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[Affidavit from Miguel Ponce Borrego]

Description: Affidavit from Miguel Ponce Borrego discussing irregularities among some military people in in Laredo. The document has a piece of tape on the right side of the paper protecting large tears on that side.
Date: 1789-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Announcement from Joseph Antonio de la Garza Falcón]

Description: Announcement from Joseph Antonio de la Garza Falcón to justicias mayores saying that two new companies of soldiers are being formed and that young men may present themselves. This document has pieces of tape attached to all sides of the paper, and contains a few noticeable stains.
Date: 1784-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Census for Villa San Augustín de Laredo]

Description: Census for Villa San Augustín de Laredo with a list of all Spanish inhabitants of the town. The chart is broken down into columns with the individual's name written on the left and numbers in corresponding columns depending on their circumstances.
Date: January 29, 1789
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Census of Indians in Laredo]

Description: Census of Indians annexed to the City of Laredo, with various notes, including the men, women, and children. The document has a table at the top listing out the number of individuals, broken down by category, and a lengthy chart on page 2 with men's names listed.
Date: 1788-07~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Copy of Correspondence between Luis Menard and the Governor]

Description: Copy of the original correspondence between Luis Menard and Governor Melchor Vidal de Larca y Villena. Menard asks for his detention to be suspended so that he may continue his business; Governor de Larca y Villena orders this be done and Manuel Ponce Borrego, the Justicia Mayor in Laredo, complies.
Date: 1788-11~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Between Domingo Cabello y Robles and Bartolomé Martínez]

Description: Correspondence between Domingo Cabello y Robles and Bartolomé Martínez, asking that José Antonio Queñones be apprehended and held until soldiers are able to retrieve him. According to the text he is guilty of various robberies, and had been captured but escaped; also according to the text he finally was captured two years later.
Date: 1786~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Between Joseph Clemente Gutiérrez de Lara and Santiago de Jesús Sánchez]

Description: Correspondence between Joseph Clemente Gutiérrez de Lara and Santiago de Jesús Sánchez in which de Lara asks for justice to be served over damages done to his ranch. Also included is an order from Sánchez for an investigation to take place, testimonies taken; according to the document the thieves were caught.
Date: 1785-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence between Miguel Ponce Borrego and José María Vidaurre]

Description: Correspondence between Miguel Ponce Borrego and José María Vidaurre in which Borrego asks for the return of a quantity of corn belonging to a defendant and says to continue the judicial process. Vidaurre responds by saying that he had a deal with the defendant but the defendant did not hold up to his end of the bargain.
Date: 1788-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence from Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Message from Diego de Lasaga with signatures from colonial justicias acknowledging the recovery and publishing accompanying royal decree. The accompanying signatures are justicias representing the various villas within Nuevo Santander.
Date: November 1781
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree Concerning Jesuits from the Viceroy]

Description: Decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores Maldonado citing a decree from June 27, 1788 allowing ex-Jesuits to have the money from chaplaincies or other benefits which came to them from family connections. The document itself is badly stained along its left and right side.
Date: 1789-06~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree Concerning Lands from Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Decree from Diego de Lasaga, Governor of Nuevo Santander, concerning lands. de Lasaga says that all lands should be registered, properly distributed; the signatures at the end represent officials in multiple cities acknowledging their having received the decree.
Date: 1784-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Decree from Diego de Lasaga citing a previous decree that asks for donations from all subjects in America, one peso from freed men, and two from Spaniards; these donations are to go towards sustaining the war effort against England. In this decree de Lasaga explains how this process is to be done.
Date: 1781-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Don Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Decrees from Don Diego de Lasaga in which he cites two previous decrees issued by Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer. The first cited decree says that all lands in obeyance belong to the Crown and no one may use them; the second says that there are no more taxes on imported or or exported flour.
Date: 1783-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Governor Juan Miguel de Zozaya]

Description: Decree from the Governor of Nuevo Santander, Juan Miguel de Zozaya concerning taxation of grocery stores; included are lists of stores to be sent to Mexico. The document itself has a strip of tape along the left side and another piece placed horizontally down the middle.
Date: 1786-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library