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Guide to the Rancho de la Nacion Collection MS 280
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Box-folder 1:1

Mexican land grants, 1843 July 3–1847 September 14

Includes:

Original English translation of Juan Forster’s land petition and grant from the Mexican government for Rancho de la Nacion, July 3, 1843.
Box-folder 1:2

U.S. land grants, 1852 November 6–1872 September 16

Includes:

Juan Forster petition (no. 460) to U.S. Board of Land Commissioners for Rancho de la Nacion, including witness statements by Santiago Arguello and Andres Pico, November 6, 1852.
“Abstract of Title to Rancho de la Nacion situated in the County of San Diego as appears from the Records of said County,” October 6, 1869.
Original deed to Rancho de la Nacion signed over from Francois Pioche to Frank and Warner Kimball, July 8, 1871 (in Oversize Collections D4)
Box-folder 1:3

U.S. land grants, 1906 February 3

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“Abstract of Title for Lot Twenty-Five (25) of Quarter Section One Hundred and Thirty-nine (139) of Chula Vista, County of San Diego, State of California,” February 3, 1906.
Box-folder 1:4

Land surveys, 1868 August 6–1872 October 5

Includes:

Handwritten copy of Field Notes from the Official Survey of Rancho de la Nacion by George S. Morrill, August 6, 1868.
Box-folder 1:5

Property mortgages and taxes, 1854 November 11–1868 June 18

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Handwritten copy of Mortgage to Rancho de la Nacion for Juan Forster, financed by Samuel Mofs, November 11, 1854.
Original property tax claim form for Pioche, Bayerque & Co. claiming Rancho de la Nacion and Rancho de San Felipe, July 21, 1864.
Box-folder 1:6

Maps, 1845 December 30 and undated

Includes:

Two maps of Rancho de la Nacion, different views, undated (encapsulated).