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  1. Exhibits AAA and BBB Royal Patent: also Wills, Codicils, and Certified Copy of Possession given to Don Miguel de Peralta de la Cordoba, Baron of the Colorados of Baronial Estate in Arizona; and two supplemental reports

    Typescript (carbon) and photographs of documents supposedly granting the Royal Patent over certain lands known as Peralta Grant to Don Miguel de Peralta de la Cordoba. Includes laid in report regarding the boundary lines by R.C. Powers, 1883; and ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-13 09:10

  2. Scrapbooks of the Peralta Land Grant Case

    Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1895-1899, concerning the Peralta Land Grant case. Most are written by Walter B. Stevens, 1848-1939. Stevens was a journalist and a St. Louis Globe-Democrat that covered the Peralta Land Grant case. Some clippings are ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-13 09:14

  3. Account of Early Incidents Connected with the Peralta Grant

    James Addison Reavis, 1843-1914, was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. Photocopy ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-15 08:31

  4. Defendant's Photographic Exhibits 1 to 44 Inclusive

    James Addison Reavis, 1843-1914, was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. This ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-15 09:02

  5. The Peralta Grant; James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

    Typescript original drafts and revisions with holograph corrections; accompanied by correspondence, notes, photographs, contemporary newspaper accounts, and extensive related research material used in the book, including many notes by Rosemary Taylor. ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-15 09:06

  6. Construction Records of the United States Army

    Bids, contracts, specifications, blueprints, correspondence, financial records and forms relating to construction, 1931-1932. Construction of an Airways Operation Building and an Air Corps Hangar at the present Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-15 09:12

  7. University of Arizona Liberal Arts Lectures

    The collection contains typscript copies of the lectures given by University of Arizona faculty as part of the long running College of Liberal Arts lecture series. Notable speakers were: A.E. Douglas, Edwin Carpenter, Frances Gillmor, Emil Haury, Robert L ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-15 09:37

  8. Bisbee Deportation Legal Papers and Exhibits

    Collection contains photostats of legal papers and exhibits pertaining to the suit of the State of Arizona vs. Harry Waters, and the suit of Michael Simmons vs. the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Company et al. in the Superior Court of Cochise County. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:20

  9. The Truth About Bisbee

    Typescript account compiled from legal evidence and other authenticated documents concerning the I.W.W. deportation on July 12, 1917, from Bisbee, Ariz. and its aftermath. Includes text of a letter to Robert Jay from Joseph P. Hodgson, Manager at Phelps ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-20 09:05

  10. Record of William Henry Corbusier, Colonel, U.S. Army Retired

    Typescript of biographical account and reminiscences about events at posts while serving as surgeon,1872-1875, and 1884-1888. Includes information about the health conditions of Native Americans and soldiers at the Verde River Indian Agency, San Carlos ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-20 09:13

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