Domingo Cabello (gobernador) al comandante general. Barias circunstancias de los undios cumanches orientales.

Serial Number
300-01561
Title
Domingo Cabello (gobernador) al comandante general. Barias circunstancias de los undios cumanches orientales.
Author(s)
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Date
01-27-1786
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar (presidio). April 30, 1786. 7p. Repuesta. Original. Signed. Dct January 27, 1786.
Summary
Reply to request concerning intelligence about the eastern Comanches. Notes that they are fierce, and warlike, yet generous with friends. Describes Comanche ceremonies with buffalo hides and tobacco in detail as well as women's roles in these. Also discusses the eastern Comanches trade of captured horses for arms and powder with western Comanches and other tribes. Mentions that their Actual numbers and military strength as well as the number of rancherias are difficult to determine due to their nomadism. Furthermore, Cabello discusses their geographic location and reports the name of some chiefs. Finally there is a discussion of the character of the chiefs and of the Comanches in general, as well as a description of the electoral system of chiefs. (R. Graham) (1980)
Persons
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Cabeza Rapada (Capitan Comanche)
Camisa de Yerro (Cota de Maya? Capitan Comanche)
El Lobito (Capitan Comanche)
El Sorrillo (Capitan Comanche)
Guinacaraco (Capitan Comanche)
La Boca Partida (Capitan Comanche)
El Espanol (Capitan Comanche)
El Surdo (Capitan Comanche)
El Marco (Capitan Comanche)
El Guayuanguans (Capitan Comanche)
Cota de Maya (Capitan Comanche)
Places
Colorado (Rio)
Nachitos
Misisipi (Rio)
Brazos de Dios (Rio)
Gran Salina (Paraje)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches Orientales
Cumanches Occidentales
Yamparicas
Canses
Guitas
Guirates
Aguaes
Guachitas
Taboayases
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 017 fr. 0417-0420
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 017 fr. 0417-0420.
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