Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Horcasitas by Escandon.

Serial Number
041-04168
Title
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Horcasitas by Escandon.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
11-12-1750
Documentation
Horcasitas. November 12, 1750. 22p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Documents contain information resulting in formal establishment of Horcasitas. Reports on conditions of people, mission, Indians. Ciprian says Indians should be moved to Tamaulipa and provided with clothes, tobacco and machetes so can open road to Sotolamarina. Reports on present advantages, Fabricas and crops. Considering new location for mission. Escandon goes on expedition with soldiers and friendly Indians to explore area. Indians gave warm welcome. Description of Indians. Feast of beans, squash, yams, corn, platano. Abundant minerals. Good land and water. Contains list of families and Escuadra and property. Discusses conditions and obligations of residency. Abundant saltpetre adn good pastures. Campaigns against Tanambres. Description of homes and town. Distances from other Villas. Escandon gives instructions to increase residents. Includes city plan. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Ciprian, Igancio Antonio (Fray)
Saens, Juaquin (Fray)
Barberena, Juan Francisco
Oyarvide, Joseph Antonio
Guevara, Joseph
Arzila, Joseph
Altamirano, Antonio
Martinez, Vizente
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Basquez, Joseph
Places
Horcasitas, Juan Baptista de
Altamira
Queretaro
Arze (Mision)
Tamaulipa
Santander
Sotolamarina
Huasteca
Picacho
Cojo (Arroyo)
Mantle (Rio)
Llera
Aguilar, Antonio Alberto
Valles (Villa)
San Juan (Rio)
Taneasnequi
Ethnic Groups
Mariguanes
Tanambres
Palalqueques
Olibes
Huastecos
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento del
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 188-199
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 188-199
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000016
Rights
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