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Luis Alberto Guajardo Collection of Músquiz, Mexico Records

The Luis Alberto Guajardo Collection of Músquiz, Mexico Records contains administrative records from the town of Músquiz, Coahuila, Mexico, collected by Guajardo. The Records are arranged in five overlapping chronologies and include circulars issued by the Coahuila government; religious, legal, military, land, water, and mining records pertaining to Músquiz and the Coahuila region; census records, including the documentation of Indians, widows, slaves, and vassals; legal records, including records administering issues of violence against women; documents pertaining to the administration of Indian affairs, particularly those of the Seminole and Apache tribes; and indices of correspondence and decrees in Coahuila, wills, and court proceedings. Also included is material on the founding and history of the Texas region, as well as English language manuscript land petitions, citizenship records, and legal proceedings of Thomas Jefferson Chambers, a Texas lawyer and land speculator, 1830-1862.
Call Numbers
WA MSS S-1482
Creation Date
January 16, 2013

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