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JOSEPH (?–?). In late August 1689 Joseph (José), a Mescal Indian, brought to the Conde de Monclova information of the location of Fort St. Louis and of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle's departure toward the Mississippi to seek aid.


Carlos E. Castañeda, Our Catholic Heritage in Texas (7 vols., Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1936–58; rpt., New York: Arno, 1976).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"JOSEPH," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.