The Leading Facts Of New Mexican History (volume 3)

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byRalph Emerson Twitchell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI Mckinley County THE county of McKinley was created out of the western portion of Bernalillo county by the legislative assembly of 1899.181 The assembly of 190118a added a portion of Bernalillo and Valencia counties and a strip off San Juan county, making its area 3,441,525 acres, or 5,377 square miles. Of this area the acreage open to entry under the United States Land Office at Santa Fe is, surveyed, 527,507, unsurveyed, 154,891. The remainder is held in private ownership or is covered by Pueblo Indian, railroad, and private land grants.188 The population (1910) was 12,963. At the present (1916) it is much greater. The principal towns are Gallup, population, estimated, 3,500, and Gibson, 800. With the possible exception of the capital, there is no part of the entire State in which so much of interest historically has transpired. It was in this county, in the neighborhood of the present pueblo of Zufii, that the Spaniards first came in contact with the native inhabitants, attacking them at the pueblo of Hawikuh and compelling surrender.184 Through this area passed nearly every explorer from Coronado in 1540 down to the days of American occupancy when the hostility 185 of the Navajos and Apache compelled the erection iei New Mexico Session Laws, 1899, ch. 19. iea New Mexico Session Laws, 1901, ch. 39. ic3 The congressional land grant to the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company extends across the entire county from east to west and covers alternate sections of land for a distance of forty miles north and south of the present located line of the Coast Lines of the "Santa Fe System." Among other private land grants are the following: Ignacio Chavez, Felipe Tafoya, Bartolome Fernandez, San Mateo, Cebolleta, Paquate, and the following grants or re...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI Mckinley County THE county of McKinley was created out of the western portion of Bernalillo county by the legisla...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:286 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.6 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217956238

ISBN - 13:9780217956239

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