Notaría Primera de Riohacha [1792-1950]

The Notaría Primera de Riohacha collection contains volumes of records referred to as "protocolos." The protocolos include a broad assortment of notarial documents including wills and testaments, sales (slaves, homes, plots, rooms), payments (mortgages, taxes), emancipation certificates, and bonds. The records refer to the years 1792 to 1950. Most were produced in Riohacha, but some documents refer to Curação and outlying provinces. Many records also point to sales between families in Riohacha and Dutch and English-speaking foreigners.

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  • Protocolos [1792-1950]

    Collection Ref: EAP503/1/1
    The protocolo series within the Notaría Primera de Riohacha collection contains books of records, referred to as "protocolos." The protocolos include a broad assortment of notarial documents including wills and testaments, sales (slaves, homes, plots, room ...
  • "Notaria Unica - Riohacha Protocolo [1824, 1829, 1831-1834]"

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/1
    The Protocolo No. 1 holds documents from the years 1831-1834 and contains 4 books listed as follows: No. 1, 1831; No. 2, 1832; No. 4, September-December 1833; and, No. 5, 1834. There is no mention of a book No. 3, or the months preceding September 1833. Th ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1833. Unico [1833]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/2
    This manuscript refers to the year 1833 and contains 105 pages of wills, special powers, sales of property (lots, houses, slaves), and bonds. Most documents were prepared in the presence of witnesses because there was no notary, and these were formalized b ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1835-1837 Tomo Unico [1835 - 1837]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/3
    Protocolo No. 3 is divided into four books: the first is from 1835, the next 1836, and the last two 1837. The four books have indexes that seem to have been put together when the books were bound. Documents, or public instruments as they were called, inclu ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1838. Tomo Unico [1837 - 1838]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/4
    This manuscript contains documents from the years 1837 and 1838, and contains wills, special powers, sales of property (lots, houses, slaves), and deeds of trust. Most documents were prepared in the presence of witnesses because there was no notary, and th ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1840. Tomo Unico [1839-1840]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/5
    The protocolo has only one book with two types of page numbering. Dr. Miguel Macaya who is listed as a Judge of the province of Riohacha signed the deeds. Among the records are private payment bonds for administration of assets, complaints, recognition of ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1842-1843. Tomo Unico [1842-1843]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/6
    This volume contains two years 1842-1843 and includes transfers of powers, wills, letters of emancipation of slaves, and certificates of property sales. It also contains eighteenth-century colonial documents, property sales, and certificates of sale of a b ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1844. Tomo Unico [1843 - 1844]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/7
    This protocolo includes an alphabetical index that lists sales and purchases, deposits, powers, protests, recognition of obligations and debts, land titles, and several contracts. The index includes an explanatory note made ​​in 1882 by José Brujeres who w ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1845. Tomo Unico [1845]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/8
    The protocolo is divided into two books, with two different sets of numbering. At the beginning of the first book there is an index that provides information about the organization and content of approximately 114 notarial records. Mr. Pio Robles is listed ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1847-1848. Tomo Unico [1847-1848]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/9
    This protocolo contains documents from 1847 and 1848. The protocolo holds special powers and sales of rooms and homes, bail bonds, and titles. It also includes some special documents, like the one that indicates the extension of the Riohacha docks located ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1849. Tomo Unico [1849]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/10
    This protocolo contains notarial and judicial processes. Pio Robles served as notary. The book has no index, but maintains a single page numbering style. This book contains: manumissions like that of María de la Encarnación Gutiérrez by Miguel Gloria, spec ...
  • Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1850-1851. Tomo Unico [1850-1851]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/11
    The 1850 index shows 5 books organized by subject, referring to bonds, powers, acknowledgments, wills, and sales, which account for 56 public instruments. The notary is Mr. Robles. Within the public deeds there are sales of houses and farms with all their ...
  • [no title] [1852-1853]

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/12
    The protocolo is divided into two books, with two sets of page numbering. At the beginning of each of the books there is a respective index in acceptable condition for reading. In this book Mr. Luis Robles is acting notary, signing all the records entered ...
  • "Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1855. Tomo Unico [1792-1795, 1855]"

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/13
    Among the notarial documents of this protocolo are titles, sales of houses and lots, wills, mortgage notes, letters to political leaders, and letters addressed to the council, among others. This year Mr. Juan Francisco Gómez was the sole Notary of the town ...
  • "Notaria de Riohacha - Protocolo 1857. Tomo Unico [1818, 1856-1857]"

    File Ref: EAP503/1/1/14
    The protocolo is divided into two books, with two sets of numbering. At the beginning of each of the books there is an index in an acceptable state of reading.The first book contains 85 notarial records, including a dozen processes canceled for failure to ...