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[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

[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

[Order by Captain Tomás Sánchez]

Description: Order by Captain Tomás Sánchez de la Barrera y Gallardo of Laredo, requiring all civilians report to the town and settle within the city. He notes a fine of 25 pesos for anyone who does not comply within three days.
Date: 1775-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Governor Juan Miguel de Zozaya]

Description: Decree from the Governor of Nuevo Santander, Juan Miguel de Zozaya concerning taxation of grocery stores; included are lists of stores to be sent to Mexico. The document itself has a strip of tape along the left side and another piece placed horizontally down the middle.
Date: 1786-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Ordinances by Miguel Ponce Borrego]

Description: Ordinances by Miguel Ponce Borrego saying that no women servants are allowed at the river at night, nor a man after dark; no man should go to talk to women during the day; no dances without permission.
Date: 1788-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Six Documents from Manuel Muñoz]

Description: Six documents from Manuel Muñoz including decrees and directions from the Intendent of San Luís Potosí. Included are an announcement of his appointment as governor; demands for a six-month account on state of water supply, and crops; a request for monthly reports on favorable or adverse activities, and information on Justicias Mayores; a document concerning the use of titles; and a document investigating complaints against Subdelgado.
Date: 1789-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from the Conde la Sierra Gorda]

Description: Decree from the Conde de la Sierra Gorda saying that government employees are not allowed to marry persons within their jurisdiction. The document itself has a few stains, tears along the edges of the paper and a hole in the middle.
Date: 1791-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Criminal Case against Bentura Gonsales]

Description: Letter from Josef Arango to officials in Santa Maria with a criminal case against Bentura Gonsales for the killing of Ysidro Garcia. According to the case Gonsales escaped prison on February 15, 1797, and his apprehension is ordered. The document itself is badly stained and has frayed edges.
Date: 1801-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Official Message from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Official communication from Manuel de Iturbe concerning an inventory of prisoners, lands in abeyance, and accounts to be concluded on the last day of December and to be forwarded to the government on the 6th day of January. The towns in which the document was sent to are listed on the left side of the paper including, Laredo, Revilla, Camargo, etc.
Date: 1804-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Copy of an Official Communication from Nemesio Salsedo Regarding Military Actions]

Description: Copy of an official communication from Nemesio Salsedo giving notice that troops from Laredo and a large group of Lipans attacked Comanches. According to the rest of the document Salsedo requests that proper dispositions be taken to prevent further attacks and maintain peace with Indians to the North and West.
Date: 1804-09-20?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Orders from José Ramón Bustamente]

Description: Copy of an official communication from Nemesio Salsedo giving notice that troops from Laredo and a large group of Lipans attacked Comanches. According to the rest of the document Salsedo requests that proper dispositions be taken to prevent further attacks and maintain peace with the Comanches.
Date: 1804-09-20?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library