The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904 Page: 40
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40 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
I think Robt. Kuykendall then held some civil office by appoint-
My first visit to San Felipe was in May 1823. To the best of my
recollection there was then but one cabin in the place. It was occu-
pied, and probably built by, the brothers John and Achilles McFar-
I have read but a small portion of Yoacum's History, but chanced
to light upon his relation of this Treaty with the Carancawas, in
which he says, in substance, that it was faithfully observed by them.
This is an error. Some of the greatest atrocities ever committed
by these Indians in Austin's colony were perpetrated after this
treaty was made.-
J. H. K.
The number of warriors of the Tonkewa tribe did not much
exceed one hundred-it certainly did not reach one hundred and
[7.] Recollections of Isaac L. Hill. (Georgian.)
I was a sergeant in Capt. Moseley Baker's company, first regi-
ment, Texas army, during the campaign of the spring of 1836. Our
army on its retreat from the Colorado, encamped on the evening of
the 26th of March, about a mile from the town of San Felipe.
Early the ensuing morning, by order of Genl. Houston, I was
detailed by Captain Baker with six men of his company to take
charge of the ferry at San Felipe. I was instructed by Genl.
Houston to let no man cross at the ferry without written permission
from him. I immediately proceeded to the ferry and took posses-
sion of the boat. Shortly afterwards Capt. Baker arrived at the
ferry with the remainder of his company and camped on the west
bank of the river. He was detached by Genl. Houston after the
army was paraded to march.
The succeeding day (Mar. 28th) Captain Baker crossed his com-
pany to the east bank of the river and began to dig a ditch the
entire length of which, when completed, was one hundred and
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