[Documents Pertaining to Various Aspects of Government]

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Multiple documents beginning with an announcement from the King of Spain, promulgated by Francisco López, annulling the Constitution of 1812. Also included are documents relating to local affairs, regal decrees, tax reforms and regulations, and an account of the rebellion.

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[95] p. ; 31 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1814-09~.

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Multiple documents beginning with an announcement from the King of Spain, promulgated by Francisco López, annulling the Constitution of 1812. Also included are documents relating to local affairs, regal decrees, tax reforms and regulations, and an account of the rebellion.

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[95] p. ; 31 cm.

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Additional information: "Provenance: Valencua/Aguayo; Date: May 4, 1814/(Sept 24,1814); From: The King (Ferdinand VII)/ Francisco Lopez; Content: The king annuals the constitution of 1812."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico/Aguayo; Date: Aug 17, 1814/(Sept 24,1814); From: Felix Calleja (Viceroy)/ F. Lopez; Content: Publication of grievous decree (58b-1); adds that constitution "language" should be abolished and formed terms revived."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico City; Date: July 8, 1814; From: Vicereoy Calleja; Content: All commerce or dealings with rebels will be considered as traitorous."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 20, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: repeats royal decree that political authority placed in banks of military by the cortes is to be considered null and void."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 28, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: repeats orders from the Cortes de Cádiz that cemeteries be placed outside the cities and no burials take place made them."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 27, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: supports the new system of tribunals vested in the mayors."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 12, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: calls upon local authorities to do what they can to fix up the roads in their territory."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 12, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: new laws on local government."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 20, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: parish meetings for elections should be held on different days when there is more than one parish."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Nov 11, 1814; From: Francisco López; Content: Viceregal Treasurer wants a list indicating when a series of decrees named were promulgated or announced in each town."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico City; Date: Dec 15, 1814; From: Vry. Felix Calleja; Content: Political and administrative structures should return to what they were before the constitution of 1812."

Additional information: "Provenance: Madrid; Date: July 20, 1814; From: Miguel de Lardizabal y Uribe; Content: open letter to Americans (from an American) to support the restored King of Spain."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: March 18, 1815; From: Francisco Lopez; Content: City councils should conform to laws of 1808."

Additional information: "Provenance: Soto la Marina; Date: April 28, 1815; From: Francisco Lopez; Content: calls for a list of male citizens ages 15 to 40."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico/Aguayo; Date: Jan 13, 1815/(May 13,1815); From: Felix Calleja (Viceroy)/ F. Lopez; Content: decree against possession/use of small arms."

Additional information: "Provenance: Monterrey; Date: April 7, 1815; From: Joaquín Arredondo; Content: regulations regarding mail."

Additional information: "Provenance: Monterrey; Date: April 11, 1815; From: Joaquín Arredondo; Content: decree regarding persons who harbor deserters or people without passports."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: May 22, 1815; From: Francisco López; Content: regulations regarding butchering/sale of meat."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: June 27, 1815; From: Francisco López; Content: creation of a new Squadron of troops."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: May 23, 1815; From: Francisco López; Content: calls for a monthly report on financial contributions."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: May 16, 1815; From: Francisco López; Content: Spain no longer recognizes the previous French government, but restored Bourbon monarch."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: June 8, 1815; From: Francisco López; Content: call to comply with previous request of Treasurer to send a list of publication of dates of various decrees."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: May 24, 1815; From: Francisco López; Content: Governor asks for a census of every settlement."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: July 3, 1815; From: Francisco López/ Juan Echandía; Content: Juan Echeandía is named interim Governor of N. Santander."

Additional information: "Provenance: Monterrey; Date: June 20, 1815; From: Joaquín Arredondo; Content: new taxes levied to cover amount needed to pay soldiers."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: June 11, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: renewed tax on corn."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico City; Date: April 11, 1815; From: Viceroy Calleja; Content: All property / goods of rebels/insurrectionists must be turned over to proper authorities. Those who do so will receive 1/3 of value."

Additional information: "Provenance: San Luis Potosi; Date: June 2, 1815; From: Antonio Elozua; Content: report of skirmish with rebel forces at Ojuelos in which royal forces won."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: July 20, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: Manuel Flores of Valles wanted. Supposedly carrying letters from Morelos to the U.S. Description given."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: July 20, 1815; From: Juan Echandía/Alcaldes; Content: Manuel Flores of Valles wanted. new regulations regarding measurements."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico City; Date: Nov 15, 1814; From: Viceroy Calleja; Content: revision of the regulations on rent tax."

Additional information: "Provenance: "Palacio"/Aguayo; Date: July 27, 1815/(July 2, 1815); From: The King/Juan Echandía; Content: reestablished the Supreme Council of the Indies. Certain restrictions on "freedom of the press. [Document 35 is a copy of the same decree, with some swall corrections]"

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico City; Date: April 24, 1815/(May 2, 1815/July 3, 1815); From: Treasurer of Viceroyalty; Content: suggests that all males be employed either in the army or in industry of some kind to avoid idleness. Published by Echondía July 28, 1815 (see document after # 33)"

Additional information: "Provenance: "Palace"/Aguayo; Date: (Oct 7, 1814); From: The King/Juan Echandía; Content: new fiscal arrangements."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: July 26, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: Tax collector of Province complains that none of the decrees have been carried out regarding various payments. Echandía asks for cooperation from the officials."

Additional information: "Provenance: Monterrey; Date: April 4, 1815; From: Joaquín Arredondo; Content: A general call for animals and saddle equipment in order to pursue invading Indians. Prefers voluntary sales/gifts to forced giving. Appeals to generosity of people in provinces."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Aug 22, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: another circular on ten percent tax on renting of houses."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Aug 25, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: on the arrest of deserters."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Sept 7, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; planting of tobacco forbidden; also tobacco products."

Additional information: "Provenance: Monterrey; Date: July 18, 1815; From: Joaquín Arredondo; Content: Long decree on production, growing and use of tobacco."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Sept 23, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: decree on official paper."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 2, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: asks for stricter control over passports and persons without them."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 12, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: The feria held in Saltillo will be transferred to Monterrey."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Oct 23, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: 10% tax on farms should be paid. Lists of owners asked for."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Nov 6, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: Lucas de la Cruz and Pascual de los Reyes wanted. Escaped from jail in Laredo."

Additional information: "Provenance: Aguayo; Date: Sept 28, 1815; From: Juan Echandía; Content: Two documents on the publication of royal decrees. It should be expedited, and compliance should be immediate."

Additional information: "Provenance: Mexico City; Date: May 24, 1815/(Sept 29, 1815); From: Viceroy Felix Calleja; Content: Long and very interesting document on the separated/independence movement. Speaks of Congress of Apatzingan delegates from various provinces (names them) and declaration of Sept 16 as "independence day." Mentions the "rebellious literature" circulated. Gives orders as to what should be done about all this."

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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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[Documents Pertaining to Various Aspects of Government], text, 1814-09~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth869156/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library.