The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 75
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Diary of Fray Gaspar Jose De Solis, in the Year 1767-68 75
where there is good water; went through El Mesquite; through the
Creek of El Campanero; through Los Pozos, and came to the point
of Lampazos, the home of Santos Tigerina.
On the 31st we passed the dam, and came to the ravine called
La Cruz, where we passed the night alone, unaided, without having
any place in which to sleep. or anything with which to cover our-
selves because the baggage did not reach us.
The first day we arrived at E1 Carrizal. Here we ate and went
to sleep at the Huisache.
On the 2nd we left very early and about four o'clock in the morn-
ing we reached the Real de Voca de Leones. In the woods we
found mesquite, huisache, cactus, chapparal, gov'ernadora and
other species (through which we passed). Before arriving there
is a good deal of sensonales. In this Real I was in the hospicio
with its President, Reverend Father Fray Manuel de Silva, until
the 18th of this month of September because there was an irrup-
tion all over my body which mortified me immensely.
On the 19th we left this Real. The Reverend Father and some
neighbors carried me to the town of Tlascala. Thence I pursued
my journey with Brother Antonio Casas Donado, charity member
of the hospicio, who went with us.
On the 20th we passed the mouth of the Tlascala and came to
On the 21st we passed the pool of Huisache, Boca de San Ber-
nav6, and came to La Escondida, where there is good water from
an abundant spring.
The 22nd we passed the port of San Nicolas; also that of Bar-
zanquillos, El Bagio de Anelo, La Sierra Galana, and came to
The 23rd we came to the hacienda de Mesillas.
The 24th we passed the Almid6n, the Pass of Las Carretas, the
Yerba Huena, the Puerto de Cabrito, the Hacienda de Santa
Maria, that of San Diego, Los Molinos, Los Rodriguez, and ar-
rived at the town of Saltillo, where I remained until the 29th.
On the 29th we left and went to the Red Hills, where there is
a spring of good water.
On the 30th we passed El Agua Encantada, through El Vagio
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