Autos from Soler and Sal to virrey, all dealing with embezzlement charge against Sal, paymaster of Monterrey.
Monterrey, Arispe, Chihuahua, Santa Barbara. August 8, 1787- December 9,1789. 128p. Autos, declaraciones, recibo, diligencias. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary of embezzlement charge against Sal and investigation into debt in funds he managed. Interrogations made by Soler seeking knowledge of vices, distractions or other expenses beyond the expected made by Sal. Witnesses agree that expenses of accused were inflated but no vices were observed. Sal's inventory of 23 different items (f.185), including items of cloth, sword, ink well, pistols, flasks, livestock, and otter pelts and their monetary values to be received by depository. Sal provides listing of charges and expenses produced under his leadership from January 1782 to September 1787. Accountants Zuniga and Arguello provide similar listing (f.230-236) for same time period. Sal presents a defense (f.239-242).(J. Hiller, December 1988)
Soler, Nicolas (Ayudante Inspector)
Sal, Hermenegildo (Alferes)
Fages, Pedro (Gobernador)
Sanches, Joseph Thadeo (Escribano) (Soldado)
Vargas, Manuel de (Sargento)
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Bravo, Josef (Soldado)
Yorva, Antonio de
Ortega, Josef Francisco de (Teniente)
Arguello, Joseph (Teniente)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Brigadier)
Zuniga, Joseph de (Teniente)
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de (Capitan)
San Luis Potosi
San Francisco (Presidio)
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
San Antonio (Mision)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 120 ff. 183-246 exp. 10
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 120 ff. 183-246 exp.
Appears as exp. 11 in indice del ramo.
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