testimonio del expediente formado en virtud del real despacho de su majestad y a represantacion del senor Conde de la Sierra Gorda don Manuel de Escandon sobre que se le coloque en el gobierno de la colonia del Nuebo Santander.

Serial Number
041-03601
Title
testimonio del expediente formado en virtud del real despacho de su majestad y a represantacion del senor Conde de la Sierra Gorda don Manuel de Escandon sobre que se le coloque en el gobierno de la colonia del Nuebo Santander.
Author(s)
Areche (Fiscal)
Valcarcel, Domingo
Bucareli, Antonio (Virrey)
and others
Date
01-10-1774
Date
08-29-1789
Documentation
Madrid. Mexico. January 10, 1774-August 29,1789. 118p. Informes. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Documents concern the death of the conde de Sierra Gorda. Gives lengthy biography of his services to the crown, of his settling and establishing of villages and repelling Indians attacks. A detailed account of his early military career in Querataro is given. His various promotions and especially of his successful campaigns against the Indians. A good account is given of his establishing of numerous towns and missions and of his pacification of the Indians and of their conversion to catholicism. Conde de Sierra Gorde decorated with the titulo de Castillo, thus freeing him of payment of Media Annata. Account of 1742 battle with English nation and of their attack on Veracruz. Later documents concern charges brought against him by citizens of his province for his over-aggressive style. royal commission sent to investigate. Conde de Sierra Dies before case completed. His son's role in defending his deceased Father against the charges. Commission's finding of no substance to charges. Additional letters concern the request that the governorship become a hereditary post and that the deceased's son, Manuel, shall be named as governor. His son's biography is extensively listed-military campaigns, settlement of towns, and pacification of Indians. A further request is made that assistance be given to the entire family. Names of family members given and their newly-granted offices and titles listed. Governorship granted to Manuel. Throughout the volume are good descriptions of founding of towns and resulting battle with the Indians. Folios 145-149 are especially strong in describing la Campana en Tamaulipas, including number of deaths, injured and prisoners taken. Also detailed are Indian banditry and the attempt to convert them through education and the missions. (P. Lenz, September 1989)
Persons
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Escandon, Manuel de
Escandon, Joseph de
Revillagigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Palacio, Juan Fernando de (Mariscal)
Amarillas, Marques de las (Virrey)
Osorio y Llamas, Josef (Licenciado)
Bucareli, Antonio (Virrey)
Areche (Fiscal)
Mayorga, Martin de (Virrey)
Medina, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Laraga, Diego de (Coronel)
Vidal de Lorca, Manuel
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Teniente Coronel)
Garcia Mayoral, Pedro
Ortiz de Landazuri, Tomas
Estrada y Bustamente, Antonio de (Apoderado)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Rubio, Josef (Gobernador)
Gonzales de Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Gonzales de Paredes, Jose Antonio (Capitan)
Vega, Pedro de la
Ardiga, Gabriela de
Cabecilla, Lazaro (Indio)
Tienda de Cuerbo, Josef
Camara Alta, Augustin de la (Teniente Coronel)
Aranda, Marques de
Valcarcel, Domingo (Auditor)
Huelgera Castillo, Antonio de la (Capitan)
Vertis y Hortanon, Juan Josef de (Gobernador)
Gorra, Josef (Secretario)
Ingeniero (Teniente Coronel)
Lopez de la Camara Alta, Augustin
Cruillas, Marques de
Escandon, Francisco Antonio de
Carballo, Josef (Escribiano)
Noriega, Melchor de
Escandon, Mariano Timoteo de (Licenciado)
Escandon, Jose de
Valdes (Virrey)
Santiago El Chico (Capitan)
Luna, Phelipe de
Ubernon (Almirante)
Places
Nuebo Santander
Queretaro
Santander (Villa)
Santillana (Villa)
Aguayo
San Carlos
Madrid
Yucatan
Zelaya
Tampico
San Christobal (Cerro)
Media Luna (Pasaje)
Guanajuato
San Miguel El Grande (Villa)
San Jose Vizarron (Poblacion)
Pena Mellera (Poblacion)
Herrera (Poblacion)
Taumabe (Poblacion)
Espiritu Santo Bahia del
Gran Bretana
Veracruz (Puerto)
Cartagena
Tehuacan
Orizaba
Reyno de Leon
Villa de los Valles
Pacula (Mision)
Juenclaro (Mision)
Tancoyol (Mision)
Guadalupe (Mision)
Talpa (Mision)
Landa (Mision)
Tilaco (Mision)
Palmillas (Mision)
Laguna de Terminos
Mechoacan (Provincia)
San Diego
San Fernando
San Francisco
Irapuato
Liera (Villa)
Burgos
Tamaulipa
Padilla
Cruillas
Potrero de la Campana (Pasaje)
Valladolid
Puebla
Laredo (Villa)
Rio Blanco
Panuco
Guadalcazan
Charcas
Ethnic Groups
Chichimecos
Pames
Apostatas
Mesquites
Ingleses
Janambres
Pisones
Santiagos
Military Groups
Yucatan, Compania de Caballos de Encomendores
Queretaro, Milicia de Caballeria
Nuebo Santander, Real Esquadra de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 146 ff. 112-170 exp. 6 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 146 ff. 112-170 exp. 6
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered. This series begins with the phrase found in the title above.
Reference Number
14600006
Rights
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