[Transcription of a Letter from Jose Ossorio to Men in Laredo]

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Transcription of a letter from Jose Ossorio to "Señores Capitan, Cabildo y Apoderados de Laredo." The letter provides instructions on collecting tariffs, which include a permit the commisional despatch sent to the kingdom's magistrates and township deputies. The note at the bottom of the transcription is from the copier in 1936.

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[1] p. ; 31 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. January 27, 1936.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Spanish Archives of Laredo and was provided by the St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 78 times. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Transcription of a letter from Jose Ossorio to "Señores Capitan, Cabildo y Apoderados de Laredo." The letter provides instructions on collecting tariffs, which include a permit the commisional despatch sent to the kingdom's magistrates and township deputies. The note at the bottom of the transcription is from the copier in 1936.

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[1] p. ; 31 cm.

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Additional information: "Letter of transmittal stating that writer is sending the documents giving instructions for collecting "las alcabalas"(tariffs), which include 1 Cedula (permit) the commisional despatch which was sent to the magistrates of the kingdom & to the deputies (diputados) of the township villa). They are to be delivered along with this letter to Jose Martinez Sotomayor, Salvador Gonzales Hidalgo & Nicloas de Campos."

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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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  • January 27, 1936

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[Transcription of a Letter from Jose Ossorio to Men in Laredo], letter, January 27, 1936; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth861967/: accessed June 23, 2021), 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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