Andrew B. Laird Vs. Board of County Commissioners of Socorro County Court Documents and Sheriff's Summons
Very Good. Ephemera. The suit appears to be by neighboring Grant County's sheriff over work performed in the arrests of two murderers, Jordan Rogers, who killed another rancher near Gila Hot Springs, and Thomas Woods. Light soil and wear on pages. Two pages of a court document are signed by the Socorro County attorney H. M. Dougherty. Another partial document is for a second case with the same plantiff and defendant. The three summons are for the Board of Commissioners, dated in 1895, and several signatures of note are on them: Sheriff H. O. Bursum, Deputy A. B. Baca; and Clerk George Curry. George Curry was later the governor of New Mexico Territory from 1907-1910 and a U. S. Representative. Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners Elfego Baca is also mentioned in one of the summons, with additional signatures of William Driscoll and W. B. Walton. The summons have stamps of the district court. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . (Inventory #: 010832bt)
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