Case file for United States vs. Francisco M. Alvarado, Penasquitos (also called "María de los Penasquitos") [San Diego County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Arguello June 15, 1823, I league, by name, and (2) by Figueroa May 5, 1834, an augmentation of 1 league, both grants to Francisco Maria Ruiz. Claim filed by Francisco M. Alvarado Nov. 4, 1852. Rejected by the Board Feb. 21, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 4, 1858. Appeal dismissed by the Supreme Court Feb. 29, 1876, by mandate. Patent issued to Francisco M. Ruiz Apl. 13, 1876, for 8,486.01 acres. The patent is recorded in San Diego. No. 525 General Land Office map. The augmentation was called Cuervo. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 560 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Expediente 98, Docket 452, 142 SD, GLO 525




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