Velasco, Diego de. Suit: proceedings against Velasco for the death of Miguel de Herrera.

Serial Number
275-00335
Title
Velasco, Diego de. Suit: proceedings against Velasco for the death of Miguel de Herrera.
Author(s)
Velasco, Diego de
Date
03-28-1712
Date
04-22-1713
Documentation
Santa Fee. March 28, 1712-April 22, 1713. 49 pages. Auto. Diligencias. Original. Signed.
Summary
Velasco is accused of killing Herrera in his home (velasco's). He flees and takes refuge in a church and convent. He later admits to the authorities that he did hit Herrera, but claims that Herrera attacked him and he reacted in self-defense. Velasco's defense attorney is able to collect depositions testifying to Herrera's reputation as a wild and reckless man who often sought to provoke others, and further testimony to Velasco's reputation as a pacific and diligent citizen. The leave the Villa of Santa Fee, and that he put his labor and carpenter's skills at the service of the church and community. (Lloyd Kendall) (1980)
Persons
Velasco, Diego de
Herrera, Miguel de (Sargento)
Rael de Aguilar, Alfonsso (Capitan, Alcalde Ordinario)
Duran de Armigo, Antonio
Tapia, Maria de
Santo Bal Martines, Miguel
Mora Pineda, Juan de la
Garcia de la Riba (Capitan)
Lopez Tello, Joseph (Fray, Cura)
Penuela, Marques de la (Gobernador, Capitan General)
Martinez, Felix (Capitan)
Archuleta, Antonia
Encarnacion, Juana de la
Madrid, Roque de la (Maestre de Campo)
Places
Santa Fee (Villa)
La Canada (Jurisdiccion)
Santa Cruz (Villa)
Durango (Ciudad)
Galisteo (Pueblo)
El Passo del Rio del Norte
San Felipe (Pueblo)
Panzacola (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 04 fr. 0459-0507.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 004 ff. 0459-0507.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0172.
Batch Reference Number
8431
Rights
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Keywords
General Subjects