Crimes (Theft)

Otermin, Antonio de (gobernador). Documents of trial of tigua Indian Juan Caititi for horse stealing and apostasy.

Serial Number
275-00066
Title
Otermin, Antonio de (gobernador). Documents of trial of tigua Indian Juan Caititi for horse stealing and apostasy.
Author(s)
Otermin, Antonio de (Gobernador)
Date
06-22-1682
Documentation
Guadalupe. June 22, 1682. 15 pages. Diligencias. Original. Signed.
Summary
Tigua Indian Juan Caititi is found guilty of apostasy and horse stealing and is sentenced to life term working the San Joseph del Parral mines. (R. Davis) (1980)
Persons
Otermin, Antonio de (Gobernador)
Caititi, Juan
Xavier, Francisco
Sanchez Cabello, Juan
Pedraza, Francisco Romero de
Places
Guadalupe
San Joseph del Parral
Ethnic Groups
Tiguas
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 01 fr. 0261-0276.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 001 ff. 0261-0276.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0013.
Batch Reference Number
8274
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Otermin
Caititi
Xavier
Sanchez Cabello
Pedraza
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-22-1682
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/16284
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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Gobernador Pedro del Barrio Junco y Espriella al virrey. 2 letters concerning state of San Xavier missions.

Serial Number
210-00054
Title
Gobernador Pedro del Barrio Junco y Espriella al virrey. 2 letters concerning state of San Xavier missions.
Author(s)
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro del (Gobernador)
Date
07-20-1749
Date
08-10-1749
Documentation
Adaes; San Fernando de Bexar. July 20-August 10, 1749. Letter. Photostat of copies.
Summary
2 unfavorable letters concerning new missions of San Xavier. First (7/20/1749) notes murder of 2 soldiers, theft of horseherd at hands of Apaches. States that River either floods everyone out or dries up. Claims that despite holy zeal of missionaries, Indians didn't want to work or sow fields, but instead pursue trade between French and Spanish, moving on to Adaes, finds many buildings in ruins, not repaired because of lack of people. In second letter (8/10/1749), points out lack of land, water, Indians in San Xavier area. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro del (Gobernador de Texas)
Places
Espiritu Santo (Presidio, Bahia)
Adaes (Presidio, Capital de Texas)
San Xavier (Misiones)
San Antonio (Presidio)
San Fernando de Bexar (Villa)
Texas (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Texas
Franceses
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 004 pp. 095-100
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4634
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Barrio Junco y Espriella
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-20-1749
End Date (repacked)
08-10-1749
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15974
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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spa
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Gobernador Fernando Perez de Almazan. Informe concerning sad state of Espiritu Santo presidio.

Serial Number
210-00038
Title
Gobernador Fernando Perez de Almazan. Informe concerning sad state of Espiritu Santo presidio.
Author(s)
Perez de Almazan, Fernando (Gobernador)
Date
05-10-1724
Documentation
San Antonio presidio. May 10, 1724. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Gobernador Almazan notes shortage of arms, clothing, supplies at Espiritu Santo presidio and blames it on lack of military discipline maintained by capitan Romero and his son Diego. States that soldiers gamble away their military equipment, fail to clean their weapons. Describes outbreak of hostilities between Indians camped next to presidio and soldiers. After fight, Indians fled. About half tracked down and taken prisoner by capitan Ramon, but they escaped jacal where they were held. Capitan Ramon received wound that killed him 8 days later. Almazan notes isolation of presidio, difficulty of fortifying it because humidity makes Adobe-making difficult. Advises that presidio be moved como Dos tiros de fusil to peninsula formed by River. Mentions Apache hostilities, including theft of livestock from Espiritu Santo, Rio Grande presidios. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan de Espiritu Santo Presidio)
Ramon, Diego (Son of Domingo Ramon)
Perez de Almazan, Fernando (Gobernador de Texas)
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia, Presidio)
Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
San Antonio (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 010 pp. 157-162
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4665
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ramon
Ramon
Perez de Almazan
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-10-1724
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15958
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Nicolas Gutierrez, et al., al virrey. Letter from presidial soldiers of San Antonio in support of fray Joseph Gonzalez.

Serial Number
210-00033
Title
Nicolas Gutierrez, et al., al virrey. Letter from presidial soldiers of San Antonio in support of fray Joseph Gonzalez.
Author(s)
Gutierrez, Nicolas
Date
01-06-1724
Documentation
San Antonio de Valero. January 6, 1724. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Apaches attack San Antonio presidial horseherd, steal 86 horses. 30 soldiers, Indian auxiliaries, plus eight soldiers from Espiritu Santo presidio equipped, sent to recover horses, leaving San Antonio area underdefended, many of remaining soldiers underequipped. 180 Head of livestock recovered, 20 Apache women, children taken prisoner. After much argument fray Gonzalez convinces capitan of presidio to send one woman prisoner to Apaches as emissary, offering prisoners in return for peace. 4, then 30 Apaches show up. Capitan refuses to negotiate for peace unless all Apache leaders present, antagonizes Apaches and almost precipitates a battle. Only fray Gonzalez' restraint and trust Apache prisoners had in him prevents fight soldiers feel they might have lost, being poorly armed, mounted. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Gutierrez, Nicolas (Alferez de San Antonio Presidio)
Gonzalez, Joseph (Fray) (OFM)
Carabajal, Christobal de (Sargento de San Antonio Presidio)
Places
San Antonio de Valero (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 010 pp. 115-118
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4659
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Gutierrez
Gonzalez
Carabajal
Beginning Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-06-1724
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15953
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es
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Capitan Diego Ramon, and others. Documents concerning loss of 4000 pesos sent to Franciscan missions in Texas.

Serial Number
210-00026
Title
Capitan Diego Ramon, and others. Documents concerning loss of 4000 pesos sent to Franciscan missions in Texas.
Author(s)
Ramon, Diego
Date
02-13-1718
Date
06-27-1718
Documentation
Mexico and other places. February 13-June 27, 1718. Letter. Copy. Photostat.
Summary
Documents concerning loss of 4000 pesos worth of goods destined for Franciscan missions in Texas. Soldiers stated they hid goods in mountains when they couldn't cross River in flood, and Indians grabbed goods. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Ramon, Diego (Capitan)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
Mexico
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 199-205
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4648
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ramon
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-13-1718
End Date (repacked)
06-27-1718
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15946
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Fray Damian Masanet, et al. Letter requesting more soldiers to guard Franciscan missions in Texas.

Serial Number
210-00010
Title
Fray Damian Masanet, et al. Letter requesting more soldiers to guard Franciscan missions in Texas.
Author(s)
Masanet, Damian (Fray)
Date
11-03-1691
Documentation
N.p. November 3, 1691. Peticion. Copy.
Summary
Franciscans request more soldiers to guard missions in Texas, noting widespread theft of livestock perpetrated by guatsa Indians living around Bahia del Espiritu Santo. Guatsas, in rebellion against Spaniards, apparently influencing Texas Indians to do same. 8 soldiers who form mission guard lack weapons and 4 are sick. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Masanet, Damian (Fray) (OFM)
Teran, Domingo (Gobernador de Texas)
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Texas (Provincia)
Cadodacho (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Guatsas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 009 pp. 137-139
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4800
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Masanet
Teran
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-03-1691
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15930
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Juan Ruiz de Apodaca, virrey. Sobre insurgientes y sus castigos.

Serial Number
100-02070
Title
Juan Ruiz de Apodaca, virrey. Sobre insurgientes y sus castigos.
Author(s)
Ruiz de Apodaca, Juan (Virrey)
Date
01-17-1818
Documentation
Mexico. January 17, 1818. Copy.
Summary
Establishes punishments and judicial proceedings for 8 classes of insurgents. 1) all officers, defenders of fortifications, or armed when captured. 2) spies of all types. 3) guerillas and agitators 4) deserters 5) civil servants who join the rebel cause 6) those whose published or public opinions are sympathetic to the rebels 7) thieves who take advantage of political instability 8) civil servants continuing to serve in areas controlled by the rebels. The first four groups and the eight, if military personnel, will be tried in a consejo de guerra. The last four groups, if civilian, will be tried by civil authorities. (P. Hayes) (1977)
Persons
Ruiz de Apodaca, Juan (Virrey)
Places
Madrid
Mexico
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1818 fr. 0048-0050.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1818 fr. 0048-0050
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4144
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ruiz de Apodaca
Beginning Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-17-1818
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15853
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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spa
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Contra el pastor Jose Felipe Quinteros. Por robo de ganado.

Serial Number
100-01980
Title
Contra el pastor Jose Felipe Quinteros. Por robo de ganado.
Author(s)
Quinteros, Jose Felipe (Pastor)
Date
07-27-1796
Documentation
San Jose del Parral. July 27, 1796. 9p. Original.
Summary
Jose Phelipe Quinteros, a Coyote, is Charged by his boss, Salcido, with having sold several Head of cattle and kept the proceeds. The investigation reveals no one who bought any, and the charges are dropped. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Quinteros, Jose Felipe (Pastor Mulato) (Coyote)
Salcido, Mariano (Hacendero)
Places
San Jose del Parral
Guenasevi
Ethnic Groups
Coyotes
Mestizos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1796 fr. 0083-0087.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1796 fr. 0083-0087
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3472
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Quinteros
Salcido
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-27-1796
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15763
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Contra Juan Jose Cesario Cardenas por robo de caballo.

Serial Number
100-01944
Title
Contra Juan Jose Cesario Cardenas por robo de caballo.
Author(s)
Cardenas, Juan Jose Cesario
Date
09-27-1792
Documentation
San Jose del Parral. September 27, 1792. 13p. Original. Signed.
Summary
Juan Cardenas is caught with a stolen horse, confesses, and implicates a multi-ethnic band of cattle thieves. Cardenas gives a complete history of his run-ins with the law (imprisoned 5 times). (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Cardenas, Juan Jose Cesario (Indio)
Valenzuela, Marcos (Mestizo)
Martinez, Juan Jose (Mestizo)
Ernandez, Rafael (Coyote)
Casiliano, Pedro (Mulato)
Places
San Jose del Parral
San Bartolome (Valle de)
Ethnic Groups
Mestizos
Coyotes
Mulatos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1792a fr. 0628-0634.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1792a fr. 0628-0634
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3436
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Cardenas
Valenzuela
Martinez
Ernandez
Casiliano
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-27-1792
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15727
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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spa
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Contra Antonio Crisostomo Garcia. Por robo de cerdo.

Serial Number
100-01933
Title
Contra Antonio Crisostomo Garcia. Por robo de cerdo.
Author(s)
Garcia, Antonio Crisostomo
Date
07-18-1791
Documentation
San Jose del Parral. July 18, 1791. 25p. Original. Signed.
Summary
Garcia stole a hog, slaughtered it and sold the meat to various people (mostly poor people- mulatos, widows). He is exiled from the real (this being his second offense) and those who purchased the meat are fined 20 pesos each. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Garcia, Antonio Crisostomo
Martinez, Manuela (Alias la Tepachera)
Gonzalez, Tomas (Mulato)
Places
San Jose del Parral
Ethnic Groups
Mestizos
Mulatos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1791b fr. 0910-0922.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1791b fr. 0910-0922
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3423
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Garcia
Martinez
Gonzalez
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-18-1791
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15716
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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