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Legal documents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Affidavit of Joseph Martin

Identifier: MS-759
Abstract This is a hand-written affadavit by Joseph Martin regarding his experiences and subsequent resignation as an instructor at the government school for Navajos in Fort Defiance, Arizona, signed and notarized October 19, 1892.
Dates: 1892 October 19

Land Transfer Document, Santa Cruz, California

Identifier: MS-830
Abstract This is a hand-written land transfer for Matthew R. Stevenson for lots 9 through 13 in Santa Cruz, California, 1849 February 22. A note on the verso reads: Recorded on Page 205, Book "A."
Dates: 1849

Miehle and Sepulveda Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA-31
Abstract The Sepulveda family played a prominent role in Southern California history and development. The most well-known family branch were the recipients of a 35,000 acre land grant that later became Rancho Palos Verdes. This collection spans 1834-1952 and includes clippings, correspondence, diaries, family and legal documents, maps, and photographs from various members and associates of one of the family branches.
Dates: 1834-1952

Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-562
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, drawings, and maps from 1894-1902 regarding charges that polygamous Mormons forced Hopi Indians from land and water that they had used for years.
Dates: 1894-1902

Nabor Feliz Netzahualt Papers

Identifier: MS-639
Abstract Nabor Feliz Netzahualt (1877-1972) was a Pueblo Indian sculptor who made clay sculptures as a sideshow for many circuses from the 1920s to the 1950s, including the Al G. Barnes Circus. This collection of papers from 1920-1929 includes correspondence, legal papers, theosophical literature, newspaper clippings, and ephemera.
Dates: 1920-1929

Yorba-Cota Family Papers

Identifier: MS-1061
Abstract The Cotas the and Yorbas were prominent and wealthy land-owning families who played an integral role in early California history and politics. Pablo Antonio Cota and Jose Antonio Yorba both participated in the Portola expedition and were granted vast stretches of California land as a result. This collection consists of legal documents pertaining to the Yorba and Cota families ranging from 1837 to 1897. The documents relate to land ownership, lawsuits, wills, and financial dealings.
Dates: 1837-1897