Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.
Escandon, Joseph de
Guemes. September 22, 1750-January 22, 1751. 22p. Autos. Copies.
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)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Ciprian, Igancio Antonio (Fray)
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo
Telles Giron, Phelipe
Cueva, Andres de la
Gomez, Francisco Xavier de
Liebana, Toribio de
Queretaro, Santiago de
Guemes, San Francisco de
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Garcia, Francisco Javier
San Phelipe (Rio)
Aguayo, Santa Maria de
Valle de Maiz, Compania de Montados de
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
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Military Rolls, Civil Administration, Cattle, Census, Mission Administration, Food Supplies (Grain And Flour), Architecture (Construction), Water Supply And Irrigation, Climate, Land, Mission Establishment, Population, Colonization, Food Supplies (Corn), Mesquite, Municipal (Establishment), Maps (Urban), Building Materials (Palm)