The Passaguates live twenty-four leagues north of the Conchos.
It is situated on a small tributary of the Conchos river, in the midst of a plain.
During the subsequent years the padres made them occasional visits, while settlement pushed down the Conchos Valley.
East of the Tarahumares, in the northern part of the first-named state, dwell the Conchos.
These were the opening of the Chihuahua silver deposits and the advance down the Conchos valley.