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[Decree from Don Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Decrees from Don Diego de Lasaga in which he cites two previous decrees issued by Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer. The first cited decree says that all lands in obeyance belong to the Crown and no one may use them; the second says that there are no more taxes on imported or or exported flour.
Date: 1783-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Orders from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez to Citizens]

Description: Orders from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez to citizens of Laredo saying that all capable children are to be sent to school to learn the Christian doctrine. According to the order children up to 12 years old who are not well versed in doctrine should go, and there are fines for disobedience.
Date: 1783-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Two Copies of a Message from José Miguel de Cuellar]

Description: Two copies of a message from José Miguel de Cuellar to the justicia in Laredo saying that a woman in Revilla wants her inheritance, which is being managed by her second husband, returned to her. In addition to this request the woman wants an account given for said inheritance.
Date: 1790-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Criminal Notice from Sebastián Ortiz]

Description: Notice from Sebastián Ortiz to Spanish officials in the northern towns, saying that Marcelo Salcedo is wanted for the murder of José Antonio Valencia. This notice has signatures of Spanish officials in the nearby towns and villas acknowledging their having received and passed on the notice.
Date: 1797-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library