Capitan Joaquin de Orobio y Basterra. Informe concerning expedition to territory of norcoquiza Indians.

Serial Number
210-00052
Title
Capitan Joaquin de Orobio y Basterra. Informe concerning expedition to territory of norcoquiza Indians.
Author(s)
Orobio y Basterra, Joaquin de (Capitan)
Date
07-22-1748
Documentation
Bahia presidio. July 22, 1748. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Orobio y Basterra's informe concerning his expedition to territory of Horcoquiza Indians in order to survey area, choose best sites for missions, etc. Notes lay of land, agricultural possibilities, best areas for irrigation. Learns that year or so before, some Englishmen had landed at Bahia de San Fernando asking for firewood. explores Bahia de San Fernando-Rio Trinidad area. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Orobio y Basterra, Joaquin (Capitan de Bahia Presidio)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
Colorado (Rio)
Trinidad (Rio)
Brazos (Rio)
San Fernando (Bahia)
Naeches (Rio)
Sabinas (Rio)
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Horcoquizas
Franceses
Ingleses
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 019 pp. 095-100
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4675
Rights
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