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Download Work Progress Administration Abstract, GLO No. 265 (1.8 MB)
Download Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet (131 KB)
Download BLM Land Grant Patent, Aug. 9, 1866 (2.0 MB)
Download BLM Land Patent Detail Sheet (544 KB)
Download BLM CDI Detail Sheet (529 KB)
Download BLM Survey, May 22, 1884 (11.9 MB)
Download El Alisal - 1915-1918 No Map - 00000352.tif (29 KB)
Download El Alisal - 1919-1920 - 00000351.tif (188 KB)
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.
Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet (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.
BLM Land 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.
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.
Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet (AKA 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.
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 for the Monterey County Assessor’s Office detailing the boundaries of the rancho and any subdivision made within the boundaries of the rancho.
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 For Rancho Plats - Monterey County Assessor’s Office
The diseños are in Spanish with notations in English written on them. Expedientes are in Spanish. All other rancho documents are in English.
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"El Alisal (Bernal) - Diseños, GLO No. 265, Monterey County, and associated historical documents." (2016). Individual Ranchos in Monterey and SLO Counties. 11.
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