Concerning condition of Nuevo Santander after massive flood; supply of gunpowder to troops.

Serial Number
041-05555
Title
Concerning condition of Nuevo Santander after massive flood; supply of gunpowder to troops.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Valcarce, Domingo
Balbuena, Joachin de
and others
Date
10-31-1756
Date
06-17-1761
Documentation
Nuevo Santander. December 31, 1756 to June 17, 1761. 30p. Letters, informes. Signed.
Summary
Ff.289-294 is letter by Escandon describing failure of most of corn crop during two-month drought, followed by severe flooding (trees falling, Xacales washing away, etc). Describes first his own household's experience, servants and slaves (Mulattos) ill, dying in March to higher ground; second part is survey of damage to each Pueblo around colony. Good detail. Ff.295-303 concern gunpowder supply to troops of Nuevo Santander. (A. Dean, March 1990)
Persons
Gorraez, Josseph de (Sargento)
Escandon, Joseph de
Amarillas, Marques de las
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Gomoza
Valdes
Miranda
Yglesias Cotillo, Augustin de (Capitan)
Camano
Ribaden
Valcarce, Domingo
Camano
Balbuena, Joachin de
Places
Seno Mexicano (Colonia)
Nuevo Santander
Queretaro
Taumave
Agua de Burgos
Reynosa (Villa)
Riogrande del Norte
Padilla
Hoyos
Guemes
Llera (Villa)
Santa Barbara (Mision, Villa)
Aguayo
Palmillas (Mision)
Llera (Mision)
Veracruz
Dulze Nombre de Jesus (Villa)(A.K.A. Escandon)
Guayalejo (Rio)
Horcasitas (Ciudad)
Soto la Marina (Villa)
Boca de Santa Rosa (Rio)
Altamira (Villa)
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Rio Blanco (Pueblo)
Pilon (Pueblo)
Valles (Villa)
Linares (Villa)
Maiz (Valle)
Pilon (Rio)
Padilla (Rio)
Gorda (Sierra)
Taumabe (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Mulatos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 289-303 exp. 23
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 289-303 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24900023
Rights
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