Credentials for the first US Senators from NM

These letters authorized Albert Fall and Thomas Catron as Senators from New Mexico. They were written to the president of the Senate from the then Governor William McDonald.

Document Type: Primary Document
Historical Event: Statehood (1912)
Sub Event: US Government Role
Origin: National Archives
Date: March 28, 1912
Author: Governor William McDonald
Permission: Public Domain
Contributor: Tammie Torres
Albuquerque Historical Society

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