Case file for United States vs. Hiram Grimes, New Helvetia (also called "Nueva Helvetia and Sobrante") [Sacramento County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Alvarado June 18, 1841, New Helvetia, 11 leagues, by name, and (2) by Micheltorena Feb. 5, 1845, the sobrante of 22 leagues. The first grant was to John A. Sutter and the second to John A. Sutter Sr. and John A. Sutter Jr. Claim filed by Hiram Grimes Mar. 1, 1853, for 1/3 of 2 leagues. Rejected by the Board Jan. 15, 1856. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 6, 1857. Rejected by the Supreme Court Feb. 23, 1863, by mandate, because the claim for the sobrante in which this claim is located had already been rejected by the Supreme Court. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 516 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 97, Expediente 250, Docket 683, 417 ND




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