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Sangre de Cristo Land Grant

Mexican Land Grants in Colorado

Added by yongli on 07/06/2020 - 16:34, last changed on 04/18/2021 - 09:15
From the sixteenth century to the mid-nineteenth, the king of Spain and the Mexican government awarded land grants to individuals and communities throughout the American Southwest. All seven of Colorado ’s land grants, comprising more than 8 million acres, were awarded by the Mexican government...

Sangre de Cristo Land Grant

Added by yongli on 12/02/2021 - 12:49, last changed on 12/02/2021 - 12:49
The Sangre de Cristo land grant was a Mexican land grant possessed in January 1844 by Narciso Beaubien and Stephen Luis Lee. Covering almost 1.4 million acres in the San Luis Valley and Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southern Colorado, the grant gave rise to the first permanent settlement in...
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