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  1. Acontecimientos Notable

    Two attached manuscripts, in two hands, that concern Mexican Emperor Agustín de Iturbide. Two attached manuscripts, that concern Mexican Emporer Agustín de Iturbide. The first one gives a brief account of the proclamation of Mexican independence on ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:13

  2. Jose Maria Arana

    José Maria Arana was a prominent businessman and politician in Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico. He was also the leader of anti-Chinese campaigns in Sonora, Sinaloa, and Baja California. The materials consist mainly of letters to Arana from supporters and ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-10 14:28

  3. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Collection includes a ledger, cash book, invoice book, lettercopy book, legal documents, photographs, newspapers, and miscellaneous personal materials. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-12 17:14

  4. Instruction reservada del Rno. De N.E.: que el Exmo. Sor Conde de Revillagigedo dio a su subceso el Exmo. Sor Marques de Branciforto

    Juan Vicente Güémez Pacheco de Padilla Horcasitas y Aguayo was the 2nd Count de Revillagigedo, and a Spanish military officer and 52nd viceroy of New Spain from October 17, 1789 to July 11, 1794. The collection comprises a manuscript of secret ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-16 15:59

  5. Acta

    A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, the Act of Mexican Congress orders the political and ecclesiastical reorganization of the Provincias Internas de Occidente. Sonora and Sinaloa remain divided; the old Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya will form ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 11:48

  6. Memorandum of Juan Rafael Ortiz, November 6, 1834

    A holograph letter is signed and dated: Juan Rafael Ortíz, Santa Fe, Nov. 6, 1834. The printed letter-head reads "Gobierno Politico del Territorio de Nuevo Mejico." It is addressed to the Sr. Alcalde of la Cañada; this is probably the mayor of ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-05 13:44