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Guide to the Thomas and Ellen Bush Family Papers MS 241
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Bush family legal papers, 1867 June–1887 March

Includes:

Will and Testament for Thomas Bush, June 13, 1867
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Bush family deeds, 1873 June–1897 August and undated

Includes:

Redemption of Real Estate Certificate and receipts for Horton’s Addition, December 24, 1891
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Bush family finances, 1871 August–1889 July

Includes:

Property Tax receipt, December 4, 1886 (in Oversize Collections D4)
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Ellen Bush professional documents, 1873 March–1896 October

Includes:

Letter of recommendation for Ellen Bush from E.J. Louis for teaching position, October 6, 1896
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Thomas Bush professional documents (some in Spanish), 1858–1897

Includes:

Testimonial regarding Thomas Bush’s store in Baja California by R.K. Porter, 1858 (in Spanish)
California Attorney and Counselor License for Thomas Bush, October 1, 1879
Farewell letter from friends in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, October 3, 1887
Thomas Bush Notary Public Certificate, May 6, 1897 (in Oversize Collections D4)
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School Board of Trustees, 1869–1910

Includes:

List of Delinquent Purchasers of School Lands (in Oversize Collections D4)
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Miscellanea: land grants and homesteads, 1880-1927

Includes:

Land Grant for Isaac Friedlander, East of Mt. Diablo, May 15, 1869 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Land Grant for Jacob Bergman, San Bernardino meridian, October 10, 1879 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Land Grant for Samuel Basserman, San Bernardino meridian, April 10, 1882 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Land Grant for William Fitzsimmons, San Bernardino meridian, July 30, 1891 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Land Grant for Samuel Basserman, San Bernardino meridian, June 28, 1895 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Land Grant for E.C. Hinkle, Mt. Diablo region, July 20, 1927 (in Oversize Collections D4)
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Miscellanea: mortgages and deeds, 1867–1889

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Miscellanea: mortgages and deeds, 1891 January–1925 January

Includes:

Mortgage for A.D. and Helen M. Salisbury, near Mission Rancho, November 25, 1890 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Mortgage for Mary M. Clark, W.A. and Jane Darris, Horton’s Addition, May 11, 1893 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Mortgage Coupon Bond for James Rutherford, San Diego, December 15, 1893 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Mortgage for Aylmer and Elizabeth Keith, San Diego, June 28, 1895 (in Oversize Collections D4)
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Miscellanea, 1873 May–1894 October

Includes:

Agreement and Declaration of Marriage, J.B. Westgate, Jr. and Annie Drobui, February 28, 1893
Warrant for arrest for Mrs. Annie Westgate, October 25, 1894
Official Appointment Document of Patrick O’Neill as San Diego Postmaster, May 10, 1873 (in Oversize Collections D4)
List of Dead over 21 years of age, 1887-1890 (in Oversize Collections D4)