Domingo Cabello (gobernador) to de Croix (comandante general). Concerns a visit by de meszieres and 25 tancagues.

Serial Number
300-01052
Title
Domingo Cabello (gobernador) to de Croix (comandante general). Concerns a visit by de meszieres and 25 tancagues.
Author(s)
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Date
10-19-1779
Documentation
Bexar. October 19, 1779. 27p. Letter. Original. Signed. Dct September 25-October 19, 1779.
Summary
Concerns a visit by de Meszieres who was accompanied by 25 Tancagues. While those were there, some Lipanes arrived to visit Cabello. Lipanes camped 8 leagues from Bexar until Cabello gave Tancagues safe Passage to Rio Colorado. Mentions that strength of Bexar is weak and that vecinos had to make-up escort. Discusses ceremony in which Tancague chief, el Mocho was given a medal and baston and says he will be glad to do so for other chiefs from northern tribes. Discusses fire signals used by Lipanes and mentions that Meszieres had diarrhea. (R. Graham) (1979)
Persons
Meszieres, Atanasio de (Teniente Coronel)
Mocho (Capitan Tancague) Counbiera, Andres
Cubbelo, Joseph Antonio (Alcalde) Menchaca, Francisco
El Joyoso (Capitan Lipan)
Joseph Chiquito (Capitan Lipan)
De Croix
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Places
Bexar
Colorado (Rio)
Viejo (Punto)
San Xavier (Camino)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Fierro (Loma)
Ethnic Groups
Tancagues
Lipanes
Taboayaseses
Ouaes
Taguacanes
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 013 fr. 0533-0546
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 013 fr. 0533-0546
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6569
Rights
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