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Marques de Aguayo, and others. Copies of documents concerning proposed expedition to Gran Quivira.

Serial Number: 
210-00016
Title: 
Marques de Aguayo, and others. Copies of documents concerning proposed expedition to Gran Quivira.
Author(s): 
Aguayo, Marques de
Date: 
01-00-1715
Date: 
01-00-1716
Documentation: 
San Francisco de los Pasos. Jan., 1715-1716. Letter. Auto. Copy. Photostat.
Summary: 
Gobernador marques de Aguayo (1/12/1715) recommends that Joseph Urrutia who lived with Texas Indians for 7 years, led them in war and still retains their confidence after 20 years among Spaniards, be commissioned to explor Gran Quivira for 3-4 months in preparation for later conquest, colonization. Fiscal Espinosa (5/24/1715) advises virrey to deny request for exploration of Gran Quivira. Junta de guerra in Mexico City (7/3/1715) order Aguayo and Urrutia to supply more information about proposed expedition (typical bureaucrats). Aguayo (11/9/1719) replies that according to Indian from interior Urrutia interrogated, Gran Quivira about 1 months journey from Texas Indians, very rich, possessing big lake and populated by Tecla, padoca Indians. If Gran Quivira is to be conquered, Aguayo believes 40,000- 50,000 Texas Indians and confederates would assist Spaniards. Offers to send 10-12 armed men along with Urrutia. Fiscal Espinosa (1/11/1716) asks for informe from Urrutia concerning proposed expedition. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons: 
Urrutia, Joseph (Spaniard Who Lived With Texas Indians)
Persons: 
San Miguel de Aguayo, Marques de (Gobernador de Texas)
Persons: 
Linares, Duque de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Espinosa (Fiscal)
Places: 
Mazapil (Mineria)
Places: 
San Francisco de los Pasos
Places: 
Gran Quivira
Ethnic Groups: 
Texas
Ethnic Groups: 
Teclas
Ethnic Groups: 
Padocas
First Location: 
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 021-026
Original Location: 
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
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