Case file for United States vs. Guadalupe Vasquez et al, San Miguel (also called "Chisiño") [Sonoma County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Alvarado Nov. 2, 1840, 1.5 leagues, and (2) by Micheltorena Oct. 14, 1844, to Marcus West; 6 leagues, by name, to cover the erroneous measurement of 1840. Claim filed by Guadalupe Vasquez et al May 31, 1852, for 6 leagues. Rejected by the Board April 24, 1855. Confirmed by the District Court June 2, 1857, and June 15, 1863, for 1.5 leagues. Confirmed by the Supreme Court Feb. 27, 1860, by mandate. Patent issued to the widow and heirs of Marcus West June 29, 1865, for 6,663.23 acres. Jimeno's index calls the grant Chisiño; the papers in the case only note that the grant was bounded on the north and northeast by Sierra de Chinon. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 735 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 213, Docket 251, 326 ND, GLO 62




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