Fray Francisco Hidalgo. Testimony of fray Joseph Gonzalez concerning events at San Antonio presidio.

Serial Number
210-00034
Title
Fray Francisco Hidalgo. Testimony of fray Joseph Gonzalez concerning events at San Antonio presidio.
Author(s)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray)
Date
01-14-1724
Documentation
San Antonio de Valero. January 14, 1724. Copy.
Summary
Fray Hidalgo takes testimony of fray Gonzalez concerning Apache peace negotiations and his dispute with capitan Flores. Fray Gonzalez emphasizes poor state of presidio, including lack of supplies, arms, horses, trained men, and notes widespread illness among presidial soldiers throughout Texas. For these reasons, he believed it necessary to deal with Apaches diplomatically. Capitan Flores deposition also included. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Flores, Nicolas (Capitan de San Antonio Presidio)
Gonzalez, Joseph (O.F.M.)
Hidalgo, Francisco (O.F.M.)
Places
San Antonio de Valero (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Adaes (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 010 pp. 118-123
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4660
Rights
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