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Criminals sentenced to Alta California

Serial Number: 
041-00299
Title: 
Criminals sentenced to Alta California
Author(s): 
Arrillaga, Jose Joaquin de (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Monzon, Josef
Author(s): 
Abascal, Joseph Fernando
Author(s): 
Borbon, Francisco Xavier (Fiscal)
Author(s): 
Garcia, Jose
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
03-03-1796
Date: 
02-14-1817
Documentation: 
San Blas, Monterrey, Guadalajara. June 20, 1799 - February 14, 1817. 192p. Letter, auto, dictamen. Original, copy. Signed.
Summary: 
Documents from Audiencia de Guadalajara concerning conviction of Juan Antonio Hernandez and others of complicity in theft. Hernandez sentenced to four years in Alta California. Many documents and records concerning his sentence, his transportation to and from Monterrey with his family (via fragatas Concepcion and Princesa), and provisions provided them (ff.444-478, 490, 535-539 deal with Hernandez case and that of Villasenor who Dies in San Blas prison before reaching California). Details of costs incurred by government. Assortment of reports and letters from government officials at Monterrey, San Blas, Guadalajara, and Mexico. Ff. 479-489 and 491-534 concern sentencing of other criminals also to be sent to Alta California as pobladores with their families (M. Vela, T. Prado, J.m.Carrillo, J.c. Simental, R. Ramirez, R. Ruiz, and others). Details about sentences and costs incurred to carry them out. Letter from Arrillaga to viceroy discussing complaints about behavior of criminals sent to Alta California as pobladores (ff. 500-501). Further discussion of this matter by Borbon. Carrillo discusses bad example pobladores sentenced to California present to mission Indians (ff. 515-516). Opinions of other officials in California, Guadalajara, and Mexico on matter of sentencing criminals to be pobladores in Alta California. (S. Fiederlein, 2-3-87)
Persons: 
Hernandez, Juan Antonio
Persons: 
Murphy, Jacobo
Persons: 
Moyna(?), Ramon de
Persons: 
Hurtado de Mendoza, Antonio
Persons: 
Briseno, Juan
Persons: 
Robles, Juan Jose
Persons: 
Hernandez, Juan Jose
Persons: 
Saavedra, Francisco (Regente)
Persons: 
Martinez (Regente)
Persons: 
Dominguez y Camacho (Regente)
Persons: 
Lizarras y Gamboa, Jose Joaquin
Persons: 
Arrillaga, Jose Joaquin de (Teniente Coronel y Gobernador)
Persons: 
Sandoval, Maria Antonia
Persons: 
Hernandez, Serafina
Persons: 
Hernandez, Juana de Dios
Persons: 
Diaz Fernandez de la Vega, Benito
Persons: 
Monzon, Josef
Persons: 
Hernandez, Jose Basilio
Persons: 
Hernandez, Jose Fernando
Persons: 
Hernandez, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Hernandez, Cosme Damion
Persons: 
Hernandez, Maria Josefa
Persons: 
Garcia, Jose
Persons: 
Montendez
Persons: 
Yturvide
Persons: 
Abascal, Joseph Fernando
Persons: 
Grageda, Francisco (Cabo)
Persons: 
Nunez, Macedomo (Soldado)
Persons: 
Hernandez, Jacinta
Persons: 
Sagarzurieta
Persons: 
Azanza, Jose de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Villasenor, Eleuterio Servino
Persons: 
Alva
Persons: 
Bachiller
Persons: 
Herrera
Persons: 
Lasso
Persons: 
Vela, Jose Martin
Persons: 
Fuentes, Maria de la Luz
Persons: 
Prado, Tomas
Persons: 
Carrillo, Josef Maria
Persons: 
Simental, Jose Cristoval
Persons: 
Galvan, Maria Apolinaria
Persons: 
Borbon, Francisco Xavier (Fiscal)
Persons: 
Berenguer de Marquina, Felix (Virrey)
Persons: 
Maza, Geronimo de la
Persons: 
Huerta, Margarito (Cabo)
Persons: 
Pena, Josef Manuel de la (Soldado)
Persons: 
Borica, Diego de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Barbosa, Jose
Persons: 
Hernandez de Alva, Lorenzo (Fiscal)
Persons: 
Ramirez, Rafael
Persons: 
Maria Gregoria
Persons: 
Vela, Gregorio
Persons: 
Ruiz, Rafael
Persons: 
Carrillo, Raymundo
Persons: 
Alber(?), Pedro de
Persons: 
Arguello, Josef
Persons: 
Fages, Pedro (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Posada, Vicente
Persons: 
Lasuen(?), Fermin Francisco (Fray)
Persons: 
Rocha, Cornelio
Persons: 
Morelos, Juan de Dios (Cirujano)
Persons: 
Barcenas, Marcelos
Persons: 
Hernandez
Persons: 
Cornejo
Persons: 
Corona, Francisco (Teniente)
Persons: 
Paula Bermudez, Francisco de
Places: 
San Blas (Apostadero)(Puerto)
Places: 
Guadalajara
Places: 
Milscota (Pueblo)
Places: 
Monterrey (Puerto)(Presidio)
Places: 
Nueva Galicia
Places: 
Monte Rey (Puerto)
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Acapulco
Places: 
Havana (Presidio)
Places: 
Loreto
Places: 
Mexico
Places: 
San Francisco
Places: 
Branciforte (Villa)
Places: 
San Diego (Puerto)
Places: 
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
Places: 
San Jose (Pueblo)
Places: 
Malechor (Paraje)
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 017 ff. 444-539
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 017 ff. 444-539
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Edges of some documents cut off, one document interrupted by another, documents out of order and split into two expedientes (16 and 17), marginal notes
Reference Number: 
1700018
Rights: 
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