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code of laws, and proclaims Charles Bent governor of the Territory......Sept. 22, 1846 Donaciano Vigil becomes acting governor in the room of Gov. Charles Bent, who is assassinated at Taos......Jan. 19, 1847 Revolt against the United States government in New Mexico, planned by Dons Diego Archuleta and Tomas Ortiz, breaks out at Taos, but is suppressed by American troops under Col. Sterling Price, and Governor Montoya, prominent in the rebellion, is tried by court-martial and executed, Feb. 7. Six others, convicted of participating in the murder of Governor Bent, are executed......Aug. 3, 1847 Santa Fe Republican, the first newspaper printed in English, issued......1847 By the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, concluded Feb. 2, 1848, and proclaimed in Santa Fe in August following, New Mexico becomes a part of the United States......August, 1848 People of New Mexico, in convention at Santa Fe, petition Congress for a territorial government, oppose the dismemberment of their Te
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 license bill passed by the legislature, at session......Dec. 29, 1890–Feb. 26, 1891 United States land court act passed Congress, which secured that settlement of land titles guaranteed by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo forty-three years previous......March 3, 1891 J. L. Workman and O. A. Peterson, of the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, New York, in a search for fossils in San Juan Valley,
ia, reaches Santa Fe with a stock of merchandise, which he disposes of at a very large profit......1804 James Pursley, a Kentuckian, leaves St. Louis in 1802, and after three years wandering reaches Santa Fe......1805 Lieut. Zebulon M. Pike, of the United States army, builds a fort on the Rio del Norte on Spanish soil, supposing it to be the Red River and American possessions, during the month of Feb. 1807. With his party he is taken to Santa Fe by a Spanish escort, where they arrive March 3. From there he is sent to Chihuahua under escort, arriving April 2, and has an audience with the commanding general Don Nemecio Salcedo. After some detention he is sent forward, reaching San Antonio, Tex., June 7, and Natchitoches......July 1, 1807 Captains Glenn, Becknell, and Stephen Cooper visit Santa Fe with small parties and a limited quantity of goods for trade......1821-22 First public school law in New Mexico; action of the provincial deputation: Resolved, that the said ayun
of at a very large profit......1804 James Pursley, a Kentuckian, leaves St. Louis in 1802, and after three years wandering reaches Santa Fe......1805 Lieut. Zebulon M. Pike, of the United States army, builds a fort on the Rio del Norte on Spanish soil, supposing it to be the Red River and American possessions, during the month of Feb. 1807. With his party he is taken to Santa Fe by a Spanish escort, where they arrive March 3. From there he is sent to Chihuahua under escort, arriving April 2, and has an audience with the commanding general Don Nemecio Salcedo. After some detention he is sent forward, reaching San Antonio, Tex., June 7, and Natchitoches......July 1, 1807 Captains Glenn, Becknell, and Stephen Cooper visit Santa Fe with small parties and a limited quantity of goods for trade......1821-22 First public school law in New Mexico; action of the provincial deputation: Resolved, that the said ayuntamientos be officially notified to complete the formation of primar
treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, concluded Feb. 2, 1848, and proclaimed in Santa Fe in August following, New Mexico becomes a part of the United States......August, 1848 People of New Mexico, in convention at Santa Fe, petition Congress for a territorial government, oppose the dismemberment of their Territory in favor of Texas, and ask protection of Congress against the introduction of slavery......Oct. 14, 1848 By proclamation of Governor Munroe, in April, 1850, a convention at Santa Fe, May 15, frames a constitution for the Territory of New Mexico, May 25, prohibiting slavery and fixing the east and west boundaries at 100° and 111°. This constitution was ratified by the people, June 20, by a vote of 8,371 to 39, and Henry Connelly was elected governor, but the movement was not recognized......1850 Act of Congress establishing a territorial government for New Mexico approved......Sept. 9, 1850 F. X. Aubrey rode from Santa Fe to Independence, Mo., 850 miles, in five days and s
aimed in Santa Fe in August following, New Mexico becomes a part of the United States......August, 1848 People of New Mexico, in convention at Santa Fe, petition Congress for a territorial government, oppose the dismemberment of their Territory in favor of Texas, and ask protection of Congress against the introduction of slavery......Oct. 14, 1848 By proclamation of Governor Munroe, in April, 1850, a convention at Santa Fe, May 15, frames a constitution for the Territory of New Mexico, May 25, prohibiting slavery and fixing the east and west boundaries at 100° and 111°. This constitution was ratified by the people, June 20, by a vote of 8,371 to 39, and Henry Connelly was elected governor, but the movement was not recognized......1850 Act of Congress establishing a territorial government for New Mexico approved......Sept. 9, 1850 F. X. Aubrey rode from Santa Fe to Independence, Mo., 850 miles, in five days and sixteen hours, on a wager, and won $10,000......June, 1850 El
.1805 Lieut. Zebulon M. Pike, of the United States army, builds a fort on the Rio del Norte on Spanish soil, supposing it to be the Red River and American possessions, during the month of Feb. 1807. With his party he is taken to Santa Fe by a Spanish escort, where they arrive March 3. From there he is sent to Chihuahua under escort, arriving April 2, and has an audience with the commanding general Don Nemecio Salcedo. After some detention he is sent forward, reaching San Antonio, Tex., June 7, and Natchitoches......July 1, 1807 Captains Glenn, Becknell, and Stephen Cooper visit Santa Fe with small parties and a limited quantity of goods for trade......1821-22 First public school law in New Mexico; action of the provincial deputation: Resolved, that the said ayuntamientos be officially notified to complete the formation of primary public schools as soon as possible according to the circumstances of each community ......April 27, 1822 Francisco Xavier Chaves, appointed p
onvention at Santa Fe, petition Congress for a territorial government, oppose the dismemberment of their Territory in favor of Texas, and ask protection of Congress against the introduction of slavery......Oct. 14, 1848 By proclamation of Governor Munroe, in April, 1850, a convention at Santa Fe, May 15, frames a constitution for the Territory of New Mexico, May 25, prohibiting slavery and fixing the east and west boundaries at 100° and 111°. This constitution was ratified by the people, June 20, by a vote of 8,371 to 39, and Henry Connelly was elected governor, but the movement was not recognized......1850 Act of Congress establishing a territorial government for New Mexico approved......Sept. 9, 1850 F. X. Aubrey rode from Santa Fe to Independence, Mo., 850 miles, in five days and sixteen hours, on a wager, and won $10,000......June, 1850 Elias T. Clark imported through a French firm in St. Louis, Mo., the first Alfalfa seed sown in New Mexico, at a cost of $5 per pound.
Dons Diego Archuleta and Tomas Ortiz, breaks out at Taos, but is suppressed by American troops under Col. Sterling Price, and Governor Montoya, prominent in the rebellion, is tried by court-martial and executed, Feb. 7. Six others, convicted of participating in the murder of Governor Bent, are executed......Aug. 3, 1847 Santa Fe Republican, the first newspaper printed in English, issued......1847 By the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, concluded Feb. 2, 1848, and proclaimed in Santa Fe in August following, New Mexico becomes a part of the United States......August, 1848 People of New Mexico, in convention at Santa Fe, petition Congress for a territorial government, oppose the dismemberment of their Territory in favor of Texas, and ask protection of Congress against the introduction of slavery......Oct. 14, 1848 By proclamation of Governor Munroe, in April, 1850, a convention at Santa Fe, May 15, frames a constitution for the Territory of New Mexico, May 25, prohibiting slavery
spe, a new bible, a curious compilation of all the religious beliefs of the earth, alleging that the manuscript was written out on a 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 precin
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