José Gil de Partearroyo papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: José Gil de Partearroyo papers
Dates: 1826-1868
Collection Number: mssPT 1-82
Creator OR Collector: Gil de Partearroyo, José
Extent: 162 items
Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
Phone: (626) 405-2203
Fax: (626) 449-5720
Email: reference@huntington.org
URL: http://www.huntington.org
Abstract: The collection consists of letters and documents related chiefly to the military career of José Gil de Partearroyo.
Language of Material: The records are in Spanish.

Administration Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], José Gil de Partearroyo papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Holman, February 15, 1959.

Biographical Note

José María Gil de Partearroyo (born 1811), Mexican brigadier general and minister of war and navy, served in the Mexican-U.S. War (1846-1848) and was sympathetic to the cause of Benito Juárez during the War of the Reforma (1857-1859) and the three-year war known as the European Intervention of 1860-1862. In May 1863 he retired from military service after serving for thirty-nine years.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. It is housed in one box.

Scope and Content

The collection consists mostly of letters and documents (including orders) addressed to José María Gil de Partearroyo and related chiefly to military matters, the Mexican War, the War of the Reforma, the European Intervention, and with Benito Juárez and Miguel Miramón.
Correspondents represented in the collection include: Demetrio Chavero (20 letters), Santos Degollado (3 letters), Benito Juárez (2 letters), José Mejía (16 letters), Melchor Ocampo (2 letters), and Antonio López de Santa Anna (1 letter). There are four items written by José María Gil de Partearroyo.

Indexing Terms

Personal Names

Chavero, Demetrio, active 1845
Degollado, Santos, 1811-1861
Gil de Partearroyo, José -- Archives
Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872
Mejía, José, active 1845
Miramón, Miguel, 1831-1867
Ocampo, Melchor, 1814-1861
Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876

Subjects

Generals -- Mexico -- Correspondence
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Sources

Geographic Areas

Mexico -- History -- 1821-1861 -- Sources
Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867 -- Sources
Mexico -- History, Military -- Sources

Genre

Letters (correspondence) -- Mexico -- 19th century
Orders (military records) -- Mexico -- 19th century


Container List

Box 1

1826-1858

 

 PT 78  Miscellaneous military papers (1826-1830)

6 items
 

 PT 72  Victoria, Guadalupe, 1786-1843. To José Gil de Partearroyo: appointment as second lieutenant (1827, Sep. 18)

Mexico. Printed form, filled in. Countersigned by Manuel Gómez Pedraza, 1789-1851. Following the above: recording of appointment made and signed by heads of various government departments.
 

 PT 2  Bustamante, Anastasio, 1780-1853. To José Gil de Partearroyo: appointment of captain in the Mexican Army (1832, Apr. 30)

Mexico. Printed form, filled in. With paper seal.
 

 PT 79  Miscellaneous military papers (1832-1845)

9 items
 

 PT 28  Corro, José Justo, 1794-1864. To José Gil de Partearroyo: confiere el empleo de capitan de plana mayor... (1836, Apr. 7)

Mexico. Printed form, filled in. With paper seal. Countersigned by José María Tornel y Mendívil, 1789-1853.
 

 PT 3-25  Chavero, Demetrio, active 1845. Letters to José Gil de Partearroyo (1845, Apr. 15-Dec. 1)

20 letters and two receipts.
 

 PT 46-61  Mejía, José, active 1845. Letters to José Gil de Partearroyo (1845, Apr. 30-Oct. 8)

Lagos and San Luis Potosí, Mexico. 16 letters.
 

 PT 64  Gil de Partearroyo, José. Letter to Antonio Corona (1845, July 9)

Mexico. Following the above: receipt for money received, written and signed by José Rodriguez (1845, July 16).
 

 PT 27  Corona, Antonio. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1845, July 12)

Mexico.
 

 PT 80  Military reports, orders, etc. dealing with the Mexican War (1846-1847)

47 items
 

 PT 81  Miscellaneous military papers (1848-1849)

11 items
 

 PT 41  Losada, J. R. de. Letter to Rafael Cancino [1849, Aug.]

[London, England].
 

 PT 40  Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876. To José Gil de Partearroyo: appointment as Brigadier General (18Contreras, Vicente.53, Oct. 11)

Tacubaya, Mexico. Printed form, filled in. With paper seal. On verso: recording of appointment made and signed by heads of various government departments.
 

 PT 26  Contreras, Vicente. Letter to Benigno Bustamante (1855, Apr. 9)

Yuririhapundaro, Mexico.
 

 PT 34  Garcidueñas, Vicente G. Letter to Benigno Bustamante (1855, May 30)

Morelia, Mexico.
 

 PT 43-44  Mata, Juan N. Letters to Rafael Cancino (1856, Apr. 10 & Nov. 13)

Refugio, Mexico. 2 letters.
 

 PT 74  Zaragoza, Ignacio, 1829-1862. Letter to José Justo Alvarez, 1821-1897 (1859, Apr. 9)

Chapultepec, Mexico.
 

 PT 71  Sanchez y Roman, José Maria. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1859, Dec. 5)

Marapil, Mexico. Incomplete.
 

 PT 62  Ocampo, Melchor, 1814-1861. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1859, Dec. 13)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 63  Ocampo, Melchor, 1814-1861. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Jan. 9)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 29  Degollado, Santos, 1811-1861. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Jan. 16)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 30  Degollado, Santos, 1811-1861. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Jan. 23)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 1  Berriozábal, Felipe B., 1829-1900. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Feb. 1)

Villa del Valle, Mexico.
 

 PT 73  Zamora, Manuel. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Feb. 1)

Veracruz, Mexico. Following the above: reply by José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Feb. 7).
 

 PT 31  Degollado, Santos, 1811-1861. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Feb. 13)

Veracruz, Mexico. Also, copies of: Santos Degollado to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Feb. 9); Melchor Ocampo to Santos Degollado (1858, Mar. 27); Melchor Ocampo to Santos Degollado (1859, June 28).
 

 PT 35-36  Iglesias, Ramón. Letters to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Apr. 3 & 4)

Veracruz, Mexico. Also: draft of reply by José Gil de Partearroyo.
 

 PT 66-68  Gil de Partearroyo, José. Letter to José de Empáran (1860, Apr. 18 & 28)

Veracruz, Mexico. Includes two drafts and one copy of letter re: resignation as head of the War and Navy Department and Empáran's reply. 3 items.
 

 PT 70  Rivera, Aureliano. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Apr. 20)

 

 PT 32  Empáran, José de. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Apr. 26)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 69  Gil de Partearroyo, José. Letter to [unknown addressee] (1860, Apr. 27)

Veracruz, Mexico. Draft of letter.
 

 PT 33  Empáran, José de. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Apr. 28)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 38  Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Apr. 29)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 39  Juárez, Benito, 1806-1872. To José Gil de Partearroyo: appointment as Brigadier General and Director of the artillery corps (1860, Apr. 30)

Veracruz, Mexico. Following the above: recording of commission made by various government departments.
 

 PT 37  Lerdo de Tejada, Sebastián, 1823-1889. Letter to José Gil de Partearroyo (1860, Apr. 30)

Veracruz, Mexico.
 

 PT 65  Gil de Partearroyo, José. Letter to [unknown addressee] [1860]

Draft of letter.
 

 PT 82  Miscellaneous military papers (1860-1867)

13 items, including ephemera.
 

 PT 75-77  Zeréga, Francisco. Letters to José Gil de Partearroyo (1861-1862)

3 letters.
 

 PT 45  Meglia, O. F.? Letter to Rafael Cancino (1866, Jan.)

Guatemala. Letter is torn; loss of text, including signature.
 

 PT 42  Macoujet Hermanos (firm) Letter to Rafael Cancino (1868, July 3)

Morelia, Mexico.