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Concerning condition of Nuevo Santander after massive flood; supply of gunpowder to troops.

Serial Number: 
041-05555
Title: 
Concerning condition of Nuevo Santander after massive flood; supply of gunpowder to troops.
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de
Author(s): 
Valcarce, Domingo
Author(s): 
Balbuena, Joachin de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
10-31-1756
Date: 
06-17-1761
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. December 31, 1756 to June 17, 1761. 30p. Letters, informes. Signed.
Summary: 
Ff.289-294 is letter by Escandon describing failure of most of corn crop during two-month drought, followed by severe flooding (trees falling, Xacales washing away, etc). Describes first his own household's experience, servants and slaves (Mulattos) ill, dying in March to higher ground; second part is survey of damage to each Pueblo around colony. Good detail. Ff.295-303 concern gunpowder supply to troops of Nuevo Santander. (A. Dean, March 1990)
Persons: 
Gorraez, Josseph de (Sargento)
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de
Persons: 
Amarillas, Marques de las
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Persons: 
Gomoza
Persons: 
Valdes
Persons: 
Miranda
Persons: 
Yglesias Cotillo, Augustin de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Camano
Persons: 
Ribaden
Persons: 
Valcarce, Domingo
Persons: 
Camano
Persons: 
Balbuena, Joachin de
Places: 
Seno Mexicano (Colonia)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Taumave
Places: 
Agua de Burgos
Places: 
Reynosa (Villa)
Places: 
Riogrande del Norte
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
Hoyos
Places: 
Guemes
Places: 
Llera (Villa)
Places: 
Santa Barbara (Mision, Villa)
Places: 
Aguayo
Places: 
Palmillas (Mision)
Places: 
Llera (Mision)
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Dulze Nombre de Jesus (Villa)(A.K.A. Escandon)
Places: 
Guayalejo (Rio)
Places: 
Horcasitas (Ciudad)
Places: 
Soto la Marina (Villa)
Places: 
Boca de Santa Rosa (Rio)
Places: 
Altamira (Villa)
Places: 
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Places: 
Rio Blanco (Pueblo)
Places: 
Pilon (Pueblo)
Places: 
Valles (Villa)
Places: 
Linares (Villa)
Places: 
Maiz (Valle)
Places: 
Pilon (Rio)
Places: 
Padilla (Rio)
Places: 
Gorda (Sierra)
Places: 
Taumabe (Mision)
Ethnic Groups: 
Mulatos
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 289-303 exp. 23
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 289-303 exp. 2
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
24900023
Rights: 
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