New rules for presidios for consolidation at San Antonio de Bexar and consolidation of four missions, Texas.

Serial Number
041-00360
Title
New rules for presidios for consolidation at San Antonio de Bexar and consolidation of four missions, Texas.
Author(s)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Date
03-01-1773
Documentation
Mexico. March 1, 1773. 4p. Reglamentos. Copy.
Summary
King of Spain orders closing of four missions; that religious relics be gathered by governor and held until their fate be decided upon. Orders consolidation of the following at presidio of San Antonio de Bexar. Vezions of the missions are ordered to move to Villa de San Fernando, near presidio of San Antonio de Bexar. Land and water to be given to those that had it before without hurting residents of San Fernando. A smaller fort is to be built on far Side of Arroyo del Zibolo, near San Antonio. Military officers (presidio commanders) are to be incorporated as lieutenants in new company at San Antonio. General instruction in proper performance of office of governor. Governor ordered to report weekly progress to captain of presidio of San Juan Baptista del Rio Grande. (T. Cederstrom, March 1987)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
O'conor, Hugo
Ripperda, Baron de
Cordova, Cristobal de
Orandai, Joaquin de
Gonzalez, Josef
Rodriguez, Vicente
Places
Colegio de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas
Colegio de Nuestra Senora de los Adaes (Mision)
Dolores, Nuestra Senora de los (Mision)
Nacodoches, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de (Mision)
Orcoquiza, Nuestra Senora de la Lus del (Mision)
Bexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Fernando, San (Villa)
Zibola, Arroyo de
Espiritu Santo, la Bahia de (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Potosi, San Luis
Carmen, Real Campo de Nuestra Senora del
San Juan Baptista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 224-235
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 224-235
Language
Spanish
Notes
Note from compiler on f. 0225 identifying this document as expediente no. 4.
Reference Number
2000035
Rights
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