DescriptionPueblo San Juan del Rio Spanish Colonial Manuscript. Ten pages on Ferdinand VI sealed paper, 8.5" x 12", San Juan del Rio, December 16, 1750. A legal filing of a case between Gabriel Romo Presv. and Francisco Xavier Vines y Vertas, owners of adjoining haciendas, regarding disputes over boundaries and damages incurred. Lightly toned with a few spots of wormhole and heavy dampstaining at top and bottom not affecting the text.
San Juan del Rio was founded in the late 1690s and became the nucleus of a group of mission settlements near present Guerrero, Coahuila. It would be come the gateway for all expeditions going into Texas. (TSHA online).
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