This is a typed copy of an interview that appeared in
Arizona Citizen, Tucson, 1873 June 21. Written by A. P. K. Safford and Samuel Hughes, it describes early Arizona during the Spanish occupation
recounted by Mariana Dias and two other women. The article includes description of attacks by Apache Indians. This collection
includes a Southwest Museum "Individual Manuscript Form", 1939, with additional data on the authors and Tucson history. Safford
was Governor of Arizona from 1869-1877.
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