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The Resource New Mexico mavericks : stories from a fabled past, Marc Simmons

New Mexico mavericks : stories from a fabled past, Marc Simmons

Label
New Mexico mavericks : stories from a fabled past
Title
New Mexico mavericks
Title remainder
stories from a fabled past
Statement of responsibility
Marc Simmons
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
F796.6
LC item number
.S56 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Label
New Mexico mavericks : stories from a fabled past, Marc Simmons
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
When Spain ruled. An expedition of lost scoundrels -- Our conquistador poet -- The well-traveled Fray Alonso -- Governor Lopez and the Inquisition -- The death of Governor Diego de Vargas -- Governor Anza's mercy errand, 1780 -- Don Pedro buys a carriage -- Under the Mexican flag. A duel below the mountains -- The greens of Bent's Fort -- An early glimpse of Santa Fe -- An Irish paints the governor -- Incident at Los Valles -- Fighting Indians. Chief Ecueracapa -- An incident in Kiowa history -- Encounter with the Navajo -- Quanah--a celebrated Indian -- Death of Cadete -- Battle at Monica Spring -- The strange J.C. Brock -- The soldiers' view. An army problem -- Major Wynkoop recalls -- Soldering in Southern New Mexico -- The death of Captain Stanton -- When "Mary Ann" saved the day -- An artist in Santa Fe, 1865 -- Captain Bourke and the snake dances -- Men of standing. A Texan judge in New Mexico -- Hang the bishop! -- Governor Abeytia's debt -- Senator Doolittle tours New Mexico -- Strange Mr. Maxwell -- A German in New Mexico -- Doctoring in Bernalillo -- The strange end of "King Saul" -- Forever, cowboy. Cowboys of Llano -- A greenhorn makes the grade -- A teenager's rite of passage -- Those cowboys with ropes -- McJunkin finds some bones -- The cowboy detective -- Itinerant writers. "Go West, young man" -- A remarkable newspaperman -- Ambling in the southwest -- A journalist's visit to Santa Fe, 1875 -- A Bostonian prejudiced view of New Mexico -- Women of gumption. Mystery of the Blue Lady -- Mrs. Villalpando's last stand -- Susan Wallace writes a book -- The indomitable Mrs. Stevenson -- The remarkable Sadie -- Rachel Plummer's captivity -- "Steamboat" at Otero -- Fleeing from Geronimo -- Through children's eyes. Growing up in New Mexico -- Kit's son goes to college -- A boy's view of life in the mines -- Billy's boyhood
Control code
61758546
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
262 pages
Isbn
9780865345003
Lccn
2005027362
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2006. Signed by author. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Label
New Mexico mavericks : stories from a fabled past, Marc Simmons
Publication
Contents
When Spain ruled. An expedition of lost scoundrels -- Our conquistador poet -- The well-traveled Fray Alonso -- Governor Lopez and the Inquisition -- The death of Governor Diego de Vargas -- Governor Anza's mercy errand, 1780 -- Don Pedro buys a carriage -- Under the Mexican flag. A duel below the mountains -- The greens of Bent's Fort -- An early glimpse of Santa Fe -- An Irish paints the governor -- Incident at Los Valles -- Fighting Indians. Chief Ecueracapa -- An incident in Kiowa history -- Encounter with the Navajo -- Quanah--a celebrated Indian -- Death of Cadete -- Battle at Monica Spring -- The strange J.C. Brock -- The soldiers' view. An army problem -- Major Wynkoop recalls -- Soldering in Southern New Mexico -- The death of Captain Stanton -- When "Mary Ann" saved the day -- An artist in Santa Fe, 1865 -- Captain Bourke and the snake dances -- Men of standing. A Texan judge in New Mexico -- Hang the bishop! -- Governor Abeytia's debt -- Senator Doolittle tours New Mexico -- Strange Mr. Maxwell -- A German in New Mexico -- Doctoring in Bernalillo -- The strange end of "King Saul" -- Forever, cowboy. Cowboys of Llano -- A greenhorn makes the grade -- A teenager's rite of passage -- Those cowboys with ropes -- McJunkin finds some bones -- The cowboy detective -- Itinerant writers. "Go West, young man" -- A remarkable newspaperman -- Ambling in the southwest -- A journalist's visit to Santa Fe, 1875 -- A Bostonian prejudiced view of New Mexico -- Women of gumption. Mystery of the Blue Lady -- Mrs. Villalpando's last stand -- Susan Wallace writes a book -- The indomitable Mrs. Stevenson -- The remarkable Sadie -- Rachel Plummer's captivity -- "Steamboat" at Otero -- Fleeing from Geronimo -- Through children's eyes. Growing up in New Mexico -- Kit's son goes to college -- A boy's view of life in the mines -- Billy's boyhood
Control code
61758546
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
262 pages
Isbn
9780865345003
Lccn
2005027362
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2006. Signed by author. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits

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