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Denton Ranch Collection (Jacume, Baja California Norte, Mexico)
MSS 0115  
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TITLE DOCUMENTS

box 1, folder 1

Transfer of title to Jacume executed in La Paz, Baja California 1872

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Typescript carbon transcription of conveyance from Albina Arriola de Higinia Tortoledo to William Denton for 500 pesos.
box 1, folder 2, oversize FB08201

Marriage certificate of William Denton and Maria Elena Cano de los Rios 1876

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Recorded in San Diego, Cal.
box 1, folder 3

Rancho "Jacumbo" homestead document 1885

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Document establishes Senora Higinia Tortoledo's claim to the 2,500 hectar tract
box 1, folder 4, oversize FB08202

C. Secretario de Estado y del despacho de Fomento 1885

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Signed in Todos Santos de Ensenada by William Denton
box 1, folder 5, oversize FB08203

William Denton's Mexican naturalization certificate 1886

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Photocopy
box 1, folder 6, oversize FB08204

Power of attorney from Higinio Tortoledo to William Denton 1877

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Transcribed copy and lawyer's translation
box 1, folder 7

Citacion 1887

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Executed at Todos Santos de Ensenada
box 1, folder 8

No. 644 El Administrador de Rentas de este Territorio.... 1887

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2 copies
box 1, folder 9, oversize FB08205

Certificacion 1887

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Relates to the payment of 246 pesos by William Denton to the Administrador de Rentas in Todos Santos de Ensenada
box 1, folder 10

Testimonio compulsado de los poderes.... 1890

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Documentation of the transfer of power of attorney from Higinia Tortoledo to William Denton in 1877
box 1, folder 11

El suscrito, Consul de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos en San Diego.... 1893

box 1, folder 12

Copias certificadas de algunas constancias que obran en el juicio.... 1905

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Validation of Denton's title to "Jacume" in the District Court of Ensenada
box 1, folder 13

William Denton's last will and testament 1906

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Typescript copy
box 1, folder 14

Copy of title as recorded in Ensenada 1911

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Photographic copy and typescript translation
box 1, folder 15

Court of Tecate confirms Elena Cano de los Rios as owner of "Jacume" 1916

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Photographic copy
box 1, folder 16, oversize FB08206

Primer testimonio de la escritura por la que la senora Elena Cano de los Rios... 1929

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Photograph copy
box 1, folder 17

En Tecate, Baja California a las nueve horas.... 1930

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Elena Cano de los Rios' signed will
box 1, folder 18

Testament of Elena Cano de los Rios 1930

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Typescript English translation of records submitted in probate proceedings
box 1, folder 19

Appointment of executors for Elena Cano de los Rios' will 1939

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Typescript English translation
box 1, folder 20

El Ciudadano Luis G. Carreno, Secretario del ramo penal.... 1939

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Typescript
 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 1, folder 21

Correspondence 1864 - 1899

box 1, folder 22

Correspondence 1900 - 1909

box 1, folder 23

Correspondence 1910 - 1919

box 1, folder 24

Correspondence 1920 - 1929

box 1, folder 25

Correspondence 1930 - 1939

box 1, folder 26

Correspondence - Part I 1940 - 1949

box 1, folder 27

Correspondence - Part II 1940 - 1949

box 1, folder 28

Correspondence 1950 - 1959

box 1, folder 29

Correspondence 1970 - 1979

box 1, folder 30

Correspondence 1980 - 1982

 

MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

box 1, folder 31

Fitch, F.G. "The Sea of Cortes, 1858-1859: the diary of F.G. Fitch" 1858 - 1859

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Recent typescript transcription edited by Dan Showley
box 1, folder 32

In regard to the Algodones Rancho - Thos. H. Blythe & others

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Typescript photocopy
box 1, folder 33

Newspaper clippings 1907 - 1993

box 1, folder 34

Photographs of Denton Ranch 1929 - 1954

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Photocopies
box 1, folder 35

Report on a group of iron properties in the "Trinidad" mineral district 1903

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Photocopy
box 2, folder 1

Showley, Dan. "Sabbatical Leave Report" 1949

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Description and travel in Mexico
box 2, folder 2

Some allied families & posterity of Robert John Young and Daisie Frances Denton

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Family history
box 2, folder 3

Vital dates of Denton family members

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Photocopy
box 2, folder 4

Originals of preservation photocopies