Padre Nicolas de Villafani a padre visitador Francisco Maria Piccolo. Carta concerning removal of Indian gobernador from office by captain of military.

Serial Number
060-00189
Title
Padre Nicolas de Villafani a padre visitador Francisco Maria Piccolo. Carta concerning removal of Indian gobernador from office by captain of military.
Author(s)
Villafani, Nicolas de
Date
11-13-1707
Documentation
Cumuripa. November 13, 1707. 3p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Recounts the actions of capitan Garcia, who along with 8 soldiers forcibly removed the Indian governor for disobedience in not sending workers as requested and imposed a new governor. Padre requests his Superior to check and See if the capitan acted within legal bounds. Answer was that only the Alcalde mayor had this power. (D. Deeds) (1977)
Persons
Villafani, Nicolas de (Padre)
Piccolo, Francisco (Padre Visitador)
Garcia, Joseph (Capitan)
Places
Cumuripa
Onabas
Subaque
First Location
Arch. Hist. Hacienda, Mexico. Temp. Leg. 0325 no. 031
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0325 no. 031
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3159
Rights
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