Series of accounts of Indian depredations in Nuevo Santander during administration of Gonzalez Santianes.

Serial Number
041-03470
Title
Series of accounts of Indian depredations in Nuevo Santander during administration of Gonzalez Santianes.
Author(s)
Sanchez de la Barrera, Thomas (Capitan)
Gutierrez de Mandoza, Nicolas (Fray)
Cantu, Nicolas (Teniente Capitan)
and others
Date
08-14-1772
Date
11-23-1772
Documentation
Laredo, Mexico, mier, camargo. August 14 - November 23, 1772. 210p. Letters. Signed, originals.
Summary
Repetitious Series of testimonies pertaining to case against Gonzalez Santianes for failing to contain Indian depredations robbery and murder against small Villas and Ranchos. Notes that Texas Indians seem particularly well provisioned with powder, munitions and guns, perhaps supplied by foreign power(S). Includes undetailed account of discovery of unspecified number of English or French victims of Indian raid near Rio Grande. Includes Series of testimonies of conditions of extreme poverty that Indian raids against livestock have caused. Inhabitants of Villa Mier petition for exemption of payment of Alcabala taxes as Indian raids have left the town destitute. Much discussion by officials on whether to Lower Alcabala for entire province. Includes lists of horses stolen from various towns in area. (A. Tukey, July 1989)
Persons
Sanchez de la Barrera, Thomas (Capitan)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Martinez, Joseph
Gonzalez Hidalgo, Salvador
Pala, Juan Fernando de (Gobernador)
Galan, Joachin
Palacios, Juan Fernando (Visitador)
Osorio y Yamas, Joseph
Escandon, Joseph de (General) Oconor, Hugo (Gobernador)
Gutierrez de Mendoza, Nicolas (Fray)
Cantu, Nicolas (Teniente Capitan)
Balli, Juan Antonio
Ponze, Joachin Isidro
Garza Falcon, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Alvarez Nava, Simon
Guerras, Francisco
Guerras, Ramon
Escobar, Manuel de (Fray)
Chapa, Josef Florencio
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Quintanilla, Joseph Lorenzo de (Teniente Capitan)
Gonzalez Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Baez Venavides, Christoval
Nolasco, Pedro
Places
Carriso (Rancho)
Ciriaco (Canada)
Dolores (Hacienda)
Pato, San Joseph del (Estancia)
Rio Grande
Coabila
Colorado (Arroyo)
Mier, Concepcion de (Villa)
San Carlos
San Fernando
Nuevo Leon
San Nicolas
Burgos (Villa)
Cruillas, Nuestra Senora de Monserate de
Revilla
Tamaulipas (Sierra)
Laredo
Camargo
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Ingleses
Franceses
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 139 ff. 091-201 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 139 ff. 091-201 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
13900003
Rights
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