Southwest, New -- History, Military
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Rachel Walcott Papers
Scope and Content The Rachel Walcott papers represent a bureaucratic dialogue between various government agencies concerning the murder of Samuel T. Walcott and James McNally, allegedly by two Navajo Indians on March 31, 1884, in the Territory of Arizona. The Indians, Osh-ka-ni-ne and Ten-nai-tso-si were pursued and arrested on July 10, and July 18, 1884. Interestingly, McNalley's remains were never recovered and this has led to the rise of local folk tales. The collection is comprised of...
Ted Otero Collection of Historical Documents,
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of military and personal papers of Bernardo Vasquez-Franco, a commissioned officer in the Mexican army, 1817-1845. The military papers include orders, financial accounts, reports, laws and decrees for several presidios in northern Mexico. These decrees relate to supplies, promotions, distribution of lands, Indian wars, the opening of ports on the Pacific coast, and battles at Rosario. A set of papers dated 1845 concern foreigners and illegal sales in the Santa Fe...