Autos from Soler and Sal to virrey, all dealing with embezzlement charge against Sal, paymaster of Monterrey.

Serial Number
041-03098
Title
Autos from Soler and Sal to virrey, all dealing with embezzlement charge against Sal, paymaster of Monterrey.
Author(s)
Soler, Nicolas
Sal, Hermenegildo
Fages, Pedro
Navarro, Galindo
Date
12-16-1781
Date
12-09-1789
Documentation
Monterrey, Arispe, Chihuahua, Santa Barbara. August 8, 1787- December 9,1789. 128p. Autos, declaraciones, recibo, diligencias. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Summary of embezzlement charge against Sal and investigation into debt in funds he managed. Interrogations made by Soler seeking knowledge of vices, distractions or other expenses beyond the expected made by Sal. Witnesses agree that expenses of accused were inflated but no vices were observed. Sal's inventory of 23 different items (f.185), including items of cloth, sword, ink well, pistols, flasks, livestock, and otter pelts and their monetary values to be received by depository. Sal provides listing of charges and expenses produced under his leadership from January 1782 to September 1787. Accountants Zuniga and Arguello provide similar listing (f.230-236) for same time period. Sal presents a defense (f.239-242).(J. Hiller, December 1988)
Persons
Soler, Nicolas (Ayudante Inspector)
Sal, Hermenegildo (Alferes)
Fages, Pedro (Gobernador)
Croix (Virrey)
Sanches, Joseph Thadeo (Escribano) (Soldado)
Vargas, Manuel de (Sargento)
Estrella, Josef
Carrillo, Mariano
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Bravo, Josef (Soldado)
Yorva, Antonio de
Briones, Marcos
Ortega, Josef Francisco de (Teniente)
Arguello, Joseph (Teniente)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Brigadier)
Zuniga, Joseph de (Teniente)
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de (Capitan)
Places
Monterrey (Presidio)
San Luis Potosi
San Sedurni
San Francisco (Presidio)
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
San Blas
Mexico
Colorado (Rio)
San Antonio (Mision)
Sonora
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 120 ff. 183-246 exp. 10
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 120 ff. 183-246 exp.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as exp. 11 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
12000011
Rights
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