Capitan comandante Nicolas Garzia de Bustamente. Prohibition of various escandolos publicos, including fandangos, faroles, juegos de naipes, etc.

Serial Number
100-01891
Title
Capitan comandante Nicolas Garzia de Bustamente. Prohibition of various escandolos publicos, including fandangos, faroles, juegos de naipes, etc.
Author(s)
Garzia de Bustamente, Nicolas (Capitan Comandante)
Date
02-15-1787
Documentation
San Joseph del Parral. February 15, 1787. Auto. Original. Signed.
Summary
Various Parral officials, including capitan comandante de milicias Nicolas de Bustamante, complain about escandolos publicos and gente ociosa in Parral and prohibit public congregations in the Side streets (vendimias), where pecados between men and women frequently occur, as well as fandangos in private homes without a license, juegos de naipes, etc. All gente ociosas, Sin destino are to be arrested and put to work in mines. juegos de pelota, and firing arms after dark also forbidden. Related document, also by Bustamante (2/23/1787) states that no vecinos or sirvientes can leave their pueblos, haciendas or Ranchos without written permission of alcalde o de el Senor Cura o de el respectivo dueno de hacienda o rancho. (1372b-1373a). (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Garcia de Bustamante, Nicolas (Capitan Comandante de Milicias del Parral)
Ruiz de Aguirre, Pedro (Alcalde Ordinario del Parral)
Places
San Joseph del Parral (Real)
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1787b fr. 1370-1371.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1787b fr. 1370-1371
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3899
Rights
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