Case file for United States vs. Gregorio Briones, Baulines (also called "Bolinas") [Marin County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by (1) permission to occupy by Salvador Vallejo Oct. 19, 1841, and (2) in fee by Pico Nov. 29, 1845, to Gregorio Briones; 2 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Gregorio Briones Jan. 31, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Aug. 15, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Jan. 19, 1857, and Aug. 31, 1865. Patent issued to Gregorio Briones Jan. 9, 1866, for 8,911.34 acres. The patent is recorded in San Rafael, Marin County. No. 35 General Land Office map. This grant is sometimes referred to as a sobrante, but there is nothing in the papers of the case to indicate that this was a sobrante. The name is also written Bolinas. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 050 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Unclassified Expdiente 157, Docket 541, 189 ND, 174 SD, GLO 35




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