Concerns establishment and general conditions of Llera.

Serial Number
041-04157
Title
Concerns establishment and general conditions of Llera.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
04-03-1750
Documentation
Llera. April 3, 1750. 4p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Concerns autos, plan and conditions for establishment of Llera. Escandon, with assistance of others, conducts review of land, population, possibilities for agriculture, availability of water and pastures for cattle in order to determine if formal establishment appropriate. says very little corn in area, only nine fanegas for all. says lots of lime, sand and wood for construction. says land is fertile and climate is good. Abundant water for irrigation. Gives instructions for introducing Indians to ways of Spanish. Discusses their treatment and political relations. Also includes complete list of civil and military residents, names, ages and property. Gives instructions for formal establishment of town and includes city plan. Mention use of special paper for autos. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Cyprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Medina, Lorenzo de
Escasadillo, Joseph (Capitan)
Barberena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Gonzales, Sebastian
Guevara, Joseph de
Places
Llera, Santa Maria de
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Santa Clara (Sierra)
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 057-059
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 057-059
Language
Spanish
Notes
First part of llera map appears with San Fernando map in previous documents. Second part appears in following documents.
Reference Number
18000005
Rights
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