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Inventory of the Cave Johnson Couts Papers, 1832-1951
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Box 1-40

I. Correspondence (A-Z), 1832-1941, including:

Physical Description: c.4100 pieces
 

A. Personal and business papers of Cave J. Couts a

 

B. Personal correspondence of Cave J. Couts b

 

C. Correspondence of all other family members

Box 41-62

II. Business correspondence (A-Z) of Cave J. Couts b, 1882-1943

Physical Description: c.5500 pieces
Box 63-64

III. Army papers of Cave J. Couts a, 1837-1855

Physical Description: 658 pieces
Box 65-66

IV. Army papers of Aaron B. Hardcastle, 1852-1861

Physical Description: 306 pieces
 

V. Accounts

 

A. Tax bills, assessments, 1850-1942

Physical Description: c.230 pieces
Box 67

B. Medical bills, 1853-1872

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

C. Livestock bills, 1862-c.1875

Physical Description: 17 pieces
 

VI. Miscellaneous accounts

Box 68

A. 1850-1861

Physical Description: c.375 pieces
Box 69

B. 1862-1869

Physical Description: c.300 pieces
Box 70

C. 1870-1889

Physical Description: c.275 pieces
Box 71

D. 1890-1909

Physical Description: c.200 pieces
Box 72

E. 1910-1919

Physical Description: c.375 pieces
Box 73

F. 1920-1943

Physical Description: c.375 pieces
Box 74

VII. Land papers

 

A. Estates

Box 75

1. Arcadia (Bandini) Stearns Baker, 1914-1935

Physical Description: 54 pieces
 

2. Jeremiah W. Clemens, 1894-1896

Physical Description: 10 pieces
 

3. Cave J. Couts a, c. 1865-1926

Physical Description: 24 pieces
 

B. Ranchos

 

1. Agua Hedionda, 1859-1930

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

2. Buena Vista

 

a. 1845-1896

Physical Description: 125 pieces
Box 76

b. 1897-Sep., 1906

Physical Description: 90 pieces
 

c. Oct., 1906-1907

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Box 77

3. El Cajón, c. 1875

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. Guajome

 

a. 1892-1917

Physical Description: 23 pieces
 

b. 1918-1926

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

5. La Joya, 1898

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

6. Monserrate, c. 1932

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

7. La Nación, 1890

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

8. San Francisco (San Diego County), 1864

Physical Description: 1 piece
Box 78

9. Santa Margarita y las Flores, 1904

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

10. Temecula, 1876

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

11. Valle de San José and Valle de Pamo, 1870

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

C. Cities

 

1. Coronado, Calif., 1873-1888

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

2. Fallbrook, Calif., 1932-1939

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

3. Los Angeles, Calif., 1916-1942

Physical Description: 48 pieces
 

4. Moosa, Calif., 1925

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Oceanside, Calif., 1885-1939

Physical Description: 28 pieces
 

6. La Presa, Calif., 1887-1900

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

7. San Diego, Calif., 1850-1943, including:

Physical Description: 303 pieces
 

a. Colorado House, 1850-1862

Physical Description: 22 pieces
 

b. Roseville, 1853-1909

Physical Description: 7 pieces
Box 79

c. Horton's Addition and City Heights Annex No. 1, 1873-1930

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

d. Middletown, 1887-1890

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

e. Inspiration Heights, 1926

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

f. Casa de Bandini, 1928-1943

Physical Description: 94 pieces
 

g. City Heights Annex No. 1, 1928-1943

Physical Description: 7 pieces
 

h. Week End Villas, 1930-1942

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

i. Fairmount Theater, 1932-1943

Physical Description: 144 pieces
 

8. Tijuana, Mexico, 1872

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

9. Vista, Calif., 1912-1918

Physical Description: 26 pieces
 

D. Counties

Box 80

1. San Bernardino, 1890-1898

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

2. San Diego

 

a. Oriflamme Mine, 1876

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

b. Pala Indian Reservation, 1931

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

c. Palomar Park Observatory

 

1. 1930-1934

Physical Description: 87 pieces
 

2. 1935-1938

Physical Description: 53 pieces
Box 81

d. Ranchito Mine

 

1. Correspondence

 

a. 1895-1902

Physical Description: 343 pieces
Box 82

b. 1903-1941

Physical Description: 202 pieces
 

2. Bills and assay reports, 1896-1928

Physical Description: 82 pieces
Box 83

e. Miscellaneous (described by range and township), 1875-1939

Physical Description: 107 pieces
 

VIII. Legal papers

 

A. Estate of Cave J. Couts a, 1887-c. 1908

Physical Description: 15 pieces
Box 84

B. Estate of Isidora (Bandini) Couts, 1898-1908

Physical Description: 4 pieces
 

C. Divorce of Cave J. Couts b and Elizabeth B. (Clemens) Couts Schrader, 1897-1899

Physical Description: 33 pieces
 

D. Miscellaneous legal papers, 1875-1930

Physical Description: 42 pieces
 

IX. Survey correspondence of Cave J. Couts b

Box 85

A. 1877-1893

Physical Description: 134 pieces
Box 86

B. 1894-1940

Physical Description: 106 pieces
 

X. Field notes of Cave J. Couts b

 

A. Ranchos

 

1. Agua Hedionda, 1854-1912

Physical Description: 3 pieces
 

2. Cañada de San Vicente y Mesa de Padre Barona, 1856

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

3. Misión Vieja o la Paz, 1858-1884

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. Pauma, 1868

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

5. La Puente, 1857

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

6. San Juan Cajón de Santa Ana, 1876

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

7. Santa Ysabel and Valle de San José, 1866-1896

Physical Description: 3 pieces
Box 87

B. Indian reservations (San Diego County)

 

1. Campo, 1856-1858

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

2. Capitan Grande, 1856-1876

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

3. Iñaja, 1875

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

4. Manzanita, 1856

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

5. Mesa Grande, 1856

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

6. Santa Ysabel, 1876

Physical Description: 1 piece
 

C. Counties (described by range and township)

 

1. Riverside, 1868-1879

Physical Description: 2 pieces
 

2. San Diego

 

a. Ranges 1 and 2 West, 1853-1893

Physical Description: 29 pieces
 

b. Ranges 2-5 West, 1854-1893

Physical Description: 18 pieces
 

c. Ranges 1-9 East, 1850-c. 1889

Physical Description: 10 pieces
Box 88

d. Lists of land ownership, c. 1886

Physical Description: 9 pieces
 

D. Miscellaneous

 

1. Notes, sketches, etc. re Indian reservations in San Diego County

Physical Description: 21 pieces
 

2. Miscellaneous notes, reports, sketches of Cave J. Couts b

Physical Description: 12 pieces
 

3. Scratch papers, unidentified field notes of Cave J. Couts b

Physical Description: 15 pieces
 

XI. Family papers

 

A. Biographical sketches of Cave J. Couts (a & b)

Physical Description: 5 pieces
 

B. Baptismal records, wedding announcements, etc., of Couts, Bandini families, 1857-1940

Physical Description: 22 pieces
Box 89

C. Miscellaneous biographical and genealogical material re Couts, Bandini, etc., families

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

D. Newspaper clippings re Couts, Bandini, etc., families

Physical Description: 57 pieces
 

E. List of books at Rancho Guajome, 1941<

Physical Description: 20 pieces
 

F. School papers, 1838-1882

Physical Description: 41 pieces
 

(including school papers of Cave J. Couts a while at the United States Military Academy, 1838<>1843)

Physical Description: 25 pieces
 

G. Recipes, 1851-c. 1930

Physical Description: 6 pieces
Box 90

XII. Photographs

Physical Description: 182 pieces
 

XIII. Ephemera

 

A. Social invitations, calling cards, etc.

Physical Description: 90 pieces
Box 91

B. Unidentified material

Physical Description: 32 pieces
 

C. Newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 47 pieces
 

D. Printed matter

Physical Description: 72 pieces
 

E. Ephemera

Physical Description: 49 pieces
Box 92

XIV. Envelopes

Physical Description: c.250 pieces
 

XV. Volumes

Physical Description: 171 pieces
 

XVI. Maps

Physical Description: 250 pieces

Subject Material Re Indians

 

INDIAN AFFAIRS - California

item CT 83

BEALE, Edward Fitzgerald. To General Tomás. 1854, Feb. 16

item CT 145-146

BURTON, Henry Stanton. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1854-1857

item CT 297

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To Manuel Cota. 1853, Sep. 1

item CT 308

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To Thomas Jefferson Henley. 1856, Feb. 29

item CT 936

GODEY, Alexis. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863, Jan. 2

item CT 1066

HENLEY, George W. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1856, Mar. 26

item CT 1067-1073

HENLEY, Thomas Jefferson. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1855-1856

item CT 1268

JOHNSON, Charles Robinson. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1865, Apr. 13

item CT 1544

LAWSON, S S. To Chalmers Scott. 1881, Jan. 27

item CT 1563

LOVETT, William Edward. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1866, Jan. 17

item CT 1634

MALTBY, Charles. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1866, Apr. 5

item CT 2118

STANLEY, John Quincy Adams. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1865, Dec. 22

item CT 2119

STANLEY, John Quincy Adams. To Willie Blount Couts. 1867, Dec. 8

item CT 2389-2390

WHITING, Billington Crum. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1871-1872

item CT 2406

WILSON, Benjamin Davis. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1854, May. 15

 

INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA

item CT 53

BANDINI, José María. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1861, Apr. 6

item CT 56 (1-2)

BANDINI, José María. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1865

item CT 83

BEALE, Edward Fitzgerald. To General Tomás. 1854, Feb. 16

item CT 133 (1-6)

BROWN, W. Haney. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1871

item CT 145-146

BURTON, Henry Stanton. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1854-1857

item CT 193 (1-57)

CALIFORNIA. San Diego County. Justice of the Peace. Documents and related papers of legal cases brought before Cave Johnson Couts a, Justice of the Peace, regarding Indians of California. 1854-1862

item CT 199 (1-11)

CALIFORNIA. San Diego County. Justice of the Peace. Documents and related papers regarding José Antonio Serrano, Blas Aguilar, & Juan Avila vs. Indians of Pauma, legal case brought before Cave Johnson Couts a, Justice of the Peace. 1859-1861

item CT 204

CALIFORNIA. San Diego County. Justice of the Peace. Judgement rendered by William Caswell Ferrell, Justice of the Peace, in case of Cave Johnson Couts a vs. Francisco, an Indian boy. 1858, May 6

item CT 205

CALIFORNIA. San Diego County. Justice of the Peace. Deposition made by Antonio Nieblas & José María Castillo regarding some stolen hides belonging to Cave Johnson Couts a. 1865, Dec. 16

item CT 207

CALIFORNIA. San Diego County. Justice of the Peace. Indenture wherein Indian woman, Jacinto, binds over her son to Isidora (Bandini) Couts. 1866, Aug. 13

item CT 272-274

COTA, Manuel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1855-1858

item CT 276-278

COTA, Manuel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1860-1863

item CT 280

COTA, Manuel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1864?

item CT 294

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To John Judson Ames. 1855, June 13

item CT 297

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To Manuel Cota. 1853, Sep. 1

item CT 309

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To Don A. Hollister. 1861, Jan. 10

item CT 2543 (1-45)

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. Account books containing records of Indian servants. 1851-1874

item CT 2614

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To James William Denver. 1857, Oct. 7

item CT 2545 (2)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Letter book. 1894-1904

item CT 2547 (30)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Survey field book re Sycuan Indian Reservation. 1894

item CT 2547 (31)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Survey field book re Sycuan, Campo, La Posta, Manzanita, Cuyapipe, and Laguna Indian Reservations. 1894

item CT 2547 (32)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Survey field book re Sycuan Indian Reservation. 1894

item CT 2547 (38)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Survey field book re Capitan Grande Indian Reservation. 1894-1895

item CT 2547 (47)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Survey field book re Campo, La Posta, Manzanita, and Pauma Indian Reservations. 1906

item CT 2547 (50)

COUTS, Cave Johnson b. Survey field book re Campo, La Posta, Manzanita, Cuyapipe, and Laguna Indian Reservations 1908

item CT 511 (1-5)

CURTIS, James Freeman. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1864

item CT 546

DECKER, John E. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863, Sep. 20

item CT 627

ENSWORTH, Augustus S. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863, May 9

item CT 629

ENSWORTH, Augustus S. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863, May 18

item CT 896

FORSTER, John b. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1871, June 8

item CT 900

FORSTER, John b. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1871, Aug. 4

item CT 684

FORSTER, Isidora (Pico). To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1855, July 11

item CT 686

FORSTER, Marcos Antonio. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Aug. 12

item CT 936

GODEY, Alexis. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863, Jan. 2

item CT 938-939

GOMEZ, Silvestre. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1864-1865

item CT 1015

HAYES, Benjamin Ignatius. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Nov. 26

item CT 1017-1018

HAYES, Benjamin Ignatius. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Nov. 30-Dec. 3

item CT 1020

HAYES, Benjamin Ignatius. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Dec. 10

item CT 1022-1024

HAYES, Benjamin Ignatius. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863, Jan. 12-15

item CT 1083 (1-7)

HOLLISTER, Don A. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862

item CT 1268

JOHNSON, Charles Robinson. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1865, Apr. 13

item CT 1483

KENDRICK, J. J. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1859, Dec. 18

item CT 1563

LOVETT, William Edward. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1866, Jan. 17

item CT 1585 (1-3)

McCOY, James. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1864

item CT 1625-1627

MAGLA, Francisco. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862-1864

item CT 1634

MALTBY, Charles. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1866 Apr. 5

item CT 1664 (1-16)

MENDOZA, Juan. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1863

item CT 1684 (1-2)

MORENO, José de Jesús. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862

item CT 1750

PARSONS, Ben[jamin Franklin?]. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Mar. 12

item CT 1956

ROUEN, Louis A. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1857, Aug. 18

item CT 1969

SANCHEZ, Tomás A. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Mar. 4

item CT 2011

SCOTT, Chalmers. Recommendation of D. C. Collier as Commissioner to arrange settlement with Mission Indians. 1891?, Jan. 19<

item CT 2075

SEXTON, M. M. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1854, Sep. 14

item CT 2118

STANLEY, John Quincy Adams. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1865, Dec. 22

item CT 2119

STANLEY, John Quincy Adams. To Willie Blount Couts. 1867, Dec. 8

item CT 2142-2143

STEARNS, Abel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1853, Dec. 15-1854, Jan. 11

item CT 2145

STEARNS, Abel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1854, Apr. 4

item CT 2153

STEARNS, Abel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1855, July 6

item CT 2199

STEARNS, Abel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1861, Oct. 30

item CT 2203

STEARNS, Abel. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1862, Apr. 14

item CT 2389-2390

WHITING, Billington Crum. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1871-1872

item CT 2405 (1-3)

WILLISTON, Edward Bancroft. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1866

item CT 2406

WILSON, Benjamin Davis. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1854, May 15

item CT 2443

WOLF, Louis. To W Haney Brown. 1871, Aug. 31

item CT 2605

Survey maps of Indian reservations in San Diego County. 1857-1908

 

Uncatalogued Material

 

In the survey correspondence of Cave Johnson Couts b there is material re surveys of Indian lands in San Diego County:

Box CT Box 85, Folder 5-6

(1877-1893)

Box CT Box 86, Folder 1-4

(1894)

Box CT Box 86, Folder 5

(1895)

Box CT Box 86, Folder 7

(1906-1908)

Box CT Box 86, Folder 8

(1909, 1911, 1916, 1930, 1940)

 

In the survey field notes of Cave Johnson Couts b there is material re surveys of the following Indian reservations:

Box CT Box 87, Folder 8

Campo (1856-1858)

Box CT Box 87, Folder 9

Capitan Grande (1856-1876)

Box CT Box 87, Folder 10

Iñaja (1875)

Box CT Box 87, Folder 11

Manzanita (1856)

Box CT Box 87, Folder 12

Mesa Grande (1856)

Box CT Box 87, Folder 13

Santa Ysabel (1876)

Box CT Box 88, Folder 8

Notes & sketches re Indians

 

INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA - Garra uprising

item CT 85

BEAN, Joshua H. To Cave Johnson Couts a. 1851, Dec. 14

item CT 104

BIRD, Ira W. To Edward Harold Fitzgerald. 1851, Dec. 15

item CT 118

BRINLEY, Charles Henry. To Juan María Marrón. 1851, Dec. 1

item CT 290

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. List of San Diego Fitzgerald Volunteers. 1851, c.Dec. 1

item CT 291

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. List of positions held by members of the San Diego Fitzgerald Volunteers. 1852, Jan. 17?

item CT 310

COUTS, Cave Johnson a. To Lewis Irving. 1852, Jan. 17

item CT 519

DAVIS, George Henry. List of subscriptions towards defraying the expenses of the prisoners, and for purchasing some Clothes & provisions for those Indians who have shown themselves friendly.... 1851, Dec. 14

item CT 723

GARRA, Antonio. To José Antonio Estudillo. 1851, Nov. 21

item CT 1511

KURTZ, Daniel Brown. To the officers and members of the San Diego Fitzgerald Volunteers. 1851, Dec. 10

item CT 1522-1523

KURTZ, Daniel Brown. To Edward Harold Fitzgerald. 1851, Nov. 30-Dec. 4

item CT 1628

MAGRUDER, John Bankhead. To Edward Harold Fitzgerald. 1851, Dec. 4

item CT 1755

PATTERSON, Francis Engle. To Edward Harold Fitzgerald. 1851, Nov. 30

item CT 1973

SAN DIEGO FITZGERALD VOLUNTEERS. Documents dealing with the court martial of William Marshall and others by members of the San Diego Fitzgerald Volunteers for the crime of treason against the State of California and the murder of four American citizens. 1851, Dec. 9-12

item CT 1974

SAN DIEGO FITZGERALD VOLUNTEERS. Court martial of Antonio Garra, Indian chief of the Cupeños. 1852, Jan. 10-17

item CT 2321

TULE, Domingo. To Manuel Cota? 1851, Nov. 30