Gomes Sanudo, Andres. Criminal case involving the misleading of Indians.

Serial Number
275-03671
Title
Gomes Sanudo, Andres. Criminal case involving the misleading of Indians.
Author(s)
Gomes Sanudo, Andres (Capitan)
Date
06-25-1819
Date
07-27-1819
Documentation
San Fernando. June 25, 1819. 33 pages. Proseso. Original. Signed. Dct June 25, 1819 - July 27, 1819.
Summary
Criminal case against Matias Medina Charged with misleading the Indians of Taos. Medina told the Indians that once a defensive Wall had been complete, governor Melgares and captain Sanudo, would come and take their grain and livestock and give each family one almud of corn per month. The grain and livestock would be use to feed the soldiers stationed in the province and others who would be brought from outside the province. The expropriation would be facilitated by inventories of property prepared on the orders of the governor. Medina also Charged that Melgares and Sanudo were rebels, and that the two had done the same thing at an unamed fortified Plasa. The officials deciding the case questioned the competency of testimony given by two Indians, and let Medina off with the four months he had served. (Robert H. Jackson) (1980)
Persons
Gomes Sanudo, Andres (Capitan)
Medina, Matias
Lujan, Francisco (Concejero)
Balensuela, Jose Antonio (Teniente)
Ronquillo, Jose (Caravinero) (Escrivano)
Pena, Juan de Dios (Alcalde)
Melgares, Facundo (Gobernador)
Martin, Jose Manuel (Casique)
Ortis, Matias (Alcalde)
Aban, Antonio (Sargento Milicia)
Cavallero, Jose (Alferes)
Madariaga, Francisco Ygnacio de (Asesor) (Curate)
Places
San Fernando de Taos (Plaza)
Taos (Pueblo)
San Elceario (Presidio)
San Antonio de Lodemora (Partido)
Santa Fee (Presidio)
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 19 fr. 0739-0771.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 019 ff. 0739-0771.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 2833.
Batch Reference Number
11505
Rights
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