University of Notre Dame

Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas 1794/07/05





1794 Jul. 5

Carondolet, (Francisco Luis Hector), Baron de
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

to Father Patrick Walsh
New Orleans

He encloses a registered copy of the Royal decree of the 28th of last February declaring that persons guilty of homicide that was not accidental or in self-defense should not enjoy immunity.

1794 Feb. 28

Charles IV, King of Spain
Aranjuez (Spain)

He has examined before his council of the West Indies three requests made; one by the former prosecutor of the Royal Audience of Mexico, Don Manuel martin Merino, another by (Juan Ruiz de San Augustin, O.S.A.) bishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippine Islands, and the third by the Royal Audience of Manila, Philippine Islands. He has decided that those guilty of homicide not accidental or committed in self-defense should not enjoy immunity. (Endorsed by) Antonio Ventura de Taranco. Authentic copy made by Andres Lopez Armesto July 5, 1794.

IV-4-o A.L.S. 3pp. 8vo. (Spanish)

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