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California Private Land Claims Collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2019.422

Content Description

The California Private Land Claims Collection is made up of copies of a selection of California private land claims presented to the Public Land Commission (1852-1856) to determine the validity of prior Spanish and Mexican land grants within California. The contents include handwritten transcripts of proceedings and maps.

Acquisition Type

Transfer

Provenance

The provenance of the materials may be revealed during processing. Possible sources of the copies may be found in Beers, "Spanish & Mexican records of the American Southwest."

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1852 - 1856

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Inventory

Not inventoried.