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

Serial Number
041-02925
Title
Series of correspondence with governor Escandon concerning administrative affairs in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph (Gobernador)
Date
01-06-1764
Date
12-28-1766
Documentation
Mexico, Nuevo Santander. January 6, 1764 - December 28, 1766. 100p. Letters, drafts. Signed, originals.
Summary
Continuation of correspondence with Escandon concerning affairs along Costa del Seno Mexicano; epidemic of unspecified disease which has caused suspension of labor in mines of Sierra Tamaulipa; damage to corn crops and livestock caused by drought in 1764; petitions virrey to promote to rank of Mariscal; sends expedition to survey northern coastline of Nuevo Santander. Expedition describes complex system of outer sand banks, discovery of Island off of San Juan mission near mouth of Nuezes discovery of wreckages of English and French ships. Also includes accounts of establishment of three Villas along coast between mouths of Rios Grande and Nuezes, and of theft of livestock by Indians inhabiting Sierra Sihuy. (A. Tukey, July 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Gobernador)
Manchaca, Luis Antonio (Capitan)
Escandon, Manuel de (Teniente General)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Vizarron Penemallera, Joseph
Lara, Ignacio de (Capitan)
Serna, Joseph Vicente de (Capitan)
Cordova, Miguel de (Capitan)
Alexo Fernandez, Juan Antonio (Capitan)
Mora, Francisco de la (Capitan)
Ortiz de Zarate, Joseph (Capitan)
Izaguirre, Francisco (Capitan)
Unzaga, Domingo de (Capitan)
Palacio, Joseph (Alcalde Mayor)
Malo de Villavicencio, Pedro (Oidor)
Villalba, Juan de (Comandante General)
Garza, Blas Maria de la (Capitan)
Fuentes, Luis de (Capitan)
Galvan, Joachin (Capitan)
Oliveira y Abreu, Andres de
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Tejada, Vuenaventura de (Fray)
Caxigal, Francisco (Virrey)
Orozco, Juan de (Fray)
Ribera, Juan de
Parnilla, Diego (Coronel)
Places
Nuevo Santander
Bejar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
San Fernando (Villa)
Monclova
Santa Rosa
Rio Grande
Tamaulipas (Sierra)
Panzacola
Taumabe
Palmillas
Tula
Queretaro
San Juan (Mision)
San Bernardo (Mision)
Zacatecas
San Diego (Hacienda)
San Miguel (Villa)
Nuezes (Rio)
Missisipi (Rio)
Santa Doroteo (Rio)
Espirit Santo (Bahia)
Tampico
Camargo
Trinidad (Rio)
Tamaulipa, San Carlos de (Villa)
Cheti Manchac (Poblacion)
Nueva Orleans
Luisiana
Adaes (Presidio)
Texas
Islas Blancas
Laredo
San Saba (Mision)
Rio Blanco (Pueblo)
Sihuy (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups
Mecos
Ingleses
Franceses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 110 ff. 230-283 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 110 ff. 230-283 exp.
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
11000005
Rights
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