Tejano History

Berroterán, José De

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BERROTERÁN, JOSÉ DE (?–?). José de Berroterán was commander of the presidios of Mapimí and Conchos in Mexico for thirty-five years. While captain of Presidio de Conchos he was ordered to command an expedition to explore the territory from San Juan Bautista up the Rio Grande to the mouth of the Río Conchos.

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