translacion de la villa de Santillana

Serial Number
041-03613
Title
translacion de la villa de Santillana
Author(s)
Garza, Joseph Leonardo de (Procurador General)
Navarro Sanchez, Pablo (Justicia Mayor)
Echeagary, Francisco de (Governador)
and others
Date
01-02-1779
Date
10-31-1779
Documentation
Santillana. San Carlos. Mexico. June 2, 1779-October 31, 17779. 56p. Letters. Diligencias. Signed.
Summary
Documents concern the request to move the Villa of Santillana. Village's sufferings due to lack of water is listed. Need to move Villa to a site closer to the River. F. 403 gives account of earlier decree of rationing of water and the construction of villages near water resources. Other documents suggest building aqueducts rather than transplanting village. but wells are said to contain water unhealthy to drink and general unsanitary conditions and excessive cost of constructing aqueducts and new wells is stated. Decision to move village is accepted. F. 411-412 gives inventory of possessions of each inhabitant and their possessions (firearms, gunpowder, ammunition, etc.). Final documents tell of the benefit the move will have on efforts of reducing Indians and of preventing them from crossing the River. Groups proceed to move to new location. (P. Lenz, September 1989)
Persons
Navarro Sanchez, Pablo (Justicia Mayor)
Garza, Joseph Leonarde de la (Procurador General)
Salinas, Antonio
Echeagaray, Francisco de (Governador)
Villveandas, Francisco
Medina, Manuel de (Governador)
Places
Santillana
San Carlos
Santander
Camargo
Ethnic Groups
Gentiles
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 146 ff. 391-419 exp. 17 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 146 ff. 391-419 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered. This series begins with the phrase found in the title above.
Reference Number
14600018
Rights
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