Testimonio del titulo de governador y instrucciones que se le dio a don Martin de Alarcon para la entrada que hizo en la provincia de los Tejas.

Serial Number
041-04210
Title
Testimonio del titulo de governador y instrucciones que se le dio a don Martin de Alarcon para la entrada que hizo en la provincia de los Tejas.
Author(s)
Valero, Marques de
Date
12-19-1716
Date
03-21-1720
Documentation
Mexico. December 19, 1716, March 21, 1720. 40p.autos, instrucciones. Transcriptions.
Summary
Alarcon is assigned the post of governor and the command of the colonization of Texas. The aims of this enterprise are the elimination of foreign trade (mainly French) and expansion of the Spanish one. General instructions for the expedition, and later colonization of the area and reduccion of Indians are given. They emphasize the need to found two villages in the area to prevent the meddling of foreign traders in the coast of the seno Mexicano and the main navigable rivers. (A. Nielsen, November 1989)
Persons
Zuniga y Guzman Sotomayor, Baltasar de
Valero, Marques de
Alarcon, Martin de (Sargento Mayor)
Theran, Domingo
Aviles, Antonio de (Teniente)
Luna y Gorraes, Pedro de (Mariscal)
Pardo, Isidro Nicolas (Contador)
San Buenaventura, Antonio de (Fray)
Marfil, Antonio (Fray)
Places
Tejas (Provincia)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
San Antonio (Rio)
Guadalupe
San Marcos
San Bernardo (Lago)
Seno Mexicano
Coaguila
Saltillo (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 183 ff. 154-173
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 183 ff. 154-173
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18300007
Rights
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