The Finding Aid for the R.C. Brooks Court Records C057876

J. Davis
Society of California Pioneers
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 150
Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94129


B002182/ B-2-1B

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Title: R.C. Brooks Court Records
Identifier/Call Number: C057876
Physical Description: 1 folder
Date (inclusive): Circa 1866
Abstract: This folder contains the court records pertaining to one R.C. Brooks and his liquor distilling operation and saloon.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and Date of Acquisition Unknown

Existence and Location of Originals

The Society of California Pioneers, 101 Montogomery St. Suite 150. Persidio of San Francisco, San Francisco CA, 94129

Preferred Citation

R.C. Brooks Court Records, The Society of California Pioneers.

Scope and Contents

The hand written document is a court record that states the defendant, R. C. Brooks, asserts he did not claim his still and/or pay the duties and tax due on the fermented spirits that he produced with said still. The paper is filed in the "US District Court of Northern California." The court record case number is 308 and a verdict was handed down on September 12th, 1866 in favor of the claimant (the IRS) and resulted in R.C. Brooks being forced to forfeit "one copper still".

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Frontier and pioneer life – California
Pioneers -- California
Brooks, R.C.
Hoffman, Ogden, 1822-1891