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Simeon Turley, Taos, to Alvarez, needs letter of security, born in Kentucky, age 34, 11 years in NM., 1841 Jan 28

 File — Box-Folder: 1:12, Reel-frame: 1:157

Scope and Content

From the Collection: Collection consists primarily of Alvarez's business, consular, and personal correspondence. Correspondents include numerous officials, customers, merchants, and suppliers in New Mexico, St. Louis, New Orleans, New York, and London. Subjects discussed include the Santa Fe Trail, trade relations between the United States and New Mexico, and New Mexico politics and statehood. Items of note are five Alvarez ledgers (1834-1855), a journal of campsites along the Santa Fe Trail, a partial English copy of New Mexican Governor Albino Perez's tax laws (ca. 1837), a letter from New Mexican Governor Charles Bent (1847), and John Munroe's claim to the governorship of New Mexico (1850).

Most materials in Spanish, some materials in English or French.


  • 1841 Jan 28

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English.

Access Restrictions



From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948