The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905 Page: 348
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Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
privileges, exemptions, prerogatives, and immunities belonging by
right to the said office. This title, together with all other papers
that may be drawn up, shall be put,-so as to be a record for all
time, in the book ,of the cabildo which shall be formed, begin-
ning with the original dispatch, and with the acts in pursuance
thereof. A verbatim legal copy of all the preceding documents
shall be sent to his Excellency, the viceroy of Nueva Espafia, to-
gether with separate copies of these appointments for his approval,
if he thinks it well, first making known to the officers-elect their
duties and administering the oath for the faithful discharge of
their duties according to law and the viceroy's order to me in his
dispatch. In order to make a permanent record, I attach my
signature and confer my authority with attesting witnesses, acting
with them as juez receptor, since there is no notary in the juris-
diction in which this is dated, July 20, 1731.
JUAN ANTONIO PEREZ DE ALMAZAN
ANTONIO DE ESPRONCEDA
SEVASTIAN DE MUNNARIZ.
[Here follow similar documents recording the appointment of
Juan Curbelo, 2nd regidor; Antonio Santos, 3d regidor; Salvador
Rodriguez, 4th regidor; Manuel de Niz, 5th regidor; Juan Leal
Alvares, 6th regidor; Vicente Alvares Travieso, alguacil mayor;
Francisco Joseph de Arocha, escribano de consejo y pziblico; and
Antonio Rodriguez, mayormodo. The report then continues as
In the royal presidio of Sean Antolo de B6xar in the govern-
mental district of Texas and Nuevas Philipinas, on the first day
of August, 1731, I, Don Antonio P6rez de Almazan, captain of
the said presidio and justicia mayor of this jurisdiction do certify
that, by virtue of the :said commission and power which his Ex-
cellency, Marques de Casafuerte, viceroy, governor, and captain-
general of Nueva Espafia, was pleased to confer upon me by his
order of the 28th of November of the past year of 1730 (with
which dispatch the formation olf this blorok of the cabildo was be-
gun), using this power, have made appointments of the regidores
and other officers of the new cabildo as follows: Juan Leal Goras,
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Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905, periodical, 1905; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101033/m1/355/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.