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The Maxwell land grant

John Collinson

The Maxwell land grant

situated in Colorado and New Mexico, United States of America.

by John Collinson

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Published by Printed by Taylor and co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxwell Land Grant (N.M. and Colo.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Collinson ... and W. A. Bell ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 117, no. 1279.
    ContributionsBell, William Abraham.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15428295M

    Although Mexico lost its northern territories to the United States in , battles over property rights and ownership have remained intense. This turbulent, vividly narrated story of the Maxwell Land Grant, a single tract of million acres in northeastern New Mexico, shows how contending groups reinterpret the meaning of property to uphold their conflicting claims to land. Lucien B. Maxwell still has family in the area, including Moe Finley, his great-great-grandson. Moe runs a boat-and-tackle shop on Eagle Nest Lake, where Maxwell once had a store. Moe keeps a framed copy of a Maxwell Land Grant Company map on the wall of his dining room. Unfortunately, he didn’t inherit it, but rather, had to buy it.

    The Maxwell Land Grant was an immense parcel of land in New Mexico and Colorado with a history that began when the area was a colony of Spain and ended only in the twentieth century. In this volume, published originally in an edition of numbered and signed copies, F. Stanly (pseudo. The struggle over the Maxwell Land Grant, a million-acre tract straddling New Mexico and Colorado, demonstrates how contending parties reinterpreted the meaning of property to uphold their claims to the land.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: List of illustrations --Foreword / Myra Ellen Jenkins --O. P. McMains --his place in history --Chronology: Accepting the call; Unorthodox pastor; Three murders; Trial; The Maxwell Land Grant; First trip to Washington; The Grant Company defied; Editorials. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Translating property: the Maxwell Land Grant and the conflict over land in the American West, in SearchWorks catalog.


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