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Documents, map concerning flooding of Croix, reestablishment in paso de Piedras.

Serial Number: 
041-05459
Title: 
Documents, map concerning flooding of Croix, reestablishment in paso de Piedras.
Author(s): 
Casas, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Sagarzurieta
Author(s): 
Calleja, Felix
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-05-1805
Date: 
06-19-1806
Documentation: 
San Carlos, forlon, Croix. September 5, 1805 to June 19, 1806. 134p. Letters, informes, peticiones, map, inventory. Signed.
Summary: 
Around midnight on August 31, 1805, steady rain breaches Arroyo, floods Croix. Casas moves entire population first to Piedras, then to Forlon (between Llera, Escandon), only defensible high-ground in area. Speaks of three years of extraordinary dryness, one of excessive rain. paperwork to make move permanent, report on natural resources of Forlon. Calleja objects that settling in Forlon leaves ranches near old Croix sin auxilios espirituales, ni temporales, open to attack by Tamaulipos; requires Villa be reestablished at Piedras, but promises to allow new Villa at Forlon if more than 30 people want to stay. Much debate of relative merits, disadvantages of each site; detailed geographic description of Forlon to demonstrate superiority to Piedras, signed by many vecinos. Order given to move everyone to Piedras, but some refuse to leave Forlon. All religious effects moved back to Piedras. Yturbe gives official threat that anyone remaining in Forlon will be rigorously prosecuted (may - F.193). Inventory of all church property (f.203). Garcia de Leon describes in detail what layout of new Villa should be (f.207). Map of nueba Villa de la Purissima Concepcion de Croix; key lists residents of each lot, proportions of lots, streets, Plazas (f.210). Chart listing property, mostly different kinds of livestock, of each inhabitant (f.211). (A. Dean, July 1989)
Persons: 
Lorca, Juaquin Vidal de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Casas, Juan Baptista (Capitan)
Persons: 
Iturrigaray, Jose de
Persons: 
Fernandez, Manuel (Fray) (Virrey)
Persons: 
Sagarzurieta
Persons: 
Calleja, Felix
Persons: 
Calderon, Phelipe
Persons: 
Garsia de Leon, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Yxart, Francisco (Coronel Gobernador)
Persons: 
Barberena, Jose Maria de (Alferez Retirado)
Persons: 
Nogaro, Manuel
Persons: 
Perea, Lino de
Persons: 
Guerra, Andres
Persons: 
Medellin, Pedro Josef
Persons: 
Yturbe E Yraeta, Manuel de (Gobernador)(Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Bargas, Antonio Santana (Sargento)
Persons: 
Ortiz, Sebastian (Cabo)
Persons: 
Escobedo, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Ortiz, Jose Bruno
Persons: 
Balboa, Jose Luiz (Cabo)
Persons: 
Docal, Gregorio (Teniente)
Persons: 
Briones, Obispa (Cabo)
Persons: 
Hernandes, Francisco (Cabo)
Persons: 
Fernandes Ysla, Manuel (Fray)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Croix (Villa)
Places: 
Sabinito (Arroyo)
Places: 
Piedras (Paso)
Places: 
Forlon (Paso)
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
Escandon
Places: 
Llera
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
China
Places: 
Croix (Nueva Villa)
Places: 
Sabinal, San Juan del
Places: 
Palmas (Mision)
Places: 
Angeles (Mision)
Places: 
Aguayo
Places: 
Taolipa S(Sierra)
Places: 
Platanal (Mision)
Ethnic Groups: 
Tamaulipos
Military Groups: 
Decima Brigada de Milicias
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 245 Part I, ff. 146-212
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 245 Part I, ff. 146-21
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios not numbered, f.154 nearly illegible from bleed-through, not chronological.
Reference Number: 
24500007
Rights: 
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