Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Altamira.

Serial Number
041-04162
Title
Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Altamira.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
10-27-1750
Date
11-03-1750
Documentation
Altamira. October 27, 1750-November 3 1750. 42p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Concerns reports by Escandon and others concerning conditions in Altamira and feasibility of official establishment as Villa. Contains review of mission, Fabricas, Indians, land, climate and distances from Altamira to other Villas along frontera. Contains complete lists of families, Escuadra and all property. Mentions conditions established for residents and their obligation to stay in Altamira. Mentions financial support for Villa. says peaceful relations with Indians who receive corn rations from Altamira. Cyprian says location is perfect, good land, easy transportation on rivers, abundant fish and other reasons. Recommends uniting with Panuco and Tampico to secure the coast. says temperate with few Mosquitos. Also mentions cultivation of Calabazas. Instructions by Escandon for future activity such as building of homes, treatment of Indians and church construction. Contains city plan including rivers surrounding Villa. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Cyprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Manzano, Joaquin (Fray)
Barberena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Guevara, Joseph
Odriozola, Joseph Ignacio de
Castro Lorrca, Manuel de
Saens, Santiago de
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Perez, Juan
Zaldivar, Joseph de
Melchor, Antonio de
Hernandez, Antonio
Ventura, Santiago
Roman, Juan Joseph
Zervantes, Juan
Perez, Antonio
Maya, Manuel
Orthega, Juan de
Barberena, Pablo de (Indio Capitan de Anacanas)
Places
Queretaro
Altamira, Nuestra Senora de las Caldas de
Suances (Mision)
San Andres (Laguna)
Olives (Salinas)
Trinidad (Barra)
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Tampico (Villa)
Panuco
Tamui
Huasteca
Horcasitas
Sotolamarina
Calabazas (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups
Anacanas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 102-123
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 102-123
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000010
Rights
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