Case file for United States vs. Liberta Ceseña Bull, et al, Laguna Seca (also called Refugio de la Laguna Seca, Nuestra Señora del Refugio o Laguna Seca, and Laguna de Santa Teresa) [Santa Clara County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by the Ayuntamiento of Monterey in 1823, provisionally, and (2) by Figueroa July 22, 1834, to Juan Alvires; 4 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Liberta Ceseña Bull et al May 27, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Sept. 26, 1853. Confirmed by the District Court Feb. 11, 1856; appeal dismissed Jan. 14, 1857. Patent issued to Liberta Ceseña Bull et al Nov. 24, 1865, for 19,972.92 acres. The patent is recorded in San Jose, Santa Clara County. No. 196 General Land Office map. This rancho was called Nuestra Señora del Refugio o Laguna Seca, and also Laguna de Santa Teresa. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 307 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Título 37, Expediente 102, Docket 244, 211 ND, GLO 196




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