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[Application for a Sheriff Position]

Description: Written application to serve as the city marshal in Laredo submitted by W. F. Alexander stating that he could perform the duties and would like to have a job to support his family.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexandar, W. F.
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Badly Stained Document with a List]

Description: Badly stained document featuring a list of items, and signatures from local officials.
Date: {1827..1833}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[City Council Notes, November 1861]

Description: Notes describing a city council session regarding taxes paid to the state and county. A later statement at the end of the document announces that elections will be held on December 9, 1861.
Date: {1861-11-13,1861-11-26}
Creator: Laredo (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Collection of Documents between Spanish Officials]

Description: Collection of documents from a number of Spanish officials such as Joseph Leonardo Sánchez, Antonio Bustamente y Bustillo, etc. Documents included are wills, an inventory of goods, a claim on an estate and the settlement on the estate. Many of the documents are stained, and a few pages contain unrelated printed text.
Date: {1777..1827}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Copy of Official Correspondence of 1829]

Description: Document containing copies of official correspondence in Laredo for the year 1829. There are numbers written in the left margin denoting the beginning of a new piece of correspondence.
Date: {1829-02..1829-11}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence between Fernando García Dávila and José María Tovar]

Description: Correspondence between Fernando García Dávila and José María Tovar, Dávila wanting to probate the will of José María Benavides. In places where there are breaks in the text, there are numerous signatures from local individuals acknowledging the previous statements.
Date: {1820-11..1820-12}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence between Miguel Sánchez Navarro Palau and José Lazano Benavidez]

Description: Correspondence between Miguel Sánchez Navarro Palau and José Lazano Benavidez. Palau says that two thieves guilty of robbery are being sent back to Laredo; Benavidez replies back, in July, with a message that the thieves have been received in the town.
Date: {1812-02~,1812-07~}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence between Santos Pérez de Dayton and Tomás García Davila]

Description: Four documents of correspondence between Santos Pérez de Dayton and Tomás García Davila. de Dayton asks for justice against Vicente Rivero, who mistreated him; the following messages say the case has been heard, and a decision handed down. After each break in the correspondence there are signatures from numerous individuals acknowledging the previous message.
Date: {1817-08-26..1817-11-04}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Between Three Spanish Officials and their Governor]

Description: Investigation correspondence between Joseph Leonardo Trevíno, the Justicia Mayor, Tenente de Capitán, and the governor. According to the correspondence they are filing against Cayteano Peña, the President of Laredo, for breaking the Real Justicia.
Date: {1770-10-08..1770-10-11}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Concerning an Illegal Sale]

Description: Correspondence concerning the sale of a house by Apolonio García without the consent of his wife and children. The alcalde asks the judge for a decision to which he replies García has a right to administer property, but he should reimburse the wife for her share in the original cost. The first letter is signed by José María González and the second, longer, correspondence is signed by Joseph Alejandro Treviño.
Date: {1829-04,1829-05}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from the Viceroy and Message from Joaquín Vidal]

Description: Message from Joaquín Vidal to Spanish officials concerning a recent decree from the viceroy, and encouraging those officials to comply. The second document is the decree from the Viceroy de Lizana asking to find new ways to raise funds to continue the war with France and to free King Ferdinand VII.
Date: {1809-08~,1809-09~}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Viceroy Iturrigaray]

Description: Decree from Viceroy Iturrigaray with rules concerning the payment of burial taxes and other taxes on goods of deceased persons. The document is signed by local Spanish officials acknowledging their having received the decree from the Viceroy.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Document Concerning the Trial of Carlos Franco]

Description: Document pertaining to the trial of Carlos Franco for the murder of José María González. There are breaks in the text filled by the signatures of individuals, acknowledging the previous statements.
Date: {1831-02..1831-03}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Documents for a Case between Gabriel de Tovar and Rafael López de Oropeza]

Description: Request from Gabriel de Tovar to José María García asking for justice over a physical assault done to him by Rafael López de Oropeza. The document includes testimonies, and signatures, from witnesses; according to the document the inquiry needed to be suspended several times due to emotions running high.
Date: {1817-04-09..1817-04-22}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Documents from Viceroy de Lizana and Joaquín Vidal]

Description: Decree from Viceroy de Lizana announcing an alliance with Great Britain to fight the war against France. The second document is from Joaquín Vidal, announcing that he is sending three official decrees, including the one dated August 14, 1809 (the accompanying document). The document from Joaquín Vidal is signed by local Spanish authorities acknowledging their having received the message.
Date: {1809-08~,1809-09~}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Documents Pertaining to a Court Case Against Ildefonso Ramón]

Description: Documents pertaining to a court case by Gertrudis Villarreal against Ildefonso Ramón. There is a message on pages that represent the beginning of text from a different individual, acknowledging the receiving and copying of the documents for the town's records.
Date: {1820-10..1820-12}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Documents Pertaining to Various Aspects of Government]

Description: Multiple documents pertaining various aspects of governance in Laredo such as commerce and trade, finances, foreign relations, judiciary and military matters, among others.
Date: {1823,1824}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Envelope with Various Slips of Paper]

Description: Envelope addressed to Florencio Andrés with numerous smaller slips of paper containing various dates and information written on them.
Date: {1784..1840}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Five Deeds of Sale in Tamaulipas]

Description: Documents containing five deeds of sale from individuals in Laredo. According to the deeds, José Fernando Vidaurre gives land to José Alejandro Vidaurre; Ildefonso Ramón deeds land to José Ignacio Treviño; Rafael Vidaurre deeds land to José Fernando Vidaurre and a room to Apolonio Ramón; Salvador Cuellar deed land to Juan José Salinas.
Date: {1834-07~,1834-09~}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Inquiry made by Santiago de Jesús Sánchez]

Description: Inquiry made by Santiago de Jesús Sánchez against José Antonio Quínones. The text begins on the third page and ends with a sentence to prison for Quínones.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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