Petitions to viceroy to give certain rights to new town founded in Santander province including city chart.

Serial Number
041-00965
Title
Petitions to viceroy to give certain rights to new town founded in Santander province including city chart.
Author(s)
Serna, Jose Vizente de la (Capitan)
Date
04-00-1734
Date
10-19-1790
Documentation
Presas del rey, divina pastora de las. July 4, 1789. 138p. Relacion. Peticion. Signed.
Summary
Documents listing rights and obligations to citizens of Presas del Rey upon foundation of Villa by capitan de la Serna. Establishment of church, garrison, and other official offices. Requests by Serna to abolish residency, judgeship and sentencing surety as few people know him, he also requests title of capitan to be given to him as founder and teniente to his son Estevan, titles are approved. Priests requests money for sinodos and traveling expenses. Conde de la Sierra Gorda sends city charter, maps, titles of Solares to build houses viceroy frees Villa for Ten years payment of primicias to church. Other documents relate disturbances in town due to absence of priest. Document refers to historical event about sinodos when churches were secularized in 1734 by request of provincial of Zacatecas. Census of inhabitants with all their belongings including animals. Documents with measurements of land grants given to each family. (A. Dell'acqua, sept.1987)
Persons
Serna, Jose Vizente de la (Capitan)
Guaras, Jose (Fray)
Lorraga, Diego de (Gobernador)
Escandon, Joseph de (Conde de la Sierra Gorda)(Gobernador)
Moreno, Jose (Misionero)
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante)
Vexar, Joseph Mariano (Padre)
Galvez, Conde de
Quintero, Joseph Gabriel (Padre)
Cantun, Salbador (Comandante)
Flores, Manuel (Virrey)
Valle, Conde del
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Intendente)
Ilsarve, Juaquin (Provincial)
Munoz, Manuel (Gobernador)
Bucareli, Jose Antonio (Virrey)
Garcia Figueroa, Francisco
Gutierrez de las Cueva, Juan
Serna, Jose Antonio de la (Teniente)
Places
Presas del Rey, Divina Pastora de las (Villa)
Santander (Provincia)
Sonora (Provincia)
Guadalaxara (Ciudad)
Potosi (Ciudad)
Guazamota (Pueblo)
Burgos (Villa)
Tamaulipas (Sierra)
Pitic (Pueblo)
Xalisco (Provincia)
San Fernando (Villa)
Santillana (Villa)
Laredo (Ciudad)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Martines
Panguais
Anacanaes
Camoteros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 040 ff. 368-437
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 040 ff. 368-437
Language
Spanish
Notes
See ff. 0265-0368, ff.0385-0386 containing maps of villa and surrounding area, drawn by conde de la sierra gorda; land measures and tenure.
Reference Number
4000008
Rights
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