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Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Currency Transactions

Munitions and Uniforms Transactions

The Benson Latin American Collection

Guide to the Lázaro de la Garza Archive

Part IV: Currency Transactions, 1913-1915; and Munitions and Uniforms Transactions, 1914-1916



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 Four 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 IV. 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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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Currency Transactions

boxfolder

Wallet 4
AAmerican Bank Note Company Correspondence: 1913-1914.
A1.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1913, January 13:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Giving the details and prices of an order of banknotes for the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, with reference to Mr. Farias.]
Aa.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Giving details, prices, and terms of payment for banknotes, and asking for a certified copy of authorization to issue notes.]
A2.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Messrs. Flint & Co., New York. 1914, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of the first payment for notes and mentioning changes in design desired by de la Garza and Farias.]
Aa.
Copy of #2.
A3.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 22:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning the design of the banknotes.]
A4.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the design of the 500-peso notes.]
A5.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 7:
Extent 4l. Typed.
[Concerning changes in quantities of notes, their prices, terms of payment and shipment to Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co.]
A6.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to American Bank Note Co., New York, 1914, October 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions for the printing of notes.]
A7.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 14:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Answering #6.]
A8.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 15:
Extent 4l. Typed.
[Giving details and prices of checks and letterheads for the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua.]
A9.
Figures related to the issue of pesos, including quantities, sizes, prices, and terms of payment. no date:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
A10.
List of costs of arranging the issuance of currency for the Banco del Estado. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A11.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1914, October 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning orders for checks.]
A12.
Copy of #11. 1914, October 30:
A13.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, October 30:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning checks printed for the Banco del Estado and the need for approval of designs of banknotes from L. de la Garza.]
A14.
Copy of #13.
A15.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #13.]
A16.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, n.p., to L. de la Garza, Chihuahua. 1914, November 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to approve the notes designed by American Bank Note Co.]
A17.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a payment for the manufacture of banknotes.]
A18.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning defects in notes and authorizing R. Navarro and S. C. de la Garza to receive bank note work.]
A19.
Letter from American Bank Note C., New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, November 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for approval from L. de la Garza of the proofs.]
A20.
Copy of #19.
A21.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Same as #18.]
A22.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he will approve the proofs and referring to payment on the contract.]
A23.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington D. C., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Copy of #22.]
A24.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking when shipments of banknotes will begin.]
A25.
Copy of #24.
A26.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington D. C., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if they received the first payment for the notes.]
A27.
Copy of #26.
A28.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, November 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #26 and saying that the proofs are ready for inspection.]
A29.
Copy of #28.
A30.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1914, November 12:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for and approval of work, and asking for further instructions.]
A31.
Copy of #30.
A32.
Copy of #30.
A33.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, November 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Setting a date for the approval of the proofs.]
A34.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, November 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him that S. C. de la Garza has approved the proofs.]
A35.
Copy of #34.
A36.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, November 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to approve more proofs.]
A37.
Copy of #36.
A38.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to S. C. de la Garza, Washington, D. C. 1914, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to approve the last proofs.]
A39.
Letter from R. E. Navarro, Washington, D. C., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, December 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that José F. Farias will approve the last proofs.]
A40.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1914, December 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning delivery of notes.]
A41.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him that José F. Farias has approved the last proofs and asking what quantity of 500-peso notes to print.]
A42.
Copy of #41.
A43.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, December 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Authorizing Farias to accept the work and asking them to rush.]
A44.
Copy of #43.
A45.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to R. E. Navarro, Washington, D. C. 1914, December 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Farias' approval of the proofs.]
A46.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to Farias.]
A47.
Copy of #46.
A48.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1914, December 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Please wire when did you make shipment Banco del Estado de Chihuahua notes."]
A49.
Copy of #48.
A50.
Telegram from American Bank Note Co., n.p., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…cannot make first shipment until December twentyfourth."]
A51.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado De Chihuahua, El Paso. 1914, December 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Informing the bank of a shipment of notes.]
A52.
Copy of #51.
A53.
:Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1914, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Same as #51.]
A54.
Letter fro American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1914, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning delivery of notes.]
A55.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, Mexico. 1914, December 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of a check.]
A56.
Copy of #55.
A57.
Copy of #55.
A58 to 63.
Six (6) 10-peso notes.
BAmerican Bank Note Company Correspondence: 1915.
B1.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, January 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving orders regarding 500-peso notes and asking for price information.]
B2.
Copy of #1.
B3.
Letter from Wells Fargo & Company Express, New York, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, January 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming delivery of a box to Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co.]
B4.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming delivery of a box of banknotes to Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co.]
B5.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him of deliveries of banknotes.]
B6.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1915, January 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising the bank of deliveries of banknotes.]
B7.
Copy of #6.
B8.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 13:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Confirming the details of an order and supplying price information.]
B9.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him of deliveries.]
B10.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1915, January 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising the bank of deliveries.]
B11.
Copy of #10.
B12.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to call an overdue bill to the attention of L. de la Garza.]
B13.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him of deliveries.]
B14.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1915, January 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising the bank of deliveries.]
B15.
Copy of #14.
B16.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, January 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ordering plates for 1-peso notes.]
B17.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, January 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Copy of #16.]
B18.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him of deliveries.]
B19.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1915, January 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising the bank of deliveries.]
B20.
Copy of #19.
B21.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 2:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Asking what quantity of 1-peso notes is desired.]
B22.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1915, February 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising the bank of deliveries.]
B23.
Copy of #22.
B24.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, February 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him of deliveries.]
B25.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, February 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for copies of previous letters.]
B26.
Note concerning 1-peso notes.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
B27.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Sending copies of letters dated September 10 and September 21.]
B28.
Telegram from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Five hundred dollar notes ready… telegraph us balance due…"]
B29.
Copy of #28.
B30.
Copy of #28.
B31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, February 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Am writing National City Bank to pay you…please ship notes."]
B32.
Copy of #31.
B33.
Copy of #31.
["Am writing National City Bank to pay you … please ship notes."]
B34.
Telegram from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["shipping notes tonight."]
B35.
Copy of #34.
B36.
Copy of #34.
B37.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of shipments of notes and amounts due.]
B38.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to Banco del Estado de Chihuahua, El Paso. 1915, February 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing them of shipments of notes.]
B39.
Copy of #38.
B40.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, February 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an order of 1-peso notes and a payment on his account.]
B41.
Copy of #40.
B42.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they have begun to prepare the plates for 1-peso notes.]
B43.
Copy of #42.
B44.
Card indicating "size of work".
Extent 1l.
B45.
Sketches of sizes of pesos.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
B46.
Figuring about the issuance of pesos.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
B47.
Figuring about the issuance of pesos.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
B48.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 12:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Furnishing prices of bonds for Compañia de Prestamos y Descuentos, S. A., at the request of S. C. de la Garza.]
B49.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 10:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Same as #48.]
B50.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, June 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for copies of documents regarding the manufacture of banknotes for the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua.]
B51.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming a verbal order for bonds for the Cia. de Prestamos y Descuentos, S. A.]
B52.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they have advised Mr. Farias that the bonds are ready for delivery, and quoting the price.]
B53.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the bonds.]
B54.
Letter from L. de la Garza, n.p., to American Bank Note Co., New York. 1915, July 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., has been ordered to take care of the bonds.]
B55.
Letter from American Bank Note Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, August 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him that the stock certificates have been shipped and paid for.]
CNorris Peters Co. Correspondence: 1914-1915.
C1.
Letter from L. de la Garza by R. E. Navarro, Washington, D. C., to Norris Peters Co., Washington, D. C. 1914, December 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Placing an order for seven million notes for the state of Chihuahua.]
C2.
Copy of #1.
C3.
Letter from Norris Peters Co., Washington, D. C., to R. E. Navarro, Washington, D. C. 1914, December 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him of the terms for furnishing banknotes for the state of Chihuahua.]
C4.
Copy of #3.
C5.
Agreement made between L. de la Garza through his representative José F. Farias and Norris Peters Co. whereby banknotes are to be furnished for the state of Chihuahua. 1914, July 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
C6.
Copy of #5.
C7.
Agreement made between L. de la Garza through his representative José F. Farias and Norris Peters whereby banknotes are to be furnished for the state of Chihuahua. 1914, Octover 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
C8.
Copy of #7.
C9.
Agreement made between L. de la Garza through his representative José F. Farias and Norris Peters Co. whereby banknotes are to be furnished for the state of Chihuahua. 1914, November 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
C10.
Copy of #9.
C11.
Letter from S. Vargas Hijo, Chihuahua, to Norris Peters Co., Washington, D. C. 1915, January 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for the details of the contracts between the company and R. E. Navarro or L. de la Garza for the manufacture of banknotes.]
C12.
Letter from L. de la Garza by R. E. Navarro, n.p., to Norris Peters Co., Washington, D. C. 1915, January 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Placing an order for additional banknotes.]
DBills of lading for currency: 1914-1915.
D73 receipts for trunks of pesos received from R. E. Navarro by Wells Fargo & Company Express, consigned to Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co., El Paso, Texas. November 10, 1914 to March 22, 1915.
Extent 1l. each. Handwritten.
D5 photos of trains: engines and boxcars.
EDesigns for currency.
E1.
Folder from José F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 12 samples, signed by Juan Perches Enriquez for 100-, 20-, 50-, 500-, 5-, and 10-peso notes for the Banco del Estado de Chihuahua. 1914, March 26:
E2.
Booklet entitled "Emission de papel moneda del Estado de Chihuahua conforme el Decreto Militar de fecha 10 de Febrero de 1914. 1914, February 10:
[12 samples for 50-, 1-, 5-, 10-, and 20-peso notes.]
FUnited States patents for currency designs.
F1.
Letter from Munn & Co., Washingto, D. C., to R. E. Navarro, Washington, D. C. 1915, February 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning notices of allowance for designs of L. de la Garza, with the patents bearing the date of March 2, 1915.]
F2.
Letter from U. S. Patent Office, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, n.p. 1915, February 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Notifying him of allowance for design for an article of manufacture.]
F3.
Copy of #2.
F4.
Copy of #2.
F5.
Copy of #2.
F6.
Copy of #2.
F7.
Copy of #2.
F8.
Patent awarded to L. de la Garza of Torreón, Mexico, for an ornamental design for an article of manufacture by the U. S. Patent Office of Washington, D. C. 1915, March 2:
F9.
Same as #8.
F10.
Same as #8.
F11.
Same as #8.
F12.
Same as #8.
F13.
Same as #8.
GMiscellaneous.
G1.
Letter from Laredo National Bank, Laredo, to José F. Farias, El Paso. 1914, June 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for shipments of Constitutionalist currency.]
G2.
Telegram from Winfield, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Norris Peters has not received any money.]
G3.
Telegram from Winfield, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Villareal is demanding money to send to Monterrey, with a reference to Villa.]
G4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to Santiago Winfield, Washington, D. C. 1914, August 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for information concerning banknotes.]
G5.
Telegram from unnamed person, New York, to Hipolito Villa, C. Juárez. 1914, October 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for money for R. E. Navarro for the manufacture of banknotes ordered by Villa.]
G6.
Telegram from Maverick C.ark Litho. Co., San Antonio, Texas, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["We are writing you today regarding stock we have from your order for notes."]
G7.
Letter from Maverick-Clarke Litho Co., San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 3:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning expenses incurred by ordering paper fro the manufacture of Chihuahua currency.]
G8.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Maverick-Clarke Litho Co., San Antonio. 1914, October 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is willing to pay transportation charges for the paper.]
G9.
Affidavit sworn to by I. M. McIlhenny, Secretary-Treasurer of the Maverick-Clarke Litho Co. giving the charges for transportation for paper to fill an order for Chihuahuan currency. 1914, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed, with signatures.
G10.
Letter from Maverick-Clarke Litho Co., San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 10:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Concerning their understanding of de la Garza's verbal orders for currency.]
G11.
Letter from José F. Farias, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 7:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of banknotes and insurance for them, with a reference to Norris Peters; mentioning his intention to visit American Bank Note Co. and referring to Servando and to Nicolás Sanchez.]
G12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to J. F. Farias, Washington, D. C. 1914, December 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving orders concerning a contract for notes.]
G13.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to José F. Farias, Washington, D. C. 1914, December 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions concerning banknote contracts, with references to Raymundo, and mentioning the American Bank Note Co.]
G14.
Letter from José F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the number of banknotes of different denominations, and a check for the American Bank Note Co.]
G15.
Telegram from José F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving dates for shipments of banknotes and costs of plates.]
G16.
Telegram from José F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
G17.
Telegram from José F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, January 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
G18.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to José F. Farias, New York. 1915, January 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about merchandise in South America and asking about machinery to manufacture notes.]
G19.
Telegram from José F. Farias, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["left New York today for Laredo on family matters, am writing."]
G20.
Agreement between R. E. Navarro and Wells Fargo & Co. for the shipment of currency. 1915, March 22:
Extent 3l. Typed.
G21.
"Importe de las emisiones de billetes del Estado de Chihuahua" from July 30, 1914 to January 9, 1915.
Extent 1l. Typed.
G22.
Copy of #21.
G23.
"Cuenta de costos y gastos de la emision de billetes para el Banco del Estado de Chihuahua." from September 27, 1914, to February 25, 1915.
Extent 1l. Typed.
G24.
Copy of #23.
G25.
"Cuenta de costos y gastos hechos por L. de la Garza, para la impresion de billetes del estado de Chihuahua" from February 20, 1915 to April 23, 1915.
Extent 1l. Typed.
G26.
Copy of #25.
G27.
"Recapitulacion del costo de billetes del Estado de Chihuahua" from November 13 to December 31, 1914.
Extent 1l. Typed.
G28.
Copy of #21.
G29.
Copy of #27, with an addition.
G30.
Copy of #29.
G31.
List of shipments of banknotes according to denomination. August 27 to January 2.
Extent 2l. Typed.
G32.
Nota detallada de billetes remitidos hasta la fecha (January 30)
Extent 2l. Typed.
G33.
Notes concerning the costs of manufacturing currency.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
HExchange rates.
H1.
Telegram from Jose Rodriguez Cabo, San Antonio, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if he can exchange dollars for Constitutionalist money.]
H2.
Summary for L. de la Garza of the sale of his Carranzan currency in C. Juárez, with the balance delivered to the First National Bank. 1915, April 30:
Extent 6l. Typed.
H3.
Itemization of costs incurred in the sale of Carranzan currency.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
H4.
Note concerning information from Sommerfeld about rifles, with newspaper clipping attached describing speculation in Mexican currency. 1915, June 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten plus clipping.
H5.
Letter from Francisco Escudero, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the value of money for paying troops and the National Debt, with references to General Villa.]
H6.
Letter from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to Francisco Escudero, Chihuahua. 1915, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he is moving to California.]

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Munitions and Uniforms Transactions

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Wallet 5
AMadero Brothers Correspondence.
A1.
Letter from H. Tauscher, n.p., to Alfonso Madero, New York. 1914, February 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of a shipment of cartirdges consigned to L. de la Garza, El Paso.]
A2.
Receipt signed by H. Tauscher for money received from Alfonso Madero on the cartridge account. 1914, February 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A3.
Receipt signed by H. Tauscher, New York, for money received from Alfonso Madero for cartridges ordered that day. 1914, February 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A4.
Receipt signed by H. Tauscher, New York, for money received from Alfredo Madero for cartridges ordered that day. 1914, February 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A5.
Unassigned.
A6.
Receipt signed by F. Stallforth, New York, for money received from Alfonso Madero as commission on the sale of cartridges. 1914, February 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A7.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Alfonso Madero, East Orange, New Jersey. 1914, February 18:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning purchases of rifles and cartridges by Sommerfeld.]
A8.
Copy, in Spanish, of #7.
A9.
Telegram from Alfonso Madero, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, February 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that purchases should be ordered only through Madero himself.]
A10.
Letter from J. Robinson Hall, New York, to Alfonso Madero, New York. 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of the types of airplanes and equipment he has for sale.]
A11.
Letter from J. Robinson Hall, New York, to Alfonso Madero, New York, 1914, March 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a Duperdusin airplane.]
A12.
Letter from Alf. Madero, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, March 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning airplanes offered by Sr. Robinson Hall, ordered by Carranza or Villa.]
A13.
Letter from Alf. Madero, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, March 6:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Giving a detailed account of funds spent to purchase cartridges.]
A14.
Invoice made out to Alfonso Madero, New York, for cartridges shipped by H. Tauscher, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, February 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
A15.
Same as #14. 1914, February 17:
A16.
Same as #14. 1914, February 10:
A17.
Copy of #6.
A18.
Same as #6. 1914, February 17:
A19.
Same as #6. 1914, March 4:
A20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Alberto Madero, El Paso. 1915, May 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a request by José Farias for papers concerning the Baldwin contract, and asking for money to close the Western contract.]
A21.
Telegram from L. de la Garza. no date.
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Incode.]
A22.
Deciphered telegram concerning cartridges from Winchester and Peters. No date.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
A23.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to Madero Bros., Inc., New York. 1915, May 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for Winchester rifles to be sent to Sr. Raul Madero.]
A24.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Emilio Madero, El Paso. 1915, August 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Describing events surrounding the contract, arranged through the Agencia, for cartridges for the División del Norte, mentioning Sommerfeld, Alberto Madero, Generals Villa and Angeles, and others.]
A25.
Letter from (?), New York, to Ernesto Madero, New York, 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning credit for the purchase of cartridges.]
A26.
Telegram from A. Madero, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, Alamogordo, New Mexico. 1914 (?):
Extent 1l. Typed.
Asking him to send "clave Jose Farias."]
BF. A. Sommerfeld Correspondence: 1914-1915.
B1.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising that munitions be delivered by way of Tampico, with a reference to mediators in Tampico.]
B2.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; suggesting that munitions be taken by train to José Sepulveda in Nuevo Laredo, and then to Monterrey, avoiding El Paso; saying that he will talk to Remington.]
B3.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking for an answer to #2.]
B4.
Telegram from F. A. Sommefeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to General Villa's relations with the press, particularly in relation to the Benton affair.]
B5.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; saying that Zubaran informed him of negotiations between a confidential agent and the Department of State concerning tha transport of munitions to Nuevo Laredo.]
B6.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Graza, El Paso. 1914, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to advise Villa that Quevedo's bandits are molesting Palomas Co. properties.]
B7.
Telegram from L. de la Graza, El Paso, to F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C. 1914, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B8.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, May 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning freight to be received by Sepulveda in Tampico.]
B9.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning a a shipment to be received by Sepulveda unless the State Department interferes.]
B10.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Graza, El Paso. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning de la Garza's accusation that Flint & Co. have been selling used merchandise.]
B11.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), El Paso, to Chas. R. Flint & Co., New York. 1914, May 30:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
["…Be sure goods ordered through Sommerfeld are new …"]
B12.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Villa's alleged Intention to expel German citizens.]
B13.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to Flint and to the Palomas Co.]
B14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, May 31:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Sommerfeld, n.p. 1914, June 1:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Referring to a coded telegram, goods to be received by Sepulveda, clothing to be purchased by José Farias, and Villa's fears of receiving defective goods.]
B16.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B17.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B18.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to José Farias and to goods bought from Remington through Flint.]
B19.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to José Sepulveda.]
B20.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; informing him of the departure of goods to be received by Sepulveda in Tampico.]
B21.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for instructions about gunpowder.]
B22.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning cartridges bound for Tampico via Galveston.]
B23.
Letter from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving proof of the bad faith of Zubaran, mentioning Messrs. Douglas and Bryan and Generals Villa and Pablo Gonzalez; referring to Remington's cartridges.]
B24.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Am leaving… for Washington…"]
B25.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning the purchase of gunpowder.]
B26.
Letter from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 8:
Extent 8l. Handwritten.
[Concerning attacks by Zubaran and Luis Cabrera on de la Garza and Generals Villa and Angeles, and attempts to prevent them from receiving war materials, with references to V. Carranza, Pablo Gonzalez, Obregon, Lic. Vasconcelos, Urquidi, and Diaz Lombardo; suggesting means of obtaining gunpowder; referring to the shipment of rifles and munitions.]
B27.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; Requesting money for Flint & Co. for munitions.]
B28.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to #27.]
B29.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking for instructions for Urquidi from "first chief"; referring to Diaz Lombardo.]
B30.
Letter from Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co., New York, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Supplying Villa with a guarantee of ammunition ordered by Flint.]
B31.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to Remington Co.]
B32.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B33.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 12:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to Flint.]
B34.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, C. Juárez, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B35.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code: asking for an official denial of the reported split between Villa and Carranza.]
B36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B37.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning a steamer bound for Tampico, rifles from Remington, and other rifles in Hamburg.]
B38.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 16:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning the delivery of arms and munitions to Juárez and asking for a letter from Villa authorizing Sommerfeld's work.]
B39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n. p., to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B40.
Skipped.
B41.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning Wilson's opinion of Villa and Carranza and referring to Zubaran's lawyer Douglas.]
B42.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking him to protect the son of General Scott, an engineer.]
B43.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. dela Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to the lawyer S. G. Hopkins.]
B44.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to Farias.]
B45.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 19:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[In code.]
B46.
Deciphering of #45.
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Describing a conference with General Scott and the Secretary of War, who both favored Villa rather than Carranza and promised permission for arms and munitions to cross the border.]
B47.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; informing him of a message from Santiago Winfield about banknotes.]
B48.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to a message about Angeles and to arrangements with Washington about arms and munitions.]
B49.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Hearst papers say…" (remainder in code.)]
B50.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking him not to let information out to the press.]
B51.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning the inspection of arms in Cuba by Remington's manager and the passage of munitions to Juárez.]
B52.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning claims in the press that Villa "esta en favor de mediación."]
B53.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking about Winfield and the "Express" matter.]
B54.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking about Winfield.]
B55.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning agents of Carranza, and referring to Pesqueira and M. Prieto.]
B56.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning a message from Villa to General Scott which was transmitted to the President.]
B57.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, June 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to the controversy between Villa and Carranza.]
B58.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about George St. Clair Douglas, the British subject held in Zacatecas.]
B59.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; referring to Santiago Winfield, the conferences between Carranza and Villa, and the embargo.]
B60.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning rifles from Cuba.]
B61.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 2:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning correspondence stolen from Hopkins' office and published by the Herald.]
B62.
Copy of #61.
B63.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Estare en New York…"]
B64.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning George St. Claire Douglas, the English citizen detained in Zacatecas.]
B65.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning Winfield, who is to remain in Mexico until all is arranged between Villa and Carranza.]
B66-69.
Notations on a conference between Villa, Torreón, and Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, July 6:
Extent 1l. each.
[Partly in code; mentioning the Madero family; identifying the evil elements in Washington as Breceda and Luis Cabrera; saying that Winfield must come to Washington; referring to rifles from Cuba.]
B70.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to F. Villa, Torreón. 1914, July 6:
Extent 2l. Handwritten.
[Partly in code; dealing with the conferences between Villa and Carranza in Torreón, with references to Luis Aguirre Benavides and General Angeles.]
B71.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning rifles and cartridges guaranteed by Remington.]
B72.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning money for Remington Arms Co.]
B73.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Am leaving…for Washington…"]
B74.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; asking about the Villa-Carranza conference.]
B75.
Telegram from Angel Caso, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 9:
Extent 4l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning President Wilson's opinions of Villa and Carranza, and the treatment of Spaniards in occupied areas.]
B76.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, C. Juárez. 1914, July 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning munitions in Galveston.]
B77.
Telegram from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1914, July 19:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning goods to be shipped to El Paso.]
B78.
Telegram from F. A. Sommerfeld, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, July 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; listing quantities of rifles and cartridges shipped to Villa.]
B79.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to F. A. Sommerfeld, New York. 1915, August 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Partly in code; concerning funds.]
B80.
Letter to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1915, October:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a contract between Western Cartridge Co. and F. A. Sommerfeld, with amendments to Standard Stoker Co.]
B81.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Standard Stoker Co., New York. 1915, October 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Assigning to Standard Stoker Co. the contract between F. A. Sommerfeld and Western Cartridge Co., with a guaranty of performance to be given to the Guaranty Trust Co. of New York.]
B82.
Copy of #81.
B83.
Same as #81.
B84.
Copy of #83
B85.
Same as #80.
B86.
Copy of #85.
B87.
Copy of #85.
B88.
Same as #81.
B89.
Copy of #83.
B90.
Copy of #83.
B91.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to F. A. Sommerfeld, Washington. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[In code.]
B92.
no date:
Extent 3l. Handwritten notes.
[Concerning munitions in Antilles, with references to Flint and Navarro, and mentioning Winfield.]
B93.
no date:
Extent 1l. Handwritten note with Sommerfeld at heading.
[Concerning information received by the Carrancistas about Winfield.]
B94.
no date:
Extent 1l. Handwritten. note.
[Concerning Sommerfeld and munitions.]
B95.
Deciphered telegrams.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
CPurchasing of Army Uniforms and Supplies: 1914-1915.
C1.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the purchase and shipment of uniforms, hats blankets, and underwear.]
C2.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning hats from Fine Hat Mfg. Co.]
C3.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to Alfredo S. Farias, El Paso. 1914, June 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning underwear from Fuld and Hatch Knitting Co. and socks from Chas. Chipman's Sons.]
C4.
Handwritten list of items ordered in New York. 1914, June 22 (?):
Extent 1l.
C5.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to Alfredo S. Farias, El Paso. 1914, June 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning agreements made Fine Hat Mfg. Co. and Meyer Co. and asking for money for expenses.]
C6.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to Alfredo S. Farias, El Paso. 1914, June 24:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning an order placed with Fuld & Hatch Knitting Co. and warning him not to deal with Flint.]
C7.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for hats and other goods; mentioning Eisner and Meyer, Boston manufacturers, and Chihuahuan paper money.]
C8.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to Alfredo S. Farias, El Paso. 1914, June 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an offer from the Herman Shoe Co. of Boston and payment for Chihuahuan goods and payment of John H. Meyer Co.]
C9.
Letter from The National Park Bank, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, August 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning credit for the Fuld & Hatch Knitting Co.]
C10.
Check on the National City Bank of New York by Fuld & Hatch Knitting Co. to L. de la Garza, National Park Bank, New York. 1914, August 15:
C11.
Receipt for goods sold to L. de la Garza, El Paso, by Fuld & Hatch Knitting Co., Albany, New York. 1914, August 15:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
C12.
Letter from National Park Bank, New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, August 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Closing the account for Fuld & Hatch knitting Co.]
C13.
Copy of #11.
Ca.
Copy of #11.
C14.
Southern Pacific bill of lading for underwear shipped to L. de la Garza, El Paso, from Fuld & Hatch Knitting Co., Albany, New York. 1914, August 15:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
C15.
Letter from Los Angeles to Jose Farias, Long Beach, California. 1914, August 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a check for Farias from Lazaro.]
C16.
Letter from John H. Meyer & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, August 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if he needs any clothes or tentage for the Constitutionalist Army, with references to Jose F. Farias.]
C17.
Letter from National Park Bank, New York, to F, de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Listing payments to Fuld & Hatch Knitting Co.]
C18.
Letter from Sigmund Eisner, Red Bank, New Jersey, to L. de la Garza, n.p. 1914, September 22:
Extent 4l. Handwritten.
[Submitting a list of outstanding bills for goods purchased in de la Garza's name.]
C19.
Letter from Sigmund Eisner, New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for shipments of suits.]
C20.
Letter from Fine Hat Mfg. Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, September 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of payment for hats shipped by Wells Fargo Express Co.]
C21.
Statement of amount owed for goods purchased from Sigmund Eisner, Red Bank, New Jersey, by J. P. Enriquez, El Paso. 1914, October 1:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
C22.
Letter from Sigmund Eisner, Red Bank, New Jersey, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to wuits and slickers shipped in care of the Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co.]
C23.
Bill of lading for clothing purchased byl. de la Garza, El Paso, from Sigmund Eisner, Red Bank, New Jersey. 1914, October 2:
Extent 1l.
C24.
Letter from Sigmund Eisner, Red Bank, New Jersey, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1914, October 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning clothing shipped to El Paso and samples of blankets.]
C25.
Bill for "Express charges" from Sigmund Eisner, Red Bank, New Jersey, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, October 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
C26.
Telegram from American Express, n.p., to Wells Fargo Express, El Paso. 1914, October 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Deliver shipment… consigned I. Perches Enriquez …for the account ofl. de la Garza release C.O.D, and Express charges."]
C27.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to I. Perches Enriquez, El Paso. 1914, September 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an automobile accident.]
C28.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, Washington, D. C., to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Announcing a shipment of goods.]
C29.
Letter from Jose F. Farias, Laredo, Texas, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, February 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for more funds and referring to a contract for the purchase of shirts with W. Stokes Kirk of Philadelphia.]
C30.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Raymond Krupp and Co., El Paso. 1915, August 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling them to make their offer to Hipolito or Alberto Madero.]
C31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to Scruggs-Vanderwood-Barney, St. Louis, Mo. 1915, June 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
Asking them to ship their goods immediately.]
C32.
Letter from Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #31.]
DPeters Cartridge Co.: 1915.
D1.
Letter from Peters Cartridge Co., by Manley & Grand, New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 27:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Acknowledging receipt of a check for cartridges.]
D2.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Manley & Grand, New York. 1915, April 27:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Making an offer for cartridges.]
D3.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to National City Bank, New York. 1915, April 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing the bank of a check issued to Peters Cartridge Co.]
D4.
Telegram from S. C. de la Garza, El Paso, to W. E. Keplinger, c/o Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. 1915, May 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking that an ammunition shipment be made the next day.]
D5.
Telegram from Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to S. C. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #4.]
D6.
Letter from Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to S. C. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the ammunition shipment.]
D7.
Letter from S. C. de la Garza (?), n.p., to W. E. Keplinger, Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati. 1915, May 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging the receipt of telegrams and letters.]
D8.
Invoice from the Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, El Paso, for 500 cases of ammunition. 1915, May 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
D9.
Letter from Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Letter accompanying bill of lading and invoice covering ammunition ordered by S. C. de la Garza.]
D10.
Telegram from Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of a shipment.]
D11.
Letter from Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of cartridges available for shipment.]
D12.
Letter from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati. 1915, June 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #11.]
D13.
Letter from Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #12, asking him to make an offer.]
EWestern Cartridge Co. Correspondence, 1915-1916.
E1.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton, Illinois. 1915, August 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling them to make all shipments of cartridges to El Paso, presenting drafts, invoices and bills of lading to the St. Louis Union Bank.]
E2.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, San Francisco, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, August 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking when deliveries of ammunition will begin.]
E3.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…will wire you by Monday when we can commence deliveries…"]
E4.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they will begin deliveries immediately.]
E5.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, August 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…have deliveries start Sept. 1."]
E6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Algon. 1915, August 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning commencement of deliveries.]
E7.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Clarigying the procedure to be followed in making deliveries.]
E8.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, N. Asbury Park, New Jersey, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 7:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Accepting their offer of munitions.]
E9.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the number of cartridges.]
E10.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 9:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning numbers of cartridges and time needed for delivery.]
E11.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning packing of cartridges for shipment.]
E12.
Copy of #11.
E13.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Regarding padking of special cartridges.]
E14.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning padking of and payment for cartridges.]
E15.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning bills and payments for the cartridges.]
E16.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning bills and payments for the cartridges.]
E17.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges ready for shipment.]
E18.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the number of cartridges to be shipped.]
E19.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis, Missouri. 1915, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a draft for $9,000.00 for the account of L. de la Garza.]
E20.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Stating a preference for smaller shipments of cartridges.]
E21.
Copy of #17.
E22.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising him that 28% of the special cartridges misfire.]
E23.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of two million cartridges.]
E24.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 16:
["your telegram this morning. We are writing you in this regard."]
E25.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning compensation for the misfiring cartridges, with reference to Thomas Rhein.]
E26.
Letter from Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1915, September 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising of payment of $9,000.00 to Western according to instructions by Guaranty Trus.]
E27.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the size of shipments and shipping instructions.]
E28.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they have scrapped the misfiring cartridges.]
E29,
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping instructions.]
E30.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning compensation for the misfiring cartridges.]
E31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping orders.]
E32.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping instructions, with references to James Manoil.]
E33.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming #32 and concerning the arrangement to replace the special cartridges, with 1915, September 21: Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1l. Typed. ["Have you sold one million cartridges to Gonzalez of Los Angeles…"]
E34.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co. to L. de la Garza. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning sale of cartridges to Gonzales of L.A.]
E35.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Have nothing to do with parties you mention…"]
E36.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of cartridges, with references to James Manoil.]
E37.
Copy of #36.
E38.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridge shipments.]
E39.
Copy of #38.
E40.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about an order for cartridges for A. Gonzalez of Los Angeles.]
E41.
Copy of #34.
E42.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning confusion in the instructions for shipments of cartridges, with a reference to Thomas Rhein.]
E43.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping instructions.]
E44.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipping instructions and the confusion mentioned in #42, with references to Manoil and Rhein.]
E45.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of and payments for cartridges.]
E46.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about deliveries.]
E47.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to James Manoil, New York, 1915, September 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment for cartridges through the Mississippi Valley Trust Co.]
E48.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #47.]
E49.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shiping instructions.]
E50.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments of and payment for cartridges.]
E51.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…am giving instructions St. Louis Union Bank to take your shipment as indicated."]
E52.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for shipping instructions.]
E53.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Ship to Rio Grande Valley Bank El Paso…"]
E54.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of a shipment.]
E55.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Payment for cartridges.]
E56.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. (?), n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #55.]
E57.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Western Cartridge Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning funds for payment for cartridges, with a reference to Manoil.]
E58.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 6:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking for cartridges, with a reference to Manoil.]
E59.
Telegram from James Manoil, n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 6:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Concerning the remainder of an order of cartridges, with a reference to de la Garza.]
E60.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the transfer of the cartridge contract and the purchase of explosives from the Equitable Powder Mfg. Co.; with references to Mr. Cary, Mr. Connable, and Mr. Sommerfeld.]
E61.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping instructions.]
E62.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…see Mr. Olin at Hotel Manhattan."]
E63.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…see de la Garza…"]
E64.
Letter from L. de la Garza, New York, to F. W. Olin, New York. 1915, October 9:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning deliveries of cartridges to James Manoil.]
E65.
Copy of #64.
E66.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. della Garza, New York. 1915, October 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of cartridges.]
E67.
Letter from F. W. Olin, New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 13:
Extent 3l. Typed.
[Concerning payment of invoices, changes in shipping instructions, and the destination of cartridges.]
E68.
Letter from F. W. Olin, Western Cartridge Co., to Ralph Marsh, Guaranty Trust Co., New York. 1915, October 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning "the transaction with Mr. Carey" and the transferral of the contract "to parties other than de la Garza."]
E69.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Requesting a statement about standard cartridges for Thomas Rhein.]
E70.
Letter from C. F. McMurray of Western Cartridge Co., New York, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1915, October 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning jackets and cupping metal from Mr. Goss of Scovill Mfg. Co., with references to Mr. Olin, L. de la Garza, and J. F. Farias.]
E71.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a case of cartridges.]
E72.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1915, October 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the suit brought against Western for breach of contract.]
E73.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, October 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they furnished Mr. Rhein with a statement regarding the quality of cartridges.]
E74.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising them that Mr. Olin, President of Western Cartridge Co., will deal with the suit referred to in #72.]
E75.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Guaranty Trust Co., New York. 1915, December 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Ratifying and confirming endorsement to L. de la Garza & Co. by N. A. Smyth of a check from Western Cartridge Co.]
E76.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1916, January 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning deliveries.]
E77.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, January 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…Morgan has no record shipments sixteenth eighteenth and twentyfourth."]
E78.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1916, January 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Invoice for shipment sixteenth eighteenth twenty fourth in hands French Commission…"]
E79.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, January 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Calling their attention to the fact that failure to make the agreed number of cartridge deliveries could result in the cancellation of the contract by the French government.]
E80.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., to F. W. Olin, New York. 1916, January 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["We enclose a copy of a letter which we are sending this day to the Western Cartridge Company…"]
E81.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, January 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they are making every effort to increase deliveries.]
E82.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, January 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming #79.]
E83.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, February 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning delayed deliveries.]
E84.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, April 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning apparent cessation of cartridge deliveries.]
E85.
Article from "The Globe", Alton. 1916, February 24:
Extent 1l. Printed.
[Announcing an order for the Western Cartridge Co. from the Spanish government for 250 million cartridges.]
E86.
Same as #85.
E87.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, February 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Apologizing for late deliveries.]
E88.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, May 1:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Enclosing a statement showing cartridge deliveries from November 12, 1915, to April 8, 1916.]
E89.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, May 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a difference between their records and those sent by Western.]
E90.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, May 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the differences in records and the cessation of deliveries.]
E91.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["French government notifies us intention cancel seven MM cartridge contract…"]
E92.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the French government's intention to cancel the cartridge contract.]
E93.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Springfield, Illinois, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, May 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…see F. W. Olin…"]
E94.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, May 26:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Explaining why they stopped delivering cartridges to the French.]
E95.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, June 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of a telegram concerning an investigation in the cartridge matter.]
E96.
Telegram from A. J. Norcom, Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, June 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they expect the Servian contract to be adjusted satisfactorily.]
E97.
Letter from Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, June 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #96.]
E98.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza Y Co., New York. 1916, June 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming #96.]
E99.
Letter from The Republic of France by their Commercial Agent to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, July 1:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Granting an extension for the delivery of cartridges.]
E100.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New Yotk, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, July 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of a telegram concerning the resumption of deliveries to France.]
E101.
Telegram from F. W. Olin, Alton, to L. de la Garza, & Co., New York. 1916, July 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that shipments of cartridges under the revised arrangements will soon begin.]
E102.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, July 7:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning final arrangemants concerning completion of the Servian contract.]
E103.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, July 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of a telegram concerning celiveries under the new contract.]
E104.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of a telegram concerning cartridge deliveries.]
E105.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…deliveries will begin early next week…"]
E106.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #105.]
E107.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, July 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that they expect to finish the contract within the time limit.]
E108.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, July 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #107.]
E109.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, July 28:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the correct number of cartridges due under the Servian contract.]
E110.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, August 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming a telegram asking if the shipments will be made on time.]
E111.
Telegram from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, August 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…see Mr. Olin…"]
E112.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, August 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for confirmation of #111.]
E113.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to F. W. OlinNew York. 1916, August 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if the shipments will be made on time.]
E114.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to F. W. Olin, New York. 1916, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about the delays in the delivery and inspection of cartridges, with references to Mr. Farias and Mr. Gerard.]
E115.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, 1916, August 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Advising that all the Servian cartridges have been shipped.]
E116.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to Western Cartridge Co., New York. 1916, September 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the refusal of J. P. Morgan & Co. to pay for cartridges shipped after August 5 to The Republic of France, with a reference to Mr. Farias and Mr. Gerard.]
E117.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, September 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for an answer to a letter dated September 1 to F. W. Olin.]
E118.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, September 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the refusal of J. P. Morgan & Co. to pay for cartridges, with references to Mr. Catchings and Major Obradovitch.]
E119.
Letter from F. W. Olin, Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York. 1916, September 8:
[Concerning J. P. Morgan & Co. and the Servian and French Commission.]
E120.
Letter from Western Cartridge Co., Alton, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1916, September 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the matter Morgan & Co. will be cleared up.]
E121.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to Western Cartridge Co., East Alton. 1916, December 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a delay in the delivery of cartridges for J. P. Morgan & Co.]
FJ. P. Morgan & Co. Correspondence, 1916.
F1.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, May 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asserting that changes in the specifications for cartridges are in direct violation of Morgan's contracts with Western Cartridges Co. and Mr. L. de la Garza.]
F2.
Copy of #1.
F3.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., n.p., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, June 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for an answer to #1.]
F4.
Letter from J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1916, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that representatives of the Republic of France are considering the matters referred to in #1.]
F5.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Eslesford, Maine. 1916, August 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming a telegram concerning the cessation of cartridge deliveries.]
F6.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., New York, to N. A. Smyth, Seal Harbor, Maine. 1916, August 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming a telegram from Smyth which gave legal counsel about cancellation of the cartridge contract.]
F7.
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 not to come to New York.]
F8.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., n. p., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, September 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that final payment has been received from J. P. Morgan & Co. for cartridges.]
F9.
Letter from J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, August 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a copy of a letter to Western Cartridge Co.]
F10.
Letter from J. P. Morgan & Co., to Western Cartridge Co., Alton. 1916, August 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Morgan & Co. cannot pay the bills covering shipments after August 5 without further authority from the French Government.]
F11.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n. p., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, August 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Demanding payment for the entire order of cartridges.]
F12.
Voucher for money received from the Republic of France through J. P. Morgan & Co., by L. de la Garza & Co., Inc. to cover their commission on the cartridge account. Signed by J. F. Farias.] 1916, August 19:
F13.
Envelope from J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, August 19:
F14.
Same as #13. 1916, August 17:
F15.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, August 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of a check for part of the balance of the Morgan account.]
F16.
Same as #13. 1916, August 15:
F17.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, August 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the commission to be received by L. de la Garza & Co. on the French contract.]
F18.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co., Inc., n.p., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, June 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that Western Cartridge Co. did not break the contract.]
F19.
Letter from J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, June 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Same as #4.]
F20.
Copy of #3. 1916, June 6:
F21.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, May 26:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking Morgan & Co. to notify them in advance of any further steps they may take in regard to the cartridge contract.]
F22.
Copy of #1.
F23.
Letter from The Republic of France, by J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, May 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Announcing the intention of The Republic of France to cancel the undelivered portion of the cartridges.]
F24.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, April 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of a check.]
F25.
Same as #24. 1916, April 13:
F26.
Same as #24. 1916, April 11:
F27.
Same as #24. 1916, April 10:
F28.
Same as #24. 1916, April 4:
F29.
Same as #24. 1916, March 31:
F30.
Same as #24. 1916, March 28:
F31.
Same as #24. 1916, March 27:
F32.
Same as #24. 1916, March 26:
F33.
Same as #24. 1916, March 20:
F34.
Same as #24. 1916, March 16:
F35.
Same as #24. 1916, March 14:
F36.
Same as #24. 1916, March 10:
F37.
Same as #24. 1916, March 8:
F38.
Same as #24. 1916, March 4:
F39.
Same as #24. 1916, March 1:
F40.
Same as #24. 1916, March 1:
F41.
Same as #24. 1916, February 26:
F42.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, February 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of a check and asking that their liquidations be more prompt.]
F43.
Same as #24. 1916, February 18:
F44.
Same as #24. 1916, February 15:
F45.
Same as #24. 1916, February 14:
F46.
Same as #24. 1916, February 11:
F47.
Same as #24. 1916, February 5:
F48.
Same as #24. 1916, February 4:
F49.
Same as #24. 1916, January 31:
F50.
Duplicate of voucher for check from the Republic of France through J. P. Morgan & Co., New York, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1916, January:
Extent 1l.
Signed by J. F. Farias.
F51.
Duplicate of list of shipments of cartridges and amounts due for them. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
F52.
Same as #24. 1916, January 17:
F53.
Same as #24. 1916, January 13:
F54.
L. de la Garza & Co. Inc. List of two shipments of cartridges made in December and the amounts due for them. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
F55.
Letter from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., to J. P. Morgan & Co., New York. 1916, January 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of a check and concerning other shipments.]
F56.
Same as #24. 1915, December 29:
F57.
"Record of payments made by J. P. Morgan & Co. as Commercial Agents of the Republic of France to the firm of L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., for deliveries of cartridges …" L. de la Garza & Co. Inc.
Extent 1l. Typed.
F58.
Records concerning the contract of L. de la Garza with the Western Cartridge Co., assigned to the Republic of France. 1916;
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
F59.
Same as #58. 1916:
Extent 3l. Handwritten.
F60:
Handwritten notes. 1916:
Extent 1l.
F61.
Envelope from J. P. Morgan & Co., Export Department, New York.
GSt. Louis Union Bank Correspondence, 1915.
G1.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), St. Louis, Mo., to St. Louis Union Trust Co., St. Louis, Mo. 1915, May 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Authorizing them to pay drafts presented by Western Cartridge Co.]
G2.
St. Louis Union Bank deposit slip for the account of L. de la Garza. 1915, May 22:
Extent 1l.
G3.
Business card: F. V. Dubrouillet, cashier at St. Louis Union Bank, treasurer at St. Louis Union Trust Co.
G4.
Affidavit agreeing to the rules and regulations of the St. Louis Union Bank concerning deposits.
G5.
Same as #4.
G6.
"P. S. Charge drafts as paid to my account and send invoices and bills of lading to me through the Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Company, El Paso, Texas."
Extent 1l. Typed.
G7.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #1.]
G8.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to St. Louis, Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment of the Western Cartridge Co.]
G9.
Telegram from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 4:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Concerning drafts presented by Western Cartridge Co., drawn on the Mississippi Valley Trust Co., F. A. Sommerfeld's account.]
G10.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #9.]
G11.
Telegram from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to #9.]
G12.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 4:
Extent 2l. Typed.
[Asking for new instructions for dealing with Western Cartridge Co.]
G13.
Letter from [], El Paso, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, June:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving new instructions concerning drafts drawn by Western Cartridge Co.]
Ga.
Copy of #13.
G14.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1914, June 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking how the new instructions should read.]
G15.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for authorization of the new instructions.]
Ga.
Copy of #13.
G16.
Letter from El Paso, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, June 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that L. de la Garza is out of town.]
G17.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, June 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #16.]
G18.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, July 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he will give new instructions regarding Western Cartridge Co.]
G19.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, July 6:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #18.]
G20.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, August 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving new instructions regarding Western Cartridge Co.]
G21.
Copy of #20.
G22.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning his instructions.]
G23.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, August 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning deliveries by Western Cartridge Co.]
Ga.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, August 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #23.]
G24.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Los Angeles, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, August 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #22.]
G25.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, n.p. 1915, September 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a check on the National City Bank, New York City, and Letters of Credit from Los Angeles Trust & Savings Bank.]
G26.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a deposit and informing him of a draft of Western Cartridge Co. on his account.]
Ga.
Copy of #26.
G27.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n. p., to National City Bank, New York City. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money to be wired to the bank by Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co. and transferred to St. Louis Union Bank.]
Ga.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money to be wired to the bank by National City Bank, New York.]
G28.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Instructing the Bank to pay Western Cartridge Co.]
G29.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to National City Bank of New York and to Western Cartridge Co.]
G30.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions to pay Western Cartridge Co.]
G31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Telling them to hold Western's shipment until further instructions are given.]
G32.
Telegram from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, September 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to clarify #31.]
G33.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, September 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #32.]
G34.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if Western has collected any money.]
G35.
Telegram from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #34.]
G36.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Cancelling all payments to Western Cartridge Co.]
G37.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of #36.]
G38.
Telegram from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Same as #37.]
G39.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis. 1915, October 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Please place to my credit with national City Bank New York balance my account with you."]
G40.
Letter from St. Louis Union Bank, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #39.]
HManoil and Rhein Correspondence, 1915.
H1.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipping.]
H2.
Telegram from R. T. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning future shipments.]
H3.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning money for shipments.]
H4.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, Mo. 1915, September 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to a factory.]
H5.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, Alton, Ill., to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning an agreement with Western.]
H6.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., (?), New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to James Manoil.]
H7.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, September 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment from Western Cartridge Co.]
H8.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…have you shipped…"]
H9.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to Jose F. Farias, Asbury Park, New Jersey. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if he should meet with Jose Pesqueira, Constitutionalist consul.]
H10.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions for the meeting with Pesqueira.]
H11.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Joseph Iakan, St. Louis. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["…accept only instructions from Thomas Rhein alone."]
H12.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a change in shipping instructions, with a reference to Joseph Iakan.]
H13.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to R. L. Hall, Los Angeles. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning goods ready for shipment.]
H14.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping insturctions.]
H15.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments.]
H16.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about shipments.]
H17.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning shipments with references to J. J. Pesqueira.]
H18.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, September 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to Thomas Rhein and Western Cartridge Co.]
H19.
Telegram from S. A. Townsend, St. Louis, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for a bill of lading.]
H20.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., New York, to Thomas Thein, St. Louis. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving insturctions.]
H21.
Letter from Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Informing him of a payment to Western Cartridge Co., with references to Thomas Rhein.]
H22.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning inspection and delivery of cartridges.]
H23.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning payment of Western Cartridge Co., with a reference to Thomas Rhein.]
H24.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving shipping instructions.]
H25.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, & Co., New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Arranging a telephone call.]
H26.
Telegram from Pesqueira, n. p., to Gidden, n. p. 1915, September 22:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Saying that both Thomas Rhein and the cartridges are unlocated.]
G27.
Telegram from R. L. Hall, Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions with references to Pesqueira.]
G28.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Bank Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Please deliver shipping documents covering first million to Thomas Rhein…"]
G29.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 23:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #25.]
G30.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning acceptance of and remittance for goods.]
G31.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to Thomas Thein, St. Louis. 1915, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for a report.]
G32.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, September 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning further shipments from Western Cartridge Co.]
G33.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to Jose F. Farias, New York. 1915, September 25:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning cartridges.]
G34.
Letter from Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a lack of funds for Western Cartridge Co., with references to Rhein.]
G35.
Letter from Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, September 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Suggesting that L. de la Garza Co. open an account, with reference to Rhein.]
G36.
Telegram from James Manoil, Asbury Park, to S. C. de la Garza, Los Angeles. 1915, September 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to give Hall information on shipments.]
G37.
Copy of #36.
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
G38.
Telegram from J. F. Farias, N. Asbury Park, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, September 30:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving him instructions, with a reference to Manoil.]
G39.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to Jose F. Farias, New York. 1915, October 1:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to communicate by telegraph rather than phone.]
G40.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to Jose F. Farias, New York. 1915, October 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #38.]
G41.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to Jose F. Farias, New York. 1915, October 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the Constitutionalist consul and to Western Cartridge Co.]
G42.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning Manoil's contract.]
H43.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment to M. Garcia in Laredo.]
H44.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co., New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for fifty cartridges to be tested.]
H45.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, October 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the Third National Bank, St. Louis.]
Ha.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n. p., to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 10:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to documents concerning a shipment of goods.]
H46.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York. 1915, October 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning goods ready for shipment, with references to Norcom and Pesqueira.]
H47.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to James Manoil, New York. 1915, October 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Advise at once if cartridges are shipped rush answer."]
H48.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles. 1915, October 11:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Factory failing to make proper deliveries."]
H49.
Telegram from R. L. Hall Inc., Los Angeles, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, October 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for prices of guns.]
H50.
Letter from the First National Bank of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, to Guaranty Trust Co., New York. 1915, October 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions concerning cartridges shipped to M. Garcia.]
H51.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 14:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking for expense money.]
H52.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the Third National Bank and to Guaranty Trust.]
H53.
Telegram from Jose F. Farias, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking about arrangements with the bank.]
H54.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring to the Third National Bank.]
H55.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Third National Bank, St. Louis. 1915, October 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning the transfer of goods to M. Garcia.]
H56.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions for the transfer of goods to M. Garcia.]
H57.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning damaged goods.]
H58.
Telegram from First National Bank of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, to Guaranty Trust Co., New York. 1915, October 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a deposit made for Manoil.]
H59.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, October 18:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning instructions for Thomas Rhein.]
H60.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Giving instructions.]
H61.
Telegram from R. L. Hall, Los Angeles, to Guaranty Trust Co., n.p. 1915, October 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning credit for James Manoil.]
H62.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 19:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking if Manoil has received his money.]
H63.
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning expense money.]
H64.
Telegram from L. de la Garza & Co. Inc., New York, to Thomas Rhein, St. Louis. 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #63.]
H65.
Telegram from James Manoil, New York, to Mississippi Valley Trust Co., St. Louis. 1915, October 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Cancelling all payments to Western Cartridge Co.]
H66/
Telegram from Thomas Rhein, St. Louis, to L. de la Garza & Co., New York. 1915, October 21:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Announcing his return to New York.]
H67.
Letter from Gerard & Smyth (?), New York, to L. de la Garza, San Francisco. 1915, December 2:
Extent 5l. Typed.
[Describing the successful conclusion of the contracts with Western Cartridge Co. and The Republic of France, with references to J. P. Morgan, Mr. Catchings, Mr. Smyth, and asking for a commission on the profits.]
IMunitions Purchases, Miscellaneous: 1914-1915.
I1.
Receipt from Maximo Garcia, Cd. Juárez, for money from L. de la Garza for the purchase of cartridges. 1914, January 24:
Extent 1l. Typed.
I2.
Telegram from Rafael Buelna, Nobales, Arizona, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, March 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Captain Francisco Aguilar said that General Villa and you both are perfectly willing to give us arms ammunition and uniforms…"]
I3.
Telegram from S. Iturrioz, Eagle Pass, Texas, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, June 15:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that the arms have arrived but the cartridges have not.]
I4.
Telegram from Luis Gaxiola, Tampico, to L. de la Garza, Torreón. 1914, August 6:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Asking if checks from Havana have been received.]
I5.
Letter from A. G. Spalding & Bros., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1914, December 4:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning a shipment of goods.]
I6.
Receipt from Jose Sepulveda for money from L. de la Garza for the purchase of rifles. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
I7.
Check from L. de la Garza on the First National Bank of El Paso for J. F. Sepulveda, Madrid. 1915, April 16:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
I8.
Letter from L. de la Garza, Torreón, to S. C. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, March 10:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Telling him to send money to José Sepulveda; receipt by Sepulveda on back.]
I9.
Receipt for money from L. de la Garza for the purchase of rifles. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
I10.
Telegram from Lazaro, New York, to Jose Sepulveda, Madrid. 1915, April 20:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning negotiations with manufacturers.]
I11.
Telegram from C. H. Finley, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, April 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Referring de la Garza to Kinne, Finley's New York associate, and D. A. Frank, his New York attorney, to discuss "our prospective business."]
I12.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to C. H. Finley, El Paso. 1915, May 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
["Have contracted for all our needs…"]
I13.
Letter from C. H. Finley, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, April 13:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Confirming an offer of cartridges.]
I14.
Telegram from C. H. Finley, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 8:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
[Making an offer of cartridges.]
I15.
Letter from Southern Pacific Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 3:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Acknowledging receipt of orders from Rmeington Arms & Union Metallic Cartridge Co. and from Winchester Repeating Arms Co.]
I16.
Telegram from Sepulveda, Madrid, to Lazaro Garza, New York. 1915, May 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning guns and attempts of avoid shipping to Veracruz.]
I17.
Copy of #16.
I18.
Letter from Southern Pcific Co., New York, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning rifles and cartridges from Winchester Repeating Arms Co.]
I19.
Memorandum acknowledging receipt of rifles from Winchester Repeating Arms Co. consigned to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 4:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
I20.
copy of #19.
I21.
Memorandum acknowledging receipt of cartridges from Winchester Repeating Arms Co. consigned to L. de la Garza, El Paso. 1915, May 5:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
I22.
Copy of #21. 1915, May 5:
I23.
Memo giving rates for shipment of ammunition and small arms. no date:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.]
I24.
Receipt for money from L. de la Garza, New York, for Esteva-Ruiz & Co. Inc., New York, for cartridges and rifles. 1915, May 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.]
I25.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to R. M. Sepulveda, El Paso. 1915, May 7:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Requesting that he transfer money to Torreón.]
I26.
Telegram from Luis Gaxiola, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 17:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking that he inform Villa of a shipment of cartridges from the Peters factory in Cincinnati.]
I27.
Itemization of the costs of a trip to New York for the purchase of munitions. 1915, March 23 to May 21:
Extent 3l. Typed.
I28.
Letter from Southern Pacific Co., New Yoork, to L. de la Garza, New York. 1915, May 29:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning unclaimed rifles and cartridges from Winchester Repeating Arms Co.]
I29.
Letter from L. de la Garza (?), n.p., to Southern Pacific Co., New York. 1915, June 2:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Answering #28.]
I30.
Receipt from Tomás Ornelas, C. Juárez, for cartridges and rifles from L. de la Garza. 1915, June 8:
Extent 1l. Typed.
I31.
Itemization of munitions purchases and costs. no date:
Extent 1l. Typed.
I32.
Handwritten copy of #31.
I33.
Copy of #24. 1915, May 3:
I34.
Check from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to Esteva-Ruiz & Co., New York, on the First National Bank. 1915, May 3:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
I35.
Check from L. de la Garza, El Paso, to Peters Cartridge Co., Cincinnati. 1915, May 26:
Extent 1l. Handwritten.
I36.
Telegram from J. C. Sepulveda, Torreón, to L. de la Garza, Aguascalientes. 1915 (?), June 16:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Concerning supplies in Havana.]
I37.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, n.p., to Enrique Salas, El Paso. 1915, August 27:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Asking him to tell Eon Felix not to to take the rifles out of the Aduana until Raymundo arrives.]
I38.
Telegram from L. de la Garza, New York, to José Sepulveda, El Paso. 1915, October 5:
Extent 1l. Typed.
[Saying that he has received no money from the Agencia with which to pay Sepulveda.]
I39.
Handwritten note. no date:
Extent 1l.
[Concerning cartridge contracts, with references to J. F. Sepulveda and Sommerfeld.]
I40.
Handwritten note. no date:
Extent 1l.
[Messages for F. A. Sommerfeld and J. F. Sepulveda demanding guarantees from the manufacturers that all merchandise is new.]

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