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Finding aid of the Escobar Family Papers C058842
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Escobar Family Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C058842
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: B001392
    Storage Unit: C058842
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 item)
    Date: unknown
    Abstract: This folder contains a list of the heirs of Mussilino (?) Escobar. It also mentions two leagues of land in "the Rancho known as San Jose".
    creator: Austin, Henry
    creator: Escobar

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Escobar Family Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Donor

    Gift of Escobar heirs, date unknown.

    Biographical/Historical note

    There is no known information about the Escobar family.

    Scope and Contents note

    This folder contains a list of the heirs of Mussilino (?) Escobar. It lists 9 heirs, including his wife, Thomasa Garcia, and the spouse of each of his heirs. It also mentions two leagues of land in "the Rancho known as San Jose", with 555 acres to each heir.
    On the back of the list is a note written by Henry Austin, 60, from Sonoma, attesting that he knew John Ransford first in Yerba Buena in "the spring" of 1839. It is unknown how the note relates to the list of heirs.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ransford, John
    Heirs
    Inheritance and succession--California.
    San Jose (Calif.)
    Yerba Buena (Calif.)