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John McHenry legal papers, ca. 1835-1880.
BANC MSS C-B 308 box 1; BANC MSS C-B 308 box 2; BANC MSS C-B 308 portfolio; BANC MSS C-B 308
Collection Overview

Title:

John McHenry legal papers, ca. 1835-1880

Creator/Contributor:

McHenry, John, 1809-1880, creator

Abstract:

Contains legal documents including agreements, subpoenas, land surveys, fire insurance policies, deeds, and other assorted legal documents relating to McHenry's legal practice. Also includes receipts for the legal practice and clippings.

Date:

1835 (issued)

Subject:

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McHenry, John -- 1809-1880 -- Archives
Land tenure -- California
Real property -- California
Fire insurance -- California
Lawyers -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History

Note:

John McHenry legal papers, BANC MSS C-B 308, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Judge John McHenry migrated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1850 from New Orleans. He opened law offices in San Francisco and commuted from across the bay from his land Temescal Rancho. In 1864 he moved his family to San Francisco. McHenry returned to the East Bay in 1878 and died there in 1880.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes, 1 portfolio (.7 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 308 box 1
BANC MSS C-B 308 box 2
BANC MSS C-B 308 portfolio
BANC MSS C-B 308

Origin:

California