Fray Francisco Hidalgo and fray Manuel Castellano al padre fray Pedro Mesquia. Letter from Franciscans in Texas noting need for military escort of 100 soldiers.

Serial Number
210-00023
Title
Fray Francisco Hidalgo and fray Manuel Castellano al padre fray Pedro Mesquia. Letter from Franciscans in Texas noting need for military escort of 100 soldiers.
Author(s)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray)
Castellano, Manuel (Fray)
Date
10-06-1716
Documentation
N.p. October 6, 1716. Copy.
Summary
Franciscans discuss Texas Indian tribes they are attempting to missionize, including Texas Indians, who are described as ydolattras, tienen Casas de adoracion, y el Fuego Perpetuo en la Casa Principal del ydolo (pg. 189). Request detachment of 100 soldiers be stationed among them. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Sanchez, Benito (OFM)
Margil, Antonio (OFM)
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray)
Castellano, Manuel (Fray)
Mesquia, Pedro (Padre)
Places
San Francisco de los Texas (Mision)
Texas (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Nabeidachos
Neichas
Nacahaos
Naconos
Cadodachos
Nacitos
Nadecos
Naquises
Panis
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 188-191
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4799
Rights
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