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84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2861, Chapter 870

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by the City of Laredo for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Webb County; authorizing a fee.
Date: June 18, 2015
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Texas Rangers in Laredo, Texas]

Description: Photograph of ten Texas Rangers, nine on horseback, and one on foot to the right. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "A. J. Sowell with the + mark over head. Taken at Laredo while in the Ranger service under Capt. J. J. Sanders, 1911. Capt Sanders on right with chimney in back where + is marked."
Date: 1911
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Laredo

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Laredo, Texas. Stalls are set up in front of a building, with people visible under their tarps. Two people drive a horse-drawn cart down the street.
Date: February 1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Oral History Interview with Josephine (Dodo) Tobin Schreiner Parker, July 15, 1998

Description: Interview with Josephine (Dodo) Tobin Schreiner Parker, great-granddaughter of Captain Charles A. Schreiner, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Parker delves into her famous great-grandfather's story, including his key role in the settling of Kerr County and Kerrville. She briefly mentions the presence of Tuberculosis in Kerrville, the local Cattleman's Association, being princess in the Battle of Flowers, and singing in the USO in New York.
Date: July 15, 1998
Creator: Stacy, William G. & Parker, Josephine Tobin Schreiner
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Printed Edict from the Marques de Croix]

Description: Printed edict from the Marques de Croix to the Justicia de Laredo informing him, and the other parish priests and magistrates, of the importance of teaching Indians the Spanish language so that they can be taught Christianity.
Date: October 10, 1769
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

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

Description: 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.
Date: January 27, 1936
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

[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

[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

[Ordinances from Miguel Ponce Borrego]

Description: List of ordinances from Miguel Ponce Borrego including a 9 pm. curfew, prohibition against games, no small arms, outsiders and merchants must register, citizens need permission to leave the village, butchering of animals is not allowed without permission, and Indians need passports to come and go.
Date: 1788-07~
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

[Ordinances by Miguel Ponce Borrego]

Description: Ordinances by Miguel Ponce Borrego saying that no women servants are allowed at the river at night, nor a man after dark; no man should go to talk to women during the day; no dances without permission.
Date: 1788-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Full Report on the Death of Maria Garcia]

Description: Report on the death of Maria Garcia, whether a suicide or murder. Garcia, found hanged, and her cadaver was placed in the public square, is the wife of Felix Basquez. The report contains details on the investigation that determined she committed suicide.
Date: July 31, 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library