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  1. Appellants' Abstract

    Abstract of court record relating to a dispute between the plaintiff's Equator mining claim and the defendant's Wonderful mining claim, in the Verde Mining District. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:54

  2. United States District Court (Arkansas: Western District)

    Judge Isaac Parker presided as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas from 1875-1895. He earned a reputation as the "hanging judge." The collection includes jury summons, lists of jurors, travel and service expense vouchers for ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 15:25

  3. Will of Diego de Vargas

    Photostat of the holographic last will and testament of Diego de Vargas, composed at his death-bed in Bernalillo, New Mexico, and dated April 7, 1704. It updates a will made the previous year in Mexico City. In this detailed document, he arranges to repay ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 16:04

  4. Carta de censo enfiteosin por dos vidas para Diego de Arevalo

    The carta de censo consists of 12 leaves, written in procesal style hand. Also included is a carta de poder (power of attorney) granted to canons Pedro de Carboneras and Juan de Santillán in 1519, by the Dean and Chapter of Segovia Cathedral, to act as ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-25 15:55

  5. Records Relating to Cases Decided by the Court of Private Land Claims, Arizona District

    Microfilm of papers supporting land grant claims before the Court of Private Land Claims for Arizona, 1891-1904. Includes correspondence, petitions, court decrees, motions, land documents, sketch maps, survey maps, photographs of land monuments, field ...

    castanoe - 2020-07-24 23:29

  6. Morris K Udall- Central Arizona Project

    The development of the Central Arizona Project would eventually supply the growing cities of Phoenix and Tucson with water supply. The economic and financial impacts on rural and city dwellers and the rights of Native Americans are evidenced here, as well ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 16:16

  7. Correspondence of Bryan Ward Tichenor

    Bryan Ward Tichenor was an attorney, stenographer, notary public, and court reporter of the First Judicial District, Arizona Territory. The collection includes a holograph and typescript correspondence, both personal and professional, chiefly relating to ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 10:28

  8. Transcript of Preliminary Examination

    Edwin Tewksbury was a rancher in Pleasant Valley, Arizona Territory and a leader of one faction in the 1880s Pleasant Valley War. He was arrested in 1892 and charged with the murder of Tom Graham, a leader of the rival faction.  The collection contains a ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 11:58

  9. Papers of Thomas D. Satterwhite

    Thomas D. Satterwhite (1815-1905) was an attorney in Pima County, AZ and served as the Attorney General for Arizona from 1895 to 1896. The collection includes correspondence, legal papers, case material, notes and other papers mainly relating to legal ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:22

  10. Territory of Arizona vs....David Gibson

    James Leavy (1842-1882) was a Dublin, Ireland born gunfighter and gambler. Leavy was killed in 1882 at Tucson, AZ, as a result of a feud with John Murphy, a Tucson gambler. Collection includes a holograph copy of files and records concerning Leavy's ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:34

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