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INVENTORY OF THE PATTON FAMILY PROPERTY PAPERS, 1909-1938
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Description
This collection contains papers having to do with land plots in the Wilmington area of Los Angeles, California owned by sisters Maria Jesus De Shorb, Annie Wilson, and Ruth Patton. Included in the collection are declaration of trust papers, deeds and title papers, tax reports, receipts, statements, court papers, and correspondence.
Background
Maria Jesus De Shorb (1844-1917), Annie Wilson (1854-?), and Ruth Patton (1861-1928), are the daughters of Benjamin Davis Wilson, a prominent California statesman and politician during the 1800’s. Maria is the daughter of Ramona Yorba, the first wife of Wilson, and Annie and Ruth are the daughter’s of Margret Hereford, Wilson’s second wife. Southern California’s Mt. Wilson was named after Benjamin Davis Wilson.
Extent
1 box [.25 linear ft]
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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