La Majada Land Grant (N.M.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains testimony from the U.S. Court of Private Land Claims regarding the legitimacy of the Caja del Rio grant involving a legal dispute between the descendants of Nicolas Ortiz, Ni?o Ladr?n de Guebara (the original grantee) and Willi Spiegelberg. It also includes legal documents confirming genealogy of the Ortiz family and records of sales of this land in 1860 from the Ortiz family through various owners, to Thomas B. Catron in 1909.
Dates: 1887-1914 (bulk 1904-1914)
Scope and Content Collection consists of the territorial and New Mexico district court records for Sandoval County, New Mexico (1903-1947). The bulk of material covers the years 1903-1915. Include are record books (1904-1926) and case files (1903-1947). Record books consist of a civil docket (1904-1913), a jury book (1905-1915), and a cash record and reception book (1909-1926). Case files consist of civil cases 3-259 (1903-1947). Included in the civil case files are records for proceedings concerning the La...
Dates: 1903-1947 (bulk 1903-1915)
Scope and Content The collection contains personal, business, political and legal papers of Thomas B. Catron, 1723-1930. Included is correspondence, legal documents, case records, maps, deeds, campaign literature, newspaper clippings, ledgers, reports and printed material. The collection contains records of 282 cases of the U. S. Court of Private Land Claims, Santa Fe District, 1891-1903, with considerable material on the Anton Chico Grant, Tierra Amarilla Grant, Maxwell Land Grant, and La Bajada Grant. The...