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Abstracts of title in San Francisco, 1847-1876.
BANC MSS 2002/51 c v.1; BANC MSS 2002/51 c v.2; BANC MSS 2002/51 c v.3; BANC MSS 2002/51 c
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Abstracts of title in San Francisco, 1847-1876


City Abstract and Title Insurance Company


Abstract of title (ca. 288 p.) for lots primarily within the 50 Vara and 100 Vara districts, as well as water lots, in San Francisco, 1847-1859. This summarizes the transfer of deeds, as well as mortgages and legal actions, and includes sketch maps. Also includes an abstract of transactions for a portion of land located in Oakland, many of which involve various members of the Peralta family, original owners of the land. Front cover of volume labeled: "Volume 3 of 50 Varas and 100 Varas."
(ca. 164 p., some blank) with cover title, "Outside Property 1861-2," contains block maps of sections of San Francisco, along with property information. This information consists of the owner or business for lots within each section, as well as the boundaries of each lot.
(170 p.) concerns a portion of lot number 4 within block number 276 in the Western Addition of San Francisco. This summarizes transfers of deeds, mortgages, sheriff's certificates, and various legal actions, 1851-1876. The block is bounded by Post and Geary Streets to the north and south, and by Webster and Buchanan Streets to the west and east. The transactions involve such individuals as F.B. Austin and H.L. Dodge. Front cover of volume labeled: "Abstract of Title to Part of Western Addition, Block No. 276."


1847 (issued)


Peralta family
Austin, Franklin B
Dodge, H. L. (Henry Lee) -- 1825-1902
Abstracts of title -- California -- San Francisco
Real property -- California -- San Francisco
Land titles -- California -- San Francisco
Land tenure -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
Fifty Vara District (San Francisco, Calif.)
Hundred Vara District (San Francisco, Calif.)
Western Addition (San Francisco, Calif.)


Abstracts of title in San Francisco, BANC MSS 2002/51 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English


Legal documents.
Legal instruments.

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BANC MSS 2002/51 c v.1
BANC MSS 2002/51 c v.2
BANC MSS 2002/51 c v.3
BANC MSS 2002/51 c