Case file for United States vs. María Anastasia Higuera de Berreyesa, Putas [Napa County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Oct. 27 and 31, 1843, to Jose de Jesus and Sisto Berreyesa; 8 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Maria Anastasia Higuera de Berreyesa et al May 21, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Sept. 5, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Aug. 13, 1855; appeal dismissed Apl. 2, 1857. Patent issued to Maria Anastasia Higuera de Berryesa and Maria Nicolasa Higuera de Berreyesa Jan. 5, 1863, for 35,515.82 acres. The patent is recorded in Napa. No. 83 General Land Office map. For the spelling of the name, Putas, see 646, Rio de los Putos, 232 ND. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 612 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library)
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 190, Expediente 433, Docket 236, 175 ND, GLO 83




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