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Records of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
MS0107  
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Description
Contains documentation of the early activities, legal actions, and expenses of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office including arrest records, meal counts, court records, and sheriff’s actions.
Background
San Luis Obispo County was established on February 18, 1850 by legislative act and California was admitted to the United States later that year. Henry J. Dalley was the first county sheriff elected to serve the county with a population of approximately 300 residents.
Extent
65 items (40 linear feet)
Restrictions
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Availability
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