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[Royal Decree Promulgated by Don Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa]

Description: Royal decree, taped in three sections, promulgated by Viceroy Don Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa, stating that current money is to be collected and replaced with new coinage. Also included are laws regarding the minting of money.
Date: April 2, 1772
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Decree Promulgated by Don Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa]

Description: Royal decree promulgated by Viceroy Don Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa, giving permission to sell textiles made from Asian cotton and painting on foreign-made linen. This decree goes against a previous decree prohibiting such activities.
Date: December 10, 1772
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Decree Promulgated by Don Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa]

Description: Printed royal decree promulgated by Viceroy Don Antonio María Bucareli y Ursúa, ordering the rounding up of an illegal document with offenses towards priests. Also mentioned is the fine for not participating, or possible imprisonment.
Date: April 28, 1774
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Printed Decree from Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer]

Description: Printed decree issued by Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer freeing all manufactured goods from exports from the usual taxes for ten years. This document is taped horizontally down the middle, splitting the document in half.
Date: March 9, 1781
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez Regarding Bathing]

Description: Decree from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez with regulations concerning bathing in the river. According to the decree men and women are to bath separately, and children are not allowed when adults are present.
Date: 1784-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Land Grant Indenture Document]

Description: Legal document for an indenture between James Winchester and Israel Moore of Sumner County, Tennessee which grants Moore land when he can pay $100 to the current owner, written October 17th, 1796. There are addenda acknowledging the land transfer, finalized in December, 1797.
Date: December 13, 1797
Creator: Tennessee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Legal document for moving two enslaved people from Virginia to Maryland]

Description: This legal document lists two enslaved women removed from Virginia and moved into Somerset County, Maryland by Littleton D. Teackle. He states in January of 1801 he brought into Somerset County one negro girl named Sarah alias Sally, about ten years old, and one negro woman named Nanny alias Nancy, about 38 yrs old, filed March 24, 1801.
Date: March 24, 1801
Partner: Somerset County Historical Society

[Decree from Viceroy Iturrigaray]

Description: Decree from Viceroy Iturrigaray with rules regarding to the selling or resigning from offices. The list of towns where this was delivered is located on the left side of the document, and the signatures on the back of the document represent acknowledgments from local officials that they received the decree.
Date: May 5, 1807
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Last Will and Testament for José María Elizordo]

Description: Last will and testament for José María Elizordo outlining what is to be received by his inheritors. The document has a few large stains at the bottom of the pages, and has slightly frayed edges.
Date: 1811-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Last Will and Testament for José María Benavides]

Description: Last will and testament for José María Benavides, outlining his inheritors and who will receive certain things. The document itself has a few stains and has slightly frayed edges.
Date: 1811-07~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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