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testimonio del expediente formado en virtud del real despacho de su majestad y a represantacion del senor Conde de la Sierra Gorda don Manuel de Escandon sobre que se le coloque en el gobierno de la colonia del Nuebo Santander.

Serial Number: 
041-03601
Title: 
testimonio del expediente formado en virtud del real despacho de su majestad y a represantacion del senor Conde de la Sierra Gorda don Manuel de Escandon sobre que se le coloque en el gobierno de la colonia del Nuebo Santander.
Author(s): 
Areche (Fiscal)
Author(s): 
Valcarcel, Domingo
Author(s): 
Bucareli, Antonio (Virrey)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
01-10-1774
Date: 
08-29-1789
Documentation: 
Madrid. Mexico. January 10, 1774-August 29,1789. 118p. Informes. Letters. Signed.
Summary: 
Documents concern the death of the conde de Sierra Gorda. Gives lengthy biography of his services to the crown, of his settling and establishing of villages and repelling Indians attacks. A detailed account of his early military career in Querataro is given. His various promotions and especially of his successful campaigns against the Indians. A good account is given of his establishing of numerous towns and missions and of his pacification of the Indians and of their conversion to catholicism. Conde de Sierra Gorde decorated with the titulo de Castillo, thus freeing him of payment of Media Annata. Account of 1742 battle with English nation and of their attack on Veracruz. Later documents concern charges brought against him by citizens of his province for his over-aggressive style. royal commission sent to investigate. Conde de Sierra Dies before case completed. His son's role in defending his deceased Father against the charges. Commission's finding of no substance to charges. Additional letters concern the request that the governorship become a hereditary post and that the deceased's son, Manuel, shall be named as governor. His son's biography is extensively listed-military campaigns, settlement of towns, and pacification of Indians. A further request is made that assistance be given to the entire family. Names of family members given and their newly-granted offices and titles listed. Governorship granted to Manuel. Throughout the volume are good descriptions of founding of towns and resulting battle with the Indians. Folios 145-149 are especially strong in describing la Campana en Tamaulipas, including number of deaths, injured and prisoners taken. Also detailed are Indian banditry and the attempt to convert them through education and the missions. (P. Lenz, September 1989)
Persons: 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Persons: 
Escandon, Manuel de
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de
Persons: 
Revillagigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Palacio, Juan Fernando de (Mariscal)
Persons: 
Amarillas, Marques de las (Virrey)
Persons: 
Osorio y Llamas, Josef (Licenciado)
Persons: 
Bucareli, Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Areche (Fiscal)
Persons: 
Mayorga, Martin de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Medina, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Laraga, Diego de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Vidal de Lorca, Manuel
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Garcia Mayoral, Pedro
Persons: 
Ortiz de Landazuri, Tomas
Persons: 
Estrada y Bustamente, Antonio de (Apoderado)
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Rubio, Josef (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Paredes, Jose Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Vega, Pedro de la
Persons: 
Ardiga, Gabriela de
Persons: 
Cabecilla, Lazaro (Indio)
Persons: 
Tienda de Cuerbo, Josef
Persons: 
Camara Alta, Augustin de la (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Aranda, Marques de
Persons: 
Valcarcel, Domingo (Auditor)
Persons: 
Huelgera Castillo, Antonio de la (Capitan)
Persons: 
Vertis y Hortanon, Juan Josef de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Gorra, Josef (Secretario)
Persons: 
Ingeniero (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Lopez de la Camara Alta, Augustin
Persons: 
Cruillas, Marques de
Persons: 
Escandon, Francisco Antonio de
Persons: 
Carballo, Josef (Escribiano)
Persons: 
Noriega, Melchor de
Persons: 
Escandon, Mariano Timoteo de (Licenciado)
Persons: 
Escandon, Jose de
Persons: 
Valdes (Virrey)
Persons: 
Santiago El Chico (Capitan)
Persons: 
Luna, Phelipe de
Persons: 
Ubernon (Almirante)
Places: 
Nuebo Santander
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Santander (Villa)
Places: 
Santillana (Villa)
Places: 
Aguayo
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
Madrid
Places: 
Yucatan
Places: 
Zelaya
Places: 
Tampico
Places: 
San Christobal (Cerro)
Places: 
Media Luna (Pasaje)
Places: 
Guanajuato
Places: 
San Miguel El Grande (Villa)
Places: 
San Jose Vizarron (Poblacion)
Places: 
Pena Mellera (Poblacion)
Places: 
Herrera (Poblacion)
Places: 
Taumabe (Poblacion)
Places: 
Espiritu Santo Bahia del
Places: 
Gran Bretana
Places: 
Veracruz (Puerto)
Places: 
Cartagena
Places: 
Tehuacan
Places: 
Orizaba
Places: 
Reyno de Leon
Places: 
Villa de los Valles
Places: 
Pacula (Mision)
Places: 
Juenclaro (Mision)
Places: 
Tancoyol (Mision)
Places: 
Guadalupe (Mision)
Places: 
Talpa (Mision)
Places: 
Landa (Mision)
Places: 
Tilaco (Mision)
Places: 
Palmillas (Mision)
Places: 
Laguna de Terminos
Places: 
Mechoacan (Provincia)
Places: 
San Diego
Places: 
San Fernando
Places: 
San Francisco
Places: 
Irapuato
Places: 
Liera (Villa)
Places: 
Burgos
Places: 
Tamaulipa
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
Cruillas
Places: 
Potrero de la Campana (Pasaje)
Places: 
Valladolid
Places: 
Puebla
Places: 
Laredo (Villa)
Places: 
Rio Blanco
Places: 
Panuco
Places: 
Guadalcazan
Places: 
Charcas
Ethnic Groups: 
Chichimecos
Ethnic Groups: 
Pames
Ethnic Groups: 
Apostatas
Ethnic Groups: 
Mesquites
Ethnic Groups: 
Ingleses
Ethnic Groups: 
Janambres
Ethnic Groups: 
Pisones
Ethnic Groups: 
Santiagos
Military Groups: 
Yucatan, Compania de Caballos de Encomendores
Military Groups: 
Queretaro, Milicia de Caballeria
Military Groups: 
Nuebo Santander, Real Esquadra de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 146 ff. 112-170 exp. 6 (Approx)
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 146 ff. 112-170 exp. 6
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios unnumbered. This series begins with the phrase found in the title above.
Reference Number: 
14600006
Rights: 
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