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Digest of the Acts and Deliberations of the Cabildo
Chronological--1776

Introduction to the Digest

Subject Book Volume Page Date Description
Officials--Annual Elections 1
232 1/1/1776 Don Pedro Desneville, Senior Judge; Don Santiago Livaudais, Junior Judge; Don Guillermo Boisseau, Attorney General; Don Luis Boidore (or Boisdore), City Treasurer
Land Grants 1
237 3/1/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - Don Francisco Caminada asks title on a vacant lot which is the property of the city.
Levees 1
238 3/15/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - Don Andres Jung asks for six hundred Pesos which amount is due him for work done on the levee. This was authorized.
Hospitals - Charity Hospital 1
240 7/5/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - At this meeting it was agreed that one half of all fines levied against violations of the Weights and Measures Law be donated to the Charity Hospital.
Weights and Measures 1
240 7/5/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Commissioners resolve to implore the Governor to order a public edict to the effect that all persons who sell in the city must appear before the Commissioners and bring their weights and measures for comparison with the official ones kept in the Cabildo. Same to be marked and penalty provided for substitution.
Levees 1
244 9/6/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - A statement for twenty-one Pesos is presented for work done on the levee under the direction of Captain Don Luis Audry (or Andry), Adjutant Major of this city, which was ordered paid.
Officials--Commissioners--Don Carlos Honorato Olivier De San Mauricio 1
242 9/6/1776 Appointed to succeed his father, Don Pedro Francisco Olivier De Vezin, who resigned in his favor.
Educational 1
246 11/15/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - A Commission from the Governor appointing Don Juan Du Forest as interpreter of Spanish and English languages, is read and approved by the Commissioners.
Weights and Measures 1
246 11/15/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - Mr. Poeyfarre asks payment for some bronze weights of fifty pounds. Don Jean Hierrera asks payment for making barrel measures. Commissioners authorize payment for both bills. They also agreed to pay (page 248) Senor Vobert, a Tinsmith, for making several measure.
Ecclesiastical 1
248 11/29/1776 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - At this meeting a letter was read by the Secretary from the newly designated Bishop of this Diocese (named by His Majesty) asking for an assistant when he begins his functions in April.
Officials--Commissioners--Don Cristobal Glapion 1
247 11/29/1776 By virtue of the resignation of Don Daniel Fagot de la Garciniere, the above was commissioned by the Governor, cited and sworn in.

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