Case file for Russell vs. Nicolás Dodero, an injunction suit concerning Tres Ojos de Agua [Santa Cruz County]. Includes transcript of the proceedings and related documents.
Granted (1) by Gutierrez, 1837, but the papers were lost, and (2) by Micheltorena Mar. 18, 1844, to Nicolas Dodero; (a) 300 varas for a mill site, and (b) 1,000 varas, Mesa del Ojo de Agua, for cultivation, by name. This grant was closely related to 587, Potrero y Rincon de San Pedro Regalado, 383 SD. Court case 397 SD was an injunction suit; Russell vs Dodero, 1861. Russell's claim to this land was confirmed by the District Court but no patent was ever issued. Jimeno and Hartnell in their index used number 357 twice: once for this grant and the other for 785, San Vicente y Santa Monica, 143 SD. In the "Complete" expediente in the National Archives, 357 contains all the papers for this grant except one San Vicente diseño. Bowman, J.N. Index of the Spanish-Mexican private land grant records and cases of California, I, 841 (shelved as BANC MSS C-R 17, Bancroft Library).
Associated Case Numbers: Toma 217, Expediente 357, Docket 591, 397 SD, 285 SD, GLO 211




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