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Royal decree, absolving the Merchants Guild of the Town of Riquena, Spain, from certain taxes in order to encourage the export of silk fabrics to the Indies., 1740 Mar. 30

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Content

From the Collection: Collection consists of photocopies of a variety of historical documents from Spain (1740-1750), Mexico (1826-1909), and New Mexico (1849-1901). Spanish documents include a 1750 royal decree exempting some Franciscans from various public duties and laws. Mexican documents include Porifirio Diazs 1909 regional title to a silver and copper mine in Tehuantepec. New Mexican documents primarily involve either Charles Overman or his wife Barbara Chavez de Sanchez.

Collection is in Spanish.


  • 1740 Mar. 30

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Spanish.

Access Restrictions



From the Collection: .5 Linear Feet


Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948