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  • 1767-1963 (Creation)


37 Folders

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Copy of an affidavit of Mercurio Martinez referring to purchase of lands by Jesus Trevino and Blas Maria Uribe, beginning in 1850.

Map showing lands owned and possessed by Mercurio Martinez known as La Selva, Casa Verde, and Las Cabras Pastures, situated in San Ygnacio Subdivision, 1957.

Heirship of Claudio Gutierrez and other descendents of Captain Jose Miguel de Cuellar, 1955.

A map showing El Recuerdo and Las Liebies Farms, Dolores Subdivision, 1910.

Field notes of a 59 acre tract known as the original "Casa Verde Fields," 1927.

Drawing of the Toro Tank Dam in San Andres Pasture (Dolores Subdivision) showing height, distances of sections, 1956.

Maps which represent the present owners of the Jesús Martinez Gonazlez Tract with an easement or right-of-way for Mercurio Martinez, 1941.

Maps showing certain tracts in vicinity of Dolores Ranch, 1951.

Copy of field notes from Laredo Zapata highway passing south of Recuerdo Farm, 1956.

Blue Print of Partition of 700 acre tract known as Comunidad de Dolores, Zapata County, 1956.

A list of the fractional undivided interest of Share No. 7, Dolores Subdivision, Zapata County, 1957.

Sketch of Partition between heirs of Juan Martinez Cuellar and heirs of Antonia Martinez de Vidaurri, 1957.

Geneaologies of Jose Vasquez Borrego prepared by Baldomero Chacon, undated.

Newspaper history of Col. Antonio Zapata, 1946.

Special newspaper edition on early history of water and irrigation in Texas and city of Laredo by Don Tomás Sanchez, Zapata County News, June 7, 1946.

Copy of map of tract of land sold by Raul Martinez and Herlinda G. de Martinez to Charles Alexander, 1954.

Copy of grazing lease between Efigenia C. de Martinez, et. al., and Jose E. Martinez of Dolores Pasture, Zapata County, 1957.

Life insurance policy of Mercurio Martinez, 1957.

Newspaper biography of J. C. Martin, Laredo Times, December 19, 1957.

Authority given by Mercurio Martinez to Mercurio Martinez, Jr., to draw checks on Laredo National Bank, 1957.

Power of attorney given to Emillio Martinez and Carolota Martinez by Rosaura, Antonio Martinez and others, to collect oil and gas rents, 1952.

Memo showing distances from Canada de San Andres, along the Old Laredo-Zaptata state highway to Southeast corner of Recuerdo Farm, 1958.

Memo about historical songs and verses (canciones) by Mercurio Martinez, 1954.

Genealogy of Captain Miguel de Cuellar, original grantee and owner of Porciones 1, 2 and 37, situated in Zapata County, Texas.

Heirship of Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara and his brother, Enrique Gutierrez de Lara, (genealogies).

Heirship of Bartolome Martinez, one of founders of Revilla (Guerrero), Tamaulipas and an ancestor of Mercurio Martinez.

Heirship of Luis Uribe, one of founders of Revilla (Guerrero), Tamaulipas, in 1750, and an ancestor of Mercurio Martinez.

Original map of 59 acre tract known as the original Field of Casa Verde Farm, also a blue-print, 1927.

Map showing width of Casa Verde tract.

Lease contract between L. U. Vda. de Martinez and Mercurio Martinez for 3 years from 1932.

Copy of field notes and blue print of map of right-of-way of state highway 83, Grullo Creek in vicinity of San Ygnacio, Texas, 1943.

Map including La Selva, Casa Verde, and Las Cabras Pastures and copy of deed from Carmen Dominguez de Sanchez to Mercurio Martinez, 1952.

Note saying "Old map from General Land Office showing two canadas de San Andres taken out to be used in my depostion, 1961."

Blue print of original map showing 1/4 of Dolores Subdivision of José Vasquez Borrego Grant, south of Porción 59 of Laredo. dated 1921,

Note saying "Map of Villareal showing roads loaned to Raymond Goodman to prepare for suit of road case in Martinez vs. Vidaurri."

Note saying "Judgement including field notes of Borrego Grant dated 1904 in case of State of Texas vs. A. M. Bruni, et. al., left with Goodman to be used in case of Martinez vs. Vidaurri."

Copy of an opinion in the Court of Civil Appeals, in case of Enrique Martinez, et. al., vs. Antonia M. de Vidaurri, This very useful in describing the issues at stake between the Martinez and Vidaurri families in the Dolores Ranch area. 1957.

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