Case against Tapia and Arbizo for having caused drowning death of gentile Indian.

Serial Number
041-03096
Title
Case against Tapia and Arbizo for having caused drowning death of gentile Indian.
Author(s)
Navarro, Galindo
Moraga, Jose
Neve, Phelipe
Fages, Pedro
Date
10-13-1783
Date
04-03-1784
Documentation
San Jose de Guadalupe, Monterrey. Oct.13, 1783-April 3, 1784. 32p. Autos, declaracion, originales. Signed.
Summary
Moraya (with witnesses Figueroa and Basques) acts as interrogator in case against Arbizo and Tapia, accused of drowning to death a gentile Indian. Incident occurred September 27, 1783 on ranches of San Jose de Guadalupe. Indian legends, accused of robbing cornfield, was bound and taken by accused. Indian's corpse showed signs of beating. 15-20 Indians responded with bows and arrows with intent to kill Tapia and his brothers. Two accused receive 25 lashings. (J. Hiller, December 1988)
Persons
Moraga, Jose (Teniente)(Comandante)
Grijalba, Juan Pablo (Sargento)
Tapia, Cristobal
Basques, Juan Atanacio (Soldado) (Escribano)
Figueroa, Manuel
Basques, Jose Tibursio
Harchuleta, Joseph Ynasio
Tapia, Phelipe
Lugo, Seferino (Soldado)
Romero, Joseph Antonio
Ailbires, Claudio
Abila, Francisco
Fages, Pedro
Neve, Phelipe de
Navarro, Galindo
Arbizo, Francisco
Places
Guadalupe, San Joseph de (Pueblo)
San Francisco (Presidio)
Sonora (Provincia)
San Miguel de Orcasitas (Villa)
Santa Clara (Mision)
Guadalajara (Ciudad)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 120 ff. 163-178 exp. 8
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 120 ff. 163-178 exp.
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
12000009
Rights
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