Mesilla

Mesilla

(māsē`yä), town (1990 pop. 1,975), SW N.Mex., on the Rio Grande and near Las Cruces; settled c.1850. The whole Mesilla Valley became part of the United States under the Gadsden Purchase (1853). Mesilla was a central station on the overland mail route. From July, 1861, to Aug., 1862, it was headquarters for Col. John R. Baylor of the Confederate army, who proclaimed Mesilla the capital of the new Confederate territory. A museum commemorates Billy the Kid, who once stood trial there.
References in periodicals archive ?
Monte's rags-to-riches story began at the Animal Services Centre of the Mesilla Valley, a municipal "high-kill" shelter in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Cuando necesitan mas territorio, a Santa Anna le imponen sus condiciones para comprar La Mesilla ante la amenaza de ir por Baja California, Sonora y Chihuahua.
Davin Lopez, president and CEO of the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance, said Rich Global Hemp is at the fore of hemp production and has unique expertise.
april 28, 1881 Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County jail in Mesilla, New Mexico.
Ooredoo yesterday announced that it has expanded its network of retail shops with another new opening in Doha, at LuLu Hypermarket, Al Mesilla. The new Ooredoo shop was formally inaugurated in the presence of several senior representatives from Ooredoo and LuLu Hypermarket.
Research Agricultural Engineer, USD A-ARS Southwestern Cotton Ginning Research Laboratory, Mesilla Park, New Mexico, USA.
Based in the Mesilla Valley, La Semilla's programs are active in the area between and within the cities of Las Cruces, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas (La Semilla Food Center, n.d.-a).
Mesilla Valley Mall: The largest loan represents 26.5% of the pool and is secured by a regional mall in Las Cruces, NM.
Bill McCauley of Mesilla Park, New Mexico, said Tuesday that he is seeking a legislation to prevent the move.
The O'odham nation then became binational in 1853 when the Gadsden Purchase (Mesilla Treaty) moved the international boundary between Mexico and the United States to its current location, literally dividing O'odham land in half.
El habitante de la casa solo podra advertir el paso de estos extranos en la ridicula falta de un huevo y en la fotografia instantanea--en la que aparece el extrano del pasamontanas sentado en su cocina--que encontrara en su mesilla. Tras la inofensiva, pero si delictiva, accion se comprometen los valores de intimidad y propiedad de nuestra sociedad.