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Box 1

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Contains 18 Results:

Box 1

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: id130253
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Dates: 1551-1858, circa 1870s

Marriage Dowry of Lady Teresa de Alarce and Don Miguel de Carrion (Spain), 1551 October 11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id149632
Scope and Contents

Letter from Toledo, Spain regarding the dowry of Lady Teresa de Alarce and Don Miguel de Carrion. It includes an inventory of assets of the bride's family that will be delivered to the husband to help support the couple financially.

Dates: 1551 October 11

Monasterio de San Agustín and the Convento de Santa Ana (Spain), 1578 February 20

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id149630
Scope and Contents

Manuscript from Toledo, Spain containing information about the affairs of the Convento de Santa Ana and Monasterio de San Agustín, relating to two families. It includes the discussion of several properties and houses.

Dates: 1578 February 20

Ordenanzas de las villas de Milagro Navarra y Alfaro La Rioja (Spain), 1591

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: id130255
Scope and Contents

The content details an agreement between the towns of Milagro Navarra and Alfaro La Rioja regarding their respective property. The agreement lays out rules and fines for breaking the rules. The rules govern such activities as hunting, cattle grazing, and harvesting crops. Acc. 2011.722

Dates: 1591

Villa de Santa Maria la Real de Neiva (Spain), 1592

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id130266
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Dates: 1592

Villa de Martín Muñoz de las Posadas (Spain), 1599

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id130263
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Dates: 1599

Last Testament of Doña Melchora de los Reyes (Toledo, Spain), 1605, 1611

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id126302
Scope and Contents

The last will and testament, dated September 14, 1605, of Doña Melchora de los Reyes, from Toledo, Spain. She was the wife of Francisco de Escobar, the doctor of the city of Toledo. Included in the document are various clauses that Doña Melchora de los Reyes established for her funeral. At the end of the document, there is an entry from 1611 referring to the 1605 testament that is signed by the Bishop of Troya. See also Memorial of Doctor D. Francisco de Escobar for related information.

Dates: 1605, 1611

Memorial of Doctor D. Francisco de Escobar (Toledo, Spain), 1610 June 14

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id149631
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Dates: 1610 June 14

Financial Document, (Peru), 1617

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: id126306
Scope and Contents

This document relates financial information for shepherds and employees of a ranch in Peru. It includes wages paid for shepherds to maintain a herd of 1560 sheep, as well as deductions from the salary of one shepherd for the loss of several sheep on his watch.

Dates: 1617

Land Records, (Spain), 1628 March 28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: id126305
Scope and Contents

Land records from Spain, likely concerning the sale of property.

Dates: 1628 March 28

Letter, (Galicia, Spain) Between Cousins, 1719

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: id130270
Scope and Contents

Letter sent between cousins in Galicia.

Dates: 1719

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...
Dates: 1761 April 14

Legal document (Spain), 1772-1774

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: id126309
Scope and Contents

The manuscript, dated 1772-1774, regards a lawsuit between a man and his mother-in-law, both inhabitants of Tarrega, Catalonia, Spain. The man claims that he is entitled to the inheritance that his deceased wife would have received.

Dates: 1772-1774

Account for Fortification Work in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1801

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: id145292
Scope and Contents The document concerns the reconstruction costs for a major area of Puerto Rico's defenses, started in 1767 by Alejandro O'Reilly, who was appointed by King Charles III as an advisor for the work on one of the Spanish Empire's most valuable ports. He initiated a twenty-year renovation effort and outlines the work for the forts San Cristobal and el Morro. Two drafts list the total cost of all works performed by year for 1767 to 1800. The defenses had also suffered damages in the 1787...
Dates: 1801

Cuban Slavery Documents, circa 1870s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: id293211
Scope and Contents

11 documents written in Spanish.

Dates: circa 1870s

Don Francisco de Borjas Legal Document (Peru), circa 1615

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: id252977
Scope and Contents

The manuscript may be an official document from Peru during Spanish colonial rule. The document is in Spanish and is signed by Don Francisco de Borjas, who may have been the Viceroy of Peru when it was written. The first seven pages of the document are missing and it contains approximately 80 pages.

Dates: circa 1615

Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig Mathematical Dissertation (Veracruz, Mexico), 1794

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: id130274
Scope and Contents The dissertation outlines plans for the transport of water from the Rio Jamapa to the new city of Veracruz. Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig presented his mathematical dissertation to VSS which the town council/hall held on September 4, 1794. He begins by expressing thanks for the powerful recommendation [?] given to him by Attorney General Don [?] Lagoa de Miranda so that he could compile some useful ideas for the transport of water to this city. He mentions the Caballero Don Pedro Gorostisa who...
Dates: 1794

Chinese Contract Laborer Legal Document (Cuba), 1858

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: id148282
Scope and Contents

The contract is between a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy and three men to work in Havana, Cuba, as a so-called "coolie," (contract laborer) for 10 years in exchange for his passage, a small monthly wage, and room and board.

Dates: 1858