Fitch Family Papers

UCSC OAC Unit
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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© 2008
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Fitch Family Papers

Collection number: MS 305

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
February 2009
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2008 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fitch Family Papers
Dates: 1848-1895
Collection number: MS 305
Creator: University of California, Santa Cruz
Collection Size: 4 folders
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This collection includes a small collection of letters and documents including a letter from Sara Fitch to her son Captain Henry D. Fitch, some letters between Joseph McKinley and his grandmother Josefa Carrillo Fitch of Healdsburg, California concerning "Valle de los Palmas", and a Power of Attorney from Josefa Carrillo Fitch appointing General Mariano G. Vallejo as her lawyer.
Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Fitch Family Papers. MS 305. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Purchase

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection includes a small collection of letters and documents including a letter from Sara Fitch to her son Captain Henry D. Fitch, some letters between Joseph McKinley and his grandmother Josefa Carrillo Fitch of Healdsburg, CA. concerning "Valle de los Palmas", Power of Attorney from Josefa Carrillo Fitch appointing General Mariano G. Vallejo as her lawyer.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Fitch family
Fitch, Henry Delano, 1799-1849
Fitch, Josefa Carrillo
California--Lands


Container List

Folder 1-2

Correspondence n.d. 1848-1895

Folder 1

"My Dear Son Henry [Fitch]", - Sara L. Fitch, Charleston August 6, 1848

Folder 2

"Mr. A. J. Grant, My Dear Mr. Grant" n.d.

Folder 2

"Mrs. Joseph C de Fitch", Dear Grand Ma" n.d.

Folder 2

"Dear Grand Ma," (to Mrs. J.C. Fitch)" - Joseph McKinley December 14, 1871

Folder 2

"Para legalizes y ponce en ettado de comenzas un pleyo, y adquisin la posesion del 'Valle de las Palmas' . . ." n.d.

Folder 2

"Josefa C de Fitch, Healdsburg,

Dear Grandma, A I wrote some days since today I was . . . - Jos. McKinley"
March 28, 1888

Folder 2

Mrs. Josefa C de Fitch, Dear Grandma, . . . Jos McKinley" February 13, 1888

Folder 2

"John D. Grant, Esq., My Dear Mr. Grant, . . . Joseph M.Kinley" February 29, 1888

Folder 2

"A Bill was necessary to be passed in the legislature concerning our business. I have got that bill passes in the House and think it will be passed in the Senate. . . ." February 4, 1889

Folder 2

"My Esteemed Lady [Mrs. Anita F. Grant], You may much wonder at a letter from me but the content will be quite as strange. . . . Joseph McKinley" February 18, 1895

Folder 3

Power of Attorney between Josefa Carrillo de Fitch of the County of Sonoma in the State of California, widow of Henry D. Fitch, deceased & Gen'l Mariano G. Vallejo of the same county and state " June 22, 1878

Folder 4

Record of Proceeding instituated by Doña Josefa Carrillo de Fitch & Doña Guadalupe Estudillo de Argüello soliciting the Valle de los Palmas 1845-1846