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Testimonies relating to conduct of defunct Joseph Escandon and transfer of his title.

Serial Number: 
041-03455
Title: 
Testimonies relating to conduct of defunct Joseph Escandon and transfer of his title.
Author(s): 
Areche
Author(s): 
Valcarcel, Domingo
Author(s): 
Gorraez, Joseph de
Date: 
10-23-1749
Date: 
05-06-1775
Documentation: 
Mexico. June 29, 1763 - May 6, 1775. 56p. Letters, autos. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary: 
Palacio and Osorio's visit to Nuevo Santander to investigate Escandon's conduct, operations, state of colony. Discusses measures taken to protect colony from Indian horse thefts and murders. Discussion on Manuel de Escandon's merit and success in defending and populating settlement compared with that of his Father Joseph Escandon. Manuel Escandon given title conde de la Sierra Gorda due to inheritance and merit. Brief description of Joseph Escandon's service record including reducciones. Description of estate and lands of Escandon to be left to descendants and free of Media anata. Escandon's success at liberating Nuevo Santander from Chichimecs; establishment of 14 settlements, missions. Miguel Escandon accompanied Father on campaigns at age 16 as teniente; service record described. Total of 24 settlements established by Joseph Escandon with 1245 Spanish families. Manuel Escandon's detachment sent to Potrero de Campana to retrieve stolen horses and punish rebel Indians. (L. L. Woodward, November 1988)
Persons: 
Luna, Phelipe de (Licenciado)
Persons: 
Ortis de Landazuri, Tomas
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Persons: 
Palacio, Juan Fernando de (Mariscal de Campo)
Persons: 
Osorio y Llamas, Joseph (Licenciado)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Escandon y Liera, Manuel de
Persons: 
Garcia Mayoral, Pedro
Persons: 
Estrada y Bustamante, Antonio de
Persons: 
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Rubio, Josef (Gobernador Interino)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Santianes, Vicente
Persons: 
Gonzales de Paredes, Josef Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Casafuerte, Marques de
Persons: 
Ardila, Gabriel de (Contador)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Persons: 
Tienda de Cuerbo, Josef (Capitan)
Persons: 
Aranda, Marques de
Persons: 
Lopez Camara Alta, Augustin de la (Ingeniero)
Persons: 
Valcarcel, Domingo (Auditor)
Persons: 
Bucareli (Bailio)
Persons: 
Helguera Castillo, Antonio de la
Persons: 
Vertiz y Hontanor, Juan Josef de
Persons: 
Gorraez, Josef de (Secretario)
Persons: 
Amarillas, Marques de las
Persons: 
Escandon, Francisco Antonio de
Persons: 
Noriega, Melchor de
Persons: 
Escandon, Mariano Timoteo de (Licenciado)
Persons: 
Carballo, Josef
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de
Persons: 
Areche
Persons: 
Lazaro (Indio)
Places: 
GuanaJuanto
Places: 
Madrid
Places: 
Santander (Villa)
Places: 
Nuebo Santander
Places: 
Santillana (Villa)
Places: 
Aguayo
Places: 
Veracruz (Ciudad)
Places: 
Merida (Ciudad)
Places: 
Yucatan (Provincia)
Places: 
Zelaya
Places: 
San Christobal (Serro)
Places: 
Media Luna (Paraje)
Places: 
Ynapuato
Places: 
San Miguel de Grande (Ciudad)
Places: 
Rio Verde
Places: 
Pacula
Places: 
Fuenclara
Places: 
Tancoyol
Places: 
Conca
Places: 
La Divina Pastora
Places: 
Palmillas
Places: 
Taumabe
Places: 
Vizarron, San Josef
Places: 
Millera (Pena)
Places: 
Herrera
Places: 
Tampic
Places: 
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de
Places: 
Veracruz (Puerto)
Places: 
Cartagena
Places: 
Tehuacan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Queretaro (Ciudad)
Places: 
Panuco
Places: 
Valles (Villa)
Places: 
Guadalcazar
Places: 
Charcas
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
San Lorenzo
Places: 
Michoacan
Places: 
San Diego
Places: 
San Fernando
Places: 
San Francisco
Places: 
Liera (Villa)
Places: 
Burgos (Villa)
Places: 
San Carlos (Villa)
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Villa)
Places: 
Padilla (Villa)
Places: 
Cruillas (Villa)
Places: 
Potrero de la Campana (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups: 
Ingleses
Ethnic Groups: 
Mecos
Ethnic Groups: 
Chichimecos
Ethnic Groups: 
Tanambres
Ethnic Groups: 
Pisones
Military Groups: 
Merida, Compania de Caballeros Montados Encomenderos de la Ciudad de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 138 ff. 001-029 exp. 6
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 138 ff. 001-029 exp. 6
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Volume foliated within expediente.
Reference Number: 
13800006
Rights: 
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