Concerns establishment and general conditions of Burgos.
Escandon, Joseph de
Burgos. July 7, 1750. 22p. Autos. Copies.
Concerns autos, plans and conditions regarding the establishment of Burgos by Escandon. Contains descriptions of geography, fertility of land and availability of water for irrigation. Review by Escandon and others of Indians, population, squad and property in town. Discussion of feasibility of irrigation and suitablity of pastures for cattle. Mentions possible Indian threat. says would need more people and soldiers. Indian captain from Tamaulipa arrives with peace request. Escandon grants request. Document does not contain name of Indian group. Discussion of proper location for settlement of these Indians. Contains list of families, names, ages and property. Similar list for squad. Mentions all people's obligation to remain in Burgos. says transportation in area difficult because pathways still need to be cut out. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio (Capitan)
Sanchez de Zamoza, Francisco (Teniente)
Cyprian, Igancio Antonio (Fray)
Fierro, Simon del (Fray)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo (Alferez)
Leal de Leon y Guevarra, Joseph Antonio
Garza, Blas Maria de (Capitan)
Santander, Escuadra Volante de
Guadalcazar, Compania de
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 033-044
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 033-044
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