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Register of the Valley Land & Sugar Co. Papers, 1916-1926
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1.1-First Mortgage: Pacific Sugar Corp. to Empire Trust Co. (Nov. 15, 1916) [76pp]


1.2-Garden Farms Company---Misc. Papers (1919-1921) [in blk/white speckled ledger]


a- Resolution by Tracy Garden Farms releasing A.O. Stewart from obligations (12-31-21) [4pp]


b-Deposition by W.W. Low, Pres. of Tracy Garden Farms Co. stating that all financial obligations have been met for the year


c-Calif. Tax Form Tracy Garden Farms (1920) [pink]


d-Do. (1921)


e-"Consent to holding lst meeting of stockholders of Garden Farms Co." (11-12-19)


f-Minutes of lst stockholders meeting, Garden Farms Co. (11-12-19) [6pp] inserts incl.:stock certificate & Articles of Incorporation [5pp]


g-Minutes of special meeting of stockholders, Garden Farms Co. (9-4-20) [3pp]


h-Minutes of special meeting of stockholders, Garden Farms Co. (12-3-20) [2pp]


i-Minutes of special meeting of stockholders, Garden Farms Co. (2-21-21) [3pp]


j-Do. (3-1-21) [3pp]


k-Do. (3-2-21) [4pp]


l-Do. (12-20-21) [6pp]


m-Consent to special meeting of Bd. of Directors w/ Valley Land & Sugar (12-31-21)


n-E.S. Rolapp, Amalgamated Sugar Co., Ogden UT to Diana Low, Garden Farms Co. (12-31-21) [telegram]


o-Diana Low to E.S. Rolapp (12-31-21) [telegram]


p-W.W. Low to Henry H. Rolapp, Pres. Amalgamated Sugar Co. (12-31-21)


q-Stephen Richards, Los Angeles to "Bro. Low" (n.d.) [3pp]


r-Minutes of special meeting of Bd. of Directors w/ Valley Land & Sugar (12-31-21) [5pp]


s-Minutes of special meeting of Bd. of Directors (6-12-20) [4pp]


t-Minutes of special meeting Bd of Directors, Garden Farms Co. (4-10-20) [2pp]


u-Minutes of special meeting Bd of Directors, Garden Farms Co. (3-5-20) [2pp]


v-Do. (3-3-20) [5pp]


w-Consent of stockholders to increase of capital stock, Garden Farms Co. (3-3-20) [8pp]


x-Minutes of special meeting Bd of Directors, Garden Farms Co. (3-1-20) [4pp]


y-Certificate of proceedings authorizing increase of capital stock (3-1-20) [2pp]


z-Pacific Sugar Corp. to Kate Dillon Winship, SF (1-30-20) [3pp]


aa-Minutes of Bd of Directors, Garden Farms Co. (1-28-20) [4pp]


bb-Minutes of first meeting of Directors, Garden Farms Co. (11-12-19) [9pp]


cc-Consent to hold lst meeting of Directors (11-12-19)


dd-By-Laws of Garden Farms Co. (11-12-19) [11pp]


ee-Amended Articles of Incorporation of Garden Farms Co. (11-6-19) [3pp]


ff-Garden Farms Co. stock certificate


1.3-Garden Farms Company---"Important papers in safe" (1920)


a-Nevada State Agent & Transfer Syndicate---rcpt for filing list of officers (11-22-19)


b-Do.---rcpt for filing amended Articles of Incorp. etc. (3-6-20)


c-Calif. Dpt. State---bill for filing certificate of incorp. (3-10-20)


d-SF County Clerk---rcpt. for filing Articles of Incorp. etc. (3-19-20)


e-Willcox, Peck & Hughes, Stockton---3 rcpts. for pmt. of insurance (Mar, Apr, May)


f-Do.---endorsement form for insurance coverage (3-11-20)


g-Bank of Italy---stmts. (Jun/Jul, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec)


h-Do.---memorandum debits [3]


i-Do.---cancelled checks [4]


j-US Post Office---rcpt. (4-24-20)


k-San Joaquin County Tax Collector---rcpts. [10] (4-26-20)


1.4-Misc. Documents


a-Code of By-laws of Garden Farms Co. (1920)


b-Quitclaim Deed land of Welling W. Gates to Valley Land & Sugar Co. (1921)


c-Dunning letter to Welling W. Gates from Valley Land & Sugar Co. (March 12, 1926)


d-Do. (March 9, 1926)


e-Sales Contract for land of Welling W. Gates in Tracy Garden Farms (June 14, 1921) [9pp]


f-Deed of Trust: Valley Land & Sugar Co. with Welling W. Gates (n.d.) [3pp]


g-Sales Contract for land of Arthur P. King in Tracy Garden Farms (Feb. 15, 1921) [9pp]


h-Deed of Trust [blank; 3pp]


1.5-Abstract of Title & Examination of Riparian Rights to Water from Old River & Tom Paine Slough: Valley Land & Sugar Co. (Dec. 13, 1926) [154pp]


1.6-Thos. S. Louttit, Louttit & Stewart to Valley Land & Sugar (Dec. 13, 1926) [5pp] [corresp. re Valley Land's holdings; incl. chain of owners as provided by Title Abstract and discussion of various historical aspects of title to various parcels]




a-"Map B" [Tracy area ca. 1925, blueline; original Valley Land & Sugar patent outlined]


b-"Map D" [Tracy area ca. 1925; Garden Farms property outlined in red crayon, Naglee Burke Tract in green]


c-"Map E" [Tracy area ca. 1925; "Tracy Garden Farms" property highlighted in various colors to show Haggin Tract, Nash Tract, Cross Tract, Valley Land & Sugar] ]