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Digest of the Acts and Deliberations of the Cabildo
Furniture and Fixtures

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Subject Book Volume Page Date Description
Furniture and Fixtures 1
40 9/28/1770 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Commissioners discussed the necessity of obtaining furniture for the Council chamber and files for the Archives, and agreed to have made a large book case to be closed with a lock, and some shelves, a desk for the Secretary and some curtains for the Cabildo’s parlor. It was agreed that the Finance Commissioner should pay for the book cases, curtains, tables, rugs and sixteen chairs needed for the Council Chamber.
Furniture and Fixtures 1
47 11/16/1770 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Commissioners proposed to supply the Cabildo’s porters with uniforms, purchase a set of dogs, a shovel and a pair of tongs for the fire place, and four cords of wood. (Unzaga refused to approve this expense - page 48.)
Furniture and Fixtures 1
77 11/8/1771 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Commissioners again take up the necessity of obtaining the iron dogs, shovel and tongs for the fire place in the Council Chamber and it was agreed to seek the Governor’s approval. (Juan de Jan, the blacksmith, presented an estimate for making these articles - page 80.) - (At the next meeting the matter of uniforms for the porters was taken up, approved and purchased.)
Furniture and Fixtures 1
175 2/18/1774 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - At this time the Commissioners agreed to order a velvet portiere trimmed with gold lace, and a portrait of His Majesty and one of the Prince of Asturias, also a bench for the church.
Furniture and Fixtures 3 I 150 1/19/1787 Governor: Miro; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Commissioners were informed at this time that the golden handles were worn out on the batons used by the judges, and the porters needed to be furnished with mourning draperies to be used on necessary occasions.

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