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Finding Aid to the Official documents relating to early San Francisco, 1835-1857
BANC MSS C-A 370  
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  • Information for Researchers
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  • Partial list of names

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Official Documents Relating to Early San Francisco,
    Date (inclusive): 1835-1857
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 370
    Extent: Number of containers: 240 folders in 2 boxes and 1 oversize folder
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Includes official correspondence of various alcaldes and justices of the peace; proclamations and documents relating to criminal and court proceedings, land grants, etc.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and Spanish

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Official documents relating to early San Francisco, BANC MSS C-A 370, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    This collection was assembled from various sources, some from the Cowan Collection, some from the T. W. Norris and Honeyman Collections. The sources have been noted on the folders.
    Included are official correspondence of various alcaldes and justices of the peace, proclamations, documents relating to criminal and court proceedings, land grants and other matters.
    The documents have been arranged chronologically. A calendar and a partial list of authors follow.

    Partial list of names

    Águila, Ramón Folder 124
    Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882 Folders 4, 12, 19, 20, 21, 22, 55
    Andrews, Augustus A., 1818-ca. 1847 Folder 124
    Angelino, Blas Folders 14, 50, 54
    Austin, Julius C. Folder 208
    Bale, Edward A. Folder 27
    Bandini, Juan, 1800-1859 Folders 127, 128
    Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871 Folders 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 170, 171, 174, 175, 183, 185, 205
    Benham, Calhoun Folder 227
    Bennett, Vardamon, 1804-1849 Folder 208
    Bernal, Antonio Folder 167
    Bernal, José Cornelio, 1796- Folders 24, 27, 53, 54
    Berreyesa, José de los Santos Folder 152
    Berreyesa, José Ignacio Folder 54
    Berreyesa, Nasario Folder 152
    Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890 Folders 227, 229
    Bojorques, Angel, 181l- Folder 151
    Botts, Charles T., 1809-1884 Folder 227
    Brannan, Samuel, 1819- Folder 208
    Briones, Desiderio Folder 53
    Briones, Gregorio, 1797- Folder 151
    Briones, Juana Folders 54, 136
    Bryant, Edwin, 1805-1869 Folders 183, 186, 188, 220
    Buchanan, John C. Folder 188
    Buckelew, Benjamin R., 1822-1859 Folders 206, 207
    Buelna, Antonio, 1791-1842 Folder 49
    Buelna, Félix, 1814- Folders 92, 96, 102, 118
    Buelna, Juan Folder 168
    Burr, Charles C. Folder 208
    Cacho, Rafael Folder 138
    Carrillo, José Folder 8
    Carrillo, Julio, 1825- Folder 152
    Castro, Guillermo, 1810- Folder 168
    Castro, José, 1810-1860 Folder 2
    Castro, José Tiburcio Folder 28
    Cibrián, Blas Folder 53
    Clark, William Squire, 1807- Folders 197, 209, 213
    Colton, Walter, 1797-1851 Folder 170
    Connell, John Folder 208
    Cooper, John Bautista Rogers, 1792-1872 Folder 32
    Crittenden, Alexander Parker, 1816-1870 Folder 227
    Davis, John Calvert, 1810-1848? Folders 141, 207
    Davis, William Heath, 1822-1909 Folders 29, 32, 54, 166
    Deck, Augustus Folder 192
    Denecke, George Folder 207
    Díaz, Benito Folders 62, 63, 66, 67, 74, 82, 97
    Díaz, Manuel, 1810- Folders 132, 155
    Dockrill, Joseph Folder 206
    Dodge, Henry Lee, 1825- Folders 218, 219, 223
    Duarte, José Folder 151
    Dunleavy, James G. Folder 175
    Dwinelle, John Whipple, 1816-1881 Folder 227
    Eagar, John Folder 208
    Ellis, Alfred J. Folders 192, 198, 207
    Emmet, C. Temple Folder 227
    Estudillo, José Joaquín, 1798-1852 Folders 3, 5, 168
    Evans, George M. Folder 208
    Everhart, Lazarus Folder 207
    Ezquer, Ignacio, 1818- Folder 159
    Ferguson, George A. Folder 54
    Ferguson, James Folder 208
    Flores, Teodosio, 1789- Folder 25
    Folsom, Joseph Libby, 1817-1855 Folder 229
    Forbes, James Alexander, 1804-1881 Folder 134
    Fowler, John S., 1818-1860 Folder 203
    Galindo, Juan Crisóstomo, 1774- Folders 144, 145, 146
    Galindo, Leandro, 1787- Folder 54
    Geary, John White, 1819-1873 Folders 219, 220, 221, 226
    Gilbert, Edward, 1819-1852 Folder 199
    Glein, Carlos F. Folder 207
    Glover, Aquilla Folder 198
    Glover, William Folders 193, 208
    Gordon, Robert Folder 215
    Grayson, Andrew Jackson, 1819-1869 Folder 193
    Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851 Folders 8, 11, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 37, 42, 51, 52, 53, 54, 124, 138, 153, 160, 166, 222
    Gulnac, William, 1801-1851 Folder 26
    Haight, Henry Huntley, 1825-1878 Folders 193, 227
    Halleck, Henry Wager, 1816-1872 Folder 227
    Ham, Hiram Folder 174
    Harms, Heinrich Folder 187
    Haro, Francisco de, 1792-1848 Folders 1, 11, 18, 27, 53, 54, 124, 126, 166
    Harrison, Edward H. Folder 198
    Hawes, Horace, 1813-1871 Folders 222, 225, 227
    Hernández, Santiago Folder 124
    Hilgers, Gerard Folder 207
    Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846 Folders 30, 99, 100, 105, 111, 116, 120, 124, 125
    Hoen, Francis Folders 198, 211
    Hood, William Folder 207
    Hoppe, Jacob D., 1813?-1853 Folder 207
    Hull, Joseph Bartine, 1802-1890 Folder 184
    Hyde, George, 1819-1890 Folders 179, 191, 192, 193, 204, 206, 209
    Illig, Johannes Folder 171
    Jewett, Enoch P. Folder 208
    Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853 Folders 35, 36, 59, 61, 68, 69, 76, 87, 94, 98, 113, 114, 119
    Jones, Elbert P., 1814?-1852 Folders 182, 197
    Kemble, Edward Cleveland, 1828-1886 Folder 208
    Kirbey, Henry Folder 54
    Kirbey, Richard C. Folder 201
    Kittleman, Thomas Folder 175
    Knowles, Richard Folder 208
    Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858 Folder 169
    Leahy, Daniel, d. 1875 Folder 203
    Leavenworth, Thaddeus Minor Folders 194, 211, 212, 213, 215
    Leese, Jacob Primer, 1809-1892 Folder 32
    Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848 Folders 135, 143, 148, 157, 158, 177, 197
    Lewis, Samuel Folder 203
    Lick, James, 1796-1876 Folder 207
    Light, James, d. 1881 Folder 203
    Lincoln, Seth S. Folders 198, 208, 212
    Lippincott, Benjamin S., 1815-1870 Folder 206
    Lockwood, Rufus A. Folder 227
    Lord, Joseph M. Folders 198, 203, 208
    Low, James C. Folder 235
    McAllister, Matthew Hall, 1800-1865 Folder 227
    McDougal, George, d. 1872 Folders 206, 208
    Malarín, Juan, ca. 1789-1849? Folders 79, 85, 117
    Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852 Folders 6, 7, 9, 15, 16
    Mathurin, Jean, 1799- Folder 53
    Merrill, Annis, 1810-1905 Folder 227
    Mesa, José Ramón Folder 27
    Meyer, Charles Folder 189
    Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853 Folders 77, 78, 86, 88, 105, 109
    Miramontes, Vicente, 1810- Folders 26, 27, 32, 53, 124
    Miranda, Apolinario, 1795- Folders 54, 65
    Miranda, Teodoro, 1822- Folder 151
    Montenegro, Eugenio Folder 160
    Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-1873 Folders 162, 164
    Moraga, Francisco, 1814- Folder 53
    Mowry, Barton Folder 208
    Narvaez, Blas Folder 124
    Narvaez, Pedro Folder 133
    Noé, José de Jesús, 1805- Folders 54, 101, 121, 124, 138, 151, 152, 153, 181
    Olney, James N. Folder 235
    Orbell, James, 1813- Folder 163
    Oreña, Gaspar M. Folder 115
    Pacheco, Antonio, 1809- Folder 53
    Pacheco, Dolores, 1798-ca. 1858 Folder 39
    Pacheco, Ignacio, 1808-1864 Folder 151
    Padilla, Juan Nepomuceno, 1824- Folder 124, 126
    Parker, Robert A., 1820-1865 Folders 197, 198
    Peachy, Archibald C., 1820-1883 Folder 227
    Pedrorena, Miguel de, d. 1850 Folder 17
    Peralta, Francisco Folder 168
    Peralta, Ignacio, 1791- Folder 168
    Petch, Robert Folder 208
    Pettet, William Folders 193, 207
    Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869 Folders 57, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 81, 84, 93, 95, 123, 129
    Pool, Peter Folder 208
    Powell, William John, d. 1848 Folder 183
    Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845 Folders 26, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 54, 64, 80, 99, 104, 110
    Prudon, Victor, 1809?- Folder 54
    Rae, William Glen, 1814-1845 Folders 60, 83
    Rainsford, John, 1806-1846 Folder 27
    Ramírez, Francisco, 1805- Folders 58, 189
    Richardson, William Antonio, 1796-1856 Folder 106
    Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851 Folders 131, 147, 149, 150, 156, 171, 196
    Robbins, Isaac R. Folder 208
    Robbins, John R. Folder 208
    Rolfe, Tallman H., d. 1872 Folder 208
    Sánchez, Francisco, 1807- Folders 5, 10, 11, 40, 124
    Sánchez, Isidro, 1819- Folder 101
    Sánchez, Isidro José Folder 54
    Sánchez, José de la Cruz, 1802-1878 Folders 124, 130
    Sánchez, Manuel, 1812- Folders 54, 124
    Sherrebeck, Peter Folders 112, 140, 175, 188
    Silva, Mariano Folders 122, 124
    Sinclair, John, d. 1849 Folders 172, 173
    Sirrine, John J. Folder 208
    Skinner, Horace A. Folder 208
    Smith, Henry Folder 200
    Smith, Robert, d. ca. 1849 Folder 208
    Smith, Thomas Folder 178
    Soto, Antonio, 1799- Folder 154
    Soulé, Frank, 1810-1882 Folder 235
    Spear, Nathan, 1802-1847 Folders 29, 30, 32, 54
    Stark, Daniel Folder 208
    Stevens, Asa Folder 208
    Stewart, William M. Folder 226
    Stivers, Simeon Folder 208
    Suñol, Antonio María, 1800-1865 Folders 38, 41, 43
    Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880 Folder 139
    Toler, William P. Folders 216, 217
    Townsend, John, d. 1850 Folders 207, 210
    Turk, Frank Folders 226, 227
    Vallejo, José Manuel Salvador, 1814-1876 Folder 8
    Vásquez, Tiburcio, 1793- Folders 54, 101
    Watmough, James Horatio, 1822- Folder 176
    Webb, S. P. Folders 235, 236
    Weber, Charles María, 1814-1881 Folders 211, 219
    Weed, Joseph Folders 224, 230
    Weller, John B., 1812-1875 Folder 227
    Yale, Gregory, 1816-1871 Folder 227