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Touted in his time as one of many “great males of the West,” Stephen Wallace Dorsey was once a Reconstruction carpetbagger who went to Arkansas and finagled and bribed his approach into getting elected to the U.S. Senate after dwelling simply years within the kingdom earlier than heading West to hunt his fortune. From a fraudulent New Mexico land declare to taking over mining claims and genuine property in Southern California, he used sheer crafty and guile to control the procedure of the Gilded Age to his personal ends. Dorsey was once an immense presence in early New Mexico—which used to be no-holds-barred frontier corruption—with his aptitude for extra. extra is in every thing he did, his manipulative 600,000-acre-land-grab, his political shenanigans, his over the top consuming, his extravagant way of life regularly on reveal. In his fraudulent dealings he was once stuck out—not by means of the legislation, yet these extra conniving than he used to be. His outstanding mansion in the course of a still-today empty prairie in northeastern New Mexico used to be of state-wide historic significance earlier than the country might not manage to pay for to maintain it.