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True Survey of the Western Boundary of the Hugh Stephenson Grant or Brazito Tract

Identifier: AC 503

Scope and Content

Collection contains four volumes of the survey. Volume 1 contains the 1877 survey and field notes. All three volumes contain testimonies and interviews of witnesses produced in 1908. The "True Survey" is a copy from Records Group 49 held at the National Archives, Washington D.C. Volume 1 (pages 1-237); Volume 2 (pages 238-589); Volume 3 (pages 590-866). Volume 4 holds miscellaneousl Brazito Land Grant materials.


  • 1971

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Land grant is named after Hugh Stephenson, an El Paso pioneer who was one of the first Anglo-Americans to settle there around 1824. He owned a silver mine in the Organ Mountains and acquired property south of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Stephenson married Juana María Ascárate in August 1828. He died on October 11, 1870, in [Mesilla] and was buried in Las Cruces.


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True Survey of the Western Boundary of the Hugh Stephenson Grant or Brazito Tract., 1971
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© 2010
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Finding aid is in English

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  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

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