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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Antonio Maria Martinez Letters, 1817-1819



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Martínez, Antonio María, -1823
Title: Antonio Maria Martinez letters
Dates: 1817-1819
Abstract: The Antonio María Martínez Letters, 1817-1819, document Martínez's administration of Spanish military forces in Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02298
Extent: 2 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Antonio María Martínez (d. 1823) was born in Andujar, Spain, and served in the Spanish Army before becoming the last governor of Spanish Texas in 1817. He surrendered to Agustin De Iturbide, emperor of the newly independent state of Mexico, in 1822. Martínez died a year later in Mexico City.

Source: Goodwyn, Frank. "Martínez, Antonio María," Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed February 10, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fma65.

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Scope and Contents

The Antonio María Martínez Letters, 1817-1819, document Martínez's administration of Spanish military forces in Texas. Martínez's letters chronicle his attempts to maintain troop morale and the control of military garrisons against the real and perceived threats of Mexican rebels, Native Americans, and the United States.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Martínez, Antonio María, -1823
Subjects
Military administration
Politics and government
Wars of Independence (Mexico : 1810-1821)
Places
Mexico
New Spain
Spain

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Antonio Maria Martinez Letters, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1932

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2R94 [SRH1230011398] Letters, part 1, 1817-1819
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2R95 [SRH1230011389] Letters, part 1, 1817-1819
Letters, part 2, 1817-1819

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