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1982 California State Land Commission publication regarding private land claims in California with an index for each county providing the name of the rancho (grant), patentee, patent date, patent number, watercourse, Township and Range, and the amount of acreage.
The 1982 California State Land Commission publication provides the historical background of landownership in California that led to the private land claims and subsequent patents issued. Contains discussion of the missions, presidios and pueblos. Provides a listing by each county of the name of the rancho (grant), patentee, patent date, patent number, watercourse, Township and Range, and the amount of acreage.
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"1982 - Grants of Land in California Made by Spanish or Mexican Authorities" (2018). Overview of California Private Land Claims and the Public Domain. 3.