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Contains a certificate appointing Benjamin Morris Thomas Registrar of the Land Office in Tucson in 1883; letters concerning the bond required for the position, letters to Thomas' mother concerning the health of "Little Morris"; descriptions of life in Arizona; a report of the purchase of 120 cattle in 1886; information concerning his resignation as Registrar of the Land Office and his plans to return to Santa Fe to practice dentistry,, 1883;, 1886.

 Archival Record — Box: 1, Folder: 9

Scope and Content

From the Collection:
  1. Misc. newspapers and clippings.
  2. Misc. correspondence, typed and handwritten.
  3. Annual reports, diairies, account books, scrapbooks, checkbooks, checks, manuals, notebooks, map of Europe after WW I.
  4. Government documents (Federal and territorial).
  5. Deeds, property assessments.
  6. Various and sundry items.


  • 1883;
  • 1886.

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