The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956 Page: 52
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Salt deposits:29 Four very poor ones are known of, but they are
scarcely worked by any except heathen Indians.
Part Two: Public Affairs
Highways constructed:"0 Not a single one yet, and, in the future,
probably to be obtained only through the continued move-
ment of soldiers and settlers from B6xar to Nacogdoches,
to the Presidio of Rio Grande, to the Town of Laredo, to
the Presidio of La Bahia del Espiritu Santo, and from there
to the above-mentioned Nacogdoches.
Highways repaired: Only those noted above, and by the very per-
sons who use them.
Bridges: One across the drainage ditch for the Presidio of Bcxar,
plus one other, poorly-constructed of forked poles, which is
used for crossing the river in going from the aforesaid Presidio
to the Town of San Antonio Valero.
Inns and Lodging houses: None.
Public Works:81 None.
Distances: From B6xar to Veracruz-Going by way of Saltillo, San
Luis Potosi, and Mexico, the estimated distance is 442 leagues.
However, a route along the coast, via the Huasteca, would
Part Three: Military Affairs
Infantry units, militia: None.
Cavalrymen enrolled: Ninety-five men.
Garrisons: There are four, including that of the Detachment of
Nacogdoches, with 3oo cavalrymen in two presidial companies
and one "Flying Squadron"; that last since most of the
married men live off station.
Recruits:32 During the past year there were sixteen who re-enlisted
in the three companies.
29"Salt deposits (the known ones, the salt produced and its value)." Ibid., 93.
soTo this question on highways constructed, and to the following ones on high-
way repairs, and bridges, the Consulado added: "State, in each case, if after the
creation of the intendencies." Ibid., 93.
31"Public works: list the existing ones, with their cost, purpose, and usefulness."
32"Recruits (list by number and identify by units)." Ibid., 93.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956, periodical, 1956; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101162/m1/64/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.