Title:Mott-Von Schmidt family papers, circa 1849-1899
Mott Von Schmidt family papers
Creator/Contributor:Mott, Isaac T.
Creator/Contributor:Von Schmidt, A. W. (Alexis Waldemar), 1821-1906
Creator/Contributor:Bidwell, John, 1819-1900, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Gillespie, Eugene F., correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Field, Stephen J. (Stephen Johnson), 1816-1899, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880
Creator/Contributor:Sargent, A. A. (Aaron Augustus), 1827-1887, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879
Creator/Contributor:Hoyt, Charles H., d. 1897, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Von Schmidt family.
Letters and documents of Isaac T. Mott and his son-in-law, Alexis W. von Schmidt, relating primarily to litigation involving
Johnson's Rancho in Yuba County in the 1850s and to von Schmidt's survey work. Included are copies or drafts of letters written
by them; letters (some copies) from John Bidwell, Eugene F. Gillespie, Stephen J. Field, John A. Sutter, Aaron A. Sargent,
Caleb Cushing, Charles H. Hoyt and others; documents relating to the land case involving the Rancho; papers relating to von
Schmidt's work on the California boundary survey, 1853-1857, and three survey notebooks, one of which also contains his journal
for a Sierra trip, 1856; miscellaneous financial and legal papers, etc.; and Edward A. von Schmidt's survey transit notebook,
Subject:Von Schmidt family -- Archives
Mott family -- Archives
Land tenure -- California -- Yuba County
Surveyors -- California
Johnson's Ranch (Calif.)
California -- Boundaries
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Mott-Von Schmidt family papers, BANC MSS C-B 583, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Maps transferred to the map collection of The Bancroft Library. Technical drawing transferred to the Pictorial Collections
of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1956.011--B).
1 box (0.4 linear feet)
BANC MSS C-B 583 box 1