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Pingenot Auction, Lot 35

35. [BORDERLANDS]. UNITED STATES. PRESIDENT (Rutherford B. Hayes). Mexican Border Troubles. Washington: HRED13, 1877. 244 pp. 8vo, new brown buckram. One tear and stain to p. 155 (no loss), otherwise a fine copy.
        First edition. Tate, The Indians of Texas: An Annotated Research Bibliography 2487. Pingenot: An important assemblage of letters, documents, and reports regarding raids from Mexico by bandits, cattle rustler, and marauding Indians. Military reports include those from Lt. Col. Shafter at Fort Clark, and department commander E. O. C. Ord, Major Schofield, 10th Cavalry, Ft. Duncan, Lt. O. B. Boyd, 8th Cavalry, Camp on the Pinto, etc. Diplomatic correspondence includes letters from Secretary of State John W. Foster, Mexican ministers Vallarta and Mariscal, Mexican General Geronimo Trevino, Commercial Agent William Schuchardt at Piedras Negras, S. P. Heitzelman, W. R. Shafter, and many others. Excellent content with a wealth of information.