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    [New Mexico]. W. G. Ritch. Historical Society of New Mexico. Inaugural Address of Hon. W. G. Ritch, President, Delivered Before the Society, February 21, 1881, At "The Palace", Santa Fe, N.M. With the Charter, Constitution, and By-Laws. Santa Fe: New Mexican Book and Job Printing Department, 1881. First edition. Octavo. 20pp, stitched. Chipped original printed wrappers, library rubber stamp on title page, some toning throughout. Good or better.
    This territorial imprint records the inauguration of the re-established Society, discontinued in 1859. Ritch provides a history of the Society, as well as of the early Spanish explorations and interaction with the Pueblos. Constituent documents of the Society are printed.


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