[Message from José Antonio Benavides to Felix M. Calleja]

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Message from José Antonio Benavides to Felix M. Calleja sending copies of 16 documents showing things he has done to preserve order within the province. The document has a piece of tape running down its left side, and is badly frayed along the right edge.

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[3] p. ; 30 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1811-08~.

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Message from José Antonio Benavides to Felix M. Calleja sending copies of 16 documents showing things he has done to preserve order within the province. The document has a piece of tape running down its left side, and is badly frayed along the right edge.

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[3] p. ; 30 cm.

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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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[Message from Felix Calleja  to José Antonio Benavides]

Message from Felix Calleja to José Antonio Benavides acknowledging his having received documents previously sent by Benavides; the named messenger has not been seen in Guanajuato according to Calleja. The document has a few stains and has a piece of tape covering the frayed edges of the right side of the page.

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[Message from Felix Calleja to José Antonio Benavides], SMLBL_01-55-12, ark:/67531/metapth861901

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  • 1811-08~

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[Message from José Antonio Benavides to Felix M. Calleja], text, 1811-08~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth862067/: accessed December 3, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library.