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John Gilroy papers, 1846-1853.
BANC MSS C-B 688
Collection Overview

Title:

John Gilroy papers, 1846-1853

Creator/Contributor:

Gilroy, John, 1794-1869, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Mervine, William, 1791-1868, signer.

Creator/Contributor:

Fauntleroy, Daingerfield, 1799-1853, correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains a handwritten letter (1 page), dated August 28, 1846, from Daingerfield Fauntleroy, concerning John Gilroy's appointment as a United States justice of the peace of San Juan Bautista, California, along with the enclosed official appointment orders (1 page), dated August 26, 1846, from Monterey, California, signed by Commander William Mervine. Also includes a receipt, dated May 6, 1853, for a $2500 payment made by I.W. Shephard and Joseph Shephard to be applied to a mortage payment due with any amount remaining to be refunded to them, signed by John Gilroy, Clara M. Gilroy with her mark, and by a witness, A. Watkins.

Date:

1846 (issued)

Subject:

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Gilroy, John -- 1794-1869 -- Archives
Gilroy, John -- 1794-1869 -- Correspondence
Fauntleroy, Daingerfield -- 1799-1853 -- Correspondence
Mervine, William -- 1791-1868
Justices of the peace -- California -- San Juan Bautista
San Juan Bautista (Calif.) -- History

Note:

John Gilroy papers, 1846-1853, BANC MSS C-B 688, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Related collection: Daingerfield Fauntleroy papers, (BANC MSS C-B 764 FILM).
John Gilroy (1794-1869), born in Scotland as John Cameron, arrived in Monterey, California in 1814. He took his mother's maiden name, and was later baptized as "Juan Bautista Gilroy." The city of Gilroy, California is named after him.
In English.
Forms part of the Thomas W. Norris Collection.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 688

Origin:

California