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Finding Aid to the Yorba-Cota Family Papers MS.1061
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Proceedings (expediente) concerning Jose Sepulveda and Teodocio Yorba. 248.L.14 circa 1840

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 8.0 pages

Scope and Contents note

Written on Aduana Maritima de Monterrey paper. Originally 10 pages, but the first two pages missing. Document includes a testimony of witnesses to show that the criminal Jose Antonio Flores escaped from jail on the night of Thursday, February 13, 1840, visited Jose Sepulveda and returned to jail again; and that Sepulveda wished to implicate Teodocio Yorba in criminal activities.
 

Petition of Hilario Barelos in behalf of Bernardo Yorba in connection with the execution of a judgment against Juan Pablo Peralta. 248.L.15 1849

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
 

Proceedings against Juan Pablo Peralta instituted by Bernardo Yorba through attorney Cota. 248.L.16 1849

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 10.0 pages
 

Letter of Leonardo Cota to the Ayuntamiento of Los Angeles suggesting securing wood supply though the planting of fences composed of living trees about all cultivated fields in the pueblo. 248.L.17 1845

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Speech written by Leonardo Cota on behalf of the Ayuntamiento of Los Angeles to some new official, apparently the Governor, assuring him the cooperation of the Ayuntamiento. 248.L.18 Undated

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 1.0 page
 

Document signed by Leonardo Cota assuming responsibility for a prisoner, Leonisio Alipaz, if released from jail. Two endorsements signed "Carillo." 248.L.19 1845

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 1.0 page
 

Document Approving a land petition, signed by Leonardo Cota. Attached to (B) a document in regard to the delay in building a house on granted land, signed by Judge Marquez. 248.L.20 1845

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
 

Conditional deed (similar to a mortgage) to Estevan Joudain, covering a vineyard; signed by Leonardo Cota on behalf of members of the Cota family. 248.L.21 1848

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
 

Note of Juan P. Peralta to Bernardo Yorba for $220.00. 248.L.22 1848

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
 

Summons to Leonardo Cota from Sheriff Barton 248.L.23 1853

Language of Material: English
 

Will of Manuela Nieto de Cota 248.L.24 1837

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Cota land survey map 248.l.25 Undated

 

Note for $100 in favor of K. Cohn & Co., signed by Leonardo Cota. 248.L.26 1887

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 page
 

Motion of Rives et als vs. Cota et al. 248.L.27 1873

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5.0 pages
 

Suit of Yves Yorba de Cota against Lewis Wolfskill for abrogation of foreclosure and damages 248.L.28 1877

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Casa de los Cotas records 248.L.29 circa 1874

Physical Description: 20.0 pages

General note

English and Spanish

Scope and Contents note

Bundle of copies of documents that consists of an abstract of title for the Casa de los Cotas in Los Angeles originally granted to Leonardo Cota on behalf of his father Guillermo Cota in 1844.
 

Report of commissioners appointed to apportion and subdivide the south half of Rancho El Rincon among the heirs of Bernardo Yorba. 248.L.30 1873

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6.0 pages
 

Deposition etc. regarding perpetuation of the testimony of Andres Dominguez 248.L.31 1873

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9.0 pages
 

Summons and complaint; Rives et als vs. Cota et als. Regarding Rancho Rincon. 248.L.32 1872

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 pages
 

Copy of affidavit to oppose writ of assistance. Lewis Wolfskill and Francisca Wolfskill vs. Leonardo Cota 248.L.33 1877

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 pages
 

Copy of a summons and complaint in partition, Andrea E. de Davila et al vs. Prudencio Yorba et al. 248.L.34 1872

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 7.0 pages
 

Quit-claim deed on Rancho La Habra; Francisca Roldan de Carillo and Juan Carillo to Leonardo Cota. 248.L.35 1875

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Package of documents and copies regarding title of Rancho La Sierra 248.L.36 circa 1888

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 24.0 pages
 

Memorandum and copies of documents referring to property granted to Guillermo Cota. 248.L.37 circa 1876

Physical Description: 15.0 pages

General note

English and Spanish

Scope and Contents note

Includes document titled "Solar y casa de Guillermo Cota," marked Miguel Cota.
 

Copy of Bernardo Yorba's will 248.L.38 1858

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 pages
 

Copy of power of attorney of N. Gutierrez to Francisco Figueroa with regard to Rancho Los Alamitos and the vina of San Gabriel, to liquidate accounts with managers thereof. 248.L.39.1 1840

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 1.0 page
 

Copy of deed to Abel Stearns of Rancho Los Alamitos. 248.L.39.2 1842

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 3.0 pages
 

Copy of decree of Subgefatura Politica 248.L.40 1874

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 4.0 pages

Scope and contents

Located in the northern part of Baja California. Document declares the cession of land in Valle San Rafael by Augustin Mancilla to Raymundo Yorba to be null and void.
 

Conditional bill of sale (in effect a chattel mortgage) of horses Raymundo Cota to Jose Antonio Machado. Time, 3 months. Horses redeemed and transferred to Leonardo Cota. 248.L.41 1852

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 3.0 pages
 

Military tax receipt to Leonardo Cota (50 cents). 248.L.42 1857

Language of Material: English
 

Letter of Prudencio Yorba to Leonardo Cota. 248.L.43 1862

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 1.0 page
 

Four tax receipts to Maria Antonia Cota 248.L.44 1853-1855

Language of Material: English
 

Memoranda on deeds and other material 248.L.45 circa 1871

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 3.0 pages
 

Map of property of Ynez Yorba de Cota 248.L.46 Undated

Language of Material: English
 

Note in favor of J. B. Durkee signed by Ynez Yorba de Cota and C. J. Cota. $6,000.00. 248.L.47 1892

Language of Material: English
 

Note in favor of Richard Gird signed by Wm Meredith and Maggie L. Meredith. $160.00. 248.L.48 1887

Language of Material: English
 

Bill to Leonardo Cota for barbed wire and staples. 248.L.49 1884

Language of Material: English
 

Express receipt to Leonardo Cota 248.L.50 1886

Language of Material: English
 

Subpoena 248.L.52 1859

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Document only includes part of the subpoena.
 

Bond of Leonardo Cota as guardian of Genovia Cota to Prudencio Yorba and Raymundo Yorba for the sum of $10,000.00 248.L.53 1859

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Mortgage for Ynez Yorba de Cota to Louisa Meyers in the amount of $1,000 248.L.54 1888

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 pages
 

Certificate of redemption of real estate to Guadalupe Grasalbra. 248.L.55 1894

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Mortgage, Inez Yorba de Cota and G. J. Cota to J. B. Durkee; portion of Rancho La Sierra, $6,000 248.L.56 1892

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 pages
 

Mortgage, Inez Yorba de Cota and G. J. Cota to Wm. Cavanaugh. $2, 200.00. 248.L.57 1891

Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Mortgage, Leonardo Cota and Ynez Yoruba de Cota to Cornelius Jensen. Part of Rancho El Rincon, $7,183 248.L.58 1881

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Agreements with regard to the operations of J.P. Olivera, G. J. Cota and C. C. Grove for liquidating claims on Los Nietos Rancho. 248.L.59 1897

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

Consists of three agreements.
 

Abstract of sheriff's fees and tax collections. 248.L.60.1 1870 July 19

Physical Description: 3.0 pages

General note

English and Spanish
 

Cota genealogy 248.L.60.2 circa 1862

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
 

Typed copy of a document 248.L.60.3 circa 1862

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 3.0 pages

Scope and Contents note

Document also includes notes written in pencil.
 

Capitulo V. De Los Abrogados 248.L.60.4 circa 1862

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 5.0 pages
 

Photostats of documents signed by Bernardo Yorba 248.L.60.5 1850

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 2.0 pages
 

Nombres de los Hijos del finado Guillermo Cota 248.L.61

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 3.0 pages
 

Ley Organizando La Corta Suprema de Mexico, y Relative a Los Abogados by Leonardo Cota 248.L.62

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description: 12.0 pages

Scope and Contents note

Also includes cover sheet.