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Autos from Soler and Sal to virrey, all dealing with embezzlement charge against Sal, paymaster of Monterrey.

Serial Number: 
041-03098
Title: 
Autos from Soler and Sal to virrey, all dealing with embezzlement charge against Sal, paymaster of Monterrey.
Author(s): 
Soler, Nicolas
Author(s): 
Sal, Hermenegildo
Author(s): 
Fages, Pedro
Author(s): 
Navarro, Galindo
Date: 
12-16-1781
Date: 
12-09-1789
Documentation: 
Monterrey, Arispe, Chihuahua, Santa Barbara. August 8, 1787- December 9,1789. 128p. Autos, declaraciones, recibo, diligencias. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary: 
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)
Persons: 
Soler, Nicolas (Ayudante Inspector)
Persons: 
Sal, Hermenegildo (Alferes)
Persons: 
Fages, Pedro (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Croix (Virrey)
Persons: 
Sanches, Joseph Thadeo (Escribano) (Soldado)
Persons: 
Vargas, Manuel de (Sargento)
Persons: 
Estrella, Josef
Persons: 
Carrillo, Mariano
Persons: 
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Bravo, Josef (Soldado)
Persons: 
Yorva, Antonio de
Persons: 
Briones, Marcos
Persons: 
Ortega, Josef Francisco de (Teniente)
Persons: 
Arguello, Joseph (Teniente)
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Brigadier)
Persons: 
Zuniga, Joseph de (Teniente)
Persons: 
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de (Capitan)
Places: 
Monterrey (Presidio)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
San Sedurni
Places: 
San Francisco (Presidio)
Places: 
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
Places: 
San Blas
Places: 
Mexico
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
San Antonio (Mision)
Places: 
Sonora
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 120 ff. 183-246 exp. 10
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 120 ff. 183-246 exp.
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Appears as exp. 11 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number: 
12000011
Rights: 
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