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Translation of copies of Rebolledo's letters recommending establishment of presidios, settlements and missions in order to stop French incursions into Spanish territory. Accompanying documents are copies of the Fiscal's opinion on the suggestions, and Rebolledo's summary of Domingo Ramón's letter and plans for checking French incursions into Texas.

Translation of copies of Rebolledo's letters recommending establishment of presidios, settlements and missions in order to stop French incursions into Spanish territory. Accompanying documents are copies of the Fiscal's opinion on the suggestions, and Rebolledo's summary of Domingo Ramón's letter and plans for checking French incursions into Texas.

December 24, 1717

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Translation of copy of Rebolledo's letter to the King, quoting letter to His Majesty of April 28, 1718, concerning Rebolledo's appointment to investigate French incursions, and informing the King that he has not yet received documents or supplies neccessary for expeditions to Texas.  Accompanying documents are copies of St. Denis' itinerary, summaries of letters from Salinas, Diego Ramón, and Fray José Díaz, and statements of the Viceroy that he is organizing the province of New Philippines.

Translation of copy of Rebolledo's letter to the King, quoting letter to His Majesty of April 28, 1718, concerning Rebolledo's appointment to investigate French incursions, and informing the King that he has not yet received documents or supplies neccessary for expeditions to Texas. Accompanying documents are copies of St. Denis' itinerary, summaries of letters from Salinas, Diego Ramón, and Fray José Díaz, and statements of the Viceroy that he is organizing the province of New Philippines.

July 12, 1718

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Translation of Rebolledo's comments on Gálvez' instructions to Domingo Terán, with suggestions for the founding of settlements at Béxar, La Bahía, and among the Asinais and Cadodaches.

Translation of Rebolledo's comments on Gálvez' instructions to Domingo Terán, with suggestions for the founding of settlements at Béxar, La Bahía, and among the Asinais and Cadodaches.

circa 1717

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