Ortiz, Nicolas (capitan). Criminal case against Nicolas Ortiz (capitan) relating to dispute over irrigation of lands.

Serial Number
275-00500
Title
Ortiz, Nicolas (capitan). Criminal case against Nicolas Ortiz (capitan) relating to dispute over irrigation of lands.
Author(s)
Ortiz, Nicolas
Date
07-16-1722
Date
07-17-1723
Documentation
Santa Fe. July 16, 1722. 46 pages. Relacion. Testimonios. Original. Signed. Dct July 16, 1722 - July 17, 1723.
Summary
Summary of proceedings in criminal case against capitan Nicolas Ortiz who did not follow Alcalde mayor's orders regarding rights and usage of water for irrigation. Includes auto naming special judges for question of water usage and testimonies against Ortiz for cutting off water to neighboring fields as well as verbal abuse and physical threats to judges and others. Ortiz is sentenced to jail for disobeying Alcalde's orders, mistreating his emissaries, failing to appear before Alcalde and resisting arrest. (Raul Saba) (1980)
Persons
Ortiz, Nicolas
Bueno de Bohorques, Francisco (Alcalde Mayor) (Juez Receptor)
Xiron, Tomas
Chirinos, Juan Manuel
Armenta, Cristobal de
Moreno, Juan Joseph
Joseph, Juan (Ministro de Justicia)
Paez Hurtado, Juan (General)
Madrid, Mathias (Cavo)
Aparicio, Juan de
Ledesma, Juan de
Places
Santa Fe
San Francisco (Iglesia) (Convento)
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 06 fr. 0030-0075.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 006 ff. 0030-0075.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0317a. Date on first ms is 1722 and not 1723 per twitchell. Ms is for nombramiento of judges for water rights. All other 1723. Mmss dated.
Batch Reference Number
8485
Rights
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