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Las Animas Rancho Abstract
2008-002  
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Description
This collection consists of eight bound volumes of copies from official records and one index volume. The volumes document chains of title to lands encompased within the Las Animas Rancho in and around Gilroy.
Background
These volumes were created by the attorneys for land and cattle baron Henry Miller in preparation for the lawsuite Miller et al. v. Thomas et al., involving title to land encompassed by the Las Animas Rancho, including the town of Gilroy. The purpose of the volumes was to expedite settlement of the lawsuit by gathering together all available information about chains of title to lands involved in the dispute.
Extent
2 cubic feet
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Availability
Collection is open for research.