Case file for United States vs. Rufina Castro, Solis [Santa Clara County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Victoria Sept. 27, 1831, permission to occupy, and (2) by marginal note by Figueroa Aug. 8, 1835, both grants to Mariano Castro; 2 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Rufina Castro and heirs Mar. 2, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Dec. 4, 1855. Confirmed by the District Court May 1, 1856; appeal dismissed Mar. 24, 1857. Patent issued to Rufina Castro et al Jan. 18, 1859, for 8,875.46 acres. The patent is recorded in San Jose, Santa Clara County. No. 225 General Land Office map. This grant was also called Carnadera y Animas, and also Ojo del Cavallo, and also San Antonio. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 801 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 26, Docket 690, 405 ND, GLO 225




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