Case file for United States vs. Bishop S. Alemany, Cañada de los Pinos (also called "College Rancho," "San Isidro," "Aguichum, and Rancho de Collegio Episcopal) [Santa Barbara County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted by Micheltorena (1) Mar. 16, 1844, for Sotonoconui, Calabaza, and Alisguey, 6 leagues, and (2) Sept. 26, 1844, an adjoining 2 leagues augmentation, Cañada de los Pinos, which included the preceding two grants. All grants were to the Seminary of Santa Inez; a total of 8 leagues. Claim filed by Bishop Joseph S. Alemany Feb. 19, 1853. Confirmed by the Board Dec. 18, 1855. Appeal dismissed by the District Court Mar. 15, 1858. Patent issued to Bishop Joseph S. Alemany Feb. 28, 1861, for 35,499.37 acres. The patent is recorded in Santa Barbara. No. 363 General Land Office map. This grant was composed of several valleys in addition to the three listed above. It was also called San Isidro, and also Aguichumo. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 126 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 216, 238, Filed Expediente 134, Expediente 368, 540, Docket 609, 388 SD, GLO 363




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