Case file for United States vs. Antonio M. Osio, Island of Los Angeles (also called Angel Island or "Wood Island") [Marin County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado June 11, 1839, to Antonio M. Osio; The present area is 729.60 acres. Claim filed by Antonio M. Osio Feb. 2, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Oct. 24, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 24, 1856. Rejected by the Supreme Court Mar. 12, 1860, because the governor was without authority to make such a grant, and because of lack of occupancy by the grantee. By error the record case came before the Supreme Court the same day. This island was also called Wood Island. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 271 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 25, Unclassified Expediente 35, Filed Expediente 4, Docket 18, 208 ND




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