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Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Villa Correspondence, 1913-1919

The Benson Latin American Collection

Guide to the Lázaro de la Garza Archive

Part I: Villa Correspondence, 1913-1919



Collection Summary

Creator:Garza, Lázaro de la
Title:Lázaro de la Garza Archive
Dates:1905-1939 (bulk 1913-1920)
Abstract:Letters, telegrams, financial documents and other records of Lázaro de la Garza relate to the financial affairs of Francisco "Pancho" Villa and the business affairs of L. de la Garza Co., Inc. This page presents Part One of six in the online version of the calendar.
Accession No.
OCLC Record No. 32814426
Extent:2.3 linear ft.
Language:Spanish
RepositoryBenson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Born in Laredo, Texas. De la Garza served as financial agent for Francisco (Pancho) Villa. Named Agente Financiero de la Division del Norte in Oct. 1913, he served as president of the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, created by General Villa in Dec. 1913, and was director of the Comisión de la Hacienda in Torreón. He was also president of L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., an import, export and commission business organized in New York in 1915; other officers were Rafael L. Hernández and José F. Farías. De la Garza left Mexico in 1914 and moved to Los Angeles, California.

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Scope and Contents Note

Letters, telegrams, financial documents, etc. pertaining to de la Garza's association with Pancho Villa and to the Mexican Revolution in northern Mexico. Materials relate to financial affairs of the Villa movement and to business affairs of L. de la Garza & Co., Inc. Financial documents such as transfers of funds, printing of currency, and payments for purchases illustrate the logistics of Villa's campaign through references to orders for and delivery of supplies, munitions, equipment, and by mentions of military operations and plans. Items concerning L. de la Garza & Co. reflect involvement in munitions. Primary correspondents are Pancho Villa, Felix A. Sommerfeld, and Raymundo E. Navarro; others include Servando C. de la Garza and José Garza Zertuche. Corporate entities include the Comisión de la Hacienda, Agencia Commercial y Financiera del Cuerpo de Ejercito del Norte, Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, Rio Grande Valley Bank and Trust Co., American Bank Note Company, Western Cartridge Company, J.P. Morgan & Co., and Manoil and Rhein. Correspondence relating to de la Garza's personal affairs and mining interests and documents relating to lawsuits involving Hipólito Villa, Alberto Madero, John E. Orfila, A.G. Orfila, and J.E. Garrett.

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Arrangement

Organized into nine series: I. Villa Correspondence, 1913-1919. II. New York Financial Transactions, 1914-1918, III. Financial Transactions, Texas and Northern Mexico, 1913-1916. IV. Currency Transactions, 1913-1915. V. Munitions and Uniforms Transactions, 1914-1916. VI. R.E. Navarro Correspondence, 1914-1918. VII. Orfila-Garrett Lawsuit, 1914-1917. VIII. Lazaro de la Garza Co. Correspondence, 1914-1939. IX. Personal Correspondence, 1905-1938.
In Spanish and English.
The electronic version of this guide has been divided into six parts, of which the current page is Part I. The other parts of the guide may be found through the links below:

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted

Restrictions on Use

Reproduction of some materials may be limited due to preservation concerns. Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Lázaro de la Garza Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas General Libraries' catalog:
Garza, Lázaro de la--Archives.
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923
Hernández, Rafael L.
Farías, José F.
Navarro, Raymundo E.
Sommerfeld, Felix A.
Garza, Servando C. de la.
Garza Zertuche, José.
Villa, Hipólito.
Madero, Alberto.
Orfila, A.G.
Orfila, John E.
Garrett, J. E.
L. de la Garza & Co., Inc.
Torreón (Coahuila, Mexico). Comisión de la Hacienda.
Mexico. Ejercito del Norte. Agencia Comercial y Financiera
Banco del Estado de Chihuahua.
Rio Grande Valley Bank and Trust Co.
American Bank Note Company
Western Cartridge Company
J.P. Morgan & Co.
Manoil and Rhein.
Mexico--Politics and government--1910-1946
Mexico--History--1910-1946
Government, Resistance to--Mexico.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Lázaro de la Garza Archive, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Inventory

 
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Wallet 1
AVilla Correspondence, 1913-1919
ALetters and telegrams: 1913.
A1.
Telegram from F. Villa, Jimenez, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 14:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning "la Comisión."]
A2.
Telegram from F. Villa, Jimenez, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 15:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking him to send five men to march to Monclova.]
Aa.
Telegram from F. Villa, Jimenez, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 15:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Telling him not to send the special envoy.]
A3.
Receipt from Jose R. Ordoñz, Torreón, for money from L. de la Garza to cover expenses of the Brigada Morelos. Signed by Villa. 1913, October 15:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
Aa.
Telegram from A. E. Navarro, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, Escalon. 1913 (?), October 16:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Referring to the exploratory train, to Madero, and to #3.]
A4.
Telegram from F. Villa, Jimenez, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 17:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning money.]
A5.
Telegram from F. Villa, Campamento, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 22:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Requesting funds for Pescador.]
A6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Sta. Rosalia. 1913, October 23:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Congratulating him on an advance and telling him that the southern press favors the cause.]
A7.
Letter from F. Villa, C. Camargo, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 25:
Extent 1 l. Typed. Signed by Villa.
[Concerning difficulties with banks and businesses over paper money.]
A8.
Telegram from F. Villa, Sta. Rosalia, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 27:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the exchange of money for banknotes.]
A9.
Copy of #8.
A10.
Telegram from F. Villa, Sta. Rosalia, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 27:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a commission to make arrangements about money.]
A11.
Copy of #10.
A12.
Telegram from F. Villa, Sta. Rosalia, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 27:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking for news.]
A13.
Copy of #12.
A14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, C. Camargo. 1913, October 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
Signed by de la Garza. [Answering #7.]
A15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, C. Camargo. 1913, October 28:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning trains and "la Comision."]
A16.
Telegram from F. Villa, Campamento Armendariz, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 29:
Extent 3 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the intervention by the White House of the United States on the behalf of the French, Germans, Italians, and Chinese in Mexico.]
A17.
Telegram from F. Villa, Armendariz, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, October 29:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Telling him to write in code whenever he sends messages concerning foreigners.]
A18.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Armendariz. 1913, October 30:
Extent 2 l. Typed.
[In code.]
A19.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Armendariz. 1913, October 30:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning "las avanzadas del tren explorador en Tizoc."]
A20.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1913, October 31:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking him to confirm the news that General Natera has withdrawn from Fresnillo, and that pedro Caloca and his men are attakcing the enemy in Zacatecas.]
A21.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, Goteras. 1913, November 10:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Asking him to notify Sr. Pescador of de la Garza's authority to conduct business in Villa's name.]
A22.
Telegram from F. Villa, Goteras, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, November 10:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking him not to send telegrams in code because he does not have the key.]
A23.
Telegram from F. Villa, Mapula, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, November 11:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
["…ya ordeno regreso fuerzas Contreras auxilion operaciones en esa."]
A24.
Letter from F. Villa, Mapula, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1913, November 12:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
Signed by Villa. [Saying that he paid F. Astorga for the wages of those employed on the trains.]
A25.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), Torreón, to F. Villa, Goteras. 1913, November 13:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Introducing Victoriano Navarro, who is carrying a letter and several telegrams for Villa.]
A26.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, c/o General E. A. Beravides, C. Juárez. 1913, November 20:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning minerals.]
BTelegrams: January-February, 1914.
B1.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, c/O General Benavides, C. Juárez. 1914, January 23:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Demanding that he get "El Banco" to pay certain drafts, and that he obtain some documents.]
B2.
Telegram from F. Villa, n.p. 1914, February 21:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a telegram from the U. S. Secretary of State, concerning C. Barton (?).]
B3.
Telegram from Bryan. 1914, n.d.:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking that a copy of the sentence which was given Benton be sent to the Department of State.]
B4.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 21:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Sommerfeld and la Agencia Financiera.]
B5.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 21:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Explaining that he executed Benton because he attempted to assassinate Villa, and did not take into consideration that Benton was an American citizen, and asking that de la Garza explain this to Carothers and the American press.]
B6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 21:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning gunpowder.]
B7.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 21:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning gunpowder.]
B8.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 23:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Correcting an order for wire.]
B9.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 23:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Urgently requesting material for the artillery.]
B10.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 24:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning orders for supplies, with a reference to Sommerfeld.]
B11.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 23:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning gunpowder, cartridges and wire.]
B12.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 21 (?):
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Urgently requesting material for the artillery.]
B13.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 24 (?):
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Ordering dry goods and footwear, to be bought in El Paso with the two thousand dollars delivered by Coronel Avila.]
B14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning clothing from Casa Krupp and shoes.]
B15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Listing supplies ready for Villa's orders.]
B16.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 26:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning gunpowder consigned to Raul Madero.]
B17.
Telegram from F. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Answering #16.]
B18.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to D. Daniel[1?] Horcasitas, C. Juárez. 1914, February 26:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the exportation of cattle.]
B19.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 26:
Extent 2 l. Handwritten.
[Ordering gunpowder, wire, rifles, etc.]
B20.
Telegram from Manuel Madinabestea, Chihuahua, to Fidel Avila, C. Juárez. 1914, February 22:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Transmitting a message about the gun-powder to de la Garza.]
B21.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Asking about cartridges sent with Captain Perez.]
B22.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 25:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of gunpowder and cartridges.]
B23.
Telegram from Andres Farias, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 26:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Saying that they need the gunpowder in the shortest possible time.]
B24.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 26:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Horcasitas' cattle.]
B25.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 28:
Extent 3 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Horcasitas' cattle, and asking for news about the gunpowder and the rest of the material for the artillery.]
B26.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 26:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking about the gunpowder and the nitrocellulose, and the wire which were ordered.]
B27.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Answering #26.]
B28.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Horcasitas and cattle.]
B29.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Horcasitas and cattle.]
B30.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed copy.
[Asking for instructions concerning money matters, with references to Coronel Avila, Madero and Sepulveda.]
B31.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 28:
Extent 2 l. Typed.
[Asking de la Garza to keep him informed of the movement of funds in the Agencia Comercial and giving him instructions concerning ammunition and provisions, with a reference to Hipolito Villa.]
B32.
Telegram from Andres L. Farias, Chihuahua, to Alfredo S. Farias, C. Juárez. 1914, February 28:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Giving an order from Villa about money and gunpowder.]
B33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning an embargo which the American government placed on the exportation of arms, with references to Sommerfeld, Pesqueira, Carothers and Cobb.]
B34.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Referring to a previous wire concerning arms and munitions, and mentioning Sommerfeld.]
B35.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
Concerning gunpowder and munitions, referring to Madero.]
B36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, February 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of the arrival of munitions and an airplane which will sent to him, and announcing that he can now pay all the bills.]
CTelegrams: March, 1914.
C1.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning gunpowder sent by Sommerfeld.]
C2.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 2:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #1 and requesting wire.]
C3.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of gunpowder and an offer for used pistols, with a reference to Zamora.]
C4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the gunpowder has been delayed, bur perhaps it can be obtained from other sources.]
C5.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, c/o Cuartel General. 1914, March 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning gunpowder, pistols and wire.]
C6.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning gunpowder.]
C7.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning gunpowder.]
C8.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning machine-guns and gunpowder.]
C9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning parts for machine-guns from Shilton Payne.]
C10.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to Coronel de Artilleria M. Servin, Chihuahua. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning parts for machine-guns.]
C11.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 9:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning money for Coronel Margarito Gomez for parts for machine-guns.]
C12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Sommerfeld, Eusebio Calzado, and 70 people employed by the Provisional Government of Carranza.]
C13.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #12.]
C14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning order for wire, iron, and gunpowder.]
C15.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning wire.]
C16.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of nitrocellulose, gunpowder, and clothing.]
C17.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he has not received an answer to #16.]
C18.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 6:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #16, with reference to Ricardo Zaldo.]
C19.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Making specifications concerning gunpowder.]
C20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that 1000 pounds of gunpowder are being sent.]
C21.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning gunpowder.]
C22.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money to be brought to Villa by his brother Hipolito.]
C23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 7:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Informing Villa of a shipment of supplies which is en route, and asking him to send notice of its arrival.]
C24.
Telegram from Agencia Comercial y Financiera del Cuerpo de Ejercito del Norte, C. Juárez, to Cor. M. Servin, Chihuahua. 1914, March 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Notifying him of a shipment of supplies.]
C25.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Acknowledging the arrival of supplies.]
C26.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, c/o Cuartel General. 1914, March 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Ordering iron.]
C27.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of $5,000.00.]
C28.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of wire and other supplies, with reference to Calzado.]
C29.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Acknowledging arrival of the shipment referred to in #28.]
C30.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 9:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking about the shipments referred to in #28.]
C31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 9:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning arms and munitions for the fighting near Paloma.]
C32.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #31.]
C33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning gunpowder.]
C34.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning money sent with Sr. C. Miniham.]
C35.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #34.]
C36.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the hardships of Ortega.]
C37.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a cattle train, funds to help the Finnigan-Brown, and cartridges.]
C38.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Huerta's consul in El Paso, and purchases of arms.]
C39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning employees of Huerta in El Paso, and purchases of arms.]
C40.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of cartridges.]
C41.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Lorenzo Ortega and cattle.]
C42.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning nitrocellulose and gunpowder with references to Sepulveda and Krakauer.]
C43.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Ordering supplies for the artillery.]
C44.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning copper and cartridges.]
C45.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning supplies being sent by train from General Angeles.]
C46.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment of bills.]
C47.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 12 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning funds for the Finnigan-Brown Company.]
C48.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms purchased by Sommerfeld.]
C49.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #48.]
C50.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning sales of cattle.]
C51.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Notifying him of a shipment of gunpowder.]
C52.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle, the Finnigan-Brown Co., and ammunitions.]
C53.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle, with reference to Ortega, and concerning the Finnigan-Brown Co., and ammunitions.]
C54.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving orders concerning a shipment of cattle which was made without the authorization or knowledge of the Cuartel General, with a reference to Coronel Avila.]
C55.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges.]
C56.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Sirvase entregar al Sr. Ricardo Zaldo 2,500 dolares."]
C57.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing supplies sent by train to Villa.]
C58.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of the arrival of General Angeles.]
C59.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning rifles sent to Captain Gabino Durán.]
C60.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the arrival of General Angeles.]
C61.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that de la Garza is to deal with General Angeles in Villa's name.]
C62.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating difficulties with an aviator, and asking that Villa verify that all the arms were received, with reference to Manuel Lopez Ortiz.]
C63.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning General Angeles.]
C64.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 15:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Saying that he needs the airplanes within 24 hours, or not at all.]
C65.
Telegram from F. Villa, Camargo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 17:
Extent 1l. Typed, with a handwritten note.
[Partly in code, concerning General Gonzalez; the note concerns attacks on Torreón and Monterrey.]
C66.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Camargo. 1914, March 16:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Partly in code, transmitting a message from General Pablo Gonzalez concerning the attacks on Torreón and Monterrey.]
C67.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions concerning a bill for $1656.40 from the Camp Jackson Mercantile Co. of Fabens, with references to General Toribio Ortega, Mónico Jiménez, and General Benavides.]
C68.
Telegram from F. Villa, Camargo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #67.]
C69.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Camargo o donde se encuentre. 1914, March 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an operation for Francisco Piñon.]
C70.
Telegram from F. Villa, Yermo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions concerning Piñon's operation.]
C71.
Telegram from F. Villa, Bermejillo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for information about clothing from Krupp, and about Zaldo.]
C72.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, El Vergel, Durango. 1914, March 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shoes and uniforms from Krupp.]
C73.
Telegram from Ricardo Zaldo, Bermejillo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving an order from Villa for uniforms.]
C74.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, n.p. 1914, March 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #73.]
C75.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, n.p. 1914, March 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions concerning machine-guns.]
C76.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Vergel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 23:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #75.]
C77.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Vergel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of uniforms, with reference to Zaldo, and concerning the attack on Gomez Palacio.]
C78.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Camargo. 1914, March 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he asked Eusebio Calzado for a train for Zaldo for shipping supplies.]
C79.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Vergel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 24:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning uniforms from Krupp.]
C80.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Vergel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Luis Amescua and Roberto Mendoza, captains of artillery.]
C81.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Vergel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating a recommendation to Coronel Fidel Avila to send certain arms to Coronel Giron in Chihuahua.]
C82.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning rifles and cartridges arriving with Sommerfeld.]
C83.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, n.p. 1914, March 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms for General Chao.]
C84.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, n.p. 1914, March 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms for General Chao, with references to Coronel Girón and Coronel Avila.]
C85.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, El Vergel. 1914, March 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms to be sent to Coronel Girón.]
C86.
Telegram from F. Villa, Camargo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 17 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Giving orders concerning the 1100 rifles sent by Sommerfeld and the other supplies mentioned in de la Garza's telegram, with references to Zaldo and Carothers.]
C87.
Telegram from Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March ?:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms and General Angeles.]
C88.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Vergel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the artillery material should remain in Chihuahua, with a reference to Coronel Bauch.]
C89.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms and supplies which are now in Juárez, with references to Sommerfeld, Mayor Leynor, Mayor Buca, Coronel Servin, Zaldo and Carothers.]
C90.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Verjel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ordering cartridges.]
C91.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, El Vergel. 1914, March 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #90; also mentioning machine-guns and "la brigada sanitaria."]
C92.
Telegram from F. Villa, El Verjel, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 26:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking for uniforms for the troops in Torreón.]
C93.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, Dgo. 1914, March 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning ammunition and cotton.]
C94.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, March 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing available clothing and shoes.]
C95.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, n.p. 1914, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning ammunition, the attack on Torreón, and cotton.]
C96.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 27:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning a shortage of basic food supplies, with a reference to Manuel Prieto.]
C97.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the shipment of provisions, with reference to Ezquerro.]
C98.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning uniforms for the troops.]
C99.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, March 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Congratulating Villa on the victory in Lerdo, and wishing him luck in taking Torreón.]
C100.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Thanking de la Garza for the congratulations.]
C101.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning uniforms and the Krupp Co.]
C102.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning delays in the arrival of uniforms from Krupp.]
C103.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to M. Chao, C. Juárez. 1914, March 29:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the attack on Torreón, and sending regards to Sr. Carranza.]
C104.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, March 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of shoes, uniforms, and other supplies.
C105.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 29:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #104.]
C106.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, March 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning guns and ammunition, with references to Coronel Giron, Alfonso M. Farias, Andres Garcia, Coronel Avila and General Chao.]
C107.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #106, with reference to Sommerfeld.]
DTelegrams: April, 1914.
D1.
Decoded telegrams. 1914, April 1:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the timing of Pablo Gonzaliz' attack on Monterrey and Villa's attack on Torreón; concerning a message from Sommerfeld about Huerta's use of the railroad, with reference to Carranza; referring to Hipolito; concerning shipments of rifles and cartridges, with references to Emilio Salinas, General Murguia, Martin Triana and General Natera.]
D2.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money matters, with a reference to Miguel Diaz Lombardo.]
D3.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Ordering supplies.]
D4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of cartridges and leggings.]
D5.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning carloads of munitions, rice and other merchandise.]
D6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the victory in Torreón.]
D7.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Thanking de la Garza for the congratulations, and promising to answer the rest of the telegram the same day.]
D8.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking when and how many uniforms to expect.]
D9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a lack of funds; see #2.]
D10.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Agradescole noticias que me comunica en su telegrama cifrado…"]
D11.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #5, with a reference to General Aguirre Benavides.]
D12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton and lorenzo Ortega's cattle.]
D13.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gomez Palacio. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking whether to store certain munitions or send them to Villa.]
D14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #8, with a reference to Alfonso Farias.]
D15.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Thanking de la Garza for congratulations.]
D16.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges, clothing for the troops, shipments of merchandise in care of Alfonso Farias, and a trainload of cotton.]
D17.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions.]
D18.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning 500 pistols.]
D19.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions, clothing for the troops, and cotton.]
D20.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning 60 carloads of cotton to be sold.]
D21.
Decoded telegrams. 1914, April 5:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the establishment of a civil government in Saltillo and Monterrey; with references to Manuel Amaya, Lic. Acuña, and Alfredo Breceda; and referring to the arrival of General Natera and Eulalio Gutiérrez.]
D22.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for new instructions about pistols, with references to Vizcarra and Ricardo Zaldo.]
D23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton and cartridges.]
D24.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 6:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #22 and #23.]
D25.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking for detailed, impartial information about F. Pescador.]
D26.
Telegram from H. P. Callagher, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 7:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Arranging the purchase of guns and other war supplies, with references to L. de la Garza and General Servin.]
D27.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton, and asking for more uniforms.]
D28.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 8:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Dictating a message to be given out to the press of the United States concerning an agreement between the "Bancos nacionale[s] de Mexico, Londres y Mexico, de la Laguna y Germanico de la America del Sur," with a reference to Huerta.]
D29.
Typed copy of #28. 1914, April 8:
Extent 1l.
D30.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 8:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking about urgently needed uniforms.]
D31.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about uniforms.]
D32.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking for an immediate answer about the uniforms.]
D33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing the provisions to be delivered by special train in care of Rafael Aguirre Benavides.]
D34.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning uniforms from General Chao and machine-guns.]
D35.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the punishment of Felipe Pescador, with reference to General Natera.]
D36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning hides from the Finnigan-Brown Company.]
D37.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #36.]
D38.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to Fidel Avila, C. Juárez. 1914, April 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Tengo noticias de que se trata de exportar el ganado de Gameros de la Hacienda de Santa Clara y de otros conocidos cientificos en combinacion con unos americanos llamados Broker y Robinson…"]
D39.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton belonging to R. F. Bonnet.]
D40.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an offer from Sommerfeld for cannon.]
D41.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing supplies to be sent to Coronel Bouchez, in Chihuahua.]
D42.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning batteries for automobiles.]
D43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #39; also referring to cattle.]
D44.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions concerning rifles which are expected from Germany.]
D45.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning uniforms and sombreros, supplies for Bouchez, and gun-powder; asking for a decision about the cannons.]
D46.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle which Alberto Madero bought from Hacienda Santa Clara.]
D47.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions concerning the rifles which have arrived from Germany.]
D48.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gurza. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Villa's request for cartridges, and congratulating him on the victory at San Pedro.]
D49.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton and the shipment of uniforms, with reference to Alfonso Farias.]
D50.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gurza. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing supplies ready for shipment.]
D51.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón, o donde se encuentre. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle, with references to Coronel Avila, Ortega, Vizcarra, Alberto Madero and Sommerfeld.]
D52.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gurza, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning ammunition bought by Sommerfeld.]
D53.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the difficulties in transporting cotton to the U. S.]
D54.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of cotton.]
D55.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Gurza. 1914, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a second shipment of cotton.]
D56.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle to be exported by Alberto Madero.]
D57.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, San Pedro de las Colonias. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving Villa information from the day's press, including a statement from Huerta, news from Pablo Gonzalez and other sources about Tampico, and other items concerning United States-Mexico relations, with references to Wilson and Huerta.]
D58.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, San Pedro de las Colonias. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating notices in the El Paso Texas Herald extra concerning United States-Mexico relations, with references to Huerta and Bryan.]
D59.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions and clothing, with a reference to Cor. Avila.]
D60.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering de la Garza's message about the exportation of meat to the United States, with a reference to Coronel Avila.]
D61.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges from Fort Bliss and $600.00 for Gustavo Padres to cover expenses for the transaction.]
D62.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Requesting more uniforms.]
D63.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing the contents of a trainload of cartridges and clothing.]
D64.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking de la Garza to repeat a coded message which Villa could not decipher.]
D65.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…ya tomo nota de las interesantes noticias que me comunica…"]
D66.
Telegram from F. Villa, San Pedro, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 16:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the sale of cotton to Eusebio Calzado.]
D67.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 17:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the exportation of cotton.]
D68.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1914, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #61.]
D69.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1914, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of uniforms.]
D70.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating information from newspapers about Huerta's dealings with President Wilson and Secretary Bryan of the United States and about Villa's and Obregon's military actions.]
D71.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1914, April 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating information from newspapers about United States-Mexico relations with references to Huerta and about actions of the military in northern Mexico and southern Texas, with a reference to General T. Elizando.]
D72.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Gustavo Padres and the purchase of munitions.]
D73.
Telegram from G. C. Carothers, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton from the Compania del Tlahualilo.]
D74.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating information from newspapers concerning United States-Mexico relations, with references to Huerta and Wilson, and concerning military actions by Generals Natera, Pablo Gonzalez, and Gutiérrez.]
D75.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Gustavo Padres and the purchase of munitions.]
D76.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of cotton, with reference to Eusebio Calzado.]
D77.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relating a statement to the press by the president of the United States about the prospect of war with Mexico, and other news concerning Mexico-United States relations, with references to Admiral Dewey, Secretary Harrison, Major General Wood, President Wilson, Commander Hughes and General Gustavo Moss.]
D78.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of rifles.]
D79.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the exportation of cotton.]
D80.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
D81.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the present political situation, particularly relations with the United States, with references to Huerta and Carranza, and concerning rifles and cartridges, with references to Coronel Avila.]
D82.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Same as #81.]
D83.
1914, April 21:
[Same as #81.]
D84.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning rifles and cotton, with a reference to Calzado.]
D85.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the rifles referred to in #84.]
D86.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the cotton referred to in #84.]
D87.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a rumor in El Paso that the Americans have taken Veracruz, with a reference to Daniels, Secretary of the Navy.]
D88.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming the truth of the rumor referred to in #87.]
D89.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a problem about cattle transactions involving Jose de la Luz Herrera y Rios and the Finnigan-Brown Co.]
D90.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for an answer to #89.]
D91.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions purchases, and the money received from cotton transactions to pay for the munitions.]
D92.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking that de la Garza send copper, iron, and cartridges to Coronel Bouchez in Chihuahua.]
D93.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the loss of 14 carloads of cotton.]
D94.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of clothes and shoes, with references to Javier Hernandez, Coronel Avila, and Finnigan.]
D95.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 29:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the loss of the cotton and an arrangement with the Spaniards.]
D96.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 29:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle transactions and Javier Hernández.]
ETelegrams: May, 1914.
E1.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua or Torreón. 1914, May 2:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning a lack of funds, with a reference to Gen. Chao.]
E2.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 2:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the lack of funds.]
E3.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 2:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning a transfer of money from the treasury to the Cuartel General.]
E4.
Telegram from Hilario Torres, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 2:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Asking for gasoline and oil.]
E5.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 3:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of a telegram from the U. S. Secretary of State Bryan to the American Consul concerning the embargo on the exportation of arms and munitions.]
E6.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to G. C. Carothers, C. Juárez. 1914, May 3:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning protection for the factory of Sres. Brittingham.]
E7.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 3:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Ordering that two thousand dollars be put at the disposal of Angel Caso.]
E8.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 3:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Ordering that money be given Vicente Rodriguez for automobile parts.]
E9.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 4:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning money to be given an official of the Artillery.]
E10.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 4:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Captain Tadeo Perez, referred to in #9.]
E11.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 4:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the investigation of the whereabouts of the 12 cars of metal of Sr. Manuel de la O.]
E12.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to Alfredo L. Farias, C. Juárez. 1914, May 5:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Answering #11.]
E13.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, for L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 5:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning uniforms and sombreros, the money for Angel Caso referred to in #7, and Benjamin Bouchez, who came for the merchandise for the artillery.]
E14.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to Alfredo L. Farias, C. Juárez. 1914, May 5:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Refusing the request for money to repair automobiles because all funds are needed by the armed forces.]
E15.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to Alfredo L. Farias, C. Juárez. 1914, May 5:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Tadeo Perez, with a reference to General Angeles.]
E16.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, for L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 5:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Asking that the gasoline and oil be sent with the uniforms and sombreros requested by Javier Hernandez.]
E17.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, for L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 6:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Captain Tadeo Perez: see #9.]
E18.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, for L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 6:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning minerals from Manuel de la O, and acknowledging the orders not to repair the automobiles.]
E19.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua or Torreón. 1914, May 1:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Asking for more money for la Aduana.]
E20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 11:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[In code.]
E21.
Decoding of #20. 1914, May 11:
[Concerning the embargo on munitions, with references to Carothers and Sepulveda.]
E22.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 12:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the haciendas of Pedro Franco Ugarte which are rented to the Sres. Lujan, and concerning cotton.]
E23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 12:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Listing wearing apparel ready for shipment.]
E24.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 12:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the embargo on war supplies.]
E25.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 13:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the two thousand dollars for Angel Caso.]
E26.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 13:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of munitions.]
E27.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 13:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Requesting burlap.]
E28.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 13:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning requests made by Coronel Giron.]
E29.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón, o donde se encuentre. 1914, May 13:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[In code.]
E30.
Decoding of #29. 1914, May 14:
[Informing Villa of meetings with Mr. Cobb, chief of American customs, and with General Pershing, about the embargo.]
E31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 14:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the orders for Coronel Giron, Coronel Ramires, and General Benavides.]
E32.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 14:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of burlap.]
E33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 14:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the two thousand dollars referred to in #25.]
E34.
Telegram from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 14:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Requesting uniforms.]
E35.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 14:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Answering #34.]
E36.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 14:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Requesting 1500 "ponchos de hule."]
E37.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 1:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
["Sirvase poner disposicion Sr Manuel de la O los carros metal…"]
E38.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 9:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Ordering additional supplies to be sent with the cargo for Cor. Santiago Ramirez.]
E39.
Telegram from F. Villa, Hipolito, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 15:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning supplies for Coronels Giron and Ramirez and General Benavides.]
E40.
Telegram from F. Villa, Hipolito, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 15:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Telling de la Garza not to buy any more burlap.]
E41.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Hipolito. 1914, May 16:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
["Sirvase considerar mi telegrama en clave de fecha 14 como de absol absoluta reserva, por habermelo recomendado asi las personas indicadas."]
E42.
Telegram from F. Villa, Campamento en Fraustro, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 17:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning shipments to Major Malarca.]
E43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Campamento en Fraustro. 1914, May 18:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Saying that the articles for Coronels Ramirez and Giron have already been sent.]
E44.
Telegram from F. Villa, Campamento Fraustro, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 18:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Asking if the ten thousand dollars worth of merchandise which he requested have already been sent.]
E45.
Telegram from F. Villa, Campamento en Amargos, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 20:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking if the provisions have been sent.]
E46.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Campamento en Amargos. 1914, May 20:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of goods.]
E47.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Campamento en Amargos. 1914, May 20:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning purchase and shipments of cartridges, with references to the work of Cobb, Carothers and Sommerfeld.]
E48.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Campamento en Amargos. 1914, May 20:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning news from Sepulveda about grenades from General Antonio Villareal.]
E49.
Telegram from F. Villa, Amargos, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 21:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the purchase of cartridges from Remington: see #47.]
E50.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Campamento en Amargos. 1914, May 22:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Listing goods leaving C. Juárez.]
E51.
Telegram from F. Villa, Saltillo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 24:
Extent 2 l. Handwritten.
[Requesting medical supplies to be bought from the Kuy (?) Shoner Co. and to be sent to Torreón as soon as possible.]
E52.
Telegram from F. Villa, Saltillo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 25:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Asking for information concerning munitions.]
E53.
Telegram from F. Villa, Saltillo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 27:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the purchase of coal by Eusebio Calzado.]
E54.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Saltillo. 1914, May 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning damage done by Quevedo and other bandits, with references to Sommerfeld, Cobb, Bryan and Pascual Crozco.]
E55.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Saltillo. 1914, May 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning hides for the Finnigan-Brown Co., with reference to Rafael Neave.]
E56.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Saltillo. 1914, May 28:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning Sommerfeld and money matters, with a reference to Sepulveda.]
E57.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 29:
Extent 2 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cotton and Sommerfeld's purchase of munitions.]
E58.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 29:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning nitrocellulose and coal.]
E59.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 29:
Extent 1 l. Handwritten.
[Concerning orders to Rafael Neave to deliver hides.]
E60.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 29:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning #59.]
E61.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 29:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning urgently needed uniforms.]
E62.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 29:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning possible expulsion of Germans from Mexico by Villa.]
E63.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 29:
Extent 1 l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase and shipment of munitions.]
E64.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of corn and oranges.]
E65.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the choice of Jose Farias to go to New York to buy munitions.]
E66.
Tenegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Neave and the hides.]
E67.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the suppression of the Quevedo bandits.]
E68.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cattle smuggling.]
E69.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #62.]
E70.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of munitions through Sommerfeld and their shipment to Sepulveda.]
E71.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton.]
E72.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Manuel and Jose Madero and cotton.]
E73.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the money for Rafael Neave.]
F June-December, 1914.
F1.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of the departure of Andres L. Farias for Torreón.]
Fa.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning 1400 head of cattle confiscated from Santa Clara.]
Fb.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Inquiring about the whereabouts of certain cars of merchandise which were shipped to Villa on May 22.]
F2.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions transactions by Sepulveda, Farias, and Sommerfeld, with advice from Zubaran about the Department of State.]
Fa.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the liquidation of freight in order to purchase arms, clothing, and other merchandise.]
F3.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Announcing the shipment of merchandise, which is listed in code.]
F5.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the shipment of wearing apparel to Torreón.]
F6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for the railroad and concerning hides.]
F7.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a herd of horses to be gathered together by M. López.]
F8.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of a notice in the El Paso Herald that the New York Port Authority is detaining munitions; this is contradicted by Sommerfeld.]
F9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["El consul Edwards estuvo hoy a verme por instrucciones de Mr. Bryan sobre los seis carros de cueros de Durango que reclama el español Joaquin Armendariz…"]
F10.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning merchandise bought by Sommerfeld through Flint & Co. from Remington.]
F11.
Same as #10. 1914, June 2:
F12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F13.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning liquidations of freight and carloads of coal.]
F15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning de la Garza's departure.]
F16.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for passports for Jose Sepulveda and Salvador Benavides.]
F17.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a telegram from General Avila and de la Garza's trip.]
F18.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of wearing apparel.]
F19.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning New York newspaper reports and goods being shipped to Mexico by sea.]
F20.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of uniforms and other wearing apparel consigned to P. Uro and ready to leave for Torreón.]
F21.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the shipments consigned to Uro.]
F22.
Telegram from Alfredo S. Farias, for L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning newspaper reports about Huerta.]
F23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F24.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning carloads of flour, wearing apparel, and saddles for General Benavides.]
F25.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F26.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning flour and wearing apparel sent to Sr. Uro.]
F27.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F28.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón and Fidel Avila, Chihuahua. 1914, June 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the issuance of banknotes.]
F29.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F30.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning anthracite, lightbulbs, and wire.]
F31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to Villa's request for saddles.]
F32.
Decoding of previous telegrams. 1914, June 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning rifles and other munitions which are in Cuba; concerning gunpowder from Washington; and news from the day's papers.]
F33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money to be given E. F. Elizalde, Jefe Telegráfica en Chihuahua.]
F34.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a carload of hides with Carlos Jauregui.]
F35.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Sommerfeld and munitions.]
F36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cotton from Malacara, and a contract for uniforms, etc.]
F37.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F38.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Gral. Maclovio Herrera me pidió 1500 equipos completos…"]
F40.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to #39.]
F41.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning reports in the press of a break between Villa and el Primer Jefe.]
F42.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a telegram from the Primer Jefe ordering that the hides be handed over to Armendaiz.]
F43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning saddles for Villa and harnesses for General Angeles.]
F44.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F45.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F46.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Urgent, in code.]
F47.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of supplies for the troops with money from the sale of cotton.]
Fa.
Copy of #47. 1914, June 14:
F48.
Telegram from F. Villa (?), Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Giving instructions concerning rumors in the press about the split with Carranza and concerning employees.]
F49.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 15:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Referring to #47 and giving instructions for an announcement to the press.]
F50.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for Gen. R. Fraustro and clothing for Gen. M. Herrera.]
F51.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 16:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #50.]
F52.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the Spaniards and their cotton.]
F53.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Armendaiz.]
F54.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he has followed Villa's orders.]
F55.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning constitutionalist money for the Treasury.]
F56.
Decoding of unidentifiable telegram. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the manufacture of banknotes.]
F57.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F58.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for the address of Carothers.]
F59.
Telegram from Alfonso Madero, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the split between Carranza and Villa.]
F60.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #53.]
F61.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an offer by the lawyer Arredondo to act as mediator between Villa and Carranza.]
F62.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez (?). 1914, June 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Refusing Arredondo's offer.]
F63.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency.]
F64.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering a coded message about the issuance of currency.]
F65.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that there is no rift between himself and Carranza.]
F66.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Roberto Pexqueira's crossing of the border.]
F67.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning orders to issue more money, with a reference to General Avila.]
F68.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #67.]
F69.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to F. Villa (?), n.p. 1914, June 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Deciphered message concerning Sommerfeld's conference with General Scott and the Secretary of War in which they said that they favored Villa over Carranza, and they would permit passage of munitions to Juárez.]
F70.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 20:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Making a formal statement to be released to the press concerning the expulsion of Spanish nationals.]
F71.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning constitutionalist money which was withdrawn from the federal offices in Torreón.]
F72.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an assertion by Arturo Elias that General Angeles has been declared Presidente Provisional.]
F73.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of wearing apparel.]
F74.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón o donde se encuentre. 1914, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for protection for railroad companies.]
Fa.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón o donde se encuentre. 1914, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #70.]
F75.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 29:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking if he received a message about Scott.]
F76.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a previous message about the New York Herald.]
F77.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning Sommerfeld's purchase of munitions, and shipments of cotton.]
F78.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning American money for Carranza.]
F79.
Decoded messages. 1914, June 7 and July 14:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a conference with Villa, and the United States embargo on munitions.]
F80.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency and a telegram from Sommerfeld.]
F81.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 1:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning attempts to come to an understanding with Carranza.]
F82.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the differences with Carranza.]
F83.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a carload of equipment for Coronel Santiago Ramirez.]
F84.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency and a proposed trip by de la Garza to Los Angeles.]
F85.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions negotiations.]
F86.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking de la Garza to exchange some faulty banknotes for B. Garcia.]
F87.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the division's march to the south, and the purchase of arms.]
F88.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ordering de la Garza to come to Chihuahua.]
F89.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, July 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, referring to a letter about the embargo.]
F90.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, July 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is leaving for Chihuahua on the next train.]
F91.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of a Pierce-Arrow automobile for Villa to be sent to Sr. Perches Enriquez.]
F92.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Partly in code, concerning Perches Enriquez and bank business.]
F93.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1914, August 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #92.]
F94.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Colorado Springs, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, August 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning carloads of cotton.]
F95.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning business with bankers.]
F96.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…conviene se venga a la mayor brevedad posible."]
F97.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the departure of American troops from Veracruz.]
F98.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency from the American Bank Note Company.]
F99.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #98.]
F100.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking permission to remain in New York.]
F101.
Copy of #100. 1914, September 19:
F102.
Telegram from E. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving de la Garza permission to stay in New York.]
F103.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, concerning an unnamed young man.]
F104.
Decoding of #103. 1914, September 24:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Referring to Bonilla and Jose Farias.]
F105.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the manufacturers of sombreros.]
F106.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to #94, concerning cotton.]
F107.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the delivery of currency, with Villa's reply to be sent to R. E. Navarro.]
F108.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the last shipment of money.]
F109.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to cotton and to currency transactions.]
F110.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for further instructions and funds for the currency transactions which are being carried on by Hipolito, Gaxiola and Farias, with a reference to Perches.]
F111.
Telegram from F. Villa, Zacatecas, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking de la Garza to return to Chihuahua as soon as possible.
F112.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he must remain in New York, but to send any important business to Alfredo Farias.]
F113.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, referring to the delivery of currency.]
F114.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipment of and patents for currency.]
F115.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F116.
Decoding of #115. 1914, October 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning conferences about the new government and saying that de la Garza is returning to Chihuahua.]
F117.
Telegram from F. Villa, Guadalupe, Zacatecas, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1914, November 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a request to transfer Sr. Rios from the Comision de Agricultura to the Gerencia de la Sucursal del Banco del Estado.]
F118.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Guadalupe. 1914, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a message from R. E. Navarro about currency transactions.]
F119.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Aguascalientes. 1914, November 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking that the Presidente Preconstitucional declare a moratorium on certain guaranteed bank documents.]
F120.
Telegram from F. Villa, Lagos, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a message from Alfredo Farias about difficulties in the shipment of currency.]
F121.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Lagos. 1914, November 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #120.]
F122.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 17:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the currency which de la Garza entrusted to Alfredo Farias.]
F123.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Lagos. 1914, November 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing Villa that Jose F. Farias is coming to talk with him about issuing currency and other matters.]
F124.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, en campana. 1914, November 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is taking charge of the currency matter.]
F125.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Queretaro. 1914, November 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning collateral for the New York National City Bank in order to purchase uniforms and other wearing apparel.]
F126.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Queretaro. 1914, November 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Stating an urgent need for money for the manufacture of currency.]
F127.
Telegram from F. Villa, Tula, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 28:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Reaffirming his previous orders that de la Garza devote all his attention to the currency matter.]
F128.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1914, November 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming #126.]
F129.
Copy of first 9 lines of #128. 1914, November 28:
F130.
Telegram from F. Villa, Tacuba, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 30:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Referring to money and currency.]
F131.
Telegram from F. Villa, Queretaro, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 23:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning harnesses, etc., to be sent to Juan Martinez from the Hacienda de Las Delicias.]
F132.
Telegram from F. Villa, Tula, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 29:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Saying that Hipolito is going to deliver some money.]
F133.
Telegram from F. Villa, Tula, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, November 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Again saying that Hipolito will deliver the money.]
F134.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, November 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Carranza is prohibiting the circulation of Chihuahuan currency, and suggesting that Villa do the same to Carranzan currency.]
F135.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, November 3-:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the arrival of Hipolito with the money.]
Fa.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Mexico o donde se encuentre. 1914, December 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for the Agencia.]
F136.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, December 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Chihuahuan currency.]
F137.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, December 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a message from Navarro in Washington concerning currency transactions.]
F138.
Telegram from F. Villa, Cuartel General, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, December 8:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the transport by rail of combustibles.]
F139.
Telegram from F. Villa, Tacuba, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, December 1:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Saying that the circulation of Carranzan currency is now prohibited.]
F140.
Telegram from F. Villa, Tacuba, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, December 4:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #137.]
F141.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, December 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Compañia Minera de Penoles will not move their carbon and coke to Bermejillo.]
Fa.
Copy of #141. 1914, December 4:
F142.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Mexico. 1914, December 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of a conference with the Treasury in Chihuahua.]
F143.
Telegram from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1914, December 13:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a telegram dated December 12, and referring to checks.]
F144.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1914, December 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Discussing financial matters.]
F145.
Telegram from F. Villa, Mexico (?), to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…decirme cantidad total de peizas emitidas Banco del Estado y valor del trabajo Gral J de L."]
F146.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Mexico o donde se encuentre. 1914, December 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #145 and concerning A. F. Farias.]
GTelegrams, coded: no dates, possibly 1914.
G1.
"Clave no. 1."
G2.
"Clave no. 2."
G3.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a message from Zubaran saying that the exportation of munitions is not prohibited by the State Department; concerning munitions en route from the factory to New York; concerning obstacles to shipment; concerning information from Sommerfeld that munitions are leaving that day for Tampico; saying that Sommerfeld will attend to the remainder of the request; requesting permission from Cobb for the passage of gunpowder.]
G4.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Requesting passports for José Sepulveda and Salvador Benavides who are in charge of the munitions bound for Tampico; ennumerating what is in the shipment; asking for two persons with passports to meet Sepulveda in Laredo; concerning cartridges shipped to Tampico via Galveston; all the munitions were bought from Remington.]
G5.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a telegram from Sommerfeld saying that Zubaran was wrong in saying that the embargo had been lifted, and that the cartridges cannot be shipped until the United States government makes a decision; a copy of Sommerfeld's telegram; saying that the munitions will leave tomorrow for Tampico; concerning the bad faith of Zubaran.]
G6.
Decoded telegrams: no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Mentioning General Scott and the subsecretary of war and the difficulties with the munitions; concerning the possible shipment of the munitions to Nuevo Laredo and then to Monterrey.]
G7.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Typed. and handwritten.
[Concerning the last of the work on the Chihuahuan currency, the munitions bound for Tampico, and more cartridges from Sommerfeld; concerning clothing and munitions.]
G8.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Referring to Carranza's currency and equipment; saying that since Natera failed to take Zacatecas, Villa must not run out of munitions on his drive to the capital; discussing the crisis with Carranza; concerning Remington rifles; concerning the writer's arrival in the capital.]
G9.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning possibilities of solving the conflict with Carranza, and an offer from Remington about rifles; saying that Flint received money without instructions; concerning the shipment of the rifles; concerning rumors; placing an order for pistols and asking about the rifles; mentioning the break of relations with Carranza, and the New York Herald.]
G10.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking how much currency was withdrawn from the Treasury and the "oficina selladora" of Carranza; concerning money matters; concerning munitions and rifles.]
G11.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Mentioning Carranza; concerning munitions and arms; concerning the naming of a Presidente Provisional; concerning U. S. officials' opinions of Carranza and Villa; referring to Hopkins, the lawyer; concerning Cobb's indication that Wilson will declare his support of Villa and a conference in Mexico to discuss the problems; mentioning Constitutionalist currency and munitions from Washington.]
G12.
Decoded telegrams, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Announcing Santiago Winfield's departure for El Paso; concerning conferences between Carranza and Villa; concerning the lifting of the embargo; concerning orders by the U. S. government to apprehend Winfield.]
HLetters: January-July, 1914.
H1.
Letter from F. Villa, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa, Photocopy. [Establishing an Agencia Comercial y Financiera to attend to the needs of the Cuerpo de Ejército del Norte, in cooperation with Villa and Coronel Fidel Avila, and naming de la Garza as its head.]
H2.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua 1914, February 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for the authority to collect certain bills which were authorized by General Aguirre Benavides.]
H3.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him that Francisco Artega and Teofilo Carmona have been hired by de la Garza and Avila to help with cattle, and mentioning other affairs relating to cattle.]
H4.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a letter from J. L. Hill, who is one of those in Washington who is working for the lifting of the embargo, with references to Champ Clark and Frank S. Thomas.]
H5.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
Signed by Villa. Answering #3 and #4.]
H6.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Introducing Edwin Emerson, who wishes to accompany Villa on his campaigns in order to write a history of the war.]
H7.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Saying that he is sending a copy of a letter to Sr. Coronel Fidel Avila about Rafael Aguirre's monthly stipend.]
H8.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to Fidel Avila, C. Juárez. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Introducing Rafael Aguirre, father of General Eugenio and Sr. Luis Aguirre Benavides.
H9.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the shipment of munitions and other supplies.]
H10.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, n.p. 1914, March 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that R. Mendoza and G. Rivera are comming to join Villa's army.]
H11.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, March 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Introducing Andres García and Alfonso M. Farias, who are in charge of a trainload of provisions.]
H12.
Letter from F. Villa, Gomez Palacio, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. Introducing Sr. Gallagher, who has offered Villa two cannons.]
H13.
Letter from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, April 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Gral. D. Eulalio Gutiérrez and his brother Luis, with reference to Grales. Robles and García.]
H14.
Letter from A. S. Farias, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Introducing los Sres. Dr. Ramon Puente and Luis G. Malvaiz, representatives of Gral. Rafael Buelna.]
H15.
Letter from A. S. Farias, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, C. Juárez. 1914, April 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a proposed conversation between Villa and Carothers, and a shipment of rifles.]
H16.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, C. Juárez. 1914, April 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a telegram in code containing an error.]
Ha.
Memo from F. Villa, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Ordering the liquidation of funds in the Rio Grande Valley Bank and Trust Co. of El Paso.]
H17.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, April 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Introducing Sr. D. Agustin M. Alba, who has been persecuted by Federico Reyna, and seeks Villa's help with his cotton farm, since he has already promised his crops to los Sres. Buchenau & Cia.]
H18.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Introducing Sr. Mayor Miguel Baca Valles.]
H19.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, May 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning hides delivered by Rafael R. Ne???ve to the Finnigan-Brown Co.]
H20.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed. by Villa. [Introducing Sr. Tte. Col. Ricardo Zéa.]
H21.
Letter from A. S. Farias, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a letter and various telegrams that Villa should be aware of.]
H22.
Letter from Alfonso Madero, n.p., to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Stating his support of the cause.]
H23.
Letter from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Intorducing Dr. Ramon Puente.]
H24.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of a shipment of supplies for Gral. Aguirre Benavides.]
H25.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, June 17:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the offer of the lawyer Arredondo to mediate between Villa and Carranza.]
H26.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Zacatecas. 1914, June 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the appointment of Andres L. Farias to a post in Torreón.]
H27.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?)' C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning George Robinson Hackley, who wishes to negotiate in the name of the Southern Pacific Railroad System.]
H28.
Letter from F. Villa, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 17:
Extent 1l. Typed. Signed by Villa. Photocopy.
[Naming Sr. Ignacio Perchez Enríquez to the post which until this date was held by L. de la Garza.]
H29.
Same as #28. 1914, July 17:
H30.
Same as #28. 1914, July 17:
H31.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 19:
Extent 1l. Typed. Signed by Villa.
[Concerning the purchase of equipment by Sr. Jesús Diaz Couder for the "Ceniceros" Brigade.]
ILetters: August-December, 1914.
I1.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, August 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that his sife's sickness prevents him from leaving for New York, that he has heard that Carranza has named Eliseo Arredondo as Ministro de Gobernacion, which removes Zubaran from his post; and saying that he has purchased a Pierce-Arrow automobile for Villa.]
I2.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, August 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the Pierce-Arrow; saying that he will take his wife to New York the next day, saying that he has met people who are in contact with those in the U. S. Justice Department and they have assured the passage of munitions and arms acress the border, and mentioning conversations with bankers.]
I3.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, August 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he will try to finish the business in New York as quickly as possible, that he will talk to bankers in San Francisco, and for Villa to send orders to him care of Charles R. Flint & Co.]
I4.
Letter from L. de la Garza, on board the Michigan Central Limited #18, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 2:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning credit for the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, and 8 or 10 carloads of cotton which are in C. Juárez, with a reference to Sr. Perches Enríquez.]
I5.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 13:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning his successful negotiations with American bankers for credit and his ordering of currency from the American Bank-Note Co. and his gathering of opinions about the market for rubber; mentioning the actions of the Cia. Metalurgica de Torreón, and advising Villa to buy extra provisions in light of the conflict in Europe.]
I6.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York (?), to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 14:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Relating his successful negotiations with American bankers for credit and his ordering of currency from the American Bank-Note Co., and his opinions about the market for rubber, corn, and wheat; informing Villa of the interest of Sr. Hammond, a millionaire, in the situation in Mexico; mentioning the Cia. Metalurgica de Torreón, and relating the efforts to convince Dyas & Co. of Los Angeles of the desirability of slipping arms and munitions across the border into C. Juárez.]
I7.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York (?), to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 14:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning information from Sommerfeld about problems with the delivery of currency, with references to Winfield, Zubaran, and Villareal.]
I8.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York (?), to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 19:
Extent 5l. Typed.
[Requesting a direct invitation to J. H. Hammond to meet with Villa to discuss mining; concerning de la Garza's refusal to meet with officials in Washington; referring to bank and currency matters, with reference to Sr. Garrett; concerning a tlelgram to the Agencia Comercial; and concerning payment for uniforms and other supplies.]
I9.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York (?), to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, September 19:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Referring to a telegram to Federico Moye about the mining situation and to conversations with U. S. politicians, and saying that his wife is still seriously ill.]
I10.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Federico Moye, Chihuahua. 1914, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency.]
I11.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Eliseo Arredondo, Mexico. 1914, September 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Complaining that he is being confused with Emeterio de la Garza Junior in the press.]
I12.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York (?), to Federico Moye, Chihuahua. 1914, September 18:
Extent 1l. Incomplete. Typed.
[Referring to the economic situation in Mexico, discussing mining, industry and commerce.]
I13.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso, to Venustiano Carranza, C. Juárez. 1914, April 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Transcribing two telegrams from Bryan, Secretary of State, to G. C. Carothers and asking for a reply concerning these telegrams, concerning the status of Spaniards, the imprisonment of the American Consul in la Ciudad de Parral, and the status of other foreigners.]
I14.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for the arrangement of a purchase of clothing, for currency, for Sulvaga, for Quadriacopulos, for Haymond Krupp, for Texas Bank and Trust Co., and for Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co., including money for jewels for de la Garza's wife; saying that he is going the next day to El Paso, then he will continue to Chihuahua to arrange the printing of currency.]
I15.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning information from Eduardo Arguelles about cotton, with reference to Galveston, Sr. Salomon and a Spaniard, Callejas.]
I16.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the financial and business situation, which has been affected by the war in Europe; giving an account of public opinion of Villa; discussing the organization of the new government and Villa's successes in battle.]
I17.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1914, October 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming a coded telegram concerning conferences about the new government; concerning Constitutionalist currency, with reference to Villareal and Winfield.]
I18.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), Chihuahua, to F. Villa, Zacatecas. 1914, October 29:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Referring to conferences with the advisors of El Banco del Estado and of the Departamento de Minas Confiscadas; announcing his departure for Torreón to install an Agencia; asking that someone else be appointed to administer La Hacienda "La Concha y Anexas."]
I19.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Guadalupe, Zac. 1914, November 9:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the value of Constitutionalist currency with reference to Sr. Lic. Diaz Lombardo, Sr. Angel Caso, and the Ley de Institucioned de Crédito.]
I20.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, November 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency, with reference to Sr. Sebastian Vargas hijo, Sr. José F. Farias and el Banco Rio Grande.]
I21.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, December 4:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning mining, with a confirmation of a previous telegram and with references to the American Smelting and Refining Co., Cia. Minera de Peñoles y Metalurgica de Torreón, and the railroads.]
I22.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1914, December 5:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning Garret's cattle, with references to Hipolito Villa and Cresenciano Hernandez: the manufacture and shipping of currency, with a reference to Gaxiola; and the purchase of uniforms and sombreros.]
JLetters: 1915.
J1.
Letter from F. Villa, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 8:
Extent 1l. Typed. Signed by Villa.
[Concerning the Banco de Londres y Mexico and the Banco Aleman.]
J2.
Copy of a memo from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to Coronel Bernardino M. Salazar, M]exico. 1915, January 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Ordering that the Pagaduría General de la División del Norte place one or two million pesos at the disposition of L. de la Garza.]
J3.
Copy of a memo from F. Villa, Monterrey, to L. de la Garza, Monterrey (?). 1915, March 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Establishing Sucursales of the Banco de Chihuahua in Guadalajara, Durango, Saltillo, Monterrey, Zacatecas.]
J4.
Copy of a memo from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, March 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Authorizing de la Garza to exchange paper money for banknotes of the State of Chihuahua.]
J5.
Letter from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, January 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by F. Villa. [Introducing Señores Capitán y Teniente de Navío Ignacio Aremas and Tomás Páramo L., who are to install a wireless.]
J6.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Aguascalientes. 1915, February 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning counterfeiting and referring to the minting of money and the manufacture of munitions.]
J7.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a purchase of munitions from New York and carloads of cotton, with a reference to General Ornelas.]
J8.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Sr. Medina, who was Presidente Municipal de Ciudad Juárez.]
J9.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso (?), to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the issuance of paper money with reference to Sr. Lic. Escudero and the American Bank Note Co.]
J10.
Photocopy of a letter from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Answering #9, with reference to Columbia Bank Note Co. and American Bank Note Co.]
J11.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso (?), to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, May 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #10, with a reference to the Tesoreria General del Estado.]
J12.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso (?), to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, May 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of a conference with Sr. Cobb, who predicts a note from President Wilson to the leaders of the different military factions of Mexico concerning the organization of a new government, with references to Sr. Fuller of New York, Obregon, Carranza, and Zapata.]
J13.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso (?), to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, May 31:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning Agencia dealings with la casa del Krupp, Peters Cartridge Co., Western Cartridge Co., Winchester, the National City Bank of New York and a bank in St. Louis, with references to Sommerfeld, Alberto Madero, Ernesto Madero and Hipolito Villa.]
J14.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso (?), to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to previous correspondence and to de la Garza's departure for Torreón.]
J15.
Letter from L. de la Garza (:), El Paso (?), to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, June 7:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Concerning depreciation of paper money, with references to las Cia. Industriales, Mineras, etc., and Sr. Escudero.]
J16.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning depreciation and the payment of employees.]
J17.
Copy of #15. 1915, June 7:
J18.
Photocopy of letter from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to Francisco Escudero, Chihuahua. 1915, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Introducing Lázaro de la Garza.]
J19.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Aguascalientes. 1915, June 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning international events, with reference to Santos Chocano.]
J20.
Letter from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, Aguascalientes. 1915, July 1:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning purchases of munitions from New York and of a destroyer from Sr. Santon Chocano, with references to Sommerfeld and a bank in St. Louis; informing Villa that he is returning to California.]
J21.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Mexico. 1915, July 5:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Informing Villa of the movements of the Huertistas, with references to Orozco, Huerta, Delgado, Dias Lombardo, Angeles and others.]
KTelegrams: 1915.
K1.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning tariffs and the railroads and de la Garza's departure for Chihuahua.]
K2.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that there are great quantities of Carranzan paper money in circulation.]
K3.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning authorities in Torreón.]
K4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him that the government of Coahuila has declared Torreón provisional capital of the state.]
K5.
Telegram from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, January 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging # 4.]
K6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Chihuahua, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the value of paper money.]
K7.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Chihuahua, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges from South America.]
K8.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Chihuahua, to F. Villa, n.p. 1915, January 24:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Informing Villa of his departure for Juárez.]
K9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, January 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions in New York, with reference to Sommerfeld and Hipolito; announcing his departure for Chihuahua and Torreón.]
K10.
Telegram from F. Villa, La Bascu, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, February 11:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Ordering that money be put at the disposition of José D. Rodriguez for the purchase of carbon.]
K11.
Telegram from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, June 13:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking that de la Garza come to Aguascalientes.]
K12.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, February 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #10.]
K13.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, February 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning difficulties in providing money for carbon.]
K14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, February 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning telegraph stations in Torreón, Jimenez, Chihuahua, C. Juárez and Saltillo.]
K15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, February 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code.]
K16.
Decoding of #15. 1915, February 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning difficulties with the United States and the Carrancistas, with reference to Sr. Rodriguez.]
K17.
Telegram from F. Villa, Guadalajara, to L. de la Carza, C. Juárez. 1915, February 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the delivery of carbon.]
K18.
Telegram from F. Villa, Guadalajara, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, February 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning carbon.]
K19.
Telegram from F. Villa, Guadalajara, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, February 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning telegraph stations.]
K20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, February 17:
Extent 1l. Typed and handwritten.
[Transcribing a telegram from Felix Ortega in La Paz, Baja California.]
K21.
Telegram from F. Villa, Guadalajara, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, February 22:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Forestalling the installation of more telegraph stations.]
K22.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, February 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of carbon from an American.]
K23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, March 2:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[(a) Concerning exports. (b) Concerning the exchange and circulation of paper money, both Villa's and Carranza's. (c)"Me he permitido recomendar ante Sr. Sebastian Vargas hijo al Sr. Jose F. Sepulveda…"]
K24.
Telegram from F. Villa, Guadalajara, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, March 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Lic. Escudero has been directed to study exports.]
K25.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Hipolito has arranged the purchase of cartridges and rifles, and that de la Garza is leaving for Torreón, Durango and Aguascalientes to visit the banks.]
K26.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, Chihuahua. 1915, April 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the family of Sr. Gral. Angeles.]
K27.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Requesting money.]
K28.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a special train for munitions.]
K29.
Telegram from F. Villa, Crespo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Authorizing the special train.]
K30.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ordering S. C. de la Garza and José F. Farias to send the special train, making references to W. L. Fabe, Francisco Villa, Peters Cartridge Co., and Southern Pacific Railroad.]
K31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning silver.]
K32.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning "ixtle", with a reference to Hipolito.]
K33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking Villa to influence General Ramirez to help the daughter of Don Clemente Cabello.]
K34.
Telegram from F. Villa, Campamente Gral. Villa, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, April 16:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cartridges.]
K35.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to F. Villa, n.p. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning munitions, with references to Villa's retreat to Celaya, to José Farias, to Alberto Madero and to Sommerfeld.]
K36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning business in New York, with reference to Albert Madero.]
K37.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, C. Juárez. 1915, April 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, concerning business in New York.]
K38.
Decoding of #37. 1915, April 29:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning contracts for cartridges, with references to Alberto Madero.]
K39.
Telegram from F. Villa, n.p., to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 2 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Partly in code, answering #37.]
K40.
Decoding of #39. 1915, May 2 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Giving orders about the terms of the contracts for cartridges.]
K41.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, May 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the value of paper money.]
K42.
Same as #41, partly in code. 1915, May 9:
K43.
Same as #41. 1915, May 9:
K44.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, C. Juárez. 1915, May 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the imprisonment of Jesus Hernandez.]
K45.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, concerning payments to factories.]
K46.
Decoding of #45. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for cartridges, with a telegram from Sommerfeld and references to Winchester and Hipolito.]
K47.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he sent a letter by rail concerning American politics with respect to Mexico.]
K48.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code, with a translation; concerning payment for the cartridges, and new shipments and offers of munitions from St. Louis and Sommerfeld.]
K49.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning wages for employees of the mines and industries.]
K50.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges and rifles.]
K51.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Aguascalientes. 1915, June 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is leaving on the first train.]
K52.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that, contrary to rumor, Coronel Medina's work is satisfactory.]
K53.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning people in Sierra Mojada who are in need of maize.]
K54.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, June 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a meeting with Sr. Escudero about the money situation.]
K55.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Aguascalientes. 1915, June 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #53.]
K56.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, July 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the value of money.]
K57.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Cuartel General. 1915, July 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code, with a translation; concerning fifty rifles charged to Medina.]
K58.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1915, July 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code, with a translation; referring to #57.]
K59.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1915, August 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Unfinished; concerning Villa's belief that de la Garza is no longer faithful to the cause.]
K60.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1915, August 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Villa's belief that de la Garza is no longer faithful to the cause, informing Villa of a trip to St. Louis, with a stopover to talk to Hipolito about munitions transactions.]
K61.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1915, August 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code, with a translation; concerning the possible sale of merchandise to Europeans to obtain money.]
K62.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1915, September 3:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Partly in code, with a translation; concerning contracts with Western for munitions.]
K63.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. Villa, Chihuahua. 1915, September 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for two cars to move his furniture to El Paso.]
LLetters: 1919.
L1.
Letter from F. Villa, El Carmen, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco, California. 1919, March 11:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Attempting a reconciliation between Villa and de la Garza to facilitate the gaining of control of the North and the downfall of the Mexican government, mentioning General Porfirio Ornelas and Juan Vargas.]
L2.
Copy of a translation into English of #1. 1919, March 11:
L3.
Photocopy of #1. 1919, March 11:
L4.
Photocopy of #1. 1919, March 11:
L5.
Photocopy of #1. 1919, March 11:
L6.
Letter from F. Villa, Campamento en H. del Parral, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1919, April 29:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Signed by Villa. [Further attempts at a reconciliation.]
MMiscellaneous undated pieces.
M1.
Envelope addressed to L. de la Garza, Ciudad de Nueva York, from F. Villa.
M2.
Envelope Addressed to L. de la Garza, San Francisco, California, from F. Villa.
M3.
Memo from F. Villa, Torreón (?), to L. de la Garza and Felicitos F. Villareal, Torreón (?).
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. [Listing additional duties for the Cuartel General.]
M4.
Letter to F. Villa, Chihuahua.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ennumerating the author's (de la Garza?) accomplishments since 1910.]
M5.
Telegram from F. Villa, n.p.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the closing of a contract and a shipment of munitions.]
M6.
Telegram from F. Villa, Yrapuato, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez (?).
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges.]
M7.
Telegram from F. Villa, Leon, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. January 6:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Carranzan paper money.]
M8.
Telegram from F. Villa, Calera, to L. de la Garza, Aguascalientes. January 14:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
["Siento lo que les ha pasado, espero no sera de graves consecuencias."]
M9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, Mapula. 1913 (?):
Extent 3l. Handwritten.
[Transcribing a telegram from Pazuengo to the Governor of Durango concerning battles, with references to Riveros, Iturbe, Mariano Arrieta, Felix Diaz, Huerta, Carranza and Angel, and asking for Villa's decision concerning Mauro.]
M10.
Rough draft of a letter from the Cuartel General and the chief of the Division of the North, Francisco Villa, to the government of the United States and State of Texas, requesting permission for the passage of Mexican Federalist soldiers through American territory.] 1913 (?):
M11.
Part of a letter from L. de la Garza (?), to F. Villa (?). 1913 (?):
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the treatment of foreigners.]
M12.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to F. Villa, Jimenez. 1913 (?):
Extent 3l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a request from the Governor of Durango for financial assistance; concerning forces in Hipolito, Saltillo and Monterrey, with reference to General Robles and General Contreras; more in code.]
M13.
Telegram from F. Villa, Zacatecas, to L. de la Garza,, C. Juárez. 1914 (?), June 26:
Extent 6l. Handwritten.
[Dictating a message to be sent by telegraph, in code, to Sommerfeld, who is to make it known to President Wilson through General Scott; containing references to General Natera, General Pablo Gonzalez and Sr. Carranza.]
M14.
Telegram from F. Villa, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914 (?), June 30:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the Englishman, George St. Claire, referring the matter to General Natera.]
M15.
Telegram from F. Villa, Leon, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915 (?), November 17:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the currency matter.]
M16.
Telegram from F. Villa, Cuartel General, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915 (?), December 8:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning bank documents.]
M17.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, n.p. 1915 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the value of paper money.]
M18.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), to F. Villa (?). 1915 (?):
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning paper money, Hipolito Villa, and munitions.]
M19.
Copy of #18. 1915 (?):
NPhotographs and negatives.
N1.
Photograph of General Villa and Coronel Vargas.
N2.
Postcard: Obsequio del Gran Sorteo Nacionalista.
[Picture of V. Villa and others.]
N3.
Letter from Hipolito Villa, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by H. Villa. Negative for photocopy. [Listing money received, with reference to F. Villa and Sr. Garrett.]
N4.
Same as #3. 1914, July 27:
N5.
Letter from F. Villa, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, February 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. Negative for photocopy. [Establishing an Agencia Comercial y Financiera and naming de la Garza as ist head, with a reference to F. Avila.]
N6.
Letter from F. Villa, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. Negative for photocopy. [Naming Ignacio Perches Enriquez as head of the Agencia Comercial y Financiera.]
N7.
Letter from F. Villa, Aguascalientes, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Villa. Negative for photocopy. [Concerning currency from the Columbia Bank Note Company and the American Bank Note Company.]

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