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[Decree from Marques de Croix Concerning Missionaries]

Description: Decree from the Marques de Croix to Spanish officials concerning retiring missionaries. The text says that those who retire after ten years are permitted to take up posts in their respective orders, applicable to all of Nueva España.
Date: April 28, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Petition from a Salt Dealer to Spanish Authorities]

Description: Petition from a commissioned salt dealer to have a shipment of his released from the governor, Vicente González de Santianés. According to the document numerous authorities agree to and sign the petition.
Date: 1771-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Trial Correspondence Between Joseph Pérez and Tomás Sánchez]

Description: Correspondence between Joseph Pérez and Tomás Sánchez regarding the hearing for Salvador Gonzalez Hidalgo. Perez lists the questions to be asked and asks for the accusers to be present; Sánchez requires them to appear as witnesses. The top right corner of the document is torn off.
Date: April 13, 1771
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Between Joseph Pérez and Tomás Sánchez]

Description: Correspondence between Joseph Pérez and Tomás Sánchez acknowledging the the need for Nicolás Campos to be arrested; Sánchez agrees to gather all necessary information.
Date: April 20, 1771
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Francisco de Echeagaray]

Description: Decree from Francisco de Echeagary acknowledging that the purchase or exchange of mules, horses or anything else (except deer flesh) is forbidden; another thing that is prohibited is gambling with Indians. The backings on the pages feature unrelated printed text divided into columns.
Date: 1778-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Francisco de Echeagaray]

Description: Decree from Francisco de Echeagaray to the colonists in the province saying that it is forbidden to sell land without permission.
Date: 1778-04~
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 Governor Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Decree from the Governor of Nuevo Santander Diego de Lasaga forbidding the manufacture and sale of mezcal.
Date: April 18, 1781
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Land Claim by José Fernando Vidaurre]

Description: Land claim made by José Fernando Vidaurre sent to Governor Diego de Lasaga. According to the document this claim is of his uncle, Fernando Vásquez Borrego, and the governor orders an inquiry into the situation.
Date: 1782-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Petition and Report from Justicias Mayores to the Viceroy]

Description: Petition and report from justicias mayores from five towns to the Viceroy of New Spain. The report tells of continued Indian invasions, and a request for more troops to guard the frontier.
Date: 1783-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Judgement by Santiago de Jesús Sánchez Regarding Miguel Martínez]

Description: Judgement by Santiago de Jesús Sánchez concerning the case of Domingo Soberón against Miguel Martínez; the case stems from claims by Soberón that Martínez is living on his ranch. The judgement from Santiago rules in favor of Martínez. The document itself is very faded, leaving a large portion of the text illegible.
Date: 1785-04?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume 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

[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

[Last Will and Testament for José Antonio Uribe]

Description: Last will and testament prepared for José Antonio Uribe, laying out inheritors and what they are to receive. The document itself is stained and has slight tears on the sides of the paper.
Date: April 15, 1789
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Maldonado]

Description: Printed decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores concerning the use of titles. The document has a large tear in the middle of the right side of the sheet, covered with pieces of tape.
Date: April 21, 1789
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Manuel Muñoz]

Description: Message from Manuel Muñoz repeating orders from San Luis Potosí for an inventory of community goods of the various cities. The document itself is torn along the edges of the paper and has stains on the edges and corners.
Date: 1790-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from José de Jesús de la Garza]

Description: Message from José de Jesús de la Garza saying that Miguel Ponce Borrego has legalized the ownership of a house.
Date: 1796-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Oath of Office for Employees]

Description: Document with an oath of office written down, to be taken by local employees. The paper is badly stained in the upper right corner and has a piece of tape covering the right edge of the document.
Date: 1802-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcript of receipt for payment, April 12, 1802]

Description: Copy of transcript for a receipt of a $70 payment made to Moses Austin by James Fenley for the duty on lead shipped to Kentucky.
Date: April 12, 1802
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History