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Cordova, New Mexico Family Papers,

Identifier: 1960-012
Scope and Content Collection consists of papers from the Cordova family and other families from the Cordova, New Mexico area. Included are documents pertaining to the Truchas Land Grant and its grantees (1829), water rights in Pueblo Quemado (1834), the settlement of a partido contract from the estate of Jose Miguel Archuleta (1883), and hijuelas (estate inventories) for Pedro Fresquez (1856), Maria Quirina Vigil (1889), and Jose Pablo Pacheco (1906).

Collection is in Spanish.
Dates: 1774-1912

Donaciano Vigil Collection,

Identifier: 1961-003
Scope and Content Collection consists of Donaciano Vigil's military, family, and personal papers which span the Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. Territorial periods of New Mexico history. Spanish period documents contain land conveyances and abstracts of land primarily in Santa Fe (1770-1803), an inventory of civil and criminal proceedings (1766-1767), and a will (1820). Mexican period documents cover a wide range of New Mexico subjects. Some of the subjects are Vigil's military career (1834-1841), military affairs...
Dates: 1727-1877, bulk 1841-1877

Eugene A. Fiske Papers,

Identifier: 1960-017
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of Fiske's professional papers. Series I consists of various legal documents, including a contract retaining Fiske as defense attorney in the trial of James G. Whitney for the murder of Manuel B. Otero, and 67 pages of testimony from the case of Edward Miller v. Alphonso Dockweiler over water rights involving the Rio Tesuque, Acequia Madre, and Acequia del Medio in northern New Mexico. Series II consists of legal documents, deeds, land conveyances, and other...
Dates: 1840-1968 (bulk 1840-1909)

Manuel A. Sanchez Papers,

Identifier: 1971-013
Scope and Content Collection consists of records and correspondence from Manuel Sanchez's law practice. Includes case files, carbon copies of letters sent and legal documents, clients' letters received, briefs, and law reports and related material on a wide range of subjects.

Some materials are in Spanish.
Dates: 1802-1969 (bulk, 1920-1950)

Maria G. Duran Collection,

Identifier: 1960-016
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of documents concerning the area of Abiquiu, New Mexico. Among the documents are wills, hijuelas (estate records) and conveyances involving estates and property; and government circulars regarding trade with the Indians, raising militias, and war with the United States. Specific items include several 1846 documents pertaining to the Mexican War such as Governor Manuel Armijo's warning of impending war, and printed orders of U.S. General Stephen Watts Kearny...
Dates: 1785-1846 (bulk 1843-1846)

Martinez Family Papers (Photocopies),

Identifier: 1973-007
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of land conveyances, wills, and certain other legal instruments documenting the presence of the Martinez family in and around Santa Cruz de la Canada, New Mexico, in the nineteenth century. Includes material on water rights near Santa Cruz, and a bond for the mayordomo de acequia, 1906. Many of the documents involve members of the Roybal and Mestas families.

Collection is in Spanish.
Dates: 1790-1908 (bulk,1842-1908)

Spanish Archives of New Mexico I,

Identifier: 1972-002
Scope and Content Collection consists of civil land records of the Spanish and Mexican period governments of New Mexico, and materials created by the Surveyor General and Court of Private Land Claims during the process of adjudication. Includes petitions for land grants, land conveyances, wills, mine registers, records books, journals, dockets, reports, minutes, letters, and a variety of legal documents. Also within the collection is the Vigil Index, an inventory of the documents in the custody of Donaciano...
Dates: 1685-1912

Suaso Family Papers,

Identifier: 1960-041
Scope and Content Collection consists of the papers of the Suaso family of Embudo, New Mexico. Includes land conveyances (1751-1801), wills of Josefa Martin (1786) and Juan Antonio Suaso (1818), and a petition made by Josefa Martin for the protection of her childrens inheritance rights to an acequia (1786). Also within the collection are fragments of documents involving a land dispute between Diego Antonio Duran and Juan Cordova (1826), a note by Governor Juan Bautista de Anza regarding a decree directed at...
Dates: 1751-1826

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