The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958

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Calendar of the Letters of Amtoio /MIartiez,
Last Spa#ish oterHor of rexas, 1817-1822
Translated and edited by VI RGINIA H. TAYLOR
[The following calendar is the conclusion of the letters of Antonio
Martinez, last Spanish governor of Texas, 1817-1822. The first sections
appeared in the January, 1956, and succeeding numbers of the
QUARTERLY.]
No. 812 Bexar, April 26, 182o
Stating that he will have a sumario prepared in the case against
Lieutenant D. Jos6 Salinas who will be required to explain his
reasons for not overtaking and defeating the Indians he pursued
No. 813 Bexar, April 26, 182o
Stating that he did not take a formal deposition from the captive
released by the Comanche because he was quite old and had very
little time to live; adding that the said captive reported that he
received cruel treatment before being released on the road from
La Bahia to San Antonio, that many Indians, all Comanche and
Lipan, were leading him and about fifty other captives toward the
rancheria, but that most of the Indians remained in Laredo
No. 814 Bexar, April 26, 182o
Acknowledging receipt of the commandant general's official com-
munication announcing that he has arranged to send 500 animals
for the purpose of mounting as many troops as possible
No. 815 Bexar, April 26, 182o
Stating that the native reported as killed in the attack against
Lieutenant Sandoval on the Frfo River was the only man lost by
the said officer's party
No. 816 Bexar, April 26, 182o
Acknowledging receipt of the commandant general's decision that
the cattle furnished by Lieutenant Colonel D. Ygnacio Prez to
ration the troops must be valued by experts according to the con-
dition of the cattle at the time they were received; stating that the

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