Case file for United States vs. José Castro, San José y Sur Chiquita [Monterey County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Alvarado Apl. 16, 1839, to Marcelino Escobar; about 2 leagues, by name. Claim filed by Jose Castro Feb. 2, 1853. Rejected by the Board Aug. 28, 1855. Confirmed by the Circuit Court Nov. 1, 1864, and remanded to the District Court Nov. 7, 1868. Confirmed by the District Court June 2, 1882. Patent issued to Joseph S. Emery and Nathan W. Spaulding, administrators, May 4, 1888, for 8,818.56 acres. The patent is recorded in Salinas, Monterey County. No. 552 General Land Office map. No record of this case has been found in the Circuit Court docket. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 711 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 60, Unclassified Expediente 98, Expediente 198, Docket 546, 373 SD, GLO 552




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