California Historical Documents

Debra Roussopoulos
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

California Historical Documents

Collection number: MS 282

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
Debra Roussopoulos
Date Completed:
6/12/2012
Encoded by:
Debra Roussopoulos
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California Historical Documents
Dates: 1790-1945
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1840-1900)
Collection number: MS 282
Collector: University of California Santa Cruz
Collection Size: 11 document boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: The collection includes correspondence and legal documents from Santa Cruz County, California.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the material.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.
Box 4 documents are mud damaged and access is restricted. Please consult Head of Special Collections and Archives for access.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

California Historical Documents. MS 282. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Various donor gifts and purchases. Box 4 gift of Thomas Kelly. Box 10 gift of Wendall Hammon. Box 11, folder 2, gift of Ernie Howe. Box 11, folder 3, gift of Laura King. Box 11, folder 5 and 6, on loan from the Santa Cruz Historical Trust.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection includes Santa Cruz County documents and correspondence from 1850 to 1945. Specifically, court and legal briefs, subpoenas, and judgements regarding felony and misdemeanor trials and complaints; stock certificates from the Rowardennan Redwood Park Co. and the Quicksilver Mining Co.; mining and land claims; county fiscal statements; communications between contractors and the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors regarding the building of the county courthouse and other construction project.
The collection also includes three early California documents.

Arrangement

The material is arranged chronologically by date. Exceptions are: Box 4 documents which were separated due to mud damage, and Boxes 10 and 11 which contain newly found material added to the end of the collection.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
California--History--To 1850
California--History--1850-1945
Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--History
Board of Supervisors--Santa Cruz County (Calif.)

Other Finding Aids


Contents List

box 1:1

Alcalde miscellaneous petitions for land, 1835

box 1:1

Wm. Peter Lyons to Francisco - Dye, 1 pair of pantaloons, 4 dollars …, ca. 1842

box 1:1

J.S.C. Major - On demand I promise to pay J.S.C. Major …, 6/16/1843

box 1:1

Introduciones de aguardiente en ano de 1844 …, 1844

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To Wm. Blackburn Alcalde - Your petitioner would …, 4/27/1845

box 1:1

To William Blackburn Esq. - I petition the Alcalde …, 5/4/1845

box 1:1

In francisquero M.H. Wm. Ware - Sir I have given …, 10/4/1845

box 1:1

Sir, In attention to the application made by you …, 11/25/1845

box 1:2

Acting Constables James Williams and William Thompson, ca. 1846

box 1:2

Ricardo for his account, delivers to the Padre …, ca. 1846

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Mr. John Hames - This is the 3rd time and last …[signed] Jose Bolcoff, April 14th, n.d.

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In consequence to day the …, 4/14/1846

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You will please order the persons herein named …, 8/20/1846

box 1:2

Magistrates Office - Gentlemen, Mrs. Nicanor Vaquez …, 8/21/1846

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City of the Angelis - Sir, Accompaning this you will receive my last proclamation … R.F. Stockton, 8/24/1846

box 1:2

Gentlemen a verdict has been given …, 9/4/1846

box 1:2

Magistrates office Monterey - Sir, It is not in my judgement …, 9/7/1846

box 1:2

A Judgement against Jose La Cruz Lorenzana …, 9/12/1846

box 1:2

$60.00 reward will be paid for …, 9/13/ca. 1846

box 1:2

Magistrates Office - There having a complaint …, 9/16/1846

box 1:2

Magistrates Office - My dear sir I have …, 9/16/1846

box 1:2

The evidence of Manl [Manuel] Cario concerning Gervasio Soto …, 9/21/1846

box 1:2

Senor Rafael Castro personally appeared …, 9/22/1846

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That in the month of August last …, 9/22/1846

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That Juan Peres appeared before me …, 9/22/1846

box 1:2

That Juan Salezar personally appeared …, 9/22/1846

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Peter Riches To: Thoms and Loomes …, 9/25/1846

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The persons purchasing foreign spirits …, 9/26/1846

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This is to certify that …, 10/5/1846

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Declaration of Juan Lorenzano, 10/6/1846

box 1:2

I Sertify [sic] that a …, 10/6/1846

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Ricardo John this is to certify …, 10/7/1846

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Declaration of Gervasio Soto, 10/7/1846

box 1:2

Majestrates [sic] Office - William Thompson, Acting Constable, 10/10/1846

box 1:2

Accounts of Richard John - This is to certify that we …, 10/10/1846

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This is to certify that I obligate myself …, 10/12/1846

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Know all men by these presents that Gervasio Soto …, 10/15/1846

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This is to certify that Andres Accounts of Richard John …, 10/15/1846

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This is to certify that Facundo Roderiqaz [sic] …, 10/15/1846

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This is to certify that Francisco Agala [?] appeared …, 10/17/1846

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With this I send you the accounts of Richard Juan …, 10/19/1846

box 1:2

Nicolas Alvido personally appeared …, 10/19/1846

box 1:2

Margarita Foderiqaz personally appeared …, 11/16/1846

box 1:2

Dn Pedro to Wm Hardy …, 11/26/1846

box 1:3

To Joseph L. Majors You will please to recover from Jose Trana el mayor …, 2/13/1847

box 1:3

Personally appeared before me …, 3/1/1847

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To Joseph Magon Where as a judgement [signed] John Benton …, 3/4/1847

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Mr. J. Burton Esq, 3/8/1847

box 1:3

Jose M a Villa states …, 3/10/1847

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Magistrates Office - Personally appeared before me - Poilo Fran …, 4/13/1847

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Magistrates Office - Mr. Cotton Send a prisoner …, 4/13/1847

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The case of Matias Lorenzano, 4/19/1847

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Monterey - Dear Sir The boy was delivered to me …, 4/20/ca. 1847

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Magistrates office Monterey - Personally appeared before …, 4/29/1847

box 1:3

J. Richards vs J. D. Green, 5/10/1847

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We the jury summon in the case …, 5/10/1847

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Santa Cruz office personaly appeard [sic] before the undersigned …, 5/13/1847

box 1:3

James Williams vs Juan Lorenzano, 6/1847

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We the undersigned do acknowledeg[e] …, 6/8/1847

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Petition of G.W. Sirini for lot on the beach …, 1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Vanis Poll petition for lot …, 1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Petition of Wm. Atherton for sowing lot …, 1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Petition of Howard Oakley …, 2/28/1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn, Alcalde - Your petitioner being a citizen …, 4/8/1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Petition for lot Puck Kirby …, 4/8/1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Your petitioner being a citizen …, 4/26/1848

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To Wm. Blackburn - Your petitioner, a citizen of California …, 4/28/1848

box 1:4

To Wm. Blackburn - Benjamin Taylor petition for lot …, 5/1/1848

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To Wm. Blackburn - I petition for a grant Wm. Anderson …, 5/1/1848

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The Petitioner resident of Santa Cruz …, 5/4/1848

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To Wm. Blackburn - I am building a house on the beach …, 5/5/1848

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I respectively petition for the grant David Prescott …, 5/5/1848

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To Judge Wm. Blackburn, Alcalde - I respectively solicit …, 5/5/1848

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To the Alcalde of Santa Cruz - The undersigned …, 5/5/1848

box 1:4

To William Blackburn Esq., Alcalde …, 5/8/1848

box 1:4

Magistrates Office - Know all men by these presents …, 9/27/1848

box 1:5

Mr. Green, Please sir let the bearer …, ca. 1849

box 1:5

Amt. of Sale of Cargo, ca. 1849

box 1:5

Hammond and McCall vs Cooper Crabb and Co., ca. 1849

box 1:5

Doris, Got the glasses at Monterey …, ca. 1849

box 1:5

To Wm. Blackburn - [petition for land] Thomas Ryan, 5/8/1849

box 1:5

Twelve months after date we promised [re: shares of Brig Malekadehl] …, 5/20/1849

box 1:5

I am directed by Governor Riley …, 5/26/1849

box 1:5

Cargo $7 a day and expenses …, 7/1/1849

box 1:5

This contract made and entered …, 7/18/1849

box 1:5

Your petitioner prays…the grant of a lot …, 9/14/1849

box 1:5

Franklin Ball vs George Chappel, 9/22/1849-1/19/1840

box 1:5

Hosea Castro vs Besentia Ahelra, 11/1/1849

box 1:5

Mis [sic] Delores vs Mary Bennett, 11/19/1849

box 1:5

Territory of California - To Alexander Simmons, Sheriff …, 12/4/1849

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Alcaldes Court - Henry Hill vs Lewis DePeaux, Martina Castro …, 12/4/1849

box 1:5

I certify that Dn Jose M. Castro …, 12/14/1849

box 1:5

Territory of California - Lorenzo L. Logan, Sheriff …, 12/24/1849

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To L. L. Logan, Sheriff from John Hames, First Alcalde …, 12/29/1849

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To me that the said McCoon …, 12/29/1849

box 1:5

District of Santa Cruz To John Clark …, 12/29/1849

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Verdict in the case of Carroso Soto, Mariana --, Josepha Paris and Delia …, 12/31/1849

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Territory of California - As a verdict has been...against Josepha Paris Carroso Sota and Mariana …, 12/31/1849

box 1:6

Thomas Magahan vs Jarvis Hammond, ca. 1850

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Received of A. A. Hecox …, ca. 1850

box 1:6

To Roosian Jim …, 1/4/1850

box 1:6

Territory of California - Whereas Alexander Hass …, 1/1/1850

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To L. L. Logan, Sheriff - Whereas judgement has been rendered...against Perry McCoon …, 1/16/1850

box 1:6

Anthony vs John Hardy, 1/16/ca. 1850

box 1:6

John Irwin vs E. J. Reynolds, 1/17/1850

box 1:6

George Williams vs Franklin Ball, 1/18/1850

box 1:6

Notice…hereby given that following an …, 1/18/1850

box 1:6

Palmer Cook and Co. vs Griffith Jenkins, 1/18/1850

box 1:6

Sir, being called on as an evidence…case of Majors and Thompson vs McCoon, 1/19/1850

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Greetings, You are hereby commanded … - summons Jarvis Hammond, 1/19/1850

box 1:6

Received of G M Bryant …, 1/20/1850

box 1:6

Summons Reynolds vs Graham …, 1/21/1850

box 1:6

Greetings, you are hereby commanded … Peter Tracy, John Woods, Thomas Walker, HB Dane, Alexander Simmons, 1/19/1850

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Territory of California - You are hereby commanded …, Franklin Ball, 1/21/1850

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Territory of California - You are hereby commanded …, Hosea Bootares, 1/21/1850

box 1:6

Subpeona Reynolds vs Graham, 1/22/1850

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You are hereby commanded to summons …, Robert Mitchell, 1/22/1850

box 1:6

Greetings, Whereas Thomas Fallon has complained …, 1/23/1850

box 1:6

Warrant… I have the body of the within named Hosea Lorenzina …, 1/23/1850

box 1:6

To A. A. Hecox - Sir, Complaints have been lodged …, 1/23/1850

box 1:6

Thomas Magahan complained of Jarvis Hammond …, 1/26/1850

box 1:6

Jarvis Hammond… Thomas Magahan, 1/26/1850

box 1:6

Subpoena - Magahan vs Hammond, 1/26/1850

box 1:6

The People of California vs Soto, 1/28/1850

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Hames vs Sora and others, 1/29/1850

box 1:6

Louis Depeaux and Martina Castro vs Consencine, 1/30/1850

box 1:6

John Clark vs F. R. Brady, 1/31/1850

box 1:7

Michael Caris vs Eugene Rose and Alphonso Martin, 2/4/1850

box 1:7

George Mattice vs Eugene Rose and Alphonso Martin, 2/6/1850

box 1:7

Peter Monroe vs Eugene Rose and A. Martin, 2/8/1850

box 1:7

Affidavit of Ladge Enefs …, 2/9/1850

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Greetings - You are hereby commanded …, Thomas Magahan vs Jarvis Hammond [call for jury], 2/9/1850

box 1:7

We the jurors on the case of the people of Calif. vs Rowan …, 2/9/1850

box 1:7

Territory of California - To L. L. Logan, You are hereby …, 2/9/1850

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Greetings Whereas complaint has been made…, That one Edward Smith [re: shooting of Francis Daniels], 2/12/1850

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Territory of California - The people of California command… James B., 2/12/1850

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Henry Henderson vs George Chapell, 2/12/1850

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Subpoena - The People vs Joseph Bacon, 2/18/1850

box 1:7

Warrant -The People of California vs Joseph Bacon, 2/18/1850

box 1:7

Territory of California - To L. L. Logan, Sheriff …, 2/19/1850

box 1:7

Alphonso Martin being duly sworn …, 2/19/1850

box 1:7

Summons - Monroe vs McDuffee, 2/19/1850

box 1:7

Charles Stuart being duly sworn …, 2/20/1850

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Territory of California - Greetings… A certain Spaniard by the name of Andrus …, 2/20/2850

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Territory of California - Greetings… Peter Monroe, Jose, Alexander, Commit breaches of the peace …, 2/20/1850

box 1:7

Subpeona for Neil Casey, 2/21/1850

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Blackburn vs Louis Depeaux and wife, 2/23/1850

box 1:7

Henry Henderson vs George Chappel, 2/25/1850

box 1:7

Summons - Rodrigues vs Magil Vea, 2/26/1850

box 1:7

Summons - Robert King, 2/28/1850

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Territory of California - That one George Green is a fugitive …, 2/28/1850

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Affidavit of Michael McNaman, 2/29/1850

box 1:8

Warrant- The People vs Stuart and others …, 3/1/1850

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Territory of California - Robt. King, Thos. Moore, Charles Stuart, James Stevenson …, 3/2/1850

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Territory of California - James Stevenson … [fine levied], 3/2/1850

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Territory of California - Charles Stuart … [fine levied], 3/2/1850

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Jose Antonio Castro vs Eugenio Soto, 3/7/1850

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Summons for Cooper and Co. …, 3/13/1850

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Territory of California - James Gordon, Sheriff - Commanded to summon six good …, 3/15/1850

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Subpoena for Cooper and Co., 3/15/1850

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Territory of California - Edward McDonald was fined …, 3/15/1850

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Subpoena - People of California vs Edward McDonald, 3/15/1850

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Summons - Luis Gonsales vs Fecundo Rodrigues, 3/27/1850

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Warrant for Chapapeta Soto, 4/5/1850

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The People vs Alexander, 4/6/1850

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City of Monterey - This is to certify that an election …, 4/8/1850

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Summons - Alphonso Martina, Baptiste, Dennis Conner, 4/24/1850

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Subpoena - Thomas Crawford, Felipe Manuel, 4/24/1850

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Warrant for Jesse Graham [murder charge], 4/24/1850

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The people of California vs Sotello and his wife, Costancia, John Dabendis, E. Anthony, McCaul and Jarvis Hammond …, 4/25/1850

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Summons - Juana Castro, Delores the wife of McCaul, Mr. Bartlett …, 4/26/1850

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Summons - Thomas Moore, Joseph Buszell, Mr. Gardner …, 4/26/1850

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I hereby certify that in conforming to law I did offer for sale …, 12/10/1851

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List of names, ca. 1852

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Deed of Thomas Fallon and wife Carmel, 2/29/1852

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List of persons subject to road tax …, 3/1852

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The People of the state of California to A. A. Hecox …, 3/15/1852

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Charles McAlmond vs G. Hodge, 3/16/1852

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List of Road District, No. 2 [Castro, Littlejohn et al.], 4/13/1852

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Supervisor's accounts, 1852-1853

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Accounts presented and not audited, 1853

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County of Santa Cruz To L. W. Wright, 1853

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Mem [sic]of Settlement 1853 March, 3/1853

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Mr. Howard bought of Le Count and Strong …, 3/8/1853

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1833 Road List 3rd District, 3/14/1853

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The County of Santa Cruz - The lumber furnished for bridge …, 3/15/1853>

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According to an order to me directed …, 4/18/1853

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Jail Fund, 5/20/1853

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County of Santa Cruz To Silus C. Colgrove, 8/1/1853

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The County of Santa Cruz to George, 8/5/1853

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To H. Imus To the County of Santa Cruz, 8/5/1853

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Statement of Receipts and Expenditures of Co. Treasurer of Santa Cruz Co., 11/7/1853, 12/5/1853

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Wm. Wright, the County of Santa Cruz …, 12/13/1853

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Treasurer's receipts and cancelled checks Santa Cruz Co., 1853-1854

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Indian Fund, 1/1/1854

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Francisco Alzima Esq. - Please make out a Sheriff's… Henry Richardson, 1/3/1854

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Statement of Receipts and Expenditures, 1/31/1854

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Santa Cruz Co. to H.I. Share, 5/29/1854, 6/7/1854

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Monterey, Mr. Peter Tracy Santa Cruz, 5/30/1854

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Treasurer's office - Porter has paid …, 6/24/1854

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To the Hon. Board Supervisors... The undersigned …, 7/6/1854

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Treasurer's office... Messrs Cooper …, 7/21/1854

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To the Honorable Board of Supervisors …, 8/25/1854

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Treasurer's Office... N. Gordon Esq. …, 9/1/1854

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County of Santa Cruz To A. A. Hecox …, 9/6/1854

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No. 5, The Treasurer of Santa Cruz …, 10/1854

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The Treasurer of Santa Cruz County will please …, 10/1854

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No. 126 The Treasurer …, 10/1854

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County of Santa Cruz Treasurer's office - The following amounts have been received …, 10/2/1854

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Treasurer's office...Jas Shane …, 10/3/1854

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County of Santa Cruz to Nicolas Gordon …, 10/6/1854

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County of Santa Cruz To Wm. Anderson …, 10/6/1854

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Supervisors Accounts Set Aside …, 10/7/1854

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The County of Santa Cruz To Ames F. Burnet …, 10/7/1854

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State of California Treasurer's office Messrs L. Godchaux …, 10/18/1854

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Treasurer's office Otto Stoesser having paid …, 10/20/1854

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Treasurer's office - Marvin G. Sellars …, 11/20/1854

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This is to certify that William Anthony has paid …, 12/26/1854

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State of California - This is to certify that James L. Prewitt …, 12/29/1854

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State of California - I hereby certify that Cooper and Co. …, 12/30/1854

box 2:5

Colgrove Morrow and Co. vs Thomas McGrat, 10/20/1854

box 2:6

Accounts Audited and Issued for 5th Fiscal Year 1-29, 1854

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Accounts Audited and Issued for 5th Fiscal Year 30-65, 1854

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Accounts Audited and Issued for 5th Fiscal Year 64-97, 1853-1854

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Accounts Audited and Issued for 5th Fiscal Year 98-112, 1854

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Accounts Audited and Issued for 5th Fiscal Year 113-144, 1853-1855

box 2:10

Sheriff and Treasurer's receipts Nos. 1-6, 1854-1855

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Santa Cruz Co. Treasurer's office - The following amounts ... Ford, Cooper, Colgrove, Castro …, ca. 1855

box 2:11

Rec'd of George Chappelle …, 1/15/1855

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Receipt signed by O.K. Stampley [mostly illegible], 2/5/1855

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County of Santa Cruz [re: Common School] …, 2/26/1855

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No. 134 The Treasurer of Santa Cruz, 2/26/1855

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Santa Cruz … Received from Charles Ford, 3/12/1855

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County of Santa Cruz per C. L. Williams …, 3/26/1855

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Received of Charles Ford …, 3/30/1855

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Received of George Chappelle …, 4/16/1855

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Notice is hereby given …, 11/24/1855

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Mining Claims, 1856-1868

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Sheriff's Sale By virtue of an Execution issued …, 1856

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The People of California vs Michael Ball 3/20/1856

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Herein enclosed I forward you property of said Joseph Bolcoff …, 10/19/1856

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Sheriff's Sale By virtue of an Execution issued …, 2/5/1857

box 2:14

Subpoena - John D. Chase, Oscar Wilson and John McGee, 4/21/1857

box 2:15

Subpoena - Jonathon Guild and Edward McGuire, 5/15/1857

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Subpoena - Wm. Greenleaf and Wm. Davis, 7/6/1857

box 2:17

The People of the State of CA vs Jose Antonio Bokeby, 7/25/1857

box 3:1

Lazard Bros. vs G. Gordeur, 8/20/1859

box 3:2

Plat of Rancho Tres Ojos de Agua, 1859-1860

box 3:3

The People vs Jose Arana et al., 2/18/1863

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Please certify the within copy of complaint …, 3/25/1864

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Judges fee …, 3/28/1864

box 3:4

Deed from Alexander Miller to Eleanor Miller, 1/11/1870

box 3:5

Application of Mary Chapman …, 12/14/1860

box 3:6

Estray Notice: Clause Spreckles [stray animal], 7/18/1873

box 3:7-10

Mining claims, 1872-1879, 1881-1882, 2/2/1901, 2/23/1901

box 3:11

Brand registration: L. L. Arguella 12/5/1902

box 3:12

Henry Cowell Lime Co. - cattle brand 3/22/1918

box 3:13

Henry Cowell Lime Co. - deed for public highway to Co. of Santa Cruz, 1/10/1920

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Petition of the citizenry in regard to hogs [signed by Hecox, Case, Doak, Dunleavey, Alzima, Clements, Blackburn, Fallon, and others] …, n.d.

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Miscellaneous undated docs and receipts, n.d.

box 4:1

The People of CA vs Antonia and William Bokley, 7/25/1853

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Julio Fornier vs Stephen J.S. Meeks, 9/5/1854

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Affidavit - William Costo, Daniel Lindsey, 12/25/1854

box 4:4

Chas. Brown vs Henry Rico, 9/17/1855

box 4:5

Summons - Caldwell, 10/1/1855

box 4:6

James Shene vs William Butler, 10/18/1855

box 4:7

Summons - Shattuck et al., 11/14/1855

box 4:8

Samuel A. Dick vs Jose Arana, 1/8/1856

box 4:9

Affidavit - J.F. Simons, 4/18/1856

box 4:10

Affidavit - Jose Rodriquez, 12/13/1856

box 4:11

Japhtha Osborn vs John Swart, 12/22/1856

box 4:12

Affidavit - B.J. Whittier, 12/24/1856

box 4:13

William Cline vs Harry Steen, 1856-1857

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Mission School deed, 3/11/1857

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A. A. Hecox vs Gregory Daubenbiss, 3/17/1857

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Theodore Winterhelder vs A. Hihn, 3/17/1857

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S.R. Hillman vs Peter Wilkinson, 3/27/1857

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James Williams vs Enos Merritt, 4/21/1857

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Jose Laurenzana vs Jose Loria, 6/26/1857

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Sheriff's Sale re: Charles Watters vs Joseph L. Majors …, 9/10/1857

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Forcible entry complaint, 9/12/1857

box 4:22

Summons and complaints [illegible], ca. 1857

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Draft Agreement between Charles Ford and James Brennan to Hans Christian Struve for 277.62 acres of land in Santa Cruz County, California, ca. 1850-1859

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Conveyance of ownership to Peter Tracy and Durell Stokes Gregory of an undivided one-eleventh of the Rancho San Andres, which the Feliz' inherited from her father, Joaquin Castro, in Santa Cruz County, California, 11/27/1851

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Agreement to sell property at Mission Plaza, Santa Cruz, California, to the County of Santa Cruz, 2/28/1852

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Lease of Moore's farm to James Montgomery and William T. McKneel, in Santa Cruz County, California, 6/11/1853

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Preemption of 160 acres in Santa Cruz County, California, 2/24/1854

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Injunction against Santa Cruz County Sheriff Leander G. Caldwell in suit of C. L. Davis v. Fortune Chevalier and Southern Driard, 8/5/1854

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Preemption of 160 acres in Santa Cruz County, California, 8/24/1854

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Preemption of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 7, Township 11 South, Range 1 West, Mount Diablo Meridian, Santa Cruz County, California, 8/24/1854

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Preemption of 160 acres in Santa Cruz County, California, 12/17/1854

box 5:10

Claim of water rights on Hoy Creek, Santa Cruz County, 5/20/1856

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Mining Claim in Santa Cruz County, California, 5/24/1856, 5/25/1856

box 5:13

Mining Claim of the Artesian Well Company in Santa Cruz County, California, 5/25/1856

box 5:14

Mining Claim of Graham and Watson Co., Santa Cruz County, 6/8/1856

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Attachment of property in Santa Cruz County of William Cline, Plaintiff, on behalf of Harry Steen, Defendant, 12/6/1856

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Complaint against Harry Steen for indebtedness to William Cline, at Santa Cruz, California, 12/6/1856

box 5:17

Arrest Warrant, for Benito Amallo, Peter B. Reid, Jose Torres, Jose A. Juarez, Eugenio Villa Grana, Maria (a Sonorian woman), Casimiro Amallo, and William Thompson, 12/4/1857

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Mining Claim of Isaac Graham, Jeremiah D. Marshall, et al., and the Graham and Childrens Company, in Santa Cruz County, California, 11/8/1859

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List of Brands and Ear Marks, Monterey County, California, 11/1/1862-11/1/1863

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Report of the Surveyor General proving the Rancho San Andres, Santa Cruz County, California, in the case of The United States vs. Guadalupe Castro, et al., 1/5/1865

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An Act in relation to the district courts of the United States in the States of California and Louisiana, 7/27/1866

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Decree confirming Survey (without the plat thereto attached) of the Rancho San Andres, Santa Cruz County, California, in the case of The United States versus Guadalupe Castro, et al., Case Southern District of California, No. 100, 5/18/1867

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Notice of Estray animals on the Spanish Ranch, Rancho Soquel Augmentation, Santa Cruz County, CA, 8/18/1870

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Estray animals notice, Rancho Aptos, Santa Cruz County, CA, 7/1/1873

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Notice of Estray animals on the property of John Daubenbiss in the Town of Soquel, Santa Cruz County, California, 8/9/1873

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Notice of Estray animals, on Rancho Aptos, Santa Cruz County, CA. 7/6/1874

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Notice of Estray animals on the Company property in Soquel Township, Santa Cruz County, CA, 12/2/1874

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Notice of Estray animal on the Rancho Soquel Augmentation, Santa Cruz County, CA 8/9/1876

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To A. Burrill re: Hall of Records Plans …, 4/11/1883

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Agreement of Alfred Burrill (of Oakland) with the Board of Supervisors, May 1, 1882, 5/1/1882

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Bid by Charles Kaye re: The Hall of Records 5/1/1882

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Bond for the Hall of Records, 5/1/1882

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California Bridge Co. bid re: Hall of Records, 5/12/1882

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Letter from C.S. Hussy to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 5/13/1882

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Bid for stone pavement, 9/4/1882

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Report of Supt. L.S. Harmon re: Hall of Records, 9/30/1882

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Notarization of cattle brand, Santa Cruz County, CA, 2/5/1883

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Supply request from H.E. Makinney, county clerk, to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 3/4/1883

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Report from John Jarvis and H. Daubinbis (as a committee) to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors re: inspecting other jails, 6/2/1888

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Bond re: John M. Curtis, architect, 7/19/1889

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John M. Curtis, architect, re: county jail building; A.J. Meany, contractor, 7/30/1889

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Notice to contractors (advertisement) placed by Ed Martin, 7/30/1889

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3 bids for new jail, 10/6/1889-10/7/1889

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Letter from L.S. Harmon to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 10/7/1889

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Letter from John S. Williams, architect, to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 4/4/1890

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Articles of agreement amending building contract of Oct. 8, 1889 for new jail, 4/7/1890

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Letter from A.J. Meany to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 5/6/1890

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Contract with A.J. Meany re: jail, 5/6/1890

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Letter from John M. Curtis to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors re: Meany, 6/3/1890

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Certificate for payment to A.J. Meany by John M. Curtis, architect, 7/5/1890

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Contract by J.W. Swanton of Santa Cruz Electric Light and Power Co. for new county jail, 7/21/1890

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Note from Charles Proda for T.W. Wright confirming steel weight calculations used in the new jail , 8/5/1890

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Letter from John M. Curtis, architect to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 8/30/1890

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Certification by Ed Martin, clerk, 10/23/1890

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Certificate of completion by John M. Curtis, architect, 11/14/1890

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Letter from John M. Curtis to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 11/26/1890

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Petition offering Santa Cruz Fair Building Association lot for sale for a new court-house, 5/3/1894

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Bid to furnish brick for new court house, 6/4/1894

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Specification for proposed new court house at Santa Cruz, 4/1895

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Letter from James G. Maguire to J.A. Linscott, 4/18/1895

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Telegram from N.A. Comstock to J.A. Linscott, 4/21/ca. 1895

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Resolution offered by supervisor J.D. Enright accepting N.A. Comstock's courthouse plans, 4/22/1895

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Letter from L.R. Ellert to Mayor Robert Effey, 4/23/1895

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Letter from J.M. Abbot to J.A. Linscott, 4/23/1895

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Letter from Frank T. Shea to J.A. Linscott, 4/24/1895

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Letter from Charles S. Tilton to A.P. Stanton, supervisor, 4/24/1895

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Letter from James R. Kelly to James Linscott, 4/25/1895

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Western Union telegram from Frank Shea to James Linscott, 4/26/1895

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Letter from Gladding, McBean and Co. to Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisor chairman, J.A. Linscott, 4/29/1895

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Letter from John M. Curtis to J.A. Linscott, chairman board of supervisors, 4/30/1895

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Postcard from John M. Curtis, architect to Edward Martin, county clerk, 5/2/1895

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Letter from T.P. Robb to A.P. Stanton, supervisor, 5/7/1895

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Letter from J.A. Linscott to N.A. Comstock, 5/8/1895

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Letter [from J.A. Linscott to Curtis [incomplete], 5/10/1895

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Letter from O. Grimner to J.C. Moffat, Shasta Co. supervisor, 5/11/1895

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Letter from Swain and Hudson, contractors and builders, to J.C. Moffat, 5/11/1895

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Letter from A.C. Irwin and Hugh McGuire to J.C. Moffat, 1895

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Letter from Jacob Strahle to Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 5/11/1895

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Letter from Chas. Tidball to J.A. Linscott, 5/13/1895

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Letter from Edward Farrell to Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 5/14/1895

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Letter from J.C. Moffat to Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 5/16/1895

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Letter from Thomas Price and Son assay office to the CA Sandstone and Contracting Co., 5/16/1895

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Letter from A. Wanner to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors re: fireproofing, 5/17/1895

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Letter from N.A. Comstock to Ed Martin, Santa Cruz Co., clerk, 5/24/1895

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Letter from N.A. Comstock to Linscott, 5/24/1895

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Letter from Ed Martin to Linscott, 5/26/1895

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Letter from J.A. Linscott to Monterey Co. Recorder, 5/27/1895

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Letter from J.A. Linscott to Comstock, 5/27/1895

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Letter from W.H. Pyburn, Monterey Co. Recorder to Linscott, 5/27/1895

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Letter from J.A. Linscott to San Benito Co. Recorder [includes response on same page], 5/28/1895

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Letter from J.A. Linscott to Comstock, 6/2/1895

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Bids for new courthouse construction, 7/1895

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Letter w/ bid from William Cronan to Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 7/20/1895

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Bid from Jacob Pfeiffer of Building Stone Works re: new courthouse, 7/22/1895

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"[Draft] resolution re: courthouse plans, 7/24/1895

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Bond re: N.A. Comstock, 8/5/1895

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Building contract, County of Santa Cruz with R.M. McCabe, 8/6/1895

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Architect's contract, N.A. Comstock w/ County of Santa Cruz; bond of Comstock as supervising architect, 8/6/1895

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Report from Thomas Beck, Supt. of construction on new courthouse foundation, 9/2/1895

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Letter from J.H. McKay to Board of Supervisors, 9/18/1895

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Letter from Ed Martin to Edward M. Preston; reply from Preston to Martin, 10/16/1895 and 10/21/1895

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Letter from Oscar S. Levy to the chairman of building committee of new courthouse re: doors, 10/23/1895

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Various communications relating to new courthouse, 10/24/1895

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Communication from Comstock re: self-styled superintendent of construction, 11/5/1895

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Proposition of Hall Safe and Lock Co to furnish vault, 11/6/1895

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Report on change in plans as to vault in new courthouse, 11/6/1895

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Letter from David N. Hawley to J.A. Linscott, 11/8/1895

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Letter from W.A. Huddact for David N. Hawley to F.M. Pray, 11/8/1895

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Agreement and Specification for Treasurer's vault in new courthouse, 11/11/1895

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Cover letter from N.A. Comstock to J.A. Linscott re: drawings for vaults, 11/12/1895

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Note from Linscott to Martin, 11/14/1895

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Communication from N.A. Comstock to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 11/14/1895

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Letter from E.L. Fitzgerald to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors re: laborers complain, 11/29/1895

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Letter from Ed Martin to E.L. Fitzgerald, labor commissioner re: 8 hour day, 12/2/1895

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Certification by N.A. Comstock and Thomas Beck of courthouse construction, 12/7/1895

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Proposal by B.P. Abrahamson for ventilating new courthouse, ca. 1895

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Certificate of N.A. Comstock as to third payment on the new courthouse, 1/23/1896

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Letter from Thomas Beck to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors re: defective construction, 2/10/1896

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Letter from Thomas Beck to McCabe, 2/14/1896

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Dismissal of N.A. Comstock as supervising architect; placing Thomas Beck as supervising architect, 2/20/1896

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Bond of Thomas Beck as supervising architect of the new courthouse, 2/21/1896

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Acceptance of change of iron works - McCabe et al., 2/26/1896

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Communication from N.A. Comstock to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 2/27/1896

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Agreement between Beck and the County of Santa Cruz, 3/2/1896

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Letter from Thomas Beck to McCabe, 3/4/1896

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Letter from Hall's Safe and Lock Works to Linscott, ca. 3/12/1896

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Letter from Thomas Beck to R.M. McCabe, contractor, 4/3/1896

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Relating to assignment of R.M. McCabe to City Bank, 4/6/1896

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Relating to claims against contractor McCabe, 5/1896

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Statement of Western Iron Works re: new courthouse, 5/2/1896

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Notice to Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors by R.M. McCabe, 5/4/1896

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Statement of Edward Gilleran re: new courthouse, 5/7/1896

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Communication to R.M. McCabe in regard to roof, from Board of Supervisors, 5/7/1896

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Claim of Heath and Byrne Bros. re: Santa Cruz Co. courthouse construction, 5/7/1896

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Statement of Gilleran re: Santa Cruz Co. courthouse construction, 5/7/1896

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Letter from Thomas Beck to R.M. McCabe, 5/8/1896, 5/11/1896

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Statement of Grover-Cunningham Mill and Lumber Co. re: Santa Cruz Co. courthouse construction, 5/22/1896

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Letter from Moffat, J.C., mgr. of CA Sandstone and Constr. Co. to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 5/28/1896

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Relating to claims against contractor R.M. McCabe, May-June 1896

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Resolution to cancel contract of courthouse with R.M. McCabe, 6/6/1896

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Notice of Sheriff Milton Besse re: resolution delivery, 6/15/1896

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Letter from Fred H. Gray to J.A. Linscott, 7/13/1896

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Letter from Beck to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 7/20/1896

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T.M. Humphrey, V.P. of C.F. Weber and Co. - San Francisco re: furniture bid for courthouse, 8/1/1896

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Dugan Bros. - San Francisco proposal for hot water heating apparatus for the Santa Cruz Co. courthouse, 9/7/1896

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Bills of Edward B. Hindes and Co., 9/17/1896; 10/2/1896

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Memorandum from Edward B. Hindes to J.A. Linscott, 10/1/1896

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Letter from Thomas Beck to the Santa Cruz Co. Board of Supervisors, 10/31/1896, 12/6/1896

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Wallace Benjamin Drew, notice of estray animal on his property at Felton, CA., 11/16/1897

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Dennis P. Paschall, notice of estray animal on his property at Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz, Co., CA., 5/5/1906

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Harry A. Howland, notice of estray animal at Fox Ranch on Kings Creek, Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz, CA., 9/7/1908

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Artellan, Matilde. Certification of cattle brand, Monterey County, CA., 11/20/1908

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Report of Perry M. Andrews as to condition of couthouse and Sheriff's office [following earthquake], 10/28/1926

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Report of Wm. H. Weeks, architect, relative to the proposition of repairing courthouse, 9/1927

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Report of advisory committee appointed 25 Jan. 1927 re: enlarging courthouse, 9/27/1927

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Articles of Agreement, Co. of Santa Cruz and W.H. Weeks re: repairing courthouse, 9/29/1927

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Detailed report of A.A. Horton, county purchasing agent, 1/30/1928

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Resolution re: unit #2 of the courthouse, Charles Butner, architect; Albert Roller, 1/22/1945

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Official copies of the grant, maps, proceedings, and testimony re: ownership and transfer of Rancho San Andreas. Includes the will of Joaquin Castro, Sr., n.d.

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Hispaniar Rex Carolus III D.G. ... Sello Tercero VN Real Anos de Mil Setecientos Noventa y Noventa. Dios de ezra Real Provicion, 1790

Note

Note:Bound 6 page pamphlet, ink stamped with seal, reads: on verso: Bought in Old Market House Haarlem Holland by N.H. and Emma Pearson Lamprecht
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El C. Manuel Micheltorena General de Brigada - Early Spanish printed proclamation, 9/3/1844

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Indenture between Wm. and Maria Antonia Bocle and Joseph Majors, 1850

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E.W. Colt et al. - Bond of the Trustees of San Joaquin County, 8/18/1853

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W.W. Broughton - The undersigned, the Committee appointed by the District Court, 8/19/1861

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Resignation of Paul De Kock as constable 1862

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The People of the State of CA vs Pedro Lorinzana, 4/3/1865-4/18/1865

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The People of the State of CA vs Jose Rodriquez, 7/19/1865-8/8/1865

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The People vs Ah Tong, Sang Hoo, and Ah Tek, charged with the murder of James Wood, 8/9/1865-12/16/1865

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People vs Pedro Juarez, 8/29/1865

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The People vs Rodriquez, 4/22/1868

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The People vs John Reardon 9/8/1870

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The People vs S.J. Frues, 4/14/1871-4/17/1871

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G.K. and B.F. - Porter vs Curren, 7/20/1872

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The People vs Catherine Boyle, 7/2/1872

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Blochman vs Call, 2/1/1878

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Last will and testament of Rafael Castro, 3/5/1878

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Bank of Santa Cruz vs Val Patent Shingle Machine and Manufacturing Co., 4/22/1878

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Garcia Julian vs L. Curtis, 5/17/1878

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J.S. Green acknowledges N.W. Cale redeemed property, 7/11/1878

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Estray animal notice - Richard Gray, 7/22/1878

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Thomas Groome - Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, 1/20/1879

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William J. Jeter. - Application to practice law, 2/20/1879

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Articles of incorporation Santa Cruz Fruit Packing Co., 11/7/1921

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Historical address of Gen. M.G. Vallejo - clipping from The Sonoma Democrat vol. XIX no. 38., 7/8/1876

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Letter to J.B. Randal on H.T. Holmes Company letterhead - Three or four years past, 1/19/1880

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Letter to Mr. [Jay] Dwiggins from C.W. [Warren] Stoddard; Congress Springs, 9/13/1906

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Letter to [Jay Dwiggins] from C.W. Stoddard; Monterey, CA., 6/11/1907

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Letter to [Jay Dwiggins] from C.W. Stoddard; Monterey, CA, 12/1/no year

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Grant: Adna and Margaret Hecox and Silas and Susanna Bennett to the Methodist Episcopal Church, 3/4/1853

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El Brig Governador de Esta Jurisdiccion, 7/10/1859

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Argument Murphy Hihn and McGary, 4/18/1861

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Redwood Park, Ben Lomond, Ca. "Something About It" - pamphlet, ca. 1901

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Letters Patent - John Beeding, Grant of 16th and 17th sections school lands, San Mateo County, Ca., 2/18/1904

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Rowardennan Redwood Park Co.: 4 stock certificates; inventory of certificates, 1907,1930

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Superior Court of the State of Ca. County of Alameda - appointment of Cordelia Bishop Alderson as administratrix of the will of Edgar Bishop, 5/6/1929

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J.H. Robinson sales map of subdivision no. 2; Ben Lomond Redwood Park, Rowardennan Redwood Park Co., 11/22/1911

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Chapman, Trefethen, Richards, attorneys to Stella McIntyre; registered envelope, 10/21/1930

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Letter to Miss Stella McIntyre c/o Chas. B. Younger from Peter D. Bohn, 11/15/1932

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"A Century of Redwood Lumbering" by Emanuel Fritz, professor of forestry, Univ. of CA., 5/1950

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Santa Cruz Superior Court records, 1834-1856

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San Lorenzo Quicksilver Mining Co. - mining claim, 7/21/1869

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The Quicksilver Mining Co. - reports and exhibits, 2/25/1874

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Letter from John C. Goodwin, "Our mutual friends, Senator Perkins and Mr. J. C. Logan" from Thomas Beck, Watsonville, Ca., 2/25/1875

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Quicksilver Mining Co. - 3 stock certificates, 6/30/1877, 7/7/1877

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Quicksilver Mining Co. - 4 stock certificates, 3/19/1909

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Flyer to Miss Lila F. Jahant, Acampo, Ca.; Mt. Hermon Annual Summer Conference, 8/7/1917-8/14/1917

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Williams vs Longley, 7/24/1849

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Will of Hannah Cathcart, 1/17/1865

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Specifications for plastering Jack's school house, n.d.

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Early mission document re: Pedro Martinez, 2/23/1811

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Early mission document re: Pedro Martinez, Colegio de San Fernando, Mexico, 11/30/1812