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  1. Records Relating to Cases Decided by the Court of Private Land Claims, Arizona District

    The Court of Private Land Claims was established by the United States in 1891. Its purpose was to adjudicate title and ownership of Spanish and Mexican land grants in territories ceded by Mexico to the United States by the treaties of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-24 15:03

  2. Documents Relating to San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales Land Grant

    Typescript and printed materials, chiefly deeds of sale 1879-1899, relating to the San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales land grant. Land originally granted to Captain Ygnacio Elias Gonzales and Juan Nepomucino Felix. Included are documents filed with Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-07 12:02

  3. Arizona's Political History to Year 1962

    Typescript (carbon). Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Law & Legal Issues University of Arizona Collection Area: Political Affairs 1962 Number: AZ 058 ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-06 16:08

  4. Appellants' Abstract

    Frank E. Jordan, E.A. Jordan, W.A. Jordan and W.S. Hand were appellants in the case vs. George H. Scheurman, appellee. Abstract (carbon typescript) of court record relating to a dispute between the plaintiff's Equator mining claim and the defendant&# ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 13:47

  5. Papers of Thomas D. Satterwhite

    Thomas D. Satterwhite, 1815-1905, was an attorney in Pima County, Arizona and served as the  Attorney General for Arizona in1895-1896.Collection includes correspondence, legal papers, case material, notes and other papers, mainly relating to legal matters ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 17:12

  6. Correspondence of Bryan Ward Tichenor

    Bryan Ward Tichenor was an attorney, stenographer, notary public, and court reporter of the First Judicial District, Arizona Territory. The collection includes a holograph and typescript correspondence, both personal and professional, chiefly relates to a ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 17:51

  7. Territory of Arizona vs. ...David Gibson

    James Levy was a gunfighter and gambler; killed in 1882 at Tucson, Ariz., as a result of a feud with John Murphy, a Tucson gambler. Collection includess a holograph copy of files and records concerning an 1885 murder trial held in Pinal County. The defend ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-19 15:01

  8. Transcript of Preliminary Examination

    Edwin Tewksbury was a rancher in Pleasant Valley, Arizona and a leader of one faction in the 1880s Pleasant Valley War. He was arrested in 1892 and charged with the murder of Tom Graham, a leader of the rival faction. Typescript of court reporters transcr ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-19 16:17

  9. Legal Papers of Eugene Semmes Ives

    Case files including legal papers, notes and other material concerning Ives' cases. Included are files related to Albert Steinfeld, Epes Randolph, Louis Zeckendorf, and various mining, railroad, and power companies. Included materials: Manuscript Sub ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-19 16:20

  10. Docket of Preliminary Hearings

    Louis C. Hughes, 1844-1915 was an Arizona pioneer, lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. Hughes established the Arizona Daily Star in 1877 and published it until his death. He served as district attorney, probate judge, attorney general for Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-26 13:13

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