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[Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 18, 1774]

Description: Letter from Vicente de Santianés to Thomas Sánchez de la Barrera saying that the wanted criminal has not arrived yet though they are watching for him. Eyes are kept open for Indian attacks; should they attack reinforcements will be sent from nearby settlements, as well as munitions.
Date: June 18, 1774
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Two Letters to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente]

Description: Two letters to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente, one from José Manuel Pérez, and another from Petra Nicolasa de Chávez. Both letters give an account of the recent incidents of the insurrection which is spreading. The first letter is badly torn and stained, and is entirely covered on the outside by pieces of tape; the second letter has a few tears, and is covered with pieces of tape in certain spots.
Date: 1811-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcription of a Letter from Jose Ossorio to Men in Laredo]

Description: Transcription of a letter from Jose Ossorio to "Señores Capitan, Cabildo y Apoderados de Laredo." The letter provides instructions on collecting tariffs, which include a permit the commisional despatch sent to the kingdom's magistrates and township deputies. The note at the bottom of the transcription is from the copier in 1936.
Date: January 27, 1936
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to the Viceroy, July 5, 1770]

Description: Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to the Viceroy of New Spain asking for authorization to deal with the matter of people moving south of the Rio Grande and causing issues with the native Indians in the region. de Santianés also calls out a ranking official as participating in the movement.
Date: July 5, 1770
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Juan Fernando de Palacio to José Martínez de Sotomayor, August 31, 1768]

Description: Letter from Juan Fernando de Palacio, Governor of Nuevo Santander, to Joseph Martinez de Soto Mayor, Alcalde de Laredo. Palacio acknowledges that he received the letters from de Soto Mayor concerning a woman who hanged herself, but the documents concerning the case should be kept in the Alcalde's file; de Palacio says that de Soto Mayor should continue raising funds for the Church.
Date: August 31, 1768
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Diego de Lasaga to Justicias in the Colony]

Description: Message from Diego de Lasaga to the justicias of the colony circulating a royal decree. Included are acknowledgments from the justicias and confirmation of its publication.
Date: 1781-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Meliso Caneja to Teniente José Lafuente, August 17, 1802]

Description: Letter from Meliso Caneja to Lieutenant Teniente José Lafuente giving him permission to leave the military and apply for another position. Caneja suggests that he apply and wait for an opening in the Revenue Department.
Date: 1802-08~
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

[Letter from Cayetano López de la Peña and the Governor, March 4, 1809]

Description: Message from Manuel de Iturbe with a notice from Cayetano López de la Peña saying that Pedro Cabrera is wanted for the theft of 825 pesos. The notice is acknowledged by Spanish authorities in the various towns and villas in New Spain; authorities have signed and dated the document according to when they received the notice.
Date: 1809-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter from Santiago Vedia to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente, April 3, 1811]

Description: Letter from Santiago Vedia to José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente advising him that the man sent to get the horses stolen by Bartolomé Salinas has found them. The document is badly stained and is covered by pieces of tape along its edges, as well as large tears.
Date: 1811-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Between Joseph Guerra and the Governor of Nuevo Santander]

Description: Complaints sent by Joseph Thomas Guerra to Governor Vicente González de Santianés; complaints include those against inventories of goods and the taxes involved which he considers illegal and unjust. The governor responds by ordering an investigation of the situation.
Date: 1775-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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