Fahuacan Indians request that a settlement be founded near Rio Colorado, request passport to travel to Mexico to petition viceroy.

Serial Number
041-00329
Title
Fahuacan Indians request that a settlement be founded near Rio Colorado, request passport to travel to Mexico to petition viceroy.
Date
00-00-1796
Documentation
El Laredo. 2p. Informe. Duplicado.
Summary
A condensed account of a letter and other correspondence where governor of Nuevo Santander at presidio of Laredo states that a fahuacan captain and 17 Indians showed up requesting that a settlement be established near their territory on banks of Colorado River. Indians request permission to travel to Mexico to present their petitions to viceroy. A negotiator is nominated but Fahuacanes refuse to deal with him (Joachin Mosquera). Document ends abruptly. (T. Cederstrom, October 1986)
Persons
Quixcate
Mosquera, Joachin
Places
Nuevo Santander
Laredo (Presidio)
Colorado (Rio)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Nacogdoches
Ethnic Groups
Fahuacanes
Faguanas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 162-162
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 162-162
Language
Spanish
Notes
Incomplete. Ends abruptly. Following documents, which date to an earlier time period, seem to be supporting evidence in fahuacan case. Exact topic of fahuacanes begins again on frame 250.
Reference Number
2000004
Rights
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