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Guide to the Collection of Orange County Rancho Title Abstracts
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Abstract and Title Insurance Company of Los Angeles title abstracts

Box: 1 : 1

Rancho Boca de la Playa,1879-1887

Scope and Content Note

Document includes mortgage documents, minutes of probate court proceedings, 3 hand drawn maps, patents, and deeds assessments for such historic California personages as Emigdio Vejar, Pablo Pryor, and Marcos Forster (son of prominent landowner John Forster).
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Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana1868-1891

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Document includes 4 hand-drawn maps, minutes of probate court proceedings, deeds, mortgage records, tax assessments and certificates.
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Remaining interest of Henry Watson in the Smythe Tract,1869-1887

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Document includes a hand-drawn map of Smythe Tract along with a number of deeds, mortgages and assessments.
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Pendleton and Williams, Examiners of Titles and Searchers of Records. Title abstracts of the Colima Tract of Rancho Santa Gertrudis,1871-1887

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Mimeographed document detailing a title search for the Colima Tract property with its concluding 5 years searched and certified by Pendleton and Williams. Document includes works by a number of early California title examiners, such as Judson (who offered the first California land title) Gillette and Gibson, Hazzard and many others.