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Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

New York Financial Transactions, 1914-1918

The Benson Latin American Collection

Guide to the Lázaro de la Garza Archive

Part II: New York Financial Transactions, 1914-1918



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 Two 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 II. 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

 

New York Financial Transactions, 1914-1918

boxfolder

Wallet 2
AL. de la Garza & Co., Inc. January-August, 1915.
A1.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, January 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking that copies of certain letters be sent to de la Garza and Co.]
A2.
Telegram from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1914, December 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Farias and Hernandez have doubts about the cartridge matter.]
A3.
Letter from L. de la Garza, San Francisco, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning profits in the cartridge deal.]
A4.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 2:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Concerning "The successful conclusion of the contracts with the Western Cartridge Company and the Republic of France" and the fee to be paid Gerard & Smyth for their negotiations, with references to J. P. Morgan, Mr Catchings and Mr. Stettinius.]
A5.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to Josá F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges.]
A6.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #5.]
A7.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling him not to deal with munitions since Sommerfeld has charge of them.]
A8.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Farias' personal affairs, the American Bank Note Co., and machinery for producing cartridges.]
A9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, February 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a factory for cartridges.]
A10.
Letter from E. W. Bliss Co., Brooklyn, to J. F. Farias, Laredo. 1915, February 19:
Extent 4l. Typed.
Signed by M. Aronson. [Submitting an estimate for machinery to make cartridges.]
A11.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, Laredo. 1915, March 2:
Extent Typed. 1l.
[Concerning money for Sr. W. Stokes Kirk of Philadelphia and concerning #10.]
A12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he closed the contract and is negotiating for a special train.]
A13.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code.]
Aa.
Decoding of #13. 1915, April 14:
[Concerning offers from manufacturers, including Smith.]
A14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, St. Louis. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling him to go to New York to look for Servando.]
A15.
Telegram from Western Union Telegraph Co., F. A. Darling, to L. de la Garza. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking that he provide an address for his telegram to J. F. Farias.]
A16.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
Aa.
Decoding of #16.
[Saying that the Madero brothers deposited money in the Agencia Financiera for the purchase of munitions.]
A17.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the persons indicated in de la Garza's messages have not shown up, although everything is ready to be shipped.]
A18.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, concerning contracts for munitions, with references to Servando and Falvy.]
A19.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Baltimore, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["No ha llegado esperare manana avisando temprano. Telfono Farias."]
A20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is waiting for news.]
A21.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking what has been arranged.]
A22.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Ocurre City National Bank situe telegrafo quinientos."]
Aa.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering a previous telegram with references to Rafael Hernandez and Servando.]
A23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. Villa, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning negotiations with the Maryland Casualty Co., with a message from Jose Farias.]
A24.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, Baltimore. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling him to go to New York and cooperate with Jose.]
A25.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Rafael Hernandez, New York. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to assist Jose.]
A26.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
A27.
Decoding of #26.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning negotiations, with references to Hipolito, Sommerfeld, and Falvy.]
A28.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that yesterday's telegram has been sent to Villa, asking for news and referring to Rafael Hernandez.]
A29.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Demanding something definite and formal about the negotiations.]
A30.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
A31.
Decoding of #30.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the proposed acceptance of money from influential people.]
A32.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. Farias, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; answering #30.]
A33.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
A34.
Decoding of #33.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for further instructions about the contract which has been completed.]
A35.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
A36.
Telegram from A. T. Chester, Brooklyn to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Offering ammunition.]
A37.
Telegram. (No names of places). 1915, April 21 (?):
[Concerning the offer for ammunition, with references to Jose, Sommerfeld, and Falvy.]
A38.
Copy of #37. 1915, April 21 (?):
A39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions concerning contract negotiations.]
A40.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the negotiations.]
A41.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; informing him of another offer, with references to Alberto and Rafael.]
A42.
Decoding of #41. 1915, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, and Servando, New York. 1915, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code, concerning "important matters."]
A44.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Boston. 1915, May 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the price of bonds.]
A45.
Letter from J. F. Farias, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Thanking him for his generosity and good will.]
A46.
Letter from J. F. Farias, Laredo, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Signed by Farias. [Asking whether to hire the Guevara Brothers to buy Mexican products.]
A47.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, Laredo. 1915, May 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a request from Gonzalez for money; asking for information from la Casa de Elozua; referring to the villainy of "los Carranclanes."]
A48.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, Laredo, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Jose Santos ocupo Casa Monterrey con mobilario. Manda taquigrafo."]
A49.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to J. F. Farias, Laredo. 1915, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #45, #47, and #48.]
A50.
Telegram from Rafael [Hernandez], New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions for the purchase of shrapnel.]
A51.
Letter from J. F. Farias, Laredo, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning Gonzalez; concerning the hiring of import agents; concerning the opening of a branch office of L. de la Garza, Inc.; concerning la Fundicion de Zinc; referring to a letter from Rafael about the company's capital; and giving notice of his departure.]
A52.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the opening of an office.]
A53.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for money for the new office.]
A54.
Telegram from Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Lazaro en Torreón ya transcribole su mensaje."]
A55.
Telegram from (?), New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Said to be at 1001 Fourth Ave North Asbury Park yrs date Farias Hotel Bretton sined Garza."]
A56.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning the opening of the new office and the issuance of bonds by the City of New York, with references to Rafael.]
A57.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for money.]
A58.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to Jose Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to ask de la Garza for money.]
A59.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, June 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Granting him the money.]
A60.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for more money.]
A61.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc. 1915, July:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by L. de la Garza, R. L. Hernandez, and J. F. Farias. [Establishing the Corporation, which will deal in export and import trade between the United States and the Republics of Mexico and Central and South America.]
A62.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1915, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning funds for the company, with references to J. F. Farias, Rafael Hernandez, and Jesús Gonzalez.]
A63.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning company bonds and Sr. Gonzalez.]
A64.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning the opening of the new office and initial capital for the company.]
A65.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc. 1915, July:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by L. de la Garza, R. L. Hernandez, and José F. Farias. [Establishing the corporation according to the laws of the State of New York.]
A66.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, July 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning the establishment of a zinc foundry.]
A67.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Coronado Beach, California. 1915, July 26:
Signed by Farias. [Concerning the value of money in Baja California.]
A68.
Letter from J. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 2:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning the progress of the company.]
A69.
Letter from Gerard and Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc. 1915, August 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a bill from the Broun-Green Company for the stock certificate books.]
A70.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, August 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the results of negotiations.]
A71.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, August 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
A72.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the cessation of deliveries to Metalurgica.]
A73.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the shutdown of Metalurgica.]
A74.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the sale of seven million unnamed items.]
A75.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, August 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the contract of #74 and referring to Hernandez.]
A76.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, August 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning la Compañia Minera "La Constancia" con la Metalurgica de Torreón, in answer to #72 and #73, with references to Ernesto Madero, Sr. Harms and Mr. Safford.]
A77.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning negotiations with agents in London.]
A78.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, August 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a visit to a zinc smelter in Kansas City; referring to #74; concerning credit for cartridges.]
A79.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, August 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Bring letters of introduction to Kansas City. Will be there Friday night."]
A80.
Copy of #79. 1915, August 24:
A81.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Kansas City. 1915, August 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Answering #78 and #79.]
BL. de la Garza & Co., Inc. September-December, 1915.
B1.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis, Mo. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning remittances for cartridges, with reference to James Manoil.]
B2.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 20:
Extent 2l. Typed copy.
[Concerning a shipment of cartridges, with reference to James Manoil.]
B3.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, October 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for James Manoil for cartridge shipments.]
B4.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 18:
Extent 2l. Typed copy.
[Giving instructions concerning the handling of the cartridges.]
B5.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the fee for acting as attorneys in de la Garza's action against Western Cartridge Company.]
B6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza and Co., Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza San Antonio, Texas. 1915, October 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["When you reach El Paso ask Raymundo if Tiblier can arrange delivery to Manoil of the goods stored there…"]
B7.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., n.p., to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, October 25:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Answering #5.]
B8.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, San Antonio. 1915, October 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Thayer has offered to testify.]
B9.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the Madero Brothers, a contract for munitions proposed by J. P. Morgan & Co., and a letter from the Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co., with a reference to Hernández.]
B10.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, California. 1915, November 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning attempts by Hernández to transfer the contract with Western Cartridge Co. to J. P. Morgan & Co.; concerning an unanswered telegram about money; concerning Sr. Pimentel y Fagoaga's desire to buy gasoline.]
B11.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning money to cover debts in Mexico, and stocks in la Cia. Petrolera Monterrey, S. A.]
B12.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1915, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #10.]
B13.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1915, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning his account with the company.]
B14.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, October 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning de la Garza's account with the company and the monthly balance.]
B15.
Annex to #14. 1915, October 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias.
B16.
Calculations attached to #15. no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
B17.
no date.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving the cost of the sale of cartridges for L. de la Garza & Co.]
B18.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #11.]
B19.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1915, November 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Hernández' dealings with J. P. Morgan & Co.; concerning #14; concerning the opening of an account with the National Bank of Commerce.]
B20.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning business with banks.]
B21.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. Concerning de la Garza's account with the company.]
B22.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 16:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernández. [Concerning Smyth and his negotiations with J. P. Morgan & Co.]
B23.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1915, November 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the sale of rifles, with references to Manoil and Andres Garcia.]
B24.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1914, November 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning his monthly balance.]
B25.
Telegram from "REHTSE", New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him that the contracts have been signed with Western and the Republic of France.]
B26.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Confirming #25, with further details.]
B27.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning #23.]
B28.
Telegram from "REHTSE", New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Please write Guaranty Trust Co attention Wm C Edwards stating that you ratify and confirm endorsement to L de la Garza and Co by Nathan A Smyth as your attorney in fact of check from Western Cartridge Co for sixty five thousand dollars."]
B29.
Telegram from "REHTSE", New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Repeating the request of #28.]
B30.
Chick from F. L. Padilla, to Groos National Bank, San Antonio, for L. de la Garza & Co., New York, for $150.00. 1915, December 4:
B31.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning a commission for the purchase of cartridges.]
B32.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 4:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. Concerning the loan of money to Ernesto Madero, who invested it.]
B33.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Reaffirming #29.]
B34.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., n.p., to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, December 7:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Accompanying a check.]
B35.
Letter from L. de la Garza, San Francisco, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning their share of profits.]
B36.
Letter from L. de la Garza, San Francisco, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by de la Garza. [Original of #35.]
B37.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth (?), New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 2:
Extent 5l. Typed.
[Concerning "the successful conclusion of the contracts with the Western Cartridge Company and the Republic of France…" (see Folder A, #4.)]
B38.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging the receipt of a check.]
B39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, San Francisco, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he has authorized Smyth's endorsement of a check; telling them "to sell balance checks Coahuila" and to buy more Metalurgica shares.]
B40.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 9:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the sale of rifles and answering #39.]
B41.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of shares of Metalúrgica, with references to Ernesto Madero and Sr. Stein.]
B42.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the amount of money in their account with references to Smyth, S. C. de la Garza and Ernesto Madero.]
B43.
Telegram from "RESTSE", New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning funds and shares of Metalurgica.]
B44.
Telegram from "REHTSE", New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Twenty thousand were sent will send ten thousand Laredo as soon as your letter to Guaranty is received."]
B45.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning funds in various banks, with reference to the Madero Bros.]
B46.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, December 17:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning funds in the National City Bank, New York, and shares of Metalurgica.]
B47.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernandez. [Answering #46.]
B48.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1915, December 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the contract with the Republic of France.]
B49.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the sale of rifles, with references to Manoil, González, and F. S. Elías.]
B50.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the transfer of the contract with Western Cartridge Co. to the Republic of France, whose agent is J. P. Morgan & Co., with references to Smyth and Hernandez.]
B51.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 29:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the contracts with the Republic of France and with the Western Cartridge Company, the closing of the fiscal year, and the syndicate formed with Sabin, Potter and Madero.]
B52.
Enclosure to #51. 1915, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Approximate calculation of earnings.]
B53.
List of quantities received and payments made for L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. in the sale of munitions through the contract of Sr. L. de la Garza with the Western Cartridge Co. 1915, December 31:
Extent 1l.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
B54.
Telegram from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning their fee for negotiations in the cartridge matter.]
B55.
Copy of #36. 1915, December 8:
B56.
Copy of #37. 1915, December 2:
B57.
Private ledger, trial balance, of L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. Covering July, August, September and October, 1915.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
B58.
Comparative statement of earnings of L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, for July, August, September and October, 1915,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
CL. de la Garza & Co., Inc. January-April, 1916.
C1.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, January 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Gerard and Smyth's fee.]
C2.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1916, January 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the company's commission.]
C3.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1916, January 4:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning his account with the company, the company's commission on the cartridge deal, Ernesto Madero and shares of Metalurgica, and the sale of rifles.]
C4.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, January 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the number of cartridges handed over to J. P. Morgan & Co., agents of the Republic of France, by Western Cartridge Co.]
C5.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, January 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Answering #4.]
C6.
Attached to #5. 1916, January 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [List of deliveries of cartridges by the Western Cartridge Co. in their contract with the Republic of France.]
C7.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to F. W. Olin, President of Western Cartridge Co., New York. 1916, January 8:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
["We enclose copy of a letter which we are sending this day to the Western Cartridge Co…"]
C8.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., alton, Illinois. 1916, January 8:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the number of cartridges to be delivered to the Republic of France, as specified in the contract.]
C9.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., East Alton, Illinois. 1916, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning reports from J. P. Morgan & Co. about shipments of cartridges.]
C10.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, January 3:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Listing shipments of cartridges.]
C11.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, January 12:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the final balance sheet for 1915, the contract with J. P. Morgan & Co., and the possibility of importing coffee.]
C12.
Private ledger and balance sheet for L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., for the year 1915. 1916, January 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
C13.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, January 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning deliveries by Western.]
C14.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, January 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #12.]
C15.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, January 28:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Clarifying certain items of #12, in answer to #14.]
C16.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, February 1:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Accompanying a check for $300.00.]
Ca.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, February 1:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Accompanying a check for $1,000.00.]
C17.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Accompanying a list of cartridge deliveries and a letter from the Western Cartridge Co.]
C18.
List of cartridges delivered by Western Cartridge Co. 1916, February 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
C19.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton Illinois, to L. de la Garza Co., New York. 1916, January 25:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning slow deliveries of cartridges.]
C20.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the monthly balance for January, the cartridge account, and de la Garza's account with the company, with a reference to Albert Stein.]
C21.
Private ledger, trial balance of the L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., for January, 1916. 1916, February 1:
Extent 1l.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
C22.
Extract of cartridge account with L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, January 31, 1916. 1916, February 1:
Extent 1l.
Signed by J. F. Farias. Typed.
C23.
Extract of account of Mr. L. de la Garza with L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. 1916, January 31:
Extent 1l.
Signed by J. F. Farias. Typed.
C24.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, February 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…get after Morgan for payments…"]
C25.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning responsibility for late deliveries of cartridges.]
C26.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton, Illinois. 1916, February 16:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the continued late deliveries of cartridges.]
C27.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, February 16:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Answering #20.]
C28.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, February 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #25, with a reference to Gerard & Smyth.]
C29.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, February 23:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Asking for advice concerning the delayed delivery of cartridges.]
C30.
Letter from L. de la Garza, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, February 16:
Extent 1l. Typed translation of part of #27.
[Concerning the delayed deliveries of cartridges by the Western Cartridge Co., and the payment for cartridges by J. P. Morgan & Co.]
C31.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 24:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the late delivery of cartridges.]
C32.
List of deliveries of cartridges by Western Cartridge Co. 1916, February 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
C33.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, Illinois, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, February 21:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[In answer to #26, saying that deliveries of cartridges have been increased.]
C34.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, February 24:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Acknowledging receipt of $1,000 as payment for 100 thousand cartridges, and asking that they send their liquidations more promptly.]
C35.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, February 25:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning a report in the New York Globe that Western Cartridge Co. has entered into a contract with the Spanish Government.]
C36.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 28:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning the delivery of cartridges by Western Cartridge Co., with a reference to a conversation between Mr. Smyth and Mr. Catchings of Western Cartridge Co.]
C37.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernandez. [Informing him that the Western deal was handled in his name, not as company business.]
C38.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernandez. [Concerning action by Mr. Smyth to compel Western Cartridge Co. to make prompt deliveries.]
C39.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernandez. [Concerning a draft for $1,100 from Pragedis de la Pena in payment of the Banco de Coahuila checks that were sold to him.]
C40.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernandez. [Concerning the purchase of Banco Nacional notes by Alberto Stein in the City of Mexico.]
C41.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 4:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by R. L. Hernandez. [Concerning the possible purchase of a smeltery in Poteau, Oklahoma, with references to J. F. Farias, Mr. Hothorn of the firm of L. Vogelstein & Co., Mr. Madero, Mr. Eardley, and Mr. Valle.]
C42.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, March 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Alberto Stein's purchase of Banco Nacional notes.]
C43.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Accompanying his Private Ledger Trial Balance for February, the extract of his personal account with the Company, and the extract of the cartridge account.]
C44.
Extract of account of Mr. L. de la Garza with L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. 1916, February 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
C45.
Extract of Cartridge account with L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. 1916, February 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
C46.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, March 8:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by N. A. Smyth. [Concerning the sums due Gerard & Smyth in the Western Cartridge Company matter.]
C47.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, March 9:
Extent 2l. Typed copy.
[Answering #46.]
Ca.
Calculations, possibly referring to #47. 1916, March 9:
Extent 4 l. Handwritten.
C48.
Letter from Nathan A. Smyth, New York, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, March 9:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by N. A. Smyth. [Answering #47, concerning the portion of Gerard & Smyth's commission payable by L. de la Garza & Co.]
C49.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, March 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #38, #39, #40, and #41.]
C50.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 27:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the diliveries of cartridges by Western Cartridge Co., with references to Mr. Smyth and Mr. Catchings.]
C51.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming his telegram concerning the zinc negotiations and referring to the cartridge contract.]
C52.
Letter from Gerarc & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1916, April 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Accompanying a bill for professional services.]
C53.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, April 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.copy.
[Accompanying a check for their professional services.]
C54.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Bancolaguna refused to receive checks against them that we had sold Ernesto…Hard to find any nacionals here…"]
C55.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, April 26:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning payments on the cartridge contract.]
C56.
Check on the Groos National Bank of San antonio from F. L. Padilla to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. Customer's draft. Note: Paid 1/18/16 acct L de la G. Chk. 227. 1915, January 12:
Extent 1l.
DL. de la Garza & Co., Inc. May-October, 1916.
D1.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, May 8:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
["Please advise us what steps we should take in order to protect ourselves…from delay in cartridge shipments."]
D2
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a loan for Alfredo.]
D3.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #2.]
D4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Western has made no deliveries since April 17 and the French government intends to cancel the contract, so the company will serve a legal summons if Western does not ship balance immediately.]
D5.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for a confirmation of #4.]
D6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the French government's intention to suspend receipt of ammunition.]
D7.
Translation of #6 into Spanish. 1916, May 18:
D8.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #6.]
D9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Olin claims that Western Cartridge Co. can deliver the whole balance of the contract.]
D10.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #9.]
D11.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning possible purchase of old issue Banco Nacional pesos.]
D12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Making an offer for the pesos, in answer to #11.]
D13.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ordering them to postpone purchase of the pesos.]
D14.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #12.]
D15.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #13.]
D16.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 26:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by J. F. Farias. [Concerning correspondence with J. P. Morgan & Co. and Western Cartridge Co., and conversations with Mr. Olin and Mr. Ketchings about the cartridge contract.]
D17.
Letter from The Republic of France by J. P. Morgan & Co., to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Stating their intention to cancel the cartridge contract.]
D18.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton, Illinois. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the intention of the Republic of France to cancel the cartridge contract.]
D19.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, May 17:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Acknowledging #17 and asserting that the changes in the specifications for the cartridges have violated the contracts with Western Cartridge Co. and with L. de la Garza.]
D20.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, Illinois, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, May 19:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the changes in the specifications for the cartridges made by the Servian Inspectors in violation of the contract.]
D21.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Answering #16, expressing approval of the Company's actions.]
D22.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, May 26:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning #20.]
D23.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the National Bank of Commerce of San Antonio Texas and referring to Mr. Stein.]
D24.
Letter from N. A. Smyth, New York, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, June 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Smyth. [Concerning bills from the law firm.]
D25.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, June 8:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Accompanying a letter from J. P. Morgan & Co., dated the 7th of June.]
D26.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, June 9:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Answering #24.]
D27.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, June 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning instructions from the Division of the North to Alberto Madero to place $100,000 in the Agencia's account, with references to Rafael Hernandez and Antonio Elosua.]
D28.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, June 26:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Informing him of a wire from the Western Cartridge Co. saying that they have not received formal notice of cancellation of the Servian contract from J. P. Morgan.]
D29.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, July 11:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning a letter from Western dated July 7.]
D30.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, July 12:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the erection of the plant of the Logwood Products Corporation in Haiti, with C. A. Malau as manager.]
D31.
Letter from L. de la Garza, & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning a message from Western Cartridge Co. that deliveries will begin early the next week.]
D32.
Letter from Miller, King, Lane & Trafford, New York, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning stamp act laws which apply to the Arkansas Zinc & Smelting Corporation.]
D33.
Copy of #32. 1916, July 21:
D34.
Copy of #31. 1916, July 21:
D35.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning all the documents, letters, etc. relating to the Western Cartridge Co.]
D36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning documents relating to Western Cartridge Co.]
D37.
Calculations in regard to payments made and due Gerard & Smyth in connection with the cartridge contract. 1916, March 9:
Extent 1l. Typad and handwritten.
D38.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, July 28:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning their fee for the cartridge contract.]
D39.
Memorandum of payments made and due Messrs. Gerard & Smyth in connection with the cartridge contract. 1916, July 28:
Extent 2l. Typed.
D40.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1916, August 6:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the bills from Broun-Green Co. for sotck certificate books.]
D41.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Sumner Gerard, New York. 1916, August 8:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning a claim against J. P. Morgan & Co. on the balance due in the cartridge contract.]
D42.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor, Maine. 1916, August 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to return to New York to deal with Morgan's failure to report deliveries and comply with the contract.]
D43.
Telegram from N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, August 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #42.]
D44.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor. 1916, August 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #42.]
D45.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor. 1916, August 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #43.]
D46.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor. 1916, August 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of a telegram telling Smyth he need not return to New York.]
D47.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Annisquam, Massachusetts. 1916, August 15:
Extent 2l. Typed copy.
[Concerning attempts to get J. P. Morgan & Co. to make payment in full for the cartridges.]
D48.
Telegram from N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor, Maine, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, August 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Announcing his departure for New York.]
D49.
Letter from N. A. Smyth, New York, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, August 18:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking him to make checks payable to Columbia Trust Co. until his return from Massachusetts.]
D50.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payments of fees in the cartridge contract.]
D51.
Memorandum concerning amounts due Gerard & Smyth. 1916, August 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
D52.
Receipt from Columbia Trust Co. for a check from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. to N. A. Smyth. 1916, August 26:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
D53.
Letter from N. A. Smyth, Annisquam, Massachusetts, to J. F. Farias, New York. 1916, August 29:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Telling Farias to let him know if any trouble develops in the cartridge matter.]
D54.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, New York. 1916, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed. copy.
[Concerning the final settlement of Smyth's and Gerard's shares in the proceeds of the cartridge contract.]
D55.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Sumner Gerard, New York. 1916, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Same as #54.]
D56.
Letter from N. A. Smyth, New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Smyth. [Acknowledging #54.]
D57.
Letter from S. Gerard, New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, September 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Gerard. [Acknowledging #55.]
D58.
Letter from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, October 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by Farias. [Concerning F. A. Sommerfeld's pay for his part in the cartridge contract, and Servando's departure for Haiti to handle the Logwood plant.]
EL. de la Garza & Co., Inc. 1917-1918.
E1.
Note from W. G. Nelson, Notary Public, New York, to R. J. García, New York. 1917, July 2:
Extent 1l. Printed and handwritten.
[Notifying García that a note drawn by L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. and payable to Madero Bros. Inc. and endorsed by García, has been presented for payment but refused.]
E2.
Protest by W. G. Nelson, Notary Public, New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, concerning nonpayment of a note to Madero Bros. Inc. for $3,450.00. 1917, July 2:
Extent 1l.
E3.
Statement from Western Union Telegraph Co. of telegrams sent during July and August, 1918. 1918:
Extent 2l.
FServando C. de la Garza correspondence. 1914-June, 1915.
F1.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning coal for the railroad and ixtle.]
F2.
received in Monterrey. no date,
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning coal, cattle, and ixtle.]
F3.
received in Monterrey. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning currency.]
F4.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning coal and cattle, with a reference to Vargas.]
F5.
received in Monterrey. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Corcerning cattle and money matters, with references to Hipolito (Villa) and Navarro.]
F6.
no place. no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the route to Tampico and coal.]
F7.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle and coal with a reference to Kraft and Madero.]
F8.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking about the value of currency and concerning the purchase of munitions, with references to Hipolito, Sommerfeld and Sepulveda.]
F9.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the railroad and currency, with references to Sepulveda, Raul Madero, and Navarro.]
F10.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle, with references to Alberto Madero.]
F11.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle and the railroad.]
F12.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Saltillo, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. no date.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Alberto Madero's cattle, Kraft, Vargas' money, and the currency matter.]
F13.
no place. no date,
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
Concerning Ricardo and Alejandro Navarro, Jose Sepulveda, and the munitions.]
F14.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning an undesignated machine.]
F15.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a receiving set, Hipolito, Gaxiola, and the purchase of hides.]
F16.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking about the arrival of an unspecified person.]
F17.
no place. no date,
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Corcerning cattle and currency, with references to Vidal de la Garza and Raymundo Navarro.]
F18.
no place. no date,
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle and mentioning Kraft, Alberto Madero, Sepulveda, Hipolito, Gabriel Madero and Elozua.]
F19.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning repairs to be done before shipment to Monterrey.]
F20.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the bank and cattle.]
F21.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the sale of cattle, with references to Orfila and Elozua, and concerning the wireless.]
F22.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a new station.]
F23.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning money.]
F24.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Referring to coal and currency, and concerning funds from Vargas.]
F25.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Referring to caol and cattle, and concerning an order from Villa to Vargas about the issuance of currency.]
F26.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning payment for coal.]
F27.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the burning of cars.]
F28.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning carloads of coal.]
F29.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning coal.]
F30.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle.]
F31.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning business formalities.]
F32.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning munitions.]
F33.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning bank transactions.]
F34.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, October 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Arrange only fro ten millions as contradictory telegrams are still being received…"]
F34a.
Copy of #34. 1914, October 6:
F35.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning arrangements for the printing of currency.]
F35a.
Copy of #35. 1914, October 20:
F36.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington D.C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, October 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning the currency transactions.]
F37.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, November 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the currency transactions with references to Raymundo Navarro and Hipolito Villa.]
F38.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, n. p., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, November 13:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a coded wire which he cannot understand.]
F39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington D. C. 1914, November 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Partly in code. [Concernig money matters with references to Gaxiola, Maldonado and Hipolito.]
F40.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, n.p., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, Novermber 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Corcerning currency.]
F41.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, November 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning the printing of currency.]
F41a.
Copy of #41. 1914, November 18:
F42.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D.C. 1914, November 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning currency printing negotiations.]
F43.
Letter from P. Schneider of the John C. Rankin Co., n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, n.p. 1914, November 28:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning plates for the official seals for the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua.]
F44.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington D.C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning the printing of currency and seals for the Treasury and the Bank.]
F44a.
Copy of #44. 1914, December 3:
F45.
Telegram from N. M. Sanchez, Washington, D.C., to S. C. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of currency.]
F46.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, San Antonio. 1915, February 11:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Rodriguez and Hipolito.]
F47.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, San Antonio, to S. C. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for Rodriguez, the manager of the railroads, with references to Hipolito and General Villa.]
F48.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, March 11:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle, ixtle, and coal.]
F49.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, March 15:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle, ixtle, and currency, with references to J. F. Farias and Sepulveda.]
F50.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to L. de la Garza, Monterrey. 1915, March 15:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning cattle, cotton, and ixtle, with references to Alberto Madero and Gabriel Madero.]
F51.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, March 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Asking about the quantity of banknotes needed, with several references to Vargas.]
F52.
Letter from S. Vargas, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning paper money without a seal.]
F53.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 26:
Extent 2l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning negotiations with Remington Arms for cartridges.]
F54.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning conversations with Winchester Repeating Arms Co., Savage Arms Co., and Peters Cartridge Co.]
F55.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F56.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Transmitting #55.]
F57.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, March 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he does not understand the code.]
F58.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, March 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Lazaro does not understand the code.]
F59.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, March 30:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
["…pida Klapp Eastham Spark gap cinco kilowates Estacion Chihuahua, pues anterior extraviádo."]
F60.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to Jose Garza Z., El Paso. 1915, March 29:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Klapp Eastham.]
F61.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F62.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to L. de la Garza, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a motor from Servando and a message from Pedro Lobo.]
F63.
Telegram from Pedro Lobo, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Suplicole indiqueme que hago aguardo instrucciones deseo hablarle Morelos Catorce."]
F64.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F65.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1915, March 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Transmitting #64.]
F66.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 31:
Extent 3l. Typed with newspaper clippings attached.
Signed by S. C. de la Garza. [Concerning purchases of arms and the intention of the United States to recognize the Villa government.]
F67.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning arms negotiations.]
F68.
Telegram from Jose Garza Z., El Paso, to L. de la Garza, donde se encuentre. 1915, April 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Transmitting #67.]
F69.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to Jose Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Lazaro did not receive Servando's message.]
F70.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Relaying advice from Jose Farias concerning the contracts.]
F71.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he has an offer for a cartridge contract.]
F72.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for news.]
F73.
Telegram from L.(?) de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, Chihuahua. 1915, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…Pepe paselos lunes avisare algo."]
F74.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, Chihuahua. 1915, April 6:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Partly in code, concerning prices.]
F75.
Decoding. 1915, April 6 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning machineguns.]
F76.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning contracts.]
F77.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Jose F. Farias is leaving for New York to try to arrange contracts for munitions.]
F78.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code.]
F79.
Decoding of #78. 1915, April 11:
[Concerning negotiations with D. J. Smith & Co. and with Dick & Co., with references to J. F. Farias.]
F80.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions for negotiations.]
F81.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the firm referred to in #80 has not yet made an offer.]
F82.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 12:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a guarantee from the bank.]
F83.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the firm wants to be sure they will be paid before dealing with him.]
F84.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions for the negotiations, with a reference to Farias.]
F85.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code.]
F86.
Decoding of #85. 1915, April 12:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Giving instructions about the negotiations.]
F87.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the closing of the contract.]
F88.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza and J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the shipping of cartridges, with references to W. L. Fabe, Finley, and F. Villa.]
F89.
Telegram from M. Diaz Lombardo, Chihuahua, to S. C. de la Garza, n.p. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Worcester, with a reference to Sr. Cobb and the liquidation of a company.]
F90.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for an address.]
F91.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for Fabe's address.]
F92.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning tha shipment of goods on Wells Fargo and Southern Pacific.]
F93.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning T. A. Falvy and the Maryland Casualty Co.]
F94.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he and Jose do not trust the people mentioned in Lazaro's telegrams.]
F95.
New York. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Manana a la una avisaremos lo que haya de nuevo y esperamos de usted lo mismo."]
F96.
Telegrams. S. Jose. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Falvy and money from the Maderos brothers for munitions vor Villa.]
F97.
no place. no date,
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a contract between F. A. Falvy and Finley of El Paso.]
F98.
no place. Letter from F. A. Falvy to Mr. Aura. no date,
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning a telegram from their New York man.
F99.
Notation of an address; F. A. Falvy, no date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
F100.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F101.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning distrust of the persons with whom they are dealing.]
F102.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning Falvy and the munitions contract.]
F103.
Same as #103. 1915, April 17:
F104.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning negotiations for munitions.]
F105.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21(?):
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking approval of an offer in the arms transactions.]
F106.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is sure the arms deal will succeed.]
F107.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he thinks the Maryland Casualty Co. and Sr. Falvy are stalling.]
F108.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning W. L. Falvy and the munitions contract.]
F109.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F110.
Decoding of #109. 1915, April 17 (?):
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the need to complete the munitions deal.]
F111.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for news about Falvy and Jose.]
F112.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, Baltimore. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…esperate esa mañana hablando telefono Farias."]
F113.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, Baltimore. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…Avisame temprano si llega amigo de Nueva York y que se arregla."]
F114.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Baltimore to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Maryland Casualty Co.]
F115.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the state of negotiations with Maryland Casualty Co. and Falvy and referring to banking matters.]
F116.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions about the munitions contract.]
F117.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to J. F. Farias, New York. 1915, April 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a possible contract arranged by Finley.]
F118.
Copy of #111. 1915, April 19:
F119.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning National City Bank with a reference to Rafael Hernandez.]
F120.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Baltimore, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Amigo esperaba no vino hoy. Salgo…"]
F121.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to S. C. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
F122.
Copy of #121. 1915, April 22:
F123.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 15:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[In code.]
F124.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 15:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning Peters Cartridge Co.'s available stock, with references to Alberto Madero and Baldwin.]
F125.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati. 1915, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #124.]
F126.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions.]
F127.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for shipping instructions.]
F128.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati. 1915, May 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions about a shipment and mentioning Baldwin and Manley.]
F129.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 18:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning shipping.]
F130.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Cincinnati. 1915, May 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about shipping.]
F131.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, St. Louis, to S. C. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code.]
F132.
Decoding of #131. 1915, May 21:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
F133.
Decoding of #131. 1915, May 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions concerning Rathburn Mix, American Radiators, and rifles.]
F134.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to S. C. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1915, June 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Mentioning a person to collect documents.]
GS. C. de la Garza Correspondence: September-December, 1915.
G1.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an offer from Hall.]
G2.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about merchandise for sale.]
G3.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #2.]
G4.
Copy of #3.
G5.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying to accept the offer for merchandise from Western.]
G6.
Copy of #5.
G7.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, North Asbury Park, New Jersey, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Giving orders to close the deal.]
Ga.
Handwritten copy of #7.
Extent 1l.
G8.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, Asbury Park. 1915, September 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the client will decide the next day.]
G9.
Handwritten copy of #8. 1915, September 7:
G10.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Accepting the offer of Servando's client.]
G11.
Copy of #10. 1915, September 8:
G12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["If no chance closing deal come El Paso…"]
G13.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, Asbury Park. 1915, September 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Client…is asking for more time…sell there if you can…"]
G14.
Handwritten copy of #13. 1915, September 9:
G15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Specifying amounts of goods for sale.]
G16.
Copy of #15. 1915, September 13:
G17.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he has a buyer.]
G18.
Handwritten copy of #17. 1915, September 13:
G19.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he prefers to sell all the merchandise together.]
G20.
Copy of #19. 1915, September 14:
G21.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for an immediate answer to a previous telegram.]
G22.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling him to close the deal, with references to James Manoil.]
G23.
Copy of #22. 1915, September 15:
G24.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; giving him instructions on banking matters.]
G25.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for an answer to #22.]
G26.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the closing of the deal.]
G27.
Typed copy of #26. 1915, September 18:
G28.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning delivery of goods to Servando's client, with references to Manoil and Hall.]
G29.
Copy of #28. 1915, September 18:
G30.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning deliveries from Constancia and the Ginthers contract.]
G31.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 19:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
["Hall wired Manoil that Giddern clients representative will see him regarding guarantee of deliveries…"]
G32.
Typed copy of #31. 1915, September 19:
G33.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the first shipment of goods, with reference to Manoil.]
G34.
Typed copy of #33. 1915, September 20:
G35.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Manoil.]
G36.
Copy of #35. 1915, September 20:
G37.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking about shipments.]
G38.
Typed copy of #37. 1915, September 21:
G39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 22:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Saying that Servando's client has not complied with Manoil's terms.]
G40.
Copy of #39. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l.
G41.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Saying that the first million were shipped that day.]
G42.
Typed copy of #41. 1915, September 22:
G43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the shipment of goods.]
G44.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the second million is ready for shipment.]
G45.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Copy of #44.]
G46.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 28:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Referring to letters sent to Raymundo.]
G47.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; saying that Obregon's agent is asking an excessive price.]
G48.
Copy of #47. 1915, October 4:
G49.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. E. Navarro, El Paso. 1915, October 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for informtaion about Leo Rosenfeld in connection with Garrett and Orfila.]
G50.
Letter from R. E. Navarro (?), El Paso, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #49 and another message about "La Cuenta de la Division del Norte."]
G51.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Conncerning shipment of and payment for goods.]
G52.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, San Francisco, to National Bank of Commerce, San Antonio, Texas. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing them of money to be deposited in his account for S. C. de la Garza.]
G53.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to National Bank of Commerce, San Antonio, Texas. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming #52.]
HR. L. Hernandez Correspondence: 1914-1915.
H1.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez (?), n.p., to Alberto Madero, n.p. 1914, October 28:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Page 5 only; Concerning the reorganization of the National Railways in Mexico, with reference to Sr. Cabrera.]
H2.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a letter to Alberto Madero.]
H3.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, n.p., to Alberto Madero, El Paso, Texas. 1914, December 15:
Extent 2l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the reorganization of the National Railways, with references to Messrs. Villarreal, Bonilla, Diaz Lombardo de la Garza, and Galbraith.]
H4.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, January 4:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Concerning business with the Division del Norte, Metalurgica, L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., and various banks, with references to Lic. Montoya, Ernesto, Smyth, Lorenzo Gonzalez Trevino, Stein, Farias, and others.]
H5.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Rafael Hernandez, New York. 1915, April 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving him the addresses of Jose Farias and Servando de la Garza.]
H6.
Telegram from Alberto Madero, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, Tucumcari, New Mexico. 1915, April 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the European question and the closing of the deal by Servando and Jose.]
H7.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Western's president.]
H8.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #7.]
H9.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…deseo evitar intervencion…"]
H10.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 28:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Referring to #7 and #9, concerning the possibility of a contract between the government of England and Western, and a conversation about this matter with Sommerfeld, whom Hernandez now wants to avoid; mentioning the stenographer Gonzalez; concerning business with Antonio Elosua; asking about the progress of the campaing and reminding de la Garzaof a conversation with Mr. Fuller.]
H11.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 17:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the mortgage on Hernandez' house and de la Garza's business with Stein.]
H12.
Clipping from the New York (?) Times. 1915, June 19:
Extent 1l. Printed.
[Concerning the sale of corporate stock by the city of New York.]
H13.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 19:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the establishment of a company, with reference to Sr. Gonzalez and Elias de los Rios; calling to de la Garza's attention the sale of stock referred to in #12; concerning Hernandez' mortgage; concerning the sale of ixtle; and mentioning the political situation.]
H14.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Hernandez' mortgage, the new company, and the situation in Mexico, with a reference to General Angeles.]
H15.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the money to pay off his mortgage, Miguel Diaz Lombardo's trip to Washington to discuss the difficulties in Mexico, and General Villa's victory over General Obregón in Lagos.]
H16.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, July 2:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning Sr. Fuller's mediation between the White House and General Villa, with references to Alberto Madero; concerning the military; concerning payment of wages to laborers, with references to Escudero; expressing hopes for an armistice; mentioning the trips to Washington of Sr. Diaz Lombardo and Gral. Angeles??? and saying that he is going to Los Angeles.]
H17.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the money to pay off his mortgage.]
H18.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Coronado, California. 1915, July 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning dealings with the Banco Oriental de México involving Stein, Smith and Amsinck.]
H19.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, October 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the sale of la Compañia Agríola y Ganadera del Rio de San Diego and other business transactions, with references to D. Lorenzo, Stein, Lobatón, Parras, and José.]
H20.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, October 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning bank business with Stein; concerning Carranza and his confiscation of property; concerning the possible sale to the British of the contract with Western Cartridge Co.; also mentioning Francisco Madero, Lorenzo, Mr. Olin, Smyth and Ernesto.]
H21.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, San Antonio. 1915, October 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Discussing the transference of the cartridge contract with Western to J. P. Morgan & Co., with references to Sr. Catchings.]
H22.
Copy of #21. 1915, October 30:
H23.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the confiscation of Metalurgica, with a reference to Stein; the sale of the cartridge contract to Morgan; the lending of money to Madero Brothers; and the experiences of Julio, Evaristo and Carlos Madero at the Mexican border, with references to Carranza.]
H24.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, November 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the business of Cuesta Gallardo; concerning Lorenzo and Stein and bank business; and concerning the munitions contract.]
H25.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the contract with Morgan has been closed.]
H26.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to Gerard & Smyth, New York. 1915, November 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Instructing the lawyers to sign the transfer of the contract according to the instructions of L. de la Garza & Co., Inc.]
H27.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, November 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of #26.]
H28.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 9:
Extent 2l. Typed, with a handwritten note.
[Concerning bank business with Stein, with references to Metalurgica, Sra. Smith, Kountze, Doctor Loeffler and Anita Degatau; the cancellation of Lorenzo's trip; and the munitions contract and Mr. Catchings.]
H29.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, November 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the requested documents have been sent.]
H30.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Giving power of attorney to N. A. Smyth in the cartridge contract transferral.]
H31.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 12:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Answering #24: concerning shares in Metalurgica, with reference to Stein, mentioning the business with Lorenzo, and referring to the closing of the munitions contract.]
H32.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, November 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the granting of power of attorney to Smyth.]
H33.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning previous telegrams.]
H34.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 8:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Listing previous telegrams: saying that Catchings and Olin met to arrange the details of the contract; and saying that L. de la Garza & Co., Inc. sent $1,000.00 to de la Garza's sister Maria in Hamburg.]
H35.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 13:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Referring to letters to la Sucursal del Banco Nacional de México in Torreón and to Stein; concerning the construction of a pipeline to be arranged by Lorenzo and Marcos Benavides; concerning mines in Zacatecas; mentioning the situation in Mexico; saying that Morgan is satisfied with the munitions; and concerning the possibility of a shipping line between New York and Spain proposed by Fernando Pimentel.]
H36.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, November 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning telegrams from Lorenzo and Anita; concerning Metalôrgica and the Banco de la Laguna, with references to Stein and Lucinda; and mentioning Gerard & Smyth.]
H37.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Listing telegrams from Anita and Stein; concerning the inspection of the munitions prior to the signing of the contract, with references to Catchings and Gerard & Smyth.]
H38.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 17:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase of shares of Metalurgica, with references to Stein, Smyth, Ernesto, and José and concerning Smyth and the contract with Morgan.]
H39.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Metalurgica, Stein, and el Banco de la Laguna; concerning Smyth and the Morgan contract.]
H40.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 29:
Extent 1l. Typed, with a Handwritten postscript.
[Concerning Ihlsing's lawsuit, with references to Gerard & Smyth and Thayer.]
H41.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, San Frnacisco. 1915, November 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning delays in the closing of the contract with Morgan, with references to Smyth and Catchings; giving information about "Mexico, Texas Petrolene and Asphalt Co.," with reference to Antonio Elozua and Calzado; mentioning Pimentel's offer, the monthly refiew of L. de la Garza & Co., Inc.; Lorenzo and Anita.]
H42.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, November 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the closing of the deal with Morgan.]
H43.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 13:
Extent 2l. Typed, with a handwritten postscript.
[Concerning banking matters, with references to José, Smyth, and Ernesto Madero.]
H44.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 15:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning dissatisfaction with the Gerard & Smyth lawfirm; concerning Lorenzo Gonzalez Treviño and the purchase of shares of a company, with references to Carranza's activities.]
H45.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, n.p., to Alberto Stein, Mexico City. 1915, December 15:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the purchase of shares of Metalurgica.]
H46.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 17:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning Metalurgica, with reference to Ernesto Madero; concerning proceedings in the negotiations with Morgan and the interest of such people as Sommerfeld, officials of Western, Llorente, Gonzalez Garza, etc. in the matter; mentioning José, the problem with Gerard & Smyth, bank business with Stein, and Peña.]
H47.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Metalurgica, with references to Ernesto Madero, Peña, and José; saying that Hipolito Villa asked Sommerfeld about the contract with Western; and mentioning the contracts with Western and with Morgan to be sent to Smyth.]
H48.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1915, December 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the settling of a debt with Sommerfeld.]
H49.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 21;
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Listing telegrams about bank business with Stein and concerning the payment of the debt to Sommerefeld.]
H50.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Stein, Morgan, Sommerfeld, Banco Leon, Metalurgica, José, and Peña.]
H51.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, December 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the Morgan contract and Metalurgica.]
IR. L. Hernandez Correspondence; 1916-1918.
I1.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de La Carza, Los Angeles. 1916, January 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Llorente's problem with debts of the Gobierno de la Convención.]
I2.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, January 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for the purchase of dynamite for la Compañia Minera La Parreña, with reference to Stein, and mentioning the delivery of cartridges to Morgan.]
I3.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 16:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Concerning banking matters, with references to Stein and Felicitos Villareal; mentioning Doctor Aguirre y Campos; concerning a moratorium to be declared by the Secretaría de Hacienda; advising him to ask Cepeda about the mortgage; advising against Richardson's proposal to invest in Mexico; concerning Lorenzo and the pipeline; referring to #1; concerning the sale of "ixtle" and of cartridges, with references to José and Smyth.]
I4.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Transcribing a letter to Stein.]
I5.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 24:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning Hernandez' political alliances with Carranza and Villa, with references to Carrillo and Jorge U. Orozco.]
I6.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, February 29:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the sale of shares of Metalurgica, with references to Stein and Sommer Hermann; concerning la Fundición de Zinc with references to José Farias and to Sr. Hothorn of L. Vogelstein & Co.; concerning L. de la Garza & Co. Inc.; mentioning Llorente and Lorenzo.]
I7.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Metalurgica, Naica, and the Morgan contract.]
I8.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 23:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning aid for Llorente and Diaz Lombardo.]
I9.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, May 24:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning aid for Llorente, the business with Richardson, and the sale of shares of Metalurgica.]
I10.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1916, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning aid for Llorente.]
I11.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Llorente.]
I12.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, June 17:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning shares of Metalurgica, with reference to Stein and the sale of "ixtle" with reference to the Madero Brothers; also giving his view of the situation in Mexico.]
I13.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1916, June 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #12.]
I14.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 23:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Metalurgica and la Cía de Minerales y Metales, S. A., México, D. F.; discussing the international crisis and the conversion of Mexican money into gold; mentioning zinc.]
I15.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a loan to Llorente.]
I16.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 27:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Llorente and the contract with Western.]
I17.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an error made by Llorente.]
I18.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, June 30:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Llorente, Diaz Lombardo and Naica.]
I19.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1916, October 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning oil in Tampico and Tuxpan; informing him of Alberto Madero's attack on de la Garza in the press and of de la Garza's counterattack.]
I20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1916, November 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving banking instructions concerning Stein.]
I21.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, New York, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1916, November 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Transcribing a message from Stein on banking matters and mentioning the negotiations with Morgan.]
I22.
Letter from Leopoldo de Arrastía, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, New York. 1917, October 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for his services in the drawing up of a deed by Sr. Chapeaurouge, as represented by Dr. Loeffler in favor of Sra. Esther de la Garza.]
I23.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, Texas. 1918, January 18:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Discussing the sale of la Cía. Carbonífera de Sabinas, saying that neither Rodolfo nor Ernesto nor the American Smelting Co. seem interested and to offer it to Salvador.]
I24.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, January 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning wood for la Cía. Chiclera y Maderera Mexicana, S. A., from C. R. Beattie of Belice, with references to Carlos Pérez, Figueroa, and González Salas; also describing an earthquake in Guatemala and mentioning la Cía. Carbonífera de Sabinas.]
I25.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1917, December 31:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the Sabinas negotiations with reference to Rodolfo García also mentioning money matters, José Farías, Logwood, and Salvador Madero.]
I26.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, January 23:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning negotiations with American Smelting about the Sabinas company and discussing personal matters.]
I27.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, February 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #26.]
I28.
Letter from The Manhattan Storage & Warehouse Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, February 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising that the goods of R. L. Hernandez are ready for shipment.]
I29.
Statement of The Manhattan Storage & Warehouse Co. of amount due for services rendered. 1918, February 13:
I30.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, March 4:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Discussing personal matters, the incident with the Madero Bros., and Malau in Haiti.]
I31.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, March 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Please ship furniture…"]
I32.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, February 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Hernandez' furniture; mentioning Ernesto and Millic, Malau and Poncho Farias.]
I33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, February 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the furniture.]
I34.
Copy of #33. 1918, February 28:
I35.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, March 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment of money.]
I36.
Receipt from the Postmaster for an insured article. 1918, March 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
I37.
Letter from The Manhattan Storage & Warehouse Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, March 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the furniture.]
I38.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, March 21:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Concerning the furniture.]
I39.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, March 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the furniture and a check to be sent with Tanis.]
I40.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, April 3:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Answering #39.]
I41.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1918, April 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning his account with L. de la Garza & Co., with a reference to Aurelio, and mentioning the furniture.]
I42.
Extract of Account of Mr. R. L. Hernandez with L. de la Garza & Company, Inc. August 31 (?).
Extent 1l. Typed.
I43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, July 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Estaré en esa Martes ocho y medio siguiendo Laredo. Saludes."]
I44.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, Laredo. 1918, July 18:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning Naica with reference to Viesca and Sabinas with reference to Salvador.]
I45.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, August 20:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning arrangements for a trip for Viesca and Rivas, asking about coal and other business matters and mentioning Andres Farias and Lic. Carranco.]
I46.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, August 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #45 and mentioning the Logwood factory.]
I47.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for a loan to "a good mutual friend", for the purchase of shares of Naica, and mentioning a "very good business proposition."]
I48.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, September 19:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Confirming #47, naming the friend an Viesca and going into greater detail about the business proposition; also mentioning Andres Farias.]
I49.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he will make the loan to Viesca.]
I50.
Copy of #49. 1918, September 20:
I51.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["am leaving for New York…"]
I52.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #49.]
I53.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for the name of owner, the share, and approximate time of the loan.]
I54.
Copy of #53. 1918, September 23:
I55.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Doctor Carlos Viesca Lobaton owns share one year time."]
I56.
Telegram from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, October 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Describing Salvador's proposal for the Sabinas company.]
I57.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Regarding your telegram sorry to state I could not do anything here but will try Los Angeles …I have nothing definite."]
I58.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1918, October 23:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning la Compañía Sabinas and mentioning Lorenzo.]
I59.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, November 6:
Extent 1l. Typed copy.
[Regarding the death of Lorenzo's wife Meche.]
I60.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio. 1918, December 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an article in "The Times" with a reference to Alberto and to S. C. de la Garza.]
I61.
Letter from R. L. Hernandez, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1918, November 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Answering #59.]
I62.
Unsigned receipt for $1,466.28 from L. de la Garza. 1918, January 1:
I63.
Second page of a letter from L. de la Garza (?), to R. L. Hernandez. no date.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Llorente with a reference to the Morgan contract.]
JC. R. Flint & Co. Correspondence: 1914.
J1.
Check from L. de la Garza to Chas. R. Flint & Co. on the Rio Grande Valley Bank and Trust Co., El Paso. 1914, June 26:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
J2.
Check from L. de la Garza on the Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co., El Paso. 1914, June 22:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
J3.
Copy of a telegram from Flint & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of #1.]
J4.
Telegram from Flint & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to Sommerfeld in connection with #3.]
J5.
Letter from Chas. R. Fling, New York, to El Primer Jefe de los Constitucionalistas. 1914, July 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Describing his experiences in industrial development to prevent political disorder in Russia, Brazil and Peru; referring to Coolidge and Andrew Carnegie.]
J6.
English translation of #5.
Extent 2l. Typed.
J7.
Letter from Chas. R. Fling, New York, to El Primer Jefe de los Constitucionalistas. 1914, July 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Supplying the names of financiers who may be able to supply a loan to the Huerta government]
J8.
English translation of #7.
Extent 2l. Typed.
J9.
Letter from C. R. Flint, New York, to El Primer Jefe de los Constitucionalistas. 1914, July 22:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Giving advice on the organization of an Agricultural Bank.]
J10.
English translation of #9.
Extent 3l. Typed.
J11.
Skipped.
J12.
Letter from Chas. R. Flint, n.p., to the President of the United States, Washington, D. C. 1914, July 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the Constitutionalist Government's need for loans to support industrial activity in Mexico, with references to Carranza, Pesqueira, Vasconcelos, Zubaran, Cabrera, Calderon, Villarreal and Ernesto Madero.]
J13.
Copy of messages between Flint & Co., New York, and L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to #4.]
J14.
Letter from Flint & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning correspondence with Mr. Flint and referring to #13.]
J15.
Copy of telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to Flint & Co., New York. 1914, July 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ordering them to place money from National Park Bank at the disposition of Sommerfeld.]
J16.
Telegram from Flint and Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #14.]
J17.
Confirmation of #16.
J18.
Cashier's receipt from the National Park Bank of New York for L. de la Garza for money paid to Flint & Co. 1914, July 24:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
J19.
Receipt by Flint & Co. for money received from National Park Bank by order of L. de la Garza. 1914, July 24:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
J20.
Telegram from Flint & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a check from Sommerfeld.]
J21.
Check from L. de la Garza to Flint on the Rio Grande Valley Bank and Trust Co. of El Paso. 1914, July 24:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
J22.
Receipt by F. A. Sommerfeld, El Paso, for money from L. del la Garza for Flint & Co., New York. no date:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
J23.
Telegram from Flint & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money from Washington.]
J24.
Letter from The National Park Bank of New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money paid to Charles R. Flint & Co.]
J25.
Telegram from Flint and Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for his account.]
J26.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), C. Juárez, to Flint & Co., New York. 1914, July 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money to be placed at the disposition of I. Perches Enriquez, de la Garza's successor as Financial Agent of the Agencia Comercial y Financiera.]
J27.
Telegrams. no date:
Extent 7l. Handwritten.
[Concerning funds from Flint and shipments of banknotes and cartridges; referring to Winfield.]

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