BLANCPAIN, JOSEPH

BID Number
19260
Death
1756 Feb 05: MEXICO CITY/DIED IN PRISON
Occupation
1754 Oct: TEXAS/INDIAN TRADER
1755 Feb: MEXICO CITY/INTERROGATED
Ethnicity
FRENCH
Notes
1754 : TRADED WITH INDIANS ON LOWER TRINITY RIVER IN DEFIANCE OF SPANISH. ARRESTED WITH HIM WERE ELIAS GEORGE, ANTONIO DE LAS FARS (FRENCH) AND TWO BLACKS. 1755 : BLANCPAIN STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN AN INDIAN INTERPRETER FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF LOUISIANA, HAD A TRADING POST AT NATCHITOCHEE AND LIVED ON HIS PLANTATION 22 LEAGUES FROM NEW ORLEANS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
Source
NAVARRO GARCIA
Sources
NAVARRO GARCIA: DON JOSE DEL GALVEZ Y LA COMANDANCIA ... (1964) MORFI: HISTORY OF TEXAS (1935) CASTANEDA: THE MISSION ERA (1939) BOLTON: TEXAS IN THE MIDDLE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (1970) WEDDLE: THE SAN SABA MISSION, SPANISH PIVOT IN TEXAS (1964) BANNON: THE SPANISH BORDERLANDS FRONTIER (1970)
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