Letter from Indians to the viceroy requesting release or formal charges for prosecution. Defense made in favor of Puga

Serial Number
041-03367
Title
Letter from Indians to the viceroy requesting release or formal charges for prosecution. Defense made in favor of Puga
Author(s)
Lorca, Melchor Vidal de
Murgier, Juan Maria
and others
Date
09-23-1783
Date
10-30-1795
Documentation
San Antonio de tula, Mexico, Horcasitas, Nuevo Santander. September 23, 1783- October 30, 1795. 60p. Letters, informes, autos, peticiones. Copies, transcriptions.
Summary
Concerns Indians addressing the viceroy so they can be released from formal prosecution against them. Murgier jailed Indians for no reason. Series of testimonies provided on accusations against military official. Teniente Puga is defended by his lawyer arguing his client was only following military orders. Allusions made about Indians being killed in cold blood by Puga. Military service records of both Murgier and Puga provided. (M. Marroquin, March 1989)
Persons
Mergil, Cristobal (Indio)
Maria Rosalia (India)
Juan Jose (Indio)
Floxo, Antonio (Indio)
Jose Antonio (Indio)
Murgier, Juan Maria de (Capitan)
Branciforte, Marquez de (Virrey)
Puga, Antonio Fabian de (Teniente)
Vidal, Melchor (Gobernador)
Munoz, Manuel (Comisionado)
Vidal, Joaquin (Alferez)
Callejas, Felix (Teniente Coronel)
Nepomuceno Carrillo y Zandy, Juan
Curiel, Jose Leandro
Perez, Pedro Antonio
Reyes, Jose
Places
Nuevo Santander
Croix (Mision)
Tula, San Antonio de (Villa)
Tamaulipas
Angeles, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los
Horcasitas
San Carlos
Pretil (Real)
Los Angeles (Mision)
Santa Barbara (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Camoteros
Xanambres
Chichimecos
Military Groups
Nuevo Santander, Segunda Compania Volante del
Orden de Santiago
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 133 ff. 118-148
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 133 ff. 118-148
Language
Spanish
Notes
Microfilm reel has no consistent sequential folio numbers. Several sections without folio numbers. Filming appears to have been done out of order. Count given here is Film frame sequence, not numbers found on document.
Reference Number
13300006
Rights
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