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[Message from José Francisco de la Garza]

Description: Message from José Francisco de la Garza saying that Dolores del Rivero has given power of attorney to her husband in order to settle a land dispute. The document has a large tear in the upper right corner and has large stains on both the upper and lower edges of the paper.
Date: 1818-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Petition for building a school for the poor]

Description: The citizens of Northumberland County agree to a charter allowing another academy of the same name within the same county for the poor. The funding is discussed and the land that was for public use will be used. Petitioners are against the school being built with public funds and believe that the poor should be paying for their school. The petitioners believe that in building the school it would go against the legislation of the county. The author gives examples of cases that disprove the petitioners evidence.
Date: January 12, 1818
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Correspondence between Officials Concerning School]

Description: Correspondence between Spanish officials concerning the establishment of a school. The cura asks for the establishment of a school, to which the mayor agrees and sends a petition to the governor; Francisco de la Garza suggests a teacher and foresees some difficulties.
Date: 1818-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library