Mesquite

Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.

Serial Number
041-04167
Title
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
09-22-1750
Date
01-22-1751
Documentation
Guemes. September 22, 1750-January 22, 1751. 22p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Documents contain information resulting in formal establishment of Guemes. Describes well drilling and associated difficulties at various levels. Escandon and others conduct review of people, land, Indians, crops, rivers, timber. Contains complete lists of families and Escuadra including names, ages and property owned. Describes planting of crops. Abundant Mesquite and Nogales. Reports from others telling Escandon that more people coming to Guemes. He must allocate more corn and tools. Escandon says must plant wetter lands in sta. Anna because of difficulties in well construction. Also says have taken so much Cascara of Sabinos that have left them dry and dying. Practice will punished, must use palms for roofs. Instructions for Ciprian to direct residents and congregate residents. Escandon names location for mission. Includes city plan. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Perez, Joseph
Ciprian, Igancio Antonio (Fray)
Guevara, Joseph
Saens, Santiago
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo
Telles Giron, Phelipe
Cueva, Andres de la
Gomez, Francisco Xavier de
Morales, Xotoval
Perez, Pautin
Liebana, Toribio de
Places
Queretaro, Santiago de
Guemes, San Francisco de
Santaengracia (Rio)
Maiz (Valle)
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Garcia, Francisco Javier
Santa Anna
San Phelipe (Rio)
San Marcos
T Aumave
Padilla
Santander
Mezas Prietas
Linares
Aguayo, Santa Maria de
Cavallero
Military Groups
Valle de Maiz, Compania de Montados de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000015
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Escandon
Person Last Name
Escandon
Moctezuma
Perez
Ciprian
Guevara
Saens
Moctezuma
Telles Giron
Cueva
Gomez
Morales
Perez
Liebana
Beginning Date Month
September
End Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-22-1750
End Date (repacked)
01-22-1751
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/11401
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Concerns establishment and general conditions in San Fernando.

Serial Number
041-04156
Title
Concerns establishment and general conditions in San Fernando.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
07-11-1750
Documentation
San Fernando. July 11, 1750. 22p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Concerns autos, plans and conditions for establishment of San Fernando by Escandon. Escandon, with assistance from others, conducts complete review of area including population, squad, land, climate, Indians and agricultural feasibility. says abundant Cal, Piedra, and sand for construction. Also, abundant fish and good pastures. Discusses treatment and education of Indians. Considering new mission establishment. says lack of food sustenance makes permanence difficult. List of all property in the town including horses, cattle and mules. Includes map of city with place for church, convent, and Plaza and illustration of rivers in around town. Mentions use of special paper for autos. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Peres, Joseph
Cyprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Garcia, Joseph Juachin
Melino de Iglesias, Nicolas
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Leal, Marcos
Guevara, Joseph de
Galvan, Francisco Javier
Gracia y Torres, Pedro de
Lopez de Jaen, Joseph
Grunerres, Miguel
Bentura Garcia, Juan
Garcia de Abrigo, Miguel
Galban, Juachin
Zuniga, Augustin de
Medina, Santiago
Lopez de Jaen, Casimiro
Lopez, Alexandro
Davila, Bernardo Francisco
Villanueva
Places
Nuevo Santander
Queretaro
Camargo
Reynosa
Burgos
Caveson de Sal (Mision)
San Fernando
Savinas (Rio)
Cimmes (Rio)
Bezugo (Rio)
Conchas (Rio)
Potero (Valle)
Linares
Ethnic Groups
Pinos
Quiniquanos Pamoranos
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 045-056
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 045-056
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000004
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Escandon
Peres
Cyprian
Garcia
Melino de Iglesias
Moctezuma
Leal
Guevara
Galvan
Gracia y Torres
Lopez de Jaen
Grunerres
Bentura Garcia
Garcia de Abrigo
Galban
Zuniga
Medina
Lopez de Jaen
Lopez
Davila
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-11-1750
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/11390
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Concerns establishment and conditions of Reynosa.

Serial Number
041-04154
Title
Concerns establishment and conditions of Reynosa.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Date
06-16-1750
Documentation
Reynosa. June 16, 1750. 14p. Autos. Copies.
Summary
Concerns autos, plans and conditions for establishment of Reynosa by Escandon. Area first populated to pacify Indians, become familiar with the land and to test feasibility of irrigation in area. Escandon provides instructions for agricultural methods until construction of well completed. Escandon conducts, with assistance of others, review of population, property, land, Esquadra and Indians. Asks for reports regarding probability of permanence of Indians in area and need for new mission. Contains list of families including marital status, name, age and property. Contains list of Esquadra with same information. States conditions for population and Esquadra and their obligations to the town. Provides information on all Indian nations, whether armed or not, name of capitan, where raised, if baptised and likelihood of remaining peacefully in area. Mentions food supplies and basic sustenance. Contains list of property in town including horses, cattle and mules. Includes detailed description of land and digging of well. Mentions which lands need irrigation, which are fertile. Indians working for Spanish are given clothing and dry-goods. Includes city plan with provisions for church and convent and drawing of rivers around location. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Perez, Joseph
Cyprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Guevarra, Joseph de
Escandon, Santiago de (Indio Capitan)
Cyprian, Francisco (Indio Capitan)
Salvador (Indio Capitan)
Gregorio, Nicolas (Indio Capitan)
Medina, Juan de (Indio Capitan)
Fragoso, Augustin (Fray)
Gonzales, Juan Ignacio
Marrines, Visente
Cantu, Carlos
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Saens, Santiago (Teniente)
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo (Alferez)
Arzila, Joseph de
Places
Reynosa, Guadalupe de
Nuevo Santander
Queretaro
Norte (Rio)
San Joaquin (Mision)
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Camargo
Burgos
San Fernando
Rio Grande
Pilon
China
Nuevo Leon
Pamoranos (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups
Comecrudos
Tejones
Sacatiles
Pintos
Nazas
Military Groups
Queretaro, Regimento de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 020-032
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 020-032
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
18000002
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Escandon
Perez
Cyprian
Guevarra
Escandon
Cyprian
Salvador
Gregorio
Medina
Fragoso
Gonzales
Marrines
Cantu
Moctezuma
Saens
Moctezuma
Arzila
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-16-1750
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/11388
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter from Sierra Gora to virrey presenting information gathered by Cuellar regarding area from Revilla to Nueces.

Serial Number
041-03810
Title
Letter from Sierra Gora to virrey presenting information gathered by Cuellar regarding area from Revilla to Nueces.
Author(s)
Sierra Gorda, Conde la
Date
10-05-1790
Documentation
Laredo. October 5, 1790. 16p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Concerns informe by Cuellar for Sierra Gorda regarding water supplies from Revilla to Nueces. Sierra Gorda ordered him to discover all Indian entry spots on expedition. Accompanying diary describes area saying land is fertile. Suggests establishing town and detachment along Ojos de Agua to prevent Indian influx. Rivers would provide quick transportation to another town down River and would greatly increase defense. Has already spoken with people anxious to establish. says Ten small towns would secure Texas and Coahuila. Planning other expeditions in Santander to propose plans in other areas. Cuellar's diary includes details of expedition, route taken and locations of rivers, streams and springs. Includes geographical description of area. Flat lands, empastadas, changing farther along to more mountainous areas. Virrey responds saying in order to act on suggestion, must also have information on wood, labor, land and populations. (M. Dannemiller, November 1988)
Persons
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Cuellar, Miguel de
Munoz, Manuel
Places
Revilla
Laredo
Texas
Bahia
Salado (Arroyo)
Coahuila
Bexar, San Antonio de
Mier
Mier
Rio Grande
Chipinque (Alberca)
Santa Maria (Alberca)
Escondida (Laguna)
Santa Gertrudes
Pintas (Aguaje)
Agua Dulce (Arroyo)
Santa Margarita
Lagarto (Arroyo)
La Soledad (Arroyo)
San Diego (Arroyo)
Leon
Nueces
Camargo
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 091-099
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 091-099
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15900007
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Sierra Gorda
Revilla Gigedo
Cuellar
Munoz
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-05-1790
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8157
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
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