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Juana: A Spanish Girl in Central Texas

Description: Biographical account of Juana Cavasos, a Spanish-Italian woman who survived a Comanche raid but was taken as their captive; eventually she was traded to a white man at a Comanche trading post near Waco, Texas. This book details her journey, and includes a few maps showing the routes taken. Bibliography begins on page 133.
Date: 2007
Creator: Andrus, Pearl
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

[Two Documents from the Alcalde and Ayuntamiento in Laredo]

Description: Two documents from the alcalde and ayuntamiento of Laredo. The first document discusses various Indian tribes coming to make a peace treaty and troops are needed to be present . The second document is a letter to Chihuahua saying Ignacio Arispe in Saltillo has not received money intended for someone in Laredo.
Date: 1827-06~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library