Fray Damian Masanet, et al. Letter requesting more soldiers to guard Franciscan missions in Texas.

Serial Number
210-00010
Title
Fray Damian Masanet, et al. Letter requesting more soldiers to guard Franciscan missions in Texas.
Author(s)
Masanet, Damian (Fray)
Date
11-03-1691
Documentation
N.p. November 3, 1691. Peticion. Copy.
Summary
Franciscans request more soldiers to guard missions in Texas, noting widespread theft of livestock perpetrated by guatsa Indians living around Bahia del Espiritu Santo. Guatsas, in rebellion against Spaniards, apparently influencing Texas Indians to do same. 8 soldiers who form mission guard lack weapons and 4 are sick. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Masanet, Damian (Fray) (OFM)
Teran, Domingo (Gobernador de Texas)
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Texas (Provincia)
Cadodacho (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Guatsas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 009 pp. 137-139
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4800
Rights
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