Autos re: Escandon's visit to missions of Sierra Gorda

Serial Number
041-05540
Title
Autos re: Escandon's visit to missions of Sierra Gorda
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Saldivar, Mathias
Date
03-12-1744
Date
07-20-1744
Documentation
Santiago de xalpa, Nuevo Santander. March 12, 1744 - July 20, 1744. 30p. Letters, autos. Originals, signed.
Summary
Autos describing excandon's visit to five Sierra Gorda missions. Dismissal of missionary Cabeza de Baca for negligence of responsibilites, also discussion of need to rebuild mission structures, inventory of mission furnishings especially images of saints and religious paraphernalia, measurement of mission lands, list of Mecos Pames of Xalpa mission ff 97-100, including number of Christian converts. Auto regarding election of Alcaldes and other officials attended by Mecos Pames officials. Saldivar reports that in all missions the children and adults go to Christian doctrine classes and provide details on attendance. (L. L. Woodward, September 1989)
Persons
Fuenclara, Conde de
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Dias Maldonado, Joseph
Fernandez del Rincon
Sanchez, Balthasar (Provincial)
Cabeza de Baca, Lucas (Provincial)
Romero, Francisco (Ayudante)(Testigo)
Peruzquia, Visente Xavier (Teniente Protector)
Martinez, Visente (Testigo)
Saldivar, Mathias
Ramirez de Arellano, Andres (Alferez)
Peres de Mezquia, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Fernandez de Rama, Gaspar (Capitan)
Alba, Salbador de (Sargento)
Francisco Joseph (Carpintero Meco)
Thorres, Lorenzo de (Alcalde de Primer Voto)
Ramos, Domingo
Reyes, Thoribio
Reyes, Manuel (Rexidor)
Martin, Nicolas (Secretario)
Cortes Velasco, Joseph (Fray)
Places
Santiago de Xalpa (Mision)
Gorda (Sierra)
Queretaro
Talpan (Mision)
Agua de Landa (Mision)
Tancoyol (Mision)
Conca (Mision)
Queretaro, Santiago de (Ciudad)
San Fernando de Mexico (Colegio)
Pisquintla, San Juan (Pueblo)
Nuevo Santander
Tilaco (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Mecos
Pames
Mexicanos
Chichimecos
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimiento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 088-103 exp. 8
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 088-103 exp. 8
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24900008
Rights
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