Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Soldier, Luis Phelipe de Rivera ~ enlistment 1757

Luis Phelipe de Rivera, son of Juan Phelipe de Rivera and Maria Estela Palomino, native of this villa of Santa Fe, occupation farmer, height 5'4" tall, age 28, CAPR (Roman Catholic), black hair, reddish eyebrows, pug nosed, a scar on his nose, light-skinned.  He fills the position in this presidio of Santa Fe for an unlimited time on this 26 April 1757 in place of Agustin Lobato.  He was read the penalties called for in the ordinance…having been advised that this is the explanation (justification) and no excuse whatsoever will be accepted from him; signed by mark.  Those being witnesses were the Sergeants Antonio Guerrero and Pablo Sandoval. (mark) 

Juan Bapta de Anza (rubric)

Margin:  He was given license to discharge 15 July 1779.  Anza (rubric)

Reference:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, Reel 21, Frame 757. – SAR 
©Henrietta Martinez Christmas

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