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[Consul Mortuary Certificate for Wendell Tarver]

Description: Official diplomatic packet authorizing the transfer of Wendell Tarver's remains from Monterrey, Mexico to Laredo, Texas for burial. The official consul certificate is signed and sealed with a ribbon that connects all of the accompanying paperwork required for the transfer: the official death certificate (in Spanish, documenting Tarver's death at age 40 from a suspected heart attack, "infarto del miocardio"), the affidavit from the embalmer documenting the preparation for transfer, and travel orders signed by the governor and the chief of public health services ("Servicios Coordinados de Servicios Publica") in Nuevo Leon.
Date: July 15, 1971
Creator: Parson, Wesley H.
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

Application for Brand Registration

Description: Application for the registration of cattle brands belonging to the San Simon Cattle and Canal Company in the state of New Mexico. The application is addressed to the Secretary of the New Mexico Health Department, James A. Reer. A note from the secretary is handwritten in English on the back explaining why the document was returned.
Date: 189u
Creator: New Mexico
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Copy of Michael Reed's deed]

Description: Copy of Michael Reed's deed. On verso of page one there are two separate statements towards the bottom of the page; the first, dated August 21, 1837, was made by W.D. Thompson stating that the original deed was ordered by the court to be recorded. The second statement, dated October 1, 1856, was made my Stroud Melton, clerk of the county court of Milam County certifying that the deed copy is correct.
Date: unknown
Creator: Steele, Guillermo H.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Decree About the Court System in Tamaulipas]

Description: Partial decree from the governor of Tamaulipas regarding the organization of the Supreme Court and lower courts for the state. This copy includes the opening text and articles 1 through 112, with part of 113.
Date: unknown
Creator: de la Garza y Flores, Juan Martín
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Laredo Aldermen Oaths]

Description: Text of the oath of office for aldermen in the city of Laredo, signed by four people on January 1, 1867 (partially missing) -- J. M. Rodriguez, Clemente I. Salinas, Nicolas San[...], and Elestavio Cam[...] -- and signed by Francisco Farias on January 5. Both statements are witnessed by the mayor of Laredo, Agustin Salinas.
Date: {1867-01-01,1867-01-05}
Creator: Laredo (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Partial Court Decision]

Description: Partial text from a court decision, including a tally of items (possibly ecclesiastical items) with their values followed by a section of the written explanation. A second list is written on the reverse, but has been crossed out; there are other notes and tallies written around the list.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Partial Dovalina Will]

Description: Incomplete text of the last will and testament of Vitorio Dovalina.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Sixteen Individual Circulars]

Description: Sixteen individual laws and decrees published as circulars, with the heading "Gobernacion del Estado Libre de las Tamaulipas.
Date: {1824-07-10..1825-08-28}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[United States Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals]

Description: Notice typed on United States Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals, letterhead. The notice is written in both English and Spanish. It indicates the regardless of the notification enclosed, if the recipient has applied for an immigrant visa prior to January 1, 1977, they may be allowed to stay.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Bureau of Immigration Services
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Will of María Nicolasa de Uribe]

Description: Last will and testament for Doña María Nicolasa de Uribe, from Nuevo León.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Mario Garza Ramos to John J. Herrera - November 7, 1968]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from a public notary, Mario Garza Ramos, in Matamoros in Mexico, formally giving Herrera authority on behalf of Ana García de Barguiarena and Roberto Barguirena Menchaca with regards to a 1968 Volkswagen car with Mexican registration for their younger son, Roberto Barguiarena García.
Date: November 7, 1968
Creator: Ramos, Mario Garza
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Personal Bank Loan for Ford Automobile]

Description: Personal bank loan for a Ford 1936 model automobile. The total amount for the loan is $1,080.00
Date: November 30, 1944
Partner: Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas

[Documents for County Court Case 2534]

Description: Text relating to case number 2534 in the Nueces, Texas County Court: John H. Houghton vs. Felipe Ramirez.
Date: May 22, 1896
Creator: Nueces County (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Documents Regarding Extradition of M. Santos]

Description: Compiled documents in which judicial authorities in Laredo, Texas request the extradition of Manuel Santos, who is wanted for homicide.
Date: August 1872
Creator: Laredo (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Arrest Warrant: Texas vs. Pruñeda and Treviño]

Description: Warrant signed by the mayor of Laredo instructing the sheriff to arrest Elena Pruñeda and Esteban Treviño, who are charged with adultery.
Date: March 9, 1867
Creator: Salinas, Agustin
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Pre-Trial Document: Texas vs. Pruñeda and Treviño]

Description: Pre-trial document related to the case of the State of Texas vs. Elena Pruñeda and Esteban Treviño, laying out the accusations against them in relation to the offense of adultery.
Date: March 9, 1867
Creator: Texas
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Sworn Statement Related to Texas vs. Pruñeda and Treviño]

Description: Sworn statement by Manuel Lozano related to the charges of adultery in the case of Texas vs. Elena Pruñeda and Esteban Treviño. It includes a note in Spanish and witness signature at the bottom.
Date: March 9, 1867
Creator: Lozano, Manuel
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Notice Regarding Elena Pruñeda and Missing Child]

Description: Notice for law enforcement to look out for the wife of Florencio Gonzales after she fled with Esteban Treviño and an eight-year-old child.
Date: March 6, 1867
Creator: Zapata, Juan R.
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Order Requiring the Return of a Horse]

Description: Order issued by the mayor of Laredo, Texas requiring that Ramón Mendiola return a horse to Narciso Arispe.
Date: February 27, 1867
Creator: Salinas, Agustin
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Statement Regarding Funds Received]

Description: Statement from the constitutional court (Juzgado Constit'l) sending 18 pesos that were received from persons who found a herd of cattle.
Date: February 20, 1867
Creator: Ramos, Luís
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Laredo City Ordinance Regarding Animal Meat]

Description: Text of a Laredo ordinance passed by the city council regulating the slaughter and sale of animals for meat.
Date: January 12, 1867
Creator: Laredo (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Laredo City Ordinance Regarding Dances]

Description: Text of a Laredo ordinance passed by the city council stating that no dances may be held without payment for a license (costing 1 peso) and that the Secretary will maintain an account.
Date: January 12, 1867
Creator: Laredo (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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