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Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Altamira.

Serial Number: 
041-04162
Title: 
Autos concerning establishment and conditions of Altamira.
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de
Date: 
10-27-1750
Date: 
11-03-1750
Documentation: 
Altamira. October 27, 1750-November 3 1750. 42p. Autos. Copies.
Summary: 
Concerns reports by Escandon and others concerning conditions in Altamira and feasibility of official establishment as Villa. Contains review of mission, Fabricas, Indians, land, climate and distances from Altamira to other Villas along frontera. Contains complete lists of families, Escuadra and all property. Mentions conditions established for residents and their obligation to stay in Altamira. Mentions financial support for Villa. says peaceful relations with Indians who receive corn rations from Altamira. Cyprian says location is perfect, good land, easy transportation on rivers, abundant fish and other reasons. Recommends uniting with Panuco and Tampico to secure the coast. says temperate with few Mosquitos. Also mentions cultivation of Calabazas. Instructions by Escandon for future activity such as building of homes, treatment of Indians and church construction. Contains city plan including rivers surrounding Villa. (M. Dannemiller, March 1989)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Cyprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Persons: 
Manzano, Joaquin (Fray)
Persons: 
Barberena, Juan Francisco (Capitan)
Persons: 
Guevara, Joseph
Persons: 
Odriozola, Joseph Ignacio de
Persons: 
Castro Lorrca, Manuel de
Persons: 
Saens, Santiago de
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Juan Elias
Persons: 
Perez, Juan
Persons: 
Zaldivar, Joseph de
Persons: 
Melchor, Antonio de
Persons: 
Hernandez, Antonio
Persons: 
Ventura, Santiago
Persons: 
Roman, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Zervantes, Juan
Persons: 
Perez, Antonio
Persons: 
Maya, Manuel
Persons: 
Orthega, Juan de
Persons: 
Barberena, Pablo de (Indio Capitan de Anacanas)
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Altamira, Nuestra Senora de las Caldas de
Places: 
Suances (Mision)
Places: 
San Andres (Laguna)
Places: 
Olives (Salinas)
Places: 
Trinidad (Barra)
Places: 
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Places: 
Tampico (Villa)
Places: 
Panuco
Places: 
Tamui
Places: 
Huasteca
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Sotolamarina
Places: 
Calabazas (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups: 
Anacanas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 102-123
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 102-123
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
18000010
Rights: 
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