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Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Dolores.

Serial Number: 
041-04159
Title: 
Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Dolores.
Author(s): 
Basques Borrego, Joseph
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de
Date: 
07-26-1750
Date: 
08-22-1750
Documentation: 
Santander. Dolores. July 26, 1750-August 22, 1750. 18p. Autos. Letters. Copies.
Summary: 
Concerns autos, plans and conditions for establishment of Dolores. Contains description of land and length and distances of rivers in area. says area has been penetrated with enemies. Basques is asking for piece of land for his son to be given control of. says he wants to promote peace and populate section of Seno Mexicano and requests financial and military assistance. says from rivers Grande to Nueses has not found Paraje with sufficient water or suitable lands. says many areas inhabited with hostile, thieving Indians. Places in east would be too distant from other settlements and Rio grand is intransitable in areas. Contains Escandon's review of Basques' cattle. says need to increase Dolores' population of 12 families and need arms and munitions. Dolores needs a well. Escandon allocated this area to Basques. States conditions for its administration. says spiritual guidance to be handled by Religiosos of Revilla. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Paredes, Pedro
Persons: 
Basques Borrego, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Basques Borrego, Joseph
Persons: 
Garza, Miguel de la
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Places: 
Nueses (Rio)
Places: 
Norte (Rio)
Places: 
Grande (Rio)
Places: 
Alamo (Hacienda)
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Cantaro (Paso)
Places: 
Sinco Senores (Villa)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Queretaro, Santiago de
Places: 
Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Places: 
Santa Dorothea
Places: 
San Juan Baptista (Presidio)
Places: 
Dolores (Paraje)
Places: 
Revilla (Villa)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Quaguilla
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 063-072
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 063-072
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
18000007
Rights: 
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