Documents concerning reciprocal trade between Louisiana and Texas and on the equipping of a port on the coast of the latter.

Serial Number
041-04192
Title
Documents concerning reciprocal trade between Louisiana and Texas and on the equipping of a port on the coast of the latter.
Author(s)
Croix, Cavallero de
Mesieres, Atanasio de (Coronel)
Date
09-23-1778
Date
10-07-1779
Documentation
Chihuahua. September 23, 1778. 182p. Letters. Informes. Originals. Signed. Copies.
Summary
Concerns different jurisdictions in province of Texas, settlers, governments and enemy Indian tribes in region; contains descriptions of fertility of presidio and mission lands in region; fairly extensive information on Indian populations and lands inhabited by them; also concerns Demesieres' campaign in north and broadening of frontier boundaries encroaching further on Indian lands (Tavoayases); problem of Indian hostilities in Coahuila province addressed and its relationship with residents of Louisiana trading with hostile Indians discussed; contains letters from Demesieres to Galvez describing his trip north with detailed descriptions of lands around Colorado, Trinidad, and Brazos rivers; includes descriptions of Indian tribes of region (friendly and hostile), dress, agriculture and in particular deals with Tuacanas and Tancagues; Mesieres suggests founding settlement of Spaniards and Tlaxcaltecas as key to northern regions to open possibilities for trade and to better deal with hostile tribes (Comanches and Osages) and also to impede any further expansion of English into area. (K. Hubin, June, 1990)
Persons
Galvez, Joseph de
Croix, Cavallero de
Casafuerte, Marques de (Virrey)
Ruby, Marques de
Mesieres, Atanasio de (Coronel)
Galvez, Bernardo de (Gobernador)
Ortiz Parrilla, Diego (Coronel)
Garza, Franzisco Jose de la (Fray)
Fermina, Anttonio (Teniente)
Menchaca, Jose de (Teniente)
Ybardo, Antonio Gil (Capitan)
Trujillo, Nepomuceno
Bonillo, Antonio
Ripperda, Baron de
Salle, Roberto de la
Mocho (Indio)
Cavello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Places
Luisiana
Texas
Salinas (Rio)
Chihuahua
Nuevas Filipinas
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
San Fernando (Villa)
Canarias (Islas)
San Antonio Valero (Mision)
Concepcion (Mision)
San Joseph de Aguayo (Mision)
San Juan Capistrano (Mision)
San Francisco de la Espada (Mision)
San Antonio (Rio)
Queretaro
San Joseph (Mision)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Canada
Espiritu Santo (Mision)
Rosario (Mision)
Nueces (Rio)
Gila (Rio)
Nuevo Mexico
Culebra (Isla)
Matagorda (Puerto)
Dios, Brazos de (Rio)
Tovoro (Isla)
Orcoquizas (Presidio)
Atoyaque (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Pilar de Bucarely, Nuestra Senora del
Trinidad (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Natchitoches (Camino)
Nechas (Rio)
Angelinas (Rio)
Coahuila
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Nueva Vizcaya
Sonora
Bermejo (Rio)
Natchitoches (Presidio)
Nueva Orleans
Tortuga (Paraje)
San Teodoro (Pueblo)
San Bernardo (Pueblo)
Misiones (Rio)
Grande (Rio)
Laredo
San Sabas (Presidio)
San Luis (Rio)
San Andres (Rio)
Micissipi (Rio)
Missuris (Rio)
San Luis
Arispe
Savinas (Rio)
Dolores, Nuestra Senora de los (Mision)
Nacogdoches
San Pedro de los Navedachos
San Xavier (Rio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Santa Cruz (Fuerte)
Animas
Inglaterra
Tampico
Campeche
Adaes
Dolores, Nuestra Senora de los (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Carancaguaces
Cujanes
Cocos
Copanes
Lipanes
Orcoquizas
Lovanillos
Aix
Navidachos
Ainais
Asinais
Nacogdochitos
Aixitos
Quitseis
Osages
Cododachos
Tancagues
Tavoayases
Taguacanas
Yscanis
Ovichitas
Aovages
Panis-Nahas
Comanches
Arcanzas
Aricadas
Ayoves
Octatas
Cancer (?)
Misuris
Guazas
Apaches
Ingleses
Tuacanas
Izcanis
Xaranames
Taobayaces
Tlaxcaltecas
Aavages
Mahas
Nasones
Hinoeses
Hascaltecas
Texas
Vidais
Nadacogs (?)
Atacapas
Navcoachos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 182 ff. 128-219
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 182 ff. 128-219
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18200002
Rights
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