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Abstract of title to the Danish tract of the Farwell Grant MSS.250
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The first part of the abstract is missing and the cover is separated. Requested by J.A. Hill on November 29, 1887, the abstract is for lots 20 and 21 of the Danish tract of the Farwell Grant, located in Butte County (California). Names pertaining to titles listed in the abstract: D.M. Reavis, John Boggs, E.B. Pond and C.W. Clarke. The abstractor was W.M. Bowers.
The Farwell Grant was a five-league area of land, west to south-west of Chico (California), granted to individual land developers in 1863. The Danish tract, located in the north-east section of the northern half of the Farwell Grant, was first developed in 1869 as a farming colony for Danish immigrants. The colony did not continue past 1870 and the land was sold to local developers.
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