Presidial soldiers of Santa Fee to governor. Petition: the soldiers had empowered Martinez and Otero to act on their behalf in their lawsuit with Cuerbo y Valdez. Having gotten no results, the soldiers want the two removed from power.
Santa Fee. November 12, 1712. 9 pages. Auto. Peticion. Original. Signed.
The presidial soldiers of Santa Fee had elected Martinez and Otero as their representatives in the lawsuit between themselves and Cuerbo y Valdes. Having lost the suit, they (the soldiers) provided a large sum to finance a trip to Spain, to appeal the decision of the viceroy before the king. However, it appears that Martinez and Otero abused their trust, and the expectations of the soldiers have come to naught. They now ask the governor to strip Martinez and Otero of their positions. The governor sees their petition and he places Martinez under house arrest, awaiting further developments. (Lloyd Kendall) (1980)
Florez Mogollon, Juan Ignazio (Governador)
Martinez, Feliz (Capitan)
Vermudes de Otero, Pedro (Capitan)
Serna, Xptobal de la (Capitan)
Rael de Aguilar, Alfonso (Capitan)
Penuela, Marquez de la (Anterior Governador)
Veytia(S), Diego de (Cavo)
Pinto, Roque de
Sandobal Martines, Miguel de
Garsia de la Riva, Juan (Alcalde Ordinario)
Gilthomey, Joseph Manuel
Cuerbo y Valdes, Fransisco
Santa Fee (Villa)
AZU Film 2182 rl. 04 fr. 0730-0738.
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 004 ff. 0730-0738.
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0184.
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