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Reception Book: Book "1"., 1887-1906

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Scope and Content

From the Collection: Collection consists of the records of the county clerk (1867-1933), county assessor (1870-1892, 1917, 1924), county treasurer (1869-1927), county commission (1876-1927), superintendent of schools (1907-1908), county surveyor (1898), justice of the peace (1887-1925), sheriff (1869-1884), and probate court (1892-1929). Clerk's records include notary records, poll and tally books, voter lists, election returns, abstracts of titles, articles of incorporation, registers of licenses and brands, mining records, and correspondence. They also include deeds and leases that concern L. B. Maxwell and the Maxwell Land Grant Company. County commission records include poll and tally records for the special election of delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1889, and correspondence concerning roads, bridges, and the Maxwell Land Grant Company. Justice of the peace records include a typescript list of marriages in Colfax County (1877-1907).

Some materials are in Spanish.


  • 1887-1906

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

Documents are fragile. Use microfilm if available.


From the Collection: 11 linear feet + 27 v. + 11 rolls

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

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