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Order of the Junta de Obras y Bosque (Spain), 1761 April 14

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: id126307

Scope and Contents

A printed order of the 'Junta de Obras y Bosque' (Works and Forestry Board), issued in Madrid on April 14, 1761, by D. Pedro Manuel de Vera, the secretary of the Board and then by Don Juan Phelipe de Castanos, Zaragoza, on 1 May, 1761. The order explains that, beginning January 16, 1761, hunting using greyhound dogs would be prohibited unless a licensed by the Board. Licensing conditions depended on profession, status and the total number of dogs in the villages. The order was supposed to be distributed to the mayors.


  • Creation: 1761 April 14

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Spanish;Castilian Latin

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From the Collection: 1.00 Linear Feet