Case file for United States vs. Ellen E. White, Cholam (also called "Cholame") [San Luis Obispo and Monterey County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena Feb. 7, 1844, to Mauricio Gonzales; 6 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Ellen E. White Mar. 12, 1852. Rejected by the Board Jan. 17, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 15, 1858. Appeal dismissed and case remanded by the Supreme Court Mar. 13, 1860, by mandate. Patent issued to Ellen E. White Apl. 1, 1865, for 26,621.82 acres. The patent is recorded in San Luis Obispo and in Salinas, Monterey County. No. 314 General Land Office map. In San Luis Obispo County 13,670.34 acres; in Monterey County 12,951.48 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 158 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 201, Expediente 342, Docket 98, 71 SD, GLO 314




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