This covers Block "L".
Gives us area purchased or granted to
John Haley was POST MASIER listed in
This is a clue to the alley.."Street to the
Sq. "L"..1763 Puente
Lived on Hypolita street side.
Block runs from "Street to Post Office"(Alley)
Listed in Fish Accounts as No. 38.
Sold to John Wilson 1764.
Mopcrief shows Mr. Wilson and Mr. Bachop
there in 1765
Heirs of Antonio de la Rosa
He had lived on Charlotte near Hypolita.
Married 1728 Juana Quinones. After his
death she married Domingo Jose Escalona, No. 168.
Listed in Fish Acct's. In Fish's hands.
Moncrief shows Fish on part and Wilson on part.
Domingo Jose Escalona
Married Juana Quinones, Mrs. de la Rosa, 1745.
He was on Charlotte just north of de la Rosa.
Listed in Fish as No. 64. Lot went to Thomas
Woolridge and house in hands of Gordon and de la
Moncrief shows Gondon there in 1765.
The first two were on Charlotte with Mendez
on the Alley corner.
Francisco Otero was on the Alley of the "postoffice".
He married :M"argarita Josepha Escovedo(?) in 1753.
Nos. 169, 170 were not in Fish Accounts. They were
previously sold to Thomas Tweedy and James Cameron
before the Spanish owners left Florida.
Moncrief shows both there on map of 1765.
No. 171 went to John Hitman in 1765 and was listed
in Fish as No. 29.
'0. 1 Francisco 'nnitez
-arried 'i.l;:. ela Otero in 1744
.he was sister of 171 and
I suspect n.ri of : 70 was also
Th-'" lived on v street near the
:"ley. All were children of Santiago
Otero and Catalina Bernal (B-rnardo) de
eientes. carriedd July 5, 1714.
".'. 172 went to John Hitman, too. N.. 36 in Fish.
No. 1"'_ Antonio Cruz Ribera
On the bayfront north of :'enitez.
t'..:rried 'rsa Ar.,~1o, 1756.
She was '.iuihter of Fabian Anutlo Jr.
Her aunt, R sa Ar; lo, the senior, was
din .ter of Fabian '.. ilo, Sr.
r'sa, senior was mother of Josepha s ovedo,
wife of Governor "1' zio.
ilsa, the j,.nior, was her ist cousin.
Fish had No. 173 sold to hitterr 'ummir in 1766. '',. 99,
SrLcrief had Mr. :i-. well there on he 1765 map.
No. 174; Don Jose de Leon
F-r of .'ori Geronimo Josef de Leon, and ri- !son
of the elder Lorenzo Josef de Leon, Jose was
also *-i -.lson of 3Lt. --jor Henrique de Robera,
See the Aviles Street section on "de Leon" or
the si nment "de Lon" for full -neal :- cal
He marr-ied by dispensation(his cousin)
A',. 19, 1753 Antonia de Florencia y Hita.
Hi was on '.:,Y front just before the Hyrnlita corner.
Fish has no ent'y. Wi lliam 'rnn wa on nart of t is
on ." nctPief.
'. ': alley separating the two little blocks was called
the "Street to the Post Office". Esc. 413, 1785 and
F..-, No. 49, 1.787...(Postmaster and Stre-t to Post offi'e)
Esc: 413 1785 give area known as 167 and part of 174
to John Haley in 1782. He later sold it to
Luciana de Herrera, old resident. 1785.
BUT THIS IS IMPORTANT AS JOHN HALEY was listed on
DeBrahm's as POSTMASTER...
Esc: 126v 1785 and No. 450 v. 1786 show that
Nos. 172, 171 in 1763 passed from Hitman in 1770
to Bernardo Humbart in 1780 to James Smith in 1782
and Wade Stubbs sells to Francisco Sanchez in 1785
with Sanchez selling to Manuel BenDicho in 1786.
Esc: No. 334, 1785 shows us what happened to No. 168 in 1763.
Governor granted to Isabel Cooke in 1783 and she sold
to Jose Peso de Burgo, Corsican hide dealer.
Esc: 108-1785 gives us land known once as 169-170 in 1763.
After Tweedy and Cameron in 1764 came Robert Bonsal
the blacksmith in 1768.
Then James Smith and Ana Webley in 1782
Then Mrs. Smith to BeinDicho in 1785. Gives boundaries.
Note: Jose Turdas had the area known as No. 166 in 1763.
He was listed on the 1788 map.
The Postmaster's area had gone to Herrera as Luciana
was in this area in 1788.
BienDicho had the full area purchased above.
Peso de Burgo was still in his area and the Cruz area
formerly No. 173 in 1763 was in the hands of Charles Morris.
Mrs. Morris lived there in 1788.
Number of other Tscrituras numbers carry you thru to
1793. No. 132v, 1791
No. 163, 1791
No. 15 1790
No. 264v, 1791 all show changes.
No. 131v 1793
No. 377, 1792
Rough but quick to scan..
f-Wilson & Bachop
6- Mrs. 'lorris
POSTMASTER owned in 1782/85.
I-Area where the