MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS IN BEHALF OF SETTLERS ON LANDS COVERED BY THE ARROYO SECO GRANT. IN SENATE, MARCH 8, 1866.

[Sacramento, CA: O.M. Clayes, State Printer, 1866]. 6, [2 blank] pp, disbound, paper tape added to spine. Light age toning, else quite clean. Very Good.

Beginning in early 1849, American citizens began squatting on lands located in Amador, Sacramento, and San Joaquin counties. In 1856, settlers learned of an adverse claim in the form of a Mexican grant made in 1840 by Don Juan B. Alvarado, then Governor of California, and Teodosia Yorba. This alleged grant was called the Arroyo Seco. This memorial on behalf of the settlers argues that the grant was never made. Item #29806

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