[Printed Royal Edict from King Carlos III]

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Printed royal edict from the Marques de Croix concerning deserters from the Spanish Army. The edict says that anyone harboring deserters will be prosecuted, however, those who turn in these deserters will be remunerated.

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[2] p. ; 42 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1769.

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Printed royal edict from the Marques de Croix concerning deserters from the Spanish Army. The edict says that anyone harboring deserters will be prosecuted, however, those who turn in these deserters will be remunerated.

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[2] p. ; 42 cm.

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The date June 4, 1769 is the date when the edict was received in Camargo.

Additional information: "Royal edict concerning military deserters. All persons aiding in any way whatsoever, a deserter will be prosecuted. Anyone apprehending or notifying the authorities of a deserters whereabouts will be remunerated."

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Spanish Archives of Laredo

Covering 1749-1872, these handwritten official documents contain records of boundary surveys; land allotments; Indian raids; church, school, and social development; royal decrees and edicts; local laws and ordinances; civil and criminal litigation; census, tax, and trade statistics; and wills and estate settlements.

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[Printed Royal Edict from King Carlos III], text, 1769; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth861862/: accessed July 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library.

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