Case file for United States vs. Máximo Martínez, Corte de Madera [San Mateo and Santa Clara County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena May 1, 1844, to Maximo Martinez, an augmentation of 2 leagues, by description. Claim filed by Maximo Martinez Feb. 12, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Feb. 28, 1853. Confirmed by the District Court Sept. 10, 1855; appeal dismissed Apl. 2, 1857. Patent issued to Maximo Martinez June 19, 1858, for 13,316.05 acres. The patent is recorded in San Jose, Santa Clara County, and in Redwood City, San Mateo County. This patent includes the Cañada del Corte de Madera, both patented under the name of Corte de Madera. No. 173 General and Office map. In San Mateo County 9,644.56 acres; in Santa Clara County 3,671.49 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 181 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 225, Expediente 366, Docket 36, 36 ND, GLO 173




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