Case file for United States vs. María A. P. Castro, Bolsa Nueva del Cojo y Cañada de San Miguel (also called "Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo") [Monterey County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Sola, no date, (2) by Aguello Dec. 24, 1824, to Francisco Maria Soto, Bolsa Nueva, and (3) Feb. 14, 1825, to Simeon Castro, Moro Cojo, and (4) by Chico May 14, 1836, to Simeon Castro, Bolsa Nueva, and (5) by Alvarado Nov. 20, 1837, to Simeon Castro, Bolsa Nueva, and (6) by Micheltorena Sept. 26, 1844, to Maria Antonia Pico de Castro and Heirs of Simeon Castro, Bolsa del Cojo, Bolsa Nueva and Cañada de San Miguel. A total of 8 leagues. Claim filed by Maria Antonia Pico de Castro et al Feb. 19, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Feb. 7, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Jan. 12, 1857, appeal dimsissed Mar. 1, 1858. Patent issued to Maria Antonia Pico de Castro et al, heirs, Nov. 20, 1876, for 30,901.34 acres. The patent is recorded in Salinas, Monterey County. No. 245 General Land Office map. The grant name is variously written: Bolsa Nueva, Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo, Bolsa del Cojo, Bolsa nueva del Cojo, Bolsa del Moro Cojo, Bolsa de Escarpin, Cañada de San Miguel. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 069 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 164, Docket 606, 98 SD, GLO 245




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