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Contains monthly reports of Benjamin Morris Thomas, agent at Southern Apache Agency, to Superintendent of Indian Affairs,, 1873-1874.

 Archival Record — Box: 1, Folder: 7

Scope and Contents

On rain and cold; complaints of the Apaches about rations; comments on the order to remove the agency to Ojo Caliente; failure of the agency school; report from Ojo Caliente and turning over the agency to J.M. Shaw in November 1874; annual report of Dr. James M. Laing, physician for the Southern Apache Agency, on health, housing, clothing, work habits, use of tiswin (a fermented drink made of corn), games, general health and details of treatment for several injuries and illnesses.


  • 1873-1874.

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