[Collection of Decrees and Communications from 1801 to 1807]

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Collection of thirty-two decrees and communications from Viceroys Felix Berenguer de Marquina and José de Sturrigaray, mostly copies made in 1802 and 1803. Most of the documents are badly torn around the edges and have stains, and holes on the pages.

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[35] p. ; 21 cm.

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Collection of thirty-two decrees and communications from Viceroys Felix Berenguer de Marquina and José de Sturrigaray, mostly copies made in 1802 and 1803. Most of the documents are badly torn around the edges and have stains, and holes on the pages.

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[35] p. ; 21 cm.

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Additional information regarding compilation: "This is a collection of thirty-two decrees and communications from Viceroys Felix Berenguer de Marquina (1800-1803) and José de Sturrigaray (1803-1808), copied in 1802 and 1803, mainly. Some provincial regulations are also included."

Additional information: "Felix Berenguer de Marquina (Viceroy from 1800-1803) to all postal officials and citizens." "Detailed rules, regulations and penalties for anyone tampering with the mails or handling mail without a permit."

Additional information: "Felix Berenguer de Marquina - Viceroy to all public officials. 5-5-1801." "Report made to the Viceroy concerning an insurrection that was to have taken place in the governor's Palace in Cartagena, instigated by some black slaves belonging to Naval officers, implicating a group of Indians. The question arose whether it was under the jurisdiction of the Navy or the Army and rules regarding the holding of black slaves and their restrictions."

Additional information: "From: Francisco Yxart to Commandante de la Villa del Márgen. 12-31-1801." "Requesting remittance of statement of lands in abeyance and also number of cattle heads, stating class, color and branding marks; after a lapse of time these goods will be put up for auction."

Additional information: "From Francisco Yxart. 12-31-1801." "General ordinances of the Army to be fully observed throughout the Government, discarding those rules of 1769."

Additional information: "From: Francisco Yxart to Citizens. 1-13-1802." "Reward to Military Personnel in connection with informing and apprehending of deserters."

Additional information: "From: El Conde del Campo de Alanaje to Citizens. Copy of decree of 1776 and 1790." "New ordinances to fulfill the needs of the veterans and those rewarded in the military service."

Additional information: "From: Marquina. 4-25-1801." "Murder charge against Manuel Marín in the military to be processed according to the regular ordinances and not as a military question."

Additional information: "From: Marquina to Citizens. (5-31-1801) June 11, 1801." "Reinforcement of ordinances to reward veterans who duly fulfill and deserve these rewards."

Additional information: "From: Marquina to Antonio Cormel. Date: June 11, 1801." "Trial process against Josef Santana Anguiano, deserter, during time of war."

Additional information: "From: Don Josef Antonio Cavallero. Date: 8-5-1801." "Order to exclude military officers to be employed, to be observed only among the veterans and militants who receive wages, but not those retired or militants who do not receive wages, these are excluded to assume any duties as they have been up to now."

Additional information: "From: Dn. Antonio Cornel to Marquina. Date: 9-5-1800." "Sgt. Juan Martinez, suspended 6 months from work, for having a clandestine marriage to Juana Galves, this being the first case and not having a special declaration to enforce a penalty for such offence and to avoid further faults he was sentenced to work as a soldier in public places."

Additional information: "From: Francisco Yxart to Citizens. Date: 3-18-1802." "Order to keep cattle females for purposes of reproduction."

Additional information: "From: Josef Ygnasio Negreiros y Soria to Don Felis Berneguer de Marquina. Date: 4-5-1802." "Order to exempt the merchants and main clerks from military service."

Additional information: "From: Francisco Yxarte to Citizens. Date: 8-5-1802." "Order to repair and clean roads used for transportation."

Additional information: "From: Don Felix Calleja to Francisco Yxart. Date: 8-26-1802." "Order for the retired provincial regiments in that partition to be allowed to join Veterans Corps, including artillery for a set time.

Additional information: "From: Don Josef Maria Garrote y Marqués. Date: 6-22-1802." "traveling merchant, Don Miguel Alvarez, wanted to appear before court of justice."

Additional information: "From: Exmo. Señor Virrey to Capitanes Comandantes. Date: 9-6-1802." "Celebrating the Treaty of Peace with England and ordering mass to be said."

Additional information: "From: The King to Don Felix Berenguer de Marquina. Date: 4-26-1802." "Long list of prices to be changed for various services and goods."

Additional information: "From: Excelentísima Jose Ygnasio Negreiros y Soria to Francisco Yxarte. Date: 6-6-1802." "Don José Martinez Zapata, requests consideration for position of 'agente de número' census taker."

Additional information: "From: Señor Virrey to Francisco Yxarte. Date: 9-30-1802." "Requests record of employees hired in each factory and also of products."

Additional information: "From: Señor Virrey. Date: 12-11-1802." "When assigned to a new post, military officials of all ranks will take oath upon their swords."

Additional information: "From: Señor Virrey. Date: 12-11-1802." "Ordinance prohibiting military personnel and clerks the use of red cockades and sables."

Additional information: "From: Felix Berenguer de Marquina. Date: 11-27-1802." "Ordinance prohibiting buying, selling or exchange of arms, ammunition or garments pertaining to the soldiers outfit."

Additional information: "From: Don Onecimo Duran. Date: 9-19-1802." "Requesting inventory of tobacco and stock."

Additional information: "From: José de Yturrigaray. Date: 4-13-1803." "Granting nine days after death of testator, to submit will to the justice; infringers will be fined."

Additional information: "From: Don Felix Calleja. Date: 5-6-1803." "Authority given to attendants to prosecute individuals for smuggling liquor, handing them over right away."

Additional information: "From: Francisco Yxart to Citizens. Date: 5-6-1803." "Giving thanks for voluntary contributions."

Additional information: "From: The King, Charles IV of Spain to Don José de Yturrigarai. Date: 12-19-1802 (May 9, 1803)." "Announcement of the wedding of the Prince of Asturias to Princess of the two Sicilias.

Additional information: "From: Don José Ygnasio Negreiros y Soria to Don José de Ytuggigarai. Date: 5-9-1803." "Order to comply with the usual festivities to celebrate, with the ringing of the bells, mass and the illumination of the streets."

Additional information: "From: Don José de Ytuggigarai. Date: 4-28-1803." "To celebrate the wedding of his son, Prince of Asturias, the King, Charles IV of Spain, granted General Pardon to all deserters in his armies."

Additional information: "From: Don José de Ytuggigarai. Date: 6-7-1803." "Edicts confirming wedding of the Prince of Asturias with the Princess of the two Sicilias."

Additional information: "From: Señor Virrey, Don José de Ytuggigarai. Date: 6-6-1803." "Ordinance advising that deserters serving sentence are exempt to take part in military privileges."

Additional information: "From: Don José de Ytuggigaray. Date: 5-27-1807." "Ammendments [sic] to the law of submitting wills, 9 days after death of testator."

Additional information: "From: Josef Arango to Jueces y Justicias de Santa Maria. Date: 9-10-1801." "Criminal case against Bentura Gonsales alias 'Grillo' for the killing of Ysidro Garcia; prisoner escaped the night of February 15, 1797, ordering his apprehension."

Additional information: "Jose de Jose de Yturrigaray, Viceroy to The citizens. Date: ref to decree of 2-11-1801." "The Viceroy discusses various problems concerning the sale and handling of various metalsmonopoly of certain dyes by the Duke of Alba & del Arco & the Royal confirmation that the dyes such as chalk, alum & copperas are not actually dyes and therefore can be sold without restrictions and available to all."

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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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[Collection of Decrees and Communications from 1801 to 1807], text, {1801..1807}; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth862069/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library.