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Digest of the Acts and Deliberations of the Cabildo
Tobacco

Introduction to the Digest

Subject Book Volume Page Date Description
Tobacco 1
32 6/30/1770 Governor: Unzaga; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, Sr. - A memorandum from the Attorney General calls attention to the adaptability of the land in raising tobacco, and to the fact that the exportation of this product is prohibited. He asks the Commissioners to petition His Majesty to permit them to export the tobacco free of duty to the Cape of France, and with the same liberty bring back Negroes on the return trip. (See “Commerce.”)
Tobacco 3 I 86 12/23/1785 Governor: Miro; Royal Ensign: De Reggio, St. - A letter is presented by the Governor enclosing a Royal Order prohibiting passengers to embark with more than two pounds of tobacco. This law applied to the Nobility arriving in Spain as well as the American gentlemen.
Tobacco 3 I 148 1/12/1787 Governor: Miro; Royal Ensign: D Reggio, Sr. Don Joseph de Ortega y Diaz, Director of Manufacturing of Tobaccos of the Province, is denied the privilege of practicing as a lawyer.

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