Domingo Cabello (gobernador) to de Croix (comandante general). Reports on visit of Texas Indians.

Serial Number
300-00995
Title
Domingo Cabello (gobernador) to de Croix (comandante general). Reports on visit of Texas Indians.
Author(s)
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Date
08-20-1779
Documentation
Bexar. August 20, 1779. 10p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Texas Indians went to Bexar to discuss an attack on Apaches. de Mezieres, who is ill with a tumor, was supposed to lead them. However the Indians and a group of Criollos from Natchitoches request Spanish help and Cabello's leadership. Cabello asks de Croix that a squadron be sent to Rio Grande, and also for a decision on the matter. Also discusses surgery performed on de Mezieres, and accomodations given to visitors. (R. Graham) (1979)
Persons
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
De Croix (Comandante General)
Meszieres, Atanasio de (Coronel)
Granados, Pedro (Sargento)
Texita (Capitan)
Pintado (Capitan, de Mesieres)
Mocho (Capitan Tancaro)
Freno, Juan Baptista (Carpintero)
Garza (Padre)
Jil y Barba, Antonio
Places
Bexar
Texas (Provincia)
Mexico
Bucareli (Pueblo)
Adaes (Presidio Extinguido)
Luisiana (Provincia)
Chihuahua
Nachitoches (Villa)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Apaches
Tahuacanes
Taboyas
Aguages
Tancabos
Orcoquizas
Vidais
Mayeyes
Cocos
Franceses
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 013 fr. 0321-0326
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 013 fr. 0321-0326
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6529
Rights
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