Guide to the Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers, 1839-1865

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Guide to the Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers, 1839-1865



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1839-1865
Box Number: 201, 320
Creator: Vasquez, Jose Tiburcio, 1795-1862
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Please credit California State Library.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.).
Land grants--California.
Vasquez, Jose Tiburcio, 1795-1862.

Contents

Business papers, correspondence, land grant materials, legal papers, Mission Dolores accounts, receipts, promissory notes, tax assessments.

Biography

Jose Tiburcio Vasquez was born October 14, 1795 in San Jose, California. He served as a soldier in San Francisco from about 1819 through1825. In 1839, he was granted Rancho de los Pilarcitos, 4,436 acres in San Mateo County. From 1839 through 1846 he was administrator and major domo of Mission Dolores. After the American conquest of California, he continued to reside on his rancho near Spanishtown, engaging in various farming and merchandising enterprises until his death in 1862.

Correspondents

  • Bernal, Rosario
  • Buelna, Felix
  • Fontain, Flaviano, Padre
  • Harding, J. F.
  • Hartnell, William Edward Petty, 1798-1854
  • Hinchley, William
  • Peyton, Bernard
  • Salasar, Fedoro
  • Sanchez, Francisco
  • Vasquez, Jose Tiburcio, 1795-1862

Container List

Box Box 201

Letterbook 1851-59, Mission Dolores accounts 1839-40, receipts and promissory notes 1839-65, and tax assessments 1850-62.

Box Box 320

Business papers, correspondence, legal papers, and land grant Rancho de los Pilarcitos materials 1839-63.