|Author(s)||María Félix Izquierdo|
Letter from María Félix Izquierdo to her father Mateo Izquierdo, priest and rector of Caudé.
The author tells her father, Mateo Izquierdo, the mistreatments and the abuses that she has been suffering.
1770 lawsuit against Pedro del Campo and his sons, Fernando and Andrés, for ill-treatment and for the attempted murder of Antonio Calvo de la Cantera and Alonso Sanz, ordinary mayors of the town of Baltanás (Palencia). Antonio Calvo de la Cantera and Alonso Sanz alleged that Pedro del Campo and his sons had refused to pay the royal taxes and, at the insistence of Antonio Calvo de la Cantera, they had hit him repeatedly. On the other hand, several inhabitants of Baltanás accused Antonio Calvo de la Cantera for abusing his position of mayor, accusing him of threatening and arresting people without a reason. Among those who denounced Antonio Calvo de la Cantera there was Mateo Izquierdo, priest and rector of the town of Caudé (Teruel). He denounced him with a formal letter sent to the Count of Aranda, claiming that Antonio Calvo de la Cantera had sexually abused his daughter, María Félix Izquierdo. To prove it he brought the letter here transcribed, in which María Félix Izquierdo wrote to his father to let him know the mistreatments and humiliations she had been victim of.