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Autos on Escandon's visit to Pame Meco missions of Sierra Gorda as well as censuses and lists of officials and mission establishment.

Serial Number: 
041-05541
Title: 
Autos on Escandon's visit to Pame Meco missions of Sierra Gorda as well as censuses and lists of officials and mission establishment.
Author(s): 
Diaz Maldonado, Joseph (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph (Coronel)
Author(s): 
Trejo, Luis (Fray)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
04-26-1744
Date: 
10-01-1762
Documentation: 
Tancoyol, Nuevo Santander, Queretaro April 26, 1744 - October 1, 1762. 74p. Letters, autos. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Report by Escandon of foundation of mission at Tancoiol, naming ff 108-109. Escandon also visits Cadereyta and Tilaco mission; provides description of 4 companies of troops and discussion of need for more troops to capture fugitive mocos jonases, as well as need for more religious personnel. Description of mission structures; provides names of Pame Meco officials and census of ignorance of Christian teachings, also example of polygamy among Indians. Establishment of San Miguel de Conca and Santa Maria de Agua de Landa misions for Mecos, describes natural resources and division of land to Indians for corn production. Ff 126-127 census of Mecos Pames from Santa Maria de Agua de Landa divided by rancherias. Establishment of San Miguel Conca mission by Escandon with help of Fernandez de la Rama, Romero, and Peruzquia; includes description of surroundings and crops, naming of civil officials, census of Mecos Pames ff. 132-136, 138-139, and list of fugitives from mission. (L. L. Woodward, September 1989)
Persons: 
Diaz Maldonado, Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Escandon, de Joseph de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Perez Mezquia, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Persons: 
Fernandez de Rama, Gaspar
Persons: 
Peruzquia, Visente Xavier de (Teniente Protector)
Persons: 
Romero, Francisco (Comisario)
Persons: 
Ramirez de Arellano, Andres (Alferez)
Persons: 
Alsonso, Thomas (Alcalde)
Persons: 
Alonso, Balthasar (Alcalde de Segundo)
Persons: 
Martin Diego
Persons: 
Thomas Lucas
Persons: 
Diego Antonio (Regidor)
Persons: 
Balthasar Miguel
Persons: 
Christobal, Alonso
Persons: 
Thomas Luis
Persons: 
Trejo, Luis (Fray)
Persons: 
Pancho Francisco (Capitan Meco)
Persons: 
Pedro Thomas (Alcalde)
Persons: 
Lucas, Antonio
Persons: 
Luis Pedro (Rejidor)
Persons: 
Augustin Luis
Persons: 
Cavallero, Pedro Miguel (Alcalde Mayor)
Persons: 
Chaves, Geronimo de (Cavo de Guerra)
Persons: 
Escandon, Francisco de
Persons: 
Saldivar, Mathias de (Caudillo)
Persons: 
Balthazar (Coronel Indio)(Traductor)
Persons: 
Cuesta, Juan de la (Comisario A Guerra)
Persons: 
Castano, Joseph (Padre Presidente)
Persons: 
Sierpe, Joseph de la (Fray)
Persons: 
Gorraez, Joseph
Persons: 
Matheo Alonso (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Gaspar Alonso (Alcalde)
Persons: 
Nicolas Nilo (Alguasil Mayor)
Persons: 
Mathias Alexandro (Topil)
Persons: 
Cruz, Lorenzo de la (Fiscal Mayor)
Persons: 
Lopez, Phelipe (Comisario)
Persons: 
Ossorio, Joachin
Places: 
Tancoyol, Nuestra Senora de la Sur de (Mision)
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Gorda (Sierra)
Places: 
San Fernando de Mexico (Collegio)
Places: 
Laguna Grande (Paraje)
Places: 
Tilaco, San Francisco del Balle de (Mision)
Places: 
Xilitla (Mision)(Convento)
Places: 
Lobo (Rancheria)
Places: 
Humo (Rancheria)
Places: 
Cadereyta (Villa)
Places: 
Vizarron, San Joseph de (Presidio)
Places: 
ToLiman, San Pedro (Mision)
Places: 
Pacula, San Juan Baptista de (Mision)
Places: 
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Mision)
Places: 
Fuenclara, San Joseph (Mision)
Places: 
San Francisco de Pachuca (Collegio Apostolico)
Places: 
Tancama (Valle)
Places: 
Xalpa (Mision)
Places: 
Conca, San
Ethnic Groups: 
Mecos Pames
Ethnic Groups: 
Mexicanos
Ethnic Groups: 
Othomites
Ethnic Groups: 
Mecos
Ethnic Groups: 
Mecos Jonases
Ethnic Groups: 
Chichimecos Pames
Military Groups: 
Queretaro, Regimiento de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 104-141 exp. 9-12
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 104-141 exp. 9
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
24900009
Rights: 
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