Case file for United States vs. José de la Guerra y Noriega, Simi (also called "San José de Gracia y Simi") [Ventura and Los Angeles County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Borica, 1795, and (2) by Sola Mar. 8, 1821, to Patricio, Javier, and Miguel Pico, and (3) by Alvarado Apl. 25, 1842, to Jose de la Guerra y Noriega et al ; about 25 leagues, by name. The three grantees transferred their interests to their nephew Jose de la Guerra y Noriega Nov. 20, 1832. Claim filed by Jose de la Guerra y Noriega Feb. 12, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Mar. 14, 1854. Appeal dismissed by the District Court Dec. 20, 1858. Patent issued to Jose de la Guerra y Noriega June 29, 1865, for 113,009.21 acres. The patent is recorded in Ventura and in Los Angeles. No. 400 General Land Office map. In Ventura County 108,674.93 acres; in Los Angeles County 4,334.28 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 796 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 130, Expediente 271, Docket 38, 103 SD, GLO 400




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