Case file for United States vs. Candelario Miramontes, Arroyo de los Pilarcitos (also called "Pilarcitos" or "Miramontes" or "Land in Santa Cruz County") [San Mateo County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Jan. 2, 1841, to Candelario Miramontes; about 1 league, by description. Claim filed by the heirs of Candelario Miramontes Sept. 22, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Feb. 6, 1855. Confirmed by the District Court Feb. 16, 1857, May 25, 1857, and Dec. 30, 1858. Confirmed by the Supreme Court Feb. 15, 1864, by mandate. Patent issued to Vicente Miramontes et al Feb. 21, 1882, for 4,424.12 acres. This grant is sometimes called San Benito, but there is nothing in the papers of the case to indicate that this was ever its name. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 34 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 74, Expediente 217, Docket 354, 269 ND, GLO 169




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