The San Saba Papers: A Documentary Account Of The Founding And Destruction Of San Saba Mission
Autor : Lesley Byrd Simpson,robert S. Weddle,paul D. Nathan
Género : Libros, Libros universitarios y de estudios superiores, Ciencias sociales,
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Reseña del editor Originally published in 1959, this volume contains letters, depositions, petitions, and personal statements detailing the massacre of the San Saba Apache Mission by the Comanches on March 16, 1758. With the destruction of the San Saba Mission, plans to connect San Antonio to Santa Fe with a chain of missions came to an end. This firsthand material includes the justification for the defeat of the Mission compiled by its reluctant commandant, Colonel Diego Ortiz Parrilla.' Biografía del autor LESLEY BYRD SIMPSON was an authority on the history of Mexico and the author of 'Many Mexicos' (1941) and 'The Encomienda in New Spain' (1950). ROBERT S. WEDDLE, a former journalist, is widely considered the most eloquent interpreter of Spanish Texas. He is the author of 'The San Saba ''Mission',' Spanish Pivot in ''Texas' (1964).'