Fray Jose Abad, Marques de Aranda (fiscal). Proposal to found a mission for the orcoquisos.

Serial Number
300-00282
Title
Fray Jose Abad, Marques de Aranda (fiscal). Proposal to found a mission for the orcoquisos.
Author(s)
Aranda, Marques de (Fiscal)
Abad, Jose (Fray)
Date
11-00-1759
Date
03-00-1760
Documentation
Nuestra Senora de la Cruz de orcoquisa; Mexico (Ciudad). November 1759-March, 1760. Letter. Decreto. Copy.
Summary
Includes three documents. First, written by Abad, details why a presidio should be established for Orcoquisos on trinity River (obviously there is already a settlement there). His discussions include architecture, wildlife, plant life, French threat, richness of land and propagation of faith. Second letter is positive recommendation of fiscal, third, decree of viceroy establishing the site. (M. Bowman) (1979)
Persons
Martos de Navarrete, Angel, (Gobernador)
Lampen (Frances)
Barrio y Jauregui, Jacinto del
Miranda, Bernando de
Aranda, Marques de (Fiscal)
Gorraez, Joseph de
Abad, Jose (Fray)
Places
Santa Rosa del Alcasar
Trinidad (Rio)
Adais (Presidio)
Nuestra Senora de la Luz de Orcoquisa
Cuernavaca
Mexico (Ciudad)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Orcoquisos
Atacapaces
Vidais
Piluras
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 009 fr. 0850-0860
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 009 fr. 0850-0860
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6749
Rights
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