Autos on Escandon's visit to Pame Meco missions of Sierra Gorda as well as censuses and lists of officials and mission establishment.

Serial Number
041-05541
Title
Autos on Escandon's visit to Pame Meco missions of Sierra Gorda as well as censuses and lists of officials and mission establishment.
Author(s)
Diaz Maldonado, Joseph (Capitan)
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Trejo, Luis (Fray)
and others
Date
04-26-1744
Date
10-01-1762
Documentation
Tancoyol, Nuevo Santander, Queretaro April 26, 1744 - October 1, 1762. 74p. Letters, autos. Originals, signed.
Summary
Report by Escandon of foundation of mission at Tancoiol, naming ff 108-109. Escandon also visits Cadereyta and Tilaco mission; provides description of 4 companies of troops and discussion of need for more troops to capture fugitive mocos jonases, as well as need for more religious personnel. Description of mission structures; provides names of Pame Meco officials and census of ignorance of Christian teachings, also example of polygamy among Indians. Establishment of San Miguel de Conca and Santa Maria de Agua de Landa misions for Mecos, describes natural resources and division of land to Indians for corn production. Ff 126-127 census of Mecos Pames from Santa Maria de Agua de Landa divided by rancherias. Establishment of San Miguel Conca mission by Escandon with help of Fernandez de la Rama, Romero, and Peruzquia; includes description of surroundings and crops, naming of civil officials, census of Mecos Pames ff. 132-136, 138-139, and list of fugitives from mission. (L. L. Woodward, September 1989)
Persons
Diaz Maldonado, Joseph (Capitan)
Escandon, de Joseph de (Coronel)
Perez Mezquia, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Fernandez de Rama, Gaspar
Peruzquia, Visente Xavier de (Teniente Protector)
Romero, Francisco (Comisario)
Ramirez de Arellano, Andres (Alferez)
Alsonso, Thomas (Alcalde)
Alonso, Balthasar (Alcalde de Segundo)
Martin Diego
Thomas Lucas
Diego Antonio (Regidor)
Balthasar Miguel
Christobal, Alonso
Thomas Luis
Trejo, Luis (Fray)
Pancho Francisco (Capitan Meco)
Pedro Thomas (Alcalde)
Lucas, Antonio
Luis Pedro (Rejidor)
Augustin Luis
Cavallero, Pedro Miguel (Alcalde Mayor)
Chaves, Geronimo de (Cavo de Guerra)
Escandon, Francisco de
Saldivar, Mathias de (Caudillo)
Balthazar (Coronel Indio)(Traductor)
Cuesta, Juan de la (Comisario A Guerra)
Castano, Joseph (Padre Presidente)
Sierpe, Joseph de la (Fray)
Gorraez, Joseph
Matheo Alonso (Gobernador)
Gaspar Alonso (Alcalde)
Nicolas Nilo (Alguasil Mayor)
Mathias Alexandro (Topil)
Cruz, Lorenzo de la (Fiscal Mayor)
Lopez, Phelipe (Comisario)
Ossorio, Joachin
Places
Tancoyol, Nuestra Senora de la Sur de (Mision)
Queretaro
Gorda (Sierra)
San Fernando de Mexico (Collegio)
Laguna Grande (Paraje)
Tilaco, San Francisco del Balle de (Mision)
Xilitla (Mision)(Convento)
Lobo (Rancheria)
Humo (Rancheria)
Cadereyta (Villa)
Vizarron, San Joseph de (Presidio)
ToLiman, San Pedro (Mision)
Pacula, San Juan Baptista de (Mision)
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Mision)
Fuenclara, San Joseph (Mision)
San Francisco de Pachuca (Collegio Apostolico)
Tancama (Valle)
Xalpa (Mision)
Conca, San
Ethnic Groups
Mecos Pames
Mexicanos
Othomites
Mecos
Mecos Jonases
Chichimecos Pames
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimiento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 104-141 exp. 9-12
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 104-141 exp. 9
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24900009
Rights
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