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Guide to the Plácido Vega Papers, 1855-1864
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Box 1, Folder 1

(October, 1855)

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Passport issued in October, 1855, by Eustagio Buelna.
Box 1, Folder 2

(November, 1855)

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Letter to Plácido Vega from Colonel Ramón Félix y Buelna concerning political appointment. Notes on official stationery from P. Valdez, officer of brigade of Sinaloa.
Box 1, Folder 3

(December, 1855)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Colonel J. J. Tostado concerning military matters; from Juan García; from Guillermo Vega; from Pomposo Verdugo, former governor of Sinaloa. Letter to Manuel Aragon, Colonel of Artillery, from Antonio Salarán; to P. Valdez from J. J. Tostado (military matters).
Box 1, Folder 4

(January, 1856)

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Inventories; lists of supplies for Liberation Army of Sinaloa, and clothing distributed to company at Culiacán; official notes; letters to Plácido Vega from P. Valdez and others.
Box 1, Folder 5

(February, 1856)

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Letter to Plácido Vega from Carlos Vega.
Box 1, Folder 6

(March, 1856)

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Official notes; letters written to Plácido Vega by relatives and others.
Box 1, Folder 7

(April, 1856)

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Correspondence: letters to Plácido Vega

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(C. Terrea, other)
Box 1, Folder 8

(June, 1856)

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Letter to Plácido Vega from Felipe Cervantes.
Box 1, Folder 9

(July, 1856)

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Letter to Plácido Vega from Mascinio Peiros (?)
Box 1, Folder 10

(August, 1856)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from M. de la Quintana and M. Granado.
Box 1, Folder 11

(October, 1856)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from José Vega, María Antonia Pacheco, Josefa Sarmiento, Castro de la Vega, Camilo Vega, Jesús Vega.
Box 1, Folder 12

(November, 1856)

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List of medicines acquired for army. Letters to Placido Vega from R. Félix y Buelna, Altagracia Vega, Carlos Vega, Camilo Vega, Jesús Vega, Joaquín Vega, Dr. Miglorio Crepet, others.
Box 1, Folder 13

(December, 1856)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Jesús Vega, Manuel Insunza, Félix Rojo, Refugio Ribera, Altagracia Vega, P. Blancarte, Francisco Gaxiola, R. Félix y Buelna, others. List of values of horses, etc.
Box 1, Folder 14

(January, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Rafael Urrea, Manuel Garibay, Mariano Delgado, Beatriz Vega, Carlos Vega, Francisco Vega, Jesús Vega, Tiburcio Vega, Franquelino Vega, Francisco Aragón, Manuel Sánchez Hildalgo, Jesús Gago, Josefa Sarmiento, others.
Box 1, Folder 15

(February, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Juan Medina, Trinidad Leíba, Jesús Vega, N. N., R. Félix y Buelna, Justo Quintero, Andrés Monzón, Juan López, José Silva, Miguel Vega, others.
Box 1, Folder 16

(March, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Justo Quintero, Andrés Monzón, Felipe Cervantes, Miguel Castro, Mariano Delgado, Jesús Vega (enclosing letter to latter from Luis Tirado); from Ignacio Rodríguez, Eduardo de la Vega, Jesús Gago, Eduardo Cárdenas, Jesús Esparragoza, Francisco Aragón, José Silva, Ignacio Gómez, Abelino Insunza, Miguel Insunza, others.
Box 1, Folder 17

(April, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Andrés Monzón, Justo Quintero, Hilario López, Jesús Gaxiola, Jorge de la Vega, Luis Tirado, Félix Rojo, Carlos Vega, Jesús Vega, Luis Antonio Vega, Manuel de la Vega, Ignacio González, Rafael Romero, Francisco Gutiérrez, Eduardo Cárdenas, Francisco Cárdenas, Agustín de Castro, José Orrantia, Buenaventura Insunza, Rosalio Garibay, Francisco Aragón, José Silva, others.
Box 1, Folder 18

(May, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Martín Guerrero, Francisco Gutiérrez, Joaquín Angulo, Rafael Romero, Jesús Villaseñor, Trinidad Leíba, Manuel de la Vega, Antonio Ramos, Manuel Hidalgo, Camilo Vega, Castro de la Vega, Manuel Romero, Félix Rojo, Beatriz Vega, Clara Luna, G. de la Vega, Luis Tirado, Andrés Monzón, Miguel Insunza, Abelino Insunza, others.

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Printed invitation to Plácido Vega from Office of Director of Public Education, requesting that Plácido Vega attend examination to be given on May 29, 1857.
Box 1, Folder 19

(June, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Justo Quintero, Eustagio Buelna, Félix Cañeda, M. Parrodi, Andrés Monzón, Trinidad Leíba, Jesús Vega, José de Cano, Francisco Alcalde.
Box 1, Folder 20

(July, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from M. Romero (concerning deputies to national congress), Pedro Bermúdez (concerning national congress), Manuel de la Vega, M. Salarán, Jorge de la Vega, M. Quintana, Miguel Salas, Antonio Rosales, José de Cano, Manuel Insunza, Miguel Insunza, F. de la Vega (financial), Beatriz de la Vega. Invoice (cigarette paper).
Box 1, Folder 21

(August, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Andrés Monzón, Justo Quintero, Agustín de Castro, T. de R. Torres, F. de la Vega, M. Romero, Felipe Escobar, Juan López, Tiburcio Vega, Francisco Gutiérrez, Buenaventura Insunza, P. Félix, Luis Tirado, Jorge de la Vega, Pomposo Verdugo. Financial statements sent Plácido Vega by Miguel Insunza, Eustagio Buelna, Fortunato de la Vega.
Box 1, Folder 22

(September, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Ramos, Justo Quintero, Rafael Pomero, P. Félix, Francisco Belén Orrantia, Antonio Iriarte (?), Andrés Monzón, Beatriz de la Vega, Jose de R. Torres, Francisco Olantá, Jorge de la Vega, Manuel Insunza, Manuel Velásquez, Jesús Vega, Tiburcio de la Vega, Juan Carranza, others.
Box 1, Folder 23

(October, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Justo Quintero, Francisco Aragón, P. Félix, M. Romero, Gabriel Peña, F. Vega, M. Monzón, Juan Medina, Martín Guerrero, José Gimeno, G. G. Hidalgo, Antonio Iriarte (?), P. Romero, Juan Gutiérrez, Saturno Cárdenas, Jesús Vega, José M. Villarreal, Manuel Parrodi, M. Sánchez Hidalgo, Juan Gastelum, others.
Box 1, Folder 24

(November, 1857)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Josefa Sarmiento, M. Insunza, Guadalupe Fonseca, José Medina, F. de la Vega, José de R. Torres, Juan F. Gastelum, M. Romero, M. de la Quintana, Rosario Gastelum, Jesús Esparragosa, others.
Box 1, Folder 25

(December, 1957)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Rosario Gastelum, Justo Quintero, Martín Guerrero, Miguel Insunza, G. Fonseca, M. Sánchez Hidalgo, M. Félix, Andrés, Monzón, Antonio Ramos, J. de R. Torres, M. Salas, S. Cárdenas, Jesús Gago, José M. Bulnes, F. de la Vega.
Box 1, Folder 26

(January, 1858)

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Official notes from P. Valdez; letters to Plácido Vega from José Yáñez, Altagracia Vega, Francisco Delgado, Guadalupe Gómez, G. Fonseca, Rosario Gastelum, Máximo Vega, Manuel Parrodi, F. de la Vega, Justo Quintero, M. Salas, A. Villarreal, M. Insunza, Tiburcio Vega, Francisco López, others. Financial statements from L. Ibarra, P. Félix.
Box 1, Folder 27

(February, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from G. de la Vega, Jesús Río, A. de Orrantia, General Ignacio Zaragoza? (journey to capital; reference to Juarez and political matters, to Plácido Vega's promotion in command); from Leoón Agulo, José González Echeverría, Ignacio Orozco, Fortino León (governmental matters), J. García Morales (governmental matters), A Villaverde (financial matters); from Prudencio Fel Ignacio Pesquiera, Jesús Vega, Antonio de la Vega, Francisco Ferrel, Carlos Rivas, M. Carreaga, L. Valdez, Francisco Cortés, Pedro Ogazón (reference to Miramón); from M. Zamacona (military matters); from R. Tobar, J. Río, M. Doblado, Emilio Lamberg, C. Peña, J. Gómez Flórez, others. Military notes from Jesús González Ortega (occupation of Veracruz).
Box 1, Folder 28

(February, 1958)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from A. Salas, G. Fonseca, C. Beltrán, P. Félix, M. Insunza, Ramón Ribera, Francisco Gutiérrez, A. Morales, Beatriz Vega, F. Gastelum, Manuel Parrodi, J. Guerrero, others.
Box 1, Folder 29

(March, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from G. de la Vega, R. Yáñez, L. Yáñez, J. de R. Torres, Manuel Parrodi, R. Gastelum, J.J. Medina, G. Guerrero, J. Trinidad, A. Iriarte (?), A. Ramos, A. Villarreal, F. Miranda, José de Cano, J. Esparragoza, J. Buelna, J. Alcalá, others.
Box 2, Folder 29

(April, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from J. Ramos, A. de Castro, Jesus Vega, C. Beltrán, M. Salas, S. Cárdenas, G. Guerrero, others. Financial statement submitted by J. Gastelum.
Box 2, Folder 30

(May, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from A. de la Vega (statement of expenditures included); from A. Ramos, M. Guerrero, E. Rodríguez, Trinidad Leíba, I. Guerrero, others.
Box 2, Folder 31

(June, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from E. Lamberg (reference to defeat of Buelna and consequences); from A. Ramos, A. Iriarte (?).
Box 2, Folder 32

(October, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from T. Lagarma, J. García Morales, Rafael Parras, Bulnes.
Box 2, Folder 33

(November, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Pinzón, P. Lagarma, F. Maldonado, Camilo de la Vega, Pablo Ribera, Pomposo Verdugo, Manuel Palomares, J. Esparragoza, A. Rosales (military matters: cavalry), others.
Box 2, Folder 34

(December, 1858)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from J. García Morales, P. Lagarma, Agustín Hermosillo, Mariano Delgado, Pedro Pinzón, Quintin Douglas, M. Romero, Camilo Ibarra, Francisco M. de Avila, Pablo Ribera, Antonio Canalejo, Camilo Vega, A. Vega, others.
Box 2, Folder 35

(January, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Félix y Buelna, A. Rosales, T.M. Bulnes, S. Sánchez, Amado Blancarte, F. Merino, M. Romero, F. de P. Fernández, A. Hermosillo, José de R. Torres, José Padilla, Josefa Sarmiento, Ignacio de la Vega, Pablo Ribera, A. Canalejo, F. Maldonado, José M. Amador, Jesús Casteñada, others. Official document recording recommendations of officials of section of Constitutional Party meeting at Mazatlán in January, 1859.
Box 2, Folder 36

(February, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Luis Tirado, Calixto Peña, A. Palacio, F. Palacio, Camilo Vega, Mariano Romero, Francisca Mendasona, Martina de la Vega, Luis Villarreal, José M. Villarreal, Jesús Río, C. Torres, A. Haas (financial statement included); from A. Aldrete, Ignacio Graval, F. Tirado, Josefa Sarmiento, Ignacio Martínez Valenzuela, Crispín Palomares, Ramón Gutiérrez, Carlos de Ochoa, Juan Álvarez, others.
Box 2, Folder 37

(March, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from E. Maldonado, Arcadio Vega, A. Blancarte, J. J. Tostado, Calixto Peña, José de R. Torres, Camilo de la Vega, M. Romero, José Sánchez, Juan Ávilez, Castro de la Vega, A. Palacio, C. Isabal, A. Aldrete, L. Villarreal, C. Beltrán, Carlos Ochoa, F. Ortiz, J. Río, M. López, F. Andrade, J. Esparragoza (including list of expenses); from Manuel Fernández, Antonio Cabanilla, Valentino Vidaurrita, others.
Box 2, Folder 38

(April, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Manuel Garibay, J. Villarreal, Ignacio Graval, Manuel Parrodi, F. Orrantia, F. Ramos, P. Blancarte, R. Gutiérrez, G. Sarmiento, R. Maldonado, Sofía Calderón (verse: tribute to defenders of liberty); from Camilo Vega, Josefa Sarmiento, Camilo Ibarra, M. Romero, A. Blancarte, M. de la Quintana, A. Canalejo, others.
Box 2, Folder 39

(May, June, 1859)

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Copy of proclamation to inhabitants of Sinaloa issued by I. Pesquiera, as Provisional Governor (June, 1859). Letters to Plácido Vega from F. Tirado, A. Ramos, F. Aragón, R. Orrantia, M. Aragón, P. Mendoza, J. Villarreal, J. Guerrero, I. Graval, A. Palacio, others.
Box 2, Folder 40

(June, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Victoriano Morales, F. Ortiz, Manuel Garibay, Jesús Vega, F. Ferrel, M. Serrano, José Hilario López, B. Insunza, Carlos Vega, J. Esparragoza, others. List of funds acquired by governor for celebration of mass. List of expenses (sums owed for wages, etc.).
Box 2, Folder 41

(July, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Ramón Corona, J. Carranza, Pedro Ogazón, Eduardo Norton, José Sánchez, Juan García, I. Pesquiera, Manuel Márquez, I. Valenzuela, Antonio Ochoa, P. Blancarte, Juan Valdez, José Sánchez, R. Félix y Buelna, Camilo Vega, M. Delgado, Carlos Ávilez, Miguel Urrea, Trinidad Leíba, Antonio de la Vega, P. Almada, Luis Tostado, A. Barreto, A. Posales, M. de la Quintana, Eduardo Cabrera, F. Castro, Carlos Vega, others. Copies of letters or portions of letters sent to Pesquiera by director of mint at Culiacán; copies on official stationery of letters from Pesquiera.
Box 2, Folder 42

(August, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Andrés Villaseñor, F. Cervantes, I. Graval, E. Félix, Juan Valdez, Camilo Vega, M. Delgado, C. Ibarra, M. Márquez, I. Pesquiera (affairs of state), Luis Tostado, M. Serrano, M. Parrodi, Miguel Montano, R. Corona, General Esteban Coronado (military matters, plans); from J. M. Patoni, P. Jaramillo, A. Barreto, C. Peña, P. Blancarte, Benito Juárez (state of affairs, plans); from M. Ocampo, Jesus Alvarez, P. Guerrero, E. Norton, R. Felix y Buelna, L. Ibarra, F. Tostado, Carlos Vega, A. Hermosillo, Rafael Casilla, others. Financial statement submitted by M. Urrea.
Box 2, Folder 43

(September, 1859)

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43

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Letters to Plácido Vega from General Coronado (military report: developments, plans); from Juan Sepúlveda, V. Morales, P. Almada, Juan Ávilez, Jose Arzapalo, F. Aragón, Manuel Perón, José Levada, C. Riberos, J. Sánchez, A. Martínez, Juan Carranza, José Rojo, Calixto Peña, Rafael Álvarez, Luis Tostado, L. Aguilar, I. Graval, F. Tirado, Carlos Vega, Jorge de la Vega, M. Quintero, José Pareja, A. Hermosillo, Jesús Vega, I. Orrantia, F. Chávez, Carlos Ávilez, R. Félix y Buelna (military developments), M. Delgado, José Castro, Camilo Vega, others. Lists of names of officers of battalion of Sinaloa.
Box 2, Folder 44

(October, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from A. Ochoa, A. de Ia Vega, I. Graval, F. Alcalde, Rafael Álvarez, A. Canalejo, R. Corona, L. Tostado, F. Almada, Rafael Alvarado, Benito Juárez (affairs of state; conference with Eduardo Conner); from J. González Ortega; General Coronado (Preparation for combat near Guadalajara); from Pesquiera, Dr. J.M.Crepel (article from journal Le Trait D' Union telling of treatment for rabies included); from R. Félix y Buelna, M. Peiros, A. Hermosillo, J. Medina, others. Copies of letters sent by Plácido Vega to Pesquiera and General Coronado. Copy of letter sent to General Coronado by Pedro Ogazón (concerning advance upon Guadalajara; plans; statistics: size of force).
Box 3, Folder 46

(November, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Joaquín Mugarrieta, P. Ogazón(Military developments), I. Pesquiera (administrative matters), J.M. Patoni (political support), J. González Ortega (military developments in South), E. Norton (political appointments), Sidney Grenfell, Captain of English ship Amethyst; from others, including military officers and civil officials (employees of prefectures, customs officials, etc.).
Box 3, Folder 47

(December, 1859)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Ogazón, military officers, customs officials; from Camilo Vega, J. M. Patoni (political, military matters); from I. Pesquiera. Outline of steps to be taken in campaign (December, 1859). Proclamation to inhabitants of District of Tepic issued by Commander Fernando García de la Cadena (November, 1859).
Box 3, Folder 48

(January, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega (as governor of Sinaloa) from Mugarrieta, Pesquiera, Ramón Corona, Patoni (concerning levy imposed by General Coronado); from R. Félix y Buelna, M. Delgado, Antonio Vega; from employees of prefectures and customs officials; others.
Box 3, Folder 49

(February, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from military officers; from Mugarrieta, A. Vega, R. Meza (reference to affairs in Durango); from J. García Morales.
Box 3, Folder 50

(March, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from A. Blancarte, Jusús Vega, I. Pesquiera, Mugarrieta, John B. Weller (letter of introduction for Captain W. Twist); from military officers, local officials, others.
Box 3, Folder 51

(April, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from J. García Moral es, R. Félix y Buelna, A. Ochoa, E. Félix (including list of officers selected from company at Sinaloa in April, 1860); from Fortino León (payment of sums owed soldiers); from P. Ogazón, Dr. Crepel, R. Corona, M. Márquez, Mugarrieta, R. Meza, A. Vega, A. Rojas, others. Financial statement. Copy of letter sent to Colonel Antonio Rojas from R. Corona (instructions). Official notes; statements concerning march to San Blas.
Box 3, Folder 52

(May, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from E. Félix, R. Félix y Buelna, A. Rojas, Fortino León, M. Márquez, P. Ogazón, Carlos Norton (San Blas). Letters from Plácido Vega (copies) to Fortino León, M. Márquez, I. Banda, L. Tostado, P. Pinzón, A. Hermosillo, other military officers, supporters (instructions). Reports by military officers, other officials (San Blas and other matters). Proclamation to inhabitants of Sinaloa by Plácido Vega, announcing Fortino León as Provisional Governor.
Box 3, Folder 53

(June, 1860)

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Letters to Fortino León from military officers, others. Letters to Plácido Vega from Fortino León, R. Félix y Buelna (list of candidates for government positions in Sinaloa); from P. Ogazón, A. Rojas, others. Official statements and reports by P. Ogazón, treasurer, other officials.
Box 3, Folder 54

(July, 1860)

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Official records; statements by P. Ogazón regarding decisions made for re-establishment of tranquility in area; statements by R. Corona, others. Documents made out by P. Ogazón concerning release of prisoners; records of conduct of soldiers; of disorder; of action at Noria, near Mazatlán; of uprising staged by R. Meza. Papers made out in name of Urbano Gómez, governor of state of Colima, including proclamation declaring Gómez governor. Letters to Fortino León from A. Paredes, L. Tirado. Letters to Plácido Vega from A. Barreto. M. Romero, Ubano Gómez, I. Zaragoza, Fortino León, P. Ogazón, S. Aranda, E. Huerta (governor of Morelia), R. Corona, J. González Ortega, A. Herrera (instructions). Letters from Plácido Vega to S. Degollado, Fortino León, E. Huerta, G. Medina, head of division in Morelia; to M. Romero, Camilo Vega, E. Félix, M. Delgado, others.
Box 3, Folder 55

(August, 1860)

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Official records; statements by C. Peña, instructions to L. Tostado, etc. Letters to Plácido Vega from Urbano Gómez, J. Bulnes, E. Félix, M. Ramírez, M. Romero (concerning return of Comonfort), P. Ogazón, L. Tostado, others. Letter from Plácido Vega to P. Ogazón (Military matters).
Box 4, Folder 56

(September, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from F. Aragón, Bulnes, P. Verdugo, I. Pesquiera, A. de la Vega, F. Isabal (including financial statement), Luis Tostado, C. Peña, Camilo Vega, Jesús Vega, Buelna, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez (state of affairs); to Juan Alvarez, Pesquiera, Antonio Vega, others.
Box 4, Folder 57

(October, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Luis Tirado, M. Delgado, A. Rosales, E. Félix, R. Félix y Buelna, J. Álvarez, I. Zaragoza, I. Vallarta, P. Ogazón (campaign for Guadalajara); from Q. Douglas, Pesquiera (reference to Yaquis); from J. García Morales, J. Mugarrieta, J. J. Tostado, J. Gago, B. Orrantia, Jesús Vega, Fortino León, Camilo Vega, Ubano Gómez, A. Barreto, others. Letters from P. Vega to I. Zaragoza, I. Vallarta, Fortino León, P. Ogazón, A. Aragón, Juan García, E. Huerta, A. Rosales, M. Marquez, other military officers, officials, supporters. Official documents, records pertaining to Espinal; statement concerning action by M. Márquez; statement concerning rout of Spaniard Domingo Cajen. List of men wounded or killed during action.
Box 4, Folder 58

(November, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from Urbano Gómez, military officers (rout of Cajen); from M. Romero, R. Corona, Pesquiera, M. Delgado, Luis Tostado, J. de la Vega, F. Aragón, E. Félix, Carlos Vega, Camilo Vega, Bulnes, P. Blancarte, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to A. Herrera, E. Huerta, A. Rojas, others.
Box 4, Folder 59

(November, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Félix y Buelna, I. González, P. Blancarte, A. Aragón, other military officers, supporters; from Benito Juárez (developments, elections, plans). Letters from Plácido Vega to Urbano Gómez (rout of Cajen); to P. Ogazón, J. González Ortega, M. Doblado, R. Corona, S. Degollado, other military officers, supporters.
Box 4, Folder 60

(December, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Félix y Buelna, M. Delgado, L. Tostado, M. Romero, R. Corona (including financial statement); from M. Márquez, P. Orgazón A. Rosales, F. Aragón, C. Peña, A. Aragón, P. Blancarte (reference to defeat of Miramon); from A. Vega. Letters from Plácido Vega to M. Márquez, Pesquiera, L. Tostado, others.
Box 4, Folder 61

(December, 1860)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from military officers, supporters; from I. Zaragoza (preparation for action near San Miguel); from M. Márquez, A. Vega, E. Félix, Jesús Vega, P. Blancarte, J. M. Bulnes, R. Corona, C. Peña, A. Rosales, L. Tostado, M. Romero, M. Doblado, J. Gonzalez Ortega (defeat of General Berriozábal at Toluca); from Fortino León, Mugarrieta. Copies of letters sent by Mugarrieta to Gerónimo Amador in Baja California. Letters from Plácido Vega to I. Zaragoza, lesser military officers, officials, supporters.
Box 4, Folder 62

(January, 1861)

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Letters to Plácido Vega from L. Tostado (including list of medicines needed for soldiers stationed at Rosario during January); from Bulnes, Aragón (political, military matters; intentions of W. MacKintosh); from Buelna, F. Malcampo (financial), F. Álvarez (reference to capture of capital, rout of Miramon, and pending arrival of President in capital; support of Joarez); from Patoni, E. Huerta (military and political matters; reference to elections and to Juárez); from Zaragoza, Blancarte. Letters from Plácido Vega to Bulnes, Aragón, Tostado.
Box 4, Folder 63

(February - April, 1861)

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Documents signed by Fortino León, others, granting Plácido Vega official leave as governor of Sinaloa for specific period, to permit Vega to go to Guadalajara. Proclamation by Plácido Vega to inhabitants of Sinaloa, declaring Fortino León to serve as governor in his absence. Letters to Plácido Vega from J. González Ortega (political, military matters: suspicions concerning Doblado); from Urbano Lassepas (political situation in capital; notes on government officials); from Fortino León, P. Ogazón, Pesquiera (pacification of Yaquis, Mayos); from Benito Juárez (reference to latter's arrival in capital); from I. Ramirez, others. Letter from Plácido Vega to Fortino León; reports by P. Ogazón.
Box 5, Folder 64

(February, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from military officers, supporters; from Juan de Dios Robles Martínez, informing Plácido Vega of new cabinet post appointments in capital; from M. Carreaga, José L. Padilla, C. Monzón, Luis Tirado, E. Norton, J. Mugarrieta, J. García Morales.
Box 5, Folder 65

(March, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from I. Zaragoza, Fortino León, J. Arzapalo, Urbano Gómez, R. Bonilla, military officers. Financial statement sent by G. Miller. Complaint by A. Herrera; reply from Placido Vega. Letters from Plácido Vega to I. Zaragoza, Fortino León, J. Arzapalo.
Box 5, Folder 66

(April, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Félix y Buelna, Captain S. Bissell, J. Sepúlveda, J. González Ortega (political); from Mugarrieta (reference to deteriorating political situation); from Patoni (activities of Pablo Lagarma); from J. García Morales, Fortino León, I. Zaragoza. Letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez, (situation in Sonora, northern states). Copy of letter sent to President Lincoln in Washington, expressing gratitude for services rendered by Simon Bissell, captain of ship Cezane (?)
Box 5, Folder 67

(May, 1861)

Note

Note to Plácido Vega from governor of Nuevo León and Coahuila; letters from supporters, military officers; from F. Cortés, J. Sepulveda, M. Delgado (Lagarma, etc.). Copy of letter sent by Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez Rosales and Lagarma).
Box 5, Folder 68

(April - June, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

List of medicines for battalion; reports by Miguel Gomez. Letters to Plácido Vega from supporters (requests for interviews, appointments, etc.). Reports by Romero, Q. Douglas, Letters to Plácido Vega from Fortino León, J. Gonzalez Ortega, I. Zaragoza, P. Ogazón, Benito Juárez, M. Maquez, Juan Alvarez (political); from Pesquiera (Yaquis, Mayos; Juárez); from R. Félix y Buelna, F. Cortés, L. Tirado, J. Herrera, U. Lassepas. Letters from Plácido Vega to J. González Ortega, Fortino León, I. Zaragoza, P. Ogazón.
Box 5, Folder 69

(July, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from General Uraga, R. Félix y Buelna (military, administrative matters); from P. Blancarte, J. Río, L. Tostado, I. Zaragoza, (recommendations for appointments); from Benito Juárez (judicial, political matters; personnel); from B. Sánchez, F. Ocampo, Riveroli, (desire of northern states to secede); from M. Márquez, P. Ogazón (political); from J. Rojas, F. Arellano, Fortino León (desertion of battalion at Zacatecas); from others.
Box 5, Folder 70

(July, August, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from M. Márquez, L. Tostado, Benito Juárez (political appointments); from Fortino León (reference to action at Fuerte); from officials at port of Mazatlán, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to M. Márquez, P. Orgazón, M. Doblado, Benito Juárez (political appointments).
Box 5, Folder 71

(August, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Placido Vega from C. Pena (military report); from Juan Kelly, J. Castaneda, I. Comonfort, upon latter's return to Mexico. Reports from military officers. Reply from M. Márquez to letter from Plácido Vega. Letters from Plácido Vega to I. Comonfort, Fortino León, F. Cortés. Notes to M. Márquez, demanding explanation of recent proceedings; giving orders.
Box 5, Folder 72

(August, September, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Pinzón, C. Palomares, B. Peraza, I. Pesquiera, Jesús Vega (military developments); from Camilo Vega (including inventory or list of clothing, supplies on hand); from M. Márquez, J. Arzapalo. P. Blancarte, J. García Morales, R. Félix y Buelna (military matters); from other military officers and from local officials on such matters as outcome of elections, etc.; from Miguel Castro, J. J. Tostado, F. Flórez, C. Peña, F. Ocampo, Fortino León, others. Lists of officers for First Battalion of Sinaloa, company by company. Letters from officials at customs house, port officials at Mazatlan; from relatives.
Box 6, Folder 73

(October, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Samples of script sent to Placido Vega. Papers from prefecture of district of Fuerte: arms acquired; recommendations concerning prisoner held; inventory, or list of arms on hand; financial statement by B. Peraza, etc. Instructions to R. Félix y Buelna from Plácido Vega. Reports from A. Castro, R. Félix y Buelna; notes and instructions sent by Plácido Vega to authorities at Fuerte, to prefects at Guaymas, Sinaloa, Mccorito, etc. Intelligence received by Plácido Vega concerning activities of Antonio Esteves. Letters to Plácido Vega from General Uraga (inevitability of war with France; commentary on situation); from J. García Morales, B. Peraza (December, 1861 and January, 1862), concerning action relating to Márquez. Letters to Plácido Vega from Fortino León, others, imparting intelligence concerning activities of Meza and Márquez.
Box 6, Folder 74

(October, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Records concerning ship Carmelita; letters imparting information about other vessels. Instructions issued by Plácido Vega; records of information received by Plácido Vega from J. García Morales, others (reference to Juan Mott, to ship Isaac, etc.). Letters to Plácido Vega from L. Tostado, M. Márquez, others. Copy of information given L. Tostado by M. Márquez; statement by J. García Morales, other papers.
Box 6, Folder 75

(October, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from F. Cortés, I. Pesquiera (Yaquis and Mayos); from military officers, officials imparting information concerning defeat of Esteves; from R. Félix y Buelna (factional differences, Esteves, Yaquis and Mayos, prisoner, J.M.Almada); from Bissell, M. Márques.
Box 6, Folder 76

(November, 1861)

Note

Note from Pesquiera; papers from prefect of district of Alamos; documents made out by P. Pinzón, N. Moreno, concerning prisoners, etc. Letters to Plácido Vega from C. Palomares, Pesquiera, concerning prisoners J. Almada, M. Ibarra, S. Álvarez). Documents signed by Plácido Vega; other papers relating to prisoners; official orders concerning Esteves, instructions, etc.
Box 6, Folder 77

(November, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Notes to Plácido Vega from F. Félix, others. Reports from officials, supporters; letters to Plácido Vega from Alejandro Santa Cruz, F. Cortés, M. Márquez, J. García Morales, R. Félix y Buelna, I. Pesquiera. List of arms taken from enemy; documents signed by Pesquiera.
Box 6, Folder 78

(November, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Pacido Vega from E. Lamberg (military matters, plans); from P. Ogazón (Yaquis, Mayos); from M. Zerón (political, military); from Blancarte, William Hill, J. Castañeda, J. Mugarrieta (reference to ship Pánama); from Fortino León, M. Márquez. Letters from Plácido Vega to Blancarte, Hill. Statement of sale of boat Álamos sent by W. Hill.
Box 6, Folder 79

(December, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Statements by I. Pesquiera concerning Almada. Inventory of items on hand for army. Financial statement. Official statement pertaining to capture of prisoners. Statement from deputy to legislature from district of Urique in state of Chihuahua. Statement by Martín Salida giving account of meeting of government officials from Sonora and Sinaloa in Mazatlán. Statement by Plácido Vega stipulating latter's need to return to Mazatlán. Explanation by J. García Morales of military decision (Mayos); note from Plácido Vega to R. Félix y Buelna informing latter of plans and of Morales' decision. Letters to Plácido Vega from Q. Douglas (reference to political, financial, military matters); from M. Márquez, L. Tostado (reference to ship Pánama, military developments, debts); from J. García Morales, E. Lamberg (military matters). Official statement of promotion of Ezquiel Ávilez to rank of captain. Letters from Plácido Vega to Q. Douglas.
Box 7, Folder 80

(January, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from E. Buelna, F. Tirado, Jesús Vega (reference to Tacubaya, to matters in Sonora); from A. Aragón, Q. Douglas, J García Morales J. Sepúlveda, A. Rojas, C. Palomares (reference to seizure of Veracruz; plans). Latters from other officials, supporters; from Urbano Gómez, J. de Dios Robles Martínez, P. Ogazón (Alicia); from I. Pesquiera (Esteves and accomplices; copy of letter sent Benito Juárez enclosed); from P. Blancarte, others. Report from J. Arzapalo; F. Tirado. Letters from Plácido Vega to J. Arzapalo, I. Pesquiera (Esteves and accomplices; action to be taken); to J. de Dios Robles Martínez, P. Ogazón (Alicia, other matters); to J. García Morales, Q. Douglas, F. Tirado, L. Tostado. Statements from prefect of district of El Fuerte, statements by officials concerning ships Mutine and Anáhauc, etc.
Box 7, Folder 81

(January, February, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Plácido Vega from a secretary of President Lincoln's acknowledging receipt of letter from Plácido Vega expressing appreciation for services rendered by Bissel in aiding Mexicans to suppress Indian disturbances in North. Translation of above letter into Spanish. Official statements by P. Ogazón in regard to ship Anáhauc and other matters. Authorization by treasurer for payment of sums. Lists of officials of various states, districts, divisions of army, etc. Copy of letter to Benito Juárez from Fortino León concerning ships Pánama and República, and matter of foreign claims (February, 1862). Letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez on same subject, on P. Ogazón's campaign in Alicia, and on matter of Esquivel. Letter to Plácido Vega from Benito Juárez dated August, 1861 and concerning political, military matters. Letters to Plácido Vega from Blancarte, R. Herrera, others (January, 1862).
Box 7, Folder 82

(February, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Statements by treasurer, by J. García Morales; reports by E. Lamberg, P. Ogazón; official statement of decisions and recommendations made by Colonels Rafael del Valle and P. Ogazón. Notice from central government for all states to be on alert for disturbances. Statements by E. Lamberg, others, concerning military matters.
Box 7, Folder 83

(March, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Notes from Plácido Vega to various officials and supporters, informing them of military developments. Copies of letters from Plácido Vega to P. Ogazón (reference to R. Meza, Corona, Alicia); to R. del Valle, Fortunato García (reference to ship Anáhauc); to Benito Juárez (matters relating to R. Meza); to Corona. Letters to Plácido Vega from J. Esquivel, M. Delgado, Fortino León (reference to ship Reforma); from M. Marquez, R. Félix y Buelna, E. Lamberg, Francisco de la Vega, (plans of Meza); from Fortino León, others. Copy of letter to R. Meza from Juan Sepúlveda telling of Meza's desire to include him in his plans. Reports by E. Lamberg, including inventories. Official instructions to be conveyed to R. del Valle, R. Corona, J. Sepúlveda concerning conspiracy of Meza. Statements by J. García Morales concerning deserters. Proclamation by Juárez concerning judicial proceedings. Statements by R. del Valle concerning prisoners, etc.
Box 7, Folder 84

(March-May, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Military notes concerning Constitutional movement; letters to Plácido Vega from R. Felix y Buelna (restlessness among soldiers for want of pay, etc.); from Q. Douglas, P. Blancarte, I. Pesquiera (loyalty of individuals, military developments); from Eduardo Weber (changes in command within forces in state); from F. Tirado, concerning Esquivel; from R. del Valle (military plans); from Carlos Rivas, J.J.Tostado (financial matters); from J. Toledo, R. Corona, J. García Morales, Letters from Plácido Vega to R. Félix y Buelna, Q. Douglas (financial, other matters); to J. Mugarrieta (financial); to Carlos Rivas (military matters); to J.J.Tostado, J. García Morales, I. Pesquiera (military plans); to J.Toledo, R. Corona (reference to Márquez). Official statement concerning desertion of troops. Invoices showing amount owed by division for supplies. Official papers concerning lack of funds, changes in command; official report of action of R. Corona. Copy of statement by M. Márquez, setting forth latter's views, at variance with government in regard to Tovar. Official lists of deputies to national congress; statements by Corona, others, concerning execution of orders.
Box 7, Folder 85

(May, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from I. Pesquiera (financial matters); from Benito Juárez (surrender of Tovar; request for aid from Baja California; reference to French at Veracruz, to diplomatic break with France); from León Ángulo (uprising at Fuerte, other matters); from P. Ogazón (foreign intervention; threat of war; plans, steps to be taken against enemy, and (later) notice of outbreak of hostilities with France); from Isabal, I. Zaragoza (commentary on war); from J. Arzapalo, M. Doblado, R. Félix y Buelna, F. Tirado; from supporters, relatives. Copies of letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez (military plans, changes in command); to León Ángulo, R. Corona, J. García Morales, I. Pesquiera (preparations for war with France); to J. Arzapalo, M. Doblado. Instructions to U. Lassepas. Financial statements concerning payment of sums owed. Charts showing number of men in battalion, quantities of arms, munitions possessed by artillery battalion.
Box 7, Folder 86

(June, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez (sending of Corona to Alicia; reference to Tepic, to matters in northern states); to E, Lamberg, P. Ogazón (reference to ship Bayonnaise, to Tepic, to situation facing nation); to Jesus Vega, to various other military officers (instructions); to A. Aragón, P. Blancarte.
Letters to Plácido Vega from J. García Morales (naval matters; French attempt to blockade port; reference to ship Mutine, etc.); from R. Corona (military matters); from E. Lamberg (financial matters; reference to Tepic, to other matters); from Isabal (military matters; reference to ship Bayonnaise, etc.); from C. Palomares, Antonio Vega, C. Peña, F. Cortés, E. Lamberg, J. Arzapalo, (political, military); from L. Tostado, P. Ogazón (reference to Corona, Tepic); from A. Angulo.
Statement naming officers of artillery battalion; statement of debts owed; official military orders; chart of personnel. Reports by officers; inventories; financial reports.
Box 7, Folder 87

(July, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Reports by Corona, others (account of Tepic, other matters). Instructions by Plácido Vega. Letters to Plácido Vega from I. Pesquiera (reference to financial crisis; request for military assistance; reference to ship Mutine and service rendered by captain; reference to ship República, etc.); from J. Pastori, consul at Liverpool; from Benito Juárez (suppression of Lozada and uprising); from R. Corona (reference to Alicia, to Tepic); from B. Silva, J. Cosío in Zacatecas.
Letters from Plácido Vega to E. Conner (request for arms); to J. Pastori (account of matter involving French and Mexican ships Bayonnaise, Reforma, others; reference to Juan Kelly, etc.); to Benito Juárez (reference to naval affairs, to Tepic, to R. Meza and insurrection led by latter); to I. Comonfort (reference to naval matters, to Lozada, Tepic, etc.); to I. Zaragoza. Letters to Plácido Vega from F. Zarco, C. Palomares, Miguel Blanco, E. Lamberg, I. Zaragoza, J. González Ortega (Tepic); from R. Corona, I. Pesquiera (reference to Anáhauc, to affairs in Sonora); from others. Statement giving chronological sequence of events concerning ships Bayonnaise, República, Reforma, etc.
Box 7, Folder 88

(August, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Corona (Tepic); from other military officers, officials; from J. Arzapalo, Q. Douglas, Benito Juarez (military plans; reference to Lozada, situation at Tepic, other matters); from J. García Morales (military matters); from J. González Ortega, I. Pesquiera. Letters from Plácido Vega to Camilo Vega, Antonio Vega, J. Arzapalo, Benito Juárez, J. García Morales, I. Pesquiera (military matters, plans); to J. González Ortega. List of deputies to national congress and alternates from Sinaloa. Copy of letter to Benito Juárez from J. González Ortega giving account of political and military matters, and views.
Box 8, Folder 89

(August, September, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from Manuel Hidalgo, J. Gonzalez Ortega (letter, dated September 13, tells of death of General Zaragoza; of González Ortega's appointment as Commander of the eastern division of the Federal army); from A. Aragón (military developments, plans, and differences with J. Arzapalo); from J. Arzapalo, concerning his personal enemies; from J. García Morales, E. Sánchez (conduct of Morales' men); from Benito Júarez (gratitude for information concerning Meza, Lozado, and supporters); from Jesús Vega (administrative matters); from I. Zaragoza (dated August, 1862); from other military officers, supporters. Letters from Plácido Vega to A. Aragón, E. Sánchez (conduct of soldiers); to J. García Morales, J. Arzapalo (instructions given by Plácido Vega to J. García Morales); to Benito Juárez (financial matters); to I. Pesquiera, J. González Ortega, B. Almada, P. Ogazón, Miguel Blanco, Minister of War, concerning Lozada, Tepic, French invasion; to Jesús Vega; to other military officers, officials (instructions). Report from Plácido Vega to J. González Ortega, I. Comonfort, I. Zaragoza (September 11), apprising them of state of affairs in Sinaloa.
Box 8, Folder 90

(September, October, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from J. Toledo, R. Corona, P. Blancarte, F. Cortés (financial matters); from Manuel Iriarte, J. Arzapalo (administrative matters); from Camilo Vega, Antonio Vega, Jesús Vega (military matters); from E. Lamberg (debts; claims of Captain Wilson); from J. García Morales, I. Pompa (personal interests of certain individuals in district). Letters from Plácido Vega to A. Aragón (discipline of troops); to J. Toledo, Benito Juárez (military movements in Sinaloa); to R. Corona (instructions); to P. Blancarte, F. Cortés, Manuel Iriarte, J. Arzapalo, Camilo Vega, Antonio Vega, C. Isabal, A. Blancarte, F. Tirado (mission of A. Ángulo); to E. Lamberg, P. Ogazón, J. García Morales, (reference to supplies from Arzapalo, military plans); to F. Zarco, concerning General Zaragoza; to other military officers, government officials. Bill for supplies bought for forces of J. García Morales; statements of receipt of goods by J. Arzapalo. Proclamation by Plácido Vega to inhabitants of Sinaloa concerning honors accorded postumously to General Zaragoza and to Degollado, Ocampo, and Valle.
Box 8, Folder 91

(November, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from I. Isabal (administrative, financial matters; reference to J. Kelly); from Miguel Figueroa, B. Insunza, M. Buelna, F. Tirado, A. Aragón, B. Peraza (administrative matters of prefect; conduct of J. Rojo); from Amado Blancarte; from J. Rojo (presentation of matters from latter's point of view; differences with B. Peraza); from Manuel Hernández (attack on Hacienda de Dolores); from local officials, supporters. Letters from Plácido Vega to I. Isabal, M. Figueroa, B. Insunza, M. Buelna, B. Peraza (instructions; reference to C. Palomares); to Benito Juárez (debts; cargo brought by sea); to local officials, supporters.
Box 8, Folder 92

(November, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from C. Palomares (March-October, 1862); from B. Silva, governor of Durango in absence of Patoni, on march to interior (August, 1862). Letter gives report of activities of Remedios Meza, who succeeded in obtaining military commission. Second letter from Silva asks Plácido Vega to use influence in capital to get Meza's commission revoked (October, 1862). Later letter thanks Plácido Vega for achieving satisfactory solution to matter. Letters to Plácido Vega from Richard Robertson; from E. Norton (October, 1862); from M. Iriarte, L. Angulo, I. Orrantia, M. Urrea (May-August, 1862); from Dr. Crepel. Letters to Plácido Vega from Camilo Vega, Jesús Vega (intelligence concerning activities among Indians of Crispín Tostado); from B. Insunza, A. Aragón. Letters from Plácido Vega to Crispín Palomares (November, 1862); to Jesús Vega (intentions of Arzapalo); to B. Insunza, A. Aragón, M. Urrea (November, 1862); to M. Iriarte (action of J. Arzapalo at hacienda).
Box 8, Folder 93

(December, 1862)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from B. Peraza (results of attempts to enlist men); from J. Gaxiola, on same subject; report from J. Aguiluz (efforts to secure supplies); from Carlos E. Norton (intentions of French to attack Puebla following February); from J. Rojo, Jesús Vega (reference to R. Meza); from Manuel E. Rodríguez, editor of La voz de Mexico; from R. Urrea (account of attack upon Hacienda dé Dolores directed by Arzapalo in November; personal motives suspected); from J. Mugarrieta, A. Aragón (attack on hacienda); from Carlos Norton, informing Plácido Vega of movements of French, who disembarked at Veracruz with force of 23,000 men in plan to attack capital; from J. Arzapalo (November, 1862), giving account of attack upon hacienda; from Felipe Máxime (November, 1862), making report concerning acquisition of supplies; from M. Tirado, I. Isabal, C. Palomares (November, 1862), giving report of his actions; from Q. Douglas (actions taken; plans); from I. Pesquiera, J. García Morales, R. Robertson of United States consulate, asking for appointment for C. H. Poor, captain of ship Saranac; from M. Delgado, B. Silva (developments); from other officials, supporters. Letters from Plácido Vega to Manuel E. Rodríguez, J. Mugarrieta, A. Aragón (Hacienda de Dolores); to M. Delgado, R. Félix y Buelna, C. Norton (measures taken in Sinaloa to support Federal government in resisting French); to J. Arzapalo (Hacienda de Dolores); to Felipe Máxime, B. Silva, I. Isabal, Q. Douglas, I. Pesquiera, J. García Morales, R. Robertson, M. Delgado, to other officials, supporters.
Box 8, Folder 94

(December, 1862; January, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from Felipe Arellano, M. Figueroa, M. E. Rodríguez, F. Cortés (protest by French consul concerning shipment of arms; hope for favorable settlement of concern of United States consul, Robertson); from others requesting payment of sums owed, reporting information, etc. Letters from Plácido Vega to L. Angulo, Jesus Lopez Portillo, governor of Jalisco, telling of Vega's intention to send his representative, Apolonio Ángulo, to M. Doblado to inform him of situation in Sinaloa; letters from Plácido Vega to M. Figueroa, J. Mugarrieta, M. E. Rodríguez. Paper authorizing payment of sum to I. Maldonado, payment of other debts.
Box 8, Folder 95

(January, February, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Military reports by Juan Álvarez; list of those to receive sums of money from government; reports by F. Cortés, others. Report by Plácido Vega to M. Doblado; other official statements by Plácido Vega, others. Official papers from state of Guerrero. Financial statement submitted to Plácido Vega by I.R.Moller. Letters to Plácido Vega from I. Isabal (January, 1863); from M. Romero (statement sent by Moller); from Camilo Vega, Jesús Vega, E. Lamberg, D. Alvarez (receipt of instructions); from J. Álvarez, R. Félix y Buelna, J. Lopez Portillo, Thomas Corwin, on behalf of R. Robertson (reference to A. Angulo). Letters from Plácido Vega to I. Isabal (February, 1863); to J. García Morales (February, 1863); to Juan Kelly, Colonel I. Ortiz, F. Cortés; to C. Ramos, R. Solís, E. Lamberg, and M. García, informing them of Plácido Vega's intention to take brigade to Acapulco; letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez, I. Comonfort, J. González Ortega (plans); to J. Mugarrieta, J. Álvarez (reference to mission of A. Ángulo); to Camilo Vega, suggesting candidates for offices; to Jesús Vega (political, military); to A. Ángulo, R. Félix y Buelna (plans to go to capital at request of Benito Juárez; to J. García Morales (developments).
Box 8, Folder 96

(March, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Statements by E. Lamberg concerning military moves; military notes by Rafael Solís (intelligence concerning French war ships). Statements concerning ships by P. Carmona, prefect of district of Acapulco. Lists of soldiers ailing sent Plácido Vega by Carmona. Statements by J. Álvarez concerning military plans; orders from Benito Juárez concerning meeting of attack upon Puebla by French. Statement by J. Álvarez reporting arrival of Plácido Vega at Acapulco with division from Sinaloa (J. García Morales acting as governor). Statement from D. Álvarez, governor of state of Guerrero, reporting on situation in region. Reports by General Vicente Jiménez, others; messages from Ministry of War. Instructions from Plácido Vega to F. Cortés. Letters to Plácido Vega from E. Lamberg, reporting on matters, outlining plans; from R. del Valle (Tepic; recommendations concerning appointments).
Box 8, Folder 97

(February, March, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Ogazón (military plans; reference to Márquez); from L. Angulo (political, military matters; reference to Corona, Doblado, others); from D. Álvarez, J. Álvarez (military matters); from V. Jiménez (military matters); from M. E. Rodriguez, General Miguel García, Pedro Narvarete (Navarte)?; from A. Cruz, Juan Kelly (reference to French ships); from Benito Juárez, concerning Corona; from F. Cortés, R. Félix y Buelna. Letters from Plácido Vega to José Iribarren (financial matters); to A. Ángulo (reference to Doblado, military matters); to P. Ogazón (reference to French ships at Acapulco); to L. Ángulo, D. Alvarez (reference to Haller, etc.); to J. García Morales, F. Merino (French ships); to prefect of Sinaloa (instructions); to A. Villaverde, J. Arzapalo (Puebla surrounded by French; plans); to V. Jiménez, F. Cortés, J. Álvarez (campaign near Puebla); to A. Cruz, Benito Juárez (report on military situation; political matters; appointment of Corona as Comandante Militar of Sonora, Sinaloa; Plácido Vega's fears concerning Corona). Circular letters from Plácido Vega to prefects of various districts of Sinaloa and to captains stationed in these districts, informing them of military situation in country and of appointment by Doblado of Corona as commander in Sonora and Sinaloa.
Box 9, Folder 98

(April, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Ogazón (developments; reference to Márquez); from L. Ángulo (political; reference to Doblado, Corona); from F. Cortés, J. García Morales, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to José Nuñez (needs of division); to Jesus Castañeda (needs of division); to J. García Morales (developments); to Benito Juárez (condemnation of Márquez, praise of J. García Morales; recommendation of latter for post of governor of Sinaloa); letters from Plácido Vega to other officials, supporters. Telegrams sent to Plácido Vega by Pedro Arce, informing him of arrival of J. García Morales at capital and by Manuel Gómez, asking Plácido Vega to see him. Statements authorizing payment of debts; statements by Minister of War pertaining to military orders; statements of maneuvers executed, military plans, needs. Statements sent by Plácido Vega to Minister of Labor concerning action taken by Plácido Vega to make tillable land available to workers. Statements sent by Plácido Vega to Minister of Foreign Relations concerning aid rendered by foreign citizens. Statement concerning conduct of individuals. Statements sent Treasury Department (Minister of Treasury). Note from I. Comonfort.
Box 9, Folder 99

(May, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Copies of pamphlet dated May 30, 1863, constituting exposé of differences between Plácido Vega and Ramón Corona. Pamphlet traces development of differences during years 1861-1863; records reaction of Plácido Vega and followers to proclamation issued in March, 1863, by R. Corona during absence of Plácido Vega from Mazatlán. Letters to Plácido Vega from General Jiménez (developments in other parts of Mexico; reference to Haller). Copy of letter sent by Jiménez to Coronel A. Villaverde. Letters to Plácido Vega from P. Navarte [?] (local developments); from D. Álvarez (return of F. Cortés from San Francisco with supplies; capture of fort at Puebla by French); from M. Carillo, I. Weston, seeking to buy land as speculation from Plácido Vega; from M. Delgado, Antonio Vejar (payment of sum); from General A. Cruz, M. Blanco, J. Vasavilbaso, deputy; from F. Cortés, J. Castáneda (financial obligation); from B. Almada, deputy (Corona); from E. Lamberg (military matters; concern over central army, political influence); from J. Domingo Cortés, Pedro Váldez, Ignacio Orozco (annoyance with central army for inaction; reference to Comonfort); from M. Degollado, I. Comonfort, J. Casanova (including clipping, article by F. Zarco defending Plácido Vega against Corona); from Benito Juárez (Comonfort); from J. Álvarez. Letters from Plácido Vega to V. Jiménez, P. Navarte, I. Weston, Joaquín Vega (action of Corona); to J. García Morales, F. Ferrel (reference to Márquez, Corona, Norton, Kelly, others); to Antonio Vejar, Jesús Vega (letter from C. Palomares to R. Félix y Buelna); to Benito Juárez (plans; lack of funds); to A. Cruz, Camilo Vega (political); to F. Chávez (political); to Clemente Espinosa de los Monteros, F. Ávilez, R. Félix y Buelna (Márquez, Corona); additional letters to Jesús Vega (Márquez; shift in political influence; efforts to refute claims of Corona); letters from Plácido Vega to M. Blanco, A. Villaverde, J. Castaeda, F. Cortés, B. Almada, Juan de la Fuente (Corona); to E. Lamberg (instructions); to Minister of Treasury, I. Comonfort, Benito Juárez (political, administrative matters); to Pedro Valdez, Ignacio Orozco, J. Álvarez, others.
Box 9, Folder 100

(May, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Plácido Vega to Manuel E. Rodríguez, A. Cruz, J. García Morales. Statement of need for funds for supplies for army, on march. Instructions to Valdez, Iribarren, Villaverde; official statements concerning troops movements; instructions to Captain Arcadio Vega. Statement concerning financial transaction, by Comonfort. List of matters to be discussed with central government. Lists of ill among soldiers; lists of supplies; lists of instructions from central government to Plácido Vega. Telegrams to Placido Vega from various officials. Statements by Joaquín Vega, Juan Álvarez, concerning arms, supplies, etc. Lists of officers, soldiers by battalion; lists of personnel promoted. Clipping: reprint of proclamation issued to inhabitants of Sinaloa by J. García Morales concerning political intentions of Colonel Antonio Rosales (May 14, 1863); appeal to people to support Plácido Vega.
Box 9, Folder 101

(June, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez (customs house revenue); to J. Casanova (Kelly transaction); to B. Almada and J. Castañeda; to J. García Morales, J. Núñez (financial matters); to Apolonio Angulo, Juan Kelly, F. Cortés, Felipe Arellano (Camilo Rosas Landa). Letters to Plácido Vega from J. Núñez (Castaneda and Kelly). Papers concerning prisoner V. Aguirre. Statement concerning debt to Kelly. Statement by Porfirio Díaz concerning military orders.
Box 9, Folder 102

(July, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from M. Rubí (results of interview with Benito Juárez concerning R. Corona; reference to Saligny and his indignation with Mexico; to affairs in Puebla); from relatives of I. Zaragoza; from Porfirio Díaz, F. Ferrel, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to M. Romero, J. Kelly (debt); to Guillermo Prieto, J. Núñez (political, military); to A. Ángulo, Joe Aguirre, F. Zarco (ability of Zacatecas and Durango to aid central government; Patoni's return as governor); to R. Banda (plans); to Patoni and J. Toledo (military developments); to F. Ferrel, I. Comonfort (military developments); to P. Ogazón (military developments, plans); to León Ángulo, General José Arteaga (Doblado, other matters); to General Isidoro Ortiz, C. Palomares, Porfirio Díaz (military developments); to relatives of I. Zaragoza, other supporters.
Box 9, Folder 103

(August, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Plácido Vega to F. Ferrel.
Box 9, Folder 104

(September, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from M. Castro, M. Rodríguez, Ignacio Isabal, B. Reyes, Camilo Vega (local political appointments); from M. Díaz Vera, Jesús Vega, I. Comonfort, F. Zarco, Joaquín Román, concerning Doblado; from S. Lerdo de Tejada, J. Castañeda (political matters); from M. Delgado, José Uraga (reference to Napoleon III; lamentations for country); from Clemente Espinosa de los Monteros, General Félix Berriozábal (reference to Juarez, other matters); from N.N. (August 22, 1863), mentioning confiscation of property in country, recall of Forey and Saligny, dissension among liberals, need to replace Doblado with more energetic leader, reference to Núñez as agent for Doblado, desire for new cabinet; letters to Plácido Vega from J. González Ortega, J. M. Patoni, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to G. Prieto (political); to J. González Ortega (reference to Lerdo de Tejada); to Camilo Vega, I. Comonfort, F. Zarco, Joaquín Román, S. Lerdo de Tejada (national politics); to J. Castañeda, José Uraga, General Félix Berriozábal, Manuel E. de Ortega, J. González Ortega; to N.N. (reorganization of cabinet; departure of Forey, Saligny; nomination of Maximillian); letters from Plácido Vega to J.M. Patoni (need for arms; inability of Norton to procure them in California; Vega's plans to go to California to attempt to obtain arms; intentions to leave government in hands of J. García Morales); letters to F. Ferrel, others. Statement by I. Arzapalo concerning administration of affairs in Mazatlán; statement by J. García Morales concerning Corona. Clipping from La opinión de Sinaloa concerning Rosales and attempted insurrection.
Box 9, Folder 105

(October, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Plácido Vega to F. Tirado (Rosales and uprising): to R. Banda, F. Ferrel (administrative matters); to U. Lassepas (debt); to Comonfort, Porfirio Díaz (military, political); to I. Pesquiera (recommendations); to Jesús Vega, Buelna, José López Uraga (need for supplies, etc.); to Ramón de la Vega, in office of governor of Colima; to C. Palomares, Julio García, Manuel Rodríguez in San Francisco; to José Gaxiola (administrative matters); to I. Isabal. Second letter from Plácido Vega to Porfirio Díaz speaks of defeat of Corona's forces near Tepic by Lozada; refers to Corwin, to Juárez' decision to move government to San Luis Potosí. Letters from Plácido Vega to A. Ángulo, J.M.Patoni, P. Blancarte (administrative matters); to J. Arteaga (Corona); to L. Angulo (advice received concerning Corona and reconciliation). Letters to Plácido Vega from J. Sánchez (condemnation of Corona); from Camilo Vega, F. Tirado, R. Banda, U. Lassepas (payment of debt); from S. Lerdo de Tejada (views on government); from F. Chávez (political matters); from F. Ocampo, F. Miranda, Ramón Amarillas (political, military); from J. Toledo (developments, views); from F. Cortes (shipment of arms); from C. Palomares, I. Ortiz (departure from government of Doblado, protector of Corona); from Manuel Rodríguez in San Francisco; from J. Gaxiola, I. Isabal, P. Blancarte, J. Garcia Morales (Márquez, Corona, Doblado); from R. Félix y Buelna (developments); from B. Almada, others.
Box 9, Folder 106

(November, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from Manuel Rodríguez, José Nuñez, J. Castañeda, J. Arteaga (political developments); from J. Irbarren, Jesus Vega (developments); from E. Henry, A. Paredes, F. Arellano, I. Isabal, P. Navarte, J. Uraga (developments); from F. Zarco, I. Comonfort (cabinet and Doblado); from J. González Ortega (Doblado's resignation from cabinet); from General Agel Frías (military matters; Vega's projected trip to San Francisco); from Buelna. Letters from Plácido Vega to General A. Cruz, José Nuñez, A. Ávilez (instructions); to L. Ángulo (developments); to J. González Ortega (developments; desire to have Corona relieved of post); to Jesús Vega, A. Ángulo, C. Rosas Landa, Ramón Vega (enclosing copies of letters written by Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez, Porfirio Díaz, and General Uraga); letters from Plácido Vega to F. Berriozábal (recommendations made to Juárez); to J. Castaeda (reference to Doblado, other matters); to A. Carvajal, J. Arteaga, Jesús Vega, A. Paredes, B. Almada, S. Lerdo de Tejada, I. Isabal, M. Rojo, F. Zarco (Vega's projected trip to San Francisco); to I. Comonfort, A. Frías (outcome of local elections); to others. Invoice for goods received at Mazatlán. Receipt for sum of money from Kelly Company. Notice of yearly inventories and statistical reports to be filed, with aid of prefects. Statement supplying data needed by government in reference to Rafael López; statement certifying as to work (administrative) of F. Aragón in mine of Guadalupe de Ios Reyes; statement concerning funds, payment of sums.
Box 9, Folder 107

(December, 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Félix y Buelna, I. Isabal, C. Rosas Landa, M. Carillo, Ramón Vega (death of Comonfort); from J. Castañeda, E. Montes, A. Aragón (administrative matters); from Felipe Máxime, R. Banda, Jesús Vega (developments); from M.Maldonado, F. Cortés, P. Blancarte, A. Vega, others.
Box 9, Folder 108

(January, February, 1864)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from Isabal, including receipt signed by Arcadio Vega for sum received from Isabal; from B. Peraza, F. Sachez, F. Chávez, F. Prieto, (interview with Patoni); from Buelna (enlistment, appointments in certain districts); from B. Insunza, R. Cevallos, Joaquín Valdez, D. Rubí, G. Prieto, J. Mateos. Jesus Vega (results of talks with J. García Morales concerning pay, etc.); from Arcadio Vega, P. Navarte, others. Letters from Plácido Vega to M. Carillo, J. Castañeda, Ramón Vega, E. Montes, P. Navarte (intentions of Rosales, Márquez); to A. Aragón, Jesús Vega, M. Maldonado (reference to Uraga at capital and to Porfirio Díaz at Puebla); to P. Ogazón (reference to Napoleon III, etc.); to L. Ángulo, others. List of individuals to receive pamphlet concerning R. Corona. Letters from Plácido Vega to Isabal, F. Chávez (arms); to employees of prefectures; to F. Prieto, Buelna, B. Insunza, Patoni, G. Prieto (postponement of Vega's trip to San Francisco; developments); to J. Mateos, Arcadio Vega (financial matters). List of supplies acquired.
Box 9, Folder 109

(March, 1864)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from A. Frías (abandonment of San Luis Potosí by Federal government for Saltillo as headquarters; hope for greater co-operation with Washington; political, military developments; Napoleon III); from Arcadio Vega (receipt for sum received by Isabal); from A. Paez (administrative matters); from R. Banda, Joaquín Isabal, other officials, supporters. Letters from Plácido Vega to A. Frías, I. Isabal, Jesús Vega (financial matters); to R. Banda, others.
Box 10, Folder 110

(May, 1864)

Scope and Content Note

Letters of introduction for G. Clark sent officials by Plácido Vega in San Francisco. Statements by Plácido Vega in San Francisco pertaining to Kelly-Myrtle transaction. Clippings in English: articles reprinting proclamation by Juárez to citizens, setting forth new Articles; proclamation by Plácido Vega to inhabitants of Sinaloa, concerning new regulations pertaining to acquisition of land, new laws concerning foreigners, etc. Statement issued by Plácido Vega in San Francisco (May 4, 1864) to president of Junta Patriotica, giving appraisal of situation in Mexico derived from talks with governors and various officials of northern states (of Mexico). Letters from Plácido Vega in San Francisco to Kelly-Myrtle Company; to I. Pesquiera, officials of prefectures, etc., concerning matters attended to by Plácido Vega in San Francisco, including arrangements for arms, munitions, supplies to be sent to Mexico. Letters from Plácido Vega to Matías Romero, ambassador from Mexico to Washington, concerning representative, Dodge; to P. Ogazeón (administrative matters); to Buelna, Jésus Vega, others. Letters to Plácido Vega from J. Casanova, Parrodi, Lozada, others, setting forth their views. Clipping from La voz de Méjico (June 28), denouncing Lozada, others, as traitors. Clipping contains articles or reprints of letters, signed by Plácido Vega, others.
Box 10, Folder 111

(June, 1864)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega in San Francisco from various supporters.
Box 10, Folder 112

(September, October, 1864)

Scope and Content Note

Statement by Plácido Vega concerning national elections in the United States; support for Lincoln. Letters from Plácido Vega to M. Romero in Washington; to P. Ramírez (article in La voz de Méjico); to R. Pacheco (reference to articles in Nuevo mundo and La voz de Méjico). Letters to Plácido Vega from R. Pacheco (support of Lincoln in the United States, Juárez in Mexico); from other officials in Mexico.
Box 10, Folder 113

(December, 1864)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Plácido Vega from I. Lananaga in Mazatlán, giving Vega report of developments in Sinaloa and in Mexico. Letters from Plácido Vega to Fortunato to Vega (sum owed Sánchez); to Lerdo de Tejada (including copy of letter written by Plácido Vega to Benito Juárez concerning Mexican representatives to the United States.
Letter from Plácido Vega to T. Brown, agent for United States Treasury Department. Statement of liquidation from R. Moller Company.
Box 10, Folder 114

(1860-1861)

Scope and Content Note

Documents pertaining to plot of A. Rosales. Note addressed to Plácido Vega by Rosales (1861). Letters to Plácido Vega from Domingo Cortés; articles from La opinion de Sinaloa; statement by F. Cortés concerning activities of A. Rosales, R. Meza, others (July, 1860).
Box 10, Folder 115

(1861-1862)

Scope and Content Note

Copies of proclamation issued by Plácido Vega as governor of Sinaloa (1862). Statement by E. Lamberg, including list of items, with cost of each, distributed to squadron of Sinaloa (1861). List of items lost or needed by battalion of Sinaloa. Receipt signed by Plácido Vega. List of sums owed to men of brigade; lists of other expenses, of revenues, of armaments distributed; financial statements for 1861; records for 1861.
Box 10, Folder 116

(1860-1863)

Scope and Content Note

Letters to José M. Gutiérrez from F. Parra; letters to Plácido Vega from R. Corona, R. Ocampo. Oficial statements by R. Corona (1863) concerning campaign at Tepic; statements by F. Ferrel concerning imprisonment of Dávalos. Instructions issued by government concerning R. Corona, others (1863). Additional papers concerning activities of Corona at Tepic. List of sums owed brigade of Sinaloa. Statements by Corona, Dávalos, others; article from La opinión de Sinaloa (January, 1863) telling of conspiracy of Dávalos, others, to assassinate Plácido Vega and to overthrow government of Sinaloa at instance of R. Corona.
Box 10, Folder 117

(1860; 1863)

Scope and Content Note

Documents by J.M. Flórez; official records; lists of men ill, numbers of soldiers to be replaced, lists of those recovered; disposition of men made, of officers in charge, etc. (1863). Similar reports for 1860.
Box 10, Folder 118

(October, November, 1861)

Scope and Content Note

Official records from prefecture of district of Fuerte submitted by C. Palomares. List of items distributed to men at Fuerte from government storehouse. Reports concerning discipline of men, of leaves granted, etc.
Box 10, Folder 119

Lists, district by district, of individuals with whom correspondence pending.

Box 10, Folder 120

(1860-1863)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence: letters to Plácido Vega sorted by district, state, etc.
 

Tepic: letters to Plácido Vega from P. Ogazón, R. Valle, L. Tostado, J. Sepúlveda, others.

 

Cosalá: letters to Plácido Vega from R. Urrea, P. Aguilar, J. Villasenor, L. Ortiz, Francisco de la Vega.

 

Chihuahua: letters to Plácido Vega from governor of Chihuahua, others.

 

San Benito: letters to Plácido Vega from Santos Delgado, P. Lopez, others.

 

Álamos: official documents (inventory 1861;records of events transpiring in November, 1861;lists of expenses, etc.

 

Guaymas: letters to Plácido Vega from L Ávilez, F. Cervallos, P. Quintana, M. Urrea, others.

Box 10, Folder 121

Continuation of Folder 120

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence: letters to Plácido Vega sorted by district, etc.
 

San Ignacio: letters to Plácido Vega from J.C.Hernández.

 

Palmar, San Juan Bautista: letters to Plácido Vega from I. Pompa, Jesús Vega, Felipe Vega, others.

 

Ocoroni: letters to Plácido Vega from J.M.Rodríguez, others.

 

Mocorito: letters to Plácido Vega from I. Orrantia, B. Insunza, C. Riberos, certificate pertaining to Kelly-Myrtle transaction.

 

Acaponeta: letters to Plácido Vega from I. López de Alemán, other.

 

Durango: letters to Plácido Vega from J.M.Patoni, J. Aguiluz, B. Silva, others.

 

Rosario: letters to Plácido Vega from D. Rubí, Juan Paredes, José Hermosillo, M. Figueroa, others.

 

Culiacán: letters to Plácido Vega from Antonio Vega, José M. de la Vega, C. Vega, Francisco de la Vega, Joaquín Vega, B. Almada, Antonio Ramos, Antonio Paredes, I. Pesquiera, M. Martínez, J. Tirado, R. Prieto, A. Ángulo, M. Serrano, G. Verdugo, F. M. Bulnes, Clemente E. de los Monteros, L. Tirado, M. Romero, A. Blancarte, I. Isabal, J. Arzapalo, G. MacKintosh, M. Zerón (including copy of articles prepared for submission to Constitutional Congress in December, 1861.

Box 10, Folder 122

Continuation of Folder 121.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence: letters to Plácido Vega organized by district, etc., (1861-1863).
 

Baja California: letters to Plácido Vega from J. Riveroli, M.Rojo.

 

Hermosillo: letters to Plácido Vega from I. Pesquiera, J.M.Iribarren.

 

Quilá: letters to Plácido Vega from Carlos Ochoa, others.

 

Conetaca: letters to Plácido Vega from Cayetano F. y Tejada.

 

Concordia: letters to Plácido Vega from Juan Paredes, I. Peraza, J. Arellano, Joaquín Valdez, others.

 

Mochicuhui: letters to Plácido Vega from J.W.Correl, Pedro Valenzuela.

 

Chihuahua: letters to Plácido Vega from Crispín Palomares, J. Arzapalo, V. Ortiz, M. Ortiz, R. Félix y Buelna, M. Urrea, G. Hill, B. Insunza, others. List of prisoners under command of Captain R. Sandavaso. Record of proceedings concerning Antonio Valázquez. Financial statement submitted by M. Rodríguez; notice of orders received by C. Palomares.

Box 10, Folder 123

(1861-1862)

 

Continuation of Folder 122 (1861-1862)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence: letters to Plácido Vega organized by district, etc.
 

Capirato: letters to Plácido Vega from J. Trinidad.

 

Badiraguato: letter to Plácido Vega from M. Galacas?

 

Méjico: letters to Placido Vega from I. Comonfort (need for additional troops in capital); from M. Blanco (national crisis); from Benito Juárez (French invasion of Veracruz); from B. Almada (need for additional troops, etc.). Proclamation issued by Martín Salida in Chihuahua: need for soldiers (August, 1862).Letters to Plácido Vega from J. González Ortega, I. Zaragoza, F. Zarco, others.

 

Elote: letters to Plácido Vega from J. Sánchez, others.

 

Lagunita: letters to Plácido Vega from Máxime Peiros.

 

Guadalajara: letters to Plácido Vega from M. Doblado (financial crisis, etc); from P. Ogazón, I. Ortiz, others.

 

Colima: letters to Plácido Vega from I. Barreto, R. de la Vega, P. Ocampo, A. Barreto.

 

Tepusta: letter to Plácido Vega from F. Llebana [?]

 

Santiago: letter to Plácido Vega from E. Moore.

 

Fuerte: letters lacking.

Box 11, Folder 124

Documents, 1861-1863

Scope and Content Note

Report (Mazatlán, 1862) giving account of uprising at Fuerte in 1861, including lists of soldiers, men taken prisoner, etc. Papers concerning Tepic and Ramón Corona. Report by R. Félix y Buelna of uprising at Fuerte. Papers pertaining to activities, capture, and sentencing of Antonio Esteves. Records of prefecture of Fuerte pertaining to uprising. Papers relating to proceedings against Francisco Orrantia and accomplices, 1862; judicial records, etc.
Box 11, Folder 125

Documents, 1861-1863

Scope and Content Note

Records of information gathered by various authorities in Sonora, Sinaloa, and Chihuahua concerning uprising at Fuerte; papers pertaining to activities of accomplices; records of conversations held between Plácido Vega and those in charge of jail at Mazatlán in regard to jurisdiction over prisoners taken during uprising at Fuerte, etc.
Box 11, Folder 126

Documents, May, 1861

Scope and Content Note

Statement by Calixto Peña giving notice of departure of expedition for Sonora with arms, munitions, etc. Records showing number of officers, doctors, active men, men ailing, by unit in Sinaloa; inventories of arms, clothing, etc. List of names of officers for brigade of army at Sinaloa. List of mules held by brigade; list of sergeants, enlisted men in battalion of Sinaloa; list of munitions. Lists of officers, enlisted men, etc. for squadron of Sinaloa. Financial records.
Box 11, Folder 127

Selected issues of army bulletins, 1860

Scope and Content Note

Bulletins of First Division of Federal Army: issues of June 2, June 8, September 20, October 12, October 14, October 17, October 18, October 19, October 20, October 22, 1860. June issues printed at Ciudad Guzmán, and October issues at Guadalajara. Articles in issues preserved touch upon variety of subjects. In issue of June 2, column signed by P. Ogazon praises role of Plácido Vega and others at Alicia. Articles in successive issues lament death of patriots, praise division of Sinaloa, comment upon developments in various parts of Mexico, attempt to arouse patriotic enthusiasm of Mexicans. Issue of September 20 reprints excerpts purportedly taken from letters written by various individuals to Miramon.
Issue of October 12 reprints articles of decree promulgated by Benito Juárez in July, 1859. Issues of succeeding days reprint articles or sections of decrees promulgated by Juárez in November, 1858, and in July and October, 1860. Issue of October 20 contains article referring to Tacubaya; issue of October 22 contains article praising General Zaragoza, and reprints article from circular printed in Veracruz concerning Comonfort.
Box 11, Folder 128

Documents, 1856-1863

Scope and Content Note

Financial records of commanding officers in charge of sections of army at Sinaloa; financial statements, receipts, etc., of brigades, battalions, squadrons, divisions headed by Plácido Vega, I. Pesquiera, F.B. Ramírez, others. invoices held by Escuadrón de Lanceros; financial records of squadron and of Batallón Popular de Sinaloa; inventories.
Box 11, Folder 129

Sections of army bulletins, newspapers; documents; photographs. Printed matter from years 1861-1862.

Scope and Content Note

Issue of official paper of state La opinión de Sinaloa for April 6, 1861. Issue reprints articles or sections of decrees promulgated by Benito Juárez as interim Constitutional president in January, February, and March, 1861. Bulletins of the western division of the army at Sinaloa: issues of August 31, September 3, October 23, November 24, December 4, and December 9, 1861. Dates of other issues obliterated. Issue of October 23 contains article by Pesquiera telling of defeat of Esteves in October, 1861; second article (text damaged) tells of Blas Orrantia. Issue of December 4 tells of activities of Plácido Vega, Pesquiera, J. García Morales, E. Lamberg, and R. Félix y Buelna in Sonora in action to suppress Yaquis. Article includes lists of supplies purchased, charts of officers for units of Section of West, text of letters by chiefs of divisions or units of Section of West. Other issues reprint additional inventories, financial statements, and copies of letters by leading officers. Issue of August 31 contains article giving account of uprising at Fuerte. Folder also contains proclamation (diIapidated) issued by Plácido Vega in September, 1862, and envelope of photographs, many of which carry designations on reverse.