Letters from Escandon for virrey informing him about the advances in the pacification of seno Mexicano.

Serial Number
041-04073
Title
Letters from Escandon for virrey informing him about the advances in the pacification of seno Mexicano.
Author(s)
Varona Horcasitas, Joseph
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Date
05-28-1749
Date
07-13-1749
Documentation
Nuevo Santander. May 28, 1749-June 13, 1749. 54p. Informes. Signed.
Summary
Documents concerning a detailed information from Escandon to the virrey on the villages he is establishing with how many families and military. A letter on advances in the pacification of Indians and on the good land they are coming across. Escandon refers to an old presidio that was attacked by Indians in 1729, and that he found two cannons there. Escandon describes the behavior of the pacified. The Indians send their women and children as a sign of their honesty. These Indians have big huts (Chozas) and plenty of maiz, frixol, camote, Sandias y Hasta fosa de barro. The River is navegable con Piraguas frente Al panuco and in la Isla de tanatan there are a lot of platanos, aguacates y variedad de frutas. (D. Bautista, April 1990)
Persons
Guemes y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco (Virrey)
Castro Correa, Manuel (Capitan)
Chirinos, Antonio (Capitan)
Barverena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Varona Horacsitas, Joseph
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Villanueva, Marcos de
Salazar, Nicolas de
Ambrocio de Avila, Joseph (Teniente)
Perez, Juan
Moctezuma, Phelipe
Lazaro de Salazar, Francisco (Capitan)
Fernandez de Acuna, Antonio (Capitan)
Gonzalez de Paredes, Pedro (Capitan)
Cano, Juan Miguel
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio
Paz, Gregorio de la
Barrera, Roque
Escajadillo, Joseph (Capitan)
Places
Infantes
Padilla
Nuevo Santander
Santa Maria de Aguayo
Tetillas (Paraje)
Llera (Villa)
Altamira
Tampico
San Joseph (Presidio)
Tampico
Guemez
Tamaulipa
Valles (Villa)
Horcasitas
Tancasneque (Paraje)
Guadalcazar
Panuco
Maiz (Valle)
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Coahuila
Burgos
Huasteca
Santa Barbara
Frio (Rio)
Mantle
Tula (Mision)
Tamatan (Potrero)
San Luis Potosi
Mazapil
Tanguanchin (Paraje)
Gorda (Sierra)
Igollo (Mision)
Charcas
Mateguala
Verde (Rio)
Pantano (Paraje)
San Nicolas
San Joseph Alaquines
Bedoya Villa)
Gamotes
Peniguan
Santa Dorotea
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Nueces (Rio)
Queto (Mision)
San Antonio de Padilla (Villa)
Ovejas (Hacienda)
Aire (Cerro)
Linares (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Boca Prietas
Janambres
Cadimas
Franceses
Mulatos
Coyotes
Military Groups
Panuco, Compania
Tampico, Compania
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 173 ff. 258-285
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 173 ff. 258-285
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
17300015
Rights
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