The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 74, July 1970 - April, 1971 Page: 254
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
the present laws and dispositions that favor the discoverers of mines,
will be most convenient to the royal service and alleviation of the
vassals, and let the fiscal of His Majesty see it." I humbly pray
that Your Excellency be pleased to command as I ask in justice.
I make the necessary vows, etc. In addition, I ask that Your Ex-
cellency be pleased to command that the transactions that may be
necessary in this affair be understood by Don Diego Giraud, resident
and merchant in this city, because I have conferred upon him power
of attorney for my business and in the rest ut supra.
Lic[encia]do Joseph Ossorio [scribe]
Bernardo de Miranda
"3The fiscal was an attorney who protected the king's interests in matters of purse,
Church, and rights of Indians. He also advised the viceroy or governor in administrative
affairs. C. H. Haring, The Spanish Empire in America (New York, 1947), 130.
A small slough or "baygall" deep in the backwoods of the Big Thicket.
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