Manby, Arthur Rochford, 1859?-1929?

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Arthur Rochford Manby was born in England and migrated to the United States and to the Territory of New Mexico in the early 1880s. He began ranching and mining with his two brothers, Jocelyn and Alfred, in northern New Mexico and they built their ranch at Castle Rock, later to be determined that it was on the Maxwell Land Grant. He established several land companies, including the Taos Land Company and the Colonial Bond and Security Company, both in New Mexico. His interests were in land speculation, mining, and controlling water rights in the Taos area. He obtained the Antonio Martinez land grant in 1913. He died 4 July 1923, a victim of murder.

From the guide to the Arthur Rochford Manby Papers, 1716-1935, (Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.)

Arthur Rochford Manby was born in England and migrated to the United States and to the Territory of New Mexico in the early 1880s. He began ranching and mining with his two brothers, Jocelyn and Alfred, in northern New Mexico and they built their ranch at Castle Rock, later to be determined that it was on the Maxwell Land Grant. He established several land companies, including the Taos Land Company and the Colonial Bond and Security Company, both in New Mexico. His interests were in land speculation, mining, and controlling water rights in the Taos area. He obtained the Antonio Martinez land grant in 1913. He died July 4, 1929, a victim of murder.

From the description of Arthur Rochford Manby Papers, 1716-1935. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 49836687

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Laughlin, Napoleon B. Napoleon B. Laughlin papers, 1740-1933, (bulk, 1880-1925). New Mexico State Library
referencedIn New Mexico. Governor (1927-1930 : Dillon). Governor Richard C. Dillon papers, 1927-1930. New Mexico State Library
creatorOf Arthur Rochford Manby Papers, 1716-1935 Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
referencedIn Waters, Frank, 1902-1995. Papers, 1892-1992. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Governor Richard C. Dillon Papers, 1927-1930 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
referencedIn Napoleon B. Laughlin Papers, 1740-1933 New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
referencedIn Frank Waters Papers, 1892-1992 University Libraries, Center for Southwest Research.
creatorOf Manby, Arthur Rochford, 1859?-1929?. Arthur Rochford Manby Papers, 1716-1935. Museum of New Mexico Library
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associatedWith Catron & Catron corporateBody
associatedWith Catron & Catron. corporateBody
associatedWith Catron & Gortner Law Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Colonial Bond and Security Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Laughlin, Napoleon B. person
associatedWith Laughlin, Napoleon B. person
associatedWith Mutual Trust Company (Amarillo, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith New Mexico. Governor (1927-1930 : Dillon) corporateBody
associatedWith Taos Valley Land Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Waters, Frank, 1902-1995. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Mexico--Taos County
San Fernando de Taos Land Grant (N.M.)
Antonio Martinez Land Grant (N.M.)
New Mexico
Subject
Mines and mieral resources--New Mexico
Water rights--New Mexico
Land grants--New Mexico--Taos County
Water rights
Mines and Mineral Resources
Land grants
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Birth 1859

Death 1929

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