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San Diego's Mexican Period and Transition to the United States
San Diego's Mexican Period and Transition to the United States  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: San Diego's Mexican Period and Transition to the United States
    Dates: 1830s-1854
    Collection Number: San Diego's Mexican Period and Transition to the United States
    Creator/Collector: Francisco Ruiz Joaquin Carrillo Maria Ortega David Kelips or Keliss Silvestre Portilla José M. Covarrubias Maria de la Luz Ruiz Pablo de la Portilla Joaquin Ortega Francisco Ruiz Fr. M. Alvarado Pedro Welde Eduardo Stokes Juan María Osuna Martin Sanchez Cabello José Bandini Francisco Maria Ruiz Jose Maria Mier y Teran Pablo de la Portillo Juan B. Alvarado Jose Francisco Snook Santiago Argüello Julio Osuna Tomas Rossel A. José Jesus Moreno José Maria Osuna José Ant'o Gongóra Machado Juan M. Marron Jose H. Leon Chas. C. Blythe George J. Rice R .Rust Major S. P. Heintzelman John Conger J. H. Movie José Antonio Estudillo José M. Estudillo A. S. Wright Chas. Haraszthy William Leamy Agoston Haraszthy J. Cris. Holbein Juan Bandini José A. Aguirre A. H. Jackson H. C. Matsell William S. Hyde Geo. A. Johnson Tomas Wrightington Philip Crosthwaite P. H. Hooff W. L. Hyne John Post Wm. L. Hyde J. W. Robinson D.B. Barbee Jon Cook Albert B. Smith Holder Almy John R. Bleeker Chas R. Johnson J. H. Bean Thos. W. Sutherland O. S. Witherby C. P. Noell C. J. Couts W. H. Emery Henry Clayton William A. Slaughter Sidney S. Livingston John Brown M. C. Ferrol Esq. Wm. P. Overton C. C. Overton Pedro José De Pedrorena Osuna Haraszthy Estudillo Pedrorena Bandini Mier y Teran Alvarado Snook Ruiz Pico Portilla Carrillo Aguirre Bean Pēnasquitos Overton Livingston Crosthwaite Sutherland Couts Arguello Town of San Diego Pueblo of San Diego City of San Diego Board of Alderman, City of San Diego Finance Committee, City of San Diego Common Council of San Diego Ayuntamiento 2nd Infantry Salmon & Ellis Los Angeles Prefectura Politica Court of the Port of San Diego Customs Syndico
    Extent: 44 documents; some in Spanish
    Online items available
    Repository: San Diego City Clerk's Archives
    San Diego, California 92101
    Abstract: This collection includes Spanish documents (some translated) from the Mexican Period of San Diego's history dated from 1835-1849; in addition to documents in English created during and about the town's transition in becoming a part of the United States as the City of San Diego, California, dating from 1849-1854.
    Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian

    Access

    municipal records; public documents

    Publication Rights

    Municipal Records

    Preferred Citation

    San Diego's Mexican Period and Transition to the United States. San Diego City Clerk's Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Municipal Records

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection includes Spanish documents (some translated) from the Mexican Period of San Diego's history dated from 1835-1849; in addition to documents in English created during and about the town's transition in becoming a part of the United States as the City of San Diego, California, dating from 1849-1854. See details and transcriptions below in Supplemental Files or Additional Collection Guides.

    Indexing Terms

    Contents of Protocol 1835-1844
    Court of the Port of San Diego
    Ayuntamiento, San Diego
    Pueblo of San Diego
    Old Town, San Diego
    Elections
    Titles
    public lands
    San Diego Jail
    San Diego Marshall and Sheriff
    Wine and Spirituous Liquors license
    San José del Valle
    Spanish Stamped Paper
    Sergeant Guadalupe house
    Los Angeles Prefectura Politica
    Cattle
    Paguay
    Deeds
    Washington Street
    Juan Street
    Alcalde
    Schooner "Honolulu"
    Varos de tierra
    Indians
    first School
    first Church
    Prisoners
    Costs, Bills & Accounting
    Ricardo Military Reserve
    Ordinanza / Ordinances
    Resolutions of Council
    City Streets and Allies
    City Hall
    supplies for prison and City Hall
    Election Poll Lists
    First Municipal Officers
    vote tallies
    Colorado Street
    Punta Guijárro
    Jackson Square, San Diego
    Spanish Claims
    Mortgage
    land surveys and City Surveyor
    Tijuana, Tia Juan and TiJuan
    ten pin alley
    Statements and Accounting for Land Sales
    Certificates of Election, 1850
    Red Sealing wax
    City Papêy
    digging for fresh water
    Well water
    Spring water
    City water source or water system
    Fresh water for La Playa
    J. W. Robinson Esq.
    Santiago Argüello
    John Brown
    John Conger
    Henry Clayton
    Charles Haraszthy
    John Hayes
    Thos. W. Sutherland
    Sidney S. Livingston
    R. Rust
    William A. Slaughter
    J. Hayden
    Cave J. Couts
    William Leamy
    Atkins S. Wright
    Jose Maria Estudillo
    Juan Bandini
    W. H. Emery
    Agoston Haraszthy
    C. P. Noell
    O. S. Witherby
    J. H. Bean
    General Heitzelman, Brevit Major S. P. Heintzelman
    M. C. Ferrol Esq.
    Chas. R. Johnson
    Jon Cook
    Daniel B. Barbee
    Albert B. Smith
    Holder Almy
    John R. Bleeker
    G. P. Tibbits
    Philip Crosthwaite
    John R. Bleeker
    John Latham
    Simon Vincent
    John Hensley
    Hiram Barkly
    Horace Lloyd
    S. (Sasuna?) Fletcher
    Henry J. Couts
    George A. Johnson
    Jose Sino? Lopez
    R. H. Keene
    Louis Rose
    R. Cathcart
    Frederick Hutchins
    Philip Keating
    John J. Marron
    Raymond Rodriquez (Rodrigas sic)
    William S. Hyde
    Francis Stone
    S. K. Hayes
    D. B. Kurtz
    William H. Morse
    George Shultz (Shults sic)
    William J. Olivis
    Richard Rust
    Jesus Jose Moreno
    O. S. Witherby
    Thomas W. Sutherland
    Francisco Alvarado
    Jesus Fuentes
    John Wilson
    John Chapman
    Joshua H. Bean
    Andrew Boyd
    Juan Machado
    W. B. Coutts
    Juan Gutierez
    Ramon Osone (sic) or Osuna
    Frederick Hutchins
    John Peters
    George Lyons
    John Post
    P. H. Hoof
    Thomas Williams
    R. Cathcart
    Lawrence Bartel
    Hezekiah Allen
    Bonifacio Lopez
    Jose Antonio Serrano
    Juan Maria Marone (sic) or Marron
    W. C. Rust
    C. P. Noell
    Isaak or Isaac Van Ness
    G. P. Tebbetts (sic) or Tibbits or Tibbetts
    George F. Hooper
    William Lamy (sic) or Leamy
    W. P. Toler
    John Rawlings
    John Bodfish
    Daniel S. Con (sic) or Cohn
    Enos Wall
    E. W. Morse
    L. M. Slack
    Seth B. Blake
    William G. Oliver
    Joseph P. Israel
    Manuel Rocha
    A. H. Jackson
    John C. Stuart
    Henry C. Mattsel
    Charles Crosby
    John S. Barker
    William Curley
    Raphael Machado
    R. D. Israel
    Willam Heath Davis
    George Gaskill
    Pedro Fora
    Jose Lopez
    Jose Ruiz
    Tomas Wrightington
    Juan Baker
    David S. Gardiner
    J. Cris. Holbein
    Pedro José De Pedrorena
    José A. Aguirre
    General Rubyas Rigardo or Ricardo (Ricardo Military Reserve)
    J. H. Moviha or Movisa or Movifia
    Gen. or Gov. Riley
    George J. Rice
    Charles C. Blythe
    Ellis, of Salmon & Ellis
    Julio Osuna
    Tomas Rossel
    A. José Jesus Moreno
    José Maria Osuna
    José Ant's Gongóra
    Machado
    D. Juan Maria Alvarado
    José Maria Orosco
    Eduardo Stokes
    Joaquin Ortega
    Pedro Welde
    Martin Sanchez Cabello
    José Bandini
    Francisco Maria Ruiz
    Jose Maria Mier y Teran
    Pablo de la Portillo
    Juan B. Alvarado
    Jose Francisco Snook
    Maria de Jesus Osuna
    Maria de las Luz Ruiz
    Maria Ortega
    David Kelips or Keliss
    Sergeant Guadalupe
    Silvestre Portilla
    José M. Covarrubias
    Juan Bautista Carrillo
    Francisco Carrillo
    Julio Carrillo
    Joaquin Carrillo
    Jose H. Leon
    William P. Overton
    C. C. Overton
    Sidney S. Livingston
    Cave P. Couts
    Miguel de Pedrorena
    Santiago E. Argüello
    Don José Antonio Estudillo
    Agruello
    Pedrorena
    Osuna
    Aguirre
    Cabello
    Pio Pico
    Bandini
    Alvarado
    Ruiz
    Snook
    Mier y Teran
    Portillo
    Davis
    Morse
    Haraszthy
    Robinson
    Holbein
    Sutherland
    Hayes
    Clayton
    Couts
    Stokes
    Rose
    Israel
    Crosthwaite
    Overton
    Livingston
    Couts
    Ayuntamiento in San Diego
    Board of Alderman, San Diego
    City of San Diego
    Pueblo of San Diego
    Town of San Diego
    Court of the Port of San Diego
    Presidio of San Diego
    Common Council of the City of San Diego
    Town Council, San Diego
    San Diego
    Soledad
    Middle Town
    Old Town
    Presidio
    Valley of San Jose or San José del Valle
    Tijuana, Mexico
    Los Angeles
    San Francisco Upper California
    Schooner Honolulu
    Land between Juan and Washington Streets, San Diego
    Ayuntamiento of the town and district of San Diego
    Ricardo Military Reserve
    Ballast Point
    La Playa
    Colorado Street
    Jackson Square on San Diego Bay
    Petitions
    Accounting
    Registrar or Register
    Titles or Deeds
    Bills and Invoices
    Correspondence
    Spanish Stamped Paper
    Land Claims
    Survey
    Election Poll Lists
    Vote Tallies
    Prisoner records
    supply lists
    Protocols
    Ordinanzas or Ordinances
    Resolutions
    Message from the Mayor
    Alcalde Attorney Mayor Brevit Major General Governor Assessor Councilman Alderman landowner prisoner committee member and president surveyor cattle rancher Customs Receiver Regidore
    title
    land claims
    deeds
    license
    petition
    certificate of election
    customs receipt
    survey
    politician
    father or padre or priest
    attorney
    surveyor
    cattle rancher
    governmental official
    Customs Receiver
    Alcalde
    Mayor
    Major
    General
    Treasurer
    Sheriff or Marshall
    educator
    translator
    scribe or Srios
    Syndico
    Regidore

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