Descripcion de las particularidados de la poblazion del passo del Rio del norte.

Serial Number
180-00014
Title
Descripcion de las particularidados de la poblazion del passo del Rio del norte.
Date
09-01-1773
Documentation
El Paso del Rio del Norte. September 1, 1773. 5p. Informe. Transcription.
Summary
Description of El Paso by an unnamed citizen. Gives location via coordinants and landmarks. Lists missions and Indians (Mansos now extinct; Indians and Spanish mixed in their habitation). Detailed description of irrigation. Very detailed description of agriculture (including types and quality of crops). Population statistics. Commerce. Exchange Rate (silver to pesos). Scarcity of Ganado mayor and mayor; abundance of fish (described in detail). Lists diesmos. (R. Perez) (1977)
Places
El Paso del Rio del Norte
Las Minas (Cerro)
Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Mision)
San Jose del Paso (Mision)
San Lorenzo El Real (Mision)
Senecu (Mision)
La Ysleta (Mision)
El Socorro (Mision)
Nuevo Mexico
Ethnic Groups
Mansos
Piros
Pimas
Sumas
Genizaros
Comanches
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0231
Original Location
BN, Mexico, Leg. 0053
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4367
Rights
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