Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.

Serial Number
041-04167
Title
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
09-22-1750
Date
01-22-1751
Documentation
Guemes. September 22, 1750-January 22, 1751. 22p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Documents contain information resulting in formal establishment of Guemes. Describes well drilling and associated difficulties at various levels. Escandon and others conduct review of people, land, Indians, crops, rivers, timber. Contains complete lists of families and Escuadra including names, ages and property owned. Describes planting of crops. Abundant Mesquite and Nogales. Reports from others telling Escandon that more people coming to Guemes. He must allocate more corn and tools. Escandon says must plant wetter lands in sta. Anna because of difficulties in well construction. Also says have taken so much Cascara of Sabinos that have left them dry and dying. Practice will punished, must use palms for roofs. Instructions for Ciprian to direct residents and congregate residents. Escandon names location for mission. Includes city plan. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Perez, Joseph
Ciprian, Igancio Antonio (Fray)
Guevara, Joseph
Saens, Santiago
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo
Telles Giron, Phelipe
Cueva, Andres de la
Gomez, Francisco Xavier de
Morales, Xotoval
Perez, Pautin
Liebana, Toribio de
Places
Queretaro, Santiago de
Guemes, San Francisco de
Santaengracia (Rio)
Maiz (Valle)
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Garcia, Francisco Javier
Santa Anna
San Phelipe (Rio)
San Marcos
T Aumave
Padilla
Santander
Mezas Prietas
Linares
Aguayo, Santa Maria de
Cavallero
Military Groups
Valle de Maiz, Compania de Montados de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000015
Rights
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