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Correspondence between Escandon and Marques de Altamira concerning the preparation of the colonization of the seno Mexicano

Serial Number: 
041-04148
Title: 
Correspondence between Escandon and Marques de Altamira concerning the preparation of the colonization of the seno Mexicano
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Author(s): 
Altamira, Marques de
Date: 
06-07-1748
Date: 
12-24-1748
Documentation: 
Mexico, Queretaro. June 7, 1748, December 24, 1748. 60p. Letters, peticiones. Originals, copies.
Summary: 
In a Series of letters Escandon requests several items that will salaries for new officials, funds to support the settlers until they reap their first crop, a variety of goods for establishing settlements (agricultural equipment, clothes for the Indians to be reduced, oxen, tobacco, hardware, gunpowder, etc.). He also requests the promotion of low rank military officials that participated in his first expedition, an explicit order directed to local authorities of the frontier for them not to interfere with his undertaking, and the establishment of severe punishment for Indians who flee from the reducciones. Several changes to found two more villages, more funds are necessary, etc. The authorities continue to support the enterprise enthusiastically. (A. Nielsen, November 1989)
Persons: 
Rio Teran, Manuel del (Capitan)
Persons: 
Diaz Maldonado, Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Oyarvide, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Barverena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gonzalez, Juan Antonio
Persons: 
Gonzalez, Sebastian
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Phelipe Miguel de
Persons: 
Sanchez, Juan Antonio
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Persons: 
Fernandez de Acuna, Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Escafadillo, Joseph
Persons: 
Ortega, Jose Vicente de
Persons: 
Pereda Torres, Bernardo de (Sargento)
Persons: 
Cotillo, Agustin (Capitan)
Persons: 
Solar, Antonio del (Capitan)
Persons: 
Telles Giron, Phelipe
Persons: 
Perez, Juan (Capitan)
Persons: 
Toca Herrera, Joseph
Persons: 
Zuazua y Muxica, Juan de
Persons: 
Barreda, Roque (Alcalde Mayor)
Persons: 
Ortes de Velasco, Joseph (Prelado)
Persons: 
Avila, Joseph Ambrosio de
Places: 
Zichu (Pueblo Indio)
Places: 
Paz, San Luis de la (Jurisdiccion)
Places: 
Valles, Villa de
Places: 
Gorda (Sierra)
Places: 
Llanos, San Antonio de los
Places: 
Flores, Llano de las
Places: 
Taumare (Poblacion)
Places: 
Santa Dorotea
Places: 
Caldas, Mesa de las
Places: 
Barra, Salinas de la
Places: 
Tetilla
Places: 
Ruzias (Pueblo)
Places: 
Nuezes, Rio de las
Places: 
Santander (Bahia)
Places: 
San Pedro Boca de Leones
Places: 
Panuco
Places: 
Metated, Paso del (Pueblo)
Places: 
Campeche (Puerto)
Places: 
Linares (Villa)
Places: 
Guadalupe de Zacatecas (Colegio)
Places: 
Rio, Santa Maria del (Pueblo)
Places: 
Potosi, San Luis
Places: 
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Places: 
San Xavier (Mision)
Places: 
Huasteca
Ethnic Groups: 
Zichus
Military Groups: 
Voca de Leones, Esquadra
Military Groups: 
Espiritu Santo, Compania del Presidio de la Bahia del
Military Groups: 
Targea, Compania del Real de la
Military Groups: 
Toliman, Compania de San Pedro
Military Groups: 
Maiz, Compania Montada del Valle del
Military Groups: 
Guadalcazar, Compania Montada de
Military Groups: 
Tula, Compania Montada de
Military Groups: 
Serralvo, Escuadra de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 179 ff. 276-305
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 179 ff. 276-305
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
17900013
Rights: 
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