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Finding Aid to the Manuel de Jesús Castro papers, 1836-1863
BANC MSS C-B 483  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Partial List of Correspondents and/or Signers of Documents

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Manuel de Jesús Castro Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1836-1863
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 483
    Creator: Castro, Manuel de Jesús, 1821-
    Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Papers concerning family and business matters, especially transactions involving cattle and land. Also included: papers re his military command in Baja California, and the estate of his father, Jose Simeon Juan Nepomuceno Castro.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Manuel de Jesús Castro papers, BANC MSS C-B 483, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Related Collections

    • Title: Documentos para la historia de California,
      Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS C-B 51-52

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Forms part of the Robert Ernest Cowan Collection.

    Scope and Content

    This collection of documents supplements the collection of Castro papers obtained by H. H. Bancroft. It contains materials relating to family and business matters, especially transactions involving cattle and land. Also included are papers relating to the estate of Josi Simesn Juan Nepomuceno Castro and documents concerning Manuel Castro's military command in Baja California. The provenance of the papers is uncertain; they may have been part of the Cowan Collection. The documents, housed in three boxes, are arranged chronologically, with the exception of some accounts and land papers in Box 3 which have been placed in related groups. A calendar of the documents and an index of correspondents and/or signers of documents follow.

    Partial List of Correspondents and/or Signers of Documents

    Abadie, Carlos Folder no. 60
    Abrego, José, 1813-1878 Folder no. 261
    Adams & Co. Folder no. 332
    Aguilar, Gabino, 1816- Folder no. 73
    Aguirre, José Antonio, 1793-1854 Folder no. 325
    Alirre, Agustín Folder no. 310
    Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno, 1803-1869 Folder no. 15
    Alvarado, Juan Folder no. 127
    Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882 Folders no. 9, 188, 230, 250
    Alvarado, Tomása (Pico) Folders no. 66, 69, 226
    Alvarez, Santa María Folder no. 314
    Alzina, F. Folder no. 104
    Amador, Loreto Folder no. 118
    Ames, John Judson, 1821-1861 Folder no. 111
    Arana, Francisco Folder no. 145
    Arce, Francisco Casimiro, 1821-1878 Folder no. 196, 206, 211, 273, 342
    Arce, José Ignacio Folder no. 88
    Arce, Ventura Folders no. 45, 47, 65
    Argüello, Luis Antonio Folder no. 133
    Argüello, Santiago, 1791-1862 Folders 97, 128
    Argüello, Santiago E., 1813-1857 Folders 28, 46, 89
    Avila, Miguel, 1796-1874 Folders 229, 252, 267
    Ayala, Juan Nepomuceno, 1814- Folder no. 25
    Bandini, Juan, 1800-1859 Folder no. 85
    Berreyesa, José de los Santos Folder no. 208
    Berreyesa, María Zacarías (Bernal) (Mrs. José de los Reyes Berreyesa) Folder no. 155, 256
    Bona, Tomás Folder no. 59, 113, 117, 119, 122-123, 132, 174
    Botiller, María de la Luz (Morales) (Mrs. José Antonio Botiller) Folder no. 49
    Buelna, María Joséfa Folder no. 184
    Cantua, Juan Ignacio Folder no. 183
    Carrera, Rodolfo Folder no. 157
    Castillo, Loreto Folder no. 162
    Castillo Negrete, Francisco Javier del Folder no. 110, 139
    Castro, Francisco, 1832- Folder no. 237, 278
    Castro, José, 1810-1860 Folder no. 107, 338
    Castro, José Antonio, 1830 Folder no. 102, 167, 232, 340
    Castro, José Francisco Folder no, 340
    Castro, Juan Bautista, 1835- Folder no. 340
    Castro, Manuel, 1824-1853 Folder no. 328
    Castro, Manuel de Jesús, 1821- Folder no. 10-12, 42, 51-52, 55, 64, 78, 80-81, 148-149, 235, 253, 257, 262, 279, 294, 296 -298, 301, 303, 316, 317, 319-321, 323, 335, 337, 339-341, 343-344
    Castro, Manuel R. Folder no. 114
    Castro, María Antonia (Pico), d. 1884 (Mrs. José Simeón Juan Nepomuceno Castro) Folder no. 116, 152, 337
    Cervantes, A. León Folder no. 182
    Chabolla, Antonio, 1804- Folder no. 299
    Cháves, José Antonio Folders no. 29, 125, 175-176, 178, 212
    Clarke, J. Folder no. 284
    Cleveland, W. W. Folder no. 331
    Coronel, Antonio Francisco, 1817-1893 Folder no. 58
    Cory & Spencer Folder no. 332
    Cuevas, Joséfa Folder no. 50
    Cuevas, Laureana Folder no. 50
    Dean, E. S. Folder no. 332
    Díaz, Benito Folder no. 295
    Díaz, Manuel, 1810- Folder no. 40, 54, 59, 117, 210
    Domínguez, Santiago Folder no. 56
    Dutra de Vargas, Manuel, 1822- Folder no. 266, 330
    Dye, Job Francis, 1805-1883 Folder no. 326
    Escamilla, Blas A. Folder no. 217
    Espinosa, Carlos Folder no. 82, 90
    Espinosa, José Luciano Folder no. 41, 43
    Espinosa, Rafael Folder no. 19
    Estrada, José Ramón, 1811-1845[?] Folder no. 1-2
    Ezquer, Ignacio, 1818- Folder no. 334
    Fisher, George Folder no. 218, 222
    Fisher, L. Folder no. 333
    Flores, José María, d. 1866[?] Folder no. 322
    Flores, Rosalía Folder no. 30
    Fourcade, Jean Folder no. 105
    Franklin, Lewis A. Folder no. 144
    Fuentes, Jesús Folder no. 117
    Gailhard, Frères Folder no. 332
    Gallagher, Edward Folder no. 187, 189
    García, Francisco Folder no. 183, 259
    Garner, William Robert, 1803-1849 Folder no. 3-4, 6, 325-326
    Garwood, George M. Folder no. 79
    Gastelum, Francisco Xavier Folder no. 86, 91, 134, 140
    Gliddon, George Robins, 1809-1857 Folder no. 199
    Gómez, Vicente Perfecto, 1824-1884 Folder no. 16, 165, 168, 185, 202, 264, 318
    González, José Rafael Folder no. 31, 326
    González, Luis Folder no. 104
    González, Teodoro, 1806-1880[?] Folder no. 7, 288
    Graham, Isaac, d. 1863 Folder no. 344
    Gregory, D. S. Folder no. 154
    Hamilton, James, d. 1858 Folder no. 32
    Hepburn, H. P. Folder no. 317
    Hidalgo, Manuel S. Folder no. 101
    Honsemberger, Peter Folder no. 92, 115, 117, 172
    Howard, William Davis Merry, 1819-1856 Folder no. 330
    Howard & Kemp Folder no. 332
    Hugues, Maríano Folder no. 240
    Huse, Charles E. Folder no. 160
    Islas, Jesús Folder no. 239
    Jofré, Javier Folder no. 333
    Johnson, U. S. Folder no. 331
    Jouan, Auguste Folder no. 76
    Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858 Folder no. 325, 327, 329-330
    Lataillade, Cesáreo, 1819-1849 Folder no. 325
    Laurent, Victorine Folder no. 263, 280, 293
    Lawton, Charles W. Folder no. 61
    Leguizamont, M. Folder no. 270
    Lerega, C. Folder no. 115, 124
    López, Francisco Folder no. 286
    Losa, Carlos Folder no. 59, 75, 120-121
    Lucero, Dolores Folder no. 59
    Luco, José L. Folder no. 311
    McFarland, J. P. Folder no. 331
    Machado, Juan Folder no. 63
    McKinlay, Garrioch & Co. Folder no. 331
    Magruder, John Bankhead, 1810-1871 Folder no. 130
    Maldonado, José María, 1798- Folder no. 1
    Maldonado, Juan Folder no. 53
    Mansilla y Gamboa, Agustín Folder no. 93
    Marriott & Wheeler, San Francisco Folder no. 307
    Marrón, Juan María d. 1856 Folder no. 74
    Martínez, Máximo, 1790- Folder no. 99
    Mayer, J. Folder no. 331
    Mayoralgo, Potenciano Folder no. 24
    Mendivil, Ramón Folder no. 312, 340
    Mendoza, Juan Bautista Folder no. 61, 126
    Merritt, Josiah Folder no. 26, 106, 136, 141, 161, 340, 344
    Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853 Folder no. 341
    Moerenhout, Jacques Antoine, 1796-1879 Folder no. 304
    Montenegro, Eugenio Folder no. 243, 325
    Monterey Co., Calif. Sheriff Folder no. 100
    Monza, Joaquín Folder no. 166
    Moreno, José Matías, 1817-1869 Folder no. 58, 70, 219
    Morillo, Basilia Folder no. 22
    Muñoz, Petra Folder no. 238
    Neilson, José R. Folder no. 223
    Nieto, Juan de Dios Folder no. 33
    Osuna, Julio Folder no. 84
    Pacific Express Company Folder no. 333
    Packard, Albert Folder no. 170, 181, 186, 200, 233
    Paredes, Eugenio Folder no. 36
    Perdiguel, Francisco Folder no. 38
    Pérez Vidal, Andrés Folder no. 245
    Pico, Adrés, 1810-1876 Folder no. 203, 275
    Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869 Folder no. 159, 163, 169, 173, 177, 179, 192, 194, 197-198, 201, 204-205, 207, 209, 213-214, 220-221, 224, 228, 231, 248, 251, 265, 268, 271, 274, 282-283, 285, 289-290, 302, 306, 309, 343
    Pico, Francisco Folder no. 292, 300, 305
    Pico, José de Jesús, 1807- Folder no. 129, 242
    Ramírez, Anastasio Folder no. 131
    Ramírez, Juan, 1807- Folder no. 83
    Rico, Francisco, 1820[?]- Folder no. 215, 236, 241, 247-247, 340-341
    Ríos, Santiago Folder no. 58
    Roach, William, d. 1866 Folder no. 331
    Rodríguez, Gerónima Folder no. 23
    Rodríguez, Manuel Folder no. 281
    Rodríguez, Sebastián;, 1786-ca. 1854 Folder no. 18
    Roldán, Joséfa (Castro) Folder no. 20-21
    Romero, José E. Folder no. 104
    Romero, Maríano Folder no. 161
    Rosa Villavicencio, José Folder no. 72
    Ruiz, María Salvadora Folder no. 62
    Ruiz Escajadillo, J. Folder no. 138
    Ryan, Francisco E. Folder no. 135
    St. Francis Hotel Folder no. 332-333
    St. Francis Restaurant Folder no. 333
    Saiz, José Domingo Folder no. 87, 96, 112
    Salinas, María Lorenza Folder no. 39
    San Diego Herald Folder no. 111
    San Francisco Herald Folder no. 333
    Sánchez, Antonia M. Folder no. 225
    Sánchez, Rafael Folder no. 48, 67, 71, 142, 216, 249, 254, 258, 260, 269, 272, 291, 344
    Sasuete, Domingo Folder no. 13-14
    Sawyer, Frederic A. Folder no. 277
    Sepúlveda, José, 1802-1875 Folder no. 227
    Sepúlveda, José Dolores Folder no. 255
    Serrano, José Antonio Folder no. 137
    Shaw, Thomas, d. ca. 1866 Folder no. 325
    Soberanes, Francisco Folder no. 336
    Soberanes, Maríano G. Folder no. 340
    Soberanes, Tomás Antonio Folder no. 57
    Soto, Francisco Folder no. 5
    Soto, Manuel Folder no. 150
    Sotomayor, Vicente Folder no. 44
    Spence, David, 1798-1875 Folder no. 8, 326, 329
    Spooner, Samuel B. Folder no. 94, 95, 98
    Stokes, James Folder no. 325
    Tehama House Folder no. 331-332
    Thompson, Alpheus Basil, 1795-1869 Folder no. 325
    Tomásevich, Pedro Folder no. 190
    Townsend, Narcissa Folder no. 151
    Tracy, Peter Folder no. 344
    U. S. Commission for Ascertaining and Settling Private Land Claims in California Folder no. 218, 222
    Urquidez, Tomás Folder no. 244
    Valdés, Juan Folder no. 276
    Vallejo, Maríano Guadalupe, 1807-1890 Folder no. 287
    Vargas, Anastasio Folder no. 328
    Vázquez, Bernardino Folder no. 327
    Vázquez, Pedro Folder no. 328
    Vera, Braulio Folder no. 180
    Vidal, J. P. Folder no. 68
    Villavicencio, Rudesindo Folder no. 77
    Wall, Isaac B. Folder no. 327
    Watson, James, 1803-1863 Folder no. 325, 329-330
    Watson, John H. Folder no. 195
    Wierzbicki, Felix Paul, 1815-1860 Folder no. 398
    Wilkins, Henry Folder no. 317
    Zaldo, Ramón de Folder no. 108-109, 146, 153, 156, 158, 164, 171, 234
    Zúñiga, Tomás Folder no. 17