Translation No. 049
Date: 1605, May 12. Santo Domingo.
Theme: Inventory of property of Captain Gerónimo Agüero Bardeci, including black household slaves, seized by orders from the President of the Audiencia, Antonio Osorio in Santo Domingo, 1605
Source: Archivo General de Indias, Escribanía 3-A, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Dominican Colonial Documents Collection
[On the left margin: 8 slaves] r Item a wooden box r Item a chest from Castille r Item another ammunition harquebus with its bottles r Item a pair of breeches made of old camel skin r Item two bed mattresses with their linen and wool r Item a Black woman named catalina from Bran land r Item a young Black named Joan Bran r Item a mulatto woman named Augustina Criolla r Item another Black woman named Ursula Arada r Item another Black woman named Ysabel Bran r Item another Black woman named Casilda criolla r Item two Mulatto boys named Luisico and Anica r All of which the said goods were given as deposit by the said bailiff to don Aluaro Cavallero Pemintel and to Lope de Bardeçi de Mella, councilmembers, both of whom being present jointly and together, and each of them on his own liable in solidum, resigning the laws of joint responsibility as contained therein, so that from any of them [the parties] may be received or collected what is contained in this bail deed so that no initiative nor confiscation of assets may need to be taken nor is taken against them or any of their properties by jurisdiction or by law which and whose benefits they expressly resigned, and in accordance with what has been said they stated that they were constituting and constituted themselves as depositaries of all