On the Santa Fe Trail

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Marc Simmons
University Press of Kansas, 1986 - History - 149 pages
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'One of the great strengths of this collection is its diversity; included are writings by an army major, Indian agent, German immigrant woman, and a New Mexican drover.... These travelers offer a wide and enlightening range of perspectives regarding the demanding conditions of the Santa Fe trail....' Glenda Riley, author of Women and Indians on the Frontier

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Report of Manuel Alvarez 1842
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Marc Simmons is considered New Mexico's historian laureate and has published over forty books on New Mexico history. Simmons is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow, a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and in 1993 the King of Spain granted him membership in the knightly Order of Isabela la Cat lica for his contributions to Spanish colonial history. He resides in Cerrillos, New Mexico.

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