Domingo Cabello to Jose Antonio Rengel. Failure to establish mission for Indians, due to French activities on the Angelina river.

Serial Number
300-01580
Title
Domingo Cabello to Jose Antonio Rengel. Failure to establish mission for Indians, due to French activities on the Angelina river.
Author(s)
Cabello, Domingo
Date
03-18-1786
Documentation
Bexar. March18, 1786. 7p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Father Reyes has unsuccessfully attempted to reduce to missions Indians at Atacoso. There is a Frenchman in the area who is envolved in illicit trading on the Angelina River with Cocos, Mayeyes, etc. Mentions that Atacapas and Apeluzas are also engaged with illicit trade with Indians. Also states that Lipanes are involved and are arming themselves with guns and powder. (R. Graham) (1980)
Persons
Cabello, Domingo
Rengel, Jose Antonio
Gil Ybarbo, Antonio
Reyes, Jose Mariano (Padre)
Places
Nagcodoches (Pueblo)
Atacoso (Paraje)
Luiciana (Provincia)
Angelina (Rio)
Bexar
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Orcoquizacs
Cocos
Mayeyes
Carancaguases
Lipanes
Atacapas
Apeluzas
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 017 fr. 0328-0331
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 017 fr. 0328-0331
Rights
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