[Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 18, 1774]

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Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Thomas Sánchez de la Barrera saying that the wanted criminal has not arrived yet though they are watching for him. Eyes are kept open for Indian attacks; should they attack reinforcements will be sent from nearby settlements, as well as munitions.

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[2] p. ; 29 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. June 18, 1774.

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Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Thomas Sánchez de la Barrera saying that the wanted criminal has not arrived yet though they are watching for him. Eyes are kept open for Indian attacks; should they attack reinforcements will be sent from nearby settlements, as well as munitions.

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[2] p. ; 29 cm.

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Spanish Archives of Laredo

Covering 1749-1872, these handwritten official documents contain records of boundary surveys; land allotments; Indian raids; church, school, and social development; royal decrees and edicts; local laws and ordinances; civil and criminal litigation; census, tax, and trade statistics; and wills and estate settlements.

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  • June 18, 1774

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[Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 18, 1774], letter, June 18, 1774; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth861848/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library.