Correspondence between Escandon and Marques de Altamira concerning the preparation of the colonization of the seno Mexicano

Serial Number
041-04148
Title
Correspondence between Escandon and Marques de Altamira concerning the preparation of the colonization of the seno Mexicano
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Altamira, Marques de
Date
06-07-1748
Date
12-24-1748
Documentation
Mexico, Queretaro. June 7, 1748, December 24, 1748. 60p. Letters, peticiones. Originals, copies.
Summary
In a Series of letters Escandon requests several items that will salaries for new officials, funds to support the settlers until they reap their first crop, a variety of goods for establishing settlements (agricultural equipment, clothes for the Indians to be reduced, oxen, tobacco, hardware, gunpowder, etc.). He also requests the promotion of low rank military officials that participated in his first expedition, an explicit order directed to local authorities of the frontier for them not to interfere with his undertaking, and the establishment of severe punishment for Indians who flee from the reducciones. Several changes to found two more villages, more funds are necessary, etc. The authorities continue to support the enterprise enthusiastically. (A. Nielsen, November 1989)
Persons
Rio Teran, Manuel del (Capitan)
Diaz Maldonado, Joseph (Capitan)
Oyarvide, Jose Antonio
Barverena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Gonzalez, Juan Antonio
Gonzalez, Sebastian
Moctezuma, Phelipe Miguel de
Sanchez, Juan Antonio
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Fernandez de Acuna, Antonio (Capitan)
Escafadillo, Joseph
Ortega, Jose Vicente de
Pereda Torres, Bernardo de (Sargento)
Cotillo, Agustin (Capitan)
Solar, Antonio del (Capitan)
Telles Giron, Phelipe
Perez, Juan (Capitan)
Toca Herrera, Joseph
Zuazua y Muxica, Juan de
Barreda, Roque (Alcalde Mayor)
Ortes de Velasco, Joseph (Prelado)
Avila, Joseph Ambrosio de
Places
Zichu (Pueblo Indio)
Paz, San Luis de la (Jurisdiccion)
Valles, Villa de
Gorda (Sierra)
Llanos, San Antonio de los
Flores, Llano de las
Taumare (Poblacion)
Santa Dorotea
Caldas, Mesa de las
Barra, Salinas de la
Tetilla
Ruzias (Pueblo)
Nuezes, Rio de las
Santander (Bahia)
San Pedro Boca de Leones
Panuco
Metated, Paso del (Pueblo)
Campeche (Puerto)
Linares (Villa)
Guadalupe de Zacatecas (Colegio)
Rio, Santa Maria del (Pueblo)
Potosi, San Luis
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
San Xavier (Mision)
Huasteca
Ethnic Groups
Zichus
Military Groups
Voca de Leones, Esquadra
Espiritu Santo, Compania del Presidio de la Bahia del
Targea, Compania del Real de la
Toliman, Compania de San Pedro
Maiz, Compania Montada del Valle del
Guadalcazar, Compania Montada de
Tula, Compania Montada de
Serralvo, Escuadra de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 179 ff. 276-305
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 179 ff. 276-305
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
17900013
Rights
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