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[Printed Decree from the Viceroy of New Spain]

Description: Decree from Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer, citing a royal decree of June 5, 1780 celebrating the birth of a son by giving amnesty to prisoners not guilty of major crimes. The document itself has two seals stamped on it, one in the top left corner and one in the bottom left corner.
Date: August 23, 1781
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcript of Letter from James Rankin, March 23, 1812]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Rankin to the constable of Joachim Township, on March 23, 1812, demanding that the constable sell John Sloan's goods and chattel to pay a debt to Robert McCallister. He also demands that Sloan be jailed until the debt is paid.
Date: March 23, 1812
Creator: Rankin, James
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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