Nuevo Santander (New Spain)--History.
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Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita) was transcribed from archives in Mexico. These volumes record the distribution of land by the royal Spanish commissioners in 1767 to the Rio Grande settlements of Laredo, Mier, Camargo, Revilla (later Guerrero), and Reynosa, which were established by José de Escandón. About 170 of the porciones granted to individual settlers at that time are located within the present boundaries of Texas.
Collection includes photostatic copies from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission primarily concerning different towns in Nueva Colonia de Santander.
Sample collection of 17 maps of colonial Mexico and Texas from the Archivo General de la Nacion, Mexico. Project funded by the Summerlee Foundation. Images and descriptions provided by the photographer Armando Alonzo
Images are accessible via our institutional repository.