Case file for United States vs. José M. Covarrubias, Island of Santa Catalina [Los Angeles County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Pico July 4, 1846, to Tomas M. Robbins; the island by that name. Claim filed by Jose M. Covarrubias Feb. 3, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Sept. 25, 1855. Confirmed by the District Court Mar. 1, 1858; appeal dismissed by the Supreme Court by mandate filed Aug. 15, 1865. Patent issued to Jose M. Covarrubias Apl. 10, 1867, for 45,820.43 acres. The patent is recorded in Los Angeles. No. 470 General Land Office map. Alta California on Feb. 26, 1858 gave the area as 70,000 acres. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 275 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Deposited Expediente 2, Unclassified Expediente 60, 79, 129, 245, Docket 547, 368 SD, GLO 470




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