Settlement of debt.

Serial Number
100-00249
Title
Settlement of debt.
Author(s)
Goliano, Diego
Date
01-00-1649
Documentation
San Joseph de Parral y Durango. January, 1649 orig. Sgnd.
Summary
Diego has to sell 2 haciendas for debts owed to Toribio and the state - the inventory is valuable. There were 14 slaves involved - Negroes, mulatos, chinese and Indians. However, this is a story befitting the talents of a Perry Mason. It turns out that goliano is the victim of crime. Fernandez has joined forces with Melchor de Valdez, a.m. to rob goliano. In the course of the investigation (a long one, this document is 470 pages long), a mercury ring is uncovered - Melchor de Valdez has been siphoning it off and selling it to mines - making easier and cheaper for them in return for silver. (T. Barnes) (1975)
Persons
Fernandez, Toribio
Quesada, Antonio de (Alguacil Mayor)
Places
San Joseph de Parral
Durango
Ethnic Groups
Negros
Mulatos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1649c fr. 1011-1246.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1649c fr. 1011-1246
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
38
Rights
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