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Finding Aid of the Halleck, Peachy & Billings Records
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Various Cases

Box 1, Folder 1

Letters from Halleck, Peachy, & Billings to various persons, 1855-60.

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 2

Letters from Frederick Billings to Alfred Barstow, 1866-69.

Physical Description: (24 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 3

Frederick Billings - papers relating to his official appointments, 1848-55.

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 4

Letters from A.C. Bradford to Halleck, Peachy & Billings, 1857-58.

Physical Description: (9 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 5

Letters from R.O. McMurray to Halleck, Peachy and Billings, 1851-53.

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 6

Letters from various persons to Halleck, Peachy & Billings, 1849-60.

Physical Description: (34 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 7

City of San Francisco: claim to Pueblo Lands, prosecuted before the Land Commission - correspondence and papers, 1834-54.

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 8

John A. Sutter, Jr: sale of Sacramento property to Archibald Peachy - papers, 1839, 1848-49.

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 9

Mary H. Machett vs. Stephen W. Tichenor - correspondence and papers, 1842-52.

Physical Description: (7 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 10

U. S. Marine Hospital, Rincon Point - correspondence relating to, 1847-57.

Physical Description: (25 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 11

Alcalde Levanworth: grants of San Francisco property - papers, 1849-52.

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 12

Henry Hill vs. Charles Botts - correspondence and papers, 1849-55.

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 13

Henry Hill vs. Charles Botts - correspondence and papers, 1856-59.

Physical Description: (25 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 14

Thomas W. Hardy estate - correspondence and papers, 1850-68.

Physical Description: (19 pieces)
Box 1, Folder 15

Street assessment cases, San Francisco - papers, 1851 and n.d.

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 1

Daniel C. Callahan, property in Sacramento - mortgages and other papers, 1851-62.

Physical Description: (26 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 2

Joaquin Carrillo et al., claimants for Rancho Llano de Santa Rosa - papers, 1852-60.

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 3

Rancho Jesus Maria: claim of John G. Parish, James M. Harkin, et al. - papers, 1854-55.

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 4

Rancho La Visitacion Cañada de Guadalupe y Rodeo Viejo, 1854-59.

Physical Description: (4 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 5

Rancho Refugio: claim of Juan and Francisco Bolcoff [no.214 (Land Commission)] - papers, ca. 1855.

Physical Description: (4 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 6

Noah E. Smith vs. William F. Roelofson, involving the latter's interest in the Union Mining and Trading Company, Starr, Binsley & Company, Sacramento, and F. Vassault & Company, San Francisco - depositions on Roelofson's behalf and other papers, 1855-56.

Physical Description: (11 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 7

William A. Pfeiffer - mortgage papers, 1855-60.

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 8

C. Morrill vs. G.R. Garretson: reclamation against Garretson's account - correspondence and papers, 1856-59.

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
Box 2, Folder 9

Grant Hudson vs. Northern et al. - depositions and testimony, 1856-59.

Physical Description: (1 vol.)
Box 2, Folder 10

David C. Broderick estate: claims of David Hawkes Broderick and John Broderick - correspondence and papers, 1856-60.

Physical Description: (8 pieces)
Box 3, Folder 1

Accounts, notes, receipts, etc., 1849-60.

Physical Description: (22 pieces)
Box 3, Folder 2

Articles and reports relating to land titles, land law, transportation and trade in sparsely settled areas of the West, mining claims, and a list of a U.S. Grand Jury in San Francisco.

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
 

Various Legal Matters Handled by Halleck, Peachy & Billings

Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence and papers, 1851-58.

Physical Description: (47 pieces)
Box 3, Folder 4

Correspondence and papers, 1859-61 and n.d.

Physical Description: (21 pieces)
Box 3, Folder 5

Journals, n.d.

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
 

Land Claims - Memoranda and Abstracts, Chiefly in Halleck's Handwriting, Transactions ca. 1835-55, no.1-172

Note

(Some numbers missing)
Box 3, Folder 6

no.1-54.

Physical Description: (50 pieces)
Box 3, Folder 7

no.55-100.

Physical Description: (45 pieces)
Box 3, Folder 8

no.101-172.

Physical Description: (45 pieces)
 

Almaden Claim 1848-60

Box 4, Folder 1

Halleck, Peachy & Billings - letters sent, 1858-60.

Physical Description: (31 pieces)
Box 4, Folder 2

Letters between, various persons, including some to Halleck, Peachy & Billings, 1848-60.

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
Box 4, Folder 3

Legal papers concerning the case, 1847-59.

Physical Description: (16 pieces)
Box 4, Folder 4

Argument for the claim - manuscript draft.

Physical Description: (253 pieces)
Box 4, Folder 5

Argument for the claim - manuscript draft of the printed argument.

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
 

The William Alexander Leidesdorff & Joseph Libbey Folsom Estates

Box 5, Folder 1

G.W. Granniss. Memorandum relating to the Leidesdorff Estate.

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
 

Working Papers of Halleck, Peachy & Billings Regarding the Settlement of the Two Estates, Containing, Manuscript Notes, etc.

Box 5, Folder 2

1850-51.

Physical Description: (18 pieces)
Box 5, Folder 3

1851-56.

Physical Description: (29 pieces)
Box 5, Folder 4

1857-63.

Physical Description: (24 pieces)
 

Legal Documents, Agreements, etc., Concerning the two Estates

Box 5, Folder 5

1847-50.

Physical Description: (37 pieces)
Box 5, Folder 6

1851.

Physical Description: (15 pieces)
Box 5, Folder 7

1852.

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
Box 5, Folder 8

1853-54.

Physical Description: (7 pieces)
 

Papers Concerning the Leidesdorff Estate

 

Correspondence

Box 6, Folder 1

Letters from William A. Leidesdorff to various persons, 1846-47.

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 2

Letters from Francisco Guerrero to Leidesdorff, 1846.

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 3

Letters from Thomas Oliver Larkin to Leidesdorff, 1845-46.

Physical Description: (2 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 4

Letters from John B. Montgomery to Leidesdorff, 1846.

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 5

Letters from Stephen Smith to Leidesdorff, 1847-48.

Physical Description: (4 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 6

Letters from various persons to Leidesdorff, 1846-48.

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
 

Legal Documents

Box 6, Folder 7

1854-55.

Physical Description: (17 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 8

1856-59.

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
 

Accounts and Bills, Mainly Relating to the Leidesdorff Estate

Box 6, Folder 9

1841-47.

Physical Description: (27 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 10

1848.

Physical Description: (65 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 11

1849.

Physical Description: (47 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 12

1850-51 and n.d.

Physical Description: (21 pieces)
 

Papers Concerning the Folsom Estate

 

Letters from Joseph L. Folsom to Various Persons

Box 6, Folder 13

1849-51.

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 14

1852-54.

Physical Description: (6 pieces)
 

Letters from Various Persons to Joseph L. Folsom

Box 6, Folder 15

1849-June 1851.

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 16

July-December 1851.

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 17

1852-53.

Physical Description: (8 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 18

1854-55.

Physical Description: (14 pieces)
 

Letters Received by Halleck. Peachy, and P. Warren Van Winkle, Executors of the Estate, Relating to its Administration

Box 6, Folder 19

1850-56.

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
Box 6, Folder 20

1857-62.

Physical Description: (12 pieces)
 

American and Union Theaters, San Francisco

Box 7, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1852-55.

Physical Description: (5 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 2

Legal papers, 1854-55.

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 3

Legal papers, 1856 and n.d.

Physical Description: (13 pieces)
 

Folsom as Assistant Quarter Master, San Francisco: Settlement of Accounts

Box 7, Folder 4

Papers, 1847-52.

Physical Description: (38 pieces)
 

Tehama House Boarding House. San Francisco: Papers and Accounts

Box 7, Folder 5

1852.

Physical Description: (47 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 6

1853-54.

Physical Description: (38 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 7

1855 and n.d.

Physical Description: (36 pieces)
 

Settlement of the Folsom Estate: Bills and Accounts

Box 7, Folder 8

1848-51.

Physical Description: (61 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 9

1852-53.

Physical Description: (58 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 10

1854.

Physical Description: (42 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 11

1855.

Physical Description: (78 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 12

1856-60 and n.d.

Physical Description: (25 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 13

City, State and County taxes - various lists, 1851/52-1855/56.

Physical Description: (11 pieces)
Box 7, Folder 14

Account books, 1852-55, 1871-77.

Physical Description: (4 volumes)
Oversize Box 8

Empty strong-box (with key) which originally contained part of the Halleck, Peachy, and Billings papers.