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Letters from Escandon for virrey informing him about the advances in the pacification of seno Mexicano.

Serial Number: 
041-04073
Title: 
Letters from Escandon for virrey informing him about the advances in the pacification of seno Mexicano.
Author(s): 
Varona Horcasitas, Joseph
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Date: 
05-28-1749
Date: 
07-13-1749
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. May 28, 1749-June 13, 1749. 54p. Informes. Signed.
Summary: 
Documents concerning a detailed information from Escandon to the virrey on the villages he is establishing with how many families and military. A letter on advances in the pacification of Indians and on the good land they are coming across. Escandon refers to an old presidio that was attacked by Indians in 1729, and that he found two cannons there. Escandon describes the behavior of the pacified. The Indians send their women and children as a sign of their honesty. These Indians have big huts (Chozas) and plenty of maiz, frixol, camote, Sandias y Hasta fosa de barro. The River is navegable con Piraguas frente Al panuco and in la Isla de tanatan there are a lot of platanos, aguacates y variedad de frutas. (D. Bautista, April 1990)
Persons: 
Guemes y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco (Virrey)
Persons: 
Castro Correa, Manuel (Capitan)
Persons: 
Chirinos, Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Barverena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Varona Horacsitas, Joseph
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Persons: 
Villanueva, Marcos de
Persons: 
Salazar, Nicolas de
Persons: 
Ambrocio de Avila, Joseph (Teniente)
Persons: 
Perez, Juan
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Phelipe
Persons: 
Lazaro de Salazar, Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Fernandez de Acuna, Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gonzalez de Paredes, Pedro (Capitan)
Persons: 
Cano, Juan Miguel
Persons: 
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio
Persons: 
Paz, Gregorio de la
Persons: 
Barrera, Roque
Persons: 
Escajadillo, Joseph (Capitan)
Places: 
Infantes
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Santa Maria de Aguayo
Places: 
Tetillas (Paraje)
Places: 
Llera (Villa)
Places: 
Altamira
Places: 
Tampico
Places: 
San Joseph (Presidio)
Places: 
Tampico
Places: 
Guemez
Places: 
Tamaulipa
Places: 
Valles (Villa)
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Tancasneque (Paraje)
Places: 
Guadalcazar
Places: 
Panuco
Places: 
Maiz (Valle)
Places: 
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Burgos
Places: 
Huasteca
Places: 
Santa Barbara
Places: 
Frio (Rio)
Places: 
Mantle
Places: 
Tula (Mision)
Places: 
Tamatan (Potrero)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Mazapil
Places: 
Tanguanchin (Paraje)
Places: 
Gorda (Sierra)
Places: 
Igollo (Mision)
Places: 
Charcas
Places: 
Mateguala
Places: 
Verde (Rio)
Places: 
Pantano (Paraje)
Places: 
San Nicolas
Places: 
San Joseph Alaquines
Places: 
Bedoya Villa)
Places: 
Gamotes
Places: 
Peniguan
Places: 
Santa Dorotea
Places: 
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Places: 
Nueces (Rio)
Places: 
Queto (Mision)
Places: 
San Antonio de Padilla (Villa)
Places: 
Ovejas (Hacienda)
Places: 
Aire (Cerro)
Places: 
Linares (Villa)
Ethnic Groups: 
Boca Prietas
Ethnic Groups: 
Janambres
Ethnic Groups: 
Cadimas
Ethnic Groups: 
Franceses
Ethnic Groups: 
Mulatos
Ethnic Groups: 
Coyotes
Military Groups: 
Panuco, Compania
Military Groups: 
Tampico, Compania
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 173 ff. 258-285
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 173 ff. 258-285
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
17300015
Rights: 
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