Concerning arrest of Santianez, repopulation of San Juan.

Serial Number
041-03065
Title
Concerning arrest of Santianez, repopulation of San Juan.
Author(s)
Sierragorda, Conde de la
Alcala, Antonio de
Leon, Eugenio de
and others
Date
02-13-1772
Date
07-28-1772
Documentation
Nuevo Santander. February 13 to July 28, 1772. 36p. Letters, informes. Signed, unsigned.
Summary
Letter from Sierragorda to Ursua spouting praise for Santianez, claiming accusations against him (crime unspecified) are unjust. Dispositions by Leon, Ruiz, Alcala, Sierragorda, Santianez. Fragment of unsigned letter (presumably by Santianez) complaining of mistreatment in his arrest. Letter from Sierragorda accusing Indians of fabricating rumors while intoxicated, being untrustworthy. Discusses Indian hostilities that precipitated, accompanied evacuation of San Juan, now interfere with repopulation. List of all residents of San Juan hacienda (wives named also), their positions, relationships, weapons, servants. Gives number of people (120 in 48 families), animals, spare weapons; preparations for defense. Although Indians offer 100 insults during repopulation, Spanish intend to preserve harmony, resume reduccion attempts. Mentions that Noriega is Santianez' Brother. (A. Dean, July, 1989)
Persons
Palacio, Juan Fernando
Rubio, Joseph
Gonzalez de Santianez, Vizente (Gobernador)
Sierragorda, Conde de la
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio de (Fray)
Escandon, Manuel de (Capitan)
Ruiz, Casimizo Lucio
Alcala, Antonio de
Leon, Eugenio de
Butron, Sebastian
Penilla, Manuel de la
Cuevas, Felis
Cantu, Miguel
Arellano, Nicolas
Gonzales de Paredez, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Sotelo, Sebastian (Mayordomo)
Sanches, Pablo
Gutierres Bolade, Miguel Jeronimo
Bucareli y Urzua, Antonio
Noriega, Melchor de
Places
Queretaro (Ciudad)
Nuebo Santander
Santander (Villa)
Mexico (Ciudad)
San Carlos
San Juan (Hacienda)
Soto la Marina
Santillanas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 119 ff. 019-036
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 119 ff. 019-036
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order, fragments of related documents interspersed, part of some pages lost in gutter.
Reference Number
11900003
Rights
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