Testimonies relating to conduct of defunct Joseph Escandon and transfer of his title.

Serial Number
041-03455
Title
Testimonies relating to conduct of defunct Joseph Escandon and transfer of his title.
Author(s)
Areche
Valcarcel, Domingo
Gorraez, Joseph de
Date
10-23-1749
Date
05-06-1775
Documentation
Mexico. June 29, 1763 - May 6, 1775. 56p. Letters, autos. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Palacio and Osorio's visit to Nuevo Santander to investigate Escandon's conduct, operations, state of colony. Discusses measures taken to protect colony from Indian horse thefts and murders. Discussion on Manuel de Escandon's merit and success in defending and populating settlement compared with that of his Father Joseph Escandon. Manuel Escandon given title conde de la Sierra Gorda due to inheritance and merit. Brief description of Joseph Escandon's service record including reducciones. Description of estate and lands of Escandon to be left to descendants and free of Media anata. Escandon's success at liberating Nuevo Santander from Chichimecs; establishment of 14 settlements, missions. Miguel Escandon accompanied Father on campaigns at age 16 as teniente; service record described. Total of 24 settlements established by Joseph Escandon with 1245 Spanish families. Manuel Escandon's detachment sent to Potrero de Campana to retrieve stolen horses and punish rebel Indians. (L. L. Woodward, November 1988)
Persons
Luna, Phelipe de (Licenciado)
Ortis de Landazuri, Tomas
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Palacio, Juan Fernando de (Mariscal de Campo)
Osorio y Llamas, Joseph (Licenciado)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Escandon y Liera, Manuel de
Garcia Mayoral, Pedro
Estrada y Bustamante, Antonio de
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Rubio, Josef (Gobernador Interino)
Gonzales de Santianes, Vicente
Gonzales de Paredes, Josef Antonio (Capitan)
Casafuerte, Marques de
Ardila, Gabriel de (Contador)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Tienda de Cuerbo, Josef (Capitan)
Aranda, Marques de
Lopez Camara Alta, Augustin de la (Ingeniero)
Valcarcel, Domingo (Auditor)
Bucareli (Bailio)
Helguera Castillo, Antonio de la
Vertiz y Hontanor, Juan Josef de
Gorraez, Josef de (Secretario)
Amarillas, Marques de las
Escandon, Francisco Antonio de
Noriega, Melchor de
Escandon, Mariano Timoteo de (Licenciado)
Carballo, Josef
Croix, Marques de
Areche
Lazaro (Indio)
Places
GuanaJuanto
Madrid
Santander (Villa)
Nuebo Santander
Santillana (Villa)
Aguayo
Veracruz (Ciudad)
Merida (Ciudad)
Yucatan (Provincia)
Zelaya
San Christobal (Serro)
Media Luna (Paraje)
Ynapuato
San Miguel de Grande (Ciudad)
Rio Verde
Pacula
Fuenclara
Tancoyol
Conca
La Divina Pastora
Palmillas
Taumabe
Vizarron, San Josef
Millera (Pena)
Herrera
Tampic
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de
Veracruz (Puerto)
Cartagena
Tehuacan (Pueblo)
Queretaro (Ciudad)
Panuco
Valles (Villa)
Guadalcazar
Charcas
Nuevo Leon
San Lorenzo
Michoacan
San Diego
San Fernando
San Francisco
Liera (Villa)
Burgos (Villa)
San Carlos (Villa)
Tamaulipa (Villa)
Padilla (Villa)
Cruillas (Villa)
Potrero de la Campana (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
Mecos
Chichimecos
Tanambres
Pisones
Military Groups
Merida, Compania de Caballeros Montados Encomenderos de la Ciudad de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 138 ff. 001-029 exp. 6
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 138 ff. 001-029 exp. 6
Language
Spanish
Notes
Volume foliated within expediente.
Reference Number
13800006
Rights
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