Mission Establishment

Junta de guerra. Junta de guerra concerning French in Texas.

Serial Number
210-00025
Title
Junta de guerra. Junta de guerra concerning French in Texas.
Author(s)
Junta de Guerra
Date
12-02-1716
Documentation
Mexico. December 2, 1716. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
Junta de guerra concerning French in Texas. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Urrutia, Joseph (Capitan) (Spaniard Raised By Texas Indians)
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Texas
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 163-178
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4646
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Urrutia
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-02-1716
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15945
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Don Velasco. Resumen general de los autos sobre noticias, informes y escritos desde 1688 a 1716 sobre la necesidad de poblar la region entre Texas y la movila, etc.

Serial Number
210-00024
Title
Don Velasco. Resumen general de los autos sobre noticias, informes y escritos desde 1688 a 1716 sobre la necesidad de poblar la region entre Texas y la movila, etc.
Author(s)
Don Velasco
Date
11-30-1716
Documentation
Mexico. November 30, 1716. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
Review of colonization, missionization of Provincia de Texas from time of Alonso de Leon to 1716. Texas, Caodaches Indians described as mas politica in province, sowing many crops. Population of area estimated to be un million. Indian groups between Coahuila and the land of Texas Indians listed (See 201). Texas Indians belief in afterlife briefly described. Missionaries claimes that early soldiers set bad example for Texas Indians, mistreating them and stealing their women. Franciscan missionary efforts delineated. Texas disatisfaction with Spaniards, abandonment of missions in 1693 noted. French trade with Indians mentioned. Texas Indians had 11 pueblos, chocta (choctaw) Indians outside of Movila had 32, Nache Indians had 11. Flora, fauna, agriculture of eastern Texas described, where Indians caultibando la tierra con las quixadas de los benados. Indians live in wooden houses, sleep on raised beds and farm en Comun. Indian enemies of Texas- Apaches, Yojuanes, Cubipanes, Canas- noted. Absence of pulgue, otras bebidas, but presnece of Peyote among Texas Indians mentioned. Province continually described as very fertile. Indian use of wild fruits, walnuts, acorns noted. Lead mines near Texas Indians mentioned. Force of 60 soldiers needed for conquest, colonization of Texas, to be gathered from other presidios of Nueva Vizcaya. Apparently, fiscal doesn't think much of idea. Excellent summary of early Texas history, including Leon, Ramon entradas. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Leon, Alonso de (Capitan)
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan)
San Denis, Luis de (French Soldier, Explorer)
Jalou, Medar (French Explorer)
Velasco
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Movila (French Settlement)
San Marcos (Rio)
San Francisco de los Texas (Mision)
Rojo (Rio)
San Juan (French Fort)
Coahuila (Provincia)
Casas Grandes (Presidio)
Paso (Presidio)
Nuevo Mexico (Presidio)
Conchos (Presidio)
Gallo (Presidio)
Pasaje (Presidio)
Cerrogordo (Presidio)
Sinaloa (Presidio)
Santa Catharina (Presidio)
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
Coahuila (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Franceses
Caodaches
Alasapas
Jacaguintes
Panchagues
Mescales
Apaches
Yojuanes
Cubipanes
Canas
Naches
Chactas
Natchitoches
Yoricas
Chomenes
Sanaques
Sanaianes
Apus
Pantalbes
Paaces
Patcales
Papanacas
Chaguanes
Payavanes
Patabos
Sanpanales
Paquachiamos
Putaays
Manicos
Gerezs
Atajals
Tilpayays
Cabias
Semomanes
Saraguames
Pulacmanes
Asaus
Toaas
Tohos
Emaus
Cabas
Sanpanasus
Apaixames
Manames
Meruanes
Nasonites
Nateaus
Yatas
Nachetoos
Natsoos
Patsanes
Paachiques
Chaguatapas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 126-163
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4645
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Leon
Ramon
San Denis
Jalou
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-30-1716
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15944
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Fray Francisco Hidalgo and fray Manuel Castellano al padre fray Pedro Mesquia. Letter from Franciscans in Texas noting need for military escort of 100 soldiers.

Serial Number
210-00023
Title
Fray Francisco Hidalgo and fray Manuel Castellano al padre fray Pedro Mesquia. Letter from Franciscans in Texas noting need for military escort of 100 soldiers.
Author(s)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray)
Castellano, Manuel (Fray)
Date
10-06-1716
Documentation
N.p. October 6, 1716. Copy.
Summary
Franciscans discuss Texas Indian tribes they are attempting to missionize, including Texas Indians, who are described as ydolattras, tienen Casas de adoracion, y el Fuego Perpetuo en la Casa Principal del ydolo (pg. 189). Request detachment of 100 soldiers be stationed among them. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Sanchez, Benito (OFM)
Margil, Antonio (OFM)
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray)
Castellano, Manuel (Fray)
Mesquia, Pedro (Padre)
Places
San Francisco de los Texas (Mision)
Texas (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Nabeidachos
Neichas
Nacahaos
Naconos
Cadodachos
Nacitos
Nadecos
Naquises
Panis
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 188-191
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4799
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Hidalgo
Castellano
Person Last Name
Sanchez
Margil
Ramon
Hidalgo
Castellano
Mesquia
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-06-1716
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15943
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Capitan Domingo Ramon, and others. Documents concerning Ramon's entrada into Texas to found missions among Texas Indians, 1716.

Serial Number
210-00021
Title
Capitan Domingo Ramon, and others. Documents concerning Ramon's entrada into Texas to found missions among Texas Indians, 1716.
Author(s)
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan)
Date
02-00-1716
Date
07-00-1716
Documentation
Texas presidio and other places. February-July, 1716. Informe. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
Documents concerning Ramon's entrada into Provincia de Texas to establish missions among Texas Indians. Included are both Ramon's diario and Franciscans' diario of expedition. Indians groups, agricultural products, geography, Flora, fauna of province noted. Numerous buffalo hunts mentioned. Ramon and Franciscans also both write informes to virrey concerning reasons for establishment of missions. Indian enemies as well as allies of Texas Indians mentioned. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan)
Ramon, Diego (Sargento Mayor) (Capitan Ramon'S Father)
Feliz de Espinosa, Isidro (Fray) (OFM)
Saens de San Antonio, Mathias (Fray) (OFM)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray) (OFM)
Santa Maria y Mendoza, Pedro de (OFM) (Fray)
Bergara, Gabriel de (Fray) (OFM)
Patron, Augustin (Fray) (OFM)
Sanchez, Benito (Fray) (OFM)
Castellano, Manuel (Fray) (OFM)
Places
Saltillo (Villa)
Nueces (Rio)
Grande del Norte (Rio)
Medina (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Trinidad (Rio)
Nacohes (Pueblo)
San Francisco (Mision)
Aynai (Pueblo)
Nacodoches (Pueblo)
Texas (Provincia, Also Called Asinay)
Purisima Concepcion (Mision)
Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Texas (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Pataguas
Yeruijuames
Texas
Nazonios
Nacadoches
Apaches
Juanes
Chiripanes
Chanes
Naichas
Nabeitdachos
Naconos
Nacaichas
Franceses
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 060-116
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4643
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ramon
Ramon
Feliz de Espinosa
Saens de San Antonio
Hidalgo
Santa Maria y Mendoza
Bergara
Patron
Sanchez
Castellano
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
1716
End Date (repacked)
07-00-1716
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15941
ISO 369-1 Language code
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Fray Gregorio, Ossorio, and others. Autos, informe concerning establishment missions in Junta de Los Rios area.

Serial Number
210-00017
Title
Fray Gregorio, Ossorio, and others. Autos, informe concerning establishment missions in Junta de Los Rios area.
Author(s)
Ossorio, Gregorio (Fray)
Date
06-03-1715
Date
07-12-1715
Documentation
N.p. June 3-July 12, 1715. Letter. Informe. Auto.
Summary
From Julimes. (T. Sheridan) (1977) los Rios pueblos (8 within 6 leagues of each other), accompanied by escort of 30 soldiers, 20 Indian auxiliaries from Julimes. See also DRSW 3026, 3027, 3028. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Osorio, Gregorio (Fray) (OFM)
Garcia, Juan Antonio (Fray) (OFM)
Santa Cruz, Juan de (Gobernador de Nueva Vizcaya)
Linares, Duque de (Virrey)
Arranegui, Joseph de (Fray) (OFM)
Ramirez, Andres (Fray) (OFM)
Cruz, Antonio de la (Indian Gobernador de Julimes)
Beasoain, Joseph de (Capitan de Conchos Presidio)
Places
San Francisco de la Junta de los Rios (Mision)
Norte (Rio)
Conchos (Rio)
San Antonio de Julimes (Pueblo)
San Francisco de Cuellar (Real)
San Pablo (Pueblo)
Santa Cruz (Pueblo)
San Pedro de Conchos (Pueblo)
Conchos (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Sinsibles
Chisos
Chinarras
Cocoyomes
Acoclames
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 001 pp. 187-214
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande Leg. 0094 no. 19 ff. 187-214
Other Location
AZTM, Agn., Mexico. Historia. V. 0020 exp. 016-017
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4797
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Osorio
Garcia
Santa Cruz
Linares
Arranegui
Ramirez
Cruz
Beasoain
Beginning Date Month
June
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-03-1715
End Date (repacked)
07-12-1715
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15937
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Luis de San Denis. Documents concerning San Denis' journey thru Texas.

Serial Number
210-00015
Title
Luis de San Denis. Documents concerning San Denis' journey thru Texas.
Author(s)
San denis, Luis de
Date
00-00-1713
Date
00-00-1715
Documentation
Mexico. 1713-1715. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
San Denis authorized by French authorities in Louisiana to travel to Texas to buy livestock (9/12/1713). He and 24 French canadians go from Louisiana to presidio del Norte. Capitan Ramon sends Frenchmen to Mexico City. Spaniards take San Denis' declaracion of his journey, noting his encounters with various Indian groups, especially Texas Indians (6/6/1715). Fiscal (8/15/1715) informs virrey of situation, implying that San Denis is French Spy. Junta de guerra (8/22/1715) discusses French threat and recommends reestablishment of missions among Texas Indians. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
San Denis, Luis de (French Soldier, Explorer)
Rivera, Ramon de la (Capitan del Norte Presidio)
Bernardino (Gobernador of Asinay Indians)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fray) (OFM)
Urrutia, Joseph (Capitan)
Ramon, Diego (Capitan de San Juan Bautista Presidio)
Salinas Varaona, Gregorio de (Capitan de Galvez Presidio)
Places
Louisiana (Luiciana)(Provincia)
Movila
San Juan (French Fort)
Mississippi (Rio)
Rojo (Rio)
Grande del Norte (Rio)
Navenacho (Asinay Pueblo)
Nacao (Asinay Pueblo)
Namidi (Asinay Pueblo)
Nacocodoch (Asinay Pueblo)
Ainay (Asinay Pueblo)
Nadococo (Asinay Pueblo)
Nasony (Asinay Pueblo)
Nacitos (Asinay Pueblo)
Nachoos (Asinay Pueblo)
CadOjedacho (Asinay Pueblo)
Asinay (Cabecera Of Asinay Nacion)
Mississippi (Rio)
Paspaugula (Indian Pueblo)
Bilocsialiades (Indian Pueblo)
Santa Maria de Galvez (Pensacola) (Presidio)
San Juan Bautista del Rio del Norte (Presidio)
Movila
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Tonicas
Nachitoches
Asinays
Texas
Naches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 026-044
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4640
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
San Denis
Rivera
Bernardino
Hidalgo
Urrutia
Ramon
Salinas Varaona
Beginning Date (repacked)
1713
End Date (repacked)
1715
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15935
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Juan Antonio Balthasar. Carta circular, los padres provinciales de la asistencia de Espana en Europa.

Serial Number
190-00004
Title
Juan Antonio Balthasar. Carta circular, los padres provinciales de la asistencia de Espana en Europa.
Author(s)
Balthasar, Juan Antonio (Provincial, S.J.)
Date
05-15-1752
Documentation
Mexico. May 15, 1752. 10p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
After the Pima revolt of 1751, the procurators of New Spain were sent to Rome and Spain to lobby for more missionaries. This letter accompanies them. It is of little substance, but interesting in regards the politics involved. It notes the dire need of making more conversions north of the Colorado River and in California. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Balthasar, Juan Antonio (Provincial, S.J.)
Kino, Eusebio Francisco (S.J.)
Saeta, Francisco Xavier (S.J.)
Places
Mexico
Espana
Pimeria
Colorado (Rio)
Gila (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Yumas
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0216
Original Location
BNE, Madrid.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4482
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Balthasar
Kino
Saeta
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-15-1752
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15909
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Juan Baptista de Anza al senor coronel don Juan de Pineda. Sobre fundir una mision en Tucson.

Serial Number
180-00011
Title
Juan Baptista de Anza al senor coronel don Juan de Pineda. Sobre fundir una mision en Tucson.
Author(s)
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Date
05-10-1770
Documentation
Tubac. May 10, 1770. 2p. Letter. Transcription.
Summary
Anza was able to persuade all but 3 families in Tucson to remain there, on condition that a mission be established. Reminded that they had not previously wanted one, they denied this, saying that they had made repeated requests to the missionaries. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Pineda, Juan de (Coronel)
Places
Tubac (Presidio)
Tucson
San Xavier del Bac (Mision)
Gila (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0231
Original Location
BN, Mexico, Leg. 0053
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4364
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Anza
Pineda
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-10-1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15901
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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Fr. Juan Crespi. Carta la padre guardian, fr. Juan Andres, sobre su viaje de la mision de la s. Concepcion al puerto de San Diego.

Serial Number
150-00004
Title
Fr. Juan Crespi. Carta la padre guardian, fr. Juan Andres, sobre su viaje de la mision de la s. Concepcion al puerto de San Diego.
Author(s)
Crespi, Juan
Date
00-00-1769
Documentation
Puerto de San Diego. 1769. 21p. Orig. Sgnd. Photo.
Summary
Crespi tells of his departure from the mission de la Santisima Concepcion in February 26, 1769, and of his arrival in the puerto de San Diego. Includes a brief description of native inhabitants and the suitability of one of the surrounding villages and its plain for settlement and cultivation. The heathens are poor- describes dress. Ends by asking guardian for additional supplies. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Andres, Juan
Crespi, Juan
Places
Monte Rey
San Diego (Puerto)
Concepcion (Mision) Concepcion
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0067 folder 002-b
Original Location
ASB, Santa Barbara, California.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1531
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Andres
Crespi
Beginning Date (repacked)
1769
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15886
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es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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El rey al don Juan Francisco de Guemes y Horcasitas, virrey sobre establecer missiones en Texas.

Serial Number
150-00001
Title
El rey al don Juan Francisco de Guemes y Horcasitas, virrey sobre establecer missiones en Texas.
Date
04-16-1748
Documentation
April 16, 1748. 3pp. Cpy. Photo.
Summary
Concerns the request of four captains of the naciones Yoguanes, Deadoses, Mayeyes, y Rancheria Grande, for the establishment of missions and the administration of the sacraments. They also requested military protection. Franciscans given control over these parishes. The natives are to be converted and then settled. Tone of respect for Indian populations, especially those of the Rio Grande and Texas areas, is significant. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Guemes y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco de (Virrey)
Ortiz, Francisco Xavier
Valenciano, Juan Antonio
Places
San Xavier
Grande del Norte (Rio)
Texas
Ethnic Groups
Yoquanes
Deadosos
Mayeyes
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0067 folder 001
Original Location
ASB, Santa Barbara, California.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1529
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Guemes y Horcasitas
Ortiz
Valenciano
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-16-1748
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15883
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