Case file for United States vs. Stephen Smith, Blucher (also called "Six leagues in Sonoma County) [Sonoma and Marin County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by (1) Alvarado provisionally, June 5, 1842, because petitioner was unmarried and (2) by Micheltorena Oct. 14, 1844, to Juan J. Vioget; 6 leagues, by description. Claim filed by Stephen Smith Feb. 9, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Oct. 31, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Jan. 26, 1857; appeal dismissed Apl. 2, 1857. Patent issued to Stephen Smith Jr. et al June 19, 1858, for 26,759.42 acres. The patent is recorded in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, and in San Rafael, Marin County. No. 29 General Land Office map. In Sonoma County 14, 408.44 acres; in Marin County 12,350.98 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 051 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Unclassified Expediente 186, Expediente 280, Docket 24, 224 ND, GLO 29




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