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Guide to the San Diego Pueblo Lands Collection MS 267
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Mexican decree, 1834

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Original tracing of Mexican decree establishing San Diego and Santa Barbara as presidios and granting both cities land from the public domain, 1834 (individual pages encapsulated).
Box-folder 1:2

Mexican decree, 1834-1845

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Copies of tracing and transcription of Mexican decree establishing San Diego and Santa Barbara as presidios and granting both cities land from the public domain, 1834.
Reproduction of Fitch map of San Diego, 1845.
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"President and Trustees of the City of San Diego vs. U.S. government for Pueblo Lands" case number 589, 1850-1889


Transcription of San Diego City’s land claim petition to the California Board of Land Commissioners.
Letter from City Attorney Thomas W. Sutherland to San Diego Mayor regarding records related to the incorporation of the Pueblo, August 26, 1850 (1 transcription, 1 photostatic copy).
Affidavit of Testimony of Santiago Arguello for Case No. 589, September 19, 1872.
Testimonies of Santiago Arguello and Jose Matias Moreno for Case No. 589, 1854 Sept. 13 (2 copies). Attached is a Decree of Confirmation filed for Case No. 589, November 19, 1889.
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"Island or Pennisula of San Diego," 1869 June 11-July 6

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Transcription of United States decree further confirming land claims in San Diego previously settled, including land claim by Archibald C. Peachy and William H. Aspinwall.
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U.S. Patent of Pueblo Lands, 1874

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Transcription of U.S. Patent of Pueblo Lands conferred by President Ulysses S. Grant, 1874.
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Rancho San Jacinto Viejo Land Claims, 1839-1880 and undated


Reproduction of Jose Antonio Estudillo’s original Rancho San Jacinto Viejo land grant, 1839.
Reproduction of land claim petition presented to the California board of land commissioners by Victoria Dominguez Estudillo, widow of Jose Antonio, 1854.
Reproduction of land dispute case brought against the Estudillo family by John Flanagan, 1878-1880.
Reproduction of map of Rancho San Jacinto.
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Titles of sale for Pueblo Lands, 1868-1872


Document of sale for multiple lots of city (pueblo) lands, 1868-1869
Copy of an Abstract of title for Lot No. 226, 1872
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County Pueblo Lands assessments and lists of Lots leased, 1892-1893 and undated


County Lands Assessment Lists with handwritten entries of different lots and their acreage, 1892-1893
Two handwritten lists of Pueblo Lots leased to Adolf G. Gassen, undated
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Pueblo League of San Diego, 1869-1889


Original handwritten Pueblo League Constitution and Bylaws with list of members, 1869
Transcription of Pueblo League Constitution and Bylaws with added document establishing the Multiple Protection Association (as a group within the Pueblo League), 1889
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Secondary sources on Pueblo Lands, 1935-1952