Lot 183: (Livermore Valley, Rancho Las Positas) Author: Title: Nine manuscript maps related to a legal case involving lands in Livermore Valley: U.S. vs. Curtner, U.S. Circuit Court, District of Cal., 1887 Place Published: California Publisher: Date Published: c.1887 Description: Manuscript maps, most on tracing paper or drafting linen. various sizes. The maps were introduced as exhibits and each bears an exhibit tag. Two maps are official tracings of original diseños (Rancho Las Positas and Rancho Santa Rita) ; one an official tracing of the initiatory survey for Rancho Las Positas; one an official tracing of the map of route of the Western Pacific RR from San Jose to Sacramento; two original manuscript maps each showing the three official surveys of Rancho Las Positas; and the others of smaller particular areas. Generally very good condition. Provenance: California Book Auction, 2/10/89.
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