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Letters from Carson, mainly copies and drafts, as Indian agent, 1849-1865
Letters to Carson, A-Z (A partial list of correspondents may be found at the end of this report)
Accounts as Indian agent, 1854-1861
Bounty land papers
Forms to be used in applications for land
Lists of soldiers and affidavits re claims
Powers of attorney, A-Z
See also correspondence from the U.S. Pension office, Box 1
Bonds of traders, 1855-1860
Miscellaneous accounts, 1851-1866
Army accounts, 1847-1865
Legal papers, 1851-1861
Receipt and certificate from Freemasons of Montezuma Lodge, Santa Fe, 1859
Boggs, Thomas Oliver
Papers relating to the estate of C. Carson, 1868-1874
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Personal papers, correspondence, accounts, certificates of sale
Commissions as Indian agent, 1857-1858, signed by Pres. Buchanan
Census for Pueblo of San Gerónimo de Taos, 1856
Bowman, Andrew W., d. 1869
Letter, Jan. 17, 1858, introducing Ancatash, chief of the Utahs.
Brewerton, George Douglas, 1820-1901
Letter, Mar. 12, 1854, re articles he has written and proposes writting re Carson. Mutilated and incomplete.
4 letters, 1860-1864. See also De Witt Clinton Peters
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889
see U.S. War Dept.
Canby, Edward Sprigg, 1817-1873
Letter, Jan. 19, 1862.
Letter, Aug. 1, 1854, to his brother re conditions in California.
Connelly, Henry, 1800-1866
Petition, May 17, 1864, addressed to the President of the U.S. for the appointment of Carson as Supervisor of the Indians on the reservation at the Bosque Redondo. Copy only.
Carleton, James Henry, 1814-1873
2 letters, 1863-1865.
Clayton, Powell, 1833-1914
see U.S. Treasury Dept.
Collins, James L.
4 letters, 1859-1860.
Cutler, Benjamin Clark
2 letters, 1864-1865.
Donaldson, James Lowry, 1814-1885
Letter, Dec. 6, 1860.
Davis, William Watts Hart, 1820-1910
8 letters, 1855-1857. Written as Superintendent of Indian Affairs, Santa Fe.
Denver, James William, 1817-1892
see U.S. Office of Indian Affairs
Garrison, Amos F., d. 1877
Letter, Feb. 11, 1864.
Johnston, Robert, d. 1902
Letter, Feb. 26, 1854.
McCormick, Richard Cunningham, 1832-1901
Letter, Dec. 15, 1863.
McFerran, John Courts, 1831-1872
Letter, Dec. 17, 1863.
Magruder, William Thomas, d. 1863
Letter, May 25, 1856.
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881
Letter, Jan. 17, 1859.
5 letters, 1856-1859.
Mayers, A. G.
3 letters, 1856.
Meriwether, David, 1800-
12 letters, 1854-1856. Letters of July 24, 1854 and of June 23, 1855 enclose copies of letters from G. W. Manypenny. Written as Governor of New Mexico and as Superintendent of Indian Affairs in New Mexico.
Messervy, William S.
3 letters, 1854.
Nicodemus, William Joseph Leonard, d. 1879
Letter, Dec. 24, 1861.
Ortibi, Charles, 1812-1883
Letter, Oct. 22, 1857.
Peters, De Witt Clinton, d. 1876
2 letters, 1859. Letter of Apr. 28, 1859 contains postscript by S. Beuthner.
St. Vrain, Ceran de Hault de Lassus de, 1802-1870
2 letters, 1853-1862.
Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891
see U.S. Army orders, Box 3
Stanton, Edwin McMaster, 1814-1869
see U.S. War Dept.
Tobens, Thomas Tate, 1823-
Letter, July 13, 1860.
U.S. Adjudant-General's office
2 letters, 1847-1864.
U.S. Office of Indian Affairs
13 letters, 1853-1860. Include copies, some addressed to James L. Collins. Some signed by James W. Denver. With these statements are accounts of Carson, 1855-1861.
U.S. Pension Office
48 letters, 1855-1859. Mainly re Bounty Land claims, some addressed to Mastin and to Quinn. Many form letters. See also Bounty Land Claims folder in Box 3.
U.S. Treasury Dept.
13 letters, 1856-1861. Some signed by Powell Clayton. Re accounts. Letters of Nov. 11, 1856 and Aug. 20, 1857 addressed to Julian Ledux.
U.S. War Dept.
2 letters, 1861-1865. Signed by Simon Cameron and Edwin M. Stanton.
Letter, Jan. 10, 1862.
5 letters, 1857-1860.
Yost, Samuel M.
2 letters, 1857-1858.