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Correspondence. Two or more letters, arranged alphabetically, then chronologically within each folder. A partial list of correspondents may be consulted at the end of this report.
Billings, Frederick: Outgoing letters, 1852-1861
Peachy, Archibald C.: Outgoing letters, 1853-1860
Halleck, Henry Wager: Outgoing letters, 1852-1860
Halleck, Peachy & Billings: Outgoing letters, 1851-1854
A-Z Miscellany for single letters
Papers relating to land and land litigation. Arranged by county, then by grant.
A - N
Warbass, Thomas A. et al: Deed to Frederick Billings for lots in Butte City, Apr. 8, 1850.
Contra Costa Co.:
Arroyo de las Nueces y Bolbones (San Miguel)
Figueroa, José: Confirmation of grant to Juana Sánchez de Pacheco, July 31, 1834. Copy, including diseño.
Contra Costa Co., Calif. Surveyor: Statement that he has deputized R. S. Williamson to survey Juana Sánchez' ranch. Certified by Thomas A. Brown, Oct. 31, 1850.
Pacheco, Juana (Sánchez): Petition to land commissioners for Arroyo de las Nueces y Bolbones.
Las Juntas (San Ramón)
Pacheco, Bartolomé: Petition with Mariano Castro, for Las Juntas, Sept. 4, 1832. Request written for them by Antonio María Pico, with marginal reply by Ignacio Peralta. Original, on stamped paper.
Pacheco, Bartolomé: Last will, Nov. 30, 1839. Translation.
Pacheco, Lorenzo: Last will, Feb. 24, 1846. Translation.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Deed to Henry Wilkins for part of San Pablo, July 15, 1856. Copy.
Wilkins, Henry: Declaration of purpose re San Pablo land, July 15, 1856. Copy.
Tewksbury, Jacob M.: Lease to John Davis of a portion of San Pablo, Oct. 15, 1858.
Castro, Gabriel: Lease to Charles E. Witherbee for portion of San Pablo, Oct. 21, 1859.
Copy of summons in case Emeric vs. Alvarado re Rancho San Pablo, Nov. 26, 1867.
El Dorado Co.:
Survey for Hermitage Ranch.
Delinquent tax list for 1858.
Leese, Jacob Primer: Deed to A. A. Ritchie and P. S. Forbes for sale of land in Guenoc and Locolliome, July 17, 1849. With diseño. 2 copies.
Deed to A. A. Ritchie and P. S. Forbes for Locolliome and Guenoc, Mar. 21, 1850.
Ritchie, Archibald A. and Forbes, Paul S.: Petition for Guenoc. n.d. Draft, in Halleck's hand.
Forbes, Paul S.: Power of attorney to R. S. Watson and A. A. Ritchie, June 1, 1852. 2 items.
See also: Napa Co.
Lupyomi (Laguna de Lupyomi)
Vallejo, Salvador: Espediente re Lup-Yomi, 1839. Tracing.
Espediente re Lup-yomi, 1844. Tracing.
Los Angeles Co.:
Rincón de San Pascual
Pérez, José and Sepulveda, Enrique: Petition for Rincón de San Pascual, Apr. 10, 1840, and grant. Translation.
Guerra, Pablo de la: Deed to Halleck for Nicasio, May 1850.
Opinion of the court in case U.S. vs. Frederick Billings et al, assignees of Bezar Simmons, [1864?]
Punta de Quentín y Cañada de San Ancelmo
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant to J. B. R. Cooper of La Punta de Quentín and Corte Madera. n.d. Copy.
Statement re survey of the Punta de Quentín. Oct. 18, 1841. copy.
San Clemente (Tamalpais)
Briones, Gregorio: Cuentas del Rancho San Clemente, Sept. 3, 1846 Accounts used in case Briones vs. Estate of Mrs. Reed.
Sánchez, Hilaria: Petition for San Clemente, Aug. 21, 1849. Tracing, diseño included.
Leese, Jacob Primer and Prudon, Victor: Petition for land on the northern frontier for a colonization scheme, May 1, 1846. Original, mutilated.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Deed to Clément Panaud for Alisal and for lot in Monterey, Feb. 6, 1851. Certified copy.
Bolsa del Potrero y Moro Cojo (Sagrada Familia)
Torre, José Joaquín de la: Petition for Bolsa del Potrero, Oct. 5, 1825, with Argüello's reply in margin. Original.
Petition claiming, against Simeón Castro, Bolsa del Moro Cojo, June 18, 1827. Original.
Petition against Simeón Castro re his land in Bolsa del Potrero, July 2, 1827. Original.
Draft of conveyance of Bolsa del Porrero to J. B. R. Cooper, Oct. 2, 1829. Also copy of same document.
Cooper, Juan Bautista Rogers: Request for naturalization, Oct. 22, 1829, with annotation by José Tiburcio Castro that request is granted, Oct. 22, 1829. Original, on stamped paper.
Agreement with John María Milligan concerning the Potrero de Salinas, Dec. 19, 1829. Original, on stamped paper. Two copies.
Espediente para el terreno "La Sagrada Familia"
1. Torre, José Joaquín de la: Petition for Bolsa del Potrero, June 20, 1822, with grant of request by Pablo Vicente de Sola, June 22, 1822.
2. Torre, José Joaquín de la: Deed to Cooper for this land, Oct. 2, 1829.
3. Milligan, Juan María: Concerning a debt owed him by Torre, written for him by Hartnell, Oct. 30, 1824, with marginal notation by Argüello.
4. Torre, José Joaquín de la: Conveyance of half of his property to Milligan as cancellation of debt, Oct. 30, 1824, with certificate by Hartnell stating that this property granted to deceased Milligan has been ceded to Cooper, Aug. 21, 1834. Originals, some on stamped paper.
Cooper, Juan Bautista Rogers: Petition to Governor requesting assurance that his lands not to be taken from him, since, due to his service with the California, he has been unable to improve them, Mar. 29, 1844. With marginal reply by Micheltorena. Original, on stamped paper.
Summons in case of J. B. R. Cooper vs. U.S. Feb. 2, 1855. Copy.
Brief in case of J. B. R. Cooper vs. U.S.
Buena Vista (Llano de Buena Vista)
Estrada, Santiago: Deed to Mariano Malarín for Buena Vista, Oct. 28, 1851.
Colton, Walter: Title to property in Monterey, and permit to build. Mar. 17-23, 1847. Original.
Cantua, Vicente: Petition for land in Rancho Nacional, Apr. 2, 1839 and granting of claim. Translation.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Provisional title to Los Ojitos to Mariano Soberanes, Jan. 28, 1841. Original, on stamped paper, and translation.
Diseño, with explanation by Cambuston.
Soto, Joaquín: Petition for El Piojo, Mar. 6, 1842. Translated espediente.
Notes on boundaries.
Abstract of claim of heirs of J. Soto to El Piojo.
Petition of heirs of Joaquín Soto. Draft.
Index of case U.S. vs. Heirs of Joaquín Soto.
Potrero de San Carlos
Brief in case of Joaquín Gutiérrez for El Potrero de San Carlos.
Punta de Pinos
Espediente for Punta de Pinos, 1844. Certified copy by José Abrego.
Castillo, José Mariano del: Consulta... sobre unos terrenos... Feb. 18, 1851.
Real de las Aguilas
Rincón de las Salinas
Delgado, Cristina: Deed of sale to Ramón Estrada, Mar. 3, 1847. Copy.
San Bernardo (San Bernardino)
Soberanes, Mariano: Petition concerning extension of time in effecting improvements on San Bernardo, due to Indian depredations, May 21, 1844. With statement by Manuel Jimeno and Decision of Micheltorena. Original, partly on stamped paper.
Abstract of claim for San Bernardo.
Abstract of claim of M. and J. Soberanes to San Bernardo.
Soberanes, Juan and Mariano: Petition for San Bernardo.
Espediente, 1835. Translation, incomplete.
Notes re conveyances on San Francisquito property, [1853 ?] 2 items.
Abstract of claim of José Abrego to San Francisquito.
Abrego, José: Petition for San Francisquito. Draft.
Little, Milton: Deed to Lewis Belcher for San Francisquito, May 10, 1853.
Abrego, José: Deed to Lewis Belcher for San Francisquito, July 18, 1853.
Espinosa, Trinidad: Will of property to her children, June 28, 1852. Copy by W. E. P. Hartnell, Jan. 10, 1853.
Figueroa, José: Grant of El Sur to Juan B. Alvarado, Sept. 30, 1834. Also signed by Agustín V. Zamorano. Original, on stamped paper.
Estrada, José Ramón: Espediente for El Toro, 1834. Translation.
Will, Mar. 21, 1844. Translation.
Walters, Charles: Petition.
Espinosa Trinidad: Espediente for land in Tucho, 1834. Tracing. Diseño included.
Espediente re Tucho, 1838. With notations by Alvarado, Simeón Castro and Feliciano Soberanes. Original.
Escamillo, J. S.: Ynstrucciones de los terrenos concedidos en la Vega del Rio, Jan. 30, 1846. Original.
Espinosa, Trinidad: Petition requesting land adjacent to Tucho, May 14, 1846, with replies by Manuel Castro and J. S. Escamillo. Original.
Answer of appellee in case of heirs of Rafael Gómez vs. U.S.
Malarín, Joséfa Estrada de: Power of attorney to Mariano Malarín, re title to ranchos of her deceased husband. Signed by Miguel Bernal and David Spence, as witnesses.
Peabody, Edward T.: Affidavit in case of U.S. vs. George C. Yount, re Caymus grant.
Diseño. Copy certified by W. E. P. Hartnell, Nov. 27, 1847.
Martin, Julius: Petition for part of Entre Napa.
Vallejo, Salvador: Deed to Herman Wohler, June 16, 1851. Certified copy.
Harrison, George W.: Agreement with Angus L. and William Boggs re land in Napa, Oct. 2, 1851.
Knight, Ebenezer: Petition to Land Commissioner for part of Napa.
McNeil, James: Petition to Land Commissioner for part of Napa.
Osborn, William H.: Petition to Land Commissioner for part of Napa.
Ritchie, Archibald A.: Petition to Land Commissioner for part of Napa.
Rose, Julius K.: Petition to Land Commissioner for part of Napa.
Statement and Brief in claims of J. K. Rose et al to part of Napa. Draft and copy.
List of claims presented to the Board of Commissioners for parts of the Rancho called Napa granted to S. Vallejo [in] 1838.
Napa Co., Calif. Surveyor: Description of tract of land in Napa Co. belonging to D. H. Haskell, Julius Rose, J. McNeil and J. W. Osborn, Jan. 30, 1853.
Survey for Joseph G. Baldwin of land in Napa, 1857.
Bartlett, Lyman: Power of attorney to Macondray & Co., Feb. 15, 1850.
School Warrant Lands
Napa Co., Calif. Surveyor: Description and map of Joseph Baldwin's school warrant lands no. 816, 820, 1857.
Baldwin, Josph G.: Location and survey of School land warrants no. 816, 820 and 780 in 1857.
Also copy containing record of sale, Apr. 20, 1857.
School warrant applications, Napa Co., no. 340-344, Dec. 27, 1858.
Gibb, Daniel: Receipt for original deed of Cayetano Juárez to M. G. Vallejo for Suscol. Feb. 1, 1860.
Pico, Pío: Statement that Departmental Assembly has granted Tulucay to Cayetano Juárez. June 16, 1845. Also signed by José María Covarrubias. Original, on stamped paper.
O - San J
Consumnes (Rancho de Hartnell)
Diseño. Copy certified by Manuel Jimeno, Nov. 3, 1844.
Hartnell, William Edward Petty: Power of attorney to William T. Sherman to sell portion of his property, Apr. 14, 1849, with signatures of Mrs. Hartnell, Manuel Jimeno and William H. Warren, and endorsed on verso by Sherman, returning power of attorney, July 10, 1849. Used as draft for a new power of attorney to L. W. Hastings.
Rio de los Americanos
Leidesdorff, William A.: Espediente for Rio de los Americanos, 1844. Tracing, diseño included.
Sutter, John Augustus: Memorandum for a settlement of certain property on Mrs. Sutter, Mar. 23, 1850, concerning notes and lots in Sacramento.
San Benito Co.:
Cienega de los Paicenes (Paicenes)
Castro, Angel: Petition for Los Paicenes, July 31, 1834. Tracing, with diseño.
Castro, Angel and Rodríguez, José Antonio: Petition for Cienega de los Paicenes, Sept. 6, 1842. Translation of espediente.
Díaz, Francisco: Request concerning J. A. Rodríguez' request for property, Jan. 20, 1844. Tracing.
Notes and statements concerning Los Paicenes. Apr. 7, 1854.
San Bernardino Co.:
Lugo, José del Carmen: Power of attorney to Stephen C. Foster, May 13, 1852.
San Diego Co.:
San Diego, Ex-Mission Lands
Motion, affidavit and order in case U.S. vs. Santiago Argüello. Certified copies.
Ord, Pacificus: Petition in ease U.S. vs. S. Argüello. Certified copy.
San Francisco Co.:
Cañada de Guadalupe y la Visitación
Ridley, Presentación de: Petition to U.S. Land Commission for the property, June 1854.
Ojo de Aqua de Figueroa (Miranda Grant)
Miranda, Apolinario: Petition for Ojo de Agua de Figueroa. Sept. 16, 1833. Copy. With this, request for a solar in San Francisco, Jan. 30, 1838. Copy.
Petition of the heirs of Apolinario Miranda.
Potrero Viejo (Rincón de las Salinas y Potrero Viejo)
Complaint in the case Bernal vs. Lilly. Feb. 27, 1855.
Order of injunction in case Bernal vs. Lilly, Feb. 27, 1855.
Answer in case Bernal vs. Lilly. Mar. 13, 1855.
Affidavit for attachment in case Bernal vs. Lilly, Mar. 13, 1855.
Attachment in case Bernal vs. Lilly, Mar. 13, 1855.
Punta de Lobos
Extract of documents relating to Piña's land, Punta de Lobos.
Shillaber, Theo: Account with Peachy and Billings re Rincón Point, May 15, 1851, with note by Peachy and Billings that note is settled.
Release from charges in exchange for conveyance by Peachy and Billings of their interest in Rincón Point. May 31, 1851.
Salinas y Visitación
Jimeno, Manuel: Confirmation of grant of Salinas to Bernal, May 20, 1840. Tracing.
San Francisco Lots
Soto, María Encarnación: Petition re her lot no. 37, 
Elwell, Robert: Deed to Samuel W. Haight for property in San Francisco, July 20, 1848.
Packard, John Q.: Lease to Wesley Merritt of San Francisco lot, Jan. 26, 1850.
Lord, Ralph H.: Agreement with Wesley Merritt concerning San Francisco property, June 20, 1850.
Chandler, David W.: Mortgage to Thomas Ap Catesby Jones for lots in San Francisco, July 10, 1850.
Laskie, John Thomson: Mortgage to Henry Matthews for property in San Francisco, Oct. 2, 1850.
Matthews, Henry: Deed to James Hall for property in lot 302 in San Francisco, June 11, 1851.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Memorandum of deed of Peachy to L. Maynard, Oct. 28, 1851.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Power of attorney to Frederick Billings for disposal of real estate in San Francisco, May 11, 1852.
Estimates on cost of carpentry and iron work for building on Sansome St. 1852.
Smith, William: Statement re 100 vara lot no. 149, Sept. 27, 1852.
Byfield, Augustus N.: Deed to William Neely Johnson for portion of 50 vara lot no. 616, May 9, 1853.
Copy of summons and complaint in case of Gouldin vs. Buckelew et al, July 1853.
Hastings, John: Appointment of J. P. Haven and J. N. Briceland, his attorneys, to collect rent on his property in San Francisco. July 30, 1853.
Carlton, H. P.: Deed to Henry Bush for property in San Francisco, Oct. 18, 1853.
Minutes of conveyances in case J. R. Gliddon vs. Thos. Knight et al for lot no. 273 in San Francisco, [1853?]
Maynard, Lafayette: Lease to Selig & Bros. for store in San Francisco, Jan. 10, 1854.
Search for conveyances and incumbrances against Samuel R. Throckmorton. Apr. 18, 1855.
Copy of proposed amendment to answer of Lick, affidavit and order in case Stafford vs. Lick re portion of 50 vara lot no. 195, Oct. 15, 1855.
Bryant, William C.: Mortgage to William Hall for property in San Francisco, Apr. 1, 1854. With this, papers in suit Hall vs. Bryant, 1854-1855.
Villa, Antonio María: Deed to Manuel Castro for 100 vara lot, Nov. 10, 1856. Original and translation.
Yale, Gregory: Appeal in case Stafford vs. Lick, Jan. 28, 1857.
Abstract of title for a garden lot - in San Francisco?, 1851-1859.
Marwedel, Charles Ferdinand: Deed to Charles Otto for portion of 50 vara lot no. 1037, Aug. 22, 1860.
Hurtado, Lorenzo: Deed to Saunders & Hepburn for lot of land, portion of 50 vara lot no. 220. Draft? Undated, partially translated into Spanish.
Marshall, Edguado (Edward?) Statement re solares no. 54 and 154 in San Francisco, n.d.
Notes concerning 100 vara lots in San Francisco, n.d.
Clippings re decision in the Sherrebeck claim. n.d.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Memorandum re rental of property in San Francisco.
Sánchez, Francisco: Proclamation concerning owners of gardens residing in the Mission. May 23, 1843.
Bernal, Carmen S.: Petition to U.S. Land Commission for lot in Mission Dolores.
Abstract of claims of heirs of J. C. Bernal for lot in Mission Dolores.
Abstract of Mrs. Lowell's deposition.
Notes taken of testimony in case U.S. vs. heirs of J. C. Bernal.
Index of case U.S. vs. heirs of J. C. Bernal.
Heppener, Anna: Power of attorney to Alfred A. Green for property in the Mission Dolores and other lots in the city, as well as property in Sonoma Co., May 8, 1857.
Index of case, U.S. vs. heirs of F. G. Palomares.
Nava, Pedro de: Orden, Jan. 19, 1793. Tracing and translation.
Regulation based on law of Aug. 18, 1824 re colonization of both Californias. Translation, with notes by Halleck.
Statistics of 1828, mainly re San Francisco.
Figueroa, José: Decreto, Aug. 6, 1834. Tracing, with partial translation.
Jimeno, Manuel: Statements on colonization, 1840. Copies, with translations.
Pico, Pío: Proceedings of the Assembly, May 28, 1845. Tracing only.
Reglamto pare la enagenacion... de las Misiones ... Oct. 28, 1845. Tracing.
Mexico. Congreso: Report on colonization [1846?] Halleck's translation.
Halleck, Henry Wager: Brief on the existence of the Pueblo at San Francisco.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Notes of arguments and depositions in case for San Francisco Pueblo lands, May 1854.
Answer to Peachy's brief in case re San Francisco Pueblo lands.
Peachy, Archibald C. and Billings, Frederick: Statement re water lots in San Francisco. Mar. 20, 1850.
Maynard, Lafayette: Deed to Peachy & Billings, May 8, 1850.
Jones, E. P.: Deed to O. Farnham, July 2, 1850. Certified copy.
Brannan, Samuel: Deed to Frederick Billings, Aug. 5, 1850.
Billings, Frederick: Deed to Peachy and James King of William, Aug. 8, 1850.
Peachy & Billings: Mortgage to William P. McArthur for water lots no. 549-550, Oct. 4, 1850.
Brannan, Samuel: Discharge of mortgage to Frederick Billings, Oct. 9, 1850.
Peachy and Billings: Mortgage to B. Davidson for water lots, Jan. 14, 1851.
Stevenson, Jonathan Drake: Deed to James H. Brady for portion of water lot no. 457, Mar. 28, 1851. Certified copy.
Brady, James H.: Deed to John B. Brady for portion of water lot no. 457. 1851. Certified copy.
Haight, Samuel W.: Deed of trust to Archibald C. Peachy, June 25, 1851, for Water lots.
McArthur, William P. (by his executor): Release of mortgage to Peachy & Billings, July 30, 1851.
Jones, E. P.: Receipt for conveyances to water lots no. 402-404 from Peachy & Billings, July 23, 1852.
Potter, G. G.: Contract and receipts for filling water lots no. 502-504, 1852.
Billings, Frederick: Deed to Alonzo C. Monson for part of water lots no. 502-504, Apr. 26, 1853.
Abstract of title for beach and water lot no. 657.
Elliot, Stephen F.: Deed to Edward Merrill and S. Griffits Morgan for water lot no. 657. Aug. 12, 1853.
Morgan, S. Griffits: Power of attorney to C. S. Hathaway re his real estate in California, in particular, water lots no. 271 and 272 in San Francisco. May 24, 1854. Certified copy.
Merrill, Edward: Deed to S. Griffits Morgan of water lot no. 657, Feb. 15, 1855.
Summons and complaint in case Hellmann vs. Folsom Estate, concerning lots in San Francisco. May 1859. Copy.
Remarks on search of title for Peter Smith's water lot. [ca. 1860 ?]
Morgan, S. Griffits: Deed to Frederick Billings of water lot no. 657, Sept. 4, 1863.
Notes re José Antonio Chavez' petition for his title to property in San Francisco, n.d.
San Joaquín Co.:
Campo de los Franceses
U.S. Surveyor General: Instructions to Jasper S. Whiting for survey of lands. July 12, 1854. Copy.
Abstract of C. M. Weber's claim to Campo de los Franceses.
Woods, Archibald: Answer in case C. M. Weber vs. A. Woods for Campo de los Franceses. Copy.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Argument in claim of C. M. Weber. Newspaper clippings, Sept. 1, 1854.
Map - original and tracings, 3 items.
Pico, Antonio María: Receipt to Henry Naglee for payment for half of Pescadero property. Apr. 15, 1849, with receipt for additional payment, May 2, 1849, on verso.
Pico, Antonio María and Naglee, Henry Morse: Petition for El Pescadero.
San Joaquín Co.
McKee, William H.: Agreement with De Boom Vigneaux and Grisar Co. for return of promissory notes in exchange for land along San Joaquín River. May 21, 1852. (San Joaquín Co. ?)
San L - Solano
San Luis Obispo Co.:
Arroyo Grande (San Ramón)
Carlon, Zeferino: Petition for land, Apr. 29, 1841. Contemporary copy, on stamped paper.
Estrada, Pedro: Petition for La Asunción, Aug. 26, 1843. Translation.
Estrada, Pedro: Petition to the Land Commissioners, in Halleck's hand. n.d.
Statement of case and brief of Halleck, Peachy & Billings. Draft and copy.
Index of case, U.S. vs. Pedro Estrada.
Bolsa del Chamizal
Quijada, Francisco: Conveyance to Luis Burton, Mar. 20, 1843. Translation.
Cordero, Pedro: Deed to L. Burton, Sept. 4, 1846. Translation.
Quijada, M.: Conveyance to L. Burton, Mar. 14, 1850. Translation.
Notice of intention to prosecute in case Button vs. U.S.
Cañada de los Osos y Pecho y Islay
Badillo, Francisco: Deed to John Wilson for Rancho Pecho, Jan. 1, 1844.
Wilson, John: Affidavit in case U.S. vs. John Wilson.
Wilson, John: Answer in case U.S. vs. John Wilson.
Cañada del Chorro
Petition of attorney of U.S. for review in case U.S. vs. John Wilson.
Bonilla, José Mariano: Statement re Rancho del Huer-Huero, Nov. 18, 1853.
Puerto de Mar
Avila, Miguel: Statement that he has lots in Puerto de Mar for sale. Nov. 17, 1854. With two receipts, May 25 and Aug. 19, 1852, by Ramón de Zaldo concerning documents re Avila's land.
San Luis Obispo
Estrada, Joaquín: Grant of land near town of San Luis Obispo to Santiago Urvista, Sept. 1, 1845.
Price, John Michael: Grant to Francisco Branch for lots in San Luis Obispo, Feb. 20, 1850.
Summons in case Victor Linares vs. U.S., Feb. 2, 1855. Copy.
Summons in case Micaela Linares, executrix, vs. U.S., Aug. 20, 1855. Copy.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant to José Ramón Estrada for San Simeón, Dec. 1, 1842. Original, on stamped paper.
Spence, David: Agreement with Thomas B. Park re San Simeón, June 27, 1844. Original, signed by both parties, on stamped paper.
Park, Thomas B.: Deed to William A. Streeton for San Simeón, Feb. 1, 1847. Original.
Objections in case U.S. vs. Francisco Arce.
Index of case, U.S. vs. Arce. 2 copies.
Branch, Francisco: Petition to governor re Santa Manuela. n.d.
Estrada, Julián: Espediente for Santa Rosa, 1840. Tracing.
Wilson, Ramona Carrillo: Agreement concerning Suey with Joaquín Valenzuela, Sept. 12, 1843. On stamped paper.
O'Farrell, Jasper: Area of the farm of Suey by Computation, May 8, 1845.
Wilson, Ramona Carrillo: Petition to Land Commissioners.
San Mateo Co.:
Las Pulgas (Cochinitos)
[Argüello, Santiago?]: Statement re Las Pulgas. n.d.
Argüello, Gervasio and Santiago: Petition to Land Commissioner. n.d.
Rincón de la Ballena
Bernal, José Cornelio: Petition, Feb. 13, 1839. Translation by W. E. P. Hartnell. Folder 365. Statement re receipt of cattle in payment for Rincón de la Ballena. Oct. 31, 1849. Copy and translation.
Escalante, Gregorio: Statement re San Benito.
Sherrebeck, Pedro: Petition for La Visitación, Mar. 31, 1844. Original, annotated by Micheltorena and Hinckley, accompanied by a diseño.
Ridley, R. T.: Articles of an agreement concerning lease of property in La Visitacion, Oct. 20, 1850.
Santa Barbara Co.:
Halleck, Peachy & Billings: Petition for review, in case Lataillade vs. U.S.
Motion and depositions in claim of José Antonio de la Guerra y Carrillo to Los Alamos. Jan. 10, 1854.
Corral del Cuate
Davila, Agustín: Agreement re sale to Cesário Lataillade, Aug. 13, 1847. Copy.
Carta de pago, Feb. 14, 1848. Original and copy.
Rojo, José María: Deed of one half of his property to José Antonio Domínguez, Apr. 11, 1844.
Answer of U.S. attorney in case of heirs of Lataillade vs. U.S. Copy.
Index of case of heirs of C. Lataillade vs. U.S.
Island of Santa Cruz
Certified contemporary copy of testimony in case re Island of Santa Cruz, 1850.
Castillero, Andrés and Forbes, William: Power of attorney to Isidoro de la Torre to act in litigation for Island of Santa Cruz. Feb. 8, 1850. Certified contemporary copy.
Island of Santa Rosa
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant of islands to the Carrillo brothers. Jan. 24, 1839. Tracing.
Petition of appellants in case of Manuela Carrillo de Jones et al vs. U.S.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant to Antonio Lucas and José Antonio Oliveras for Jesús María, Apr. 8, 1837. Contemporary copy, later copy, and translation.
Carrillo, José: Deed to Lewis T. Burton, May 4, 1853.
Cota, Francisco: Statement re Lataillade's claim for La Jonata, Sept. 10, 1847.
Carrillo, Joaquín and José Antonio: Draft of petition to U.S. Land Commissioners. In Halleck's hand.
Las Positas (La Calera)
Carrillo, José: Statement re Las Positas, Feb. 8, 1850. Original, copy and translation.
Answer to objections in case of Thomas Robbins for Las Positas.
Robbins, Thomas M.: Draft of petition in hand of Halleck.
Supplementary petition in case of Thomas Robbins for Las Positas. Complete?
List of papers filed with petition in case of Thomas M. Robbins for Las Positas.
Punta de la Concepción
Lugo, Santiago and Vanega, Pablo: Statement concerning Punta de la Concepción, previously granted to Anastasio Carrillo, Apr. 22, 1837. Original.
Answer of U.S. attorney in case of Anastasio Carrillo vs. U.S.
Punta de la Laguna
General order vacating certain appeals in case Luis Arellanes vs. U.S.
Cordero, Vicente: Carta de Pago... Aug. 20, 1847. Copy and translation.
Lataillade, María Antonio (de la Guerra): Power of attorney to her husband to take legal possession of her property: Zaca, Corral del Cuate, Alamos Pintados, etc., Aug. 1847. With marginal reply by Luis Carrillo. Original.
Lataillade, Cesareo: Requesting an appointment to settle land titles, Aug. 29, 1847. With marginal reply by Francisco Cota. (See preceding document) Original.
Petition of U.S. for review in case Lataillade vs. U.S.
Documents relating to title of San Julián, 1837-1839. Copies.
Temple, John: Sale of lands in San Julián, Dec. 5, 1845.
Den, Nicholas: Statement re Joaquín Villa and his property, Apr. 1, 1845. Copy.
Jimeno, Antonio: Statement re Joaquín Villa, Apr. 1, 1845. Translation.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Statement re grant of Tequepis to Villa, Apr. 21, 1845. Translation.
Notice of intention to prosecute appeal in case A. M. Villa vs. U.S.
Motion to take testimony in case A. M. Villa vs. U.S., June 1855.
Brief for claim of A. M. Villa to Tequepis.
Todos Santos y San Antonio
Diseño. Contemporary copy, certified by Manuel Jimeno. On stamped paper.
Abstract of case re Hartnell's claim to Todos Santos.
Decision of U.S. Board of Land Commissioners re title to Todos Santos y San Antonio.
Santa Clara Co.:
Memorandum of testimony concerning boundary of Capitancillos.
Decree of confirmation by U.S. Land Commissioner for Los Coches. 1853. Copy.
Donato: Deed for Rancho de los Coches to James Mather, May 30, 1853. Copy.
Castillero, Andrés: Claim to mine and land of New Almaden. Answer to brief. Incomplete. See also: Tobin vs. Walkinshaw in Box 7.
Clipping containing extract of session of the chamber of deputies in Spain, Apr. 12, 1858, concerning government monopoly of mines with mention of the New Almaden mines.
Pastoria de las Borregas
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant of Pastoria de las Borregas (Rancho del Refugio) to Francisco Estrada, Jan. 15, 1842, and record of later transactions. Copy.
Posita de las Animas (Ojo de Caballo)
Ynigo, Lupe: Petition for Posita de las Animas, Oct. 1, 1843, and related documents. Copy.
Potrero de Santa Clara
Forbes, James Alexander: Espediente re Potrero de Santa Clara, with diseño. 1844. Tracing.
Conveyance of Potrero de Santa Clara to Robert F. Stockton, Sept 23, 1847. Copy.
Translations of grant to Forbes and of Forbes' deed to Stockton, 1844-1847.
Halleck, Peachy & Billings: Bill to Stockton, 1853.
Stockton, Robert F.: Draft of petition to Land Commissioners for the Potrero de Santa Clara. In Billings' hand.
Answer of appellee in case U.S. vs. Stockton, Aug. 1855.
Summons and complaint in case Marks vs. Saunders re Potrero de Santa Clara, Jan. 31, 1856.
Espinosa, José María: Contrato con Joshua Marks, Nov. 1865.
San Vicente (Cañada de los Capitancillos)
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant to José Reyes Berreyesa for Cañada de los Capitancillos, Aug. 20, 1842. Translations. See also: Tobin vs. Walkinshaw in Box 7.
Copy of complaint in case Berreyesa vs. Torre, 1850.
Notes in case Berreyesa vs. Torre.
Halleck, Henry Wager: Brief on the validity and location of the Berreyesa grant in case Berreyesa vs. Torre.
Questions as to character of witness [in case Berreyesa vs. Forbes ?]
Points for argument in case Berreyesa et al vs. Forbes et al.
Micheltorena, Manuel: Grant to Indians of Santa Clara. June 10, 1844. Copy.
Arce, Francisco. Petition to U.S. Land Commissioners for lot in Santa Clara. n.d. In Halleck's hand.
Santa Clara Mission
Arce, Francisco: Petition for land in Santa Clara Mission, Mar. 24, 1845. Translation.
Note re ownership of Santa Clara Pear Orchard.
Redman, J. W. et al: Petition in case Redman vs. Clayton.
Petition in case Redman vs. Clayton. Certified copy.
File in proceedings of court case Redman vs. Clayton for lands in Santa Clara Mission, Apr. 26 -May 1, 1851.
Statement on change of venue in case Osio vs. Clayton, Oct. 1852.
Pico, Antonio María. Claim for title to property granted him in the ex-mission of Santa Clara. Mar. 2, 1853.
School Warrant Lands
Grant, Mar. 27, 1862.
Chaboya, Antonio: Espediente, 1833. Tracing.
Castro, Manuel: Draft of deed of sale for land in Yerba Buena Rancho, June 1855.
Santa Cruz Co.:
Santa Cruz Mission
Anzar, José Antonio: Lease of Santa Cruz Mission orchard to Thomas Fallon, Jan. 11, 1848. Copy.
Fallon, Thomas et al: Lease to Miguel Villa of Santa Cruz Orchard, June 30, 1848.
Vega, Miguel: Agreement re maintenance of Santa Cruz orchard and house belonging to Thomas Fallon, Dec. 13, 1848.
Anzar, José Antonio: Notice to Thomas Fallon to quit Santa Cruz Mission property, prepared by Gregory, his attorney, Sept. 1, 1852.
Copy of summons in case Anzar vs. Fallon, Sept 15, 1852.
Anzar, José Antonio: Receipt to Thomas Fallon, Sept 21, 1852 for rent of orchard of Santa Cruz. Translation. Copy.
Copy of complaint in case Anzar vs. Fallon, Oct. 1852.
Copy of Anzar's 1852 receipt and deposition of Gabriel W. Gunn in case Llebaria vs. Fallon.
Anzar, José Antonio: Deposition in case Llebaria vs. Fallon.
Fallon, Thomas: Statement in case Llebaria vs. Fallon.
Copy of amended complaint in case Llebaria vs. Fallon.
Amended answer in case Llebaria vs. Fallon.
Solano Co. (except Suisun):
Whitman, Bernard C.: Deed to John Sheridan for two lots in Benicia, Oct. 3, 1853.
Peabody, William F. et al: Agreement with John H. Bissell re dairy in Benicia, Oct. 3, 1853.
Clipping re sale of to U.S. gov't. 1852. (not on microfilm).
Price, John R.: Deed to William Peabody for land in Rancho Suscol, Nov. 15, 1857.
Armijo, Francisco: Statement re Tolenas, Mar 17, 1846. Copy.
Solano (Suisun) - Z and misc.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant of Suisun to Francisco Solano, Jan 28, 1842. Translation, marked Exhibit A. Also copy of translation by Halleck.
Solano, Francisco: Deed of sale to M. G. Vallejo, May 10, 1842. Translation, marked Exhibit D. Also translation by Halleck.
Ritchie, Archibald A.: Petition for Suisun, Dec. 16, 1851. Draft and copy, prepared by Halleck, Peachy & Billings.
Juárez, Cayetano: Statement re Solano.
Leese, Jacob Primer: Statement re Solano and Suisun.
Martin, Samuel: Statement re Suisun.
Rosa, José de la: Statement re Suisun.
Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe: Statement re Solano and Suisun.
Vallejo, Salvador: Statement re Solano and Suisun.
Yount: Statement re Suisun.
Halleck, Peachy & Billings: Argument in claim of A. A. Ritchie to the Rancho of Suisun. Draft and copy.
Documents in Ritchie's claim to Suisun: Translation of Alvarado's grant, Pico's confirmation; argument before U.S. Land Commission for Ritchie's claim; and opinion of Commissioner Thornton.
Misc. notes re Suisun claim.
Map of Suisun, property of A. A. Ritchie, and copy of order in case of Persifer E. Smith vs. James Dorland, July 30, 1853.
Smith, Stephen: Agreement with James Black re land adjacent to Black's (Bodega?), Sept. 19, 1846.
Cañada de Jonive
Diseño. 2 copies.
Cañada de Pogolome
Pico, Pío: Confirmation of Cañada de Pogolome to María Antonio Cazares Dawson, Sept 26, 1845. Also signed by J. M. Covarrubias. Original, on stamped paper.
Estero Americano (Cañada de Mais)
Jimeno, Manuel: Order to Jasper O'Farrell to survey Estero Americano, July 2, 1844.
Transcribing copy of letter sent to Alcalde of Sonoma concerning survey of land. July 2, 1844.
Black, James: Deed to Jasper O'Farrell for one half of Estero Americano, May 31, 1850.
Map of Ranch of Edward McIntosh.
Diseño. Copy certified by Manuel Jimeno, Oct. 4, 1844, on stamped paper.
Leese, Jacob Primer: Deed to A. A. Ritchie and P. S. Forbes, July 12, 1849, for part of Huichica tract. 2 copies.
Laguna de los Gentiles (Caslamayomi)
Montenegro, Eugenio: Petition for Laguna de los Gentiles, Jan. 26, 1844, and related documents. Contemporary copy by Manuel Jimeno.
Statement re sale of property of Caslamayomi to William Forbes, Aug. 9, 1848.
Molino (Los Molinos)
Diseño. 2 variants.
Leese, Jacob Primer: Deed to A. A. Ritchie and P. S. Forbes, Mar. 21, 1850, for property in the town of Saint Louis.
Deed to A. A. Ritchie and P. S. Forbes for four lots in Saint Louis, Sept. 12, 1850.
Sonoma Co., Calif. Surveyor: Certificate concerning Santa Rosa Rancho, Nov. 10, 1851.
Berreyesa, José S.: Deed to Jacob D. Hoppe for property in Sonoma Co., May 10, 1848. Copy?
Leese, Jacob Primer: Agreement with A. A. Ritchie and P. S. Forbes re property near Sonoma, July 17, 1849. 2 copies.
Brannan, Samuel: Deeds to Dewitt C. Thompson for lots in Stanislaus City, May 29, 1849. 5 items.
Thompson, Dewitt C.: Deed to Frederick Billings for five lots in Stanislaus City, Nov. 15, 1850.
Surveys for property in Stanislaus Co. (A. B. Thompson Grant) 6 items, copies.
Decree in case U.S. vs. J. M. Ide et al.
Petition to amend decree in case U.S. vs. heirs of W. B. Ide re Barranca Colorada.
Amended decree in case U.S. vs. heirs of W. B. Ide.
Primer Cañon (Rio de los Berrendos)
Copy of field notes of J. F. Dye's Ranch.
Dye, J. F.: Petition to Land Commissioners. In Halleck's hand.
Doll, J. Granville: Deed to California Stage Company, Oct. 9, 1856, for property in Red Bluff.
Fortuni, Buenaventura: Grant of Ojay to Fernando Tico, May 19, 1836. Original.
Alvarado, Juan Bautista: Grant of Ojay to Fernando Tico, Apr. 6, 1837. Copy of espediente by W. E. P. Hartnell.
Diseño. Copy, certified by Hartnell, Apr. 12, 1848.
Papers re sale of Las Posas to José de la Guerra, 1846.
Rio de Santa Clara
Depositions in case Valentine Cota vs. U.S.
San José de García y Simi (Simi)
Copy of documents relating to sale of land to José de la Guerra, Nov. 20, 1832.
Rio de Jesús María
Hardy, Thomas M.:
1. Petition to the Gefe de la Linea del Norte re his property, enclosing copy of letter from Sutter, Dec. 25, 1853. With marginal reply by M. G. Vallejo.
2. Petition to governor for permission to serve as surveyor, Jan. 30, 1844. With marginal reply by Micheltorena.
3. Request for juridical possession of his property, Sept. 13, 1844. With replies by Micheltorena and Manuel Jimeno.
4. Petition to governor for land, Sept 13, 1844. With marginal reply by Micheltorena, and endorsements by Manuel Jimeno and Jacob P. Leese. Draft and original.
5. Request for naturalization, Sept. 14, 1844. With affidavits by James Watson and George Allen.
Micheltorena, Manuel: Naturalization for Thomas M. Hardy, Sept. 14, 1844. Copy.
Hardy, Thomas M.:
1. Petition to Alcalde of Sonoma, concerning illegal occupation of his property, Oct. 1, 1844, with marginal reply by J. P. Leese. Draft of copy and original.
2. Petition to Justice of the Peace concerning juridical possession of his property, Oct. 2, 1844.
3. Petitions for land in Rio de Jesús María. n.d. Copies or drafts.
Huber, Henry: Petition to review decision in case Huber vs. U.S. 2 variants, both in Halleck's hand.
Notice of intention to prosecute the appeal in case Huber vs. U.S.
Testimony in case Huber vs. U.S.
Index to case Huber vs. U.S.
List of cases tried, mainly in southern California.
Miscellaneous land papers, 1851-1858 and n.d.
Stevenson, Jonathan Drake: Deed of trust to Charles Gilman et al re his property in California. Mar. 31, 181. Certified copy.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Power of attorney to Frederick Billings re disposal of property in California, Aug. 4, 1852.
Summons to José Lorenzana to testify in cases before the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Nov. 3, 1855. Copy.
Huntington, Carlos T.: Agreement with Samuel B. Birdsall, Dec. 31, 1858, concerning payment of a mortgage.
Opinion on whether a divorced woman can legally transfer property.
Misc. forms used in settlement of land cases.
Legal papers (not primarily land)
A - S
Adams vs. Haskell & Woods et al: Protests on drafts of Adams & Co., 1855.
Argenti vs. San Francisco: Analysis of bill and answer.
Summons, Sept. 16, 1854.
Argenti, Felix: Complaint, Sept. 16, 1854. 2 variants.
Stipulation to amend bill to quiet title, Sept. 28, 1854.
Answer, Oct. 16, 1854.
Bartlett vs. Buckelew:
Articles of agreement, Feb. 1, 1851, between Benjamin Buckelew and Washington Bartlett.
Transcript of proceedings, Oct. 7-27, 1851.
Summons and complaint, June 10, 1852. Copies.
Bolton vs. Naglee, Henry M.: Mortgage to James R. Bolton for property in San Francisco. Oct. 15, 1851.
Mortgage to James R. Bolton for one third of Rancho de los Coches, Oct. 25, 1851. With promissory note of Naglee.
Naglee, Henry M.: Testimony and cross examination. Complete?
Complaint, Oct. 19, 1852.
Brown vs. Brown: Complaint, Feb. 25, 1853.
Notice of Lis pendens, Mar. 2, 1853. Draft and incomplete copy.
Lockwood & Hammond: Notice to Halleck, Peachy & Billings, [Mar. ?] 1853.
Copy of answer, Mar. 10, 1853.
Notice of trial, Mar. 18, 1853.
Decree of divorce, May 3, 1853.
Order, May 3, 1853. Draft and copy.
Brown, Philip: Receipt, May 12, 1853.
Deposition of defendant in case, June 23, 1853, re his property in San Francisco and Sacramento.
California vs. Crowell et al: Summons and complaint, June 26, 1856. Copies. Re Chinese immigration.
California vs. Downer et al: Summons and complaint, May 6, 1856. Copies.
Demurrer, June 2, 1856.
Notice of appeal, June 13, 1856.
California vs. McIntyre et al: Summons and complaint, June 26, 1856. Copies. Re Chinese immigration.
California vs. Putnam et al: Summons and complaint, June 25, 1856. Re Chinese immigration.
Cany vs. Folsom estate: Statement of residents of Folsom's 100 vara lot no. 28, Nov. 23, 1852.
Summons and complaint, Dec. 1856.
Complaint, Dec. 29, 1856.
Chadwick et al vs. Ship Adelaide: Wakeman, Edgar: Charter party agreement for voyage from San Francisco to Johnston's Islands. Feb. 3, 1859.
Protest against Capt. Wakeman of the ship Adelaide, by Robert G. Byxbee, president of the Pacific Guano Co., and Loring Blanding, the company's attorney. Feb. 5-18, 1859.
[Yale, Gregory]: Draft of letter to charter party of the Adelaide, Feb. 23, 1859. Note on letter states it was not sent.
Angle, M. B.: Notice to Capt. Wakeman re ownership of Johnston's Islands, Feb. 26, 1859. 2 copies.
Gray, Giles H.: Notice to Capt. Wakeman re ownership of Johnston's Islands, Feb. 26, 1859.
Chadwick, C. B. et al: Notice to Capt. Wakeman. Mar. 4, 1859. Original and copy.
Libel, filed Mar. 7, 1859.
Process in rem and personam, Mar. 7, 1859.
Notice for stipulation, served Mar. 19?, 1859.
List of owners of the ship Adelaide.
Draft of answer.
Notes on trial, Oct. 1, 1859.
Chambers et al vs. Gorham et al: Order of injunction, Feb. 22, 1855
Gibb & Co. vs. Ray: Complaint, n.d.
Halleck vs. O'Farrell: Transcript of judgment.
Kennedy vs. Sanders et al: Claim allowed.
King. vs. Folsom: Folsom, Joseph Libby: Bond to M. H. McAllister, Dec. 31, 1852. Certified copy with transferral by McAllister to Thomas Butler King, Mar. 4, 1853, and transferral from Thomas Butler King to his son.
King, Thomas Butler (Jr.): Power of attorney to Edward Stanley to collect on Folsom's bond, Nov. 14, 1853.
Answer, Mar. 24, 1854.
McDonald et al vs. Bear River & Auburn Water & Mining Company: Complaint, Aug. 6, 1859,
Bryan & Felkins: Reply to appellant's brief, n.d.
Plea of respondents for rehearing.
San Francisco vs. Evans: Deposition, Jan. 11, 1848,
San Francisco vs. Ward: Depositions, Jan 11, 1848
Sey-hup Company vs. Ah See: Petition of Chinese from Province of Sun-neng against Ah See, [ May 1853 ?]
Affidavit of Ah Sing in re Ah See, May 27, 1853.
Statement, May 28, 1853.
Petition for investigation of Ah See, May 30, 1853.
Two documents in Chinese.
Shaver vs. Bear River & Auburn Water & Mining Company: Anderson: Memoranda for Mrs. Rockwell, [1853?]
Summons, Nov. 4, 1853. Certified copy.
Complaint. Certified copy.
Silverstein vs. Patterson: Bond.
Sparks vs. Guerra: Complaint.
Brief for respondents, July 29, 1861.
Appellant's assignment of errors, points, authorities and arguments. Incomplete.
Sparks vs. Kohler et al: Undertaking on appeal, Apr. 13, 1853,
T - Z and miscellaneous files
Tobin vs. Walkinshaw: Summons and complaint, Sept. 15, 1855.
Notice of trial, [Sept. ?] 17, 1855.
Subpoena, Sept. 22, 1855. 3 copies.
Brief on motion for order for time.
Notice of plea filed, Nov. 2, 1855.
Notice of extension of time to plead to the plea to the jurisdiction, Nov. 10, 1855.
Brief of plea to the jurisdiction.
Plea to the jurisdiction.
Notice of motion.
Stipulation, Dec. 17, 1855.
Decision, Dec. 30, 1855.
Judgment on plea, received Jan. 2, 1856. 2 copies, one certified.
Notice for motion for extension of time, Jan. 25, 1856.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Affidavit, [ Jan. 26, 1856?]
Motion for continuance, containing copy of Peachy's affidavit.
Notice that complainants seek to appoint John B. Hewson commissioner to take depositions [Feb. ?] 1856.
Points in regard to the registry. Printed, n.d.
Depositions, Feb. 1856. Folder 605. Re New Almaden Quicksilver Mine.
Turner vs. Bowie: San Francisco. Clerk Common Council: Certificate of election for David S. Turner, Sept. 30, 1854.
San Francisco. Mayor: Certificate that David S. Turner filed bond as Treasurer of San Francisco. Oct. 3, 1854.
Turner David S. et al: Bond to city of San Francisco, Oct. 9, 1854. Copy.
Examination. Newspaper clippings, Oct. 21, 1854.
Turner, David S.: Petition in matter of his application for a writ of mandamus, Oct. 23, 1854. Draft and copy.
Alternative writ of mandamus, Oct. 23, 1854. Draft and copy.
Committment to prison of Frank Turk, Oct. 25, 1854.
Bowie, Hamilton: Answer, Oct. 27, 1854.
Findings of the court, Nov. 1, 1854. Draft.
Peremptory mandamus, Nov. 1854.
Notice for motion for new trial, Nov. 3, 1854.
Lake, Delos: Show cause why mandamus should not be vacated, Nov. 4, 1854, with related documents.
Lake, Delos: Notice to show cause why new trial should not be granted, Nov. 7, 1854.
Notice of appeal from refusal to grant new trial, Nov. 9, 1854.
Corbett, John C.: Deposition.
Notes concerning legal points.
Order for further time to file statement, Nov. 28, 1854.
Analysis of complaint and answer.
Memoranda for brief.
Stipulation to extend time, Dec. 14, 1854.
Notice of argument, Jan. 31, 1855.
Notice of discontinuance, Feb. 3, 1855.
Misc. 2 items.
Van Shultz et al vs. Crafton: Pacific Guano Company: Minutes of transfer, from Transfer Book. Copied Dec. 18, 1858.
Roland, William: Draft of deposition in claim of the Pacific Guano Co. to the guano deposits on Johnston's Islands. [Dec. 1858 ?]. See also: Chadwick et al vs. Ship Adelaide.
West vs. Smith et al: Opinion of the court, Feb. 5, 1855, and deposition of Billings re expenses in case, Mar. 5, 1855. Copies.
Wozencraft vs. Howard: Notice of trial or argument, Oct. 26, 1852.
Borax Company papers, 1859-1860
Hewston, John: Report to Henry Toomy of chemical analysis of specimens from Borax Lake, June 17, 1859. Copy.
Memorandum of an agreement between Borax Company and Alfred Peek, Nov. 9, 1859. Original and abstract.
Ferrier, John: Copies of letters and reports re Borax Lake, Mar. 27 -Sept. 5, 1860, to Alfred Peek, including sketches of area and lists of specimens.
Background material relating to borax.
Misc. re borax.
Leidesdorff estate - consultations, 1853-1854:
Couto, José Bernardo: Consulta, Feb. 10, 1854. With translation.
Galves, Mariano: Consulta, Nov. 18, 1853. Translation.
Olaguibel, Francisco Modesto de: Consulta, Oct. 30, 1853. With translation, and excerpts from translation.
Consulta relativa a bienes raices poseidos por estrangeros ca. 1855. Folder 643. San Francisco, 1850-1854
San Francisco, 1850-1854
Ordinance creating "Sinking Fund" and "Commissioners of the Sinking Fund," Aug. 23, 1850.
Ordinance no. 114 authorizing the City Attorney to include in conveyance to the Commissioners of the sinking fund all of the wharves belonging to San Francisco. Dec. 23, 1850. Copy.
Contract for building of the California St. Wharf, Mar. 28, 1851 (Sinking Fund - San Francisco).
Resolution confirming agreement re construction on Market and California St. Wharves. May 2, 1851.
Laws in California, leading up to creating of Sinking Fund. Folder 648.
Billings, Frederick: Opinion concerning constitutionality of various San Francisco laws. July 1, 1852.
San Francisco city charter. Newspaper clippings, July 1, 1853.
Cunningham, James: Agreement with David Hewes re grading of Bush St., Oct. 1853.
Ordinances and resolutions concerning the amount of bonds for city officials in San Francisco, 1853-1854.
Statement of receipts and disbursements by the Joint Committee on Land Claims, Feb. 24, 1854.
Smyth, Clark in account with Land Committee, Sept. 25, 1854.
Land Committee: Resolution, Sept. 1854.
Adelaida (schooner): Material in case G. H. Davis vs. John Walsh, including invoice for goods shipped on the Adelaida, Feb. 3, 1849; receipt for merchandise to be shipped by John Walsh, Feb. 5, 1859, with translation of document; manifest, Apr. 12, 1849; account of sale, Apr. 14, 1849; statement of Thomas T. Hyde and Milton Loring to Townsend, Mar. 4, 1850; interrogatories for Thomas T. Hyde and George W. Nichols.
Alabama (ship): Manifest, May 10, 1850; and manifest in case U.S. vs. James W. Bingham et al.
Albany (ship): Papers in case U.S. vs. Capt. Gorham, including copy from log book, July 13, 1852, and testimony.
American Eagle (steamer): Bill and receipt to Adams & Co., Jan. 15, 1850.
Baroness (bark): Opinion in case Smith Brothers & Co., vs. Bark Baroness, 1853.
Chatham (brig): Bottomry bond, May 14, 1849.
Congress (store ship): Bills for moving ship, 1851.
Cornelia (brig): Bill of lading, Feb. 1853.
Dakotah (ship): Abstract of pleading.
Gold Hunter (steamship): Accounts, 1850-1854.
Humboldt (ship): Notices of trespass, 1849, and notes concerning case.
Inez (ship): Assignment by Andrew Sublette to Billings, Jan. 11, 1850.
John Jay (ship): Power of attorney from seamen to collect wages, to Manchester, Apr. 11, 1854.
New World (steamboat): Copy of summons and notes in case Jeremiah Sullivan vs. New World, 1851.
Othello (bark) Receipts for merchandise, July 1853, and note and protest,1853-1854.
Potomac (ship): Bill of lading, Mar. 13, 1854.
Rose (ship): Copies of policies and declaration, 1851.
Swiss Boy (brig): Notice in case Washington St. Wharf Co. vs. Swiss Boy.
Swithhamley (ship): Accounts for sale of rhubarb, 1850-1851. Copies by Forbes, Forbes Co. 3 items.
Misc. legal papers
Cooper, John Bautista Rogers: Contract with Joseph L. Folsom re lumber for the U.S. government. May 5, 1847. Copy.
An Act in relation to salts by and against Joint Stock Companies and Associations, Apr. 7, 1849. Printed (3 copies).
Smith W. K.: Sale of one share in the Mormon Island Mining Association as security for a loan from Forrest Shepherd. May 13, 1849. With promissory note, May 14, 1849.
Coues, Thomas: Last will, Nov. 19, 1849, with affidavit of Charles T. Savage, his executor. Copy.
U.S. District Court: License as attorney for H. W. Halleck, Oct. 25, 1851.
King of William, James: Receipt to Archibald Peachy for 5 notes, June 4, 1850.
Certificates of admission to California Supreme Court and U.S. District Court, For Frederick Billings, 1850-1851. 2 items.
Valenzuela, Eoblogio: Memoria, Feb. 4, 1851. Statement concerning his attempts to collect rent from Manuel Luchas for Doña Tomasa in San Diego.
Wells & Co.: 1851: Notice of dissolution of partnership, Mar. 31-May 8. (printed). Clippings and notes concerning company, May 6-30. Check drawn by Edwin R. Wells on Wells & Co. for repairs, Aug. 11.
Minturn, Charles: Power of attorney to Benjamin Wingate, Apr. 13, 1852.
Thorn, Isaac N.: Articles of agreement with Antonio María Lugo concerning cattle, Apr. 19, 1852
Chase, Benjamin F.: Certificate re crop on farm of J. Bryant Hill in Alizal Township, Monterey Co., Oct. 2, 1854.
Summons and complaint in case Moss et al vs. Meiggs, Oct. 21, 1854. 3 items.
Billings, Frederick: Revocation of power of attorney to T. W. Parks and D. B. Northrop, Sept. 28, 1855.
Nye Brothers & Co.: Papers re estate of the firm, 1856.
Peachy, Archibald C.: Accounts as trustee.
Bills of exchange drawn on Page, Bacon & Co.
Promissory notes, 1845-1856.
Seconds of exchange, etc., 1849-1868, drawn on James King of William and Parrott & Co.
Receipts, etc., for taxes in San Francisco, 1850-1852.
Billings, Frederick: Death of James King of William.
Halleck, Henry Wager: List of books purchased in Europe.
Halleck, Henry Wager: Correspondence and papers relating to his military career
Outgoing letters, 1847-1856. Copies and drafts. Some written while Secretary of State for the Territory of California, and include copy of the laws and regulations concerning lands in California.
Incoming letters, arranged alphabetically by correspondent. See end of report for list of correspondents.
Memoranda on expedition in Lower California, 1846-1848, written by Halleck. 3 items bound in volume. Also photocopy.
Orders, 1851-1853, by J. G. Totten, Harvey Brown, R. Jones, E. D. Townsend, and S. Cooper.
Misc. military papers: Circulars, accounts, receipts and memoranda, 1849-1853.
Halleck's History of California. Mss. drafts and notes.
A - Z Miscellany
Abrego, José, 1813-1878
Letter, Apr. 26, 1853, re Joaquín Gutiérrez' claim to El Potrero.
documents in Box 2, Folders 197, 208
oversize portfolio no. 16.
Letter, Dec. 26, 1853, re Bear River Auburn Water & Mining Company case.
See also: Box 6
Letter, Feb. 12, 1858, re New Almaden Mines.
Belcher, Lewis F.
Telegram, Feb. 16, 1854, re his ranch San Francisquito.
Bestor, Norman S.
Letter, Oct. 3, 1855.
Black, James, 1806-1870
Letter, Mar. 5, 1859.
See also: Box 5, Folder 469.
Letter, June 22, 1857.
Bonilla, José Mariano, 1807-1878
Letter, Apr. 19, 1853, stating he has found title to his ranch and is sending it to Halleck to be used in presenting his claim to the Land Commissioner.
See also: Box 4, Folder 345.
Letter, May 9, 1853, requesting diseño or exact copy thereof of Ojo de Agua de Figueroa.
Buckelew, Benjamin R., 1822-1859
Letter, Dec. 11, 1853, asking Halleck to take testimony of Gregorio Briones re Rancho Punta de San Quentín.
Box 3, Folder 272
Box 6, Folders 521-523.
Burton, Henry Stanton, 1818-1869
Letter, June 1, 1852, re background of grant to Fructuoso del Real of the Potrero de San Carlos, etc.
Letter, Sept. 12, 1853.
Carrillo, Carlos Antonio, 1783-1852
Letter, Jan. 27, 1852, to Halleck concerning documents in his case.
Carrillo, Joaquín, 1820-
Letter, May 13, 1851, sending Halleck, Peachy & Billings documents re his grant to Llano de Santa Rosa.
See also: Box 4, Folder 384.
Carrillo, Pedro C.
Letter, Sept. 26, 1853, stating he is not responsible for debts incurred in securing title for his deceased father's ranch.
Clayton, Charles, 1825-
Letter, Sept. 12, 1853, concerning payment for litigation for the Santa Clara orchard.
Cooke, Martin E.
Letter, Mar. 2, 1853.
Cooly, George W.
Letter, Sept. 15, 1852, re Frémont's Mariposa claim.
Corcoran, William Wilson, 1798-1888
Letter, Nov. 18, 1852, addressed to James King of William re U.S. vs. Steenberger, and including copy of letter by John P. Philips.
Covarrubias, José María, 1801-1870
Letter, June 19, 1851, concerning payment of his debt to Lockwood.
Box 2, Folder 239
oversize portfolio no. 38.
Cullum, George Washington, 1809-1892
Letter, Dec. 6, 1856.
Curtis & Clarke
Letter, Dec. 28, 1852, re fixing a time for M. G. Vallejo to submit evidence of title to the Petaluma and Soscol Ranches.
Derby, George Horatio, 1823-1861
Letter, Apr. 16, 1853, to Halleck, re sale of his portion of Johnson's Ranch.
Dimmick, Kimball Hale, 1811-1861
Letter, Dec. 26, n.y., to Halleck, re receipt of Carrillo's deed.
Edgar, William Francis, d. 1897
Letter, Feb. 21, 1853, re Manuel Castro's property, with accompanying sketch map.
Letter, Feb. 18, 1854, to David Spence, saying he is ready to send payment to Halleck, but has no means to send it. Note at end by David Spence to
See also: Box 4, Folders 334-335.
Fitch, Joséfa (Carrillo), 1810-
Letter, n.d. to Halleck, Peachy & Billings, sending documents re title to Rancho de Satiyomi.
Forbes, James Alexander, 1804-1881
Letter, Sept. 23, 1853, concerning evaluation of New Almaden Mine.
See also: Box 4, Folders 417-418.
Gardiner, John William Tudor, d. 1879
Letter, Nov. 7, 1857.
George, Julius, 1833-1880
Letter, Feb. 21, 1856, written as agent for Charles M. Weber concerning fee in Las Animas claim.
Letter, Aug. 19, 1853, requesting a copy of papers in land case.
Grant, Gilbert A.
Letter, June 9, 1849, concerning sale of lots [in Sacramento?]
Gwin & Rumler
Letter, July 7, 1854, re Hartnell case.
Halleck & Hartnell
Letter, Aug. 4, 1849, sending to Peachy & Billings papers requested by Sutter.
Letter, Sept. 15, 1856, re disposal of his property in California.
Hinchman, A. L.
Letter, June 9, 1854, re land matters pertaining to Isabel Yorba, Anastasio and Joaquín Carrillo.
Hoar, Edward S.
Letter, June 10, 1851, re R. A. Lockwood vs. J. M. Covarrubias, enclosing letter from William Claude Jones to Covarrubias.
Hooker, S. W.
Letter, Nov. 26, 1853, re Job F. Dye's ranch.
Howison, Edward M.
Letter, Mar. 24, 1853, as agent for Weber & Hammond.
Kendrick, Henry Lane, 1811-1891.
Letter, Dec. 24, 1857, re his Benicia property; New Almaden; and other matters.
Letter, Mar. 14, 1853, written for him by F. J. Maguire.
Leese, Jacob Primer, 1809-1892
Letter, Feb. 20, 1853, requesting that confirmation of his title be acted upon speedily.
Box 2, Folders 159-160, 174
Box 5, Folders 471, 475-476, 479, 499
oversize portfolio nos. 36, 46
Lewis, James E. S.
Letter, May 17, 1854, re interest in Llano Seco.
Letter, Nov. 8, 1853, requesting the sending of papers concerning the Rancho San Miguel.
Letter, Dec. 29, 1849.
Letter, n.d., ca. 1852 ?, with translation, to Thomas Fallon.
papers relating to lawsuit in Box 4
McDougal, John, 1818-1866
Letter, Jan. 16, 1850
Malarín, Mariano, 1828-
Letter, Feb. 13, 1854, requesting information on the outcome of his claim.
Letter, Feb. 27, 1857re importation of borax.
Mezes, S. M.
Letter, Feb. 8, 1853, re Piojo grant.
Miller, Morris Smith, 1814-1870
Letter, June 6, 1833, re Halleck's fees.
Murray, Hugh Campbell, 1825-1857
Letter, July 30, 1857,
Nall, W. E.
Letter, Sept. 5, 1857, re borax prices in England.
Nash, William H.
Letter, May 24, 1853, re fees in confirmation of Bale Ranch.
Ogier, Isaac S. K.
Letter, Mar. 10, 1857.
Letter, Feb. 21, 1853.
Papy, J. J.
Letter, Jan. 9, 1852, re San Clemente.
Parsons, Lewis Baldwin, 1818-1907
Letter, June 11, 1853.
Peck, Henry W.
Letter, Dec. 29, 1853, re Llebaria and Fallon case.
Pico, Andrés, 1810-1876
Letter, July 8, 1853, requesting that his claim be presented.
Letter, Jan. 5, 1854, expressing surprise at annulment of his daughter's claim to San Miguel.
Randolph, Edmund, 1820-1861
Letter, Apr. 18, 1854.
Letter, Feb. 25, 1853?, concerning claim for Nicasio.
Robinson, Alfred, 1806-
Letter, May 7, 1853, re sale of Las Positas.
Rockwell, John Arnold, 1803-1861
Letter, July 4, 1856.
Ryan, R. F.
Letter, Aug. 14, 1854, to Thomas Fallon.
See also: Fallon, Thomas
Sacramento Van Railroad Company
Letter, Feb. 17, 1857, containing resolution re Folsom Estate.
Semple, C. D.
Letter, Oct. 10, 1855.
Shafter, Oscar Lovell
Re dissolution of Halleck, Peachy, Billings and Park, Aug. 16, 1855. Folder 67a not on microfilm.
Shaw, James Barron, 1813-
Letter, July 20, 1853.
Stone, E. F.
Letter, Feb. 19, 1859, to Gregory Yale, re Pacific Guano Case and other matters.
Suñol, Antonio María, 1800-1865
Letter, July 1, 1853, explaining why he has not paid taxes.
U.S. General Land Office
Letter, Dec. 18, 1858, by Thomas A. Hendricks, Land Commissioner.
U.S. Treasury Dept.
Letter, July 31, 1855, re settlement of the accounts for the Civil Fund of California.
Webb, S. P.
Letter, Oct. 14,  re Smythe Clark's embezzlement.
See also: file in Box 7.
Webb, William Henry, 1816-1899
Letter, July 5, 1853, to Page, Bacon & Co., ordering them to honor Halleck, Peachy & Billings claim for $10,000.
Letter, Nov. 9, 1853, re Llano Seco.
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1818-1863
Letter, July 9, 1852.
Wolter, Charles, 1791-1856
Letter, Mar. 11, 1853, concerning payment due.
Yoell, Jasper Alexander
Letter, Sept. 27, 1853.
Letter, Sept. 7, 1854, hoping her claim will be cleared.
Young, John, d. 1864
Letter, July 29, 1857.
3 letters, 1852-1856, re property in Sacramento.
Arce, Francisco Casimiro, 1821-1878
2 letters, 1853-1861. 1853 letter relates to his title to Santa Isabel.
See also: Box 4, Folders 431-432.
2 letters, 1853, concerning title to Rancho de Rincón.
Argüello, Santiago, 1791-1862
7 letters, 1852-1854, concerning Rancho Las Pulgas.
See also: Box 4, Folders 363-364.
Bache, Hartman, 1797-1872
4 letters, 1857-1858, re appraisal of land required for light house at Point Lobos.
3 letters, 1853-1854, concerning his claim to Rancho el Alisal.
Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890
5 letters, 1852-1861.
Box 3, Folders 308, 315
Box 7, Folders 649, 686, 695
oversize portfolio nos. 26, 28-29.
Bissell, G. W. P.
2 letters, 1853, re claim for Mare Island.
Blake, William Phipps, 1826-1910
2 letters, 1861-1863, re borax property.
Blume, Fred Gustavus
3 letters, 1851-1853, re claim for Estero Americano.
Boggs, Lilburn W., 1792-1860
4 letters, 1852-1853, concerning his title to a certain portion of Salvador Vallejo's grant.
Branch, Francis Ziba, 1802-1874
4 letters, 1851-1854, concerning title to various ranchos in his possession.
See also: Box 4, Folder 356.
Burnett, Peter Hardeman, 1807-1895.
2 letters, 1853.
Burton, Lewis T., 1812-1879
10 letters, 1852-1854, concerning claims for Jesús María and Chamisal, and other transactions. Many written for him by H. B. Blake.
Carnes, Henry S.
4 letters, 1853-1854, re Rancho de Ojai, which he purchased from Fernando Tico.
Carrillo, Anastasio, 1788
4 letters, 1853-1854, concerning title to Punta de la Concepción y el Cojo.
3 letters, 1853, re projected sale of and title to Nojoqui.
Chew, Robert S., 1811-1873
12 letters, 1853-1856.
Cooper, John Bautista Rogers, 1792-1872
4 letters, 1855, concerning his various claims to property.
Box 2, Folders 179-180, 182
Box 7, Folder 673.
4 letters, 1857, to Hydenfeldt re borax.
Dye, Job Francis, 1805-1883
3 letters, 1852-1854, re claim to property in Tehama Co.
See also: Box 5, Folder 486.
Edgerton, Henry, 1830-1887
3 letters, 1855-1856.
Fallon, Thomas, 1819
2 letters, 1853-1854, re Llebaria vs. Fallon. 1853 letter in oversize portfolio no. 11. 1854 letter in Folder 104, Box 1.
See also: Box 4, Folders 443, 450.
3 letters, 1860, re borax.
See also: reports in Borax Company in Box 7, Folder 637.
Foster, Stephen Clark, 1820
9 letters, 1852-1854.
Frisbie, John B., 1824-
2 letters, 1855-1856.
Gálvez, Mariano, 1794-1862
2 letters, 1851-1852. 1851 letter is translation in Halleck's writing. Both addressed to Eustaquio Barron, and relate to Mexican law in regard to land.
See also: Box 7, Folder 641.
Gómez, José Miguel
5 letters, 1853, concerning his title to Ranch San Simeón.
Guerra, Antonio María, 1825-1881
2 letters, 1855, re title to El Cojo.
Guerra, Pablo Andrés Antonio María Saturnino, 1819-1874
16 letters, 1852-1854.
See also: Box 2, Folder 168.
3 letters, 1853, concerning payment of fees.
Halleck, Henry Wager, 1816-1872
4 letters, 1852-1860.
Box 3, Folder 303
Box 4 Folder 427
Box 6, Folder 566.
Halleck, Peachy and Billings
13 letters, 1851-1854. Letter of Jan. 14, 1852 in oversize portfolio no. 2.
Hartnell, William Edward Petty, 1798-1854
6 letters, 1850-1853.
Box 2, Folders 181, 210, 223
Box 4, Folders 365
Box 5, Folders 489-490
oversize portfolio no. 21.
Hoffman, Ogden 1822-1891,
Letter to A. C. Peachy, Jan 10, 1853.
Hollowbush, J. W.
2 letters, 1854, concerning Hartnell grant.
Janssens, Victor Eugène Auguste, 1817
4 letters, 1853, re title to property of La Purificación.
Howard & Gilliams
4 letters, 1858-1860 to W. O. Ayres, re borax. 1860 letter signed by William Howard.
Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853
3 letters, 1851-1852.
Box 2, Folder 201
Box 3, Folders 240, 260, 299
Box 4, Folder 405
Box 5, Folders 470, 472, 495
oversize portfolio nos. 40-41, 46
Johnson, Charles R.
2 letters, 1852.
King, William Shakespeare, d. 1895
3 letters, 1852-1858.
King of William, James, 1822-1856
4 letters, 1855-1856. Some re Adams & Co.
See also: Box 7, Folders 678, 693, 695.
Latham, Milton Slocum, 1827-1882
5 letters, 1854-1855.
5 letters, 1852-1854, mainly re claims to land in Napa. Letter of Aug. 5, 1854 includes letter from C. Hartson.
See also: Box 2, Folder 224.
Moerenhout, Jacques Antoine, 1796-1879
2 letters, 1852-1853. 1852 letter addressed to Carmen Cibrian de Bernal.
O'Farrell, Jasper, 1817-1875
6 letters, 1845-1853.
Box 4, Folder 360
Box 6, Folder 566.
Palma y Mesa, Antonio de la
2 letters, 1853-1854, concerning Isabel Yorba's claim to Rancho de la Laguna.
Peachy, Archibald C.
2 letters, 1853-1860. 1860 letter in Folder 2, Box 1. 1853 letter in oversize portfolio no. 1.
Peckham, R. F., 1827
2 letters, 1852-1854.
Potter & Knight
8 letters, 1860-1861, concerning borax.
Ritchie, Archibald A., d. 1856
6 letters, 1849-1853. 1851-1852 letters are copies only, relating to transactions with Paul S. Forbes concerning shipments of rhubarb, and land transactions
(Suisun, Guenoc, and Locolliome). Included is statement in Halleck's hand of bill from Halleck, Peachy & Billings to A. A.
Ritchie for services rendered.
Box 2, Folders 161, 230
Box 5, Folder 459.
Rodríguez, Jacinto, 1814
5 letters, 1853-1854, concerning his title to Rincón de la Ballena.
Spence, David 1798-1875
5 letters, 1851-1855.
Box 2, Folder 220
Box 4, Folder 352.
See also: letter of Pedro Estrada, Box 1, Folder 28.
Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880
2 letters, 1850.
Box 3, Folder 242
Box 5, Folder 493.
Thompson, Alpheus Basil, 1795-1869
4 letters, 1852-1854.
3 letters, 1859, concerning borax speculation.
Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe, 1807-1890
3 letters, 1852-1853.
See also: Box 5, Folders 462, 493.
Walkinshaw, Robert, d. 1859
25 letters, 1851-1856, mainly re litigation concerning Posolmi. Letter of Mar. 31, 1854, includes copy of letter of George T. Walker; Feb. 5, 1856, by Theo. Shillaber. Letter of Feb. 5, 1856 in oversize portfolio no. 13.
Wilson, John, 1795-1860
6 letters, 1853-1854.
See also: Box 4, Folders 342-343.
Yale, Gregory, 1816-1871
2 letters, n.d. and 1859. (Folder 141, Box 1). 1859 is draft of letter in re the
Adelaide, and is in oversize portfolio no. 14.
Box 3, Folder 280
oversize portfolio no. 50.
9 letters, 1852-1853, re San Ramón Rancho litigation.
Baldwin, Joséph Glover, 1815-1864
Letter, Apr. 15, 1862.
Brown, Harvey, 1795-1874.
See Folder 708.
Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878
See U.S. War Dept.
Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876
See Folder 711.
Davis, Nelson Henry, 1821-1890
Letter, Apr. 20, 1852.
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883
Letter, Oct. 3, 1846, containing description of battle against Mexicans near Santa Fe under Kearney
Guthrie, James, 1792-1869
See U.S. Treasury Dept.
Jones, Roger, 1789-1852
See Folder 709.
Sloat, John Drake, 1781-1867
Letter, June 24, 1852, re plan for defending Mare Island
Stone, Charles Pomeroy, 1824-1887
See Townsend, Edward Davis.
Totten, Joséph Gilbert, 1788-1864
See U.S. Engineers Office.
See also: Folder 707.
Townsend, Edward Davis, 1812-1893
2 letters, 1852. Letter of Jan. 26 encloses copy of letter from C. P. Stone re fortification of San Francisco.
See also: Folders 710-711
U.S. Engineers Office
3 letters, 1852-1853, by J. G. Totten. Letter of Apr. 18, 1853 includes an order appointing Halleck a member of the Board of Engineers for fortifications on the Pacific Coast.
U.S. Treasury Dept.
Letter, Apr. 22, 1856. Printed form letter, filled in. Signed by James Guthrie.
U.S. War Dept.
2 letters, 1851. Mar. 8 letter by C. M. Conrad.