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Contains copies of monthly reports sent by Benjamin Morris Thomas, agent at Southern Apache Agency, to Lt. Col. L. Edwin Dudley, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, Santa Fe., 1873

 Archival Record — Box: 1, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

Reporting on conditions: problems with tiswin (a liquor made from corn rations by the Apaches); problems with Apache chiefs Victorio, Pajarito, Gavindo, Loco and others; letters to military officers in the area asking for help; a report titled Sketches From the Past on a trip to Santa Fe in the winter of 1872-1873 for the Court Martial hearings, probably written by Benjamin Morris Thomas in later years.


  • 1873

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