Three volumes containing records, in Spanish, documentin g the governance of the southern portion of Alta California from
the Mexican Constitution of 1824 through the
creation of the Los Angeles Prefecture in 1837 and the conquest by the United States in 1846 to the California State Constitution
3 volumes (in 6 boxes) + photostat reproduction (3 boxes)
These records are the property of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
(which retains a copy for the use of the general public), and were put on long term
deposit at the Huntington in 1938 through the offices of the Historical Society of
Southern California. Please contact the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
with any questions concerning permission to publish or reproduce any of the records.
The original volumes do not circulate due to their fragile condition.
Photostatic copies open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department.
For more information, contact Reader Services. For more information, contact Reader Services.
A full copy of the volumes is available to the general public at the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office.