Case file for United States vs. Archibald Richie, Suisun Rancho [Solano County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Jan. 28, 1842, to Francisco Solano, Indian chief and Captain in the Mexican Army; 4 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Archibald A. Ritchie Jan. 21, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Jan. 3, 1853. Confirmed by the District Court Nov. 8, 1853. Confirmed by the Supreme Court Mar. 10, 1855, by mandate. Patent issued to Archibald A. Ritchie Jan. 17, 1857, for 17.754.73 acres. The patent is recorded in Fairfield, Solano County. No. 91 General Land Office map, US vs Ritchie, 17 Howard 524; 15 Law Ed 236, Mar. 10, 1856. Waterman vs Smith, 13 Cal 372, 1859. Opinions of Attorney General, VII, 681, Apl. 24, 1856. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 815 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 266, Docket 3, 2 ND, GLO 91




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