Case file for United States vs. William (alias Julian) Gordon, Quesesosi (also called "Jesús María" "Rio de Jesús María") [Yolo County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Jan. 27, 1843, to Julian Gordan; 2 leagues; by name. Claim filed by William Gordan Apl. 28, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Jan. 10, 1853. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 2, 1857; appeal dismissed June 2, 1857. Patent issued to William Gordan Feb. 4, 1860, for 8,894.49 acres. The patent is recorded in Woodland, Yolo County. No. 85 gneral Land Office map. See also Santa Rosa deeds, and Woodland deeds. The grantee had been put in possession of the land by General Vallejo in 1838. Gordan was known both as Julian and as William. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 615 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 518, Filed Expediente 39, Docket 203, 26 ND, GLO 85




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