Lot 231 of 392:
Soldier requests land in Baja California from Mission  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Manuscript petition from a Mexican soldier for land in Baja California as reward for nearly forty years of service

Author:

Place:
Misión Santo Tomás de Aquino, Baja California

Publisher:

Date:
1826-[1838]

Description:

Ink manuscript on 6 leaves (title leaf, 4 leaves with 6¼ pages of writing, blank leaf at end), an 1838 copy of the original 1826 petition, titled "Expediente Promovido por Ciudadano Javier Ignacio en solicitud del paraje nombrado la Grulla." 32x22 cm (12½x8½")

Request by Javier Ignacio, a soldier who served for some 39 years, including at the Misión Santo Tomás [de Aquino] in northwestern Baja California, asking for the land called "La Grulla", owned by the mission.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Minor wear, very good condition.


 
Item number:
269994a
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