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New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 170
Scope and Content These records were originally deposited by the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department from safety deposit boxes of New Mexico banks.

Significant items in these collections are deeds, powers of attorney, and court records that reveal the activities of land speculators in assembling enormous tracts in the post-Civil War years.

Some materials in Spanish.
Dates: 1840-1952

Santa Cruz, NM, Land Documents,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 092-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of 19 documents concerning the title to a parcel of land near Santa Cruz, New Mexico. Includes land titles, hijuelas (estate inventories), and bills of sale.
Dates: 1814-1908

Stephen W. Dorsey Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 066
Scope and Content Collection consists of deeds and land conveyances from Colfax County (photocopies), docket sheet from Dorsey's 1875 bankruptcy case in Arkansas. Original documents include Dorsey's military service record, the 1888 certificate of incorporation for Dorsey's Sierra Grande Ranch Company, and an undated typed description of the Chico Springs Resort Hotel (formerly the Dorsey Mansion). Collection also includes correspondence with officials from New Mexico State Monuments about the use (and...
Dates: 1861-1977