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Real Estate and Business Documents from Taos County, N.M. and Conejos County, Colo.,

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-748-BC

Scope and Content

This collection contains warranty deeds, leases, mortgages, and other documents pertaining to the Squire Hartt Jr. Ranch in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico, as well as the Cristobal de la Serna land grant. The collection also contains business documents such as bank loan receipts and tax receipts from the firm Hartt and García.

Dates

  • 1881-1943
  • Majority of material found within 1891-1917

Language of Materials

English

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 publication or distribution.

Biographical Information

Squire Hartt, Jr. was born in 1857 in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico. He married Rufina Larragoite of Rio Arriba County. Hartt was a businessman who owned property in both Taos County, New Mexico and Conejos County, Colorado. Both he and his wife inherited significant quantities of land from their families and benefited from the Cristobal de la Serna land grant. Hartt's land came to be known as the Squire Hartt, Jr. Ranch and Rancho del Llano.

Ruben García was a business partner in the firm Hartt and Garcia, which sold general merchandise. Hartt and García also owned land together in Conejos County, Colorado. García was Hartt's son in law.

Extent

1 box (.41 cu. ft.)

Abstract

This is a collection of real estate and business documents from northern New Mexico and Conejos County, Colorado. The majority of documents pertain to Squire Hartt Jr. of Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico and Ruben García of New Mexico and Colorado.

General

Contact Information

  1. Center for Southwest Research
  2. MSC05 3020, 1, The University of New Mexico
  3. University Libraries
  4. Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
  5. Phone: 505-277-7173
  6. Fax:
  7. Email: cswrref@unm.edu
  8. URL: http://elibrary.unm.edu/cswr

General

Title
Finding Aid of the Real Estate and Business Documents from Taos County, N.M. and Conejos County, Colo., 1881-1943
Status
Approved
Author
Processed by Lucy Grinnell
Date
©2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131
505-277-6451