Documents referring to petitions to viceroy from settlers from Canary Islands in Texas province.

Serial Number
041-05218
Title
Documents referring to petitions to viceroy from settlers from Canary Islands in Texas province.
Author(s)
Leal, Juan (Apoderado de Familias Islenas), Rivera, Pedro (Brigadier)
Date
12-31-1731
Date
10-26-1732
Documentation
December 31, 1731. 10p. Peticiones. Signed.
Summary
Documents refer to travel and settlement in San Antonio del Vejar of families from canary islands, families name an apoderado to present himself in court to petition return of horses left in different areas due to tiredness as without horses they can not work their land, also petition to be paid monies offered instead of given supplies as such supplies are to expensive. Viceroy concurs with petition even when Rivero advises against it. (A. Dell'acqua January 1988)
Persons
Leal, Juan (Apoderado de Familias de Islas Canarias)
Rivera, Pedro de (Brigadier)(Consejero)
Leal Forras (Alcalde Ordinario)
Dubal, Francisco (Cabo Conductor)
Aguirre, Mathias
Ecay y Muzquir, Joseph Antonio de (Capitan)
Acuna, Juan de (Marquez de Casa Fuerte, Virrey)
Perez de Almazan, Juan Antonio (Capitan)
Vega, Bartholome de la
Ammunarriz, Sebastian
Places
Vejar, San Antonio del (Presidio)
Canarias (Islas)
Texas (Provincia)
Guaticlan (Pueblo)
Saltillo (Villa)
Coaguila (Provincia)
San Juan Baptista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Canarios
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 051-056
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 051-056
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23600006
Rights
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