Case file for United States vs. the Heirs of José Higuera, Tularcitos [Santa Clara County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Sola Oct. 4, 1821, and (2) by Alvarado Feb. 14, 1839, with an augmentation, to José Higuera; 1 league, by name. Claim filed by Antonia Higuera et al, heirs, April 2, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Nov. 28, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Nov. 26, 1861. Survey confirmed by the Supreme Court Feb. 13, 1865, by mandate. Patent issued to the heirs of José Higuera July 8, 1870, for 4,384.35 acres. The patent is recorded in San Jose, Santa Clara County, No. 137 General Land Office map. US vs Higuera, Federal Cases 15,362, Nov. 25, 1861, and 15,363, June 24, 1862. Higuera vs US, 5 Wallace 827; 18 Law Ed 469, Feb. 13, 1865. Noerenhant vs Higuera, 32 Cal 289, 1867. See Llano del Abrevadero, 203 ND. This grant was also called San Ignacio y Tularcitos. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 846 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Filed Expediente 28, Docket 148, 228 ND, GLO 137




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