Perez De Almazan, Fernando
PÉREZ DE ALMAZÁN, FERNANDO (?–?). Fernando Pérez de Almazán was emissary to the French commander at Natchitoches on the occasion of the Aguayo expedition and was appointed governor of Texas as a result of the Marqués de Aguayo's proposal in 1720 that Coahuila and Texas have separate governments. When the appointment was confirmed by the viceroy in 1722, the new governor established his capital at Los Adaes.
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