Colonization

Marques de Altamira. Estado de la provincia de Texas.

Serial Number
210-00044
Title
Marques de Altamira. Estado de la provincia de Texas.
Author(s)
Altamira, Marques de
Date
03-06-1744
Documentation
Mexico. March 6, 1744. Informe. Transcription.
Summary
Detailed description of geography of Texas (and north America in general, from Canada to isthmus of Panama) and its history including- discussion of French colonies, French-Indian relations; location/number of troops of Texas presidios; brief description Texas found, Flora; first explorers; Frenchmen in Texas; Spanish responses to French, military activities, including founding of missions, presidios; fertility of land and possibilities of trade with Vera Cruz via Bahia del Espiritu Santo; quality of presidial soldiers; French-Spanish relations. See also DRSW serial 4633. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Leon, Alonso de
Cavalier de la Sala, Roberto (French Explorer)
San Denis, Luis de (Frenchman)
Jolot, Medac (Frenchman)
Places
Santiago de la Monclova (Villa)
Sabinas (Rio)
Coahuila (Provincia)
San Francisco (Presidio)
Sacramento (Presidio)
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
San Pedro (Rio)
San Antonio (Rio)
San Bernardo (Bahia, Commonly Called Bahia de Espiritu Santo)
Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adaes (Presidio, Capital de Texas)
San Juan Bautista de Nochitos (Nachites, French Fort)
Medina (Rio)
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
San Fernando (Villa)
Cadodachos (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Nacogdoches arch. 2q292 839 v. 001 pp. 106-150
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Other Location
TXU. Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El Grande 2q248 835 V. 003 pp. 050-067 TXA. Nacogdoches Arch.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4685
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Leon
Cavalier de la Sala
San Denis
Jolot
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-06-1744
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15964
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Marques de Aguayo, and others. Copies of documents concerning proposed expedition to Gran Quivira.

Serial Number
210-00016
Title
Marques de Aguayo, and others. Copies of documents concerning proposed expedition to Gran Quivira.
Author(s)
Aguayo, Marques de
Date
01-00-1715
Date
01-00-1716
Documentation
San Francisco de los Pasos. Jan., 1715-1716. Letter. Auto. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
Gobernador marques de Aguayo (1/12/1715) recommends that Joseph Urrutia who lived with Texas Indians for 7 years, led them in war and still retains their confidence after 20 years among Spaniards, be commissioned to explor Gran Quivira for 3-4 months in preparation for later conquest, colonization. Fiscal Espinosa (5/24/1715) advises virrey to deny request for exploration of Gran Quivira. Junta de guerra in Mexico City (7/3/1715) order Aguayo and Urrutia to supply more information about proposed expedition (typical bureaucrats). Aguayo (11/9/1719) replies that according to Indian from interior Urrutia interrogated, Gran Quivira about 1 months journey from Texas Indians, very rich, possessing big lake and populated by Tecla, padoca Indians. If Gran Quivira is to be conquered, Aguayo believes 40,000- 50,000 Texas Indians and confederates would assist Spaniards. Offers to send 10-12 armed men along with Urrutia. Fiscal Espinosa (1/11/1716) asks for informe from Urrutia concerning proposed expedition. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Urrutia, Joseph (Spaniard Who Lived With Texas Indians)
San Miguel de Aguayo, Marques de (Gobernador de Texas)
Linares, Duque de (Virrey)
Espinosa (Fiscal)
Places
Mazapil (Mineria)
San Francisco de los Pasos
Gran Quivira
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Teclas
Padocas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 021-026
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4639
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Urrutia
San Miguel de Aguayo
Linares
End Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
1715
End Date (repacked)
01-00-1716
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15936
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Miguel Costanso to viceroy Marques de Branciforte.

Serial Number
190-00012
Title
Miguel Costanso to viceroy Marques de Branciforte.
Author(s)
Costanso, Miguel
Date
10-17-1794
Documentation
Mexico. October 17, 1794. 18p. Informe.
Summary
This informe outlines the reasons for and steps that should be initiated to fortify the Alta California coast in response to expected encroachments from the russians and British. Three general proposals are at the heart of the letter, beef up defenses at San Diego, Monterrey and San Francisco; encourage, immigration; and have Monterrey the initial stop for the Manila trade rather than Acapulco. (G. Miller) (1977)
Persons
Sanchez, Pablo (Brigadier)
Colner, (Capitan)
Martinez, Jose (Piloto)
Almodovar, Duque de
Fages, Pedro
Costanso, Miguel
Branciforte, Marques de
Places
Puerto de San Diego
Santa Barbara
Monterrey
Puerto de San Francisco
Puerto de Nutka
San Blas
Acapulco
First Location
Bibl. Nac., Madrid. Ms. 19266 fol. 0175
Original Location
BNE, Madrid, Ms. 19266 ff. 0175
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4773
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Sanchez
Colner
Martinez
Almodovar
Fages
Costanso
Branciforte
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-17-1794
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15917
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Antonio Ladron de Guevara. noticias de los poblados de que se componen el Nuevo Reino de Leon, provincia de Coahuila, Nueva Extremadura y la de Texas (1739).

Serial Number
170-00001
Title
Antonio Ladron de Guevara. noticias de los poblados de que se componen el Nuevo Reino de Leon, provincia de Coahuila, Nueva Extremadura y la de Texas (1739).
Author(s)
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio
Date
00-00-1739
Documentation
Nueva Leon, Mexico. 1739. Relacion. Transcription.
Summary
A description, in some detail of the areas of Spanish colonization on the frontier. It focuses on Spanish towns and deals with the native population only in passing. It is valuable chiefly for geographic description. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio
Places
Nuevo Leon
Coahuila
Texas
Nueva Extremadura
Salinas (Valle)
San Pedro de Boca de Leones
Sabinas
San Gregorio de Cerraluo
Cadereyta
Huajucoal
Santiago del Pilon (Valle)
San Felipe de Linares
San Antonio de los Llanos (Valle)
Blanco (Rio)
Labradores
San Antonio de Bejar
Santiago de Monclova
San Juan Bautista de Rio Grande
Ethnic Groups
Gavilanes
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer 656.9 n93 l157
Original Location
BM, London.
Other Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer 6569 N93 1157
Language
Spanish
Notes
No English translation of this work exists. The original is in the British Museum. Also edition by Andres Montemayor Hernandez. Monterrey, 1969.
Batch Reference Number
4931
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ladron de Guevara
Beginning Date (repacked)
1739
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15890
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Fr. Juan Crespi. Carta la padre guardian, fr. Juan Andres, sobre su viaje de la mision de la s. Concepcion al puerto de San Diego.

Serial Number
150-00004
Title
Fr. Juan Crespi. Carta la padre guardian, fr. Juan Andres, sobre su viaje de la mision de la s. Concepcion al puerto de San Diego.
Author(s)
Crespi, Juan
Date
00-00-1769
Documentation
Puerto de San Diego. 1769. 21p. Orig. Sgnd. Photo.
Summary
Crespi tells of his departure from the mission de la Santisima Concepcion in February 26, 1769, and of his arrival in the puerto de San Diego. Includes a brief description of native inhabitants and the suitability of one of the surrounding villages and its plain for settlement and cultivation. The heathens are poor- describes dress. Ends by asking guardian for additional supplies. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Andres, Juan
Crespi, Juan
Places
Monte Rey
San Diego (Puerto)
Concepcion (Mision) Concepcion
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0067 folder 002-b
Original Location
ASB, Santa Barbara, California.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1531
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Andres
Crespi
Beginning Date (repacked)
1769
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15886
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Atnonio Santos, Juan Leal.

Serial Number
130-00004
Title
Atnonio Santos, Juan Leal.
Author(s)
Santos, Antonio
Leal, Juan
Date
04-10-1731
Documentation
San Antonio de Bejar. April 10, 1731. 2p. Transcription. Peticion.
Summary
A petition (presumably to the governor of the province) signed by eight immigrants from the canary islands who have been brought to San Antonio to settle, which requests that their assigned settlement site be changed due to Indian hostilities. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Santos, Antonio
Leal, Juan
Perez de Almazan, Juan Antonio (Capitan)
Places
San Antonio Bejar (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Islas de Canarias
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0532 folder 001
Original Location
ARI, Mexico.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Location of original taken from Bolton. Archive may now be AGN.
Batch Reference Number
3862
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Santos
Leal
Person Last Name
Santos
Leal
Perez de Almazan
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-10-1731
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15875
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Manuel Angel de Villegas y Juan de Olivan Rebolledo. Sobre las familias del pueblo de Guautitlan que pasan a poblar la provincia de Texas.

Serial Number
130-00003
Title
Manuel Angel de Villegas y Juan de Olivan Rebolledo. Sobre las familias del pueblo de Guautitlan que pasan a poblar la provincia de Texas.
Author(s)
Villegas, Manuel Angel de
Olivan Rebolledo, Juan de
Date
11-03-1730
Documentation
Mexico. November 3, 1730. 43p. Auto. Transcription.
Summary
Physical description of immigrants; inventory of possessions (incl. Agricultural implements); field notes of the journey; description of destination; land allocations. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Villegas, Manuel Angel de
Olivan Rebolledo, Juan de
Places
Mexico
Guautitlan
Texas (Provincia)
San Antonio de Bejar (Presidio)
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0532 folder 002
Original Location
ARI, Mexico.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Location of original taken from Bolton. Archive may now be AGN.
Batch Reference Number
3865
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Villegas
Olivan Rebolledo
Person Last Name
Villegas
Olivan Rebolledo
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-03-1730
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15874
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Juan Leal al Marques de Casafuerte. Que se muden a otro temperamento por las enfermedades que estan padeciendo.

Serial Number
130-00002
Title
Juan Leal al Marques de Casafuerte. Que se muden a otro temperamento por las enfermedades que estan padeciendo.
Author(s)
Leal, Juan
Date
07-19-1730
Documentation
Vera cruz. July 19, 1730. 41p. Letter. Auto. Peticion. Transcription.
Summary
Series of documents concerning the emigration of 10 families from the canary islands to San Antonio, Texas. Includes- list of families with ages; petition to expedite travel due to illness; inventory of expenses incurred; instructions for their care; diligencias concerning their travel route. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Leal, Juan
Casafuerte, Marques de
Places
Veracruz
San Antonio de Bejar
Islas de Canarias
Havana
Guautitlan
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0532 folder 001
Original Location
ARI, Mexico.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Location of original taken from Bolton. Archive may now be AGN.
Batch Reference Number
3864
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Leal
Casafuerte
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-19-1730
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15873
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Gobernador Teodoro de Croix. El establecimiento de nuevas poblaciones en las fronteras.

Serial Number
100-01773
Title
Gobernador Teodoro de Croix. El establecimiento de nuevas poblaciones en las fronteras.
Author(s)
Croix, Teodoro de
Date
11-15-1778
Documentation
Chihuahua. November 15, 1778. 8p. Letter. Auto. Original. Signed.
Summary
Orders from Teodoro de Croix for the establishment of several new communities in order to take advantage of natural resources, to occupy unoccupied citizens and to help defend against Indians. Very detailed instructions as to how each town will be formed. (T. Barnes) (1977)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro de (Gobernador y Commandante)
Barry, Felipe (Gobernador)
Places
Santa Cruz
San Pedro de Alcantara de Napiquipa
San Antonio (Villa)
Casas Grandes (Valle)
Janos (Presidio)
Santiago (Villa)
Torcorr (Valle)
San Juan de Nepomuceno (Villa)
San Buenaventura
San Antonio de Casas Grandes
Durgango
Chihuahua
San Joseph del Parral
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1777b fr. 0704-0708.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1777b fr. 0704-0708
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3151
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Croix
Barry
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-15-1778
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15556
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Alcalde mayor Prudencio de Basterra. Foundation of new pueblo San Joseph de Grasia by parras naturales.

Serial Number
100-01598
Title
Alcalde mayor Prudencio de Basterra. Foundation of new pueblo San Joseph de Grasia by parras naturales.
Author(s)
Basterra, Prudencio de (Alcalde Mayor)
Date
07-00-1731
Date
12-00-1731
Documentation
N.p. July-December , 1731. Peticion. Original. Signed.
Summary
Concerning foundation of new Pueblo of San Joseph de Grasia, by 45 families of Indians from Parras Pueblo, at least some of whom are of Tlascaltecan descent. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Basterra, Prudencio de (Alcalde Mayor de Saltillo)
Places
Santa Maria de las Parras (Pueblo)
Saltillo (Villa)
San Phelipe (Villa)
San Joseph de Grasia (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Tlascaltecas
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1731c fr. 1338-1356.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1731c fr. 1338-1356
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3750
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Basterra
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
1731
End Date (repacked)
12-00-1731
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15381
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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