Forty years at El Paso, 1858-1898; recollections of war, politics, adventure, events, narratives, sketches, etc., by W. W. Mills. Page: 76 of 163
- Highlighting On/Off
- Adjust Image
- Rotate Left
- Rotate Right
- Brightness, Contast, etc. (Experimental)
- Download Sizes
- Preview all sizes/dimensions or...
- Download Square
- Download Thumbnail
- Download Small
- Download Medium
- Download Large
- High Resolution Files
- View Extracted Text
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
FATE OF MY CUSTOM-HOUSE DEPUTIES.
Of the thirty or more young men who were from time
to time employes of mine in this Customs District while
I was collector (1863 to I869), I believe only two are
now living (I90o), my brother, E. A. Mills of Mexico,
and Maximo Aranda of San Elizario. Seven of them
met violent deaths, four while in the service. Here is
the record: Mills (no relative of mine), killed by Indians
near Tucson in I864; Virgil Marstin, killed by Indians
near Silver City in 1865; John F. Stone, killed by Indians
near Fort Bowie in I869; James Taylor, killed by
robbers near where the El Paso smelter is now located,
in 1866; Judge John Lemon, killed by a mob at Mesilla,
N. M., in I869; Moses Kelly, shot to death at Presidio
del Norte, about I870; Abraham Lyon, shot to death
at Tucson; A. J. Fountain was recently murdered on
the plains near Las Cruces, N. M., and A. H. French
died insane in asylum at Austin.
Here’s what’s next.
This book can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Book.
Mills, William W. Forty years at El Paso, 1858-1898; recollections of war, politics, adventure, events, narratives, sketches, etc., by W. W. Mills., book, 1901; Chicago. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6112/m1/76/?q=Forty%20Years%20at%20El%20Paso,%201858-1898:%20Recollections%20of%20War,%20Politics: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .