Geographic defense-plan reports from Bazquez Borrego (elder) to Escandon.

Serial Number
041-05548
Title
Geographic defense-plan reports from Bazquez Borrego (elder) to Escandon.
Author(s)
Basquez Borrega, Joseph (Elder)(Capitan)
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Gorraez, Joseph de
and others
Date
07-26-1750
Date
08-01-1757
Documentation
Nuevo Santander, Coahuila. July 26, 1750 toAugust 1, 1757. Informes. Transcribed, few signed.
Summary
Gathered, transcribed documents discussing possible locations in Nuebo Santander, Coahuila for new presidios or relocation of old ones. Problem finding sites with sufficient water, defensible. Letters span 7 years but all very similar; lots of information on geography, distances between places, locations of Arroyos and Rios, places suitable for livestock, etc. (A. Dean, March 1990)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Gonzalez de Pandes, Pedro
Vasquez Borrego, Joseph (Younger)
Basquez Borrego, Joseph (Elder) (Capitan)
San Pedro de El Alamo, Conde de
Borrego, Juan
Guevara, Joseph de
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio (Capitan)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Nazario Ximenez, Nicolas
Martines, Vicente
Altamirano, Antonio
Barrada, Diego Joseph de la (Alferez)
Sanchez, Thomas
Garza, Xavier de
Salinas, Miguel
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Noriega, Melchor de
Morales, Antonio Vizente
Gorraez, Joseph de
Saenz, Santiago
Arzila, Joseph de
Places
Seno Mexicano (Provincia)
Norte (Rio)
Sierragorda
Alamo, Nuestra Senora de San Juan del Nuevo Santander (Hacienda)
Pasaje, Pura y Limpia Concepsion de El (Presidio)
Coaguila (Provincia)
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Garza, Miguel de la (Paso)
Cantaro (Paso)
Santa Anna (Canada)
Sal, Arroyo de (Canada)
Queretaro, Santiago de (Ciudad)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
Santa Dorotea (Mision)(A.K.A. Bahia)
Valmazeda (Villa)
Vedoya (Villa)
Nuezes, Rio de las (Presidio)
Revilla (Villa)
Jacinto (Paso)
Camargo (Villa)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
San Juan Baptista (Presidio)
Dolores, Nuestra Senora de los
Cinco Senores (Villa)
Nueva Galicia
Aguanabal (Rio)
Guadalajara
Sacramento, Santa Rosa Maria del (Presidio)
Rio Grande, San Juan Baptista del (Presidio)
Saltillo
Cabras (Hacienda)
Quatro Zienegas (Puerto)
Guasteca (Costa)
Tampico (Puerto)
Vejar, Bahia de San Antonio de (Presidio)
Adais, San Francisco Xavier de los (Presidio)
Bahia (Presidio)(A.K.A. Santa Dorotea)
Alamo (Hacienda)
Avajo (Rio)
La Sal (Paso)
Nuebo Santader (Pueblo)
Mier
Ethnic Groups
Tovosos
Military Groups
Queretaro, Santiago de, Regimiento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 189-211 exp.19, part 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 189-211 exp. 19
Language
Spanish
Notes
Bottoms cut off of several folios.
Reference Number
24900016
Rights
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