Case file for United States vs. William (Guillermo) A. Richardson, Sausalito (also called "Saucelito") [Marin County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Feb. 11, 1838, to Guillermo A. Richardson; 3 leagues, by name. Claim filed by William A. Richardson Mar. 16, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Dec. 27, 1853. Confirmed by the District Court Feb. 11, 1856. Appeal dismissed by the Supreme Court Apl. 2, 1857. Patent issued to Guillermo A. Richardson heirs Aug. 7, 1879, for 19,571.92 acres. The patent is recorded in San Rafael, Marin County. No. 36 General Land Office map. The name of this grant is also written Saucilito. It is also sometimes referred to as a sobrante but nothing is found in the papers in the case to indicate that it was. Richardson's first position is dated Feb. 18, 1835, but no action followed until Feb. 11, 1838. The name Galindo as a prior grantee is not found in the papers in the case. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 789 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 111, Unclassified Expediente 192, Docket 104, 83 ND, 183 ND, GLO 36




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