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[$20 Bond Against Sanchez, Benavides, and Salinas]

Description: Text of a bond statement testifying that M. Sanchez (principal), R. Benavides and J. J. Salinas (seconds) will pay $20 to the chief justice in Webb County as a fine for violating an ordinance that regulates straying animals in Laredo, Texas.
Date: August 24, 1860
Creator: Sanchez, Margarito; Benavides, Refugio & Salinas, Juan José
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Affidavit from Nicolás Gutiérrez de Mondoza and Francisco Thomas Cantú]

Description: Affidavit from Nicolás Gutiérrez de Mendoza and Francisco Thomas Cantú de el Río y la Cerda saying that Joseph Joaquín Cavasos is not a member of de Mendoza's parish and does not belong to the Villa of Laredo. According to Cantú Cavasos is a resident of Salinas.
Date: 1775-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Announcement for the Establishment of a Position]

Description: Announcement from Governor Manuel de Iturbe saying that the position of "Promotor de Concursos" has been established. Local Spanish officials from the towns listed on the left of the document have their signatures on it acknowledging that they have received the word and passed it on.
Date: 1807-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Announcement from Joaquín Vidal Concerning the Viceroy]

Description: Announcement from Joaquín Vidal saying that the new viceroy, Francisco Javier de Lizana, took office on July 19, 1809. The document is signed by numerous Spanish officials acknowledging having received the announcement and passed it on to others.
Date: 1809-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Announcement from Joseph Antonio de la Garza Falcón]

Description: Announcement from Joseph Antonio de la Garza Falcón to justicias mayores saying that two new companies of soldiers are being formed and that young men may present themselves. This document has pieces of tape attached to all sides of the paper, and contains a few noticeable stains.
Date: 1784-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Announcement from Manuel de Iturbe Concerning the Navy]

Description: Announcement from Manuel de Iturbe to Spanish justicias saying that Principe de la Paz has been named Almirante General. The document is signed by local Spanish officials, from towns listed on the left side of the front page, acknowledging their having received the announcement.
Date: 1807-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Communications Regarding a Debt Settlement]

Description: Communications concerning a debt to José Manuel Dovalina owed by Victoriana Garay, and one that Dovalina wants settled. According to the documents witnesses attest to the truth of his statements and Joaquín de Arredondo sends the petition to Felipe de la Garza; ultimately the settlement is agreed on.
Date: 1816-08?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Complaints from José María Tovar]

Description: Message from José María Tovar complaining of being falsely arrested and asked to pay a debt already paid, and he wants justice. After Tovar's complaint there is a lengthy reply from Juan José Llanos.
Date: 1818-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Copy of a Truce in Bexar]

Description: Copy of a truce made between Spanish troops and Indians in Bexar, signed by the commandante militar Antonio Elosura. The note at the bottom of the second page makes it known that this is a copy of the original document.
Date: 1827-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence between José María García and Ildefonso Ramón]

Description: Correspondence between José María García and Ildefonso Ramón; García wants justice to find out why Petra Sánchez objects to her son getting married. According to the message García claims she is too ill to appear in court. Following the García message, Ramón's reponse can be seen at the bottom of the fourth page of the document.
Date: 1819-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence Concerning Petra Sánchez]

Description: Message from Petra Sánchez to Ildefonso Ramón giving reasons why she opposes the marriage of her son. Ramón's response to Sánchez is written at the bottom of the third page of the document and is dated August 21, 1819.
Date: 1819-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Criminal Case Against José Antonio de la Cruz]

Description: Documents concerning a criminal case against José Antonio de la Cruz, who fired on persons sent to get him at the request of the mayor. There are multiple signatures in between breaks in the text acknowledging testimonies, witnesses, etc.
Date: 1820-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Governor Diego de Lasaga]

Description: Orders from Diego de Lasaga to all settlers in Nuevo Santander to arm themselves against possible attacks by the Indians. The document itself has stains and slight tears along the edges of the paper.
Date: 1781-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Document signed by Manuel de Iturbe, and local Spanish officials, possibly a decree concerning sending children back to Spain to be educated. The document itself is badly torn and stained; the first page is missing large portions of the bottom and top of the page.
Date: 1807-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from President José Mariano de Salas]

Description: Decree from President José Mariano de Salas, signed by Jose Maria Ortiz. This decree declares that the Constitution of 1824 is now in effect, meaning all political positions except governors cease.
Date: 1846-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Viceroy Juan Vicente Güemez]

Description: Printed decree from Viceroy Güemez saying that the tax levied during the previous war is abolished. The document has various handwritten signatures from officials acknowledging receipt of the decree.
Date: August 31, 1791
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Viceroy Manual Antonio Flores Maldonado]

Description: Decree from Viceroy Manual Antonio Flores Maldonado citing a previous decree concerning the "sale" of vacant offices. The decree calls for publishing and acknowledgment.
Date: August 1788
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores Maldonado]

Description: Decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores Maldonado citing a previous decree from January 10, 1788, saying that all claims against previous viceroy Bernardo de Gálvez should be filed.
Date: 1788-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Decrees from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores Maldonado]

Description: Decrees from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores Maldonado citing several previous royal decrees dating back to 1767. This decree discusses the decree from February 8, 1789 providing for free commerce for various American ports, as well as rules for military men wanting to get married.
Date: 1789-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Deposition of Men Caught with Unidentified Goods]

Description: Deposition of men caught with goods they could not prove were theirs. The document is signed by numerous local officials, including Alcalde Dolores García.
Date: August 17, 1846
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Election Notice: Precinct #1]

Description: Official announcement of elections to be held 1860 in Laredo, Texas (Municipalidad de la C. de Laredo).
Date: August 4, 1860
Creator: Laredo (Tex.)
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Election Results]

Description: Document discussing the election of persons for the annual elections. The document is signed at the bottom by local officials, including the alcalde.
Date: 1829-08~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library