Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Santa Barbara by Escandon.

Serial Number
041-04164
Title
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Santa Barbara by Escandon.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
11-04-1750
Date
01-23-1751
Documentation
Santa Barbara. Burgos. November 4, 1750-January 23, 1751. 28p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Documents concern information resulting in formal establishment of Santa Barbara. Escandon and others conduct review of residents, Indians, mission, climate, crops and general advantages of area. Includes complete list of all residents and members of Escuadra including names, ages, marital status and property owned. Also, 10 families live around mission with same privileges as those in Villa. Mentions Indian groups in area. Reviewers say Santa Barbara one of most important establishments in Colonia as stop-over place and has most fertile lands and most abundant timber. Provides distances to other Villas. Discussion of moving mission to Alberca which Escandon later approves. Escandon gives instructions for construction of homes and a road to Llera. says gambling and liquor to be outlawed. Contains record of admission of one family to Villa. Provides instructions for administration of both Villa and mission. Contains map, city plan of town including surrounding rivers. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Ciprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Martinez, Francisco Lazaro
Barberena, Juan Francisco de
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Gonzales, Juan Sebastian
Saens, Santiago
Soto, Thomas de
Rodrigues, Feliziano
Guevara, Joseph de
Ximenes, Antonio
Brito, Andres Joseph
Haro, Juan de
Haro, Julian
Cayetano, Juan Manuel (Indio Capitan de Janambres)
Molina, Batholome
Castillo. Juan Antonio del
Calletano, Julian
Garzia de Leon, Joseph Thoribio
Cordero, Pedro
Elata, Francisco de la
Places
Queretaro
Igollo (Mision)
Saja (Rancho)
Saltillo
Marzapil
Nuevo Leon
Horcasitas
Llera
Huazteca
San Luis Pothosi
Valles (Villa)
Maiz (Valle)
Alberca (Paraje)
Frio (Rio)
Burgos
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups
Janambres
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento del
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 134-148
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 134-148
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000012
Rights
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