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Governor L. Bradford Prince Papers,

Identifier: 1959-088

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the official papers of L. Bradford Prince (1889-1893). Reports pertain to various territorial agencies and institutions. Special reports and issues discuss the Indians of New Mexico, the White Caps of San Miguel County (a vigilante group that protested Anglo encroachment on the land), statehood, and other issues. Penal papers consist of rewards for wanted men, pardons, commutations, and extraditions.


  • 1889-1893


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Access Restrictions

Access to original materials restricted; Use microfilm only (Territorial Archives of New Mexico).

Copy Restrictions

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


L. Bradford Prince served as Governor of the Territory of New Mexico, 1889-1893.


46.5 Linear Feet


Organized into nine series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Appointments
  3. III. Resignations
  4. IV. Proclamations
  5. V. Reports to the Governor
  6. VI. Reports from the Governor to the Secretary of the Interior
  7. VII. Messages from the Governor to the Legislative Assembly
  8. VIII. Special reports and issues
  9. IX. Penal papers

Alternate Format

Available on microfilm as part of the Territorial Archives of New Mexico (Roll 103-124).


Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:
Inventory of the Governor L. Bradford Prince Papers, 1889-1893
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  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1959-088::Governor L. Bradford Prince Papers)//EN" "nmar1959-088.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

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