Prince, L. Bradford (Le Baron Bradford), 1840-1922

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L. Bradford Prince served as Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court (1879-1888) and as Governor of the Territory of New Mexico (1889-1893). He was also an historian who served on the Board of Regents for the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1902) and as President of the Historical Society of New Mexico (1923).

From the guide to the L. Bradford Prince Papers, 1744-1922, (New Mexico State Records Center and Archives)

Le Baron Bradford Prince was born in Flushing, New York on July 3, 1840. He was a lawyer, politician and writer. In 1879 President Hayes appointed Prince chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of New Mexico,a post Prince held until 1882. In the spring of 1889, Prince was appointed governor of the Territory of New Mexico. Two main issues for Prince during his governorship was bringing public schools into the territory and dealing with New Mexico land titles. In 1893 Prince retired and returned to a private practice in Rio Arriba County. Between 1880 and 1917 he wrote numerous books and lectured about the Southwest. During a trip to Flushing, New York Prince suddenly became ill and died on December 8, 1922.

From the description of Papers, [180-]-1922 (bulk 1881-1898). (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 43564261

L. Bradford Prince served as the Chief Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court (1879-1888) and as the Governor of the Territory of New Mexico (1889-1893). Active in the public arena Prince also served on the Board of Regents for the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1902) and as President of the Historical Society of New Mexico (1923).

From the description of L. Bradford Prince papers, 1744-1922. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38518698

L. Bradford Prince was a resident of New York City before he moved to New Mexico. In New Mexico he served as Chief Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court of New Mexico and as Governor for the state of New Mexico from 1889 to 1893.

From the description of L. Bradford Prince papers, 1862-1910. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37236630

L. Bradford Prince was a resident of New York City before he moved to New Mexico. In New Mexico he served as Chief Justice of the Teritorial Supreme Court of New Mexico and as Governor for the state of New Mexico from 1889 to 1893.

From the guide to the L. Bradford Prince Papers, 1862-1910, (Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.)

Prince was Governor of New Mexico from 1889 to 1893.

From the description of L. Bradford Prince photograph collection [graphic]. [188?̲-189?̲] (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37995379

Romance of the Southwest Lecture Series Flyer (Box 2, Folder 1)

Le Baron Bradford Prince was born in Flushing, New York on July 3, 1840. He was a lawyer, politician and writer. He served in the New York Assembly from 1871-1875, and in the New York State Senate in 1876-1877.

In 1879, President Hayes appointed Prince Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of New Mexico, a post Prince held until 1882. Prince compiled the statutes of New Mexico during that time. Prince, a strong supporter for New Mexico statehood, promoted immigration from other states into New Mexico. In 1882, he drew up the bill to organize a Bureau of Immigration and became its first president.

In the spring of 1889, Prince was appointed Governor of the Territory of New Mexico by President Harrison. Two main issues for Prince during his governorship were getting public schools in the territory, and dealing with New Mexico land titles. He influenced the U.S. Congress to establish the Court of Private Land Claims in March 1891 to settle land grant title discrepancies in the Southwest.

In 1893 Prince retired and returned to a private practice in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Between 1880 and 1917, he wrote numerous books and lectured about the Southwest. During a trip to Flushing, New York Prince suddenly became ill and died on December 8, 1922.

From the guide to the L. Bradford Prince Papers, 180?-1922 (bulk 1881-1898), (University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research.)

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Fraud--New Mexico

Ute Indians--New Mexico

Governors--New Mexico

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Non-profit organizations--New Mexico

Bimetallism

Public lands

New Mexico--History--1848-

Silver question

Taxation--19th century

Mexico--Treaties

Tax exemption

Public lands--New Mexico

Public schools--New Mexico--History

Comanche Indians--History--Sources

Mexican War, 1846-1848--New Mexico

New Mexico--Politics and government--1848-1950

Cowboys--Poetry

Celebrities--New Mexico

Taxation--New Mexico--19th century

Education

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Ute Indians

Tax exemptions--New Mexico

Bimetallism--United States

New Mexico--History--To 1848

Public schools--History

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Education--New Mexico

Hydraulic mining

Pueblo Indians--History

Teachers--New Mexico--History

Teapot Dome Scandal, 1921-1924

Mexican War, 1846-1848

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Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)

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New Mexico

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New Mexico

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Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.)

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New Mexico

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Santa Fe (N.M.)

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Fort Marcy (N.M.)

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Fort Marcy (N.M.)

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Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.)

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New Mexico

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Santa Fe (N.M.)

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Red River (N.M. : River)

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New Mexico

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Santa Fe (N.M.)

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