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By Frances Densmore

Frances Densmore, born in 1867, used to be one of many first ethnologists to focus on the research of yank Indian track and tradition. Her booklet, first released in 1929, is still an authoritative resource for the tribal historical past, customs, legends, traditions, paintings, tune, financial system, and relaxation actions of the Chippewa (Ojibway) Indians of the U.S. and Canada.

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G. Murphy & Co. not only had not perfected ownership of his farm originally but that the firm had no title to it whatsoever. Of course this did not mean very much, since Colonel Rynerson and Judge Bristol would back up in court whatever claims Dolan might make. Dolan as Murphy before him was allied with Thomas B. Catron at Santa Fe and by making a "loan" of $1,800 to Samuel B. Axtell, governor of New Mexico Territory, he was assured of the governor's support as well. McSween had arrived in Lincoln from Kansas in the spring of 1875.

One day, shortly after McSween's arrival and once he had begun to understand how affairs were conducted in Lincoln County, when some freight wagons were stopped in the road outside his house, McSween went over and took some samples of the flour intended for delivery to the Indian reservation. It was nearly worthless. He placed some of the flour in an envelope. "Take good care of this," he said, handing the envelope to his wife. " 31 In early November, 1876, John H. Tunstall came to settle in Lincoln County.

Antrim and Mrs. Catherine McCarty, both of Santa Fe, New Mexico," on the marriage certificate, were married by the Reverend D. F. McFarland of the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe. 1 Henry and Josie McCarty were recorded as among the witnesses. Almost immediately, perhaps because of the reports of rich silver strikes in the area, Antrim and his family departed for Silver City, New Mexico; but also, as in the previous moves to Colorado and to Santa Fe, Antrim may well have been searching for a climate that would prove beneficial for Catherine's tuberculosis.

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