Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Dolores.

Serial Number
041-04159
Title
Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Dolores.
Author(s)
Basques Borrego, Joseph
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
07-26-1750
Date
08-22-1750
Documentation
Santander. Dolores. July 26, 1750-August 22, 1750. 18p. Autos. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Concerns autos, plans and conditions for establishment of Dolores. Contains description of land and length and distances of rivers in area. says area has been penetrated with enemies. Basques is asking for piece of land for his son to be given control of. says he wants to promote peace and populate section of Seno Mexicano and requests financial and military assistance. says from rivers Grande to Nueses has not found Paraje with sufficient water or suitable lands. says many areas inhabited with hostile, thieving Indians. Places in east would be too distant from other settlements and Rio grand is intransitable in areas. Contains Escandon's review of Basques' cattle. says need to increase Dolores' population of 12 families and need arms and munitions. Dolores needs a well. Escandon allocated this area to Basques. States conditions for its administration. says spiritual guidance to be handled by Religiosos of Revilla. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Gonzales de Paredes, Pedro
Basques Borrego, Juan Joseph
Basques Borrego, Joseph
Garza, Miguel de la
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Places
Nueses (Rio)
Norte (Rio)
Grande (Rio)
Alamo (Hacienda)
Nuevo Leon
Cantaro (Paso)
Sinco Senores (Villa)
Nuevo Santander
Queretaro, Santiago de
Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Santa Dorothea
San Juan Baptista (Presidio)
Dolores (Paraje)
Revilla (Villa)
Nuevo Santander
Quaguilla
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 063-072
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 063-072
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000007
Rights
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