The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905 Page: 350
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Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
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JUAN ANTONIO PEREZ DE ALMAZAN
JUAN LEAL GORAS
MANUEL DE NIs+
JUAN LEAL ALVARES+
VICENTE ALVAREZ TRAVIESO
FRANCISCO DE AROI-IA
[Note in margin]
On October 24, 1731, ten dispatches of approval were issued:
[for] six regidores, the alguacil mayor, the mayordomo, the escri-
bano de cabildo, and the two alcaldes.'
Commission of Don Vicente Travieso as Juez de Campo.2
It being proper, for better order and vigilance in the unsettled
districts of this province, to appoint an alcalde provincial oar a juez
de campo, I have named for this office, Don Vicente Travieso, and
have drawn up the following instructions:
Instructions for the Jueces de Campo of the Province of Texas.
As it is necessary to repress the transgressions and crimes which
are committed in the unsettled districts by runaways, vagabonds,
and delinquents who escape to the woods in order to commit their
crimes freely, with great injury to the haciendas or ranches and
even to the settlements themselves, I have determined to appoint
'There were eleven officers and nine offices. Why ten dispatches were
issued is not clear.
2The title is supplied.
8From a manuscript in the B6xar Archives.
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