Title:Expediente promovido por los hijos de Dn. Tomas O. Larkin, 417, 1860 Oct. 20
Creator/Contributor:Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858, creator
Creator/Contributor:California, Surveyor General's Office.
Item consists of official form issued by Office of the Surveyor General attesting that attached sheets are accurate copy of
originals contained in their office. Attached sheets consist of correspondence between Larkin and Mexican officials in Monterey
regarding the naturalization of his children and the land grant. Original correspondence was dated between July 17, 1844 and
May 16, 1846. Correspondents included Micheltorena, J.A. Sutter, Manual Jimeno, Pio Pico, etc.
Larkin, Thomas Oliver -- 1802-1858 -- Correspondence
Ranches -- California -- Colusa County -- History -- Sources
Sacramento River (Calif.) -- Maps, Manuscript
Micheltorena, Josʹe Manuel -- 1802-1853 -- Correspondence
Pico, Pío -- 1801-1894 -- Correspondence
Jimeno, Manual Casarin -- d. 1853 -- Correspondence
Sutter, John Augustus -- 1803-1880 -- Correspondence
Land grants -- California -- Colusa County
Land titles -- California -- Colusa County
Map is tracing of original showing the boundaries of the land grant on the Sacramento River between Arroyo Chico and Arroyo
de los Picos (an area just above current city of Colusa).
Thomas O. Larkin, early California pioneer, arrived in California in 1832. Became successful merchant, financier and land
developer. In 1844, applied to Governor Micheltorena for naturalization of his three children, and for land grant in their
names. Received a grant of land on west bank of Sacramento River. Known as Children's Rancho, Larkin's Rancho or Upper Farm.
In English and Spanish.
1 item (16 leaves) : map ; 32-36 cm.
f F864.L32 L32 1860