Governor Lionel A. Sheldon Papers,
Scope and Content
Collection consists of official papers of Governor Sheldon. Includes letters sent and received, appointments, reports, proclamations, and penal papers. Some reports and letters concern the construction of the territorial penitentiary in 1884. There is also an 1884 report from the Governor to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
- New Mexico. Governor (1881-1885 : Sheldon) (Organization)
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Access to original materials restricted; Use microfilm only (Territorial Archives of New Mexico).
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Sheldon was appointed Governor in 1881 by President Garfield. Sheldon served as a congressman for Louisiana before becoming Governor of New Mexico. He was born in New York in 1831.
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Organized into seven series:
- I. Letters received
- II. Letters sent
- III. Appointments
- IV. Proclamations
- V. Report of the Governor to U.S. Secretary of the Interior
- VI. Reports to Governor
- VII. Penal papers
Available on microfilm as part of the Territorial Archives of New Mexico (Rolls 99-100).
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- Inventory of the Governor Lionel A. Sheldon Papers, 1881-1885
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- Finding aid is in English
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