James Josiah Webb paper : photocopies, 1852-1864.

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Webb, James Josiah, 1818-1889. James Josiah Webb paper : photocopies, 1852-1864.

James Josiah Webb paper : photocopies, 1852-1864.

Summary: Collection consists of photocopies of 10 original documents: seven letters received by Webb from various individuals, two letters involving New Mexico Territorial Governor Abraham Rencher and his salary, and one blank certificate for completed work issued by the Territorial Secretary of New Mexico. Two 1857 letters to Webb from Sam Ellison discussing political candidates such as Miguel A. Otero, the political activities of Archbishop Lamy, state-wide election results, and the shooting of Franke Green by Jose Sacon. An 1858 letter to Webb from Franke Green discusses alterations to the Exchange Hotel in Santa Fe and semi-monthly mail delivery from Santa Fe to El Paso.

.25 linear feet.

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Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888

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Ellsion, Samuel, 1817-1889.

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Rencher, Abraham, 1798-1883

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Rencher was a lawyer, Governor of the New Mexico Territory, 1857-1861, U.S. minister to Portugal, and U.S. Representative from North Carolina. From the description of Abraham Rencher papers, 1784-1883 (bulk 1836-1861) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23765332 Abraham Rencher, graduate of the University of North Carolina, practiced law in Pittsboro, N.C., served as a Democrat in the House of Representatives, 1829-1839 and 1841-1843; U.S. charge d'af...

Ellison, Sam

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Webb, James Josiah, 1818-1889

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Webb was a merchant in Santa Fe and one of the most influential traders on the Santa Fe Trail. From the description of James J. Webb typescript memoirs, 1844. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37236947 Webb was a merchant in Santa Fe, New Mexico during the nineteenth century who was heavily involved in trade on the Santa Fe Trail. From the description of James Josiah Webb paper : photocopies, 1852-1864. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record...

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

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Sacon, Jose.

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Green, R. Franke.

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