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Indices to California land cases : ms., 1941 and 1964.
BANC MSS C-R 16 v.3 pt.1 FILM; BANC FILM 2057; BANC MSS C-R 16 Box 1; BANC MSS C-R 16 pt.2 FILM; ...
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Title:

Indices to California land cases : ms., 1941 and 1964

Creator/Contributor:

Bowman, J. N. (Jacob Neibert), 1875-1968, creator, Compiler.

Abstract:

Index to "third party" cases, U.S. Circuit Court, San Francisco; compiled under direction of J.N. Bowman, with his explanatory note; filmed 1961 April (microfilm only)
Indices to records of the U.S. Land Commissioners for California and of the U.S. District and Circuit Court cases held by The Bancroft Library.
California private land grant cases: index to minute and decree books, A-M.
California private land grant cases: index to minute and decree books M-Z; also Index to land grant cases by court case number (p. 364-395) and Index to land grant cases by claimants (p. 397-429)
Part I - Index of witnesses in the California private land grant cases, 1833-1937. Part II - Index to depositions in the Luis MarĂ­a Peralta will case (47 San Jose Probate Court) 1855-1860. (2 leaves) Appendix - Index to Indian names listed in the index of petitioners, grantees, claimants, patentees and correspondents found in the private land grant papers (9 leaves). Part III - Index to maps.
Third Party district court cases related to the private land grant cases. (5 leaves)
Testimony of William Richardson and Jeremiah E. Witcher in Private Land Grant Cases of California. Introduction and table of contents (5 leaves); Testimony of William A. Richardson in the private land grant cases, 1852-1855. (165 leaves); Testimony of Jeremiah E. Whitcher in the Limantour land grant case. January 18, 1856. (leaves 166-171)
Ms. index cards from which typed volumes were prepared. Card box 1 - Index by case file number; index of women in case files; file cards on Sutter clan. Card box 2 - Index to Southern District minutes. Card box 3 - Index of witnesses, A-C. Card box 4 - Index of witnesses, D-K. Card box 5 - Index of witnesses, L-Q. Card box 6 - Index of witnesses, R-Z. Card box 7-10 - Duplicate card file of index of witnesses. Card box 10 - Index of maps.

Date:

1941 (issued)

Subject:

United States. -- Land Commissioners for California.
United States. -- Dictrict Court. -- California.
United States. -- Circuit Court (9th Circuit)
Land tenure -- California
Land grants -- California

Note:

Two individual volumes duplicate the first 2 of 5 vols. in box.
Volumes in typescript; card files in manuscript.
Compiled under the direction of J.N. Bowman, with his introductory notes.
Index to maps of private land grant cases of California (v. 3 in Indices to California land grant cases): also available on microfilm with call number BANC MSS C-R 16 FILM (negative, Box 549:18).
Box 1, folders v. 1A, 1B, and 1C, California Private Land Grant Cases, Index to minute and decree books, and v. 4, Third Party District Court Cases related to the private land grant cases: also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2057 (negative, Box 2040).
Index to "third party" cases: also available on microfilm with call number BANC MSS C-R 16 FILM (negative, Box 558:1).
Documents pertaining to the adjudication of private land claims in California, 1852-1892, are held by The Bancroft Library and classified as: BANC MSS Land case files 1852-1892; on microfilm as: BANC MSS FILM C-A 300.
Index of Spanish-Mexican private land grant cases and records of California is classified as: BANC MSS C-R 17.
California private land grant cases index of the reports of the U.S. Surveyor General (4 p.) is classifed as mF862.1.B55x in the book collection of The Bancroft Library.

Physical Description:

print
2 v., 5 v. in 1 box, and 10 boxes of card files.
3 microfilm reels : negative and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-R 16 v.3 pt.1 FILM
BANC FILM 2057
BANC MSS C-R 16 Box 1
BANC MSS C-R 16 pt.2 FILM
BANC MSS C-R 16 v.2 phot. pt.1
BANC MSS C-R 16 v.2 phot. pt.2
BANC MSS C-R 16 v.3 phot.
BANC MSS C-R 16 v.3 pt.1
BANC MSS C-R 16 v.3 pt.2
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 1
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 2
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 3
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 4
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 5
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 6
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 7
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 8
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 9
BANC MSS C-R 16 card box 10
BANC MSS C-R 16
BANC MSS C-R 16

Origin:

California