Dispute over water rights

Serial Number
041-01250
Title
Dispute over water rights
Author(s)
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Date
03-13-1769
Date
12-11-1769
Documentation
Mexico. March 13, 1769. 75p. Letters. Autos. Peticiones. Signed.
Summary
Viceroy Croix orders civilian authorities of area to end disputes over water rights. Documents and dispositions go back and forth as ranches belong to two different municipalities. Owner of ranch claims cattle drink water from his ojo de agua which is reserved for his sheep; believed that if cattle drinks from same water sheep will die. (A. Dell'acqua, December 1987)
Persons
Vertiz, Pedro
Alcalde, Joaquin de
Gomez de la Guerra, Francisco Juan (Alcalde Mayor)
Menchaca, Soriano Vicente (Alcalde de Segundo Voto) (Juez) (Comisario)
Lazarraga, Joseph de
Primo de Rivera, Miguel (Doctor)
Vallen, Juan Miguel de la (Comisario) (Juez)
Soto, Juan de
Prudencio, Antonio
Julian, Joseph
Piva, Juan de la
Barela, Joseph Manuel
Mira, Juan Manuel de
Saenz de Ontiveros, Maria Anna
Sanchez Manzanera, Antonio (Canonigo) Moreno, Miguel (Capellan)
Cortez, Francisco
Barbosa, Esteban
Aguero, Juan de (Gobernador)
Valdez, Joseph (Caporal)
Places
Nombre de Dios (Villa)
Cuencame (Jurisdiccion)
Milagro, San Diego del (Hacienda)
Saucillo (Hacienda)
Carbonera (Paraje)
Maravillas (Paraje)
Sancho Ximenez, Ojo de (Hacienda)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 049 ff. 211-245
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 049 ff. 211-245
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
4900015
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