In this villa of Santa Fe on the third day of the month of January, 1701, this was presented to me, Don Pedro Rodriguez Cubero, Governor and Captain General of this kingdom and Provinces of New Mexico and Castile of its forts and garrisons for his majesty, by the one mentioned therein, and I, having examined it, make him a grant in the name of his majesty of said tract in which he (Diego Truxillo) can plant a fanega of corn. The pastures shall be common, and the Chief Alcalde of the New Villa (Santa Cruz de la Cañada) shall place him in possession according to law and that it may so appear, I signed it with the Secretary of Government and War.
Pedro Rodriguez Cubero (rubric)
Before me, Domingo de la Barrera (rubric) Secretary of Government and War.
[Note: In this villa of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on May 27, 1714, this petition was presented by those mentioned herein before the Senor Governor.]
Reference: SANM I, Twitchell 926
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