Case file for United States vs. Henry Cocks et al, San Barnabe [Monterey County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Alvarado Mar. 10, 1841, 1 league, by name, to Jose Molina, and (2) also by Alvarado Apl. 6, 1842, 2 leagues, by name, to Petronelo Rios. Claim filed by Henry Cocks et al Feb. 9, 1853. Confirmed by the board Mar. 20, 1855. Appeal dismissed by the District Court June 8, 1857. Patent issued to Henry Cocks Mar. 27, 1873, for 13,296.38 acres. The patent is recorded in Salinas, Monterey County. No. 303 General Land Office map. This grant was also called San Bernade de Santa Cruz. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 673 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 82, 129, Unclassified Expediente 153, Expediente 224, Docket 571, 306 SD, GLO 303




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