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[Correspondence Concerning a Marriage License]

Description: Communications concerning a marriage license for Joseph Antonio Losano and Maria Guadalupe Gimenes; Losano is a Mestizo, and Gimenes is a mulatta. In the following text Antonio Larralde mentions that Losano says that there are no obstacles with obtaining the license but there is no priest around to perform a wedding.
Date: January 16, 1762
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Communication between Antonio Larralde and Nicolás Gutierres]

Description: Communication between Antonio Larralde and Sr. Lic. Dn. Nicolás Gutierres concerning a marriage license for Joseph Antonio Lozano. Lozano says a wedding cannot be performed due to the absence of a priest; Larralde requests that says that Gutierres should perform the ceremony and record the license.
Date: February 1762
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Copy of a Royal Decree King Carlos III to Subjects in New Spain]

Description: Copy of a royal decree from King Carlos III, dispersed by the Viceroy of New Spain, the Marques de Croix, concerning rules prohibiting Jesuits from entering Mexico, without a permit.
Date: November 11, 1767
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree Concerning the Sale of Tobacco from Viceroy Marques de Croix]

Description: Decree from the Viceroy of New Spain, Marques de Croix, concerning the illegalities of planting and the sale of tobacco. This decree is to be sent to the Gobernadores, Corregidores, and Alcaldes mayores within New Spain.
Date: 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Decrees Concerning a Book and Gambling]

Description: Manuscript of a royal decree concerning the book about Regicide and Tyrranicide written by Fray Vicente Mas de Casaballs of the Order of Predicant friars; according to the decree this ideology must be stamped out, all teachers and students must observe section 15 of the Council of Constance. Included at the end is a torn, and stained bando, covered in tape against gambling and a request that all officials see to it that it is obeyed.
Date: 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Orders from the King Dispersed by the Marques de Croix]

Description: Orders from King Charles III to Bishops, and other members of the Church, to preach and practice respect for the Crown, the family, and all government officials. The orders, distributed in New Spain by Viceroy Marques de Croix, also call for them to limit activities to religious ones.
Date: July 22, 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Full Report on the Death of Maria Garcia]

Description: Report on the death of Maria Garcia, whether a suicide or murder. Garcia, found hanged, and her cadaver was placed in the public square, is the wife of Felix Basquez. The report contains details on the investigation that determined she committed suicide.
Date: July 31, 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree Prohibiting Unlawful Manufacturing of Gunpowder]

Description: Decree from the Marques de Croix prohibiting, without royal permit, the manufacturing or sale of gunpowder. Also included are the penalties to be administered for those guilty of dealing in its contraband. This decree includes both printed text and pieces of paper with tape around the edges containing hand written text.
Date: September 27, 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Printed Royal Edict from King Carlos III]

Description: Printed royal edict from the Marques de Croix concerning deserters from the Spanish Army. The edict says that anyone harboring deserters will be prosecuted, however, those who turn in these deserters will be remunerated.
Date: 1769
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Printed Bando from Don Carlos Francisco de Croix]

Description: Printed Bando from the Marques de Croix noting that nine merchant vessels and two war vessels are anchored in Veracruz. It goes on to talk about the date of "La Feria" where, in Xalapa, all merchandise will be sold.
Date: [1769-03-31..1769-06-25]
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Manuscript from Governor Joseph de Rubio to Military Officers]

Description: Manuscript of correspondence between Joseph de Rubio and military officers from Ollos, Burgos, Cruyllas, San Fernando, Real de Minas, Camargo, Mier, Revilla, and Laredo. In the text de Rubio gives advice and instructions on how to deal with the increased crimes, and Indian attacks.
Date: September 13, 1769
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Printed Edict from the Marques de Croix]

Description: Printed edict from the Marques de Croix to the Justicia de Laredo informing him, and the other parish priests and magistrates, of the importance of teaching Indians the Spanish language so that they can be taught Christianity.
Date: October 10, 1769
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[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

[Decree from the Marques de Croix Concerning Jesuits]

Description: Decree from the Marques de Croix, by order of King Carlos III, prohibiting Jesuits from returning to Nueva España; thus ordering the expulsion of the Jesuits from New Spain.
Date: May 2, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Decree with Instructions on Tobacco]

Description: Royal decree from the Marques de Croix with instructions on the production, sale, etc. of tobacco. The last page of the decree is handwritten, after the signature of the Marques.
Date: May 14, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from the Marques de Croix Concerning Legal Procedures]

Description: Decree from the Marques de Croix by order of the King, Carlos III; it is taped together on the back in four quadrants. The decree says that all legal documents and procedures are to meet the standards of the law.
Date: June 28, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from the Marques de Croix]

Description: Decree from the Marques de Croix reminding all officials in New Spain of a previous decree in which he ordered that all Indians who hold official positions be taught Spanish and that only Spanish should be used.
Date: December 11, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondences by Salvador Hidalgo and Tomás Sanchez]

Description: Communications from Salvador Hidalgo, imprisoned, asking why he has been imprisoned and for a trial. Tomás Sanchez responds with the terms of any upcoming trial.
Date: February 18, 1771
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