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Digest of the Acts and Deliberations of the Cabildo

Introduction to the Digest

Subject Book Volume Page Date Description
Inventory 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 with three keys, according to law. It was determined that a chest be made of cypress and the documents placed therein, with an inventory, of which the Secretary shall have charge.
Inventory 4 II 180 11/23/1798 Governor: Gayoso; Royal Ensign: De La Ronde – The Attorney General requests that an inventory be made of all deeds of sale, real estate titles and concessions executed during the French Rule in this City, as all of these documents are on loose sheets and difficult to bind; that a copy of this inventory be filed with the Secretary of the Government, and another copy filed in the Archives of the Cabildo, the originals to be filed in the boxes.
Inventory 5
105 10/7/1803 Governor: Salcedo; Royal Ensign: De La Ronde – It was agreed at this time that the Secretary make an Inventory of the Archives and a statement of the accounts of the various departments during the previous years, also of the taxes collectible, also a statement of the cash on hand. All to be approved by the annual Commissioners and forwarded to the Commissioners in charge of the transfer – Salcedo and Casa Calvo. (See “Transfer of Louisiana Back to France.”)

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