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Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Santa Barbara by Escandon.

Serial Number: 
041-04164
Title: 
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Santa Barbara by Escandon.
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de
Date: 
11-04-1750
Date: 
01-23-1751
Documentation: 
Santa Barbara. Burgos. November 4, 1750-January 23, 1751. 28p. Autos. Copies.
Summary: 
Documents concern information resulting in formal establishment of Santa Barbara. Escandon and others conduct review of residents, Indians, mission, climate, crops and general advantages of area. Includes complete list of all residents and members of Escuadra including names, ages, marital status and property owned. Also, 10 families live around mission with same privileges as those in Villa. Mentions Indian groups in area. Reviewers say Santa Barbara one of most important establishments in Colonia as stop-over place and has most fertile lands and most abundant timber. Provides distances to other Villas. Discussion of moving mission to Alberca which Escandon later approves. Escandon gives instructions for construction of homes and a road to Llera. says gambling and liquor to be outlawed. Contains record of admission of one family to Villa. Provides instructions for administration of both Villa and mission. Contains map, city plan of town including surrounding rivers. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Ciprian, Ignacio Antonio (Fray)
Persons: 
Martinez, Francisco Lazaro
Persons: 
Barberena, Juan Francisco de
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Persons: 
Gonzales, Juan Sebastian
Persons: 
Saens, Santiago
Persons: 
Soto, Thomas de
Persons: 
Rodrigues, Feliziano
Persons: 
Guevara, Joseph de
Persons: 
Ximenes, Antonio
Persons: 
Brito, Andres Joseph
Persons: 
Haro, Juan de
Persons: 
Haro, Julian
Persons: 
Cayetano, Juan Manuel (Indio Capitan de Janambres)
Persons: 
Molina, Batholome
Persons: 
Castillo. Juan Antonio del
Persons: 
Calletano, Julian
Persons: 
Garzia de Leon, Joseph Thoribio
Persons: 
Cordero, Pedro
Persons: 
Elata, Francisco de la
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Igollo (Mision)
Places: 
Saja (Rancho)
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Marzapil
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Llera
Places: 
Huazteca
Places: 
San Luis Pothosi
Places: 
Valles (Villa)
Places: 
Maiz (Valle)
Places: 
Alberca (Paraje)
Places: 
Frio (Rio)
Places: 
Burgos
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups: 
Janambres
Military Groups: 
Queretaro, Regimento del
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 134-148
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 134-148
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
18000012
Rights: 
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