Case file for United States vs. José Noriega and Robert Livermore, Positas (also called "Pocitas" and Pocitas del Valle de San José) [Alameda County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Apl. 10, 1839, to Robert Livermore and Jose Noriega; 2 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Jose Noriega and Robert Livermore Feb. 27, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Feb. 14, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Feb. 18, 1859. Confirmed by the Supreme Court Feb. 24, 1865, by mandate. Patent issued to Jose Noriega, Robert Livermore, and Josefa Higuera Livermore, Administrators, May 25, 1872, for 8,880.00 acres. The patent is recorded in Oakland, Alameda County. No. 120 General Land Office map. The name of this grant is also written Pocitas. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 575 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 129, Docket 77, 135 ND, GLO 120




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