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Browne and Manzanares Mercantile Letters

Identifier: AC 556-p

Scope and Content

Collection consists of business letters to Browne & Manzanares regarding wool and wool products. Four (4) letters from Thomas F. Keleher, September 1884; Two (2) letters from Lopez & Romero, March and September 1884; Three (e) letters from Edward Mellor & Co., February and June 1884; Two (2) letters from Walsen & Levy, December 1882 and March 1883; One (1) letter from Orcutt & Son, January 1882; One (1) letter from R. Lowenstein & Co., January 1883; One (1) letter from Sam. Eldodt, March 1883; Two (2) letters from Loewenstein, Strousse & Co., January and July 1884; Three (3) letters from Hartman & Doyle, January, May and September 1884, One (1) letter from Eisemann Brothers, January 1884; One (1) letter from W. H. Chick & Co., February 1884; One (1) letter from Wm. McNaughtan's Sons,June 1884; One (1) letter from Miller & Klein, June 1884; Two (2) letters from Coates Brothers, July 1884; Two (2) letters from Louis S. Fiske & Co., July and September 1884; Two (2) letters from Fr. Scholle & Co., August 1884 and undated; One (1) letter from Justice, Bateman & Co., September 1884; One (1) letter from John H. Brown, September, 1884; Two (2) letters from Chas. W. Smith, September 1884 and undated; Two (2) letters from Schmidt and Reinken, September 1884; One (1) letter from John Becker, September 1884; One (1) letter from Santiago Baca, January 1888.


  • 1882-1888
  • Majority of material found within 1884

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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.

Business History

The firm of Browne & Manzanares was renamed from Chick, Browne and Co. (a Kansas City, MO mercantile and hauling firm) following the naming as partner of Francisco Antonio Manzanares, a New Mexico native and one-term United States Congressman from New Mexico. The firm moved to Las Vegas, NM from Kansas City in 1879.


1 Folder

Guide to the Browne & Manzanares Mercantile Letters, 1882-1888
Edited Full Draft
© 2012
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Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • 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