Archival Material used in this book is preserved in the collections listed below. Individual reports, letters, proceedings, and the like are cited in the notes.
Archivo General de Indias, Seville (cited as AGI)
Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid (cited as AHN)
Archivo Central y Biblioteca del Ministerio de Economía y Hacienda, Madrid (cited as AMH)
Archivo San Franciscano, Biblioteca Nacional, Mexico City (cited as ASF)
Béxar Archives, Austin (cited as BA)
Béxar Archives Translations (cited as BAT)
Béxar Archives Microfilm, Denton (cited as BAM)
Catholic Archives of Texas, Austin (cited as CAT)
Center for American History, Austin (cited as CAH)
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