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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fillmore, Millard 1800- (search)
which, not having been answered by him, came into my hands on his death; and I also transmit a copy of the answer which I have felt it to be my duty to cause to be made to that communication. Congress will perceive that the governor of Texas officially states that by authority of the legislature of that State he despatched a special commissioner with full power and instructions to extend the civil jurisdiction of the State over the unorganized counties of El Paso, Worth, Presidio, and Santa Fe, situated on its northwestern limits. He proceeds to say that the commissioner had reported to him in an official form that the military officers employed in the service of the United States stationed at Santa Fe interposed adversely with the inhabitants to the fulfilment of his object in favor of the establishment of a separate State government east of the Rio Grande, and within the rightful limits of the State of Texas. These four counties, which Texas thus proposes to establish and o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Santa Fe, (search)
Santa Fe, A city, capital of the Territory of New Mexico, and county seat of Santa Fe county; believed to be the oldest city in the United States. It still exhibits many relics of bygone generations. The streets are crooked and narrow; many of the buildings are of adobe; and among its interesting features are the Church of San Miguel, erected about 1550, and rebuilt in 1710 after having been destroyed by the Indians; the governor's palace, a long, one-storied building with walls 5 feet thick, erected in 1598; and the Cathedral of San Francisco, built around a similarly named structure, whose records go back as far as 1622. In 1541 Santa Fe was a thrifty Indian pueblo, with a population of about 15,000. The Spaniards occupied the place about 1605, made slaves of the inhabitants, and began exploiting the rich veins of gold and silver in the town and vicinity. They continued in control till about 1680, when the Indians rose in revolt, drove out the Spaniards, and not only clo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Mexico, (search)
typewriter through spiritual inspiration. The word Oahspe is said to be from the language of the continent of Pan, buried under the Pacific ages ago, and is compounded of O, the sky, ah, the earth, and spe, the spirit......1889 Agricultural college at Las Cruces opened......Jan. 21, 1890 Constitution amended by a convention which reconvened at Santa Fe, Aug. 18, is rejected by the people by 16,180 votes for and 7,943 against, at an election held......Oct. 7, 1890 Ballot-box in Santa Fe county disappears mysteriously, and the commissioners of Santa Fe refuse to canvass the vote in that precinct, while Democratic commissioners in Taos county throw out returns favoring Republicans. After litigation before Justice Seeds, of the district court, in December, Sec. Benjamin M. Thomas, acting governor, swears in the Republican candidates in both precincts......December, 1890 Second Friday in March designated as Arbor Day, a territorial board of education created, and a high licen