Case file for United States vs. John Roland and J. L. Hornsby, Huecos (also called "Sobrante de Animas y Pala") [Santa Clara County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Pico May 6, 1846, to Luis Arenas and John Roland; about 9 leagues, by description. Claim filed by John Roland and J.L. Hornsby July 6, 1852. Rejected by the Board Nov. 21, 1854. Rejected by the District Court May 13, 1863. Confirmed by the Supreme Court Nov. 21, 1870, by mandate, and by the District Court Jan. 16, 1871. Patent issued to John Roland and J.L. Hornsby May 13, 1876, for 39,950.92 acres. The patent is recorded in San Jose, Santa Clara County. No. 182 General Land Office map. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 265 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 551, Docket 282, 221 ND, GLO 182




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