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Guide to the California. Superior Court (San Francisco City and County) Complaints to establish title following the 1906 earthquake, 1906-1926 (bulk 1906-1908)
BANC MSS 99/255 c  
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Description
Consists of printed forms, filled-in with typescript and manuscript information, to establish title to properties under chapter 59 of the laws of 1906, because, "on the 18th day of April, 1906, the greater part of the public records in the office of the County Recorder of the City and County of San Francisco...were destroyed by fire." The complaints record existing property owners as plaintiffs vs. all persons claiming any interest or lien upon real property as described. Attached descriptions of parcels include location and extent, how and when acquired, and include signed affadavits of the plaintiffs, with the signature and seal of the court commissioner.
Extent
7 cartons, 1 box (9.35 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.