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    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
    • Date: 1517
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    José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; legal records; notes, drafts, and other literary papers; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating to Rodriguez's career as an author and lawyer. Documents his work involving Latin American claims commissions and governments and his writings on Latin American history. Includes material pertaining to claims against the governments of Cuba and the Dominican Republic; cases before various Spanish and American Claims commissions, the French...
    • Contributor: Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Mestre, José Manuel - Junta (New York, N.Y.) - Real Sociedad Económica De Amigos Del País (Cuba)
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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit...
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    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
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    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...
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    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
    • Date: 1781
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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
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    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.
    • Date: 1737
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    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
    • Date: 1770
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    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.
    • Date: 1500
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    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, 1865-1990 Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican nationalist, writer, and educator and his son, Eugenio Carlos de Hostos, militrary officer. Correspondence, family papers, photographs, miscellaneous papers, a diary of Eugenio María de Hostos, and papers relating to the renovation of the castle of Sotomayor in Pontevedra, Spain.
    • Date: 1865
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    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.
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    William R. Shepherd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly transcripts of documents (1554-1814, undated) in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain; Archivo General de Simancas, Simancas, Spain; and Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid, Spain. Transcripts pertain primarily to the history of the United States. Also includes correspondence, speeches, articles, notes, photographs, and other papers of Shepherd relating chiefly to his work in compiling material for his Guide to the Materials for the...
    • Contributor: Shepherd, William R. (William Robert)
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    Luis Aury papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata), and governor of an independent republic in Galveston, Texas.
    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
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    Agustín de Iturbide papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal and official correspondence, military diary, official documents, orders, proclamations, and accounts chiefly concerning Iturbide's activities in the military and government during the revolutionary period in Mexico as well as his term as emperor and the administration of the Imperial Palace. Also includes papers concerning Iturbide's family and estate. Individuals represented include Juan Gómez Navarrete; Vicente Guerrero, and Iturbide's wife, Ana María Huarte de...
    • Contributor: Iturbide, Agustín De
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    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Papers of Eugenio María de Hostos include correspondence, a diary, writings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to his work as a Puerto Rican nationalist dedicated to an independent Puerto Rico, first from Spain and later from the U.S., and to the formation of a union of Antillean states to include Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Dominican Republic. Papers of his son, Eugenio...
    • Contributor: Hostos, Eugenio María De - Hostos, Eugenio Carlos De
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    Hernán Cortés power of attorney, Power of attorney (DS) appointing agents to act in his interest in a residencia hearing ordered by King Charles as an investigation into his administration. Written at Tenustitlan (Tenochtitlan), Mexico.
    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1526

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    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
    • Date: 1591
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    Guatemalan documents collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes, financial accounts, and other records and papers of Guatemalan government agencies, political parties, labor unions, and private individuals, nationally and internationally, compiled by the Guatemalan Comité Nacional de Defensa contra El Comunismo. Pertains to the period of reforms and to the social and political upheaval from the overthrow of Jorge Ubico to the overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán by Carlos Castillo Armas....
    • Contributor: University of Pennsylvania. Foreign Policy Research Institute
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    Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, Pedro del Barco petition (on the verso) requests inspections of encomiendas before instituting reforms regarding repartimientos. Pizarro's response, signed in Cuzco, Peru, is counter-signed by Fray Vicente de Valverde, Bishop of Cuzco.
    • Contributor: Pizarro, Francisco - Barco, Pedro Del - Valverde, Vicente De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1539

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    Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; detailed information about the...
    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De - Phillipps, Elizabeth - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1830

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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