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Laws Of The State Of New Mexico Passed By The Fourth Legislature Of The State Of New Mexico In Special Session 1920 Which Convened By Proclamation Of The Governor Of The State, In The City Of Santa Fe, At The State Capitol, At The Hour Of Noon On The Sixteenth Day Of February, 1920, And Adjourned On The Twenty-First Day Of February, 1920  Manuel Martinez [Prepared For Publication By]

Laws Of The State Of New Mexico Passed By The Fourth Legislature Of The State Of New Mexico In Special Session 1920 Which Convened By Proclamation Of The Governor Of The State, In The City Of Santa Fe, At The State Capitol, At The Hour Of Noon On The Sixteenth Day Of February, 1920, And Adjourned On The Twenty-First Day Of February, 1920

Manuel Martinez [Prepared For Publication By]

Publication: State Record, 1920, Santa Fe

First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, [9] - 36 pp., index. O. A, Larrazolo, Governor of New Mexico, called a special session of the Fourth State Legislature to meet at the State Capitol Building in February of 1920 to conduct the people's business. The specific objective was 1). To enact laws and to provide funds for the suppression of insurrection and for the public defense; 2). To consider and to act upon the question of the ratification by the Legislature extending the right of suffrage to women; 3). To enact legislation authorizing the County of Hidalgo to levy a special tax for the purpose of transcribing the records belonging to that county; 4). To enact legislation to aid the State Department of Health to carry into effect such rules in combatting disease and maintain public health; 5). To amend laws dealing with taxation; 6). To amend laws that provide funds for military personnel; 7). To provide funds for payment of past due salaries to the officers and soldiers of the Soldier Settlement Board; 8). To enact laws for a special road tax to provide funds for the construction and maintaining of the highway from Elephant Butte to the Arizona State line; 9). To enact laws for a special road tax to provide funds for the construction and maintaining of the highway from the town of Socorro, through Magdalena, Datil and Quemado to the Arizona State line; and 10). to appropriate the necessary funds to defray the expenses of this special session hereby called. An interesting agenda and adequately and interestingly discussed. An inked sentiment at top of front cover: "W. E. Lipsey, Mogollon, NMex. Bought Feb 1921 from Secty of State, 50 cents." Lightly soiled on front cover, a light vertical crease to the center of the booklet, minor creases and nicks to the extremities, else a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 44037

$350.00