Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Camargo.

Serial Number
041-04153
Title
Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Camargo.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
05-31-1750
Documentation
Camargo. May 31, 1750. 39p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Concerns all info regarding population and land pertaining to decision to formally establish Camargo. Date of establishment by Escandon. says people sent to area to pacify Indians, build azequias and plant crops. Perez suggests methods of agriculture pending construction of well. Escandon, assisted by others, performs inspection of land, climate, and Indians. Provides information on Indians congregated in area and probability of permanence at mission. Contains list of families including all names, marital status and age. Also, list of animals owned by each and Villa as whole. Describes different tribes in area, saying they are armed, some are baptised and most are peaceful. Contains list of Esquadra, their families and property. States conditions for residents and soldiers and their obligation to remain in Camargo. Description of land and availability of maiz and Trigo. Autos by others containing similar evaluations. Includes planned layout of city identifying Plaza, church, convent, distance from other Villas and surrounding rivers. Mentions use of special paper for autos. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Castrejon, Joseph
Perez, Joseph
Cyprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Garzia, Juan Baptista (Fray)
Garza Falcon, Blas Maria de
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Sais, Santiago
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo
Guevara, Joseph de
Cruz, Matheo de la (Indio Capitan)
Inojosa, Manuel de
Gualequas (Mision)
Cruz, Antonio de la (Indio Capitan)
Dios, Juan de (Indio Capitan)
Santa Maria, Blas de (Indio Capitan)
Viruela, Juan Antonio
Santos, Nicolas de los
Altamirano, Antonio
Nazario, Nicolas
Martinez, Vicente
Places
Camargo, Santa Anna de
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
San Juan (Rio)
Azucar (Paso)
Laredo, San Augustin de
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Norte (Rio)
Queretaro, Santiago de
Burgos
Ethnic Groups
Tarequanos
Pajaritos
Venados
Queros Quemados
Guajolotes
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 001-019
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 001-019
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000001
Rights
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