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Contains letters written by Benjamin Morris Thomas, to his family describing conditions in New Mexico Territory., 1870-1872,

 Archival Record — Box: 1, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

Primarily in the Ft. Wingate area and his hopes for a job as Indian agent; suggestions for possible business opportunities in ranching; his return to Indiana and marriage to Esther Bradley and their return to New Mexico.


  • 1870-1872,

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Access Restrictions



From the Collection: 7 Linear Feet (5 Diaries; 1 scrapbook)


Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090