Case file for United States vs. Catharine Sheldon and Gabriel W. Gunn, Omuchumnes (also called Cosumnes or Río de los Cosumnes al Norte") [Sacramento County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Jan. 4, 1844, to Joaquin Sheldon; 5 leages, by description. Claim filed by Catharine Sheldon and Gabriel W. Gunn, administrators, Apl. 10, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Oct. 10, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Dec. 3, 1856; appeal dismissed Aug. 6, 1857. Patent issued to Catharine Sheldon et al July 1, 1870, for 18,661.86 acres. The patent is recorded in Sacramento. No. 95 General Land Office map. The name of the grant is also written Omochumes; in the expediente it is Cosumnes. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 536 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 197, Expediente 328, Expediente 423, Docket 173, 182 ND, GLO 95




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