Case file for United States vs. Ricardo Vejar and Ignacio Palomares, San José [Los Angeles County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado (1) Apl. 15, 1837, to Ricardo Vijar and Ignacio Palomares, about 1.5 leagues, by name, and (2) Mar. 14, 1840, to Ricardo Vijar, Ignacio Palomares and Luis Arenas, the above grant and an augmentation of 1 league to San Jose. On Feb. 12, 1846, the grant was partitioned among the three grantees. Claim filed by Ricardo Vijar et al Oct. 9, 1852, for about 2 leagues. Confirmed by the Board Jan. 31, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Feb. 25, 1856; appeal dismissed Feb. 23, 1857. Patent issued to Henry Dalton, Ignacio Palomares, and Ricardo Vijar Jan. 20, 1875, for 22,340.41 acres. The patent is recorded in Los Angeles. No. 458 General Land Office map. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 707 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Filed Expediente 75, Unclassified Expediente 124, Expediente 141, Docket 388, 128 SD, GLO 458




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