Domingo de Teran de los Rios, et al. Declaracion concerning Asinay rebellion.

Serial Number
210-00013
Title
Domingo de Teran de los Rios, et al. Declaracion concerning Asinay rebellion.
Author(s)
Teran de los Rios, Domingo de
Date
03-20-1692
Documentation
Santa Margarita de Buenavista. March 20, 1692. Photostat of copy.
Summary
Declaracion of officers concerning Asinay, Cadodacho Indians. Note Asinay rebellion, repeating information found in other declaraciones. State buffalo range infructuoso, range plants unsuitable to livestock. Describe various military endeavors to reconnoiter area, especially rivers. Note fatigue of soldiers, poor state of horseherd, lack of arms, clothing, other supplies. Briefly discuss Cododacho political organization, settlement pattens. Note abandonment of missions among Asinay, inability of Franciscans to convert them. Describe scattered settlement patterns of Asinay, making it hard for missionization, reduccion to take place. Mention custom of Asinay to call each other texa, meaning friend. Describe expedition under command of capitan Martinez, composed of 20 soldiers, 10 muleteers, 300 well-armed Jumano auxiliaries, although Jumanos act more or less independently. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Masanett, Damian (Fray) (OFM)
Bernardino (Gobernador de los Asinays, Leader of Uprising)
Teran de los Rios, Domingo de (Gobernador de Texas)
Martinez, Francisco (Capitan)
Places
Trinidad (Rio)
Santa Margarita de Buenavista (Real)
San Marcos (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Norte (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Asinays
Cadodachos
Jumanos
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 010 pp. 015-031
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4655
Rights
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