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See Report of Juan de Canarredar, June 11, 1823; Letters of Julian Carrasco, June 22, 1823, June 27, 1823, all in Bexar Archives, The Center for American History, University of Texas, Austin; Dewees, Letters from an Early Settler of Texas, pp. 53-54; Kuykendall, "Reminiscences of Early Texans," The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, vol. 7, no. 1, July 1903, p. 34. Canarredar reported that the man whose horses were stolen was Salvador Carrasco, a man who apparently had extensive dealings in Texas from 1811 through 1829 (see Adán Benavides, comp. and ed., The Béxar Archives (1717-1836) A Name Guide (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989) and The Austin Papers, vol. 1, pp. 537, 561). However, the June 22 and June 27, 1823 documents cited above are clearly signed with the name "Julian Carrasco." Dewees implies that the incident occurred in 1824 and that Carrasco, whom he calls "Corasco," had been murdered, and Kuykendall states that the incident occurred in the summer of 1822. Both men's memories were faulty in those particulars.