Military Escorts on Santa Fe Trail.

Santa Fe: The New Mexico Historical Review, 1927/8. Two volumes. 54pp; 265-300pp. Original printed paper wrappers. Edgewear to wraps, else very good. Both volumes are offprints from he New Mexico Historical Review consisting of the report of Major Bennet Riley, dated Nov. 22, 1829, describing his escort of a caravan along the Santa Fe Trail, reprinted in garbled form from the American State Papers, Military Affairs. The second part if the full report of Captain Clifton Wharton, also from the Santa Fe Trail dated July 21, 1834, with numerous supporting orders and letters. The second volume revises Major Riley's report with errata and omitted material along with RIley's full journal. Rittenhouse notes the reprint of the first portion, but states that the last installment was never reprinted, obviously incorrect Rittenhouse SFT 461. Item #20784

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