful; hope for election of Riva Palacio as president; activity of Núñez in the election; election of Pancho Calderón as deputy; Granda tending toward the rebels; illness; need for troops.
6725 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a José Guillermo de los Cobos.] Unsigned. July 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 33 cm.
Acceptance of appointment as governor with one month's leave.
6726 Nájera, Domingo. Zacualtipán, ALS. July 6, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Complaint against Subprefecto Carbajal; support of the Prefecto and the Juez de Letras; complaint of Molango against Lolotla; bad faith shown by Ábrego [Ábrigo?]; experience with Juan Rodríguez de Puebla.
6727 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, LS. July 6, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request to the President for funds; rebel attack on Ocuila[n]; troops needed by the Comandante general; letters from Prefectura de Cuautla; resignation of the Prefecto; name of a replacement requested; troops raised in Cuautla and in Jonacatepec; bad weather in Chalco. Addressed to Calle de Tacuba No. 7, Mexico.
6728 Velázquez, Francisco. Tula, LS. July 6, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election.
6729 Olmedo, Manuel de. Noticia comparativa de los productos que rindieron las contribuciones directas en el Estado el año de que fué el último de que se formaron datos, deduciendo el monto de la contribución personal suprimida por el Plan de Ayutla, y lo que ahora producen las contribuciones y alcabalas. Contaduría general del Estado, Toluca, LS. 1851 July 6, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
6730 Guerrero, José Antonio. Zacatlán, LS. July 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election; article in El Siglo.
6731 Vértiz y Mora, Esteban. Villa del Valle, LS. July 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election.
6732 Arsacó, Manuel. Tlalmanalco, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in 6033. July 7, 1857.
Disapproval of the votes of the Supreme Court; Galindo.
6733 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, LS. July 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Help from the President expected via Zapata; increase in numbers of rebels; letter from Montiel; comparison between income from the Contribución directa and income from present taxes; proposed end to the alcabala; Cabareda reported near Tenancingo, Malinalco, Tacualoya, and Ocuila[n]; need for troops.
6734 Martínez de la Concha, José María. Ixmiquilpan, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed: Martínez Hermanos. July 7, 1857.
Congratulations on election as governor.
6735 Santillán, José María. Tulancingo, LS. July 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election as governor; personal suffering at hands of Cobos in the last revolution; mistreatment of his children; service as Administrador de correos.
6736 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. July 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for Colonel Ignacio Serrano's proposal for government service and a school in Tulancingo.
6737 JUZGADO DE JUCHITEPEC. [Oficio al Administrador de la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Juchitepec, Signed: Ramón Verdura. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. July 7, 1857.
Return of oxen from the hacienda; delivery to Antonio Abad; claim for damages.
6738 Gonzalez, Plutarco. Toluca, ALS. July 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plan for establishment of the First Division of the Army; plan for uniforms; ignorance of Iturbe on the subject.
6739 Villagrán, Rafael Maria. Villa del Valle, LS. July 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election; introduction to a committee of Francisco Garay and José María Salinas; La Fuente; condition of the jail; local peaceful conditions; Esteban Vértiz.
6740 Macedo, Juan Fernando. Toluca, ALS. July 8, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 26 cm.
Request to the President for partial relief from the Contribución directa on account of the damage to the crops; Iturbe's lack of influence with Comonfort; news of Spanish War sent through Texas.
6741 Martínez, Bernardo. Ixmiquilpan, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed: Martínez Hermanos. July 8, 1857.
Congratulations on election.
6742 Iglesias, José María. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. July 8, 1857.
Recommendation for Lic. Francisco del Castillo Ganancia for vacancy as Juez de Letras de Cuautitlán.
6743 Sierra, Rafael. Toluca, ALS. July 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Continued requests for pay for troops; advances from the Contribución sobre arrendamientos; request for pay for Captain García in Tulancingo from the Contingente; plans to reduce number of state employees and to create a Dirección general de rentas. Includes attached letter:
a. Jacobo M. Barquera: [Carta a Riva Palacio.] Toluca, LS. 1 l. f. 2. Good portrait of Morelos reported in possession of José María Santillán, Administrador de Rentas de Tula; earlier owned by Almonte; possible use in preparing the monument; rumored plan to reduce salaries of state employees; transmittal of $20 from Álvarez; Carlos. July 9, 1857.
6744 Carrillo, Francisco. Texcoco, ALS. July 9, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election; need for end to civil wars.
6745 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, ALS. July 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter delivered by Zapata; funds needed for González' Brigade; commitments for artillery equipment; need for rifles contracted for by Barreiro; troops needed from Comonfort against the rebels; concern about the Spanish war; disposition of his Spanish employees. One-real stamp.
6746 Bárcena, José de la. Durango, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead of Governor of Durango. July 13, 1857.
Notice of his election as governor and opening of the Congreso constituyente.
6747 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, LS. July 14, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Receipt of request for extension of leave; personal decision not to continue as interim governor; pressing business in Mexico; concern over Spanish employees on his haciendas; departure of the Brigade without need for the leva; supply of mules and wagons; disappearance of the rebels.
6748 Antón, Juan de. Morelia, LS. July 15, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on speech delivered before the Congress reported in El Porvenir; monument to Morelos; increase in public instruction; Juan; the Presidio del Mineral del Monte; reorganization of jails; congratulations on election.
6749 Palacios, José. [Carta a Esteban Baizet.] Teziutlán, LS. July 16, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Business with los puros; debt by Rafael Ávila not paid; high price of tobacco. On Envelope: Baysset.
6750 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, LS. July 17, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plan to arm a garrison for the city and raise a Batallón del Comercio; need for rifles promised by Barreiro and Obregón in contract; delivery in Mexico; convoy with prisoners to go to Mexico.
6751 Campero, M. A. Toluca, ALS. July 17, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for intervention to see justice done in case of the Rancho de Tepatepec, Pueblo de Axapusco; short interim government by Cobos; papers sent to the Ministerio de Hacienda; payment of tax on the property; use of land by the village; exemption from tax; property placed on auction by the Juez de Teotihuacán; case referred to the Prefecto de Texcoco; continuous trouble with the Indians; Iturbe. Includes copy of letter:
a. [Sin firma.] Texcoco, Copy. 1 l. f. 3. Transmittal of exposición from Síndico Rafael de León, Ayuntamiento de Axapusco on disposal of Rancho de pulques de Tepatepec; shortage of pasture and firewood; injustice of selling public land to private individual. June 25, 1857.
6752 Zerón, Manuel. [Carta a Francisco Iturbe.] Zacualpam, ALS. July 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Election returns sent to Prefecto Saavedra; letter from rebel Ignacio Díaz, asking for meeting in Barranca de Malinaltenango; Jefecitos in Guerrero State awaiting chance to enter the state to pursue rebels; danger from the Jefecitos; desire of Guerrero State to annex Cuernavaca and Cuautla; superiority of Toluca crops to those of the South; letter to be sent to Riva Palacio; work with Díaz Leal on elections in Coatepec; Riva Palacio supported for presidency; rebels in Apetlahuacán reported by Núñez.
6753 _____. [Carta a Juan Saavedra.] Zacualpam, LS. July 17, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Preparation for elections; threat from rebel leader Ignacio Díaz of Teloloapam to the Presidente de la Junta Electoral, Mateo Izquierdo, of trouble if troops from Toluca guarded the elections; message from Ixtapan; conference with Díaz; entry into town; Matías Estrada; departure of rebels; elections conducted in freedom, favoring Comonfort; arms and mounts of the rebels; retreat to Malinaltenango; help of Núñez.
6754 Revilla, Bernardo. Gobierno del Estado de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Printed letterhead. July 18, 1857.
Notice of withdrawal of Riva Palacio; government left to the President of the Supremo Tribunal de Justicia.
6755 Mateos, José María. Toluca, ALS. July 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Examination of uniforms furnished by Barreiro; poor quality of the cloth and design; comparison with the samples shown by Obregón; modification in prices; difficulty in paying for the uniforms; preparation of budget by Iturbe and Romero.
6756 Saborío, J[uan] N[apoleón]. Pachuca, ALS. July 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Entry on duties; plan to appoint Juez interino de lo criminal; increased number of criminals and prisoners as result of the revolution; recommendation for Lic. Emilio Saborío and José Ortiz Monasterio; vacancies in Juzgados de Cuautitlán and Zacualpam.
6757 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, ALS. July 20, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of letter from President; reluctance of Legislature to make Cobos interim governor; inclination of legislature to grant extension of leave.
6758 Corzo, Ángel Albino. Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas, Chiapas, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Printed letterhead. July 21, 1857.
Receipt of letter on separation from the government in favor of Presidente del Superior Tribunal José Guillermo de los Cobos.
6759 Bustamante, Isidoro de. ALS. July 22, 1857.
2 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Record of events in Chalco referred to his wife; unjust imprisonment by the Comandante general.
6760 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, ALS. July 23, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Complaint of the Alcalde de Metepec; use of leva without knowledge of the government; protests to the Comandante; troops reported in the Cuartel by Zapata; record of Servando Parra to Juzgado de la Villa del Valle; expulsion from college for stealing; jail sentence for theft in 1850. One-real stamp.
6761 Zapata, José Nicanor. Toluca, LS. July 23, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Inability to pay Francisco Arroyo back account as ordered by Iturbe; brigade furnished by the state ready to march.
6762 [Noriega?], Joaquín. Cuernavaca, ALS. July 24, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Popularity of Riva Palacio; Vicario's band reported by Alcalde de Tlalquiltenango (Tlaltenango?); Juan Piteroti (Pitzoti?) at Puente de Los Hornos; danger of war with Spain; claim of Javier Echagaray to return lands taken into the haciendas; Lorenzo Hernández killed by Pablo Bueno; re-establishment of schools.
6763 López, Albino. [Carta al general José de la Piedra.] Morelos, ALS. July 24, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Vicario reported at Huichila R[ia]cho de Tenextepango with 200 men; effort to subvert Tepalcingo and Jonacatepec. Envelope note: Puente del S[antísi]m[o] no. 6, por los Rebeldes.
6764 GOBIERNO DEL ESTADO DE MÉXICO, SECRETARÍA DE GOBIERNO M 1[UNK]. Toluca, Signed: F. Iturbe. July 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 33 cm.
Transmittal of Oficio of the Legislature on July 21, extending Riva Palacio's leave by one and one-half months.
6765 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, LS. July 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter from the President; transmittal of extension of leave.
6766 Ugalde, Ignacio. Zacualtipán, ALS. July 24, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Danger of removal of brother-in-law Luis Andrade from Comandancia de Celadores de la Aduana Marítima de Tampico; appointment by General Moreno; removal by Rosas Landa; service in Ramo de Hacienda; removal to Contaduría offered by Comonfort to replace Zetina Abad if the latter would accept the Administración del punto de la Ventosa; complication raised by Zetina's election as deputy from Puebla; support of Plan de Ayutla; votes favorable to Comonfort; election of Lic. José Juan(?) Napoleón Saborío and Vicario; decision not to attend on account of lack of learning; brother Jesús.
6767 Arévalo, Manuel M. Tulancingo, ALS. July 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Position of Interventor requested for his brother; need for a secretary; appointment of brother as secretary in Ixmiquilpan; objection raised by Olmedo.
6768 Piedra, José de la. ALS. July 25, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Travel prevented by illness; General Céspedes; battalion sent to Cuautla; return of the troops to Hacienda de Atlapango(?); letter from secretary in Morelos (see No. 6763); importance of Districts of Cuautla and Cuernavaca because of their contact with Guerrero and Puebla.
6769 Carreto, J. María. Mexico, ALS. July 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for help; service in Guerrero as Consejero and Secretario de la Comandancia general with Aburto without pay; losses suffered in personal affairs.
6770 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. July 25, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Offer of use of his house in Toluca; readiness of his brigade. One-real stamp.
6771 Pesquera, Francisco. [Recibo.] Mexico, LS. July 25, 1857.
1 l. 16 × 22 cm.
Printed form. Linea de Tlalpam; receipt for $92 for passage for [UNK] persons to Hacienda de la Asunción in Chalco and return. Receipt of $88 acknowledged by Rodríguez.
6772 Granados Maldonado, Francisco. Toluca, ALS. July 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return of De la Fuente; removal from Chair of Literature and assignment to the Chair of Physics; direction of the college given to Dávalos; loss of pay; dedication of volume of unpublished poems; request for new position.
6773 Zerón, Manuel. [Carta a Francisco Iturbe en Toluca.] Zacualpam, ALS. July 30, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Fruitless interview with Ignacio Díaz and Mateos Estrada; troops of Ugarte and Escobar separated and en route to the Sierra; patrolling of roads to Ixtapan, Coatepec, Meyuca, and Malinaltenango; requisition of private property; defeat of Marino Hernández by General Tapia at Atzala near Taxco; letters to Mariano Riva Palacio unanswered; withdrawal of Prefect from Sultepec; resignation of the Subprefectura; vicinity divided pro-Núñez and against him; Rafael Romero not recommended as replacement.
6774 Gili(?), Agustín. Toluca, ALS. July 31, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
House offered for use of Riva Palacio in event of visit.
6775 Velázquez, F[rancisco]. [Carta a Francisco Iturbe.] Jilotepec, ALS. July 31, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Beginning of leave period; difficulty of finding substitute; appointment of Isidoro Luque; Nieva; Tula; travel planned to family hacienda and to Mexico; petition by citizens of Tula to the Gobierno General, avoiding payment of tax on lands; opposition of Ayuntamiento and Prefecto; need for municipal funds; clarification of law needed.
6776 Miramón, Manuel. [Carta al doctor José María Díez de Sollano.] Toluca, LS. August 2, 1857.
2 l. 22 × 28 cm.
Delays in handling of his retirement papers; aid of the President and of Riva Palacio and Iturbe; papers referred to the Legislature; Cura de San José; baptism of niece; residence of Riva Palacio: Calle de Tacuba No. 7, near drugstore. Address: Rector del Colegio Seminario.
6777 Othón, Juan. Guanajuato, ALS. August 3, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Amnesty for part in Revolución de San Luis; criminal charges; imprisonment by Aguirre, Governor; danger of la ley fuga; escape; review of charges in Tribunal de Celaya; imprisonment in Granaditas; request for help. Two one-real stamps.
6778 Iturbe, Francisco. Toluca, LS. August 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm., 3 l. 17 × 21 cm.
Disapproval of appointment of Cosme Quesada, Prefecto de Tlalnepantla to be Subprefecto de Cuautitlán; impression of Andrade; case referred to Godoy and Terreros; transmittal of documents:
a. Manuel Ortiz de Zárate: [Oficio al Secretario general del Gobierno del Estado de México.] Prefectura del Oeste de México, Tlalnepantla, Copy. 1 l. f. 2. Printed letterhead. Appointment of Cosme Quesada to Partida de Cuautitlán. July 24, 1857.
b. _____: [Oficio al Secretario general.] Tlalnepantla, Copy. 2 l. f. 3-4. Printed letterhead. Recommendations of José María Godoy and Manuel Terreros; disqualification of Quesada as member of the Ayuntamiento; request for confirmation. July 30, 1857.
6779 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, LS. August 5, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Daily difficulties with the Guardia Nacional; murder of Juez de Letras in Tetecala; General Negrete in Ixtla; imprisonment of suspects; increased activity of patrioteros; defense of his policy.
6780 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. August [6], 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Josefina's operation for chest ailment; Linio (?); proposal to collect unpaid rent on convents withheld to avoid the Ley de desamortización; Ramón de la Cueva.
6781 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, LS. August 6, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for José María Aguilar, Administrador de Rentas, in effort to obtain release of father from jail in Guanajuato; request for intervention with the President; visit from reaccionarios; peacefulness of the city.
6782 Mascareñas de Martínez, Mariana. Chalco, ALS. August 6, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Position of Primitivo and of brother-in-law lost because of the Oath to the Constitution; possibility of a restricted oath; Doloritas.
6783 Comonfort, Ignacio. [Carta a Francisco Iturbe.] Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 7, 1857.
Support of infantry and of cavalry under Soto to be borne by state; dispatch of troops under González; use of politics to cover banditry.
6784 _____. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 7, 1857.
Support of Soto's troops to cost $11,000 per month, against $20,000 for the González Brigade; González' success in Tenango, Tenancingo, and Coatepec.
6785 González, Plutarco. [Carta a Francisco Iturbe.] Tenancingo, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in No. 6033. August 7, 1857.
Success against local band; funds requisitioned from Hacienda de los Arcos by Ignacio Mañón and by writer from Álvarez Pando of Tenancingo, payable by the state; arrival of cavalry with Ramírez.
6786 Rosa (Riva? Piña?), J. D. de la. Cuernavaca, LS. August 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Troubles at Tetecala, Xochitepec; past peacefulness of Cuernavaca; election of Alcalde Antonio Acosta; replacement in new election by Valentín Marmolejo; refusal of Ayuntamiento to meet with him; Marmolejo's trouble with General Haro; alcabala de Tlaquiltenango; Lic. Bonsta; warning against Marmolejo.
6787 Jiménez, José María. Mexico, LS. August 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Papers on retirement of Manuel Miramón sent to the Legislature by Iturbe after approval by the President; request for end to the delay.
6788 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 7, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Relative peace of the city disturbed by General Negrete's arrival and policy of impressing soldiers and horses; resentment of citizens aroused; troops called federales; Plutarco González reported defeated at Tianguistenango; Comandante Casales defeated by Vicario near Iguala; convoy for General Álvarez captured by Vicario; report by Frenchman; efforts to find funds to maintain garrison.
6789 Campero, M. A. Mexico, LS. August 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Armed expedition of Lic. Licea y Borja, Juez de Teotihuacán, to take possession of Rancho de Tepatepec; revolt by Indians of Axapusco; injury and imprisonment of Indians; transfer to Texcoco; death of Blas Ramírez; similar incident reported by Don Felipe from Tetecala; Juez de Letras Filomeno Vieyra killed in the plaza as result of un-co-ordinated orders of General Negrete; involvement of school-teacher; protest against Negrete.
6790 [Comonfort, Ignacio.] [Carta a José María del Río.] Tacubaya, Copy. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 8, 1857.
Orders to advance on Tenancingo and function under the command of Plutarco González; report of bands gathering in Almoloya (Distrito de Sultepec) and Tenancingo; travel via Toluca; cavalry sent to Tenancingo by the Governor.
6791 J. Fernando and J. Francisco. [Petición al Subprefecto Eugenio Barr(e)do.] San Cristóbal los Baños(?), No signatures. August 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Vain efforts to sell land for more than the fines held against them; suffering in the Juzgado Real de Ixtlahuaca; sale of bull; request for release; promise to take families to Sitaguaro (Zitácuaro?) or Los Reales.
6792 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 8, 1857.
Colonel José María del Río sent to Tlalpan with cavalry and infantry troops; González.
6793 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. August 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Juez de Letras Refugio de la Vega to be sent to Cuernavaca; reluctant request for assignment of Castillo Ganancia to be sent from Jonacate to Morelos; official needed in Cuautla. Two one-real stamps.
6794 _____. Morelos, ALS. August 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Attack on Jantetelco by a cuadrilla; criticism of the Subprefecto; disapproval of expenses asked by Gutiérrez for defense of Jonacate; money taken by force from the Aduana; Guardia Nacional; horses needed for the garrison at Jonacate; problem of operating the jails; recruiting for the Batallón de Tiradores; lack of good recruits; objection to criminals in military service; Varela; Hacienda de Tenextepango suspected of making artillery for the reaccionarios; Varela sent to Cuit[z]eo. “Parece que la tierra produce ya en lugar de semilla ladrones.”
6795 Veytia, Mariano R. Tulancingo, ALS. August 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
R. Madariaga; peacefulness of the district; Manuel Soto; disagreements with Prefecto Manuel Soto; cases sent to the Tribunal Superior.
6796 Flores, Secundino. Amatepec, ALS. August 9, 1857.
2 l. 18 × 24 cm.
Peaceful conditions reported to Colonel Esteban León.
6797 Granados Maldonado, Francisco. Instituto, ALS. August 9, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations for return of Riva Palacio to the governorship.
6798 Cortina, J. G. de la. Tacubaya, ALS. August 9, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recent purchase of Hacienda de Venta de Cruz in Los Llanos de Apam, near Otumba; recommendation for Leandro Monroy in request for relief from bond and permission to divide his property among his children.
6799 Montaño, José María. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 10, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for government position; service as captain.
6800 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. August 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return from Chimalhuacán; letter to Palomo; Nicanor; opposition to appointment of Núñez despite recommendation of Zerón; appointment of Romero; travel with B. from Tenancingo to “lo de Santana.” Javierita; Josefina; Coatepec.
6801 Castillo, Z[eferino] del. Tenancingo, LS. August 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment in January as Subprefecto; abuses suffered from Comandante general Plutarco González; lodgings furnished troops; resignation.
6802 Garay y Texada, Francisco de. Villa del Valle, LS. August 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment to comittee with López and Salinas by the Ayuntamiento; meeting in the Salón de besamanos; illness of wife; congratulations on appointment; Subprefecto Villagrán.
6803 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 10, 1857.
Del Rio's detachment replaced by that of Colonel Rivero with cavalry and infantry; mission to Tenancingo to work with González; shortage of men for brigade organized in the state reported by Alas (?); General Portilla and Colonel Soto not sent because of shortage of funds.
6804 [Noriega,] Joaquín. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 11, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendations for pacification of Tetecala; withdrawal of powers from the Ayuntamiento; need for firm hand; size of garrison; bands operating from Santiago and Tenancingo.
6805 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 11, 1857.
Plan brought by Zapata for ridding state of bands; troops of González.
6806 Núñez, Juan. Zacualpam, LS. August 11, 1857.
5 l. 19 × 28 cm.
Local troops raised to garrison the town against bands led by Matías Estrada and Ignacio Díaz; attacks on Ixtapan and Coatepec; rebel leader Marino Hernández; José Torrescano; letter to Iturbe; Subprefecto Manuel Zerón; mail interrupted by bands at Texcatitlán; attack on Sultepec; help requested of Lieutenant Colonel Sinforiano Martínez, Comandante de Plaza de Izcateopa (Ixcateopan), Guerrero State; help delayed by administrative complications; Junta popular discussed with Zerón; lack of support from officials; band reported at Malinaltenango; fortification of the church tower; enemy at Ixtapan dislodged by Plutarco González; attack on Hacienda del Cortijo; need for Guardia Nacional; payment to troops from his pocket; request for reimbursement. Includes bill.
a. Juan Nuñez: Cuenta que manifiesta el haber de la fuerza que se puso sobre las armas el y cesó el Zacualpam, LS. 1 l. f. 5. Claim for $307. 27 de Junio 5 de Agosto.... August 11, 1857.
6807 Zapata, José Nicanor. Tacubaya, LS. August 11, 1857.
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Troops sent to replace the González Brigade.
6808 Escalante, Joaquín. Jilotepec, LS. August 12, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resignation from the Congress.
6809 Castillo Ganancia, Francisco del. Jonacatepec, LS. August 12, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of account of bandit activities near Jonacatepec.
6810 Campero, M. A. Mexico, ALS. August 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Revised account of the fight at Axapusco; death of Blas Ramírez; abuses by the judge; Prefecto de Texcoco; ranch passed to new owner.
6811 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 12, 1857.
Misfortune of Juez Vieyra; report on Negrete; Zapata.
6812 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. August 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Change in Subprefecto de Teotihuacán recommended by José de la Luz Moreno; Indian uprising blamed on officials; approval of Núñez; Nicanor; Michas (?) Arroyo; Texcaltenco.
6813 Castillo, Z[eferino] del. Tenancingo, LS. August 13, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resignation as Subprefecto refused.
6814 Castro, Mariano. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Chalco, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in No. 6033. August 13, 1857.
Plea for intervention with Mariano Riva Palacio for help for his son Manuel.
6815 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 13, 1857.
Colonel Machado to be sent to Morelos District to organize a Seguridad pública force; danger of bands in Jonacatepec.
6816 Bros, José María. Mexico, ALS. August 13, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for recommendation to Ministro de Hacienda Iglesias and to Castañeda; desire for position in the Mesa de Balanza Mercantil de Oficial segundo; oath to the Constitution; Josefina; Vicente; Javierita.
6817 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 14, 1857.
Troops moved from México to pacify the state; Zapata.
6818 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 14, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Government under the constitution to begin September 16; oath not taken; request for leave; children's school established; new hospital; newspapers not to be informed of reason for leaving office.
6819 Sánchez Garay, A[tilano]. Mexico, LS. August 14, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Thanks for recommendation to Escudero; illness of Escudero; S. Mitra. Onereal stamp.
6820 Iglesias, José María. Secretario... de Hacienda, Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. August 14, 1857.
Request for Monte pío for Sra. de Leiva to be paid in Cuernavaca.
6821 Castillo, Crispiniano del. Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram: CDC. August 14, 1857.
Request for help in settling charges against Aurelio Castillo y Pacheco; charges by Atilano Ocampo after imprisonment for purchase of arms; Rancho del Bermejo; Mariano Pacheco; attack on ranch near Ixmiquilpan; uprising led by Juez de Primera instancia de Zimapán; protest against charges against good families like Castillo Portugal and Pacheco; Ramón Pacheco.
6822 Aguilar y Sánchez, José María. Cárcel de Guanajuato, ALS. August 14, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting of son with Riva Palacio; offer of protection because of distance to be travelled and care of his family; capture in Querétaro with a leader of the rebellion; preference for business enterprise in Querétaro; help of General Arteaga; arrival of Juan Othón in search of Juez de Circuito Pedro Villaseñor; preparation for trip to Celaya; discovery in house of Aguilar; new imprisonment; request for help.
6823 Morphy, Francisco. Mexico, ALS. August 14, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delays in organization of the Fuerza rural for convoy duty on road from Mineral de El Oro to the capital; Rafael Sánchez to be head of force; payment of contribution by Manuel Salceda of this company; arrangement with Sánchez to protect convoy from Ixtlahuaca to Toluca; soldiers ordered back by the Prefecto de Ixtlahuaca; charges against the soldiers for leaving the district with arms.
6824 Saborío, J[uan] N[apoleón]. Pachuca, ALS. August 15, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for leave to allow performance of duties as deputy; performance of duties as judge; untried cases 9 years old; need for back pay; brother Emilio and José O. Monasterio recommended as successors; “el sastre del Campillo.”
6825 Flores, Miguel. Mexico, ALS. August 15, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
The Juzgado de Zacualpam; unanswered letter to Lic. Robredo.
6826 Palomo, J[osé] A[ntonio]. Texcoco, ALS. August 15, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delivery of gifts to Vicente, Antonino, and Juan Agustín Cruz at the Colegio de Agricultura; Manuelito; Agustín Cruz; Carlitos; Vicente Lebrija; escape of prisoners from Chalco.
6827 Valdós, Juan de Dios. Parroquia de Temamatla, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Stamped letterhead. August 16, 1857.
Request for position for brothers Luis and José María; vacancy in Tetecala; place in Tesorería de la Aduana marítima de Sisal, Estado de Yucatán in 1851; letter to Escudero; Ministerio de Hacienda.
6828 Piedra, Jose de la. Morelos, ALS. August 16, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Troops sent to search for robbers near Ayacapistla (?); character of Castillo Ganancia as Juez de Letras; Refugio de la Vega; peacefulness of Cuernavaca.
6829 [Garza,] Lázaro, Arzobispo de México. Mexico, ALS. August 17, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Disciplinary action against Cura Silva.
6830 [Riva Palacio,] Mariano. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Toluca, LS. August 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of Josefina; Javiera; Lupe; Pacheco; Hermanas de la Caridad; Juan José Baz; return of Padre Suárez postponed; Provisor; Ortiz de Zárate appointed Prefecto de Tlalnepantla; Cuautitlán and Zumpango added to the district; religious ceremony for dedication of flag of new battalion; a rival of General Lambert, sent by the President; bandit attacks at Ocuila[n] and Temascaltepec; Godoy.
6831 Castillo Ganancia, Francisco del. Jonacatepec, ALS. August 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter of recommendation from Iglesias; Juzgado de Cuautitlán; Juzgado de Cuernavaca; application for place in Juzgado de Morelos; release from duties in favor of Lic. Vega; Gabrias (Gabriac?).
6832 Zam[or]a, José F. Coatepec, ALS. August 17, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm., 2 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Delay in inventories by Fernando Reyes; power of attorney sent by Rebollar; Protocolo to be turned over to Lic. Pérez y Fernández. Includes document.
a. Reglas para la admon. Coatepec, Unsigned. 2 l. f. 2-3. Details of will; bequests and gifts to José Tomás; Tienda de Coatepec left to Luz Pacheco; factory left in charge of servant; Salomé Zamora to operate hacienda; Venancio Páez to have stipend; business in Ixtapaluca left to Victoriano Luna; houses in Mexico to go to Atanasio Ortega; Texcoco; Santos Peláez; reports to Riva Palacio; N. Herrera; Fernando Reyes; Ladislao Solares; Acuautla; Vera; Soto; Sobrino; Carrillo; Rebollar; Apanquesalco (?); Pantitlán; Peláez; Romano. July 30, 1857.
6833 Gutiérrez, José. Jonacatepec, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in 6033. August 17, 1857.
Attack by Vicario; attack on Hacienda de Santa Clara; Indians of Tepalcingo encouraged to revolt; theft of clothes and horses from Hacienda de Tenango, Santa Clara, and Tenextepango by Vicario's band; withdrawal to Mineral de Huautla, Río de Mexcala; execution of Tiburcio Herrera; Comandante Manuel de Apais; help received from Jantetelco and Guardia Nacional commanded by Captain Francisco Tajonar (?).
6834 Comonfort, Igancio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 17, 1857.
Payment to the Jefatura de Hacienda for troops sent to the state; attack at Jonacatepec; troops from Batallón de Tiradores de Guerrero in Cuautla.
6835 Márquez, Antonio. Jonacatepec, ALS. August 17, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Circular of the Secretario de Relaciones; payment of troops raised against Vicario; lack of funds for teachers; troops of the Tiradores de Guerrero sent by the Supremo Gobierno.
6836 Barredo, Clotilde. Otumba, ALS. August 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for permission to go to Tulancingo to settle business affairs; Manuel Soto and Sancha called “patrioteros de conveniencia”; services in war; imprisonment in Chapultepec; aide-de-camp to Nicolás Bravo; persecution for Spanish origin; charges of conspiracy brought by José de la Luz Moreno; arrest sought by Colonel Soto Mayor; plan to leave the country; message of father written by daughter Clotilde because of his illness.
6837 Revilla, José L. Pachuca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. and fragment. August 17, 1857.
$400 needed to finish water aqueduct to the city; plan to organize Celadores de a caballo; cost of troops; Hospital de San Juan de Dios; return of funds taken by Soto from Mineral del Monte. Note reports no papers on problems with the Prefecture de Tulancingo.
6838 Frías, Ángel. Mexico, LS. August 18, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for Pedro Armand, by profession miner and assayer; experience teaching French in the Instituto; experience in Chihuahua; robbery by Indians on road to Guanajuato; request for aid in obtaining teaching position or in giving private lessons.
6839 Soto, Juan. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead of Ministro de Guerra. August 18, 1857.
Recommendation for Colonel Domingo Sotomayor of the Lanceros; good discipline of his troops; billets requested; contributions to be solicited from hacendados for maintenance.
6840 [Aguirre,] Manuel [G.] Mexico, ALS. August 19, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Watermark as in no. 6418.
Illness; difficulty of obtaining interviews with persons related to his business; General Traconis; sale of house; request for extension of leave.
6841 Saavedra, Juan. Sultepec, LS. August 19, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Travel to Temascaltepec to look for bands.
6842 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 20, 1857.
Batallón de Orizaba ordered to Jonacatepec to maintain order; González' brigade in Mixcoac; expeditions of Soto and Langberg.
6843 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. August 20, [1857]
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Co-operation of Tecaputla (?) and Ocuituco; difficulty of the terrain near the volcanoes; bandits' origin in Puebla State; sympathy for bandits in Jonacatepec and Morelos; neutral position of hacendados; Cuautla; guns distributed to the Guardia Nacional when threatened by Vicario; desire to resign; need for more judges to try cases; crowded jails; capture of a principal in the San Vicente murders; arrest of leading cabecilla Eulogio Cabrera Leyte; removal to Yucatán for trial recommendedl prisoners sent to the Ministro de Guerra; need for spies and police; Celadores; bandits' plans against the Spanish; public meeting aimed at opening jails; proposed appointment of Castillo Ganancia as Juez.
6844 Ganzález, Plutarco. Mixcoac, LS. August 21, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Visit to the troops by the President; Octavo Batallón de Línea; uniforms supplied by Luis Obregón.
6845 Godoy, José María. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. August 21, 1857.
Trouble caused by broken arm; effectiveness of convoys for the stagecoach.
6846 Saavedra, Juan. Tequexquipan, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed: General Emilio Langberg. August 21, 1857.
Loyalty oath from Partido de Temascaltepec as result of involvement with the reaccionarios; garrisons set up by General Lambergg (Langberg) on return to Toluca.
6847 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 21, 1857.
Meeting with García Aguirre; visit to the Brigade; Carrillo's cavalry to go to Jonacatepec; Captain Caballero to take dragoons to Jonacatepec.
6848 León, Esteban V. Tequexquipan, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in no. 6846. August 21, 1857.
Arrival of Langberg in Temascaltepec; rebels driven to Coatepec de Harians.
6849 Lasuriaga de Tirado, María Dolores. Chalco, LS. August 21, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for end to imprisonment of husband Melecio in the ex-Acordada for political crimes in Chalco.
6850 Medina, José María. [Carta al Lic. Felipe Raigosa.] Santa Rita, LS. August 21, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Collection of bond for Diego Villaseñor, Administrador de Rentas de Pachuca; request for legal services and intervention with Riva Palacio.
6851 Saavedra, Juan. Temascaltepec, LS. August 22, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Pronuciamiento of Barroeta in Mineral de San Andrés de los Gamas and Temascaltepec, subscribed to by citizens; withdrawal of Barroeta toward Coatepec to join Cobos; garrisons left by Langberg; troops in Texcaltitlán; Cabecilla Marcos Miranda in Acatitlán.
6852 Raigosa, Felipe. Mexico, ALS. August 22, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter from José María Medina transmitted; request for leniency.
6853 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. August 23, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Danger from bands in Jonacatepec and Matamoros; meeting in Cuernavaca; troops of Carrillo and of Caballero.
6854 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, ALS. August 23, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrests made by police from band of Tranquilino Gómez (alias Malingo); arrest of Manuel Castillo.
6855 Saavedra, Juan. Temascaltepec, LS. August 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Need for garrison in Texcaltitlán and Coatepec Harinas; Marcos Miranda reported in Acatitlán; escape to Toluca; refuge of Barrueta in Monte de la Sierra; Cobos.
6856 Argumosa, J. Eduardo de. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in no. 6033. August 24, 1857.
Recommendation for Cruz Ruiz, victim of persecution.
6857 León, Esteban V. Temascaltepec, LS. August 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Orders to raise troop of 120 men to help Emilio Langberg in campaign against rebels in Coatepec; shortage of weapons; weapons at Mineral subject to General González; funds needed for weapons and troops.
6858 Barba, Miguel. Texcoco, ALS. August 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on return to Governor's position.
6859 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 24, 1857.
Return of Langberg to Mexico City; Colonel Soto's troops to go to Cuernavaca; Cuernavaca taken by Cobos; isolation of Castro's troops; General Montero to pursue Cobos with help of Soto and Negrete; need for replacing Joaquín Noriega as Prefecto; Rómulo del Valle recommended; reports of delay in communications; Ministro de la Guerra.
6860 _____. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 25, 1857.
Plan for pursuit of rebels in Ocuila[n] and Cuernavaca; Langberg to return to capital; Soto and Montero to help Cuernavaca; trial of Spaniard caught manufacturing lances on Hacienda de Atenco.
6861 Langberg, Emilio. Tenango del Valle, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. August 25, 1857.
Ocuila[n] left unguarded by Colonel Soto; need for spies; funds furnished by Zapata.
6862 Saavedra, Juan. Temascaltepec, ALS. August 25, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Local men disarmed in Cieneguillas by Barrueta while guarding convoy of Guillermo Echenique; return to San Andrés; need for troops.
6863 Arsacó, Manuel. Tlalm[]co, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in 6033. August 25, 1857.
Budget for the Juzgado sent with Ramón Ortega; Velázquez; secretario, student of Escudero.
6864 Velázquez, J. Francisco. T'lalmanalco, ALS. August 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter of Amunátegui on Junta de Instrucción pública; children from Tlalmanalquito sent to school in Miraflores; payment by factory owners; approaching installation of the Congreso General.
6865 Ugalde, Ignacio. Huejutla, LS. August 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Decision to attend the Soberano Congreso Nacional as deputy; request for replacement by Jesús María Quintero on temporary basis; Cristóbal Viniegra and José Andapié recommended for other offices.
6866 Castillo, Z[eferino] del. Tenancingo, LS. August 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of Colonel Soto with troops; delay in travel.
6867 Rovalo, An[]. Santa Inés, ALS. August 25, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with Sra. Bros and Carlos; albacea; Interventor; completion of contract; terms of will; Cortina Chávez; Cristóbal Colín; gift of pomegranates from Cuautla.
6868 Salazar, Agustín. Administración de Rentas, LS. August 26, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
State of the Treasury; need for more tax income.
6869 Langberg, Emilio. Tenango del Valle, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. August 26, 1857.
Funds needed by Soto before marching to Cuernavaca; Zapata; plan to come to Toluca with Salazar's infantry.
6870 Gutiérrez, José. Jonacatepec, LS. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in no. 6033. August 26, 1857.
Reinforcements awaited from Puebla, Morelos, and Matamoros; Cuernavaca taken by Cobos and Cabareda; reports of Vicario at Temalaca (?) and Marcelino Cobos near Ixcamilpa; Subprefecto de Chiautla; efforts of General Juan Álvarez to attack rebels with troops under General Negrete; garrison at Paso de Atenango del Río; illness among the Tiradores de Guerrero; Guardia Nacional kept ready.
6871 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. August 26, 1857.
Coup d'état feared by newspapers; reports of pronunciamientos; answer to Couto's opinions prepared by El Monitor; Josefina; Lupe; Lola; Agustín.
6872 Arsacó, Manuel. [Carta a J. A. Palomo.] Temamatla, ALS. August 26, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Error in delivery of letter in Chalco for Juan Ruiz; sent to Ameca; meeting requested in Hacienda de Zoquiapan; fields attacked by locusts and worms; Atoyac; Guadalupe; Cocotitlán; Temamatla.
6873 Palomo, J[osé] A[ntonio]. Texcoco, ALS. August 27, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of letter from Arsacó; plague at Atoyac, Guadalupe, and Temamatla; use of the archives.
6874 Sicilia, Juan. Ixtlahuaca, ALS. August 27, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Increase in income for the Hacienda Pública; $2000 from arbitrio extraordinario; plan to send money to the capital. Two half-real stamps.
6875 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 27, 1857.
Costs of uniforms for the González Brigade; withdrawal of Rómulo del Valle as prospective prefect for Cuernavaca; Captain Caballero's troops at Jonacatepe and Morelos; cavalry under Carrillo.
6876 Aguirre de la Barrera, Miguel. Ixtapaluca, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in no. 6033. August 27, 1857.
Request for clemency toward Cristóbal González; letter delivered in Coatepec.
6877 Andonáegui, Joaquín. Cuautitlán, LS. August 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Increased efforts to collect taxes for the state; expenses caused by upkeep of a brigade of soldiers.
6878 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 28, 1857.
Pursuit of Barrueta by Langberg; Soto to pursue Cobos near Ocuila[n].
6879 Iturbe, Francisco. Mexico, LS. August 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Receipt of printed pamphlet on occasion of the dedication of the flag of the First Battalion; difficulties with the Legislature of Querétaro; order for doubling daily pay; difficulties caused on the haciendas; Hacienda de la Llave.
6880 Obregón, Luis G. Mexico, ALS. August 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Protest of delay in pay for the uniforms; Barreiro; escort for delivery of arms.
6881 Fandiño, Joaquín. Yautepec, LS. August 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to increase tax income; danger from El Coloso Español; danger from local bands.
6882 Carrillo, Vict[]o. Chalco, LS. August 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes; contribución extraordinaria established by the Law of May 26 for the Supremo Gobierno General; $1209 submitted in July.
6883 Calderón, Lorenzo. Tenango, ALS. August 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes; penury of the treasury.
6884 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 29, 1857.
General Tapia in Cuernavaca on way to Tenancingo to join Langberg; rebels in Temascaltepec; Coatepec; Montero to remain in reserve in Cuernavaca; Caballero to go to Jonacatepec.
6885 Bros, José M. Mexico, ALS. August 29, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm. 1 l. 23 × 27 cm.
Receipt of plan for the new government; reduction in [UNK] salaries; Castañeda. Includes list of employees and their old and new salaries. Lists last name only: Calvo, G. Conde, Tovar, Robert, Sierra, Barrera, Delahanty, López, Pérez, Calderón, Ortiz, Castillo, Castillo (!), Cardeña, Barrera, Machado, Rincón, Campos, Bros, Galán, L. Aparicio, Abogado, Uriosti, Puentes. One-real stamp.
6886 Castañeda, Marcelino. Mexico, ALS. August 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Bros appointed to Mesa de glosa de Cuentas; Dhela[ha]nty, Ortiz, Calderón.
6887 Covarrubias, Víctor. Mexico, ALS. August 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for pay for teacher Josefa Corral; delay blamed on Moreno, recaudador.
6888 Ríos, Manuel de los. Temascaltepec, LS. August 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes for state treasury; Brigade of General Lambert (Langberg?); need for garrison.
6889 Palomo, J[osé] A[ntonio]. Texcoco, ALS. August 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Description of the worms destroying the fields; confinement to Hacienda de Guadalupe, Atoyac, and towns of Cocotitlán, and Temamatla; Administrador de la Hacienda de Tepetitlán, belonging to Couto; attack on salt factory; loss of horses; reinforcement of garrison awaited from Calpulalpam; spies employed.
6890 Mendoza, J. Tenango, LS. August 30, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Receipt of order to pay General Tapia $300 from the Administración de Rentas; Cobos reported at Coatepec.
6891 Inclán, José María. Morelos, ALS. August 30, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes for the state treasury; difficulty of collecting taxes.
6892 Navas, Nicolás. Tetecala, ALS. August 30, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes for the state treasury.
6893 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 31, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for leave; required separation from the government for not taking oath to the Constitution; work on the new school and hospital; arrangements for retirement.
6894 Ruiz, Mariano. Cuernavaca, LS. August 31, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes; abuses suffered in Iguala and by Pérez de Castro in Tlalpam; amounts due in Morelos and Yautepec.
6895 Gutiérrez, Manuel. Mexico, ALS. August 31, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for permission for Cura Salvador Suárez to return to his curate in Tejupilco; permission of the Archbishop; rules published by the Escuela de Artes. One-real stamp.
6896 Cárdenas, Agustín. Pachuca, ALS. August 31, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Efforts to increase tax income; confusion of local records; taxes on estates; illness of children; Natalia.
6897 Malagamba, Gerónimo. Toluca, ALS. August 31, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Separation from Depositaria de los bienes del Clero en Puebla; employment by Zapata in the Jefatura; request for additional position.
6897A Langberg, Emilio. LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. Undated. August, 1857?
Messenger killed; arrival at Hacienda de La Estancia; failure of Marcos Miranda to make proper attack; difficulty of roads; use of Indians to carry equipment; withdrawal of enemy to Amanalco and La Sierra; route via San Francisco, Santiago, and Tenancingo; Tapia's forces; arrival of Romero; circular to towns recommended, requiring them to refuse requisitions of the enemy under pain of fines; local sympathy for los revoltosos; foot injury; Hacienda de San Francisco.
6898 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. September 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Departure of the Cuarto Batallón de Línea; danger from the “última revolución de la Sierra”; support of Arteaga; request for intervention with Comonfort to keep the garrison.
6899 Bernal, Paz. Zacualpam, LS. September 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collects taxes; Rentas de la Hacienda pública.
6900 Garrido, Alejandro. Zimapán, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 1, 1857.
Letter of Juan Hahn for collection of rent on the Astillero de la Encarnación; repair to jail.
6901 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 1, 1857.
Transmittal of letter for Soto in Tenancingo; orders of General Langberg.
6902 Barreiro, Eugenio. Enyege, LS. September 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Payments to the Administración de Ixtlahuaca; agreement with brother Luis in payment for uniforms; Tesorero Mateos; Sicilia.
6903 Obregón, Luis G. Mexico, ALS. September 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Compliance with contract for delivery of rifles; request for payment; Barreiro; escort to be furnished by the Gobierno general.
6904 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. September 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plan for attack on rebels in Temascaltepec; withdrawal of Tapia from Cuernavaca for lack of funds; funds sent for march to toluca; Colonel León to march to Cuautla; Carrillo's troops in Huamantla instead of Jonacatepec; Caballero to work with the Seguridad pública; Zapata authorized to issue funds against the Treasury; replacement of Piedra as Comandante and Prefecto in Cuautla recommended; Joaquín Noriega.
6905 Mora de Lebrija, Bernarda. Mexico, ALS. September 2, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for safe-conduct for José de la Luz Cariano (?) to avoid his being taken into the army; Lebrija; Julia; Paz.
6906 Argumedo, J. de. Ixmiquilpan, LS. September 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra effort to collect taxes for the state.
6907 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 2, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Rumors of uprising against Spaniards on the 16th; plan for garrisons during the civil ceremonies; Montero's work of pacification in Cuernavaca; funds needed for the troops; request by Castro after surrendering to the rebels; corn supplied for horses; rumor of substitution of Godoy for Riva Palacio; complaint by Atlacholoaya citizens; papers taken by the reaccionarios.
6908 Moreno, Gabriel. Tlalnepantla, ALS. September 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra effort to collect taxes for the state.
6909 Salazar, Manuel. Actopan, ALS. September 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra efforts to collect taxes; low income of the farmers; commerce halted by insecurity of the roads.
6910 Lezama, Francisco. Zacualtipán, ALS. September 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra effort to collect taxes for the state.
6911 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, LS. September 2, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness during visit of the pronunciados; capture of Lic. Muñiz, son, and Exalcalde in Amanalco; mail taken by the rebels; apparent popularity of their cause.
6912 Castro, Mariano. No place, ALS. no date.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for clemency for son Manuel Castro; imprisonment in the Ex-Acordada; plans to take him to Toluca for disposition; request for amnesty.
6913 Moreno, José Andrés. Mexico, ALS. September 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delay in reporting for work in the Sección provisional de la Tesorería general; return of Reyes from Tula awaited.
6914 Lezama, Juan. Huichapan, ALS. September 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra effort to collect taxes; funds taken from the Fondo de Escuelas de la Municipalidad de Chapantongo by Parres, then Prefecto, in 1856; shortage of school funds; appointment of L. Rojas as Juez.
6915 Arévalo, Manuel M. Tulancingo, ALS. September 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Extra effort to collect taxes; contribuciones; income from the alcabala; lack of check points; entry of “efectos extranjeros” without paying duty; end of case involving death of his cousin.
6916 Licea (?) y Borja, José María. Teotihuacán, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram: GLB. September 3, 1857.
Receipt of order to go to Toluca for new position; problem of family and passage fare; duties to be assumed by the Juez de Letras de Texcoco.
6917 Alas, M[anuel]. Mixcoac, ALS. September 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Progress of the brigade from Mexico State; Jalapa; rumors of a coup d'état discounted; impossibility of the new constitution; concentration of troops in the capital; danger of War with Spain; Guardia Nacional under Brigadier González; Comonfort; Iturbe; pronunciados reported approaching Toluca.
6917A Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. September 3, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Report to Supremo Gobierno on conditions; request for resignation approved.
6918 Barreiro, Eugenio. Ixtlahuaca, LS. September 3, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Attack on his house by pronunciados; interview with Cobos; questions about the Administración de Rentas, Diezmos, Renta del tabaco, and Peaje; seizure of firearms; flight of Juan Nava, Colector de Diezmos; funds seized from Francisco Piloña; funds seized from Félix Mondragón of the Renta del tabaco; seizure of mail; writer threatened with the “suerte de Rojas”; payment of ransom; threats made to the haciendas; Hacienda de Enyege to be burned; Julio Reyes released from jail; Corona; departure of band toward Jocotitlán; resignation submitted; Vicente Herrera recommended as successor.
6919 Comonfort, Ignacio. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 4, 1857.
Encirclement of Cobos foiled by delay by Tapia; return to Toluca for orders from Langberg; increased funds expected; troops needed in the capital.
6920 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. September 4, 1857.
Petition of Tolo (Tula?) and Cualtitlalpan (Cuahtlalpan?) to be attached to Partido de Zumpango; opposition of Subprefecto de Teotihuacán; problem referred to Aguirre.
6921 Montaño, José María. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 4, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Picture lost in mails seized by pronunciados; attack by rebels on home on the 28th; injury to his mother; request for money; support of Genaro Sinis (?); conduct vouched for by Miguelito Arrioja, Soto, Lerdo Tejada; school experiences with Ignacio Comonfort; affection shown by his mother Guadalupe Ríos de Comonfort.
6922 Flores, Ildefonso Francisco. Zimapán, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in 6033. September 4, 1857.
Article published in La Unión Popular by Juan Castillo, elementary teacher; suit brought before the Juez de Letras; shortage of funds for teachers' pay; request for transfer to another position.
6923 Langberg, Emilio. La Huerta, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 4, 1857.
Plan to obtain mules locally; letters to the President; Zapata to send him money at Ixtlahuaca.
6924 _____. La Huerta, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 4, 1857.
Report of rebels in Ixtlahuaca and Tulillo; mules needed for the artillery; effort to find mules in Zinacantepec (Zinacatepec?); possibility of coming to Toluca for medical attention to wound in leg; funds expected from Zapata.
6925 Mendoza, J. Tenango, LS. September 4, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of pronunciados in Santiago and care of wounded by Antonio Serrano; reports on Tapia; funds kept by Calderón; arrival of Matías Estrada and Morales in Ixtapan reported via Coatepec; safety of funds collected for the police and soldiers.
6926 Langberg, Emilio. Sección de Operaciones sobre los sublevados del Valle de Toluca, General en Jefe, Hacienda de Caspi (?), LS. September 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Route via Jocotitlán; dispersal of small enemy group; soldiers' need for food and rest.
6927 González, Plutarco. Mixcoac, LS. September 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Visits from Comonfort and the Brigada Zuloaga; meeting in Tacubaya; Brigada de Toluca; reinforcement by the Octavo Batallón and Carabineros.
6928 Langberg, Emilio. Atlacomulco, Copy. September 6, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Losses at Teotitlán; fortification of town by rebels in Atlacomulco; withdrawal at dark toward San Andrés Timila (Timilpán?); convergence on Tula and Tepeji del Río or Santiago Tianguistengo; Cobos at Tenancingo; pursuit planned toward Jilotepec; danger in leaving Toluca unguarded; difficulty of following with foot soldiers.
6929 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, ALS. September 6, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Insecurity of living conditions; criminals removed from jail by the pronunciados.
6930 Castillo, Z[eferino] del. [Oficio al general Emilio Langberg.] Tenancingo, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Stamp of office. September 6, 1857.
Copy of letter to the Prefecto del Distrito; invasion of town by Reaccionario Piélago from Malinalco, en route to a meeting with Cobos at Tecualoya or Ixtapan.
6931 Obregón, Luis G. Mexico, ALS. September 6, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Purchase of rifles on order of the Governor.
6932 Peláez, Santos. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 6, 1857.
Request for intercession on behalf of writer; taxes of alcabala claimed on herd of sheep left on Hacienda de San Antonio Tula; Receptor de Tula; carneros de Guaracha.
6933 Langberg, Emilio. Atlacomulco, LS. September 6, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Enemy reported in Huaxpillan (Huaxpillasi?); route to Mijiní (Nijiní?) to cut off escape via Ocuila[n] and San Felipe to La Sierra; Villa del Carbón; General Tapia and General Montero to search towns and ranches near Ocuila[n] for hidden arms.
6933A Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. September 6, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of troops under Colonel León; need for pursuit of robbers; crowded jails; resignation from military command accepted by Gobierno General; request for another position; Vicario reported in Huachinantla(?); report by Subprefecto de Jonacate; small farms abandoned because of robbers; possible funds in Jonacate for troops; funds offered by García Icazbalceta.
6934 Saavedra, Juan. Temascaltepec, ALS. September 6, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Warning from the Prefecto Municipal de Sultepec; union of Berrueta's band with Cobos in El Valle; recruits obtained by Cobos in El Valle; departure for Toluca to obtain a piece [of artillery]; possible use of agents in the city; Cobos reported in Hacienda de la Gavia; arrival of Ma[n]uel Bonilla Espada, son of Santa Anna's minister. One-real stamp.
6935 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 7, 1857.
Pursuit of Cobos by Langberg and Tapia; Zapata.
6936 Langberg, Emilio. LS. September 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Orders for Tapia to seek enemy in Tenancingo; trip to Toluca to obtain troops for pursuit.
6937 _____. Jocotitlán, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 7, 1857.
Withdrawal of the enemy to Hacienda del Mayorazgo on road to Santiago Tianguistengo; Tapia to seek Cobos there; Montero; orders for Colonel Soto and Colonel Rivero; return to Toluca.
6938 Márquez, Antonio. Jonacatepec, ALS. September 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Payment of troops from local funds by the Subprefecto; Batallón de Tiradores; continual robberies; lack of law enforcement; state of disorder blamed on government by the reactionaries; decrease in sale of sugar, honey, corn; danger to arrieros on roads; newspaper notices of crimes.
6939 Camacho, Santiago. Cap[]l, ALS. September 8, 1857.
2 l. 17 × 22 cm.
Arrival of Amado Guadarrama with false note from Soto, inviting Presidente Municipal Antonio Cuevas to Texcaltenco; arrest of son of Cuevas.
6940 León, Esteban V. Temascaltepec, LS. September 8, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Departure of Cobos and band from El Valle toward Amanalco and Tulillo or Ixtlahuaca; capture of arms; arrival at Atlacomulco and Hacienda de Costilla, then Hacienda de Nijiní, San Nicolás Peralta, Lerma, Santiago Tianguistengo; proposal to meet Vicario in Ocuila[n] and prepare to advance on Toluca or return to Coatepec de Harinas and attack Temascaltepec; report of Subteniente Florentino Núñez after escape at Hacienda de Cieneguillas; Langberg; submission of budgets and reports to the Jefe Superior de Hacienda; funds loaned by local citizens; troops from Amatepec without ammunition.
6941 Lubián, Antonio. Huautla, LS. September 8, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Undiagnosed illness; effort to increase collection of taxes for the state; poverty of the area; services with the army.
6942 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. September 8, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of Caballero with troops; request for funds; departure for Jonacate; effort to find ammunition for the troops; Colonel Leon's infantry and artillery unable to protect the roads.
6943 Mendoza, J. Tenango, LS. September 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of General Santiago Tapia from Tenancingo; letter for Tapia sent to Ocuila[n], Malinalco, or Chalma; rebels en route to Calimaya; Guadarrama's route to Santiago; Solano.
6944 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. September 8, 1857.
Comonfort's plan for coup d'état; the Congreso; plans of friends to leave the government; Señora Tenorio.
6945 _____. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. September 9, 1857.
Interview with Comonfort; his plan to ask for reforms in the Constitution and for special powers; lacking a quorum in the Congress, to continue the dictatorship; request from governors of most states for the continuation of status quo; illness of the Juez de Letras de San Juan Teotihuacán.
6946 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. September 9, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Encouragement for participation in military operations; return of Vicario to Distrito de Iguala; Negrete's need for reinforcements from Langberg; widespread illness among Negrete's troops.
6947 Pizarro, Nicolás. Mexico, ALS. September 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Problem of business in the Tierra Caliente referred to Prieto; Comonfort's plan to ask Congress for full powers during a reform of the Constitution; criticisms of the Constitution.
6948 [Noriega,] Joaquín. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Bandits reported at Tlaltizapán; report to Montero; funds needed for soldiers; danger of uprising against Spaniards; participation of Subprefecto de Jonacate in movement to annex his district to State of Guerrero; Morelos; judge needed for Tetecala.
6949 Haro, Benito. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. September 10, 1857.
Meeting with President; payment to Je[c]ker & Co.; Zapata.
6950 León Acosta, Benito. Mexico, ALS. September 10, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Permission given Antonio Escandón to build railroad from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific; proposal to build a spur of the railway from the Santa Bárbara station to Chalco; recommendation of Siliceo; value to Cuautla and Chalco; El Peñón; Garita de la Viga; issue of bonds; Junta Directiva to include Riva Palacio, Lic. Escudero y Echánove, Lic. Couto, Béistegui, Rovalo, and Francisco Velázquez.
6951 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 10, 1857.
Letters from Langberg and Haro. Transmittal of unsigned note on plans of the reaccionarios; service of Moreno in Cazadores de la Guardia under Santa Anna; Moreno to take Cuernavaca; “los dos Cobos” to take Toluca; diversionary attack of Colonel Díaz on Temascaltepec; Junta Directiva.
6952 Medina, Francisco G. de. Mexico, ALS. September 11, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Request for position at Tetecala; reputation of Riva Palacio for basing choice on merit and aptitude; transmittal of list of offices held; family size.
6953 Esquino, Manuel. Mexico, LS. September 11, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for permission of Cura Suárez to return to his curate in Tejupilco; support of Lic. Romero Díaz. One-real stamp.
6954 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 11, 1857.
Clash between Cobos and General Haro at Santiago Tianguistengo; reassurance of faith in Riva Palacio.
6955 León, Gregorio. Lerma, LS. September 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transfer of prisoner under guard to General Tapia at Atlapulco; band of 600 pronunciados reported at Hacienda de Santa Catarina.
6956 Saborío, J[uan] N[apoleón]. Mexico, ALS. September 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for Miguel Gómez Flores; 370 cases left pending in Pachuca; 180 in jail; departure to serve in Congress.
6957 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 12, 1857.
Victory of Tapia over Cobos at Santiago Tianguistengo; funds needed by Caballero in Jonacatepec; Icazbalceta's report on funds for Seguridad pública; Zapata.
6958 Saavedra, Juan. T'emascaltepec, LS. September 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return of local residents after defeat of Cobos; León; funds needed for local garrison; problem of disarming returning residents. One-real stamp.
6959 Rebollar, Antonio. Texcoco, LS. September 12, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Added burden of court cases assumed during absence of Juez Sustituto de Primera Instancia de Teotihuacán.
6960 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. September 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Employment of son Agustín with merchant Bernardino F. Trevillo; funds needed by sons Agustín and Antolín and Sobrino Pedro to start their own business; Cuarto Batallón kept in Querétaro. Added note by María del Pilar Siurob de Lebrija.
6961 Soto, Manuel F. [Carta al presidente Ignacio Comonfort.] Tulancingo, ALS. September 13, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Effort of Subprefecto de Apam to gather posse to pursue band of pronunciados; enmity of residents to the Supremo Gobierno and refusal to serve; posse raised in Tlanalapa and Tepeapulco; men called for service with Guardia Nacional; payment of Contingente federal; Cobos; el español Revueltas.
6962 Barreiro, Eugenio. Enyeje, ALS. September 13, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plan to leave office; replacement by Vicente Herrera of Ixtlahuaca; popularity of pronunciados; contract between Pepe Peña and brother Luis for sale of corn; 50 muleloads of corn seized by Cobos and distributed to the poor in Atlacomulco.
6963 Haro, Benito. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. September 13, 1857.
Recommendation for General Tapia as prefect or Comandante militar; report to Zapata concerning widows. One-real stamp.
6964 Mendoza, J. Tenango, LS. September 13, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Band of pronunciados reported between Mexicalcingo and Tiang[]co, led by Colonel Pérez Gómez (Gálvez?); arrival of Cobos in Tenancingo, joined by Lucio Loeza; meeting in Santiago; danger to government.
6965 Veytia, Mariano R. Tulancingo, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed. September 13, 1857. 1845.
Policy of forcing workers to comply with contract for work on haciendas; opposition to jail sentences for debt; disagreement with Soto; support of the Estatuto orgánico de la república in case before the Tribunal Superior.
6966 [Riva Palacio,] Mariano. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Toluca, LS. September 13, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Madariaga; inaccuracy of newspaper accounts; opposition to the government; reduction of the police; marriage of Atilano; Carrasco; Josefina; Lupe; Javiera.
6967 García, Fernando. Mexico, ALS. September 14, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Escape from Cuernavaca; prevented from entering Toluca by enemies; $2400 taken by the rebels in Cuernavaca. One-real stamp.
6968 Cossío, Francisco. Teotihuacán, LS. September 15, [1857].
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
$1000 transferred to the state Treasury; agreement to return the loans when funds are received.
6969 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. September 15, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Need for funds for spies to discover hiding bandits; death of four criminals in Jonacate; others sent to Mexico for trial via Varela's battalion; work of Colonel Caballero; contribution by “los señores García Icazbalceta”; truce offered by pronunciados; ill health; Cuernavaca.
6970 Jáuregui, Ignacio de. Mexico, ALS. September 15, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Efforts of residents of (Dajadí? Dajiedí?) to establish a separate town; opposition of hacienda owner; favorable consideration by Spanish government.
6971 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 15, 1857.
Return of Colonel Soto to the capital; loss of letters from General Tapia on road to Cuernavaca; report from Subprefecto de Tenango; garrison in Toluca; consolidation of rebel forces.
6972 Barreiro, Luis G. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 15, 1857.
Reported departure of Riva Palacio on leave; government to be left to Godoy; request for guarantee of payment of bills outstanding by the state; debt due Obregón.
6973 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, LS. September 16, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Policy of reconciliation with the rebels; letters taken by the Administrador de Correos; reports from the Administrador de Rentas to the Tesorería and to the Contaduría concerning public funds taken by the pronunciados.
6974 Sotomayor, Domingo. Mexico, LS. September 16, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Newspaper report of escape of Miguel Miramón from the Acordada; Ocuilan; effort to join Cobos; possible refuge in Toluca.
6975 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 16, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Celebration of the “escandaloso grito de Dolores”; danger of uprising against Spaniards; garrison under General Montero; praise for speech of Doctor Martínez de Castro; public notice posted; pursuit of assassins in the San Vicente affair by Captain Bueno; responsibility claimed by General Haro for Bueno's mission.
6976 [Mier y Terán,] Gregorio. San Nicolás, LS. September 16, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Protest of wife of Jorge Madrigal against his arrest by military authorities; held incomunicado; spy reports; Ranchitos de Santa Catarina; rebels reported near Jiquipilco.
6977 Saavedra, Juan. Temascaltepec, ALS. September 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Orders from Langberg for troops to return to Toluca; delay in delivery of orders; capture of messenger by the reaccionarios; troops from Amatepec suited for mountain warfare; need for garrison here; travel to Sultepec.
6978 Torres y Cataño, Manuel. Mexico, LS. September 17, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Protest against arrest of Aniceto Flores.
6979 Pérez Palacios, Ángel. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. September 17, 1857.
Watermark: 17-cm. design of eagle and serpent; letters MEXICO.
Debt due from Ángel Sobrino of Toluca; difficulty of payment because of insecurity of the roads; proposal for payment to State treasury and paper transfer to Mexico.
6980 Cervantes, Miguel. Mexico, LS. September 18, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Legal release of one of his estates; settlement of account with the Tesorería General; sale of some estates by auction; papers of Baz signed by [Vicente Riva Palacio]; objections by Miguel Buenrostro of the Tribunal Superior; Ministro propietario Mercado; help in affairs of Dolores Mosso de Piña. One-real stamp.
6981 Ortega, Crescencio. Mexico, ALS. September 18, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Support of present policy; continued illness.
6982 Granados Maldonado, Francisco. Instituto, ALS. September 18, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of verses in honor of Riva Palacio; plan to leave Toluca.
6983 Solano, Antonio. Lerma, ALS. September 18, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival in Monte de las Cruces; conflicting orders from Langberg; halt in Jajalpa for lack of funds; sale of horses.
6984 Solano, Antonio. Lerma, ALS. September 18, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Arrival from Monte de las Cruces; joined by troops of Amado A. Guadarrama; lack of resources in Jajalpa; Romero; difficulty of following. Langberg's orders.
6985 Aguilar, José M. Guanajuato, ALS. September 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for intervention with Doblado to effect release of father from jail; uncle Arizcorreta; charge of conspiracy denied; use of name Cristino Acevedo.
6986 Mesas (Miras?), Juan. Mexico, ALS. September 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of request for aid.
6987 Palomo, J[osé] A[ntonio]. Texcoco, ALS. September 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Use of stratagems to keep rebels away from the town; the Teotihuacán incident; “acabará por convertir en puros a los q. no eran ni cigarros”; danger of increase if crimes go unpunished; visit from Agustín Cruz.
6988 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 19, 1857.
Cobos' attack at Tecualoya; Langberg to stay in Toluca; Tapia to pursue the enemy; arrival of Langberg's prisoners; Caballero in Jonacatepec.
6989 Escandón, Manuel. Mexico, ALS. September 20, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Warning sent to the Director de Real del Monte of band threatening Pachuca; help of Prefecto de Tulancingo requested; danger to approaching shipment of silver; contract for building railway; Bernardo to organize the company; position of group of Spaniards; the Tehuantepec proposal.
6990 Cruz, Agustín. Chimalh[]n, ALS. September 20, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congregation of men near Teotihuacán, led by battalion commander; force of celadores requested from Chalco by the Prefecto; raid on Santana by Cobos; Tapia; Lola Mile y Chávez.
6991 Márquez, Antonio. Jonacatepec, ALS. September 21, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm., 1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Government blamed by residents for lack of security; attack on Chietla by Cobos; the Tlancualpican incident; growing strength of rebels; reinforcements for Caballero; circulation of circular in the governor's name. Copy:
a. José Gutiérrez: [Circular.] Jonacatepec, Copy signed Gutiérrez, 1 l. f. 3-3v. Order for co-operation with the Seguridad pública and other forces seeking restoration of order. Stamped letterhead. September 19, 1857. September 21, 1857.
6992 [Riva Palacio,] Mariano. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Toluca, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design: Phoenix with letters SUPERFINE. September 21, 1857.
Letter for Francisco Herrera; pay of teacher at Tlalnepantla; continued depredations by the pronunciados; pursuit by regular forces; Josefina; Lupe; warning of Marqués de Salinas about improper signatures.
6993 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 21, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transmittal of papers concerning choice of head of the Guardia Nacional in Tetecala; Alcalde de Tetecala; threat to Tetecala from rebels; need for funds for troops; loans made in person.
6994 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. September 21, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return from Chimalh[]n; decision of President to send the Brigada González against the advice of Pizarro; Acolman; defense of Toluca; rebels to be pursued to Chilapa; dragoons to leave Texcoco; difficulty with alcaldes in Teotihuacán; Palomo; meeting of deputies; departure for Molino; Arroyo; Gregorio.
6995 Mestas, José M. Guadalajara, LS. September 21, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for Esteban Alatorre; experience as Contador de glosa in the Tribunal de Cuentas, in the Contaduría Mayor, Sección de Crédito Público; references Manuel Merino, Pedro Molina; Comandante de Resguardo suggested; success of Plan de Ayutla.
6996 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 21, 1857.
Answer to complaints; General González on way to help end rebellion with help of Tapia; danger of weak garrison in the capital; total of 2,000 troops in Mexico State; effort to convene Congress; troops in Cuernavaca, Cuautla, Texcoco; health of Riva Palacio reported bad.
6997 Gutiérrez, José. Jonacatepec, LS. September 21, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm., 1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Defeat of rebels by Colonel Caballero on road to Matamoros and near Tepexco; help of Batallón Igualdad and the Guardia Nacional; Hacienda de Tenango; help of troops from Matamoros and Chiautla; circular letter given the Administrador de Rentas; transmittal of letter from rebel leader:
a. Mariano Pantaleón: [Carta a Caballero.] Copy signed Gutiérrez, Jonacatepec, 1 l. f. 2. Invitation to Tepotzoque (?); meeting at Tlalixtac; Chietla; Tlalixtaca; travel via Tetela and Tenango; terms of insult. Stamped letterhead. Undated. September 20, 1857.
6998 León, Esteban V. Temasc[]c, ALS. September 21, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Message for Langberg; need for funds to support troops.
6999 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Mexico, ALS. September 21, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with Godoy, Siliceo, and Comonfort.
7000 Palomo, J[osé] A[ntonio]. [Carta a Agustín Cruz.] Texcoco, ALS. September 22, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Rumor of pronunciamiento denied; dispersal of robbers at Teotihuacán; capture of cabecilla Agapito Jabila; band of Ángel Hernández reduced to 19; escape to Monte de Tierrablanca (Rancho de Landa), meeting place for Colonel Rocha; plot revealed for “Oficialito” González to start uprising; Chicaloapam; message exaggerated by Marín; report from Alcalde de Tecamac of presence of Cobos and recruits from Mexico; troops under Llarea (?) dispatched as garrison; prisoners to be sent to Mineral del Monte and to Toluca.
7001 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. September 22, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Assurance of financial help from the President within a month; Mauricio Lanssig (?); Cammett (?); Riva Palacio reported to be only governor with money.
7002 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. September 22, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Decreased danger of war with Spain; return of González Brigade to Mexico State; continued danger to Texcoco and Pachuca from Cobos; plan to send troops on to Guerrero; need to put end to “el escándalo de Chilapa”; meeting with Godoy and Berriozábal.
7003 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. September 22, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Danger caused by lack of funds for the troops; hope of receiving help from Mexico.
7004 [Noriega,] Joaquín. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 22, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of Lic. Licea; guards sent to Tetecala; collection taken among merchants to support troops; General Langberg; transmittal of leaflets found on the streets; involvement of some Spaniards; schools. Enclosure:
a. Cayetano Montero: [Oficio al Prefecto del Distrito.] Comandancia Principal de Cuernavaca, Copy. 1 l. f. 3. Request for meeting of residents and collection of funds in form of loan. September 21, 1857.
7005 Siliceo, M[anuel]. Mexico, ALS. September 22, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Introduction for Miguel Echeverría, commanding a detachment of carabineros.
7006 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, LS. September 23, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of Riva Palacio; return of some residents after the battle at Santiago; misfortune at Tecoaloya(?).
7007 Martínez, Manuel Demetrio. Chalco, ALS. September 23, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Leaflets reporting attempt on life of Riva Palacio; assurance of loyalty to the government.
7008 Martínez, Primitivo. Chalco, ALS. September 23, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Attempt on life of Riva Palacio; assurance of loyalty.
7009 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 23, 1857.
Report of spy in Cobos' band; meeting of Cobos and Miramón awaited; size of band.
7010 Iturbe, Francisco. Mexico, LS. September 23, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Protest against insulting manner and demands of Administrador de Tenancingo Arévalo in seeking extra taxes from the Hacienda de beneficio; help of Zapata and Ministro de Hacienda Iglesias solicited; Escandón; Béistegui; danger in making shipment to Real del Monte; robbers reported on the road.
7011 Licea y Borja, José María. Cuernavaca, ALS. September 23, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Failure of General Montero to furnish escort to Partido de Tetecala; money expected on each stagecoach; orders sent to Teotihuacán.
7012 Escudero, Pedro. Mexico, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm., 1 l. 13 × 20 cm. Embossed monogram. September 23, 1857.
Protest against improper collection of alcabala by Administrador de Texcoco; Law of July 11, 1843; purchase of cattle for San José and Atoyac; support of Ituarte and Villalba. Enclosure:
a. Mariano Ahumada: [Oficio al Lic. Pedro Escudero.] Texcoco, Copy. 1 l. f. 3. Bill for $250 tax on 200 bulls. September 22, 1857.
7013 Palomo, J[osé] A[ntonio]. Texcoco, ALS. September 24, 1857.
4 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Defeat of robber band; capture of Agapito Jabila; transfer to Ecatepec by Antonio Flores, Jefe de Celadores de Tlalnepantla; Agustín Cruz; arrival of troops under Comandante de Escuadrón Remigio Yarza (Garza?) en route to Chalco and Ayotla to receive telegraph orders; troops characterized; “pan para hoy y hambre [UNK] mañana”; dilemma of need for security vs. cost of security; Colonel Rocha in nearby forest; plan to increase the Celadores de Texcoco and Chalco; difficulty of increasing forces in Teotihuacán; disorder in offices in Chalco; reluctance to pay the Contribución.
7014 Velázquez, Francisco. Tula, ALS. September 24, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return of revoltosos from La Sierra; attacks on Jacala and Jalpan; objections to the Subprefecto de Actopan; replacement of Juez de Letras Lic. Barraza recommended.
7015 Carrasco, Melchor. [Cuenta con Vicente Riva Palacio.] Toluca, LS. September 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
List of credits; sum due Zimerman. Has note in hand of M. Riva Palacio on payment by Javiera to Vicente for house on Calle de Tacuba; Lozada.
7016 Espejo, José B. Yautepec, LS. September 25, 1857.
4 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Uprising in Tepoztlán and death of Felipe Gómez in January; question of land title at Hacienda de Oacalco; increased lawlessness; resignation refused; return on request of González and Alas; attacks in 1856 on Hacienda de Atlahuayan (Altihuayan?), property of Escandón, and on commercial house of Manuel Rubín; absence of Subprefecto and Fandiño; Morelos; Jonacate; Cuernavaca; calls himself socialista; rebel headquarters in Tierra Caliente; attack on Vega; attacks on Tetecala and Jantetelco, Partido de Jonacate; loss of population; poor living conditions; visit with French Minister at Hacienda de Atlehuayan in company with Pedro Chaho (Frenchman); claims of the Spaniards; threat of bandits from Hacienda de San Carlos; spies paid from his pocket; successful measures for self-protection; hacienda dams destroyed by residents in past; fine by the Superior Tribunal for allowing death of Spaniards at San Vicente; offer of friends in Morelos to pay fine after his resignation.
7017 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 25, 1857.
Meeting with Godoy and Berriozábal on problem of state finances; operations of González against rebels; Cobos reported at Sultepec and near Zacualpam; meeting with Zapata; appointment of Juez de Letras in Cuernavaca to be cleared with Comonfort because of the delicate San Vicente affair.
7018 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. September 26, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Military operations led by Subprefecto Gutiérrez from Jonacatepec, Colonel Caballero, and troops from Matamoros; collection of the Contribución despite objections; use of funds for the Seguridad pública to pay troops of Caballero; $160 taken at Yecapixtla; request leave to visit Mexico to cure prolonged diarrhea; replacement by Colonel León suggested.
7019 León, Esteban V. Temascaltepec, LS. September 26, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Attack by Cobos' band; efforts to obtain supplies in the city; request for funds to pay troops.
7020 Sierra y Rosso, Feliciano. Tacubaya, ALS. September 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of brother with brain disease; effort to attend to his business; request for letter to the Archbishop and to Comonfort for pay of back salary; letter prepared by Lic. Solórzano; address: Calle de Olmedo No. 8.
7021 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. September 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Military operations; income from Morelos, Cuernavaca, Toluca, and Sultepec to be placed at disposal of the Gobierno General; opposition to end of the Contingente; return of Soto's dragoons to operate near Tulancingo; troops sent to Texcoco and Pachuca; first meeting of the Junta preparatoria; petition of Legislature of Guanajuato to the Congreso General that wide powers be given the Executive; Zapata.
7022 Llama (Llansa?), J. Antonio. Toluca, ALS. September 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for recommendation to the Tribunal de Justicia for position as escribiente de libros; references by General Plutarco González and Lic. Manuel Alas.
7023 [Mier y Terán,] Gregorio. Mexico, LS. September 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Previous request repeated; the Madrigal case; Rozas; Payno's departure abroad on government mission; funds solicited for Hospital de San Juan de Dios.
7024 González, Plutarco. Temascaltepec, LS. September 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Flight of bandits from San Andrés and Tequexquipa toward El Valle; troops from Amatepec, Ixtapa[n], Acatitlán; funds to be requested of El Valle.
7025 Mendoza, J. Tenancingo, ALS. September 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for order confirming his rank as Lieutenant; Mariano Estévez to be Subteniente, Estanislao García to be Sargento primero, José María Mendoza to be Sargento segundo, and Santos Silva, Juan Maya, Casiano Miranda, and Juan de Dios Vidal to be corporals; proposed return to private life.
7026 Sierra y Rosso, Feliciano. Tacubaya, ALS. September 28, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of brother; loan by Gregorio Mier to help him out of difficulties; request for letters of recommendation; arrangement with Archbishop for adjudication of the house of his sister; request for letter of introduction to Comonfort; help needed for brother.
7027 Licea y Borja, José María. Teotihuacán, LS. September 29, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return from Cuernavaca after suffering unexpected expenses; interview with General Montero on shortage of troops and money; irregularity of pay; agreement of Pedro Escudero with his course of action; request for reimbursement for $89 spent; resignation of office as Juez interino de Tetecala.
7028 P[érez] Palacios, Luis. Mexico, ALS. September 29, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of wife; good order maintained in Partido de Yautepec; invitation of Joaquín Noriega for him to take office; Seguridad pública force on road Totolapam-Tlayacapam-Mexico and on road Caracol-Morelos; security of road Tetillas-Cuernavaca; earlier protection by José Fandiño from customs receipts; need for jail, market, and potable water.
7029 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. September 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Vega appointed Juez de Letras de Cuernavaca; González; trial of San Vicente assassins; transmittal of report on operations of reaccionarios in State of Mexico.
7030 Velázquez, J. Francisco. Mexico, ALS. September 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for José Tirado; meeting of the Junta preparatoria; scarcity of deputies; invalidation of some elections; refusal of Rodríguez of San Miguel to take oath to the Constitution; false alarm of trouble in Chalco; Javiera; Jesusita.
7031 Mesias (Mexía?), Antonio. Mexico, LS. September 29, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 28 cm.
Recovery from illness; request for position.
7032 Carmona, Nicolás. [Carta a Gregorio de Mier y Terán.] San Nicolás, ALS. September 29, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Damage to hacienda by pronunciados; demands made by cabecilla Amado Guadarrama for arms, money, horses, and mules; description of horses lost; loss of sarapes from the store; el español Cabareda; oficial Hernández; departure of band toward Santa Catarina; Margarito sent to follow them; another band reported at Jalatlaco. Includes answer:
a. Gregorio Mier y Terán: [Carta a Carmona.] Mexico, ALS. 2 l. f. 2-3v. Agustín de la Cruz; news of seventh bandit visit; store goods to be moved to Toluca or Lerma; uselessness of watchmen; Gerardo García; new incursions to be resisted with force; conditions called guerra social; horses and movable property to be sold. September 30, 1857.
7033 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. September 30, 1857.
Opposition of conservative newspapers; continued reports of pronunciamientos; Javiera; Josefina; Lupe; Francisco.
7034 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. September 30, 1857.
Colonel Mariano Gómez Castaño of Atlixco recommended to be Prefecto de Cuernavaca; good record against bandits attested by Generals García Conde and Gónzalez Mendoza; troops of Colonel Parres in Jacala to help against uprising in La Sierra de Querétaro.
7035 [Mier y Terán,] Gregorio. Mexico, ALS. September 30, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Anecdote of rancher at Atlamaxac who taught his horse to dance; Chicnahuapam (?); Puebla; Barranca Honda; letter from Carmona on damage to his hacienda by bandits led by Guadarrama.
7036 Bustillo, Juan M. de. [Certificado.] Mexico, LS. September 30, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Title: Ingeniero civil, ingeniero Director por el Supremo Gobierno de los caminos de Toluca y Cuernavaca y Profesor de Construcciones del Colegio Nacional de Agricultura. Corner of document water-damaged. Inspection of house at No. 6, Callejón de las Papas, Plazuela del Tequesquite. House condemned as unfit for habitation.
7037 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Ignacio Comonfort.] Toluca, Unsigned. September 30, 1857.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Threatened attack of Cobos on Toluca; González' search for Cobos in Temascaltepec, and Villa del Valle; danger to Tulillo, Santiago Tianguistenco, and Ixtlahuaca; preparations for defense made by Langberg; Tapia at Tenancingo, Malinaltenco, and Coatepec; separate route taken by Guadarrama via Zacualpan, attacking Hacienda de San Nicolás Peralta and El Mayorazgo; use of slogan “[UNK]Viva la religión!”; theft of mules at Monte de las Cruces; another band reported at Cuautitlán and Villa del Carbón; leader Osollos at Ozolotepec; band raised by a Spaniard at Malinalco; authority of the Estados Unidos del Norte to collect import and export taxes; limitation on other taxes by the Constitution; objection to the Contingente; limitations of the Constitution; unconstitutionality of the Ley de Clasificación de Rentas y de Contingente; Law of September 12 called appropriation of state property for the Hacienda federal; Iniciativa de Guanajuato; consideration of similar legislation by the Mexico State legislature; support of the Constitution against abuses of it.
7038 Siliceo, Manuel. Mexico, ALS. September 30, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Riva Palacio's disagreements with Comonfort, his illness, and fear of General González; message from Godoy on danger facing the state and the Republic.
7039 García Icazbalceta, Joaquín. Mexico, ALS. October 1, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Caballero sent to protect Partido de Jonacatepec; attack on haciendas of Tenango and San Ignacio; financial help requested from Aduana de Jonacate; payment of censo enfiténtico; debt of Tenango to Duque de Monteleone; claims from the recaudador; objections to speech made on [September] 16; acknowledgement of Contribución de Jonacate; possible replacement of Piedra. Three one-real stamps.
7040 Palomo J[osé] A[ntonio]. Texcoco, ALS. October 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Damage caused by bandits; arrival of government troops; arrest of Manuel Lascano; capture of Jabila; criticism of Salazar; capture of Barba in time of Reyes Veramendi; Lascano (Lazano) related to the Varela family.
7041 Montaño, José María. Cuerna[va]ca, ALS. October 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for clemency for Joaquín Bolaños; imprisonment through refusal to pay the escribiente.
7042 Mendoza, J. T'enancingo, LS. October 1, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Correspondence through Pablo Maya; payments by General Tapia; troops divided between Tenango and Tiang[]co by General González; reconnaissance toward Malinaltenango and Coatepec; Cobos' route to Temascaltepec.
7043 Bernal, J. M. Cuartel de Degollado, Mexico, ALS. October 2, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for release from prison; arrest during visit to collect money by police looking for Régules, brother-in-law of Mariano Campos; Pérez Palacios; Cuartel de Escartín; denial of wrongdoing; Alcérreca.
7044 Saavedra, Juan. Sultepec, LS. October 2, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Increased bandit activity; danger of political collapse; continual demands of military force; facciosos reported at Atlacomulco.
7045 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. October 2, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Reactionaries reported in Distrito de Texcoco and in Tenancingo; Soto; opinions on the Contingente; influence of governor on the state legislature.
7046 León, Esteban V. Temascaltepec, LS. October 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Need for $120 per day; sublevados reported at Villa del Valle, Zacualpam, possibly Iguala; request for transfer to other duty.
7047 Granados Maldonado, Francisco. Instituto, ALS. October 3, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Separation from the Cátedra de física; request for appointment to Cátedra de lógica; Lic. Hidalgo to replace Zamora in Cátedra de derecho during service in Congress.
7048 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. October 3, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Efforts to obtain funds for León's troops; $800 from Jonacate; reorganization of Celadores de Cuautla; Caballero; troops needed near district capital.
7049 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, LS. October 3, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Town saved from rebel attack by government troops; loss of mail; regret at rumor of Riva Palacio's resignation. One-real stamp.
7050 _____. Villa del Valle, LS. October 4, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Damage done by pronunciados; arrest of Pagaza and Almazán; ransoms required; loss of horses; son withdrawn from school.
7051 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. October 4, 1857.
Agustín; continued uprisings; illness of Pedro Escudero; Javiera; Josefina; Lupe; suggested rent of Tomacoco; water rights.
7052 Sierra y Rosso, Feliciano. Tacubaya, ALS. October 4, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Receipt of letters for the Archbishop; mental illness of brother; fear of losing job during political turmoil.
7053 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 5, 1857.
Cobos reported at Juchi; pursuit by Langberg, González, and Tapia.
7054 _____. Mexico, LS. October 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Cobos reported at Juchi or El Mayorazgo; danger to Tulancingo or Cuautla and Cuernavaca; warning to León in Morelos and General Montero in Cuernavaca; Bernal found playing tresillo in Campos' house with a proclamation and plan for revolution in his pocket; receipt of resolution from the Legislature allowing wide powers to the Gobierno Supremo.
7055 [Cruz,] Agustín. Mexico, ALS. October 5, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Cobos reported at Las Cruces, Llano de Salazar, and Huixquiluca[n]; escort by Solano; return by stagecoach; Godoy; iniciativo prepared by Siliceo and other ministers; Ruiz, presidente de la Junta; Juan José fined for not attending; election of Del Río nullified; new prefecto to be taken from Puebla and sent to Cuernavaca; illness of Escudero; Vértiz; Oruga (?); Lucio; Berriozábal; Javierita; Carlos; Lola.
7056 Lezama (Lazama?), Juan. Huich[apa]n, ALS. October 5, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Regrets over reported resignation of Riva Palacio; business affairs of the district.
7057 Rosa, Manuel de la. [Carta al Presidente.] Tu[l]yehualco, Copy. October 5, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Attack on Cobos; prisoners from Temaloya; capture of priest Díaz León; route to Orizaba; Cobos' plan to reach Veracruz; telegraph warning recommended for governors of Puebla and Veracruz; Izúcar; Acahualcingo (?); Guadarrama's shortage of ammunition; peaje de Tenango robbed; stores of gachupines robbed.
7058 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 5, 1857.
Pursuit of Cobos; meeting with Cruz; Cuernavaca; Villa del Carbón.
7059 _____. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 6, 1857.
General Liceaga sent to Texcoco and Molino de Flores to pursue Cobos and cut the road to Tulancingo; Teotihuacán; Apan; Chalco; González to pursue Vicario near Iguala; Langberg; Tapia; Tianguistengo; Cobos reported left Tenango and near hacienda of Riva Palacio.
7060 Revilla, José L. Mexico, ALS. October 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for 100 rifles held by Luis Obregón for the defense of Pachuca; Comonfort; repayment by the Administración de Rentas.
7061 Lailson, Adolfo. Pachuca, ALS. October 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Disagreement with Administrador de Tenancingo over debt; Interventor Cejudo; funds furnished Epigmenio Cárdenas.
7062 Castañeda, Marcelino. Mexico, ALS. October 7, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Clemency requested for Antonio Monserrate de Yáñez, imprisoned for participation in rebellion.
7063 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. October 7, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Payments made to León from income from Jonacate; forage furnished; need for back pay; Comisaría en México; Cobos at Juchi and Achichipic, later at Yecapixtla; one band at Huautla; pursuit by León.
7064 Sierra y Rosso, Feliciano. Tacubaya, ALS. October 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Failure to receive orders; delivery of iniciativa concerning the Juzgado de lo Criminal de Pachuca; key left with Carlos del Moral; papers for Juzgado de Tetecala; program for public instruction; illness of brother.
7065 Núñez, Juan. Zacualpam, LS. October 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Weapons taken by Cobos in Villa del Valle; mail kept by Cobos.
7066 Díaz Noriega, José María. Mexico, LS. October 8, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for help in obtaining pension; service in the Ministerio de la Guerra.
7067 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 8, 1857.
Pursuit of Cobos by General Liceaga; González; possible route to Puebla via Tlalmanalco; trouble at La Asunción avoided; Ministerio de la Guerra; Langberg.
7068 Langberg, Emilio. Lerma, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. October 8, 1857.
Supplies for González diverted to Capulhuac for use of the judge; Judge Calderón at Capulhuac arrested as deserter from Solano's troops; funds to be delivered by Zapata to Cuajimalpa; band reported at Rancho El Flojo, near Jalaclaco(?); departure of Tapia from Ocuila[n]; “los dos Cobos” reported by Felipe Neri del Barrio near Jesusico (Jesurico?); Chalco; messages to be sent to Juchi.
7069 Núñez, Juan. Zacualpam, LS. October 9, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Murder of Antonio Díaz; past record of Díaz as leading opposition when the Federales under Plutarco González were besieging the town; opposition to the government and to Lic. Baz Guzmán; use of influence to free prisoners; incidents at Tecualoya; horses taken by Cobos; enmity of Andrés Pando; revolution of Ignacio Díaz Leal; relations with Patricio(?) Estrada in Ixtapan.
7070 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 9, 1857.
Orders to González.
7071 Leon, Esteban V. Temascaltepec, ALS. October 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Lack of supplies and money; pursuit of rebels in Coatepec de Harinas; González; rebels at Rancho Los Flojos; Cuernavaca.
7072 Ramiro, Antonio. Mexico, ALS. October 10, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delivery of uniforms to General González in Toluca.
7073 Barreiro, Eugenio. Hacienda de Enyeje, ALS. October 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Horses stolen from hacienda by band led by Martínez en route from Ixtlahuaca; arrival later in Tepetitlán and departure for San Felipe del Obraje. Has added note by Luis G. Barreiro.
7074 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 10, 1857.
Meeting with González and Langberg.
7075 Fayedo, Liborio G. ALS. October 11, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return to Temascaltepec without awaiting end to petition sent to General Plutarco [González].
7076 Piedra, José de la. Morelos, ALS. October 11, [1857].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plan to begin leave; decreased danger from Cobos; payments from Jonacate for the Guardia Nacional; funds taken from Aduana; lack of confidence in Gutiérrez; need for back pay.
7077 Barreiro, Eugenio. Enyeje, LS. October 11, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival of Valero expected.
7078 Noriega, J[oaquín]. Cuernavaca, LS. October 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Requirement of $10,000 monthly for General Montero's troops; heavy burden on local treasury; difficulty of keeping army together; increased desertions; excesses committed; Tetecala.
7079 [Lebrija?], Vicente. Buenavista, ALS. October 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appearance of Cobos in “monte llamado el Jalapon” near Zoquiapa[n] to obtain food and forage on threat of burning the hacienda; departure of Carlos for Mexico; arrival of government troops; relations between Cobos and Quintana; arrest of group of Spaniards by Becerril; escape of three pronunciados; increased use of mails; pursuit of pronunciados by soldiers at Loma del Jagüey de Zoquiapa and on road to Córdoba; Rancho El Ventorrillo; Coatepec; horse kept ready to flee; wheat and barley crop; heavy rains.
7080 Bros, Guadalupe. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram: VRP. October 12, 1857.
Illness of Javierita; baths prescribed by Barreda; visit to Agustín concerning the Fundación; referred to Padre Armengol; Pacheco; supplies for hospital; Josefina.
7081 Barreiro, Eugenio. Enyeje, LS. October 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Money and horses taken by pronunciados at Atlacomulco; departure for Temascalcingo; news sent to Valero; canoes used for crossing El Paso de Santa Cruz; Felipe Berriozábal.
7082 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. October 12, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return from Chimalh[]n; interview sought by Palomo; Cobos' spies; route of Cobos near El Molino to Coatepec; iniciativas from Mexico, Morelia, and Guanajuato considered by the Congress; arrest of José María and Lorenzo Zúñiga by Solano; Escudero; Javierita.
7083 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 12, 1857.
Langberg appointed military commander; González to pursue Vicario; more troops sent to seek Cobos at Zoquiapan and Texcoco.
7084 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. October 12, 1857.
Illness of Javiera; Barreda; Pedro [Escudero]; Atristain; Carlos; special powers discussed by Congress; Juan José relieved as governor; replaced by Alcerrica (Alcerreca?); Pope expected to approve of adjudications; Lupe; Hermanas de la Caridad; letter of Mañón.
7085 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 14, 1857.
Reluctance to accept resignation.
7086 _____. Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 14, 1857.
Failure of efforts to persuade Siliceo to replace Riva Palacio; refusal of Andrade and Montiel.
7087 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. October 14, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
False report by González; Cobos in Distrito de Texcoco with new recruits taken from Mecalco(?); Riva Palacio's advice needed by Comonfort; Javierita; Barreda; Berriozábal; inventory at Suchilquitongo; Arroyo; Escudero; Lola; Carlos; Aguilar.
7088 Arsacó, Manuel. Chalco, ALS. October 15, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Efforts of Cura Gerónimo Roldán of Ameca to obtain special handling of the santuario; permission of Ayuntamiento; approval of Archbishop; appointment of Tesorero and Diputados; opposition by petition sent to Cura foránico Oribe for appointment of Capellán del Sacromonte; secret meetings; appointment of Francisco Crespo; Padre Manteca (Mantua?); Cura de Chima[l]; los Pérez; Juchi; Ixtapaluca; Sáyago.
7089 SECRETARÍA DE LA H. LEGISLATURA DEL ESTADO DE MÉXICO. Toluca, Signed Ramón Andrade and Félix Galindo. 2 l. 21 × 31 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 16, 1857.
Act of Legislature refusing resignation of Riva Palacio; grant of leave to recover his health and attend to business; provision for an interim governor.
7090 Gabriac, Alexis de. Légation de France au Mexique, Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. 1 l. 13 × 21 cm. Printed letterhead. October 16, 1857.
Transmittal of letter from M. de Radepont concerning conditions at Hacienda de Atlihuayan in Yautepec; claim against Judge Miguel Laso; danger to property of foreigners. Includes draft of answer, calling the complaint to the attention of the governor.
7091 Comonfort, Ignacio. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 16, 1857.
Request for safeconduct for Cura Piedra to leave his refuge in Tenancingo and come to Mexico.
7092 Rojo, M. [Recibo.] Mexico, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead: Resguardo nocturno. Ramo del Alumbrado de México. October 17, 1857.
Receipt of $7 from José Miguel Pacheco.
7093 Villagrán, Rafael María. Villa del Valle, LS. October 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Petitions from La Asunción Malacatepec; successes of police force against bandits at Agua Bendita, Monte de la Gavia; death of Francisco Escobar; gradual re-establishment of law and order.
7094 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. October 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of Javiera; appointment of Téllez; Cobos at Coatepec with help of residents; purchase of barley from Berriozábal; []ucaltengo; Arroyo.
7095 Godoy, José María. Toluca, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. October 18, 1857.
Accumulation of mail; Javiera; Aguirre; Manuel Rosas; news of bandits at Arroyozarco; desertion of troops commanded by Barreiro from Toluca; difficulty of paying the large number of troops; fear of General González; Comonfort; Tenancingo.
7096 Sancha, José Isaac de la. Toluca, LS. October 18, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Replacement by Lic. Godoy; illness of Javiera.
7097 Ugalde, Ignacio. Huejutla, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design. October 19, 1857.
Recovery from illness; departure for the Soberano Congreso Nacional; duties surrendered to Quintero; pending business left; discovery of conspiracy in Tampico; arrest of Lieutenant Colonel Luis Tapia, Lieutenant Colonel Diego Flores, Comandante Eusebio Solana, Comandante Mariano Villavicencio; José Carrillo Albornoz, Lieutenant Joaquín Silva, Lieutenant Andrés Pineda; Colonel Miguel García Aguirre escaped.
7098 [Lebrija,] Vicente. Buenavista, ALS. October 19, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Visit from pronunciados; escape of Carlos; loss of horses; son of Castro, barber in Chalco, suspected of leading visit; damage done to La Compañía; Becerril's horses; Javiera. Addressed to Calle de San José Real No. 16.
7099 Mañón, A[ntonio]. Toluca, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. 1 l. 13 × 21 cm. Name embossed. October 19, 1857.
Nephew Berriozábal; Junta de Hospital; Lic. Mier y Noriega elected Secretario, Ángel Sobrino, brother Ignacio, and Agustín Vargas to Hacienda, and Lic. Pascual G. Fuentes to be treasurer; sale of land not near the hospital; adjudication of property; publication of list of contributors; progress of construction of the building; gift by Gregorio Mier y Terán. Includes list of other contributors; Congress, Barreiro, José María Godoy, Agustín González, Lic. Arizcorreta, Mateos, laborers.
7100 [Aguirre,] Manuel. Toluca, ALS. October 20, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Question of plan to make General Tapia subprefecto of Temascaltepec.
7101 SECRETARÍA DE GOBERNACIÓN. Mexico, Signed: José María Cortés y Esparza. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Embossed letterhead. October 21, 1857.
Acknowledgement of leave and replacement by Diputado Lic. José María Godoy as governor.
7102 [Lebrija,] Vicente. Buenavista, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in 6033. October 21, 1857.
Pronunciados identified as Torres of Tacubaya, Manuel Gómez (known to Carlos) who had been with Quintana; barber's son, Víctor Tirado; seizure of horses on haciendas and from stagecoach; Gómez; Ameca; departure toward Tenango; Hacienda de la Compañía; Hacienda de González; meeting in hills near Juchi; band led by Miramón near Ozumba; Vicario; General Portilla; Miguel.
7103 Aguirre, Manuel G. Toluca, ALS. October 22, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Engineering work on flood prevention; Ministerio de Fomento; Javiera.
7104 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. October 22, 1857.
Need to appoint a new Prefect for Texcoco; recommendation from Escudero; vacancy at Tlalnepantla; consent of state asked to declare Texcoco in state of siege; example of Marral; criticism of Lascano case; leave for Fiscal Zimbrón; concern over political situation; defense against Zapata's financial demands; criticism of the Customs arrangements; request for information about Juárez; arrangement for Sisters to join the hospital; illness of Pascual's wife; Piedra's salary; judge sent to Cuautla; Juez de Letras in Cuautitlán considered for the Tribunal; loss of Sierra; suit by Radepont; request for intervention by Manuel Escandón with French Minister; Carlos; Cobos.
7105 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Luis G. Cuevas.] Unsigned draft. October 23, 1857.
1 l. 16 × 22 cm.
Receipt of book published by El Porvenir.
7106 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. October 23, 1857.
Herrera y Campos; picture of Arizcorreta; the Atlihuayan case; Gabriac; Radepont; aid of Escandón solicited; letters opened with Aguirre; need to replace Noriega by Castaño in Cuernavaca; Texcoco to be declared in state of siege; Galindo; Javierita.
7107 Bernal, [J. M.] ALS. October 23, 1857.
1 l. 14 × 21 cm.
Departure for Yucatán under guard.
7108 Lebrija, V[icente]. Buenavista, ALS. October 24, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm., 1 l. 18 × 22 cm.
Continued visits by pronunciados; Pueblo de San Marcos; band at Monte de Zoquiapa; withdrawal of road patrols from Becerril's troops; pronunciamiento by 6th Infantry regiment at Ayotla; capture of officials, including one Spaniard, and escort to Mexico; wheat harvest; Agustín Cruz in Chimalhuacán; Nextipac; sale of barley to Quintana. Includes list of local expenses and income involving sale of grain.
7109 Bernal, J. M. ALS. October 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 28 cm.
Lic. Arteaga; request for clemency by legislature; imprisonment of Serafín Ascué, nephew of Provisor de Puebla; escort to remove prisoners to Yucatán.
7110 Manero (?), Francisco. Toluca, ALS. October 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Ley de clasificación de rentas published by States of Puebla, Morelos, Veracruz, and Tlaxcala; delay requested by Guanajuato Legislature; promulgation by Oaxaca, Querétaro, and San Luis Potosí.
7111 Berriozábal, F[elipe] B. de. Toluca, ALS. October 25, 1857.
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Receipt of gift for Felipe; Javierita; Concha.
7112 Gómez Castaño, Mariano. Atlixco, ALS. October 26, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Pronunciamiento de Cuernavaca; agreement of ideas with Comonfort; need for extraordinary powers.
7113 [Lebrija,] Vicente. Buenavista, ALS. October 27, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Band raised by Manuel Mecalco of Tlapacoya; Tepatlaxco; aid of troops in Ayotla ended; some sent to Cuernavaca, others to Veracruz to escort Ángeles of Texcoco; execution rumored in Monte de Río Frío; barley crop; payroll; Miguel; Cuenta de Garnica; Quintana; Cleofas Venegas; the Pérez of Molino de Tomacoco; extensive planting of alfalfa and need for extra water; La Asunción.
7114 [Berriozábal?], Felipe [B. de]. Toluca, ALS. October 27, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Travel to Atejapan(?) and Enyeje to arrange with Fagoaga for rent of Tepetitlán; Campos; Escudero; care of herds; gift to Merced and Felipe; Javierita. One-real stamp.
7115 Bros, Blas. ALS. October 28, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Separation from San José el Real; Cuentas de Baisett; Tacubaya; Chapultepec; Vicente; Gosselin(?); pneumonia of wife; Sister Guadalupe.
7116 Barreiro (Bouvier?), Juan. Texcoco, ALS. October 31, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Project for drainage of Valley of Mexico; Riva Palacio's service as president of the Junta.
7117 [Aguirre, Manuel G.] [Borrador de carta a José Antonio Palomo.] Toluca, Unsigned. 4 l. 21 × 31 cm. Hand of Aguirre? October, 1857.
Criticism of work in Marcial Lascano case; impossibility of maintaining personal rights in emergencies; slow development of constitutional government; interruption by dictatorship of Santa Anna; corrections of wrongs done earlier; Plan de Ayutla; danger of uprisings to constitutional government; personal guarantees lifted during state of siege; Juez de Texcoco; disposition of the complaint.
7118 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 1, 1857.
Debt incurred by the state treasury; funds taken up by Plutarco González; General Langberg; Prefecto Berriozábal; Congress called into session, to be paid from his pocket; possible resignation; Zapata's payments to Police of Marcos Miranda.
7119 Ojeda, Miguel. Toluca, ALS. November 1, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for clemency in charge of joining Cabareda el español and band; plea of coercion.
7120 Rojo, M. [Recibo.] Mexico, LS. November 2, 1857.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Receipt of $7 from José Miguel Pacheco as salary. Stamp: Resguardo nocturno, Ramo del Alumbrado de México.
7121 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. November 3, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Search for replacement as prefect; support of Godoy; rumor of death of Plutarco and destruction of his brigade; nerviousness of populace; departure of Langberg for Tenancingo; Santiago; Lerma; Ojeda; Chato Merced; bandits at Las Cruces caught by Solano; Batallón de Carabineros kept up by Colonel Las Ruelas(?); end of mutiny; arrest of servants of Víctor Pliego; Pedro Escudero; Luis; income from El Valle withheld because of insecurity of roads; “personas científicos” sought by the Ministro de Fomento; Javierita.
7122 Castillo, Florencio María de. Junta permanente de Exposiciones, Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Stamped letterhead. November 4, 1857.
Appointment of Riva Palacio to the Junta to replace Tomás López Pimentel.
7123 Herrera y Campos, Francisco. Toluca, ALS. November 4, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Cases involving Mañón and Radepont; death of wife of González Fuentes in childbirth; refusal of priest to allow burial of Plutarco; meeting of legislature to allow burial in the Panteón; arguments of Godoy and Aguirre; ceremony attended by students of the Institute, Rosas, Montiel, de la Fuente, Zamora, Batallón González, and detachment of the Carabineros; speech by González de González; Antonino; accounts of the death; capture of Buenrostro; pronunciamiento by the deserters; departure of Lambert; Tapia; visit to San Diego; Carlos; Vicente; Josefina; Lupe; Abascal.
7124 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 4, 1857.
Burial of Plutarco; debt of $11,000 in Treasury; agreement of priest for non-religious burial; Beatriz González, wife of Plutarco, children Aureliana, Rafaela, Paula, Merced; marriage and baptism certificates.
7125 _____. Toluca, Signed: El Gordo. November 6, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Marriage and baptism certificates; Tapia's report to President on the burial; defense against threat of attack by Moreno; Cabareda reported in Malinalco; Echeagaray. Has note by Felipe Berriozábal; Millán; danger of invasion.
7126 _____. Toluca, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 9, 1857.
Transmittal of letter for the President; loss in mail; illness in family; widow of González.
7127 Lezama, Juan. Huichapan, ALS. November 10, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Regrets at separation of Riva Palacio from office; Procopio.
7128 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. November 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plutarco's burial place number 125; Langberg; letter to President.
7129 Durán, Felipe B. Toluca, LS. November 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Concern over health of Riva Palacio and Javiera.
7130 [Berriozábal,] Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. November 10, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Salazar; purchase of mule team; buggy loaned to Barreiro; cattle brought from Atijapan (Atizapán?); Cruz; inability of [Godoy] to govern; agreement of Langberg; new units named for Comonfort, for Riva Palacio, Ramírez, and Godoy; Batallón de Carabineros; Batallón de Tehuantepec; artillery called Unión Nacional; El Independiente sponsored by the Batallón de la Libertad; flag ceremony; speech by Langberg; detachments under Tapia for Santiago and Ocuila[n] in pursuit of Guadarrama and Cabareda; detachment with Ruelas en route to Tenango; Lerma and San Nicolás to be visited by troops of Torres y Solano; Javierita.
7131 Calderón, J. Felipe. Mexico, LS. November 10, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment as Jefe de Seguridad del Distrito de Texcoco; funds raised by appeal to store-keepers and hacendados; arms left in charge of Reyes Veramendi; attack on town by pronunciados; request for permission to raise new force.
7132 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a José María Godoy.] Mexico, Unsigned. November 11, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Pension provided for widow of González, payable in Toluca; certificate from Berriozábal.
7133 Gu[?], Agustín. Toluca, LS. November 11, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Postponement of burial of Plutarco by order of Langberg; trip of Padre Calderón to Mexico for instructions; intercession of Riva Palacio with the Archbishop requested.
7134 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 11, 1857.
Montepío de la Señora González; increased defenses against Moreno; refusal of priest to say mass in Panteón where Plutarco was buried; reprimand by Langberg; new arrangements made; danger of trouble with Archbishop and with Rome; intervention of President requested.
7135 Mañón, Antonio. Toluca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 12, 1857.
Loaded mules taken by bandits; danger to stagecoach; escape toward Morelia; Lerma; Berriozábal to send team of mules; Lic. Pascual; Cárdenas.
7136 Godoy, José María. Toluca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 13, 1857.
Pension arranged for Sra. González; dislike of Langberg incurred; possible resignation; disillusionment with the constitutional system; funds taken from the Administrador de Cuernavaca by Echegaray; ill success of Esteban León and Langberg in Sultepec; increase asked by Villagrán; complaints by the judges; withdrawal of Prefectos and subprefectos to Toluca or Mexico when threatened; failure of Receptores to collect taxes; local efforts to organize a Guardia Nacional; illness in family.
7137 Carbajal, José María. Jonacatepec, LS. November 13, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invasión by pronunciados; slogan [UNK] Viva la religión y fueros!; coöperation of Batallón Igualdad and Fuerza de Seguridad Pública; withdrawal of Guardia Nacional; capture of Juez de Letras Juan Ramírez and Ayuntamiento; damage to house of José Gutiérrez; withdrawal aided by the Infantes de Igualdad; theft of horses and ammunition; complaint against Carbajal, cura, Juez de Letras Juan Ramírez, etc. by Administrador de Rentas Antonio Márquez and escribiente Palacios.
7138 Merlin, J. Buenaventura. ALS. November 15, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for loan of $100 to help remain in hiding.
7139 Castro, Mariano. Chalco, ALS. November 15, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for clemency toward his son; removal from the Ex-Acordada to Juzgado de Letras in Chalco; Melecio and Agustín Tirado; removal from Toluca.
7140 Mateos, José María. Toluca, ALS. November 16, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness of son Manuel; death of González.
7141 González Fuentes, Pascual. Toluca, ALS. November 17, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recent deaths in family; death of wife by negligence of doctor; Francisco Herrera Campos; purchase of furniture; Javierita; Teresa.
7142 Langberg, Emilio. Toluca, ALS. November 17, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Need for Riva Palacio to return to office as governor; Berriozábal sent to explain situation.
7143 Espejo, José B. Yautepec, ALS. November 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Charges against him brought by Spaniards and Mexicans called Compañía Sagrada; death of horse; destruction of property; inadequate defenses; resignation of office; Brigada Echegaray en route to Morelos and Jonacatepec; document sent for the Superior Tribunal.
7144 Riva Palacio, José A. and Miguel Cadena (Galena?). Cuaderno en q. consta lo q en/ dinero se ha ministrado a Dn./Francisco Cardenas, que está ha/ciendo la obra de los altares y demás/cosas de la Iglesia de Temamatla, q/ comienza el 19 del mes de Noviembre/ del año de LS. 1857.
9 l. 18 × 23 cm.
Purchase of wood, rope, pay of carpenters and masons; lime; payment to Pablo Granadas for pictures, glass; gold, plaster; Herrera; includes payments to Pedro Lascano for work on the church; pipes from Evarista; work on organ; Pedro Patiño; Carpintero Pita; Carpenter Jesús Cano; Chalco.
7145 Lastra (?), Agustín de la. Querétaro, ALS. November 19, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Help given nephew Raymundo Mora y Lastra.
7146 [Lebrija,] Vicente. Asunción, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in 6033. November 19, 1857.
Visit to Buenavista; Miguel; Diligencia de Puebla; cattle sent by Berriozábal; Chalco; supervision of masonry work; Cobos reported in Juchi; bandit group on road to Chalco and San Pablo; Javierita; Antonino; Carlos; Pepe.
7147 Echeverría y Noriega, Canuto. ALS. November 19, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for $8 to redeem property. Addressed to Querido tío.
7148 Gochicoa (?). Administración principal de Rentas. Contribuciones Directas, Mexico, LS. November 20, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Printed form. José González de Cosío authorized to collect overdue tax of $3. Note by José B. Arroyo.
7149 Bernáldez, Francisco. [Carta a Antonio Mañón.] ALS. November 23, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Contribution of $30 for the Hospital de San Juan de Dios; impossibility of giving $100 suggested by Riva Palacio.
7150 Sánchez Garayo, A[tilano]. LS. November 23, 1857.
2 l. 14 × 21 cm.
Work of Jacobo in Colegio de San Ildefonso; examination for the bar; request to Tribunal de Justicia de Toluca; Olmedo; oath to the Constitution with reservations.
7151 Godoy, Jose Maria. T'oluca, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 23, 1857.
Article placed in El Siglo by Riva Palacio in defense of Godoy; resignation announced to Congress; Villamil.
7152 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. November 23, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Report to Godoy and Langberg on Comonfort's suggestions; new appeal to the President for troops; General Tapia; troops with Echeverría and Ferrés; Colonel Ruelas; Alas; Godoy's plan to resign; Javierita; Merced.
7153 Mañón, Antonio. Toluca, ALS. November 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Interview with Berriozábal and Lic. Pascual; Gregorio Mier; Bernal y Padilla; Francisca Pérez Gálvez; Victoria Rul de Pérez Gálvez; Javierita.
7154 Godoy, José María. [Renuncia dirigida a los Diputados Secretarios.] Toluca, Copy. November 24, 1857.
7 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Description of the situation; empty Treasury; marauding of pronunciados; replacement of Riva Palacio.
7155 Echeverría y Salcedo. Carrocería Inglesa del Estanco viejo Calle de Revillagigedo y Almacen de carruages, Calle de Alconedo No. 4, Mexico, LS. November 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Printed form. Bill for listed repairs to carriage. Note by Riva Palacio orders payment by Agustín Cruz, December 2.
7156 [Berriozábal,] Felipe. Toluca, ALS. November 25, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resignation of Godoy; request by Congress for Riva Palacio to return to office; understanding with Langberg; Javierita.
7157 Villamil, Manuel. Toluca, LS. November 25, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Godoy's resignation; request of Legislature for return of Riva Palacio to office; meeting of President with Siliceo; danger of having governorship left to the Presidente del Tribunal. Added note shows inclination to elect Sabás Iturbide if Riva Palacio or Siliceo refuses.
7158 Aguirre, Manuel G. Toluca, ALS. December 1, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Funds demanded of Legislature by Langberg; vote to turn over funds left after payment of employees and debt for uniforms; departure of Langberg for Yautepec delayed for imposition of forced loans on Lechuga, José Francisco Pliego, José Antonio Pozo; bad public reaction to the loan; help of President requested.
7159 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. December 1, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Villamil; Secretario de Justicia; regrets over resignation of Riva Palacio; Godoy; Galindo; forced loans levied on commercial concerns by Langberg; increased ill-will between civil and military sides; report to Comonfort; delay in support from the capital; vacillation of Siliceo; death of burros at La Asunción.
7160 Villamil, Manuel. Toluca, ALS. December 2, 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter of President to Berriozábal; indecision of Siliceo; reluctance of congress to accept resignation of Riva Palacio; complaint of Legislature to Comonfort about arbitrary actions of Langberg; José Francisco Pliego sought on his hacienda; cattle confiscated; end of state of siege sought; work of Alas as secretary to Langberg.
7161 Fernández de Alfaro, Francisco. T'oluca, LS. 2 l. 21 × 32 cm. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Stamped letterhead. December 4, 1857.
Request for investigation of circumstances of the escape of political prisoners Sucio Loaiza, Joaquín Cabareda, Mauricio Nava, and Vicente López, in charge of Sub-teniente José Dolores Pérez; removal to separate room by order of Plutarco González; insufficient guard; case referred to Governor Riva Palacio. Includes draft answer.
a. [Mariano Riva Palacio?] [Borrador de carta al Juez de Distrito Francisco Fernández de Alfaro.] Unsigned. 1 l. f. 3. Verification of above facts. December 6, 1857.
7162 Roya (Raya?), Antonio. ALS. Undated.
1 l. 14 × 21 cm.
Request for charity; robbery on road, leaving him penniless; needs of his family.
7163 Icaza Iturbe, José María. Recaudación del Cuartel Mayor, Administración Principal de Rentas, Mexico, LS. December 9, 1857.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Printed receipt for $38 rent on house No. 7 Tacuba. Payment ordered by Riva Palacio to Agustín Cruz.
7164 Vega, Refugio de la. Cuernavaca, ALS. December 9, 1857.
1 l. 22 × 28 cm.
Interview with Liceaga, Prefecto; Pioquinto sent for meeting.
7165 Maumejean. [Ocurso.] Mexico, Copy. November 11 to December 11, 1857.
29 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Accusation against Juan Bautista Francos for theft of secret mechanism for improving mining operations. Claim filed by Lic. J. M. Revilla y Pedreguera, November 11, 1857. Case entered on docket by Juez Sexto del ramo criminal Lic. Blas F. Gutiérrez, signed Domingo Negreiros; presentation of witness Vicente Álvarez, native of Atzcapotzalco, husband of María Vicenta, moledor de metal, living near Iglesia de San Salvador; Calle de Tarasquillo; Antonio el portero; description of Franco's actions; Carlos G. Jiménez. Other actions:
a. Julio Willman: [Testimonio.] 2 l. f. 5v-6v. French origin; marriage with Amelia Veyri; tailor; Calle de la Monterilla No. 5; testimony via Sr. Mivielle of Portal del Coliseo Viejo; Calle del Espíritu Santo; Carlos G. Jiménez and Bernardo Piña.
b. Julián Larrede: [Testimonio.] 3 l. f. 6v.-8v. French national, married to Russian woman; barber in Tienda del Buen-tono, Calle del Espíritu Santo No. 3; account of entry by Francos; Maumejean; Mivielle; signatories Gutiérrez, Larrede, and Negreiros.
c. Victor Bareau: [Testimonio.] 2 l. f. 9-10. French national; wife Antonia Sabre; carpenter; Calle de la Pilaseca No. 4; shop on Calle de San Juan de Letrán; account of Francos; entry; Sr. Font; signatories: Gutiérrez, Bareau, and Negreiros.
d. Antonio Font: [Testimonio.] 2 l. f. 10-11v. Spanish national; San Juan de Letrán No. 7; Willman; Víctor Bareau; Maumejean; Hacienda del Olivar; signatories Gutiérrez, Font, and Negreiros.
e. Bartolomé Maumejean: [Petición.] 2 l. f. 11v-12. Request for action on charge. November 14, 1857.
f. Gutiérrez and Negreiros: [Orden para la solicitud y aprehensión de Juan B. Francos.] 1 l. f. 12-12v. November 14, 1857.
g. Negreiros: [Auto a Maumejean.] 1 l. f. 12v.
h. _____: [Expidió el mandamiento.] 1 l. f. 12v.
i. [Aprehensión de Francos.] Rubric. 2 l. f. 12v-13. Order to Ministro Ejecutor; Francos turned over to the Cuerpo Médico Militar; Director Pedro Vander Linden.
j. Gutiérrez and Negreiros: [Aprehensión de Francos.] 1 l. f. 13-13v. Ministro Ejecutor Román Orta (Ozta?) to deliver Francos; Maumejean.
k. Pedro Van der Linden: [Disposición del francés Juan Bautista Francos.] Cuerpo médico Militar Inspección General Sección Cuarta, 1 l. f. 13v. November 14, 1857.
l. Blas Gutiérrez: [Oficio al general Van der Linden.] Mexico, 2 l. f. 13v-14. Order to bring Francos. November 15, 1857.
m. Juan Bautista Francos: [Testimonio.] 2 l. f. 14-15v. Wife Blanca Filippi; rebozo manufacturer; Calle de las Delicias No. 23; Maumejean; new method of extracting metal without mercury; Willman; use of process in California. November 17, 1857.
n. Antonio Font: [Careo.] 2 l. f. 15-16. Testimony maintained.
o. Victor Bareau: [Careo.] 1 l. f. 16.
p. Julián Larrede: [Careo.] 1 l. f. 16-16v.
q. Julio Willman: [Careo.] 2 l. f. 16v-17. Mivielle; Maumejean; Francos; Sáyago.
r. Vicente Álvarez: [Careo.] 1 l. f. 17-17v. Description of clothes worn.
s. Gutiérrez: [Manda se encargue a Francos bajo responsabilidad de Vander Linden en el Cuartel de la Ambulancia.] 2 l. f. 17v-18.
t. Gutiérrez and Negreiros: [Comunicación al general Vander Linden.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 18-18v. Order to move Francos to the Acordada. November 20, 1857.
u. Bartolo Maumejean: [Certificado.] 2 l. f. 18v.-19. Francos reported to be free and theatening witnesses against him; influence in Mexican Army.
v. Francos: [Encargo de bien preso.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 19. November 21, 1857.
w. Juan Bautista Wan-Gool (Van Gool?): [Juramento.] Mexico, 2 l. f. 19-20. Maumejean; Belgian origin. Calle de Espíritu Santo; testimony of meeting on Callejón de Dolores; Casa de Diligencias; meeting with Francos and Pedro Brindejón; Jardín del Eliseo Mendo; San Cosme. November 24, 1857.
x. Julio Willman: [Juramento.] 3 l. f. 20-22. Mivielle; Armaun; Majean; meeting with Francos; Barencón; Vicente Álvarez; Bareau.
y. Juan Mivielle: [Juramento.] Mexico, 5 l. f. 22-26v. French national; wife Romana Galán; tailor; Portal del Coliseo Viejo No. 8; meeting with Francos; Willman; Casa de Moró; Maumejean's machine; defense of Francos; permission of Cuartel del cuerpo médico militar to leave. November 25, 1857.
z. Gutiérrez and Negreiros: [No hay lugar.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 26v. Reference to law of May 4, 1857. November 20[!], 1857.
aa. _____: [Se admite la apelación.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 27-27v. November 24, 1857.
ab. _____: [Hacen saber el auto.] 1 l. f. 27 v.
ac. Bartolomé Maumejean: [Juramento.] Mexico, 2 l. f. 27v-28. Threats made by Francos to Vicente Álvarez. November 26, 1857.
ad. Juan Van Gool: [Petición.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 28-28v. Abuse of privileges by Francos. December 9, 1857.
ae. _____: [Testimonio.] 2 l. f. 28v-29. Departure of Maumejean for Guanajuato to use his method of extraction of metal.
af. Gutiérrez and Negreiros: [Arbitrio.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 29. Law of May 4; case forwarded to Juzgado séptimo. December 11, 1857.
7166 SECRETARÍA DE...RELACIONES EXTERIORES. Mexico, LS. Signed: Lucas de Palacio y Magasola. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm., 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. December 21, 1857.
Appointment of Riva Palacio as Consejero propietario for Territorio de la Baja California; authority of President under the Plan de Tacubaya. Includes draft of answer accepting appointment.
7167 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. December 22, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transfer of pay for cattle and burros; support in Toluca of Plan de Tacubaya; personal reservations; sympathy with Comonfort; danger of not supporting the Plan; increase in banditry; Guadarrama in Atizapán.
7168 Mateos, José María. Toluca, ALS. December 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Pronunciamiento by Zuloaga; discussions among deputies; arguments of Montaño; personal reservations; support of Plan signed by unanimous agreement; Francisco Herrera Campos; Mariquita.
7169 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Toluca, ALS. December 24, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment by President to be Consejero suplente for [Mexico] State; opinions of Comonfort; reluctant support of Plan de Tacubaya; service with Ayuntamiento; request for advice.
7170 SECRETARÍA DE...RELACIONES EXTERIORES. Mexico, LS. Signed: Lucas de Palacio y Magarola. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Embossed letterhead. December 24, 1857.
Notice of instalation of the Consejo set up under the Plan de Tacubaya; Salón principal de Palacio.
7171 Mañón, A[ntonio]. Toluca, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. December 27, 1857.
Letter to G. Aguirre; Lic. Pérez Fernández; Maestro Guad[]; construction and budget [for hospital?]; payment for pipes and beds; Gregorio Mier; contributions by Bernal and Padilla; occupation of hospital by soldiers; son Antonio María sent to see General Tapia; decision postponed awaiting Langberg; Javierita.
7172 Durán, Felipe B. Atoton[]o el Grande, ALS. December 31, 1857.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
End of agitation in Tulancingo on arrival of Barreiro; transfer from Soto's control.
7173 Monroy, Ramón. Toluca, ALS. 1857.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrangement with Agustín Cruz for preparation of pictures for the exhibition in London; inability to finish work because of his poverty; José Joaquín Herrera; Manuel Zaualzia(?); request for help; Calle de la Merced; José María San Juan. One-real stamp.
7174 Fernández, Rafael. Pachuca Ano de Testimonio del denuncio, medidas, posesion y demas diligencias practicadas en el expediente de la mina conocida con el nombre del Escribano, nuevamente llamada Santa Fé, situada en términos del mineral de Tepeneni, adjudicada á Dn. Rafael Fernandez y socios. Certified copy by Jesús María Bustillo (Revilla?), and Manuel E. de Herrera. 1857/ August 16, 1856 to January 16, 1857.
6 l. 21 × 32 cm.
a. Rafael Fernández: [Razón.] 1 l. f. 1-1v. Denunciation of old mine, Escribano, claim presented with new name Santa Fé; claimants Belle Cisneros, Fernández, Julián Hernández, and Rafael Fernández Ruiz, natives of Actopan, San Gerónimo, and Mexico; location in Mineral de Tepenení, Municipalidad del Arenal, Partido de Actopan, Cerro del Rojo, Cerro de la Mesa, Puerto de Peña, Camino de Santa Rosa; owner unknown. August 16, 1856.
b. Cisneros, Revilla, and Fernández: [Auto.] Pachuca, 1 l. f. 1v. August 16, 1856.
c. _____: [Notificación.] 1 l. f. 1v.
d. [Razón.] 2 l. f. 1v-2. Rubric.
e. Herrera: [Certificación.] Pachuca, 1 l. f. 2. November 6, 1856.
f. Fernández: [Escrito.] 1 l. f. 2-2v. End of waiting period; Tepenení; Rojo; Santa Rosa; well opened according to law; request for title in name of Fernández, Fernández Ruiz, and Hernández.
g. Jesús M. Revilla, Luis Espinosa de Herrera, and Manuel E. de Herrera: [Auto.] Pachuca, 1 l. f. 2v. Order to transfer title after establishing boundaries and notifying owners of bordering area. January 5, 1857.
h. [Razón.] 1 l. f. 2v. Case sent to Facultativo Manuel Contreras.
i. Contreras and Herrera: [Aceptación.] 1 l. f. 2v. January 7, 1857.
j. _____: [Comparescencia.] 1 l. f. 3. January 8, 1857.
k. Manuel Contreras, Ingeniero facultativo de minas: [Relación.] Pachuca, 2 l. f. 3-4. Examination of Mineral de Tepenení on behalf of Rafael Fernández; open well; depth of vein; composition of vein, silver and oxide of iron; establishment of survey stakes. January 8, 1957.
l. J. M. Revilla, L. Espinosa de Herrera, and Manuel E. de Herrera: [Adjudicación.] Pachuca, 1 l. f. 4-4v. Report of Contreras accepted; title granted to Rafael Fernández and associates. January 8, 1857.
m. Fernández and Herrera: [Notificación.] 1 l. f. 4v.
n. Herrera, Herrera, and Fernández: [Razón.] 2 l. f. 4v.-5v. Public announcement of decision; witnesses Francisco Velázquez and Bernardino Medina.

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