Journals from teniente Martinez and Leon for virrey concerning the exploration of Rio San Marcos a la baya del Espiritu Santo

Serial Number
041-04200
Title
Journals from teniente Martinez and Leon for virrey concerning the exploration of Rio San Marcos a la baya del Espiritu Santo
Author(s)
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador)
Martinez, Francisco (Teniente)
Date
03-23-1689
Documentation
Coahuila. March 23, 1689. 52p. Informes, journals. Originals.
Summary
Series of documents concerning the exploration of the Rio de San Marcos to the Baya of the Espiritu Santo by Martinez. Other journals by Alonso de Leon. He is giving a Saint name to every Arroyo, Rio, Valle they find. They also refer to the encounters with the Indians and the gifts they gave them. Usually a horse, jewels, and some cloths. The Spaniards met the gobernador of the Texas Indians. Their impression was that the Indians were very clean and on that occasion they ate tamales de maiz y atole. Alonso de Leon refers to the first celebration of Corpus in Texas in the year 1690. He also mentions how they rescue French people. In the big rancherias they try to count the Indians some group of Indians were up to 490. Leon refers to the astrolabe used to used to observe the sun for orientation including astronomical notes on folio 434. Leon discovers the Bahia de Espiritu Santo. (D. Bautista, July 1990)
Persons
Monclova, Conde de (Virrey)
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador)
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador)
Theran de los Rios, Domingo (Gobernador)
Garcia, Francisco
Trevino, Gaspar
Reyes, Marcos de los
Galvez, Conde de (Virrey)
Venavides, Frances de (Capitan)
Muni, Pedro (Frances)
Massanet, Damian (Fray)
Falon, Roberto (Frances)
Falon, Magdalena (Francesa)
Larcheberg de Baionne, Jean
Places
Coahuila
San Marcos (Rio)
Espiritu Santo
San Gaspar
Nueces (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Chapa (Arroyo)
Robalos (Arroyo)
Medina (Rio)
Nueva Vizcaya
San Miguel Arcangel (Rio)
Monclova
San Sebastian (Valle)
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Bravo (Rio)
Veracruz
Florida
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Texas
Hapes
Jumenes
Xiabus
Mexcales
Military Groups
Coahuila, Compania
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 182 ff. 414-440
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 182 ff. 414-440
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18200010
Rights
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