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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)
Persons: 
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan)
Persons: 
San Denis, Luis de (French Soldier, Explorer)
Persons: 
Jalou, Medar (French Explorer)
Persons: 
Velasco
Places: 
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Places: 
Movila (French Settlement)
Places: 
San Marcos (Rio)
Places: 
San Francisco de los Texas (Mision)
Places: 
Rojo (Rio)
Places: 
San Juan (French Fort)
Places: 
Coahuila (Provincia)
Places: 
Casas Grandes (Presidio)
Places: 
Paso (Presidio)
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico (Presidio)
Places: 
Conchos (Presidio)
Places: 
Gallo (Presidio)
Places: 
Pasaje (Presidio)
Places: 
Cerrogordo (Presidio)
Places: 
Sinaloa (Presidio)
Places: 
Santa Catharina (Presidio)
Places: 
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
Places: 
Coahuila (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Texas
Ethnic Groups: 
Franceses
Ethnic Groups: 
Caodaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Alasapas
Ethnic Groups: 
Jacaguintes
Ethnic Groups: 
Panchagues
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescales
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Yojuanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Cubipanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Canas
Ethnic Groups: 
Naches
Ethnic Groups: 
Chactas
Ethnic Groups: 
Natchitoches
Ethnic Groups: 
Yoricas
Ethnic Groups: 
Chomenes
Ethnic Groups: 
Sanaques
Ethnic Groups: 
Sanaianes
Ethnic Groups: 
Apus
Ethnic Groups: 
Pantalbes
Ethnic Groups: 
Paaces
Ethnic Groups: 
Patcales
Ethnic Groups: 
Papanacas
Ethnic Groups: 
Chaguanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Payavanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Patabos
Ethnic Groups: 
Sanpanales
Ethnic Groups: 
Paquachiamos
Ethnic Groups: 
Putaays
Ethnic Groups: 
Manicos
Ethnic Groups: 
Gerezs
Ethnic Groups: 
Atajals
Ethnic Groups: 
Tilpayays
Ethnic Groups: 
Cabias
Ethnic Groups: 
Semomanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Saraguames
Ethnic Groups: 
Pulacmanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Asaus
Ethnic Groups: 
Toaas
Ethnic Groups: 
Tohos
Ethnic Groups: 
Emaus
Ethnic Groups: 
Cabas
Ethnic Groups: 
Sanpanasus
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaixames
Ethnic Groups: 
Manames
Ethnic Groups: 
Meruanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Nasonites
Ethnic Groups: 
Nateaus
Ethnic Groups: 
Yatas
Ethnic Groups: 
Nachetoos
Ethnic Groups: 
Natsoos
Ethnic Groups: 
Patsanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Paachiques
Ethnic Groups: 
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
Rights: 
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