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Letters from Escandon to virrey, informing him about the destructions the rain cause in Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number: 
041-04060
Title: 
Letters from Escandon to virrey, informing him about the destructions the rain cause in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s): 
Altamira, Marques de (Auditor)
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Author(s): 
Sandoval, Felix de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
10-30-1751
Date: 
04-07-1752
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. October 30, 1751-April 7, 1752. 48p. Informe. Signed.
Summary: 
Two letters from Escandon to virrey informing him of the destruction caused by the rain and requesting 12,000 pesos to buy 3,500 fanegas de maiz to cover the needs of the population. The other letter is to inform him of the progess of the new colony, the pacification of Indians, the establishment of missions, and the discovery of mines. The letters that Escandon is sending the virrey are analized by marques de Altamira and he gives suggestions to virrey. Escandon gives an order to stop a rebel Indian, apostata guardado. (D. Bautista, March 1990)
Persons: 
Barverena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Altamira, Marques de (Auditor)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Baptista Garcia, Justo
Persons: 
Pereda, Bernardo de
Persons: 
Llata, Francisco de
Persons: 
Olazaran, Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Unzaga, Domingo de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gomez, Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gutierrez, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Persons: 
Guardado (Indio)
Persons: 
Cortes, Francisco (Heroe)
Persons: 
Uruena, Juan
Persons: 
Monterde, Manuel
Persons: 
Chrisostomo de Varrueta, Juan (Regente)
Persons: 
Sandoval, Felix de
Places: 
Pilon (Rio)
Places: 
Padilla (Villa)
Places: 
Purificacion (Rio)
Places: 
Jaumabe
Places: 
Santa Barbara
Places: 
San Antonio de Llanos
Places: 
Escandon
Places: 
Tamaulipa
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
Marina, Soto la
Places: 
Camargo
Places: 
Reynosa
Places: 
Tula
Places: 
San Juan (Rio)
Places: 
Norte (Rio)
Places: 
Revilla
Places: 
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Places: 
Valles (Villa)
Places: 
Herrera, Nuestra Senora del Mar de Villa)
Places: 
Jancama (Paraje)
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Guemes
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Santillana
Places: 
Aire (Cerro)
Places: 
Hoyos (Villa)
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Llera
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Tampico
Places: 
Maiz (Valle)
Places: 
Guatemala
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Celaya
Ethnic Groups: 
Janambres
Ethnic Groups: 
Mariguanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Pasitas
Ethnic Groups: 
Chichimecas
Military Groups: 
Padilla, Esquadra Volante
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 173 ff. 027-051
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 173 ff. 027-051
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios numbered.
Reference Number: 
17300002
Rights: 
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