Information related to the establishment and conquest of Sierra Gorda, autos formed against Escandon.

Serial Number
041-05516
Title
Information related to the establishment and conquest of Sierra Gorda, autos formed against Escandon.
Author(s)
Queijo, Domingo
Cornide y Saavedra, Diego Antonio (Asesor)
Gerico, Antonio
and others
Date
09-22-1766
Date
12-10-1766
Documentation
Mexico. September 22, 1766-December 10, 1766. 52p. Autos. Signed.
Summary
Virrey orders investigation of complaints of fray Garcia concerning conquest of new colony; Cornide is placed in charge of collecting declarations, asks six questions concerning abuses of Escandon. For example, was Escandon successful in his commission, did Escandon drive off rather than pacify Indians, did Escandon withhold salaries, was Escandon nepotistic, why has Escandon become so rich in the wake of the conquest, did Escandon do anything right in the conquest? (D. Bautista, may 1990)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Garcia, Joseph Joachin (Fray)
Ortega, Francisco
Cornide y Saavedra, Diego Antonio (Asesor)
Gonzalez, Pedro
Barberena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Trasierra, Joseph (Capitan)
Zamora, Gabriel de
Rivera Platero, Domingo
Gerico, Antonio
Lorenzo y Aguiar, Antonio
Bruega, Francisco Miguel la
Soto Troncoso y Lira, Francisco
Mariano, Joachin Maria (Fray)
Motesuma, Phelipe Miguel
Toledo, Francisco
Marques, Eugenio (Capitan)
Quintanilla, Joseph
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Amarillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Fuenclara, Conde de (Virrey)
Vizcarra, Joseph
Perea, Christoval
Manuela (India)
Araujo, Francisco
Barrera, Pedro
Rama del Pilar, Gaspar (Capitan)
Saldivar, Matias
Sanchez, Christoval
Gomez, Andres (Cura)
Osorio y Llamas (Licenciado)
Queijo, Domingo
Galves, Joseph de
Rico Santos, Antonio
Valdez, Angel
Places
Tampico
Nuevo Orleans
Altamira
Horcasitas
Escandon
Aguayo
Vigo
Guemes
Padilla
Santander
Marina, Soto la
San Fernando
Cerralvo
Valles (Villa)
Cadereita
Nuevo Santander
Huasteca
Zaus
Queretaro
Cozcatlan
Taniagua
Guachinango
Maiz (Valle)
Concaen (Hacienda)
Conca (Rio)
Ayuta (Rio)
Xalpa (Mision)
Guadalaxara
Laredo
Jolla (Paraje)
Gorda (Sierra)
Camargo
Verde (Rio)
San Miguel Conca (Mision)
Concepcion (Mision)
Tilaco, San Francisco (Mision)
San Antonio (Presidio)
Tancoyol (Mision)
San Juan de la Penitencia (Convento)
Tasajo (Villa)
Savinas (Rio)
Escanela, San Pedro
Llera
Tancama (Valle)
Ethnic Groups
Mecos
Pames
Olives
Tonaces
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 248 ff. 069-095
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 248 ff. 069-095
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24800004
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