Fray Pedro de Isamende, and others. Documents concerning request for military escort.

Serial Number
290-00008
Title
Fray Pedro de Isamende, and others. Documents concerning request for military escort.
Author(s)
Isamende, Pedro de (Fray)
Date
00-00-1737
Date
00-00-1739
Documentation
San Francisco de la espada. 1737-1739. Letter. Auto. Peticion. Transcription.
Summary
Fray Isamende petitions gobernador for military escort to protect him while he rounds up pacao, azcahoma Indians, numbering 1737, of whom 88 are Christian, who fled mission after Former gobernador Franquis withdrew 3 soldiers stationed there. Basterra (12/2/1737) orders detachment from Espiritu Santo presidio to accompany Isamende. 9 man escort from San Antonio presidio helps Isamende gather 24 souls back to the fold. Isamende notes mission population of Espada in 1739. Fray Santa Ana notes that thacome Indians, los Mas inconstantes de la tribu y Muy del genio de los panpopas , joined Espada mission in 1736. Gobernador Basterra blames Apache hostilities for mission unrest. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Basterra, Prudencio de (Gobernador de Texas)
Franquis, Carlos (Former Gobernador de Texas)
Isamende, Pedro de (Fray)
Santa Ana (Fray)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
San Francisco de la Espada (Mision)
Bahia de Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Pacaos
Azcahomas
Apaches
Thacames
Panpopas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Nacogdoches arch. 2q292 839 v. 001 pp. 041-048
Original Location
TXA, Nacodoches, Texas. TXA. Nacogdoches Arch.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4235
Rights
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