Felipe Chavez papers, 1810-1913.


Chavez, Felipe. Felipe Chavez papers, 1810-1913.

Felipe Chavez papers, 1810-1913.

Summary: Collection consists primarily of letters, but also includes contracts, account documents, power-of-attorney claims, and other materials. Series I consists primarily of letters to Chavez from various family members and friends. Includes a funeral corrido (ballad), a letter requesting smallpox vaccinations, and a letter from Archbishop Lamy refusing to establish a new religious order in New Mexico. Series II consists of letters to Chavez from business associates, including Miguel A. Otero and Thomas B. Catron. Series III includes many power-of-attorney claims, 33 folders of business records, and one letterpress book (1881-83).

2.5 linear feet.



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Catron, Thomas Benton, 1840-1921

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Thomas B. Catron, lawyer and politician, was born on October 6, 1840 in Lafayette County, Missouri. He arrived in New Mexico, 1866 and began a controversial career as lawyer, land speculator, and politician. Catron served in the New Mexico Legislative Assembly seven times between 1868-1910, in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1894-1896 and the U. S. Senate, 1912-1918. He died on May 15, 1921 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. From the guide to the Thomas B. Catron Papers, 1692-1934, (Univer...

Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888

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Chavez family.

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Otero, Miguel A. (Miguel Antonio), 1829-1882

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Chavez, Felipe.

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Chavez was a merchant and banker in the area of Tome, New Mexico. From the description of Felipe Chavez papers, 1810-1913. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37653258 ...