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[Printed Edict from the Marques de Croix]

Description: Printed edict from the Marques de Croix to the Justicia de Laredo informing him, and the other parish priests and magistrates, of the importance of teaching Indians the Spanish language so that they can be taught Christianity.
Date: October 10, 1769
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Correspondence between Miguel Ponce Borrego and José María Vidaurre]

Description: Correspondence between Miguel Ponce Borrego and José María Vidaurre in which Borrego asks for the return of a quantity of corn belonging to a defendant and says to continue the judicial process. Vidaurre responds by saying that he had a deal with the defendant but the defendant did not hold up to his end of the bargain.
Date: 1788-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Printed Decree from Viceroy Güemez on Contraband]

Description: Printed decree from Viceroy Güemez saying that amnesty on contraband from the previous March is extended to include violations regarding forbidden beverages. The document has handwritten signatures from Spanish officials acknowledging receipt of the decree.
Date: October 4, 1791
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Manuel Escandón]

Description: Message from Manuel Escandón giving notice of the birth of a child to the royal family. The document itself has a large tear on the left side, and covered in tape; the edges of the paper are covered in tape as well.
Date: 1792-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from Manuel de Escandón]

Description: Message from Manuel de Escandón saying that no peace should be made with the Indians once a war has begun. The document has multiple signatures from Spanish officials acknowledging their having received the message.
Date: 1793-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Petition from Juan de Palos]

Description: Petition from Juan de Palos asking for restitution from Francisco Castillo, who killed his cow, valued at 20 pesos. According to the end of the document the governor orders that this be done.
Date: 1794-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

An Accurate Map of the United States of America, according to the Treaty of Peace of 1763.

Description: This map shows the United States east of the Mississippi River and surrounding areas. Bodies of water and geographic features are depicted (with relief shown pictorially) and labeled; general regions and states are also labeled although they are not delineated. The upper right corner of this map is missing, including portions of the New England area. Scale ca. [1:6,500,000].
Date: October 18, 1794
Creator: Symonds, H. D. (Henry Delahoy)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, October 22, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin advising him in business matters. Stephen Austin specifically advises James Austin to stockpile provisions, such as: pork, beef, corn and rye. Additionally, he recommends making lead shot to be sold in Richmond during the fall.
Date: October 22, 1799
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Account for Dr. George Fisher of Kaskaskea payable to James Miller of Philadelphia, October 30, 1801]

Description: Copy of transcript for a financial record documenting the account of Dr. George Fisher of Kaskaskea payable to James Miller of Philadelphia. The record includes the purchase of an insurance policy and the total debt to be paid out of the net proceeds obtained from the sale of sugar.
Date: October 30, 1801
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Request from Francisco Yxart to Officials in Las Villas de Márgen]

Description: Request from Francisco Yxart in San Carlos to the capitanes and justicias of "las Villas del Márgen." Yxart asks for a list of lands in abeyance as soon as possible in order to meet the required date set by the government. The signatures following the request are those of town officials acknowledging their having received the request.
Date: 1802-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Official Communication from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Official correspondence from Manuel de Iturbe with a "modelo" to be followed as soon as possible in order to comply with orders received from his Excellency. The locations where this was sent to are written on the left side of the paper including Laredo, Revilla, Camargo. Town officials have signed the document acknowledging their having received the communication.
Date: 1804-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Orders from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Royal order from Manuel de Iturbe freeing salted or dried meat from taxes. The towns where this document was delivered are listed on the left side of the sheet and include Laredo, Revilla, Reynosa, etc.
Date: 1804-10-21?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Notice from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Notice from Manuel de Iturbe saying that a decree is being sent. Following the notice, there are signatures from local Spanish officials acknowledging their having received the notice and sent it on.
Date: 1807-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Rules from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Message from Manuel de Iturbe with rules concerning refining copper. The document is signed and dated by local Spanish officials acknowledging their having received the notice.
Date: 1807-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Copied Message from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Copied message from Manuel de Iturbe saying that French General D. Alviman should be allowed to travel to Mexico City, if he were to arrive in the Internas Provincias. The document is signed by local Spanish authorities, acknowledging their having received the notification.
Date: 1808-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library