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[Letter from the Marques de Croix to all Citizens]

Description: Letter from the Marques de Croix, explaining a royal decree from King Carlos III concerning the expulsion of Jesuits from Mexico.
Date: July 4, 1768
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

[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

[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

[Letter from Governor Vicente González to Captain Tomás Sánchez, June 13, 1775]

Description: Letter from Vicente González de Santianés to Captain Tomás Sánchez de la Barrera y Gallardo asking for information about Apache Indian incursions. The governor inquires about entry points and what is needed to stop them, as well as various jurisdictions.
Date: 1775-06~
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

[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
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