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    [Texas Colonial Governor]. Manuel Muñoz Signed Military Record for a Cavalry Sergeant Serving at Bexar. One page, 8" x 11.5", [no place], no date but December 31, 1794. A manuscript report listing the military record of first sergeant Mariano Rodriguez who served a total of 28 years and one day in the cavalry stationed at the "Presidio de San Antonio de Bexar." According to the report, Rodriguez participated in "16 actions on the orders of the officers of the company of cavalry of the Presidio of Bexar, in which 42 Comanche Indians were killed, 2 captured, and 119 horses taken..." Muñoz signs "Muñoz" adding his paraph at bottom. On laid paper, with a mermaid watermark beneath which reads "FARRERAS". With a few foxing spots occurring along the horizontal fold, and a few stray creases; otherwise very clean and near fine.


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