Case file for United States vs. Bishop Joseph S. Alemany, Northern District Missions: Mission Dolores (also called "San Francisco (de Asis)") [San Francisco County], Mission San José [Alameda County], Mission San Rafael [Marin County], Mission Santa Clara [Santa Clara County], Mission Sonoma (also called "Mission San Francisco Solano") [Sonoma County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Founded July 26, 1776; the traditional date is Oct. 9, 1776. Claim filed by Bishop Joseph S. Alemany Feb. 19, 1853, for 2 lots of about 9.72 acres. Confirmed by the Board Dec. 18, 1855. Appeal dismissed by the District Court Mar. 22, 1858. Patent issued to Bishop Joseph S. Alemany Mar. 3, 1858, for 8.60 acres. The patent is recorded in San José, Santa Clara County. No. 161 General Land Office map. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 420 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Docket 609, 425 ND, 388 SD, GLO 161, GLO 448, GLO 43, GLO 188, GLO 70




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