Case file for United States vs. Pearson B. Reading, Buenaventura (also called "San Buenaventura") [Shasta and Tehama County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Dec. 4, 1844, to Pearson B. Reading; 6 leagues, by name. Claim filled by Pearson B. Reading Feb. 9 1852. Confirmed by the Board Dec. 18, 1852. Confirmed by the District Court Oct. 31, 1853. Confirmed by the Supreme Court -- filed Apl. 21, 1856. Patent issued to Pearson B. Reading Jan. 17, 1857, for 26,632.09 acres. The patent is recorded in Redding, Shasta County. No. 1 General Land Office map. In Shasta County 25,802.09 acres; in Tehama County 830.00 acres. The name of this grant is sometimes written San Buenaventura; it was also called Cottonwood. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 077 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 241, Deposited Expediente 6, Docket 28, 4 ND, GLO 1




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