Author:MARY ELLEN LAWRENCE

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1922 ORIGINAL CHARMING LETTER OF LIFE IN SMALL TOWN NEW MEXICO IN THE 1920s, REMARKING ON NATIVE AMERICANS TRADITIONS AND SPANISH COLONIALISM

By: MARY ELLEN LAWRENCE

Price: $1,455.99

Publisher: PUEBLO OF JEMEZ SPRINGS, NEW MEXCIO, NM, USA, 1922

Seller ID: 0009101

Condition: Good


On offer is a thoroughly interesting and engrossing letter of two [2] separate pages, depicting life in early 20th century New Mexico state, from a Mary Elizabeth Lawrence, a recent newcomer to the small town of Jemez, New Mexico. The letter concerns a light plea for her niece, Miss Mildred Ross of San Antonio, Texas, to come join her in Jemez. “For a week I have been cleaning an old mud house up and moving into it.” she writes at the beginning. “There is plenty of room for you and I do hope you come to see us soon.” “Try to be here August 2. That is when one of the big Indian dances... View more info