Case file for United States vs. Francisco Rico and José A. Castro, Ranchería del Río Estanislao (also called "Río Estanislao") [Stanislaus and Calaveras County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Dec. 29, 1843, to Francisco Rico and José A. Castro; 11 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Francisco Rico and José A. Castro Mar. 2, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Oct. 16, 1855. Confirmed by the District Court Nov. 10, 1856, and Jan. 10, 1862. Patent issued to Francisco Rico and José A. Castro Jan. 31, 1863, for 48,836.64 acres. The patent is recorded in Modesto, Stanislaus County, and in San Andreas, Calaveras County. No. 102 General Land Office map. In Stanislaus County 36,476.08 acres; in Calaveras County, 12,410.56 acres. The name of this grant is also written Rancheria de Jose de Jesus. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 619 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Filed Expediente 180, Docket 767, 413 ND, GLO 102




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