New Mexico Indian Agent correspondence and documents, 1853


1 box (0.66 cubic ft.)..
Arrangement, 2 series: Apache Relations and Navajo Relations.
This collection contains correspondence and documents related to Apache and Navajo affairs in New Mexico during the mid-ninetieth century. The Apache related materials consist primarily of letters written to David Meriwether, Governor of New Mexico and Superintendent of Indian Affairs concerning thefts and murders by Apache groups. The collection also includes the quarterly expense reports from Edward H. Wingfield, Apache Indian Agent. The materials related to Navajos contain correspondence to and from Henry L. Dodge, Navajo Indian Agent, which deal with trade issues, supplies and rations for Navajos. It also includes Dodges' quarterly expense reports.
Related archival material: Indian Affairs Collection, E.A. Graves letters to Governor David Meriwether regarding Indians in the New Mexico Territory, Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico.
Collection is open for research.
Cite as: New Mexico Indian Agent Correspondence and Documents, Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico.
Limited duplication of print and photographic material is allowed for research purposes. Duplication of recordings permitted only with written permission from artist, performer, interviewer and interviewee, tribal authority, or current holder of intellectual property rights. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws.
Inventory available at the Center for Southwest Research and WWW folder level control.

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