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Concerning arrest of Santianez, repopulation of San Juan.

Serial Number: 
041-03065
Title: 
Concerning arrest of Santianez, repopulation of San Juan.
Author(s): 
Sierragorda, Conde de la
Author(s): 
Alcala, Antonio de
Author(s): 
Leon, Eugenio de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
02-13-1772
Date: 
07-28-1772
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. February 13 to July 28, 1772. 36p. Letters, informes. Signed, unsigned.
Summary: 
Letter from Sierragorda to Ursua spouting praise for Santianez, claiming accusations against him (crime unspecified) are unjust. Dispositions by Leon, Ruiz, Alcala, Sierragorda, Santianez. Fragment of unsigned letter (presumably by Santianez) complaining of mistreatment in his arrest. Letter from Sierragorda accusing Indians of fabricating rumors while intoxicated, being untrustworthy. Discusses Indian hostilities that precipitated, accompanied evacuation of San Juan, now interfere with repopulation. List of all residents of San Juan hacienda (wives named also), their positions, relationships, weapons, servants. Gives number of people (120 in 48 families), animals, spare weapons; preparations for defense. Although Indians offer 100 insults during repopulation, Spanish intend to preserve harmony, resume reduccion attempts. Mentions that Noriega is Santianez' Brother. (A. Dean, July, 1989)
Persons: 
Palacio, Juan Fernando
Persons: 
Rubio, Joseph
Persons: 
Gonzalez de Santianez, Vizente (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Sierragorda, Conde de la
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio de (Fray)
Persons: 
Escandon, Manuel de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Ruiz, Casimizo Lucio
Persons: 
Alcala, Antonio de
Persons: 
Leon, Eugenio de
Persons: 
Butron, Sebastian
Persons: 
Penilla, Manuel de la
Persons: 
Cuevas, Felis
Persons: 
Cantu, Miguel
Persons: 
Arellano, Nicolas
Persons: 
Gonzales de Paredez, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Sotelo, Sebastian (Mayordomo)
Persons: 
Sanches, Pablo
Persons: 
Gutierres Bolade, Miguel Jeronimo
Persons: 
Bucareli y Urzua, Antonio
Persons: 
Noriega, Melchor de
Places: 
Queretaro (Ciudad)
Places: 
Nuebo Santander
Places: 
Santander (Villa)
Places: 
Mexico (Ciudad)
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
San Juan (Hacienda)
Places: 
Soto la Marina
Places: 
Santillanas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 119 ff. 019-036
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 119 ff. 019-036
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Out of order, fragments of related documents interspersed, part of some pages lost in gutter.
Reference Number: 
11900003
Rights: 
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