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Guide to the Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers, 1839-1865
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1839-1865
    Box Number: 201, 320
    Creator: Vasquez, Jose Tiburcio, 1795-1862
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jose Tiburcio Vasquez Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.).
    Land grants--California.
    Vasquez, Jose Tiburcio, 1795-1862.


    Business papers, correspondence, land grant materials, legal papers, Mission Dolores accounts, receipts, promissory notes, tax assessments.


    Jose Tiburcio Vasquez was born October 14, 1795 in San Jose, California. He served as a soldier in San Francisco from about 1819 through1825. In 1839, he was granted Rancho de los Pilarcitos, 4,436 acres in San Mateo County. From 1839 through 1846 he was administrator and major domo of Mission Dolores. After the American conquest of California, he continued to reside on his rancho near Spanishtown, engaging in various farming and merchandising enterprises until his death in 1862.


    • Bernal, Rosario
    • Buelna, Felix
    • Fontain, Flaviano, Padre
    • Harding, J. F.
    • Hartnell, William Edward Petty, 1798-1854
    • Hinchley, William
    • Peyton, Bernard
    • Salasar, Fedoro
    • Sanchez, Francisco
    • Vasquez, Jose Tiburcio, 1795-1862