Case file for United States vs. Agustín and Ignacio Machado, Ballona (also called "Paso de las Carretas") [Los Angeles County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Nov. 27, 1839, to Agustin and Ignacio Machado and to Felipe and Tomas Talmantes; 7,835 by 9,800 by 7,300 by 7,800 varas or about 3 leagues. Claim filed by Agustin and Ignacio Machado, and Felipe and Tomas Talamantes Oct. 2, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Feb. 14, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Jan. 15, 1856; appeal dismissed Jan. 28, 1857. Patent issued to Agustin Machado et al Dec. 8, 1873, for 13,919.90 acres. The patent is recorded in Los Angeles. No. 434 General Land Office map. The land has been occupied provisionally since about 1820. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 048 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 43, 44, Expediente 184, Docket 369, 123 SD, GLO 434




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