Case file for United States vs. Angel María Castro and José Antonio Rodriguez, Cienega de los Paicines (also called "Paicines") [San Benito County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Oct. 5, 1842, to Angel Maria Castro and Jose Antonio Rodriquez; 2 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Angel Castro et al Feb. 17, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Oct. 17, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Jan. 20, 1857; appeal dismissed June 4, 1857. Patent issued to Angel Castro et al Sept. 23, 1869, for 8,917.52 acres. The patent is recorded in Salinas, Monterey County. No. 268 General Land Office map. This ranch had earlier been called San Francisco del Rosario. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 162 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 159, Unclassified Expediente 205, Expediente 296, 106, 70, Docket 596, 220 SD, GLO 268




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