Land grants -- New Mexico -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Board of Trustees of the Sevilleta Grant Records
Abstract Collection contains various legal documents such as leases, options to buy land, quitclaim deeds, warranty deeds, tax receipts, etc. from the Spanish land grant, Sevilleta, located in Socorro County, New Mexico. Also includes minute book, June 15, 1921-September 14, 1938, of meetings held by the Trustees of the land grant community.
Frank Springer Papers
Identifier: MSS -222-BC
Abstract This collection consists of a bound copy of "Notes and Memoranda Concerning the Legal, Literary, and Scientific Activities of Mr. Frank Springer as a Citizen of New Mexico," compiled from original sources by Ralph Emerson Twitchell, Sante Fe, New Mexico. The collection also contains a bibliography of Frank Springer, correspondence, and clippings.
Maxwell Land Grant Company Records
Scope and Content This collection documents the operations of the Maxwell Land Grant Company, primarily in New Mexico. It contains 75 bound volumes of letters; 83 bound volumes of ledgers, cash books, journals, etc., and 2 scrapbooks. There are 85 archival boxes containing bank statements, cancelled checks, land contracts, financial statements, correspondence, maps, leases, legal documents, vouchers, receipts, and annual reports of the Maxwell Land Grant Co. and its related business enterprises. The Maxwell...
Spanish Land Grant Claims
Identifier: AC 565
Scope and Content This collection contains published United States Senate documents concerning land grant claims from Spanish settlers, their heirs or descendants that were established when Spain held the land. After New Mexico became part of the United States, the Surveyor-General of the United States was responsible for reviewing claims and forwarding recommendations to the U. S. Senate. Cases in the collection only address a limited number of New Mexico claims from the 1880s.