Elena Gallegos Brand


Source:  Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series I, Roll 38, Frame 771

(January 2011)  Henrietta Christmas viewed the microfilm and found the letter, written by Doña Elena Gallegos, where she petitions the Governor and requests a cattle brand for her cows and horses.  The letter is dated September 23, 1712.  The Governor approved her request.

Cattle brand  brand
Elena’s signature on the letter
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