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Carta Esférica desde Co.. Sn. Vicente hasta Co.. Ortegal : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Exmo. Sor. Bo.. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Xefe de Esquadra de la Rl. Armada, Consejero de Estado, Secretario de Estado y del Despacho Universal de Marina, y encargado interinamente de la Secretaria de Estado de Guerra, Hacienda, Comercio y Navegacíon de Yndias.

Description: Map shows coastline detail with towns, ports, islands, mountain peaks, and landmarks for Portugal and northwestern Spain. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Prime meridians: Tenerife, Paris, Cadiz, and Ferrol. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1788
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of the world : drawn & engraved from D'Anville's two sheet map with improvements for I. Harrison, No. 115 Newgate Street, as the Act directs, Dec. 1st, 1788.

Description: Map shows the geography and cities in six continents and newly discovered Pacific Ocean island groups. Includes routes and dates of exploration, and line of the Zodiac. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca.1:70,000,000].
Date: 1788
Creator: Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Petition from Laredo Officials to the Governor]

Description: Petition from officials in Laredo to the Governor of Nueva Santander Melchor Vidal de Larca y Villena. According to the petition, the townspeople wish to continue rounding up cattle, as they have done since 1755, for their use. The governor responds by granting permission to do this, however branded cattle are to be returned to their owners.
Date: 1788-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Plano de la Rada de Fayal, una de las Yslas Azores : situada la hermita de Na. Sa. de la Guia en la Latitud N. 38°30'50" y Longitud 22°25'48" al O. de Cadiz Levantado por el Brigadier de la Real Armada, Dn. Vicente Tofiño de Sn. Miguel ; Bauza lo dibujó ; Bartme. Vazquez lo grabó, 1788.

Description: Map shows layout of harbors and towns, fortifications, coastline detail, and physical features. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:29,800] and [ca. 1:58,300].
Date: 1788
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Decrees from Governor Melchor Vidal de Larca y Villena]

Description: Three decrees from Governor Melchor Vidal de Lorca y Villena from March 31 to April 23, 1788. The first decree requires the fixing of the roads; the second says that goods must be brought through customs first; and the third decree states that no hand guns are allowed. The pages included are covered with stains and contains small tears to the sides of the sheets.
Date: 1788-04~
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

[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

[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

[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

[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