Finding Aid for the Gregory Yale papers, 1828-1871

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Gregory Yale papers
Date (inclusive): 1828-1871
Collection number: 2044
Creator: Yale, Gregory, 1816-1871.
Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Abstract: Gregory Yale (1816-1871) was the author of Legal titles to mining claims and water rights in California (1867). The collection consists of correspondence, legal files, and accounts relating mainly to Yale's law practice in Jacksonville, Florida and in San Francisco, as well as some personal letters and papers.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gregory Yale papers (Collection 2044). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234040 

Biography

Yale was the author of Legal titles to mining claims and water rights in California (1867).
Yale came to California in 1850 from Jacksonville and established a law practice in San Francisco where for a number of years he was associated with the law firm of Halleck, Peachy & Billings. He was also associated with Frank Turk and other San Francisco lawyers. He later opened his own office and specialized in mining law.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, legal files, and accounts relating mainly to Yale's law practice in Jacksonville, FL and in San Francisco, as well as some personal letters and papers.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Yale, Gregory, 1816-1871 --Archives.
Lawyers --United States --Archival resources.

Related Material

Halleck, Peachy & Billings Correspondence and Papers (Collection 102).   Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
Halleck, Peachy & Billings Records (Collection 2030).   Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Correspondence and business papers 1849-1867

Box 1, Folder 1

Incoming Correspondence 1849-1859

Physical Description: (20 items)

Scope and Content Note

  • J. Colloman
  • E.R. Carpentier
  • Thomas B. Van Bauer
  • Mary Quincy
  • J. Fullerton, (3)
  • H. Fullerton
  • Willard Phillips
  • George B. Payne
  • Charles W. Bruch
  • Thomas Williams
  • Maria Nunes
  • H.P. King
  • D.L. Yulce
  • S.M. Maser
  • Hugh C. Murray
  • George Fisher
  • H.H. Haight
  • Mr. Mullot
Box 1, Folder 2

Incoming Correspondence 1852-April, 1860

Note

See folder 3, below.
Box 1, Folder 3

Incoming Correspondence May, 1860-1862

Scope and Content Note

Folders 2 and 3 contain 128 letters from the following:
  • William E. Barrow, (8)
  • D. Farrand, (2)
  • Mr. Wainright, (7)
  • A.C. Peachy
  • Charles Fairfax
  • F. Knox
  • Captain Rich
  • Gabriel Maldonado
  • J. Vassault
  • Charles F. Willey
  • H.H. Hartly, (2)
  • Joe Gordon
  • J.W. MacKenzie
  • George J. Whelan, (4)
  • Ed. T. Naylor, (3)
  • D. Bagly
  • George Kittleman
  • Goodhue & Co., (copy)
  • S.T. Denny, (5)
  • F. Billings, (7)
  • Thomas G. Peachy
  • John Young, (2)
  • H. Zimmerman
  • Gregory Yale, (memo)
  • S. Griffith Morgan, (3)
  • Julia A.C. Kennedy, (3)
  • Mrs. S.C. White
  • V.M. MacGregor
  • J.M. Anderson
  • Goodhue & Co., (3)
  • Albert A. Nunes, (2)
  • James A. Peden, (3)
  • Mrs. Earnes
  • Jessie D. Darr
  • Edward Ryan
  • E.H. Thomas
  • P.H. Austen, (4)
  • Alfred Barstow, (4)
  • Mrs. Letitia Smith, (3)
  • John A. Rockwell, (2)
  • General Lane
  • W.C. Smith
  • F. Tracy, (5)
  • Alfred P. Rockwell
  • Mary Tearnan
  • Wells, Fargo & Co., (12)
  • George C. Ames, (2)
  • Little, Brown & Co.
  • Henry D. Holland
  • J. Hauseow
  • M. Delany, (2)
  • W.C. Shobridge
  • Thomas Smith
  • Edward L. Williams
  • Wells, Fargo & Co., (copy)
  • John J. Sammis
  • Mary Wainright, (2)
  • J. Lewis
  • P. Della Torre
  • T.D. Hammack & Bros.
  • T.M. Jones
  • Michael Comerford
  • Clifton Breckinridge
  • William B. Dayton
  • C.W. Downing
  • Edward Pringle
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence 1856, July-December

Physical Description: (36 items)

Scope and Content Note

  • A.P. Cotlier
  • S.A. Shuf
  • T.L. Kimball
  • Rafael Castro
  • W.T. Wallace
  • Thomas Fallon
  • J.B. Hart
  • G.D. Hall
  • C. Weller
  • M. Geyer & Co.
  • A.L. Rhodes
  • William Alsop
  • John G. McCullough
  • Wells, Fargo & Co., (2)
  • John McBride
  • James Brennan
  • H. Zimmerman
  • Joe Gordon
  • Lady Mary Bernard Graham
  • G.F. Tames
  • F. Fassault
  • F. Billings, (3)
  • E. Van Vess
  • M.S. Latham
  • J.C. McGuire & Co.
  • George McNeir, (4)
  • Van Winkle
  • S.B. McKee
  • P.H. Austen
  • F.P. Tracy
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence 1861-1871, and n.d.

Physical Description: (35 items)

Scope and Content Note

  • P.J. White
  • Julius Wetslor
  • Bryan & Hightor
  • J.F. Swift
  • Nougues
  • William Carroll
  • John McBride
  • James Bingham
  • B. Davidson
  • J.B. Crockett, (2)
  • Milton L. Latham
  • Crockett & Crittendon
  • W.H. Jolliffe, (3)
  • William Alsop, (2)
  • J.S. Jenkins, (2)
  • L.B. Hopkins
  • C. McAllister
  • E.R. Carpentier, (2)
  • Levi Rosener
  • Sherman Day
  • McInnes
  • E. Tunge
  • W. Gillespie
  • John McCullough
  • H. McHale
  • Mary Wainright
  • H. and C. McAllister
  • J. Whitney, (2)
Box 1, Folder 6

Outgoing Correspondence 1856-1871

Physical Description: (52 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes drafts and copies of letters from Yale to the following:
  • William Foster
  • Col. Forman
  • Charles T. Botts
  • Dr. Merritt
  • Charles M. Bond
  • Mr. Darling (members of the auditing committee)
  • C.K. Garrison, (3)
  • Rafael Castro
  • Rev. Dr. Scott
  • Little, Brown & Co.
  • D. Farrow
  • Charles E. Filkins
  • Fairfan
  • T. Griffith Morgan, (2)
  • Ogden Hoffman, (3)
  • John Young
  • R.A. Malony, (2)
  • John Nutter
  • William H. Aspinwall
  • Riggs & Co.
  • James Brennan
  • S.M. Latham
  • Black, (2)
  • Nancy Trainer
  • Goodhue & Co., (2)
  • James A. Henderson & Co.
  • Charles S. Weller, (2)
  • T. Polk
  • A.C. Peachy (to Yale)
  • Folsom
  • J.N. Tuin
  • McGregor & Co.
  • Wells, Fargo & Co., (4)
  • George McNeir
  • Judge Heydenfelt
  • Joseph Wilson
  • Brown
  • Whitney & Frisbee
  • Benjamin Hayes
  • A.C. Smith
Box 1, Folder 7

Personal papers ca. 1850-1865

Physical Description: (15 items)
Box 1, Folder 8

Letter to the editor of the San Francisco Evening Bulletin concerning the Almaden Claim. December 7, 1863

Physical Description: 12 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 9

Papers and clippings relating to the State Geological Survey and tax on Chinese miners 1868

Physical Description: (17 items)
Box 1, Folder 10

Receipts, bills, etc. 1847-1867

Physical Description: (136 items)
 

Legal Files ca. 1842-1872

Box 2, Folder 1

Abstracts of title 1850-1868

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 2, Folder 2

Deeds and mortgages 1829-1870

Physical Description: (19 items)
Box 2, Folder 3

Miscellaneous legal papers 1850-1872

Physical Description: (37 items)
Box 2, Folder 4

Miscellaneous cases 1842-1870

Physical Description: (25 items)
 

Jose Ives Limantour claim files ca. 1838-1863

Box 3, Folder 1

Incoming correspondence 1838-1864

Physical Description: (21 items)
Box 3, Folder 2

Outgoing correspondence 1854-1860

Physical Description: (13 items)
Box 3, Folder 3

Legal documents 1839-1863

Physical Description: (23 items)
Box 3, Folder 4

Accounts 1855

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 3, Folder 5

Map ca. 1855

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 3, Folder 6

Clippings 1856

Physical Description: (3 items)
 

Miscellaneous legal cases [1] ca. 1828-1857

Box 4, Folder 1

Major Joshua A. Coffee Papers 1828-1848

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 4, Folder 2

Answer of Uriah Bowden to a bill of discovery 1845-1846

Physical Description: (10 items)
Box 4, Folder 3

Mary Ann Fraser, et. al., vs. Philip R Yonge, No. 272 1846-1851

Physical Description: (25 items)
Box 4, Folder 4

Josiah Gates vs. Cornelius Taylor, No. 531 1847-1848

Physical Description: (22 items)
Box 4, Folder 5

John W. Brady vs. James Plummer, Executor of the will of Prudence Plummer 1848-1849

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 4, Folder 6

Eliza W. Farnham vs. Phineas Windsor 1850

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 4, Folder 7

Frederick Hornblower vs. James and Peter Knowles 1850

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 4, Folder 8

Charles V. Gillespie. Miscellaneous papers 1850

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 4, Folder 9

Charles V. Gillespie vs. the City of San Francisco / Charles V. Gillespie vs. Franklin and Bouton 1850

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 4, Folder 10

Charles V. Gillespie vs. David Craig ca. 1850

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 4, Folder 11

Papers relating to the sale of lot of Charles V. Gillespie and Edmund Saffan to the Courtcf Sessions, County of San Francisco 1850

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 4, Folder 12

Charles V. Gillespie is. C.H. Williams 1850

Physical Description: (18 items)
Box 4, Folder 13

Joseph L. Folsom vs. Charles V. Gillespie 1850

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 4, Folder 14

John H. Lewis and wife vs. Gregory Yale 1850

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 4, Folder 15

John Sutter and John A. Sutter 1857

Physical Description: (31 items)
Box 4, Folder 16

D.C. Thompson vs. Charles V. Gillespie 1850

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 4, Folder 17

Mariposa Mining Company. Papers 1850-1852

Physical Description: (6 items)
 

Miscellaneous legal cases [2] ca. 1851-1869

Box 5, Folder 1

Papers re: the water lot act 1851-1852

Physical Description: (13 items)
Box 5, Folder 2

Samuel Branan. Papers 1852-1865

Physical Description: (18 items)
Box 5, Folder 3

William H. Joliffe. Legal documents and correspondence 1852-1869

Physical Description: (19 items)
Box 5, Folder 4

The People vs. Mary Quigley 1853

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 5, Folder 5

Thomas P. Downer vs. William M. Tent 1854-1855

Physical Description: (22 items)
Box 5, Folder 6

Charles V. Gillespie and Edmund Saffan. Papers and memoranda re: the sale of Portsmouth Square to the County of San Francisco by Gillespie and Saffan December, 1854

Physical Description: (8 items)
Box 5, Folder 7

Folder 7: Estate of William D. Howard 1856

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 5, Folder 8

Folsom's executors vs. Scott, et. al. 1856-1866

Physical Description: (12 items)
Box 5, Folder 9

James S. Uril vs. James L. Folder, Pilot Commissioner 1856

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 5, Folder 10

United States vs. John Parrott, et. al., September 1858

Physical Description: (1 Volume)
Box 5, Folder 11

Folder 11: William P. Pool vs. Scott River Water and Mining Co. 1858-1861

Physical Description: (13 documents)
Box 5, Folder 12

John Caryell 1859

Physical Description: (3 items)
 

Miscellaneous legal cases [3] ca. 1860-1867

Box 6, Folder 1

Mariano Estrada claim for Rancho Pastoria de la Borregas 1860-1864

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 6, Folder 2

Nicholas Tarco vs. Gabriel Maldonado, et. al. 1861

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 6, Folder 3

Pope and Talbot Co., cases 1861-1867

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 6, Folder 4

Bancroft and Co., No. 5 1863-1865

Physical Description: (15 items)
Box 6, Folder 5

W.W. Drummond 1863-1864

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 6, Folder 6

Possessory claim of Alexander Guffy 1864

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 6, Folder 7

Estate of Joaquin Pina, Claimant for "Punta Lobos" 1864

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 6, Folder 8

Charles S. Weller, "Weller's Case: No. 89" 1864

Physical Description: (13 items)
Box 6, Folder 9

Thomas W. Mulford vs. Le Franc, et. al. 1865

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 6, Folder 10

People of California vs. Charles W. Randall 1865-1866

Physical Description: (15 items)
Box 6, Folder 11

Isaac D. Marks vs. David Mahoney, et. al. 1867

Physical Description: (6 items)