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California Pre-Statehood Documents, 1797-1850

Physical Description: 661 documents

Scope and Content Note

Historical documents on deposit from the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors. The following documents are missing from the collection, nos. 71, 196, 368, 550, 607, 636.

Arrangement

Arranged by number 1-661
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#1 Estudilla to Branciforte comisionado, 12/3/1807

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#2 Borica to Branciforte comidionado, 1/27/1798

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#3 Sal to Gabriel Moraga, 3/27/1797

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#4 Sal to Ignacio Vallejo, 12/26/1799

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#5 Sal to Moraga, 12/14/1797

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#6 Sal to Moraga, 3/12/1799

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#7 Florencio Serrano to the Juez of the villa, 4/3/1844

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#8 Serrano to the Alcalde of Villa Branciforte, 3/28/1844

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#9 Serrano to Alcalde, 3/26/1844

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#10 Serrano to Manuel Rodriquez, first Alcalde of Branciforte, 7/12/1844

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#11 Serrano to first Alcalde of Santa Cruz, 7/16/1844

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#12 Notice of Joaquin Buelna of his election as head of the junta, 12/7/1834

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#13 Rafael Castro to Juan Gonzales, 12/12/1843

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#14 Villa accounts for year 1841, 1841

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#15 Rodriquez to Alviso, resigning as Alcalde, 7/2/1844

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#16 Proclamation by Pio Pico, 3/22/1845

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#17 Lease contract on Ano Nuevo rancho, 10/14/1844

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#18 David Spence to Branciforte Alcalde, 8/28/1835

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#19 Manuel Castro to Francisco Soria, 9/2/1845

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#20 Lease contract on Ano Nuevo rancho, 10/14/1844

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#21 Estrada to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 9/23/1841

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#22 Estrada to Juez de Paz of Santa Cruz, 8/19/1842

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#23 Jose Castro to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 1/10/1840

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#24 Jose M. Villavicencio to Juez de Paz of Santa Cruz, 7/18/1840

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#25 Estrada to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 6/7/1843

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#26 Estrada to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 6/7/1843

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#27 Estrada to --, 10/18/1836

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#28 Fragment, undated

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#29 Manuel Jimeno to Juez de Paz de Branciforte, 9/20/1839

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#30 Jose M. Villavicencio to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 7/18/1840

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#31 Script copy of proclamation from Mexico imposing an income tax, 10/23/1829

Note

Includes translation.
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#32 Jose T. Castro to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 5/28/1841

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#33 Jose T. Castro to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 3/17/1841

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#34 Jose T. Castro to Juez de Paz of Branciforte, 11/22/1840

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#35 Proclamation by Jose Castro regarding customs duties, 1/10/1840

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#36 Proclamation by Pio Pico, 3/15/1845

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#37 Serrano to Alcalde of Santa Cruz, 6/5/1844

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#38 Raymundo Carrillos to Comisionado de Branciforte, 4/9/1809

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#39 Jose Joaquin Arrillaga to Jose Rodriquez, 7/16/1807

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#40 Carrillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 1/6/1802

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#41 Carrillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 11/23/1801

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#42 Estudillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 12/2/1809

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#43 Nicolas Gutierres to Administratro of Santa Cruz, 3/2/1836

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#44 Estudillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 4/9/1811

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#45 Sal to Ignacio Vallejo, 3/17/1800

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#46 Carrillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 4/3/1802

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#47 English translation of no. 40, undated

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#48 English translation of no. 38, undated

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#49 Estudillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 5/10/1803

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#50 Estudillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 5/6/1804

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#51 Estudillo to Branciforte Comisionado, 7/6/1807

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#52 Estudillo to Branciofrte comisionado, 9/18/1809

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#53 Estudillo to Corporal Jose Rodriquez, 6/17/1811

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#54 Estudillo to Branciforte Comisionado, 5/14/1810

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#55 Carrillo to Branciforte Comisionado, 12/11/1809

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#56 Estudillo to Alcalde of Branciforte, 2/5/1826

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#57 Proclamation by Sola against burning to create new pasture, 9/15/1815

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#58 Estrada to Branciforte Alcalde concerning charges against Juan Pinto, 3/21/1823

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#59 Alcalde Pacheco of San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde returning incorrect reports for 1823, 3/30/1824

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#60 Proclamation by Echeandia barring all ports to commerce except the four presidios and San Diego, 12/22/1825

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#61 Estudillo to Branciforte Alcalde, 1/29/1826

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#62 Notice by Echeandia: Carrillo named secretary, 10/3/1826

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#63 Estudillo to Branciforte Alcalde, 9/24/1826

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#64 Estudillo to Comisionado of Branciforte, 3/16/1807

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#65 Branciforte pardon [census] for 1827, 1827

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#66 Jose Castro to Buelna, 7/9/1839

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#67 Estrada to Juez of Branciforte, 11/13/1841

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#68 David Spence to Juez Bolcoff, 3/27/1841

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#69 List of wheat collected as tithes in 1830, 1830

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#70 Complaint of Alcalde by William Barton that he had been beaten up after getting drunk, 6/29/1843

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#71 Order from Mexico on exiles of 1840, 1840

Note

No. 71 is missing; this description from the original translator's notes was found in between nos. 70 and 72
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#72 Three letters to Rafael Castro in 1843 from Jose Z. Fernandez, Nicolas Butron, and Jose Bolcoff, 1843

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#73 Order by Estrada that Buckles need not pay tax on lumber, 8/4/1842

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#74 Fr. Real to Buelna, 12/1839

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#75 Protest of foreigners to an offer by Graham of their services to governor, 9/28/1843

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#76 Notice of Jose Lorenzana to appear before Guadalupe Castro, undated

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#77 Borica to Comisionado, 3/11/1799

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#78 Sal to Moraga, 11/21/1799

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#79 Borica to Comisionado, 2/4/1799

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#80 Sal to Moraga, 10/16/1799

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#81 Micheltorena to Juez of Santa Cruz, 10/30/1844

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#82 Sal to Vallejo, 12/26/1799

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#83 Sola to Comisionado, 5/28/1817

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#84 Borica to Comandante of Branciforte, 7/27/1798

Note

Includes translation
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#85 Borica to Moraga - orders for founding Branciforte, 5/26/1797

Note

Includes translation
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#86 Borica to Comisionado, 7/20/1798

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#87 Sal to Comisionado, 10/9/1800

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#88 Sal to Moraga, 7/3/1799

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#89 Borica to Comisionado, 3/6/1799

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#90 Sal to Vallejo, 2/10/1800

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#91 Borica to Comisionado, 4/3/1799

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#92 Borica to Comiionado, 3/27/1799

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#93 Borica to Comsionado, 10/29/1798

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#94 Instructions to Comisionado of Branciforte by Gov. Pablo de Sola, 3/23/1816

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#95 Borica to Moraga, 2/4/1799

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#96 Fragment; bottom half of a letter from Carrillo to Comisionado, 7/12/1802

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#97 Gutierrez to Alcalde of Branciforte ordering horse racing without permit stopped , 10/5/1836

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#98 Proclamation from Mexico levying an income tax for approaching war, 9/3/1844

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#99 Proclamation from Mexico calling congressional elections, 6/3/1838

Note

Signature date: 1/10/1840
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#100 Estrada ordering militia company formed under Angel Castro, 12/23/1842

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#101 Estrada to Juez of Branciforte, 5/4/1842

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#102 Proclamation by Echeandia, 1/1/1826

Note

Signature date: 1/29/1826
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#103 Printed bando by Micheltorena telling of the opening of the disputacion on 8/15/1844, 8/15/1844

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#104 Fr. Real to the Branciforte Alcalde asking sale of liquor stopped on Sunday , 3/25/1839

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#105 Serrano to Alcalde of Sta Cruz concerning stopping theft of hides, 5/29/1844

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#106 Fr. Real to Buelna, Alcalde of Branciforte saying the church needs repairs , 7/16/1838

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#107 Sobranes to Alcalde auxiliary of Branciforte on transfer of prisoners, 4/14/1839

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#108 Francisco Diaz at San Juan Bautista to Santa Cruz Alcalde, 8/8/1844

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#109 Antonio Sunol at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte, 1/3/1842

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#110 Bolcoff naming Isidro Salazar Juez de campo for Branciforte, 1/1846

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#111 Bolcoff to Rafael Castro asking an Indian locked up for being disorderly, 10/9/1842

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#112 John Burton of San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde auxiliar asking that Gervasio Soto be made to pay for a horse, 4/29/1837

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#113 Rafael Castro notifying Francisco Soria to appear for an electoral Junta, 12/10/1843

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#114 Fr. Real to Buelna concerning an eloping couple, 4/12/1839

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#115 Fr. Real to Buelna concerning the priest's share of alms, undated

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#116 Fr. Real to Buelna concerning a feast day observance, undated

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#117 Dolores Pacheco at San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde, 9/28/1838

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#118 Fr. Real to Buelna saying he is not offended, 6/23/1838

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#119 Rafael Castro notifying Feliz to appear for electoral junta, 12/10/1843

Note

Identical with no. 13
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#120 Salvia Pacheco at San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde, 2/20/1833

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#121 David Spence to Branciforte Alcalde auxiliar, 6/17/1839

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#122 Jose T. Castro to Juez of Branciforte, 4/22/1841

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#123 Antonio Buelna at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte, 2/3/1842

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#124 Antonio Buelna at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte, 2/3/1842

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#125 Sobranes to Branciforte Alcalde auxiliary with directions as to criminial cases, 3/10/1838

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#126 Dolores Pacheco at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte, 11/4/1839

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#127 Fr. Jimeno to Branciforte Alcalde complaining of various things, 7/17/1831

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#128 Dolores Pacheco at San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde, 3/26/1838

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#129 Affidavit by Manuel Carion concerning theft from house of George Chapel, undated

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#130 Subscription only of sheet intended for list of tithes paid in 1842, 1842

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#131 Jose T. Castro to Juez of Branciforte, 1/21/1841

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#132 Identical with 113 and 119 but addressed to Rafael Castro, 12/1/1834

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#133 Pass signed by Ricardo Juan for the Indian Cibero to go to San Andres to work for Juan Jose Castro apparently in 1846, ca. 3/28/1846

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#134 Statement by Soria and Roman Buelna of the duties of the Juez de campo, 1/5/1845

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#135 Manuelo Jimeno to Santa Cruz Alcalde, 8/21/1845

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#136 Voters list of 1846 electing J.L. Majors Alcalde under American rule, 1846

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#137 List of tithe payers, undated

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#138 Affidavit by Jose Faustea concerning theft by a foreigner, 12/28/no year

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#139 Facundo Rodriquez in San Jose; letter to his father asking delivery of horses sold to Pena, 6/24/1846

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#140 Complaint by Guadalupe Castro to Juez Rafael Castro: the foreigner Wilson refuses to pay for a cow purchased, undated

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#141 Feliz Buelna at San Jose asking a neophyte sent there to answer robbery charges, 5/21/1844

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#142 Guterriez asking the Branciforte Alcalde to look for a deserter, 10/5/1836

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#143 Estrada to Juez of Branciforte telling of Estrada's appointment as prefect, 7/30/1841

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#144 Proclamation by Figueroa telling of election of delegate to congress and member of the diputacion, ca. 12/9/1833

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#145 Record of workmen available in Branciforte; undated but apparently prior to 1800, undated

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#146 Jose T. Castro to the Branciforte Juez asking a tithe collector named, 5/8/1841

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#147 Salvia Pacheco in San Jose asking a debtor sent to San Jose to answer a claim, 3/27/1843

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#148 Private letter from Jesus Rodriquez to Rafael Castro asking Indian labor for his wheat, undated

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#149 Esteban Munras to Branciforte Alcalde auxiliar concerning his complaints of evildoers, 10/14/1837

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#150 Manuel Jimeno to Branciforte Juez saying Santa Cruz is indebted for 200 pesos, 1/30/1840

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#151 Jose Fernanda to Branciforte Juez, 5/9/1842

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#152 Dolores Paceco at San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde referring to a horse stealing charge against Nicolas Robles, undated

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#153 Antonio Pico at San Jose to Alcalde of Santa Cruz, 3/18/1844

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#154 Affidavit by Martin Aragon before the Monterey Alcalde regarding delivery of horses for Rafael Castro, 12/14/1849

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#155 Figueroa to the prelates of the Franciscans ordering slaughter of cattle stopped, 6/6/1834

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#156 Jose T. Castro at San Juan de Castro to Juez de Paz of Branciforte regarding payments for grazing on public lands, 2/28/1841

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#157 Report of a trial of Gervasio Soto before Alcalde Joaquin Buelna on a charge of stealing a cow, 12/14/1832

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#158 Statement by Covurrubias Secretary to Gov. Pio Pico of orders received from Mexico City as to policies in California, 7/12/1845

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#159 Manuel Jimeno to the Juez de Paz of Branciforte ordering election of two alcaldes, 11/21/1843

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#160 Two rules by Bolcoff governing shooting in Branciforte. Undated but probably 1841 or 1842, ca. 1842

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#161 Two unrelated documents fastened with thread. One is a certificate by Juez Joaquin Carrillo of Santa Barbara that four horses from Rafael Castro were delivered to Don Jaime. The other is an order from Monterey concerning the estate of Fulgencio Robles, 8/10/1842; 7/1842

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#162 Marcelino Escobar in Monterey to First Alcalde of Santa Cruz, 10/12/1844

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#163 Complaint to the Alcalde by James Weeks that Isaac Graham beat him up at Zayante, 1/2/1844

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#164 Complaint to the Alcalde by Weeks that Senor MacViger assaulted Wm. Barton, 6/28/1843

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#165 Order from Monterey that four Santa Cruz citizens appear in court there concerning charges against Juan Perez, 10/26/1844

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#166 Notice from Monterey Juan Perez is being held there for trial, 10/14/1844

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#167 Statement of accounts between Graham, Williams and Chappell, 5/24/1846

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#168 Estrada in Monterey to Juez of Branciforte concerning customs duties on liquor imported by Larkin, 6/27/1843

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#169 Book of trials and municipal affairs of Branciforte Alcalde for 1833 and 1834, 1833-1834

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#170 Proceedings of the trial of Francisco Pinto for not having done right by Margarita Castro, 5/14/1838

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#171 Three unrelated documents; Jose Castro at San Juan to Juez at Branciforte concerning sale of mission forge and still 11/6/1839; Jose Castro to Juez concerning municipal tax 8/7/1839; Regulations from Jimeno in Monterey for governing affairs of Santa Cruz ex-mission 10/16/1839, 1839

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#172 Estrada at Monterey asking for recruits for Monterey company expedited, 3/7/1843

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#173 Antonio Pico at San Jose to Santa Cruz Alcalde asking return of horses belonging to Charles Weber, 3/26/1845

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#174 Rules laid down by Alcalde Bolcoff to govern the Juez de camp, 1/6/1834

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#175 Manuel Castro at Monterey to Bolcoff naming Guadalupe Castro and Roman Rodriquez first and second substitute Jueces de paz 16th of 1845 (no month given), 1845

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#176 From Estrada at Monterey to Juez fixing import duties on native brandy sent by Larkin to his store in Santa Cruz, 5/2/1843

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#177 Jimeno at Monterey to Alcalde saying instructions for his court will be sent, 1/17/1844

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#178 Branciforte municipal accounts for 1842, 1842

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#179 From in Monterey presenting a claim by Juan Juan against the estate of William Brander, 12/12/1845

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#180 Escamilla in Monterey orders Marcos Arana sent there to answer a suit by Francisco Soberanes, 3/30/1846

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#181 Petition of Amadeo Bolcoff to Blackburn for land adjoining his father's land, 4/9/1848

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#182 Jimeno at Monterey to Alcalde forbidding interference with Jose Arana or James Weekis in their work, 5/30/1844

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#183 Pacheco at San Jose to Juez saying civil establishment has no jurisdiction over the lands or belongings of the ex-mission, 2/12/1842

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#184 Letter from Francisco Perez Pacheco at San Felipe, Guadalajara, to Jose Lorenzana at Branciforte telling him to pay 20 pesos to Feliz Garibay, 3/24/1847

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#185 Result of an inquest by Bolcoff over a corpse, 12/13/1841

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#186 Trial by Rafael Castro as Juez of Juan Perez for wounding Ramon Buelna, 10/10/1842

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#187 Fernandez at Monterey to Juez saying Dodero has asked Wm. Ware compelled to carry out work contracted by the company at Zayante, 3/18/1842

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#188 List of articles left by her dead husband asked by Concepcion Salazar Robles from his father and brothers, 5/9/1842

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#189 Proclamation by Micheltorena requiring appointment of an agente de policia at all ports to register all hides exported and collect a tax as his fee, 12/31/1843

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#190 Jimeno at Monterey to first Alcalde notifying him to collect five percent tax from all wood sawyers whether by water of by hand, for support of the court and municipality, 4/30/1844

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#191 Fragment of accounts, torn, illegible and undated, undated

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#192 Torn fragment apparently of municipal accounts, 2/1843

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#193 Certificate of a hearing by Lorenzana as Juez Secundo by which Eugenio Soto is ordered to return a horse to Jose Castro, ca. 10/4/1846

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#194 Escamilla in Monterey to the Juez saying Felipe Armas has complained at a tax imposed on his store, 5/26/1846

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#195 Escamilla at Monterey to Bolcoff ordering Facundo Rodriquez pay five fanegas of wheat to William Buckle for account of Thomas Cole, 3/10/1846

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#196 is missing, undated

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#197 Salvador Munras in Monterey to Felipe Armas asking him to collect eight pesos from Jose Lorenzana, 8/24/1846

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#198 John F. Pinkham, 2nd Alcalde ordering Eugenio Soto to answer for taking a horse from Felipe Gonzales, 1/17/1850

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#199 Secretary to the government in Monterey to Alcalde saying he is sending him 10 muskets and cartridges and ordering 15 soldiers and an officer to join the Santa Cruz vecino in an expedition against Indians, 10/1/1844

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#200 Alviso as Juez de Pueblo Figueroa requiring a witness to appear in a hearing concerning Juan Perez, 2/17/1844

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#201 Circular from Monterey governing sale of hides, incomplete, ca. 1838-1839

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#202 James Williams promises to make singles at Zayante for Felipe Armas, 10/12/1846

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#203 Proclamation by Alvarado saying Carlos Carillo has been named interim governor, 12/31/1837

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#204 Statement John Swan claims 54 pesos from the estate of William Brander, 3/26/1846

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#205 List of articles lost and found in possession of Miguel Villa; undated, undated

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#206 Notice from Figueroa that some proclamation has been sent, 10/21/1834

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#207 Undated because incomplete: no. 211 is second portion of no. 207 but does not complete the document. It is statement from the Governor that Mexico City has directed him not to turn the reins of government over to Hijar, undated

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#208 Regulation by Figueroa to end cattle stealing; undated because incomplete, undated

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#209 Unsigned document saying the writer cannot comply with a request from Monterey because Rodriquez has gone to the pueblo and Robinson is gone, 2/9/1842

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#210 Three documents: the first two order search for and punishment of the culprit who burned Larkin's lumber on the Santa Cruz embarcadero; the third a proclamation by Micheltorena, undated

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#211 Continuation of no. 207, undated

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#212 Unsigned, partially complete complaint that Nicolas and Secundino Robles insulted (presumably the Alcalde), undated

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#213 Order from Manuel Castro for election of diputados, 8/2/1843

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#214 Two documents, one on the back of the first. One says Maria Galindo is of age and may go where she pleases; the other is an unsigned and undated statement of an investigation by Alcalde Alviso of insulting words by Juan Perez. The first is dated 3/31/1843; the second undated, 1843; n.d.

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#215 Notice James Forbes is appointed British vice consul at Monterey, 10/26/1843

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#216 Acknowlegement by Secundino Robles that he owes a heifer to Jesus Lorenzana, 3/10/1847

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#217 Instructions as to handling Indians, 2/2/1844

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#219 Instructions to alcalde, 3/22/1843

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#220 Portion, badly dog-eared and torn of a catechism to teach procedure of alcaldes in courts of conciliation, with buenos hombres. Undated but refers to laws of 1813 and 1820, 1813-1820

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#221 Second half of the report of trial of Eugenio Soto for stabbing Ramon Robles, 8/18/1835

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#222 Claim by William Garner for 3 pesos from Ricardo Juan, 2/21/1846

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#223 Estrada to Juez: Order to return a barrel of aguardiente to Larkin as he had paid the tax on it in Monterey, 5/16/1843

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#224 Notation of a crop in which Ricardo Juan was interested; apparently evidence in a trial, undated

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#225 Notice Juez must guarantee sums due village treasury from clerk, 7/13/1842

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#226 Francisco Day complains Facundo Rodriquez failed to carry out a contract, 5/8/1846

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#227 Note for 17 pesos owed by Salvador Castro to Pedro Richard, 9/5/1846

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#228 List of articles for which Quinones is indebted to Joaquin Castro, undated

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#229 Notice Francisco Soria must appear in court at Monterey, 9/8/1844

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#230 Branciforte villa accounts for 1835, 1835

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#231 List of account owed; undated; no name of creditor, undated

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#232 Widow's bill articles acknowledged by Richard John, undated

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#233 Account of Richard John and Widow Dolores Lyba, undated

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#234 Deposition in Graham-Roussilon trial, from Franciso Poilo; undated but in summer of 1846, 1846

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#235 Statement of debt, Gregorio Vasquez to Jose Lorenzana, undated

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#236 Account of crops which Ricardo Juan raised in partnership with Don Pedro, undated

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#237 Account of Indians who trod out the beans, undated

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#238 Debtors to Rafael Castro, 3/28/1846

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#239 Meregilda Rios charges against Manuela, the wife of Jose Loerenzana, 9/22/1846

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#240 Ricardo Juan asks Benito Amaya, Plinario Lorenzana and Alexander to appear in court, undated

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#241 Bill, Pedro Richard to Ramon Buelna; 15 pesos worth of hides, undated

box 3:1

#242 Identical with no. 232 with additional items, undated

box 3:1

#243 Manuel Diaz in Monterey to the Juez of Santa Cruz, 5/19/1846

box 3:1

#244 Pass for Indian Paulino, 3/7/1837

box 3:1

#245 Approval by Bolcoff for trade of land between Henry Neil and Jose Mechas, 1/12/1846

box 3:1

#246 Juan Salazar to Jose Melis, undated

box 3:1

#247 Roman Rodriquez sworn in as second Juez, 1/1/1846

box 3:1

#248 Bolcoff's request that Juez Rafael Castro fine Dodero for wounding an Indian, 11/22/1842

box 3:1

#249 Identical with no. 242, undated

box 3:1

#250 List of debtors of Joaquin Mutieres, undated

box 3:2

#251 Note for 40 pesos, M Rodriquez to Senora Nicanor Lugo, 8/7/1844

box 3:2

#252 Suit by Mariana Espinosa against Facundo Rodriquez, undated

box 3:2

#253 Figueroa acknowledges receipt of Branciforte policing regulations, 1/22/1834

box 3:2

#254 Order Serafin Pinto must turn over grain tithes, 10/2/1829

box 3:2

#255 Figueroa sends notice of resignation of Sec. of Treasury in Mexico City, 6/25/1835

box 3:2

#256 Echeandia orders padron [census], 5/10/1827

box 3:2

#257 Suit of Senora Gulnac of San Jose against Jesus Lorenzana, 5/6/1846

box 3:2

#258 Pedro Chabolla of San Jose asks Nicolas Robles be compelled to return a horse to Antonia Higuera, 2/7/1834

box 3:2

#259 Widow of Damaso Soto sues for horse held by J. Romero, 7/19/1831

box 3:2

#260 Figueroa sends notice President of Mexico wants list of jail inmates, 10/1/1833

box 3:3

#261 Figueroa's note accompanying new law concerning forest conservation, 11/5/1834

box 3:3

#262 Facundo Rodriquez ordered to pay two fanegas of wheat to William Buckle, 3/10/1846

box 3:3

#263 Alejandro Rodriquez has son Facundo notified to squander no more of his father's goods, 5/22/1846

box 3:3

#264 Bolcoff ordered to secure horses taken by Anastacio Garcia, 4/1/1844

box 3:3

#265 Alviso reports on robbery by Juan Perez of store belonging to Pedro Richard 10/10/1844

box 3:3

#266 Monterey orders Branciforte Alcalde to send papers in case of Antonio Robles against Jose Romero 2/25/1831

box 3:3

#267 Thomas Cole complains the neophyte Enerio owes him four pesos, 3/10/1846

box 3:3

#268 San Jose Juez asks Julian the Englishman compelled to pay three pesos owed to Joaquin Higuera, 12/14/1834

box 3:3

#269 Power of attorney Anastacio Mendoza to Jose Romero, 6/20/1843

box 3:3

#270 Permit from Monterey for Russian bark Baikal to load what [sic][wheat?] at Santa Cruz, 12/27/1826

box 3:4

#271 Suit of Guadalupe Castro against Secundino Robles, 3/29/1843

box 3:4

#272 List of articles furnished by Nicolas Dodero to his peon, Bonafasio, undated

box 3:4

#273 Complaint by Jesus Lorenzana that Jorge Salazar failed to keep an agreement to plant beans, 3/3/1847

box 3:4

#274 Figueroa sends notice of a victory over rebels in Mexico, 5/24/1834

box 3:4

#275 Figueroa approves of plan to send regidor and four vecinos on monthly expeditions to end horse stealing, 1/22/1834

box 3:4

#276 List of women, ca. 1843

box 3:4

#277 Tabulation of stock owned by 24 residents of Branciforte, 1808

box 3:4

#278 Figueroa orders Branciforte Alcalde to report on villa funds, 1/4/1834

box 3:4

#279 Jose Maria Flores claims a horse from Manuel Valencia, undated

box 3:4

#280 Notation Juan Geronimo worked a month for Bolcoff, undated

box 3:5

#281 Bill of Joaquin Castro against Jose Dominguez, undated

box 3:5

#282 Jose Belden owes Joaquin Castro 1000 pieces of lumber, undated

box 3:5

#283 Diputacion orders each ayuntamiento to report on conditions of funds, 10/28/1834

box 3:5

#284 Instructions as to form to be used in padrons [census], 11/4/1834

box 3:5

#285 Pedro Rodriquez has carried out sentence of court for disobedience, 1/21/1834

box 3:5

#286 Norbert Martinez has met conditions of his sentence, 2/10/1834

box 3:5

#287 Figueroa notified Alcalde the Juez de campo has failed to deliver recruits to Monterey, 1/3/1835

box 3:5

#288 Note accompanying decree telling the territorial assembly has adjourned, 9/4/1844

box 3:5

#289 Court findings in complaint of Eugenio Soto against Macedonio Lorenzana, 9/5/1846

box 3:5

#290 San Jose subprefect orders William Weare and Nicolas Dodero notified of court order 1/24/1842, 1/24/1842

box 3:6

#291 Francisco Soria claims bundle of clothing found by Miguel Villagrana, 2/7/1846

box 3:6

#292 Nicolas Robles ordered not to molest his wife, 9/23/1844

box 3:6

#293 Jose Maria Higuera must appear in court in Monterey, 10/6/1842

box 3:6

#294 Private letter, Jose Pena in San Jose to Felipe Armas in Santa Cruz, 8/26/1846

box 3:6

#295 Deed of sale of horse from Guadalupe Valencia to Henry Knight, 4/3/1846

box 3:6

#296 Manual Dias of Monterey asks 600 peso to settle his mortgage on the house of Juan Furcard (Fourcade), 11/20/1845

box 3:6

#297 Jose Soto asks prefect in Monterey to remit his sentence of banishment from Santa Cruz, 3/4/1850

box 3:6

#298 Bill of sale, two mares, Pedro Richard to Jose Soria, undated

box 3:6

#299 Francisco Araiza in Monterey notifies the Juez of Villa Branciforte that Juan Perez, fugitive from Branciforte has been captured in Monterey, 8/15/1845

box 3:6

#300 Escobar in Monterey asks report on citizenship of Juan Perez, 10/13/1844

box 3:7

#301 Serrano to Santa Cruz 2nd Alcalde relative to a hunt for Indian horse thieves, 7/8/1844

box 3:7

#302 Francisco Dias to Alcalde directing him to arrest Salazar, 8/23/1844

box 3:7

#303 Escobar to Juez Soria relative to a debt owned by Omnes Guy to Fr. Real, 9/3/1845

box 3:7

#304 Escobar to the Juez relative to suits for debt against Dodera and Omnes Guy, 9/15/1845

box 3:7

#305 Serrano to Alcalde ordering Facundo Rodriguez to appear in court, 4/2/1844

box 3:7

#306 Manuel Castro to Alcalde accompanying a decree by assemble, 8/2/1845

box 3:7

#307 Deposition by Bautista Davila concerning a shot fired at him by Blackburn and O'Fallon, 11/10/1846

box 3:7

#308 Pass from San Jose for two Indians, 3/30/1843

box 3:7

#309 Guadalupe Robles asks Majors to notify Bocle Facundo has no authority to sell Guadalupe's goods, ca. 1846

box 3:7

#310 Serrano to Alcalde relative to complaint by Trinidad Garcia against Eugenio Soto, 7/24/1844

box 3:8

#311 Inventory of municipally-owned articles turned over to Guadalupe Castro by the out-going Juez, Rafael Castro, undated

box 3:8

#312 Second sheet of 352, 8/10/1852

Note

Moved to Box 3:12
box 3:8

#313 Certificate Juan Vallejo has sold ten cattle to Isaac Graham, 6/8/1843

box 3:8

#314 Fragment, incomplete, unsigned; almost illegible but mentioning Walter Colton and Job F. Dye, undated

box 3:8

#315 Undated and unsigned statement that Nicolas Robles is being returned to court in Santa Cruz, undated

box 3:8

#316 Fragment, undated

box 3:8

#317 Complaint by Jose de Jesus Lorenzana that Secundino Robles had killed a heifer, 3/9/1838

box 3:8

#318 Escobar reproves Francisco Soria, Juez, For failure to obey orders from Monterey, 9/29/1845

box 3:8

#319 Jose Antonio Rodriquez orders Juez to send Polinario Lorenzana, Jose Sotelo, and Teodoro Robles to appear before him, 3/22/1844

box 3:8

#320 Ricardo Juan to Manuel Dias of Monterey notifying of goods sent for sale, 10/18/1845

box 3:9

#321 Escobar to Alcalde directing him to see that Jose Arana's debtors pay him, 11/10/1845

box 3:9

#322 Escobar to Juez auxiliary saying Juan Perez has been freed under bond, 9/5/1845

box 3:9

#323 Manuel Jimeno to Peter Tracy sending two deeds for recording, 6/7/1852

box 3:9

#324 Figueroa to Alcalde, note accompanying four decrees, 2/4/1833

box 3:9

#325 Jose T. Castro to Bolcoff regarding a grant of land to Antonio Rodriquez, 12/22/1840

box 3:9

#326 Jose Fernandez to Juez regarding payments by Nathan Daley to Thomas Bond, 11/12/1840

box 3:9

#327 Ignacio Plaza to Alcalde ordering him to watch out for deserters, 8/26/1844

box 3:9

#328 Figueroa to Alcalde telling of amnesty granted all political offenders, 1/17/1833

box 3:9

#329 Escobar to Alcalde regarding debt of two Indians to widow of Antonio Armenta, 5/8/1845

box 3:9

#330 Serrano to Alcalde saying Ricardo Juan has defaulted in a payment , 3/26/1844

box 3:10

#331 Francisco Araisa to Juez Soria concerning debts by Pedro Richard and Francisco Alviso, 8/21/1845

box 3:10

#332 Serrano to Juez Manuel Rodriquez bawling him out for failure to reply or obey official orders, 4/12/1844

box 3:10

#333 Escobar to Alcalde ordering Eugenio Soto to release Maria Trinidad to her mother, Rosalia Vasquez, 9/7/1844

box 3:10

#334 Escobar to Alcalde saying William Thompson has appealed from a fine for theft, 8/1/1844

box 3:10

#335 Escobar to Alcalde ordering Juan Perez sent to Monterey, 10/8/1844

box 3:10

#336 Juan Jose Castro certifies he has sold no cattle for Joaquin Castro, 10/8/1846

box 3:10

#337 Rafael Castro to William Thompson asking him as Juez to order Vicente Alviso to send the Indian Petron back to him, 3/13/1847

box 3:10

#338 Fragment, undated

box 3:10

#339 Complaint by Pedro Richard that his employee, John Green, spoiled a sale of his grist mill; referred back to Majors by Colton, 5/7/1847

box 3:10

#340 Fragment of accounts of Pedro Richards, undated

box 3:11

#341 Fragment of accounts for crops; unsigned, undated

box 3:11

#342 J.S. Escamilla to Bolcoff regarding complaint Manuel Dias against Juan Furcar, 1/5/1846

box 3:11

#343 Santa Cruz municipal accounts for 1844, signed by Manuel Rodriquez, 1/1/1845

box 3:11

#344 List of vecinos to march under orders of Rafael Castro and of reserves under Juan Gonzales, signed by Bolcoff; 11/8/1845. Also notice by Bolcoff to prefect that land solicited is unclaimed 10/28/1845, 1845

box 3:11

#345 Castenares to Alcalde Alviso re: complaint by Antonio Rodriquez, Facundo Rodriques owes him six pesos, 10/24/1844

box 3:11

#346 Arias to Juez ordering Jesus Rodriquez to appear on a complaint by Ignacio Esquerro, 1/25/1845

box 3:11

#347 Manual Dias complains Ricardo Juan has not lived up to a contract, 12/2/1845

box 3:11

#348 Juez Soria sends prisoner named Fuler to Monterey, 7/21/1845

box 3:11

#349 Araisa orders Ramon Buelna and Guadalupe Rodriquez to appear in a suit by Alejandro Rodriquez, 5/14/1845

box 3:11

#350 Jose Castro orders Soria to heed a complaint by Nicanor Luge, 5/30/1845

box 3:12

#351 Escobar to second Juez, he is not empowered to judge in cases such as that of Juan Perez, 10/25/1844

box 3:12

#352 Notice from Monterey that Simeon Castro and Feliciano Soberanes are interim justices of the department, 8/10/1838

box 3:12

#353 Notice by Bolcoff that he has granted Jose Jesus Lorenzana a house lot, 2/15/1834

box 3:12

#354 Escobar bawling the Branciforte Juez out for not sending Dodero to face a suit for a rifle, 10/2/1845

box 3:12

#355 Serrano to Alcalde telling to look for five French deserters, 4/3/1844

box 3:12

#356 Castanares to Juez ordering Gutierrez, Ricardo Juan and Joaquin Castro appear to answer suit by William Garner, 6/27/1844

box 3:12

#357 Araisa to Juez Francisco Soria ordering Henry Naile to appear in a suit by Lawrence Carmichael, 8/8/1845

box 3:12

#358 Escobar to Juez saying Alviso has failed to appear in a suit by William Buckle, 9/5/1845

box 3:12

#359 Castanarez to Alcalder ordering him to seize a barrel of aguardiente belonging to Pedro Vasquez, 5/2/1844

box 3:12

#360 Figueroa to Alcalde acknowledging receipt of notice of election of ayuntamiento, 1/3/1835

box 4:1

#361 Antonio Buelna of San Jose outlines duties of Juez de campo. Fragment on back, unsigned and undated recording seizure of two guns as ordered from Jose Arana, 11/14/1841

box 4:1

#362 Four documents bound with thread, 1843

 

A - Gonzales to Juez ordering Thomas Lewis to deliver a horse to Facundo Rodriquez, 6/16/1843

 

B - Fernandez to Juez: Concepcion Salazar is to make out a paper in the case against Gil Sanchez for killing her husband, 5/3/1842

 

C - Estrada to Juez: Alexander Rodriquez and his son Manuel to answer a suit by Martina Castro, 10/27/1843

 

D - Arais orders neophyte living with Majors on San Augustin returned to Joaquin Gomez, 8/20/1843

box 4:1

#363 Araisa to Jueces: Manuel Castro has been named prefect, 8/4/1845

box 4:1

#364 Soberanes to Alcalde regarding payment by Jose Romero, 4/1/1833

box 4:1

#365 Gonzales to Alcalde reprimanding him for insolence and failure to collect tithes, 10/5/1833

box 4:1

#366 Circular by Figueroa; notice Negrete is named head of California courts, 11/12/1834

box 4:1

#367 Figueroa to Alcalde; proper methods of dealing with crimes, 3/29/1833

box 4:1

#368 is missing, undated

box 4:1

#369 Munras to Alcalde; Francisco Soria must quit farming land granted to Alejandro Rodriquez, undated

box 4:1

#370 Estrada to Juez; Majors to be protected in sawmill site, 8/27/1841

box 4:2

#371 Munras to Alcalde: relating to Sorias occupation of Rodriquez grant, 2/14/1837

box 4:2

#372 Simeon Castro to Juez: Felipe Garcia has sued Francisco Hernandez for a bullock, 2/21/1841

box 4:2

#373 Jose T. Castro to Juez Bolcoff: Antonio Rodriquez is to be given a house lot, 12/19/1840

box 4:2

#374 Fiesteras de San Miguel, undated

box 4:2

#375 English notation of document by Estudillo that Jose Peralta is named chief regidor, 6/17/1811

box 4:2

#376 Complaint by Rafael Castro to Alcalde Majors that his majordomo has illicitly killed his cattle, 8/20/1846

box 4:2

#377 Four documents bound with thread, 1842-1843

 

A - Ricardo Juan must appear in Monterey to answer suit, 9/12/1842

 

B - Letter from Branciforte Juez to Monterey ` prefect relative to taxes on liquor sold by Larkin, 6/21/1843

 

C - Indians named to hunt down horse stealing Indians, 6/4/1843

 

D - Gonzales to Santa Cruz Juez, urging the arrest of a deserter from the army, 5/24/1843

box 4:2

#378 Jose Castro to Branciforte Juez: Gil Sanchez is to be given a house lot and field, 2/8/1840

box 4:2

#379 List of habitants of the ex-mission, ca. 1843

box 4:2

#380 Branciforte called on for funds to help Spain eject Napoleon, 3/3/1809

box 4:3

#381 Jose Joaquin Gomez complains Thomas Lewis sold him an imperfect carreta, 3/22/1843

box 4:3

#382 Munras directs settlement of differences between Joaquin Buelna and his son, 11/16/1837

box 4:3

#383 Juez Chabolla of San Jose inquires after saddle taken by Jorge Salazar from Jaime Monju, 4/3/1834

box 4:3

#384 Joaquin Castro sues Norberto Martinez for a horse 2/5/1834, 2/5/1834

box 4:3

#385 Juez Alvierz of San Jose asks warrant for Faustino Vasquez, charged with horse stealing, 6/12/1837

box 4:3

#386 San Jose Juez writes Bolcoff to return two Indians who have run away, 11/30/1841

box 4:3

#387 Note from Joaquin Juarez to Rafael Castro for fanega and half of maize, 4/20/1846

box 4:3

#388 Court rulings by Juez Rodriquez against Miguel Villa and Victoriano, 1/2/1845

box 4:3

#389 Pass for Gil Sanchez to go to his home in Branciforte and arrange his affairs, 9/7/1842

box 4:3

#390 Branciforte Juez notifies Monterey he has appointed Cornelio Perez as Juez de campo, ca. 2/11/1842

box 4:4

#391 List of vecinos of Branciforte and Santa Cruz who vote on six electors, ca. 1843

box 4:4

#392 Macedonio Lorenzana must appear at prefecture at San Juan, 1/4/1841

box 4:4

#393 Bolcoff sentences Indian Rustico to labor for having menaced his wife with a knife, 10/30/1842

box 4:4

#394 Fr. Real to Juez Buelna, regarding wedding of Eugenio Soto, 5/13/1837

box 4:4

#395 Militiaman Larios must pay for care of Lusuriaga whom he had wounded, 2/25/1833

box 4:4

#396 Rafael Robles notified he has been named elector, 9/7/1834

box 4:4

#397 Example of earliest hand stamp printing. Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalde remitting a court ruling, 3/7/1832

box 4:4

#398 Estrada to Branciforet Alcalde: acknowledging report of his election and giving instruction, 1/14/1829

box 4:4

#399 Miguel Gonzales to Branciforte Alcalde returning a document for signature, 2/28/1826

box 4:4

#400 Estrada to Branciforte authorities: notifying them that as Juan Jose Soria has died the second regidor should prepare an inventory of his belongings, 11/15/1828

box 4:5

#401 Josefa Buelna ordered to go to Monterey to make a statement, 2/10/1835

box 4:5

#402 Election ordered in Branciforte on a diputado to congress, 2/14/1826

box 4:5

#403 Tithes to be deposited in mission to be shipped on the Catalina, 8/9/1833

box 4:5

#404 Procedure for the Alcalde auxiliar, 11/17/1839

box 4:5

#405 Francisco Pinto must avoid trouble, 7/8/1838

box 4:5

#406 Bolcoff to Alviso regarding debt to Thompson, 9/6/1844

box 4:5

#407 Bolcoff to Alviso regarding debt to Thompson, 9/6/1844

box 4:5

#408 Settling trouble between Gervacio Soto and Francisco Soria, 7/2/1838

box 4:5

#409 Notifying Joaquin Buelna he has been named Alcalde auxiliary, 2/5/1838

box 4:5

#410 Regarding growing hemp, 9/2/1800

box 4:6

#411 Nicolas Robles ordered to Santa Barbara and his father to pay fine, 3/26/1838

box 4:6

#412 Notification Rafael Gomez has resigned as advisor of the courts, 5/22/1834

box 4:6

#413 Benancia Mojica has sold two hides branded as belonging to the San Francisco mission, 3/23/1836

box 4:6

#414 Claims against Michael Lodge by T.O. Larking and George Kinlock, 11/2/1838

box 4:6

#415 Antonio Robles must pay a debt to Francisco de Aro of San Jose, 9/11/1831

box 4:6

#416 Bando sent by Gov. Victoria, 9/21/1831

box 4:6

#417 Census of residents and cattle ordered; incomplete, undated

box 4:6

#418 Fragment; final page of document; signed by Figueroa at Monterey, 12/10/1833

box 4:6

#419 Incomplete; paper will be sent but comisionados furnish own ink and pens, undated

box 4:6

#420 Larkin to Juez of Branciforte asking Isaac Graham come to Monterey to be married in the U.S. consulate; or that Catherine Bennet be removed from his household, 11/20/1845

box 4:7

#421 San Jose asks neophyte Gabriel sent home, 10/10/1831

box 4:7

#422 Carlos Castro and Salbio Pacheco deny Joaquin Castro's charge they south to expel all foreigners from the pueblo, 7/13/1829

box 4:7

#423 William Richardson sues Antonio Rodriquez for debt, 2/22/1842

box 4:7

#424 Padron ordered, 4/15/1826

box 4:7

#425 Juez Guadalupe Castro asks Juez Segundo Feliz to act while he is sick, 1/27/1843

box 4:7

#426 Notice to Feliz he has been elected as elector, 12/1/1834

box 4:7

#427 Gov. Victoria orders the Alcalde to render account of funds, 11/19/1831

box 4:7

#428 Luz Garcia granted exemption from mechanical work, 11/5/1830

box 4:7

#429 Justo Larios ordered to pay Jose Luzuriaga for having wounded him in a fight, 3/22/1833

box 4:7

#430 Sebastian Rodriquez has horse claimed by Mission San Antonio, 5/21/1842

box 4:8

#431 Mass meeting and election held 2/19/1838. On back: list of fines imposed during 1838, 1838

box 4:8

#432 Juez Bolcoff must comply with governor's orders, 5/12/1840

box 4:8

#433 Sebastian Rodriquez declines to act as administrator of estate of Juan Romero and Ancelmo Garcia named; signature and date missing, undated

box 4:8

#434 Juez and Bolcoff ordered to appear in Monterey to explain lack of obedience, 10/4/1842

box 4:8

#435 Ancelmo Garcia charges Juana Hernandez poisoned her husband, Juan Romero, 5/24/1844

box 4:8

#436 Juez to observe conduct of vecinos named Hernandez, 5/17/1840

box 4:8

#437 Notice lands of Amesti and Rodriquez measured by Cambustan, 2/5/1844

box 4:8

#438 Notice lands of Amesti and Rodriquez measured by Cambustan, 2/5/1844

box 4:8

#439 Juan Romero ordered off land of Amesti, 4/24/1844

box 4:8

#440 Francisco Garcia assigns to Eugenio Soto claim against Benturo Hernandez, 2/10/1843

box 4:9

#441 Padron ordered, 8/12/1844

box 4:9

#442 Cattle brands, 1842

box 4:9

#443 List of primary electors, 1826

box 4:9

#444 Ricardo Juan appears in answer to a suit for debt by Jose Guiterrez, ca. 1844

box 4:9

#445 Branciforte must supply saddles for troops from Monterey ordered on an expedition against the Tulare Indians, 5/13/1844

box 4:9

#446 Senora Concepcion Quintero sues Antonio Robles for 65 pesos loaned him, 6/14/1847

box 4:9

#447 Rum delivered to Guillermo Bocla is duty free as captain of the Frigate Correo paid a tax at San Francisco, 7/25/1827

box 4:9

#448 Alcalde ordered to collect tithes, to relieve Padre Real of the task, 1/14/1834

box 4:9

#449 Guard ordered to take Nicolas and Secundino Robles prisoners to San Jose, 2/13/1842

box 4:9

#450 Gov. Figueroa asks ayuntamiento accounts for 1834, 7/13/1835

box 4:10

#451 Rafael Castro complains the soldier Pablo Salazar took a sword in his store and broke it, 9/30/1845

box 4:10

#452 Primary Electoral junta reports to Alcalde, 12/7/1834

box 4:10

#453 Debtors can not pay until crops are harvested, 8/10/1831

box 4:10

#454 Complaint against Santiago Boclas should have been sent to Monterey, 8/4/1842

box 4:10

#455 Gov. Figueroa sends 11 copies of an exposition from Mexico, 11/11/1834

box 4:10

#456 Rosalia Vasquez consents to the administration of her husband's estate, 8/3/1837

box 4:10

#457 Vagrancy charge against Nicolas Robles, 6/25/1834

box 4:10

#458 Relative to contract between Nicolas Dodero and William Ware, 2/5/1842

box 4:10

#459 Gov. Figueroa orders election of diputado, 2/7/1833

box 4:10

#460 Gov. Figueroa orders election of diputado , 9/13/1834

box 4:11

#461 Governor directs four youths from Branciforte ordered for military service may stay at home as auxiliaries instead of joining permanent militia, 5/5/1840

box 4:11

#462 Notice Cosme Pena is new adviser to the courts of California, 10/25/1834

box 4:11

#463 Manuel Rodriquez asked to pay debt of his brother, Facundo, which he had assumed, 5/9/1844

box 4:11

#464 Teodoro Robles must appear to answer a suit by Antonio Gomez for a debt, 5/24/1844

box 4:11

#465 Nicolas Robles must appear on a suit over a colt, 5/30/1844

box 4:11

#466 Juez bawled out because he has failed to send Facundo Rodriquez to appear at court in Monterey, 3/15/1844

box 4:11

#467 Juan Salazar held in San Jose until Jose Jesus Lorenzana appears, 2/12/1834

box 4:11

#468 Notice Valentin Farias is new secretary of state at Mexico city, 6/4/1833

box 4:11

#469 Norberto Martinez has left Monterey to deliver a horse he took from Joaquin Castro, 3/4/1839

box 4:11

#470 Carlos Moreno reproaches Francisco Soria for not having sent his horses to the pueblo, 9/2/1845

box 5:1

#471 Court at San Juan acknowledges receipt of prisoner Benancio Mojica, 10/6/1839

box 5:1

#472 Indian Juan de Mata must pay six pesos debt to Teodoro Gonzales, 2/10/1842

box 5:1

#473 Four documents bound with thread, 1842

 

A - Bolcoff complains Felipe Gonzales insulted him, 6/14/1842

 

B - Jose Sotelo must appear with clothing belonging to Pedro Dominquez, 7/13/1842

 

C - Buckle brothers complain they can not get justice in Santa Cruz court, 8/4/1842

 

D - Lawrence Carmichael and Facundo Rodriquez must appear in court at Monterey, 6/28/1842

box 5:1

#474 Soldier Feliz Garibay is at Santa Cruz without a permit, 10/9/1842

box 5:1

#475 Gil Sanches exiled for 20 leagues, 9/7/1842

box 5:1

#476 Miguel Villagrana complains court made abusive remarks about his son, Miguel, in a judicial hearing brought by Francisco Soria, 1/28/1845

box 5:1

#477 Charges against Juan Perez who has broken jail, 4/24/1845

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#478 Jose Bolcoff and William the Carpenter must appear in court at Monterey, 11/29/1842

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#479 New regulations coming says Alvarado, 11/7/1837

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#480 Instructions to Alcaldes for conducting court and administering communities, 2/4/1836

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#481 Lieut. Francisco Soto will be at mission to receive tithes, 6/26/1834

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#482 Note accompanying bando, 8/20/1838

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#483 Inventory asked of personal property left by Joaquin Castro to his widow, wife of Julian Espinosa, 2/28/1839

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#484 Taxes on lumber cut, 9/2/1845

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#485 Clementina Montero charges Rosalia Vasquez insulted her, 2/18/1839

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#486 Nicolas Robles must go to Santa Barbara or elsewhere, but not ot San Jose, Branciforte or Monterey, 3/12/1839

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#487 Letter from Mariano Castro to Bolcoff complaining Nicolas robles, Secundino Robles and the Englishman Guillermo owe Luis Beltran six and a half fanegas of maize, 12/18/1843

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#488 Gervasio Soto need not pay his fine until the time of the harvests, 7/3/1938

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#489 Monterey asks the juez to draw charges against Graham for harboring two mariners, 9/25/1841

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#490 Clementina Montero complains she pawned a rebozo with Nicolas Dodero and can't get it back, 2/6/1839

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#491 Corporal Gabriel de la Torre sent from Monterey to find some neophytes fled from San Carlos and San Miguel, 8/13/1833

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#492 Record of civil actions before the jueces de paz and findings by the conciliation hearings during the years 1842, 1843, and 1844. Sitting as Juez de paz during that time were Jose Bolcoff, Rafael Castro and Manuel Rodriquez. Litigants were: Nicolas Robles; Macedonio Lorenzana; Nicolas Dodero; Guillermo Guelt; Jose Meles; Gervacio Soto; Rafael Castro; el Niofito Vidal; Guadalupe Castro; Thoma Vons (Bowen); Nicolas Alviso; Jose Antonio Robles; Jose Antonio Amaya; Juan Gonzales; Guillermo Bocle; Secundino Robles; Samuel Bucla; Jose Romero; Cornelio Perez; Jose Francisco Garcia of San Jose; Jose Ramon Garcia of San Jose; Anastacio Albisu; Guillermo Ware; Guillermo Guique; Ramon Rodriquez; Francisco Mos; Francisco Rodriquez; Guillermo Char; Heugenio Soto; Jose Jesus Lorenzana; Jose Belden; Ramon Buelna; Enrique Neile; Teodoro Robles; Castanares, 1842-1844

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#493 Conciliation hearing ordered in a suit between Rafael Castro and Senor Gicos, 9/12/1849

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#494 Juan Botiller and Joaquin Buelna accused of taking a cow belonging to Jose Amesti, 3/28/1828

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#495 Fragment; tithes should be delivered to Mariano Vallejo, 3/28/1828

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#496 Julian Wilson must not sell liquor to Indians, 2/20/1829

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#497 Grain must be given those who mend houses, 12/1/1828

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#498 All foreigners must report to Monterey, 2/4/1829

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#499 Alcalde of San Jose complains Julian the Englishman owes him 12 pesos, 6/18/1828

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#500 Permission for new corral is refused, 3/11/1829

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#501 Alcalde Joaquin Buelna ordered to see that Juan Montero provides a guarantor for a debt, or to imprison him and find him five pesos, 2/10/1838

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#502 Notice to Alejandro Rodriquez he has been elected to the ayuntamiento, 12/21/1835

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#503 A force of ten men with mounts and arms ordered sent for service from Branciforte, 5/14/1839

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#504 Monterey writes to Branciforte Alcalde Gil Sanches has complained he has been unable to procure justice in the Branciforte court, 1/23/1839

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#505 Two attached documents, undated

 

Notice from Jose Castro, prefect of the first district that Governor Juan B. Alvarado has received approval from Mexico City of his nomination of Castro as prefect of the first district, of Luis del Castillo Negrete of the third district, but not of the nomination of Cosme Pena as prefect of the second district, undated

 

Attached to it is a similar notice from Castro at San Juan de Castro that the minister of the interior has approved the plan of giving to Jueces de Paz of headquarter towns, the authority to act as courts of the first instance, undated

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#506 Fr. Antonio Real asks Alcalde Rafael Castro to aid Antonio Rodriquez, the tithe collector, 8/12/1842

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#507 Instructions from Mexico City through Gov. Figueroa as to methods for battling an epidemic of cholera morbus then raging in the state of Chiapas, 12/19/1833

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#508 Regulations drawn up for Villa Branciforte and Santa Cruz by Jose Bolcoff and Macedonio Lorenzana, 1/10/1846

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#509 Directions form Pio Pico interim governor in Los Angeles, for election of secondary and primary electors to be held in August 1845, 7/12/1845

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#510 Jose Arana complains to the Juez that Ricardo Fourcade tried to stop him from using the road past Martina Castro's house, ca. 1844-1845

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#511 Inventory of municipal effects turned over to new juez, 1/1/1845

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#512 Pio Pico in Los Angeles says edict of July 30, 1844 barring foreign goods is annulled, 3/22/1845

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#513 Juan Bandini in Los Angeles signs a note accompanying a decree by Gov. Pio Pico designed to make secure the properties of inhabitants, 3/5/1845

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#514 Juan Bandini writes from Los Angeles a note accompanying an act of the assembly, 4/21/1845

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#515 Bandini sends a decree from Mexico City; Santa Ana is no longer president, 4/18/1845

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#516 Bandini from Los Angeles sends a decree stating that Herrera is president of Mexico, 4/21/1845

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#517 Order dated May 11, 1844 by Alcalde Manuel Rodriquez apportioning hours during which each user might have the waters of the mission ditch in Santa Cruz, 5/11/1844

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#518 Index of courts of conciliation held in Branciforte in 1838 and the early part of 1839, 1838-1839

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#519 Eight receipts by Rafael Castro for articles bought at his store by the sindico, 1836

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#520 Unsigned draft of a note to Monterey saying J. S. [?] Feliz has not abided by a conciliation on his complaint regarding Bolcoff's granting land he claimed, 1/12/1846

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#521 Inventory of municipally owned articles turned over to Guadalupe Castro, undated

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#522 List of debtors to Pedro Richard for ground wheat meal; dated 9/28 but no year given, 9/22/no year

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#523 Notice to the public Guadalupe Castro elected first Alcalde, 8/1/1846

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#524 Municipal accounts for 1836, signed by Macedonio Lorenzana showing receipts of 31 pesos 2 reales and expenditures of 13 pesos, 1836

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#525 Permission for the Juez de paz of Branciforte to send an expedition after Indian evil doers, 3/22/1843

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#526 San Juan Bautista court orders neophyte known as Vallejo, working at Zayante, sent to San Juan to testify against a murderer, 5/19/1844

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#527 Notation of debt of Feliz Garibai and Jose Romero to Diego Weeks for purchases, 6/21/1844

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#528 Certificate by J.J. Feliz as second juez; he gave no authority to Eugenio Soto to remove cattle, 10/6/1846

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#529 Proclamation by Figueroa telling of Hijar's arrival at San Diego with his colony plans and Figueroa's reasons for not turning over to him power as Gefe Politico, 10/21/1834

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#530 List of vecinos in jurisdiction of Villa Branciforte, ca. 1845

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#531 Two fragments. One a record of votes; four for Rafael Castro, and one each for Guadalupe Castro, Jose Bolcoff and Jose Arana, undated

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#532 Gov. Manuel Victoria calls on the inhabitants of the territory to uphold him against his political foes , 9/21/1831

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#533 Five documents relating to Monterey's demands that the Juez de paz of Branciforte and Santa Cruz clear up and investigate the death of Avelino Robles, 1843

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#534 Pablo Salazar permitted to pass his convalescence with his mother in Branciforte but as soon as he is well must appear in court in Monterey, 7/23/1838

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#535 Juan Perez and others have insulted comisionado Francisco Soto and Alcalde is ordered to have it stopped, 3/5/1839

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#536 Jose Castro in Monterey says pardon of 1835 shows population of Branciforte not sufficient to support an ayuntamiento, 12/28/1835

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#537 Jose Villavicencio notified Branciforte he has been transferred from Monterey to San Fernando as prefect, 8/21/1840

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#538 Monterey notified Rafael Castro he has been selected as Juez auxiliary, 1/30/1836

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#539 James W. Weeks given title to his house, grist mill and sawmill, 4/30/1844

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#540 Gil Sanches granted a solar in Santa Cruz, 12/3/1839

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#541 Gervaco Soto must pay his fine of 15 pesos, but can pay in cattle or grain, 3/26/1836

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#542 Simeon Castro in Monterey acknowledges receipt of a prisoner and returns handcuffs to Joaquin Buelna, Alcalde auxiliar of Branciforte, 6/7/1838

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#543 Notice from Pio Pico, governador interino in Los Angeles, that the assamblea on July 4, 1845 had divided the department of California in two districts, 1845

 

The first district consists of San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, and all missions south to the Lower California line. It was divided in three partidos: No. 1 of Los Angeles, San Juan Capistrano and surrounding ranchos. No. 2 of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and nearby territory. No. 3 of San Diego, San Luis Rey, and south to Bajo California, 1845

 

The second district consisted of Monterey and the mission from San Miquel north. It was divided in two partidos. No. 1 of Monterey and all missions north to and including San Juan Buatista, Branciforte, and Santa Cruz. No. 2 including San Jose Guadalupe north to include all Mexican territory, 1845

 

Each district was to have a prefect; each partido a sub prefect and each pueblo a juez, all appointive, 1845

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#544 Note form Monterey accompanying a bando, 8/6/1845

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#545 Letter from David Spence in Monterey to William Ware saying he had tried to buy a barrel of aguardiente from Senor Daly the day before the latter embarked for San Blas, 5/29/1841

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#546 Order for elections of first and second alcaldes in a number of towns, including Branciforte, ca. 1844

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#547 Fragment; final sheet; some kind of laws issued by Feliciano Soberanes in Monterey, 2/17/1838

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#548 Simeon Castro and Feliciano Soberanes draw up laws relating to traffic in hides, 8/10/1838

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#549 Two bandos from Jose Castro at San Juan de Castro, communicating the Mexican president's approval of the appointment of Juan B. Alvarado, a governor of the department. The second bando describes the dividion by the Junta Departamental of California into districts and partidos, 9/28/1839

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#550 is missing, undated

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#551 Antonio Sunol of San Jose writes the governor and prefect have not approved of the appointment of Juan Gonzales as Juez de paz of Branciforte, 1/3/1842

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#552 Five Branciforte documents evidently used in a hearing of an action by Dodero against the U.S. and returned to the Santa Cruz county records, 1842

 

A: Gil Sanchez approved as Juez suplente of Branciforte, 2/12/1842

 

B: Cornelio Perez approved as Juez de campo, 2/12/1842

 

C: Municipal inventory of articles turned over by Bolcoff to Juan Gonzales, 1/27/1842

 

D: Order from Sunol that the new Juez of Branciforte prepare an inventor of municipal effects, 1/21/1842

 

E: Sunol writes the prefect of the district has communicated his approval of Juan Gonzales as Juez de paz of Branciforte, 1/3/1842

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#553 not translated, 1847

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#554 Circular form Figueroa saying he's been named Gefe Politico, 1/17/1833

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#555 Figueroa to San Jose Alcalde regarding complain by Prudencio Espinosa that loser in cock fight hasn't paid, 5/9/1833

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#556 Pedro Chabolla San Jose to Alcalde of Branciforte regarding horse returned to owner, 4/3/1834

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#557 Chabolla to Branciforte Alcalde regarding complaint by Leandro Galindo of grain taken and cattle slaughtered, 2/7/1834

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#558 Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalde that recaptured Indians are to be put to work, 5/3/1834

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#559 Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalse regarding municipal funds, 5/9/1834

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#560 Circular from Figueroa accompanying statistical forms, 5/22/1834

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#561 Circular form Figueroa regarding troops needed at Vera Cruz, 5/30/1834

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#562 Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalde receipt for five pesos of municipal funds remitted, 6/4/1834

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#563 Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalde regarding municipal accounts, 7/14/1834

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#564 Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalde; notice two foreigners are cutting timber on Trinidad Esperito Rancho, 9/13/1834

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#565 Figeueroa to ayuntamiento of Branciforte concerning municipal accounts, 11/11/1834

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#566 Figueroa to ayuntamiento saying recruits are needed for the army, 11/15/1834

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#567 Notice by Branciforte junta to Macedonio Lorenzan he has been named an elector and is to report at the jusgado [on] 12/22/1834, 12/7/1834

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#568 Circular from Figueroa saying he is going to take a year off as governor because of his health and Jose Castro as chief vocal will be interim executive, 8/29/1835

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#569 Figueroa to Branciforte Alcalde acknowledging receipt of pardon, 1/3/1835

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#570 Gutierrez to Alcalde auxiliar: Rafael Castro named Alcalde auxiliar, 1/28/1836

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#571 Pacheco in San Joes to Juez at Branciforte re: debts of Eugenio Soto and Trinidad Molla, 6/22/1837

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#572 Francisco Armijo of San Antonio to Alcalde, 8/1/1837

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#573 Esteban Munras to Alcalde aux. Juan Pinto must answer charges by Senor Day, 10/20/1837

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#574 Fr. Bautisto de Jesus Moreno to Alcalde Antonio Rodriquez 11/2/1837, 11/2/1837

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#575 Dolores Pacheco of San Jose to Branciforte Alcalde: Antonio Moreno wants missing horse, 2/3/1838

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#576 Pacheco to Branciforte Alcalde: Pablo Salazar hasn't delivered horse as promised, 2/8/1838

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#577 Pacheco to Alcalde: Alferez Pedro Mesa wants horse from Pablo Salazar, 2/19/1838

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#578 Pacheco to Alcalde: Regarding Gregorio Soria's daughter, 2/25/1838

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#579 Pacheco to Alcalde: Faustino Basquez to appear, 3/2/1838

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#580 Pacheco to Alcalde: Sending Pablo Salazar back, 3/13/1838

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#581 Pacheco to Alcalde: Manuel Rodriquez complains Jose Antonio Higuera owes his father a horse, 3/26/1838

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#582 Grant of building (part of Santa Cruz ex-mission) by Juan Soto to Job F. Dye and his transfer to Wm. Blackburn in 1848, 5/7/1839

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#583 Figueroa to Alcalde of Branciforte. Returning municipal accounts for correction, 1/13/1839

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#584 Tomas Pacheco in San Jose to Alcalde of Branciforte. Eugenio Soto must appear there, 2/22/1839

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#585 Tomas Pacheco to Alcalde. Teodoro Robles must appear 2/22/1839, 2/22/1839

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#586 David L. Spence in Monterey to Alcalde auxiliary. Dodero has complained Kinlock did not complete work, 7/10/1839

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#587 Dolores Pacheco in San Jose to Juez. Juan Vasquez must appear, 7/23/1839

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#588 Passport by Spence; Kinlock and a companion returning to Santa Cruz to finish carpenter work, 8/7/1839

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#589 Passport for Kinlock; similar to no. 588, 8/12/1839

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#590 Jose Castro at San Juan to Juez of Branciforte. Transmitting governor's call for departmental junta, 8/12/1839

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#591 Jose Fernandez in San Jose to Juez de paz. Antonio Valencia must appear without demur, 8/13/1839

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#592 Dolores Pacheco in San Jose to Juez. Eugenio Soto tried in court, 9/10/1839

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#593 Spence to Juez. Jose Antonio Aguilar sues Facundo Rodriquez over a horse, 10/8/1839

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#594 Dolores Pacheco to Juez. Indian woman Victoriana claims a horse from Benancio Clareno, 10/11/1839

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#595 Jose Castro in San Juan to Juez de paz. Concerning a land grant for Gil Sanchez, 12/9/1839

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#596 Dolores Pacheco in San Jose to Juez de paz of Branciforte. Eugenio Soto must surrender a horse, 1/14/1840

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#597 Juan Alvirez in San Jose receipts for horse delivered by Antonio Rodriquez, 1/14/1840

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#598 No translation - similar to nos. 596 and 597, 1/14/1840

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#599 Juan Jose Castro and Guadalupe Castro, executors of estate of Joaquin Castro, deceased, should appear in court in San Jose, 1/27/1840

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#600 Castro at San Juan orders Juez of Branciforte to give eight fanegas of maize to Invalido Manuel Montero, 1/29/1840

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#601 Francisco Guerrero in San Francisco to Juez of Branciforte. Felipe Gomez wanted in court, 3/29/1840

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#602 Mariano G. Vallejo to Juez of Branciforte. Names Jacinto Rodriquez to receive recruits for army, 4/28/1840

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#603 Manuel Larios at San Juan to Juez of Santa Cruz. Gerbaesis [sic] Soto to deliver a branded mare to the neophyte Junipero, 8/31/1840

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#604 Juan Miguel Anzar at San Juan to Juez of Santa Cruz. Receipt for documents in case of Juan Perez , 9/15/1840

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#605 Dolores Pacheco in San Jose to Juez of Branciforte. Send Jose soria to San Jose with a horse he stole from Leandro Rochin, 11/11/1840

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#606 Notation of lumber owed by Graham to Williams, ca. 1845

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#607 List of vecinos who should pay taxes to municipal funds, ca. 1845

Note

No. 607 is missing; this description from the original translator's notes was found in between nos. 606 and 608
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#608 Isidoro Guillen at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte regarding wife of Aclecio, 1/7/1841

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#609 Dolores Pacheco to Juez of Branciforte, concerning debts of Nathan Daley, 1/11/1841

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#610 Dolores Pacheco to Juez: Facundo Rodriquez should appear at San Jose court, 1/17/1841

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#611 Antonio Sunol at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte: asking about tithes by lumbermen, 2/7/1841

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#612 Jose F. Castro at San Juan to Juez of Branciforte: lumber cutters both Mexican and foreign must pay tax, 2/13/1841

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#613 Summons to Rafael Castro, 4/6/1841

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#614 Ygnacio Peralta to Juez of Sana Cruz: conveying a bando from the minister of the interior, 5/19/1841

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#615 Peralta to Juez: regarding Felipe Soto's horses, sold on the Rio Sacramento, 5/21/1841

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#616 Dolores Pacheco at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte: summons for Jacinto Rodriquez, 10/7/1841

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#617 Antonio Sunol at San Jose to Antonino Buelna: regulations concerning horse and cattle thieves, 11/9/1841

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#618 Antonino Buelna at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte: Fecundo Rodriquez to be arrested as have been Gorge Salazar and Benancio Mojica, 12/9/1841

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#619 Sulena to Juez: watch for two runaway Indians, 12/29/1841

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#620 Instructions governing timber cutting, undated

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#621 Isidoro Guillen at San Jose to Juez of Branciforte: summons to the foreigner Carlos Chiquito, 1/7/1842

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#622 Jose D. Fernandez to Juez of Branciforte: Eugenio Soto complains Nicolas Robles has abused him, 6/16/1842

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#623 Guadalupe Castro at Santa Cruz to Joseph Majors; appointing him Juez de campo, 1/7/1843

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#624 Gov. Micheltoreno at Monterey to Juez of Santa Cruz: instruction to make public an accompanying decree, 10/7/1843

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#625 Manuel Kimeno at Monterey to Juez of Branciforte: property rights must be protected, 11/3/1843

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#626 Jimeno to Alcalde primero of Branciforte: instruction to make public an order, 12/31/1843

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#627 Branciforte accounts for the year 1842-1843, 1842-1843

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#628 List of movable possessions which the widow Dolores Leiba reclaimed from Ricardo Fourcade, ca. 1847

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#629 Tally on an election, ca. 1847

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#630 Pedro Sainsevain to Manuel Rodriquez: asks horse and reata [sic] sent him as account to Ignacio has been paid, ca. 1847

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#631 Statement signed by Feliz Garibay, 7/16/1847

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#632 Felis Buelna in San Jose to Manuel Rodriquez Alcalde: Fecundo Rodriquez should pay Jose Flores his debt, 3/2/1844

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#633 Manuel Jimeno at Monterey to Santa Cruz Alcalde: the governor wants his accounts for municipal taxes, 4/30/1844

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#634 Manuel Rodriquez to the inhabitants of Santa Cruz: instructions from the governor concerning cattle brands, 6/2/1844

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#635 Land grant to Senora Josefa Soto, signed by Manuel Rodriquez, 7/15/1844

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#636 Grant of land to Albert Morris, signed by Manuel Rodriquez, 11/7/1844

Note

No. 636 is missing; this description from the original translator's notes was found in between nos. 635 and 637
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#637 Manuel Jimeno in Monterey to Alcalde of Branciforte: orders from the governor to collect taxes from timber cutters, 7/17/1844

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#638 Marcelino Escobar to Alcalde of Santa Cruz: Ramon Buelna has agreed to give satisfaction to Antonio Rodriquez for treatment of his wife, 9/5/1844

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#639 Manuel Jimeno to Alcalde of Branciforte: Governor has ordered that timber cutters who have not paid taxes must appear before him, 9/18/1844

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#640 Jimeno to Alcalde of Branciforte: more concerning taxes which timber cutters should pay, 9/30/1844

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#641 Note by Blas Castro that he owes Senora Manuela Espinosa two fanegas of beans. Witnessed by Ramon Mesquita before Juan Gilroy and Facundo Rodriquez, undated

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#642 Statement by Richard Juan of money owed him by Widow Dolores Leyba for labor of Indians who picked beans, ca. 1847

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#643 Proclamation by Pio Pico to department of California; steps for peace and safety 1/28/1845, 1845

Note

Signature date is 4/7/1845
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#644 Decree by Pio Pico; peace and good order must be observed 2/14/1845, 1845

Note

Signature date is 4/7/1845
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#645 Decree by Pio Pico concerning mission Indians, 4/21/1845

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#646 Antonio Maria Pico at San Jose to Alcalde of Branciforte: Jesus Bernal claims a horse in possession of Felipe Gonzales, 6/7/1845

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#647 Circular by Pio Pico; offenders must be promptly punished, 11/11/1845

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#648 Fragment; Conclusion of unsigned document concerning timber cutting by Graham and Nail, 8/11/1846

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#649 No translation, 8/12/1846

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#650 Accompanying letter for list of witnesses in suit between Carlos Rosillon against Isaac Graem, 8/20/1846

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#651 Maria Gracis Rodriquez complains to Alcalde Joseph Majors that her sister-in-law Dolores Galindo impugned the honor of Gracia's daughters, and asking public satisfaction or punishment according to American law, 10/15/1846

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#652 Statement of money due Eugenio Soto from Jose A. Castro, 3/3/1850

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#653 Communication, unsigned, to the Jusgado de Santa Cruz concerning taxes due from the foreigner Enrique Nail for lumber sawed, ca. 1847

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#654 No translation, undated

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#655 No translation, 7/12/1802

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#656 No translation, 4/23/1842

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#657 No translation, 11/18/1833

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#658 No translation; fragment, 1845

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#659 No translation, 8/7/1839

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#660 Proclamation of Commodore R.F. Stockton to the People of California, 8/17/1846

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#661 To the People of California [re: 1st U.S. Territorial election for California, 9/15/1846], 8/22/1846

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Envelopes and negatives, ca. 1967-89

Physical Description: 1 box

Scope and Content Note

79 typed envelopes with English translations; 5 sheets of 35mm black and white copy negatives.
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Envelopes, ca. 1967

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Negatives, ca. 1968-89