Case file for United States vs. Hiram Grimes, Francis W. Grimes and William H. McKee, Pescadero [Stanislaus and San Joaquin County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Nov. 26, 1843, to Valentin Higuera and Rafael Feliz; 8 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Hiram Grimes, Francis W. Grimes, and William H. McKee July 22, 1852. Rejected by the Board Feb. 14, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Apl. 11, 1856; appeal dismissed Dec. 22, 1856. Patent issued to Hiram Grimes, Francis W. Grimes, and William H. McKee Jan. 18, 1858, for 35,446.00 acres. The patent is recorded in Stockton, San Joaquin County, and in Modesto, Stanislaus County. No. 107 General Land Office map. In Stanislaus County 19,897.12 acres; in San Joaquin County 15,548.88 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 561 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 176, Expediente 371, Docket 293, 137 ND, GLO 107




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