Report by Jose Escandon concerning the foundation of Hoyos, Padilla and Cerro Santiago, and the division of land among the settlers.
Ossorio, Jose (Visitador)
Escandon, Jose (Coronel)
Mexico. July 20, 1769, February 3, 1770. Informes. Originals.
In this report, Coronel Escandon, founder of Villa de Hoyos, describes the steps followed to found this village, Padilla and Cerro Santiago. He underlines importance of these settlements for the consolidation and expansion of the frontier over Indian territory. Based on the remarkable effort invested by their inhabitants, on the fact that all the legal procedures were properly followed at the time of the foundation and distribution of land, and in the negligence of the administrador of hacienda de Californias to set his request at that moment, he recommends to maintain everything in the present situation. (A. Nielsen, October 1989)
Casas, Julian de las
Escandon, Jose de (Coronel)
Palacio, Juan Fernando
Ibarra, Domingo de
Armesto, Juan de (Procurador)
Canal, Manuel de la
Urizaga, Domingo de (Capitan)
Davalos, Jose Cayetano
Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Santiago, Cerro de (Villa)
Ibarra, San Pedro (Hacienda)
Llanos, San Antonio de los (Pueblo)
Santa Barbara (Villa)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 179 ff. 089-102
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 179 ff. 089-102
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