The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905 Page: 331
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Municipal Government of San Fernando de Bear. 331
way of Havana to the places above mentioned. If they agree to
this voluntarily, and in no other case [y no en otra forma], you
shall arrange for the transportation of at least ten or twelve
families in each register ship as above stated. Know that by dis-
patches I this day order the governor and royal officials of Havana,
as soon as the families arrive at that port, to receive them and to
give them such assistance as they may need, and to arrange for
their transportation to Vera Cruz; and [that I also issue an order]
to the viceroy of Nueva Espafia tb ht he shall see that the same
measures are taken in his port, that he shall arrange for their
transportation by sea to the places in which they are to settle,
and that he shall provide them with what they may need for their
maintenance for one year, until they plant their crops. He
is, likewise, to see that they are cared for, and are given the proper
treatment. This is my will. Likewise, you shall report, at the
earliest opportunity, the receipt of this dispatch, and such meas-
ures as shall be taken in consequence.
Seville, February 14, 1729.'
DON FRANKO. DIAS ROMAN.
By order of the King,
List of Canary [slanders taken at Quanltitlan, November 8, 1780.2
1.-Juan Leal Goras. Son of Antonio Goras and Maria Perez,
native of Lancerota island, 54 years old, tall, long face, thick
'Copy issued at Teneriffe March 26, 1730, upon request of Juan Lea]
and other [heads of] families who wished to go to the above mentioned
places for the purposes expressed.
'The title is supplied.
8This and appendix IV are literal copies of documents in the V. O. King
Collection, now in the State Library of Texas. They were translated by
Luis de Tejada from originals once on file in the office of the Secretary
of State at Austin. De Tejada's affidavit appended to the translations is
dated June, 1882. The originals can not now be found.
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