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Records of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
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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.
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.
65 items (40 linear feet)
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