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Download National Archives Diseños 191-2 (1.1 MB)
Download National Archives Diseños 191-3 (1.0 MB)
Download National Archives Expediente 7 (13.4 MB)
Download Work Progress Administration Abstract, GLO 275 (1.4 MB)
Download Hoffman Notes (20 KB)
Download Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet (129 KB)
Download BLM Land Grant Patent, Oct. 7, 1862 (3.3 MB)
Download BLM Land Patent Detail Sheet (91 KB)
Download BLM CDI Detail Sheet (77 KB)
Download BLM Surve, Aug. 27, 1874 (11.7 MB)
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.
Hornbeck Rancho Detail Sheet – History of a California rancho.
Bancroft Notes – Summary of Bancroft Archives information regarding a private land claim.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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 Toro - Diseños, GLO No. 275, Monterey County, and associated historical documents" (2016). Individual Ranchos in Monterey and SLO Counties. 33.