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  • Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Legal and financial records including contracts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, tax and expenditure accounts, and reports; personal papers including correspondence, notes, and reports; and printed matter consisting of codes of laws, grammars and vocabularies, medical books, music, and newspapers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history. Includes records and other papers pertaining to the viceregal administration and the ...

    • Contributor: Monday, Henry Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842

    Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1781
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1517
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Statement of opinion (AMs) sent to Emperor Charles V for presentation to the Council of the Indies. Topics include Spanish policies to the Indians of the New World, including conquest, conversion, servitude, and slavery.

    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1542
  • Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general of Spanish West Florida from 1799 to 1817. Much of the collection relates to land deeds, purchases, and surveys in parts of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes a bound volume dated 1806 containing maps ...

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, with José de Gálvez, the secretary of the Indies; and Felipe Fonsdeviela, marques de la Torre, and Diego José Navarro García de Valladares, the capitanes-generales at Havana. Also includes an index of correspondence of ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo (Mexico), and persons associated with the cause of Mexican Independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Harry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Puerto Rican collection, 1591-1900

    Collection of documents from Spanish colonial Puerto Rico including financial material, military papers, orders and decrees from the Spanish government, and miscellaneous items from colonial Puerto Rico.

    • Contributor: Puerto Rico
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1591
  • Archivo Nacional de Cuba collection pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1770-1911

    Transcripts of material found in the Cuban national archives pertaining to Spanish colonial rule in Louisiana and the Floridas. Includes correspondence of the Spanish governor of Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez, correspondence of British traders operating under Spanish protection, in particular William Panton, material concerning commerce and political relations with the local Indian tribes, Spain's part in the American revolution and relations with the newly ...

    • Contributor: Archivo Nacional De Cuba
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1770
  • Harkness collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Documents and papers (1525-1609: 2,939 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Mexico, though chiefly pertaining to the conquistador, Hernan Cortés, and members of his family. Topics include the Cortés-Avila Conspiracy (1566); a 1531 lawsuit involving testimony from the Nahuas of Huejotzingo, Mexico; other legal matters; family lands in Oaxaca, Mexico; and proceedings of the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Harkness, Edward Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Harry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1500
  • Puerto Rican collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly documents of the Spanish colonial government in Puerto Rico including orders and decrees, military records of the Spanish Ministerio de la Guerra, and financial records pertaining to budgets, imports and exports, and taxation. Also includes baptismal records; material concerning education (1898-1900), the fortification of "El Morro" in San Juan, political prisoners, politics, registration of foreigners, and slavery; and research materials of Puerto Rican ...

    • Contributor: Puerto Rico - Coll Y Toste, Cayetano
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, official documents, and printed material, collected or written by Del Monte, relating to the Spanish colonial history of Cuba, Mexico, Peru, South America, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, Yucatan insurrection of 1825, Cuban regulation of labor and immigration, slavery and the condition of blacks in Cuba, slavery in the West Indies and the Philippines, and the ...

    • Contributor: Del Monte, Domingo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • East Florida records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and records relating to such matters as defense, trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, native Americans, slaves, and Louisiana. Also includes records pertaining to the earlier Spanish colonial government of East ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • East Florida records, 1737-1858

    Diplomatic, military, economic, judicial, legal, and administrative records of the Spanish colonial government of East Florida for the period of its second occupation, 1783-1821. Includes royal orders and decrees, census and other vital records, and papers relating to such matters as trade and shipping, surveys, hospitals, Indians, slaves, and Louisiana.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1737
  • Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 1500-1871

    Cuban historian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, official documents, and printed material collected or written by Del Monte relating to the Spanish colonial history of Cuba, Mexico, Peru, South America, Philippines, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, insurrections, labor, immigration, and slavery and the slave trade.

    • Contributor: Del Monte, Domingo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1500
  • Consejo de Indias (Spain). Escribanía de Cámara de Justicia records, Catalog Record Only

    Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Escribanía de Cámara de Justicia, legajos 304 B, 305 A, 308 A, 314, 315 A&B, 317 A-C, 318 A&B, 319 A-C, 321 A-C, 322 A&B, 323 A-C, 324 A, 325, 326 A, 328 A&B, 1006 A, and 1009 B; and analytical inventory of records transferred from Simancas.

    • Contributor: Consejo De Indias (Spain). Escribanía De Cámara De Justicia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Spain. Consejo de Regencia decree, Catalog Record Only

    Decree of the Consejo de Regencia abolishing torture in all forms in the Latin American colonies and the Philippines.

    • Contributor: Spain. Consejo De Regencia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • José Fernando Abascal y Sousa, marqués de la Concordia, correspondence Catalog Record Only

    ALS (Lima, Peru; 1810 August 23) written by Jose Fernando Abascal y Sousa, as Spanish viceroy of Peru, to the governor of Huancavelica, Peru, regarding an index.

    • Contributor: Abascal Y Sousa, José Fernando
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louisiana land grants collection, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, land grants, petitions, and related documents concerning Louisiana. Individuals represented include José Amestoa; Felipe Enrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop; Luis Héctor, barón de Carondelet; Manuel Gayoso de Lemos; Esteban Miró; Juan Ventura Morales; Miguel Morales, Abraham Morhouse; Joseph Rabatta; Manuel Serrano; and Nicolás María Vidal.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • The Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States. MSS Florida Catalog Record Only

    Spanish texts with notes added in English. Reproduces documents copied in full, extracts from documents, briefs or summaries of documents, transcribed from originals mostly in the Archivo General de Indias, Sevilla. U.S. Dept. of the Interior transfer; 1949/02/21 LC copy has incorrect shelf number on reel 2 leader.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940
  • Hispanic collection, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly transcripts of writings of various Spanish authors concerning Latin America and the West Indies. Authors include Bishop Bartolomé de las Casas, Diego Duran, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Juan Bautista Muñoz, Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Andrés Pérez de Ribas, Nicholas-Joseph Thiéry de Menonville, and Mariano Veytia. Subjects covered range from general histories of the West Indies and the New World to accounts ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Consejo de Indias (Spain). Contaduría General records, Catalog Record Only

    Selections from Archivo General de Indias, Contaduría General del Consejo de Indias, legajos 245 A, 254 A, 293, 911 B, 913, and 7-1-1/12.

    • Contributor: Consejo De Indias (Spain). Contaduría General
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Historia de las Indias Catalog Record Only

    Reproduces the original manuscript of Las Casas in 3 volumes, housed in the Biblioteca Nacional of Madrid.

    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1947