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Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.

Serial Number: 
041-04167
Title: 
Autos concerning conditions and establishment of Guemes by Escandon.
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de
Date: 
09-22-1750
Date: 
01-22-1751
Documentation: 
Guemes. September 22, 1750-January 22, 1751. 22p. Autos. Copies.
Summary: 
Documents contain information resulting in formal establishment of Guemes. Describes well drilling and associated difficulties at various levels. Escandon and others conduct review of people, land, Indians, crops, rivers, timber. Contains complete lists of families and Escuadra including names, ages and property owned. Describes planting of crops. Abundant Mesquite and Nogales. Reports from others telling Escandon that more people coming to Guemes. He must allocate more corn and tools. Escandon says must plant wetter lands in sta. Anna because of difficulties in well construction. Also says have taken so much Cascara of Sabinos that have left them dry and dying. Practice will punished, must use palms for roofs. Instructions for Ciprian to direct residents and congregate residents. Escandon names location for mission. Includes city plan. (M. Dannemiller, April 1989)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Juan Elias (Teniente)
Persons: 
Perez, Joseph
Persons: 
Ciprian, Igancio Antonio (Fray)
Persons: 
Guevara, Joseph
Persons: 
Saens, Santiago
Persons: 
Moctezuma, Juan Crisostomo
Persons: 
Telles Giron, Phelipe
Persons: 
Cueva, Andres de la
Persons: 
Gomez, Francisco Xavier de
Persons: 
Morales, Xotoval
Persons: 
Perez, Pautin
Persons: 
Liebana, Toribio de
Places: 
Queretaro, Santiago de
Places: 
Guemes, San Francisco de
Places: 
Santaengracia (Rio)
Places: 
Maiz (Valle)
Places: 
Zacatecas, Guadalupe de (Colegio)
Places: 
Garcia, Francisco Javier
Places: 
Santa Anna
Places: 
San Phelipe (Rio)
Places: 
San Marcos
Places: 
T Aumave
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
Mezas Prietas
Places: 
Linares
Places: 
Aguayo, Santa Maria de
Places: 
Cavallero
Military Groups: 
Valle de Maiz, Compania de Montados de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 180 ff. 176-187
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
18000015
Rights: 
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