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Abiquiu, Pagosa and Baker City Road Company Articles of Incorporation,

Identifier: MSS 196 SC

Scope and Content

This collection contains one negative photoprint copy of the company's articles of incorporation. It includes the by-laws and plans of the company. Printed by the Santa Fe Gazette, plans to print 100 copies in English and Spanish are indicated in the document. The company planned to dissolve within eighteen months if the road was not completed.


  • 1861 January 4

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publications or distribution.

Historical Information

The Abiquiu, Pagosa, Baker City Road Company incorporated 4 January, 1861. Charles Baker was recognized as president, J.M. Edgar was secretary and José Pablo Gallegos was treasurer. The company planned to build a toll road from Abiquiu, in Rio Arriba County, N.M. to Baker City, located in the plains of the San Juan River in New Mexico Territory. The road would be constructed without government assistance. Originally capitalized with $15,000, the company planned to sell its stock publicly.


1 Folder


The collection consists of the Abiquiu, Pagosa, Baker City Road Company's articles of incorporation, 4 January, 1861.


Contact Information

  1. Center for Southwest Research
  2. Zimmerman Library
  3. University of New Mexico
  4. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-1466
  5. Phone: 505-277-6451
  6. Fax: 505-277-0530
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Finding Aid of the Abiquiu, Pagosa and Baker City Road Company Articles of Incorporation, 1861 January 4
Edited Full Draft
Processed by L. Bramwell
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//University of New Mexico::Center for Southwest Research//TEXT (US::NmU::MSS 196 SC::Abiquiu, Pagosa and Baker City Road Company Articles of Incorporation)//EN" "nmu1mss196sc.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131