Letter from William H. Bonney, better known as Billy the Kid, to Lew Wallace, then the Governor of New Mexico. The letter confirms Bonney’s intention to surrender to Wallace, per a previous agreement he’d made with the governor, but expresses concern that he might be killed by his enemies after the arrest is made.
Lew Wallace, c. in his mid-twenties. Union general, governor of New Mexico territory, diplomat to the Ottoman Empire, where he gathered material for the bestselling Ben-Hur (which Ulysses S. Grant reportedly read in a single
The "Roswell Incident": The Air Force originally stated a flying saucer was found. They later claimed it was just a weather balloon. You be the judge: http://www.uhaul.com/supergraphics/states/new_mexico/roswell/menu.html. #NewMexico #Roswell #UFO