Case file for United States vs. Juan P. Pacheco, San Luis Gonzaga [Merced and Santa Clara county]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado, 1841, to Francisco Rivers, 1 league, by description. Rivers abandoned the grant, it was denounced by and was granted to Juan P. Pacheco and Jose M. Mejia by Micheltorena Oct. 3, 1843; 11 leagues. Claim filed by Juan P. Pacheco Feb. 12, 1852. Rejected by the Board Oct. 18, 1853. Confirmed by the District Court Apl. 21, 1856. Appeal dismissed by the Supreme Court Dec. 7, 1857, by mandate. Patent issued to Juan P. Pacheco May 6,1871, for 48,821.43 acres. The patent is recorded in San Jose, Santa Clara County, and in Merced. No. 234 General Land Office map. In Merced County 32,701.32 acres; in Santa Clara County 16,120.11 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 727 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 119, Toma 192, Expediente 315, Docket 37, 62 ND, GLO 234




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