Lamy of Santa Fe by Paul Horgan

"Lamy of Santa Fe" is a historical biography that tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Lamy, a French Catholic priest who became the first Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The book explores his life and work, including his efforts to build the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, his conflicts with local clergy, and his role in the cultural and religious evolution of the region. The narrative provides a comprehensive look at the history of the American Southwest during the 19th century.

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