Series of correspondence with gobernador Escandon concerning administrative affairs in Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number
041-02923
Title
Series of correspondence with gobernador Escandon concerning administrative affairs in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de (Gobernador)
noriega, Melchor de
Date
01-13-1759
Date
12-30-1761
Documentation
Mexico, Nuevo Santander. January 13, 1759 - December 30, 1761. 100p. Letters, drafts. Signed, originals.
Summary
Series of correspondence to Gobernador Escandon: tables of numbers of troops stationed at towns and missions of Nuevo Santander; notes ship carrying aguardiente run aground near port of Tampico; notes trip of virrey to Coautitlan; death of Amarillas and appointment of Caxigal de la Vega as new virrey; undetailed accounts of attacks by Xanambres and Taumaves against towns in Sierra Tamaulipas and internment of prisoners from these raids at Queretaro; undetailed accounts of celebrations at various villas in Nuevo Santander of coronation of new Spanish king, including dances, plays, mass, bullfights, loas (?), reenactment of battles between Christians and Moors, moxigangas (?), and music. Also includes letter from Escandon to virrey concerning cattle and corn harvests, notes cases of theft from Pisones by Xanambres and general state of poor relations between these tribes, migration of Apaches into northern part of colonia, and abundance of unspecified minerals in Sierra Tamaulipas. (A. Tukey, July 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Gobernador)
Garza, Ildefonso de la (Teniente)
San Cristoval, Luis de
Amarillas, Marques de (Virrey) Noriega, Melchor de
Guerrero y Zambrano, Benito
Sexma, Miguel de (Gobernador)
Ladron y Guevara, Antonio (Sargento Mayor)
Caxigal de la Vega, Francisco (Virrey)
Pareda Torres, Bernardo (Teniente Coronel)
Escandon, Manuel de (Alferez)
Crespo, Francisco (Gobernador)
Saavedra, Estevan Manuel de (Capitan)
Serrano Armendaiz, Francisco (Teniente Capitan)
Arriaga, Juan de (Capitan)
Penilla, Manuel de la (Capitan)
Iglesias Merino, Nicolas (Capitan)
Places
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Nuevo Santander (Villa)
San Sava (Presidio)
Altamira
Horcasitas
Escandon
Llera
Aguayo
Guemes
Padilla
Soto la Marina
San Fernando
Burgos
Reynosa
Camargo
Coautitlan (Pueblo)
Tampico
Veracruz
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Coahuila
Aneto, San Juan de (Paraje)
Aracates (Mision)
Queretaro Taumave (Mision)
Laredo
Tamaulipas (Sierra)
Oyos
Linares (Villa) Santillana
Santa Barbara
Tamatan (Islas)
Tanchipa (Paraje)
Mantl (Rio)
Santa Gertudis (Mesa)
Palmillas
Nuevo Leon
San Miguel El Grande
San Juan (Hacienda)
Nuezes (Rio)
Mier
Revilla (Villa)
Dolores
Texas
Guadalcazar
Ethnic Groups
Xanambres
Pisones
Taumaves
Apaches
Olives
Guastecos
Pames
Aracates
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 110 ff. 128-179 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 110 ff. 128-179 exp.
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
11000003
Rights
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