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Series of correspondence with gobernador Escandon concerning administrative affairs in Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number: 
041-02923
Title: 
Series of correspondence with gobernador Escandon concerning administrative affairs in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
noriega, Melchor de
Date: 
01-13-1759
Date: 
12-30-1761
Documentation: 
Mexico, Nuevo Santander. January 13, 1759 - December 30, 1761. 100p. Letters, drafts. Signed, originals.
Summary: 
Series of correspondence to Gobernador Escandon: tables of numbers of troops stationed at towns and missions of Nuevo Santander; notes ship carrying aguardiente run aground near port of Tampico; notes trip of virrey to Coautitlan; death of Amarillas and appointment of Caxigal de la Vega as new virrey; undetailed accounts of attacks by Xanambres and Taumaves against towns in Sierra Tamaulipas and internment of prisoners from these raids at Queretaro; undetailed accounts of celebrations at various villas in Nuevo Santander of coronation of new Spanish king, including dances, plays, mass, bullfights, loas (?), reenactment of battles between Christians and Moors, moxigangas (?), and music. Also includes letter from Escandon to virrey concerning cattle and corn harvests, notes cases of theft from Pisones by Xanambres and general state of poor relations between these tribes, migration of Apaches into northern part of colonia, and abundance of unspecified minerals in Sierra Tamaulipas. (A. Tukey, July 1989)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Garza, Ildefonso de la (Teniente)
Persons: 
San Cristoval, Luis de
Persons: 
Amarillas, Marques de (Virrey) Noriega, Melchor de
Persons: 
Guerrero y Zambrano, Benito
Persons: 
Sexma, Miguel de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Ladron y Guevara, Antonio (Sargento Mayor)
Persons: 
Caxigal de la Vega, Francisco (Virrey)
Persons: 
Pareda Torres, Bernardo (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Escandon, Manuel de (Alferez)
Persons: 
Crespo, Francisco (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Saavedra, Estevan Manuel de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Serrano Armendaiz, Francisco (Teniente Capitan)
Persons: 
Arriaga, Juan de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Penilla, Manuel de la (Capitan)
Persons: 
Iglesias Merino, Nicolas (Capitan)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander (Villa)
Places: 
San Sava (Presidio)
Places: 
Altamira
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Escandon
Places: 
Llera
Places: 
Aguayo
Places: 
Guemes
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
Soto la Marina
Places: 
San Fernando
Places: 
Burgos
Places: 
Reynosa
Places: 
Camargo
Places: 
Coautitlan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Tampico
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Aneto, San Juan de (Paraje)
Places: 
Aracates (Mision)
Places: 
Queretaro Taumave (Mision)
Places: 
Laredo
Places: 
Tamaulipas (Sierra)
Places: 
Oyos
Places: 
Linares (Villa) Santillana
Places: 
Santa Barbara
Places: 
Tamatan (Islas)
Places: 
Tanchipa (Paraje)
Places: 
Mantl (Rio)
Places: 
Santa Gertudis (Mesa)
Places: 
Palmillas
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
San Miguel El Grande
Places: 
San Juan (Hacienda)
Places: 
Nuezes (Rio)
Places: 
Mier
Places: 
Revilla (Villa)
Places: 
Dolores
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Guadalcazar
Ethnic Groups: 
Xanambres
Ethnic Groups: 
Pisones
Ethnic Groups: 
Taumaves
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Olives
Ethnic Groups: 
Guastecos
Ethnic Groups: 
Pames
Ethnic Groups: 
Aracates
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 110 ff. 128-179 exp. 2
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 110 ff. 128-179 exp.
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
11000003
Rights: 
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