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[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

[Two Letters to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente]

Description: Two letters to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente, one from José Manuel Pérez, and another from Petra Nicolasa de Chávez. Both letters give an account of the recent incidents of the insurrection which is spreading. The first letter is badly torn and stained, and is entirely covered on the outside by pieces of tape; the second letter has a few tears, and is covered with pieces of tape in certain spots.
Date: 1811-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Between Joseph Guerra and the Governor of Nuevo Santander]

Description: Complaints sent by Joseph Thomas Guerra to Governor Vicente González de Santianés; complaints include those against inventories of goods and the taxes involved which he considers illegal and unjust. The governor responds by ordering an investigation of the situation.
Date: 1775-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 18, 1774]

Description: Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Thomas Sánchez de la Barrera saying that the wanted criminal has not arrived yet though they are watching for him. Eyes are kept open for Indian attacks; should they attack reinforcements will be sent from nearby settlements, as well as munitions.
Date: June 18, 1774
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to the Viceroy, July 5, 1770]

Description: Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to the Viceroy of New Spain asking for authorization to deal with the matter of people moving south of the Rio Grande and causing issues with the native Indians in the region. de Santianés also calls out a ranking official as participating in the movement.
Date: July 5, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Diego de Lasaga to Justicias in the Colony]

Description: Message from Diego de Lasaga to the justicias of the colony circulating a royal decree. Included are acknowledgments from the justicias and confirmation of its publication.
Date: 1781-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Governor Vicente González to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 13, 1775]

Description: Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez de la Barrera y Gallardo asking for information about Apache Indian incursions. The governor inquires about entry points and what is needed to stop them, as well as various jurisdictions.
Date: 1775-06~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez, September, 24, 1775]

Description: Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez de la Barrera y Gallardo saying he is sending Ildefonso de la Garza with a sergeant and 25 troops to defend the territory between Laredo and Las Iglesias. As this route is often used by Indians as a road for raids it is to be defended, and more gunpowder will be sent.
Date: 1775-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Santiago Vedia to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente, April 3, 1811]

Description: Letter from Santiago Vedia to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente advising him that the man sent to get the horses stolen by Bartolomé Salinas has found them. The document is badly stained and is covered by pieces of tape along its edges, as well as large tears.
Date: 1811-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library