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Documents for the History of Nineteenth-Century Los Angeles, 1846-1908
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Box and Folder List

Box:Folder 1ov:1

Statement of account, Maxiano Roldan and José María Legural (?). August 31, 1846

Box:Folder 1ov:4

Order to Stephen Foster, in Spanish, to comply with Order Number 39 of Military Governor Richard Mason, that a census be taken. November 20, 1847

Box:Folder 1:12

Circular, in Spanish, re requirements of ranchos (Centinela, Rodeo de las Aguas, and Talamantes) to aid Andrés Pico in his defense of their property against Native American raiders. March 1, 1848

Box:Folder 1:11

Circular, in Spanish, re recovery of livestock of the U. S. army. Issued by the colonel commanding the "southern line" ( linea del sur). March 4, 1848

Box:Folder 1:15

Letter, in Spanish, from José Miguel (?) Ferrer to Stephen Foster re request for money. March 5, 1848

Box:Folder 1:3

Circular, in Spanish, re aid for those persons authorized to repel Native American raiders. Issued by "Alcalde 1o," and the "Juez del Campo" (judge of the plains). March 12, 1848

Box:Folder 1:16

Letter from Hugo Reid to Stephen Foster re murderer of a volunteer soldier. FRAGILE: Photocopy for research use. June 13, 1848

Box:Folder 1:17

Letter to "Don Estevan Foster (Stephen Foster), Alcalde 1o Angeles," from William Skene re problems with Native Americans. FRAGILE: Photocopy for research use. July 28, 1848

Box:Folder 1:6

Arrest order for Manuel Fernández de Cordova, Francisco Aguello (sic), and Francisco Lugo issued by Justice of the Peace, William Osburn. Sheriff George T. Burrill deputizes David Brown to carry out order. August 5, 1850

Box:Folder 1:19

District Attorney William C. Ferrell's motion to refer to the Court of Sessions presentment of the grand jury on condition of city jail. Originally with document in Box 1, Folder 5. October 1850

Box:Folder 1:14

Letter from Pío Pico to Antonio Cota re Juan Forster's pursuit of livestock thieves. October 17, 1850

Box:Folder 1:18

Los Angeles County grand jury findings re condition of county jail. FRAGILE: Photocopy for research use. October 18, 1850

Box:Folder 1:5

Los Angeles grand jury indictment of county jailer, George Robinson, for "corrupt misconduct in office." Indictment signed by District Attorney Kimball H. Dimmick. October term. Originally with document in Box 1, Folder 19. October 11, 1852

Box:Folder 1ov:3

Legal documents re estate of Sheriff James Barton, including the paternity of Barton's illegitimate son, JoséSantiago. FRAGILE: Photocopies for research use. 1854, 1857, 1875

Box:Folder 1:10

Arrest order for John Lemaitre for polluting the zanja (city water source). Issued by the Court of Sessions, Los Angeles County. FRAGILE: Photocopy for research use. August 13, 1857

Box:Folder 1:2

Stock certificate of Griselda Pico in the Avila Estate Company. February 12, 1895

Box:Folder 1:9

IOU to "Jake Chinaman" for the washing of clothes. probably June 6, 1898

Box:Folder 1:7

Announcement re opening of LaPetite Theatre in Santa Monica. FRAGILE: photocopy for research use. October 30, 1908

Box:Folder 1:1

Note from court janitor R. W. Conry asking judge to stop lawyers from littering court room. undated

Box:Folder 1:4

List of rancheros, in Spanish, recording order that roundups will be conducted. FRAGILE: Photcopy for research use. undated

Box:Folder 1:8

Jury verdict. Abel Stearns, foreman. undated

Box:Folder 1:13

Petition, in Spanish, to the governor of California for the establishment of an "Escribano publico" (notary) in Los Angeles. FRAGILE: Photocopy for research use. undated

Box:Folder 1ov:2

Opinion by Judge Benjamin Hayes, in Spanish. 4 pages: pp. 1-3, writing recto only, p. 4 writing recto and verso. FRAGILE: Photocopy for research use. undated