Marques de Altamira. Estado de la provincia de Texas.

Serial Number
210-00044
Title
Marques de Altamira. Estado de la provincia de Texas.
Author(s)
Altamira, Marques de
Date
03-06-1744
Documentation
Mexico. March 6, 1744. Informe. Transcription.
Summary
Detailed description of geography of Texas (and north America in general, from Canada to isthmus of Panama) and its history including- discussion of French colonies, French-Indian relations; location/number of troops of Texas presidios; brief description Texas found, Flora; first explorers; Frenchmen in Texas; Spanish responses to French, military activities, including founding of missions, presidios; fertility of land and possibilities of trade with Vera Cruz via Bahia del Espiritu Santo; quality of presidial soldiers; French-Spanish relations. See also DRSW serial 4633. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Leon, Alonso de
Cavalier de la Sala, Roberto (French Explorer)
San Denis, Luis de (Frenchman)
Jolot, Medac (Frenchman)
Places
Santiago de la Monclova (Villa)
Sabinas (Rio)
Coahuila (Provincia)
San Francisco (Presidio)
Sacramento (Presidio)
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
San Pedro (Rio)
San Antonio (Rio)
San Bernardo (Bahia, Commonly Called Bahia de Espiritu Santo)
Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adaes (Presidio, Capital de Texas)
San Juan Bautista de Nochitos (Nachites, French Fort)
Medina (Rio)
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
San Fernando (Villa)
Cadodachos (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Nacogdoches arch. 2q292 839 v. 001 pp. 106-150
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Other Location
TXU. Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El Grande 2q248 835 V. 003 pp. 050-067 TXA. Nacogdoches Arch.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4685
Rights
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