Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Padilla by Escandon.

Serial Number
041-04166
Title
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Padilla by Escandon.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
09-13-1750
Documentation
Padilla. September 13, 1750. 30p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Documents contain information resulting in formal establishment of Padilla. Escandon and others conduct review of area. Description of well-drilling and associated difficulties. experiencing severe lack of rain. Discusses also land, climate, other advantages, need for mission, and distances to other Villas. Contains complete list of families and members of Escuadra including names, ages and property owned. Discusses conditions and obligations of residency. In general has sufficient water, good land, abundant timber and fish. Ciprian says need to give Indians corn, clothes, and tools to keep pacified because generally untrustworthy. says good idea to build separate mission where water plentiful. Reports by others contain similar information. Escandon gives instructions for upcoming year concerning Villa, Indians, cattle and property. Includes city plan with surrounding rivers. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Ciprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Paz, Gregorio de la
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo
Saens, Santiago
Sanchez de Samora, Francisco
Guevara, Joseph
Marquez, Joaquin (Fray)
Bustrioza, Francisco Antonio
Buenaventura de la Paz
Cayetano Manzilla, Joseph
Places
Padilla
San Antonio de
Queretharo, Santiago de
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Maiz (Valle)
Pilon (Rio)
Saltillo
Santaengracia (Rio)
Guasnizo (Mision)
Dolores
Purificacion (Rio)
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 160-175
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 160-175
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000014
Rights
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