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Digest of the Acts and Deliberations of the Cabildo
Archives

Introduction to the Digest

Subject Book Volume Page Date Description
Archives 1
10 2/23/1770 Governor: O'Reilly; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - At this time the rules establishing the Spanish Government, including general instructions to the Cabildo, were ordered kept in the Archives.
Archives 2
13 1/14/1780 Governor: Galvez; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Attorney General calls attention to the seals of the Archives and some public documents of the deceased Secretary (Garic) which are lying around loose in the Archives, and recommends that the Commissioners make an inventory of these documents.
Archives 2
22 4/21/1780 Governor: Galvez; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - The Royal Ensign calls attention to the papers, documents, ordinances and Royal Edicts of His Majesty which are not kept locked in a chest of three keys - according to law. It was resolved that a chest be made of cypress and the documents inventoried and placed therein. The Secretary to have charge of the inventory.
Archives 4 II 174 10/13/1798 Governor: Gayoso; Royal Ensign: De La Ronde - At this time the Secretary of the Cabildo (Pedesclaux) requested the Commissioners to permit him to use the two lower rooms of the Cabildo Building in order to make more secure the files of the Archives.
Archives 4 II 180 11/23/1798 Governor: Gayoso; Royal Ensign: De La Ronde - At this time the Attorney General requested that an inventory of all deeds of sale, real estate titles and concessions executed during the French rule in this Province be made, and a copy filed with the Secretary of the Government, and another copy filed in the Archives. The originals to be filed in tin boxes.

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