I, Zimon de Leiba declare I am ill and hereby make my last and final will and testament.
I declare that I was married and veiled to Feliciana Gonzales who is deceased and we had one child who is Salvador Xto, who I declare is my legitimate and sole heir.
I declare my home with six rooms, a corral, a shed, a plaza and a kitchen garden.
I declare that I do not owe anyone anything.
Declare that Francisco Unsures owes me 17 pesos de la tierra, I order them collected.
I declare that Francisco Coris of Santo Domingo Pueblo owes me 15 rams, 10 sheep, I order them collected.
I declare I have 13 breeding cows, four pair of oxen, 30 female sheep without young.
I declare I own a handful of mares, 10 tame horses, a non-broken horse, five burros, two broncos, three ____ in the hands of Antonio Riega at arroyo de Piedra.
I declare I own two saints in bultos, one Santo Cristo in bronze, a large rug of 27 varas, one cabacha, two benches, one pot, a bronze case.
I declare one piece of land in which to plant wheat, next to the Tenorios.
In my possession a sabre that belong to my father, now deceased.
An old Petaca in the house where I was born at in Santa Fe.
A pistol, bullet case and Spanish escopeta.
A piece of land that was my inheritance from my father, Jose Leiba.
I name Salvador Xto as my executor and I ask that Salbador Rivera officiate the will.
Signed at Santa Fe on October 15, 1783, Francisco Antonio Suazo.
Zimon de Leyba, rubric; wit/ Francisco Apodaca, rubric and Jose Miguel Bachicha, rubric.
Reference: Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Twitchell 868, Reel 11, Frames 604-606.
©Henrietta M. Christmas