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John Payne Papers

Certificate of Brand, 1901

Includes 25 items mainly pertaining to John Payne's ranching operations in Socorro, N.M. The letters, receipts, and legal papers document the buying and selling of cattle and, to a lesser extent, of horses. Also present are brand certificates from 1901 and 1917, two personal postcards, and a letter by Charles M. Crossman requesting admittance into an Odd Fellows Lodge.