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Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Broadside, 1791-03-26

 Item — Container: 4318.01
Scope and Contents One broadside published by Juan Vicente de Guemez Pacheco de Padilla Horcasitas y Aguayo, second Count of Revillagigedo's administration, and posted in Veracruz, Mexico, on 26 March 1791, decreeing new public health and sanitation regulations for food vendors. The regulations address how food vendor spaces need to be cleaned (swept daily, which days are garbage pickup days, etc.), how to dispose of different goods, and what items could be sold from home fronts. The broadside...
Dates: 1791-03-26

Broadside, 1861-11-08

 Item — Container: 4318.01
Scope and Contents One broadside of a poem written by a Union soldier held at the Confederate Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, on 8 November 1861. The poem describes the food provided and the ways it was prepared at the prison in satirical verse.
Dates: 1861-11-08

Broadside, 1818

 Item — Container: 4318.01
Scope and Contents One broadside published in 1818, by Viceroy Juan José Ruiz de Apodaca y Eliza in Mexico City, Mexico, legislating the transportation, sale, and slaughter of meat by individuals and meat markets. The broadside dictates the animals and sexes that could be slaughtered, the weight and price of meat for sale, and sanitation practices for meat markets. There are two signatures and two ink stamps near the bottom of the broadside with some wear throughout the broadside.
Dates: 1818