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Subject

Diseños - Spanish/Mexican land grant map.

Expediente - Spanish/Mexican land grant.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – Historical details of a Spanish-Mexican land grant that was subsequently patented by the U. S. Government.

Hoffman Notes -- Summary of information on Rancho from Appendix listing Table of Land Claims in the Reports of Land Cases by Ogden Hoffman, Volume I, 1862.

Hoffman Table of Land Claims Appendix, Reports on Land Cases, Vol. I, 1862, p. 83 Ogden Hoffman.

Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet – History of a California rancho.

Bancroft Notes – Summary of Bancroft Archives information regarding a private land claim.

Bancroft Diseños -- Spanish/Mexican land grant map.

Bancroft Plat -- U.S. Surveyor General rancho plat.

BLM Land Grant Patent – U.S. Government issued document certifying a Private Land Claim.

BLM Land Patent Detail Sheet – BLM Accession number document that provides patent information.

BLM CDI Detail Sheet – CDI Doc ID document that provides patent information.

BLM Survey – Office of the U.S. Surveyor General plat(s) detailing the specific boundaries of land.

Monterey County Assessor’s Office Original Map/Plat – Plat prepared by county surveyor depicting the boundaries and subdivision of a rancho circa 1915 to 1920.

Monterey County Recorder’s Office Land Patent – Rancho land patent.

Description

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Expediente – Hand-written Spanish-Mexican land grant document issued to Mexican citizens in Alta California for land in Alta-California.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.

Hoffman Notes -- Summary of information concerning claims made for the Rancho lands from the Appendix listing Table of Land Claims in the Reports of Land Cases by Ogden Hoffman, Volume I, 1862.

Hoffman Table of Land Claims Appendix, Reports on Land Cases, Vol. I, 1862, p. 83 Ogden Hoffman; summary of information concerning claims made for the Rancho lands.

Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet – A summary sheet generated from a land patent database that details the history of a rancho, along with the various state and federal agency record numbers relating to the rancho.

Bancroft Notes – Document detailing information and documents regarding a particular rancho found in the Bancroft Archives.

Bancroft Diseños – Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican governments used in the U.S. District Court proceedings.

Bancroft Plat – A plat of the patented rancho prepared by the U.S. Surveyor General.

BLM Land Grant Patent – Hand-written document issued by the U.S. Government providing legal ownership of land previously granted by the Spanish or Mexican government.

BLM Land Patent Detail Sheet – Document using the BLM accession number that provides specific information regarding the patented land of a rancho.

BLM CDI Detail Sheet - Document using the CDI Doc ID that provides specific information concerning the patented land of a rancho.

BLM Survey(s) – Plat(s) prepared by the Office of the U.S. Surveyor General detailing the boundaries of the rancho.

Monterey County Assessor’s Office Original Map/Plat – Plat prepared between 1915 and 1920 for the Monterey County Assessor’s Office detailing the boundaries of the rancho and any subdivision made within the boundaries of the rancho.

Monterey County Recorder’s Office Land Patent – Recorded rancho land patent.

Source

For Diseños – National Archives (or Bancroft Archives); For Expediente – National Archives; For WPA Abstract –David Hornbeck; For Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet – David Hornbeck; For Bancroft Notes – Bancroft Archives; For Bancroft Diseños – Bancroft Archives; For BLM Patents – Bureau of Land Management or Monterey County Recorder’s Office; BLM Land Patent Details – Bureau of Land Management; For BLM CDI Details – Bureau of Land Management; For BLM Surveys – Bureau of Land Management or Monterey County Recorder’s Office; For Rancho Plats - Monterey County Assessor’s Office; For Recorded Rancho Land Patents – Monterey County Recorder’s Office

Format

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Language

The diseños are in Spanish with notations in English written on them. Expedientes are in Spanish. All other rancho documents are in English.

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Education | Law | Life Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Original Format

Paper

Document Type

Article

Los Laureles (Ransom), GLO No. 285, Monterey County, Diseños and associated historical documents.

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