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Guide to the Mesa land case papers, 1853-1930
Special Collections M0053  
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    Title: Mesa land case papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1930
    Collection number: Special Collections M0053
    Creator: N/A
    Extent: .25 linear feet
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights:

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Br. Veronius Henry, 1963.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Mesa land case papers, M0053, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Summary: Copies of transcript of proceedings in case No. 238, Maria Antonia Mesa, claimant vs. The United States, defendent for the place named "Rinconada del Arroyo de San Francisquito," 1853 and 1861; and notes on Ranchos of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties from Capt. William M. Kerr Collection, San Diego Serra Museum. Notes made in 1930's from printed sources.