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[Correspondence/petition to Governor E.M. Pease]

Description: A letter/petition to Governor E. M. Pease from people in Mountain Valley, who complain about Indian attacks. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter/petition.
Date: March 7, 1856
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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

Description: 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.
Date: June 18, 1774
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Governor Vicente González to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 13, 1775]

Description: Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez de la Barrera y Gallardo asking for information about Apache Indian incursions. The governor inquires about entry points and what is needed to stop them, as well as various jurisdictions.
Date: 1775-06~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Policarzo Martinez to the Ayuntamiento in Laredo, March 29, 1842]

Description: Letter from Policarzo Martinez to the ayuntamiento in Laredo concerning increased Indian aggression. Martinez says that because of this, families on ranches are ordered to leave them and retreat into the city, unless there are at least 60 men present. Martinez also encourages taking defensive measures.
Date: 1842-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Comandante Calisto Bravo to the Laredo Alcalde, May 23, 1844]

Description: Letter from Comandante Calisto Bravo to Alcalde Benavides, saying his group will not go out to join the others since the Comanches are simply rounding up horses. According to Bravo, he does not not know why the other soldiers have crossed the river.
Date: 1844-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library