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[Decree Concerning Children from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez]

Description: Decree from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez saying that all children are to be sent to school where Juan Andrés de Islas will be the teacher. According to the decree, soldiers are ordered to enforce this law.
Date: 1785-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Petition from Laredo Officials to the Governor]

Description: Petition from officials in Laredo to the Governor of Nueva Santander Melchor Vidal de Larca y Villena. According to the petition, the townspeople wish to continue rounding up cattle, as they have done since 1755, for their use. The governor responds by granting permission to do this, however branded cattle are to be returned to their owners.
Date: 1788-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Census for Villa San Augustín de Laredo]

Description: Census for Villa San Augustín de Laredo with a list of all Spanish inhabitants of the town. The chart is broken down into columns with the individual's name written on the left and numbers in corresponding columns depending on their circumstances.
Date: January 29, 1789
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Orders to Five Villas within Nuevo Santander]

Description: Orders sent to five villas, Reynosa, Camargo, Mier, Revilla, and Laredo, from the Intendent to collect taxes and send the money. The smaller document says that this is for the year 1791, and lists out the months of January, March, June, November, and December.
Date: 1791-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Five Decrees from the Conde de la Sierra Gorda]

Description: Five decrees published by the Conde de la Sierra Gorda while in Laredo. Decrees range from August 1796 to October 1796 and cover topics concerning religious authorities following canon law; amnesty for all persons not guilty of serious crimes; and legal regulations.
Date: 1797-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Official Record from José Jesús de la Garza to the Governor]

Description: Official record from José Jesús de la Garza to the Governor of Nuevo Santander stating that José Martín Morales has sold his portion of land grant #40 in la Villa de Burgos to Julio Jose Quintana for 25 pesos in order to settle a debt. The document is severely torn on the right side of the paper and has small holes throughout the interior.
Date: 1798-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Printed Edict from Viceroy de la Grúa Talamanca]

Description: Printed edict from the Viceroy of New Spain, by order of the King of Spain, with rules and regulations concerning military prisoners. The edict states that these regulations are to be observed when removing prisoners from their place of refuge, and are to be followed across the nation with respect to the Church and clergy.
Date: January 8, 1798
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Governor Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Message from Governor Manuel de Iturbe asking for contributions for orphans, widows, etc. The towns where this was sent are listed on the left side of the page, and officials signed the document acknowledging receiving the message from the governor.
Date: 1807-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Manuel de Iturbe and the Intendant of San Luis Potosí]

Description: Message from Manuel de Iturbe and the Intendant of San Luis Potosí saying that the first sale of salted meat is exempted from tax. The document is signed and dated by local Spanish officials acknowledging their having received the notice from the governor.
Date: 1808-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Manuel de Iturbe Concerning Titles]

Description: Message from Manuel de Iturbe to the captains and justicias saying that the Principe de la Paz should be addressed as "Serenísimo Señor." The document is signed by local Spanish authorities and dated acknowledging their having received the notice.
Date: 1808-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Notice from Manuel de Iturbe and the Viceroy]

Description: Message from Manuel de Iturbe with orders from the viceroy that mass, and the ringing of bells take place to honor the successes in Buenos Aires and Montevideo. The document is signed by local officials in Mexican towns and villas, acknowledging their having received the notice.
Date: 1808-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Manuel de Iturbe Noting a Viceregal Decree]

Description: Message from Manuel de Iturbe saying that a new decree from the viceroy is being sent, and that all auction bidders who receive material should be identified. The document is badly stained and is signed by local Spanish authorities acknowledging their having received the message from the governor.
Date: 1809-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Warning from Manuel de Iturbe to Spanish Officials]

Description: Warning from Manuel de Iturbe to Spanish officials to be on their guard against intruders from the United States along the border. The message is signed by local Spanish justicias in the towns and villas of Mexico, including Laredo, Revilla, Camargo, etc.
Date: 1810-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcript of Ducels advertisement, January 5, 1811]

Description: Copy of transcript for a Ducels advertisement giving notice of a land claim to New Digings and informing readers that trespassers will face legal recourse.
Date: January 5, 1811
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Two Messages to Governor Antonio Cordero y Bustamante]

Description: Two Messages from Miguel Sánchez Navarro Palau to Governor Antonio Cordero y Bustamante concerning the process of two men guilty of robbing the parish priest of Laredo. The first document contains a list of questions, and is signed in various places by local authorities; the second document from Palau is signed by Cordero and dated January 31, 1812.
Date: 1812-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Results of Annual Elections from the Alcaldes]

Description: Message from the local alcaldes with results of the annual elections. The document is signed by local Spanish officials in Laredo, and has a few small pieces of tape covering spots on the page.
Date: 1813-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Laredo to the Governor, January 5, 1815]

Description: Message from Laredo to the Governor of Nuevo Santander asking if he should have a servant girl or the lieutenant whose wife she was serving pay a debt owed to Manuel Dovalina.
Date: 1815-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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