Maps of private land grant cases of California [ca. 1840-ca. 1892]

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Maps of private land grant cases of California, [ca. 1840-ca. 1892]

Maps of private land grant cases of California [ca. 1840-ca. 1892]

Placed on permanent deposit in The Bancroft Library by the U.S. District Court, San Francisco. Maps show land grants (ranchos) in California presented in evidence to the District Court. Dockets from which these maps were removed are in The Bancroft Library Manuscript Division.

ca. 1,450 ms. maps : some hand col.; 1396 digital objects (1862 images)

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