Criminal case against an Indian convert of San Vicente mission accused of killing a gentile Indian.
San vicente, Monterrey, Arispe. August 8, 1787 - February 8, 1788. 12p. Diligencias. Signed, copies.
Gonzales investigates criminal case against 17-year-old Indian convert Merino, accused of Murdering gentile Indian woman. Results of interrogation of Indian witnesses reveal that victim received three blows and died following day. Merino says motive was that Brother of victim had killed his relative three months earlier. Galindo recommends that Merino spend six years at presidio of San Francisco as punishment. (J. Hiller, December 1988)
Gonzales, Diego (Teniente) (Comandante Interino)
Arce, Juaquin (Soldado)
Merino, Agustin (Indio Neofito)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Brigadier)
San Vicente (Mision)
San Francisco (Presidio)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 120 ff. 247-252 exp. 11
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 120 ff. 247-252 exp.
Appears as exp. 12 in indice del ramo
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