Case file for United States vs. John B. R. Cooper, Molino (also called "Levantic Huyme" or "Levanta Hyume") [Sonoma County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Gutierrez Feb. 24, 1836, to John B. R. Cooper; 4 leagues, by diseño in exchange for Rio Ojotske granted by Figueroa Dec. 23, 1833, a grant of 10.5 leagues, by name. Claim filed by John B. R. Cooper April 21, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Nov. 14, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 24, 1856; appeal dismissed Dec. 15, 1856. Patent issued to John B. R. Cooper April 3, 1858, for 17,892.42 acres. The patent is recorded in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, No. 53 General Land Office map. Hoffman, Land Cases, 101. Federal Cases 14,862, 1856. This Grant was also sometimes called Molinos. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 442 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Título 92, Expediente 264, Docket 193, 227 ND, GLO 53




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