Dirucaca, Jeronimo. Proceedings in suit for criminal charges including witchcraft and murder.
Santa Fee. July 4, 1713. 45 pages. Auto. Causa criminal. Original. Signed. Dct May 8, 1713 - July 4, 1713.
Dirucaca, an Indian of Pecuries, is accused of multiple her daughters; of practicing witchcraft, reputedly involving the deaths of a number of persons, including some women who rejected his illicit advances; of inciting the natives of his town to ignore and defy the teachings of the Christian priests. There is some convincing evidence against him, and he is imprisoned. But, then, it is discovered that he knows the location of a silver mine. In exchange for showing the Spanish authorities the site of the mine, the charges against dirucaca are dropped and he is released; with the stipulations that he can no longer reside in Pecuries, and that he pay the procedural costs of the suit against him; (twenty one pesos). (Lloyd Kendall) (1980)
Sandobal Martines, Miguel de (Capitan)
Cormagea, Lorenzo (Indio)
Puia (Puija), Luis (Indio Ladino)
Alma, Miguel Thenorio de
Casados, Francisco Josephe de
Peaquilte, Antonio (Fiscal, Indio)
Flecha, Lorenzo (Governador de Pecuries)
Pazitaje, Antonio (Theniente de Pecuries)
Pochite, Ignacio (Cazique de Pecuries)
Flores Mogollon, Joan Ignacio (Governador)
Paez Hurtado, Juan (General)
Pintto, Roque de
Gilthomey, Joseph Manuel
Atienza Alcala, Juan de
Arellano, Xptobal de (Capitan)
Nava de Brasinas, Marques de la
Lara, Joseph de (Padre)
Rodriguez Cubero, Pedro
Alvarez, Juan (Padre Custodio)
Biejo, Lorenzo El
Juchiri (Hermano de Antonio Chapulin)
Geronimo, Don (Theniente)
Navarro, Blas (Padre Predicador)
Montes Vixil, Francisco (Alferez)
Rael de Aguilar, Alonso (Capitan)
Los Pecuries (Pueblo)
Santa Fee (Villa)
San Juan (Pueblo)
AZU Film 2182 rl. 04 fr. 0840-0884.
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 004 ff. 0840-0884.
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0192.
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