Request for establishment of a presidio in north of Texas

Serial Number
041-00340
Title
Request for establishment of a presidio in north of Texas
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
07-06-1772
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar. July 6, 1772. 4p. Letter. Signed
Summary
Request by Ripperda for establishment of a presidio to protect northern border. Cites problems with Panis-Mahas and Tavayas, supported by English, as a reason for such a presidio. Cites also economic and commercial benefit of presidio. (T. Cederstrom, February 1987).
Persons
Mezieres, Athanasio de
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursula, Antonio Maria
Places
Missuris (Rio)
Natchitoches (Presidio)
Adaes (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Yngleses
Panis-Mahas
Tavayas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 186-187
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 186-187
Language
Spanish
Notes
Note from compiler of Vol. 20 that expediente no. 5 ends with this document.
Reference Number
2000015
Rights
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