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Finding Aid to the Documents Relating to Texas, 1797-1810
BANC MSS M-M 1856  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Documents Relating to Texas,
    Date (inclusive): 1797-1810
    Collection Number: BANC MSS M-M 1856
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Correspondence of the viceroys of Mexico, relating to Indian troubles in Texas and mainly to procuring military aid for the province. A few letters pertain to the Louisiana boundaries and to United States intervention in Spanish territories.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Documents relating to Texas, BANC MSS M-M 1856, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence to and from the Viceroys of Mexico, mainly relating to Indian troubles in Texas (Apaches, Comanches and Lipans) and to procuring military aid for Texas. A few letters pertain to the Louisiana boundaries and to the United States' intervention in Spanish territories. These papers are from the Howell-Zeitlin purchase. The arrangement of the collection is chronological. A partial list, alphabetical, of correspondents is appended.