Collection American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

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  • Page 1 of [Early Days In Lincoln County]

    Frances E. Totty Josh Brent 50 ? May 26, 1938 words [800?] JUN 1 - [1938?] Early Days In Lincoln County My grandfather Sotorona Baca and his wife were born in Barcelona, Spain and was considered quite wealthy for those days. They came to America and settled at El Paso, Texas where they lived for some time but the old Spanish Legend was going ...

    • Contributor: Totty, Frances E. - Brent, Josh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-05-26
  • Page 2 of [Early Days In Lincoln County]

    2 Pat Garrett told father after he killed Billie the Kid that a fellow from the east wrote to him and said that he would pay $500.00 for the [?] trigger finger of the boy. I have read many books on the boy, but this is one fact that I have never seen published. Billie the Kid was not a killer but was fighting ...

    • Contributor: Totty, Frances E. - Brent, Josh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-05-26