Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
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Abstract Letters from Calvin Francis (Frank) Allen to Caroline (Carrie) Hadley written during their courtship, 1884-1887. The 163 letters mostly were sent from Allen in New Mexico to Hadley in Indiana. Frank Allen worked as a railroad engineer and attorney during his time in New Mexico. The letters discuss personal and family matters, but also provide a unique look into social life in territorial New Mexico. Allen lived in Las Vegas and Socorro, New Mexico during the time the letters were written, but...
Dates: 1884-1887; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text
Dates: 1860 - 1910
Content Description The letters highlight the courtship of Lyon and Bowman, the early years of their marriage, and their lives in Mesilla, Albuquerque and Las Cruces. Information on family members, other Mesilla and Las Cruces personalities and area events are also communicated within the letters. Also included are two autograph books one belonging to Corie Bowman (1875-1886) and one belonging to her brother Ernest Bowman (1880-1883). The autograph books are filled with notes of good wishes and signatures of...
Dates: November 19, 1881 - November 12, 1889