Case file for United States vs. Samuel Carpenter et al, Santa Gertrudis [Los Angeles and Orange Counties]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Fages Nov. 20, 1784, to Manuel Nieto, 33 leagues, and (2) by Figueroa May 22, 1834, to Josefa Cota de Nieto; 5 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Samuel Carpenter et al Sept. 11, 1852. Confirmed by the Board Sept. 12, 1854. Confirmed by the District Court Jan. 22, 1857, Oct. 4, 1862, and Aug. 13, 1869. Patent issued to James P. McFarland and John G. Downey Aug. 19, 1870, for 17,602.01 acres. The patent is recorded in Los Angeles. No. 466 General land Office map. In Los Angeles County 17,582.81 acres; in Orange County 19.20 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 765 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Unclassified Expediente 1, Expediente 103, 335, 576, Docket 339, 194 SD, GLO 466




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