The University of Arizona
Skip to Content

Contra Jose Sanchez. Por dar libertad a los reos.

Serial Number: 
100-01785
Title: 
Contra Jose Sanchez. Por dar libertad a los reos.
Author(s): 
Sanchez, Jose
Date: 
03-26-1779
Documentation: 
San Jose del Parral. March 26, 1779. 16p. Original. Signed.
Summary: 
Jose Sanchez, a blacksmith, is imprisoned for debts. He causes much trouble in the jail, and escapes in order to liberate 2 women from the women's jail. They decline. Nothing much results from the incident, but the testimony of various prisoners gives an interesting insight into this facet of Colonial society, including the racial overtones. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons: 
Sanchez, Jose
Persons: 
Torres, Chepe (Ladron Famoso)
Places: 
San Jose del Parral
Ethnic Groups: 
Castizos
Ethnic Groups: 
Negros
Ethnic Groups: 
Mestizos
Ethnic Groups: 
Mulatos
First Location: 
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1779d fr. 2269-2277.
Original Location: 
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1779d fr. 2269-2277
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
To request a full text document please contact the original or first location repository; if a citation reads “AZU Film” please submit the citation to Askddt@u.library.arizona.edu or phone 520-621-6438.
General Subjects: