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Letters by Escandon and Ruiz to Revilla Gigedo about Saca de Agua at Hoyos; tanambre rebels

Serial Number: 
041-04044
Title: 
Letters by Escandon and Ruiz to Revilla Gigedo about Saca de Agua at Hoyos; tanambre rebels
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Author(s): 
Ruiz Junco, Fernando (Fray)
Date: 
12-08-1773
Date: 
12-13-1773
Documentation: 
Horcasitas, osuluama. 3 December 1753 - 13 December 1753. 14p. Letters, testimonios. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Escandon reports visits to Padilla, Quemes, Aguayo, Liera, Horcasitas. Notes good corn crops in towns (except Horcasitas); reflects that saca de agua responsible for crop success. Reports Tanambre murders, thefts of horses and goods which threatened saca de Agua and Tanambre attack on envoy officials and soldiers. Ruiz Junca testifies that Unzaga y Barrota knows location of springs; these springs have potential to water half of Hoyos district without work. (S. Gibbs, September 1989)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Gorraez, Joseph de (Escribano)
Persons: 
Albarez, Nicolas (Capitan)
Persons: 
Unzaga, Domingo (Capitan)
Persons: 
Aldaco, Manuel de
Persons: 
Rivera, Juan de (Alcalde Maior)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Persons: 
Guevara, Joseph de (Teniente)(Escribano)
Persons: 
Ruiz Junco, Fernando (Fray)
Persons: 
Unzaga y Barrota, Domingo de (Capitan)
Places: 
Hogos, Santo Domingo (Villa)
Places: 
Horcasitas (Ciudad)
Places: 
Padilla (Villa)
Places: 
Guemes (Villa)
Places: 
Aguayo (Villa)
Places: 
Liera (Villa)
Places: 
Santa Barbara
Places: 
Altamira
Places: 
Escandon (Villa)
Places: 
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio Apostolico)
Places: 
San Christobal (Mision)
Places: 
Charcas
Places: 
Jalpa (Mision)
Places: 
Horcasitas (Villa)
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Panbuco
Places: 
Osuluama (Mision)
Ethnic Groups: 
Tanambres
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 172 ff. 001-011 exp. 1
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 172 ff. 001-011 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folio numbers used here follow pagination present in center top of document
Reference Number: 
17200001
Rights: 
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