Letters by Escandon and Ruiz to Revilla Gigedo about Saca de Agua at Hoyos; tanambre rebels

Serial Number
041-04044
Title
Letters by Escandon and Ruiz to Revilla Gigedo about Saca de Agua at Hoyos; tanambre rebels
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Ruiz Junco, Fernando (Fray)
Date
12-08-1773
Date
12-13-1773
Documentation
Horcasitas, osuluama. 3 December 1753 - 13 December 1753. 14p. Letters, testimonios. Originals, signed.
Summary
Escandon reports visits to Padilla, Quemes, Aguayo, Liera, Horcasitas. Notes good corn crops in towns (except Horcasitas); reflects that saca de agua responsible for crop success. Reports Tanambre murders, thefts of horses and goods which threatened saca de Agua and Tanambre attack on envoy officials and soldiers. Ruiz Junca testifies that Unzaga y Barrota knows location of springs; these springs have potential to water half of Hoyos district without work. (S. Gibbs, September 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Gorraez, Joseph de (Escribano)
Albarez, Nicolas (Capitan)
Unzaga, Domingo (Capitan)
Aldaco, Manuel de
Rivera, Juan de (Alcalde Maior)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Guevara, Joseph de (Teniente)(Escribano)
Ruiz Junco, Fernando (Fray)
Unzaga y Barrota, Domingo de (Capitan)
Places
Hogos, Santo Domingo (Villa)
Horcasitas (Ciudad)
Padilla (Villa)
Guemes (Villa)
Aguayo (Villa)
Liera (Villa)
Santa Barbara
Altamira
Escandon (Villa)
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio Apostolico)
San Christobal (Mision)
Charcas
Jalpa (Mision)
Horcasitas (Villa)
Veracruz
Panbuco
Osuluama (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Tanambres
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 172 ff. 001-011 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 172 ff. 001-011 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio numbers used here follow pagination present in center top of document
Reference Number
17200001
Rights
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