Letter from gobernador of Monterrey, others to virrey concerning information of the establishment of Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number
041-04074
Title
Letter from gobernador of Monterrey, others to virrey concerning information of the establishment of Nuevo Santander.
Author(s)
Bueno de la Borbolla, Vicente
Altamira, Marques de (Auditor)
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
and others
Date
08-16-1749
Date
01-16-1750
Documentation
Monterrey. August 16, 1749-January 16, 1750. 38p. Letters, informes. Signed.
Summary
Letter from gobernador of Monterrey requesting advice from virrey in the matter of the new colonization in Nuevo Santander and how long he will have to support Escandon's explorations. Detailed information from Escandon for virrey concerning the population of Nuevo Santander, how the esquadras are functioning to protect the villages, and how many capitanes, sargentos and Soldados there are in the new colony. Marques Altamira answers for the virrey supporting Escandon. In folio 293 Escandon refers to behavior of Indians as indios (Hasta aora no reducidos) incomparablemente Mucho Mas aguerridos, astutos, agiles, y obstinados, con la continuada frequente practica de Sus invaciones y asaltos en las haciendas (D. Bautista, April 1990)
Persons
Cuevas, Agustin de las
Bueno de la Borbolla, Vicente
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Varona Horcasitas, Joseph (Teniente)
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio (Sargento)
Guemez y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco (Virrey)
Altamira, Marques de (Auditor)
Cardenas, Gabriel de
Dias de la Calle, Juan
Places
Monterrey
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Gorda (Sierra)
Llera (Villa)
Jaumabe
Altamira
Santander
Queretaro
Tampico
Panuco
Valles (Villa)
Huasteca
Guadalcazar
Coahuila
Texas
San Fernando
Bexar (Presidio)
Adays (Bahia)
Monclova
Charcas
Veracruz
Balzameda
Nuestra Senora del Carmen
Santa Dorothea (Paraje)
San Antonio (Rio)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Horcasitas
Santa Barbara
Infantes, Real de los
Guemes
Padilla
Burgos
Reynosa
Bedoya
Sonora
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
Fuertenos
Military Groups
Santander, Dragones y Esquadra
Boca de Leones, Esquadra
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 173 ff. 286-305
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 173 ff. 286-305
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
17300016
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