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Del Valle Family Papers, 1818 1920

 

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

CODE:
 AB Agriculture-Business
 
 AG Agriculture-General
 
 B Business
 
 C Church, religious affairs

 E Education, schools

 F Family affairs

 L Livestock
 
 LG Land Grants, deeds

 M Military

 N Newspaper
 
 P Political

 S Social, cultural
 
 NOF Not in File as of December 1974
  21 NOF's 12-11-74

DESCRIPTION:
 
 p., pp. pages, pages
 
 pr. Printed

 pfhw. Printed form with handwriting

 pftyp. Printed form with typewriting

 typ. Typwritten

 uns. Unsigned

 Span. Written in Spanish


NOTE: When requesting items from this collection be sure to include the date of the item as well
as the document number. The manuscripts are filed chronologically.  However, this finding aid might have some items lised out of chronological order, particularly boxes 1 through 2.  Staff is working to correct this.  (February 2008)
 

Date Doc # Code Folder Label/Description

4 May 1789 1525 F A copy of baptismal record No. 438 of Rosa Maria Ruiz y Lopez, the original of which was filled out by Fr. Vicente de Santa Maria. The name of the mission church is not stated. 1p. Span.

28 March 1811 2061    L-B Letter from Fr. Estevan Tapis at San Luis Rey Mission to Antonio Ygnacio Avila concerning delivery and prices of rawhide bags filled with tallow and lard. 1p.Span.

22 Nov. 1818 783  Letter Antonio Avila.

1 Dec. 1818 497 M Pamphlet. Gaceta del Gobierno de Mexico.Tom. IX. Num. 1352, concerning military activities in Nueva Galicia (Jose de la Curz and Juan Flores), Zacatecas (Jose de Gayangos), Tula (Pedro de Antonelli) and Mexico. Lists treasurer's report of Gabriel Sanchez Valverde. 4pp. Span.

1820-1821 1470 B Settlement of account of the Yndio Machado for the years 1820 and 1821. Included money earned and debts incurred. (Santa Gertrudis Rancho). 1p. Uns. Span.

ca. 1821 1479 L-B A list of individuals who are supposed to contribute one-tenth of their horses and mules. Purpose not stated. Written at Rancho Santa Gertrudis. 2pp. Uns. Span.

ca. 1821 2058 L-B A list of fifty-three stockmen who obtained wild horses from the corral. Handwriting same as above two documents. 2pp. Uns. Span.

30 Oct. 1821 693 B-C Receipt dated at Mission San Gabriel itemizing donations to the mission for its upkeep. Contributions from Santa Gertrudis Rancho, Antonio Ygnacio Avila, Rosa Lopez, Hilario Ruiz, Balentin Zuniga, Guillermo Cota, Juan Lopez. 1p. Span.

17 Aug. 1823 2052 L-B Receipt for 300 head of cattle from Ygnacio del Valle obtained by Jose A. Estudillo, the amount of which was turned over to Mission San Fernando by Estudillo in payment of a debt. 1p. Span.

ca . 1824 676  Detailed table of distances from Guadalajara, Mexico to Ures in Sonora, Mexico. Lists sixty stopping places along the way with the distance between each. 2pp. Uns. Span.

ca. 1824 734 B Memorandum of money received from various persons by Balentin Zuñiga. Contains names of 21 men presumably in California at the time. 1p. Uns. Span.

ca. 1825 192 F Felicitations to Doña Rosa Ruiz de Avila from Estefona de Carillo (first wife of Jose Antonio Carillo and sister of Piò Pico). Rosa de Avila was the great-great-grandmother of Josefa del Valle Forster. 1p. Span.

26 Feb. 1826 1473 L Registration of earmarks in the Pueblo of Los Angeles by Vicente Sanchez. Earmarks shown on the margin. Attested by Francisco Morales on March 2, 1826. 2pp. Span.
12 Feb. to
20 March 1826  742 B Itemized list of merchandize purchased by Manuel Gutierres from Juan Ygnacio Mancisidor. 1p. Span.

6 Mar. 1827  1471 L Letter from Jose Castro dated at San Gabriel to Antonio Ygnacio (Avila) concerning the horse herd of Castro's brother. 1p. Span.

31 Mar. 1827 1472 L-B Document signed by Manuel Guiterres of Rancho San Pedro in which he gives Antonio Ygnacio Abila (Avila) 1000 head of stock for services rendered and confers upon Avila the power of attorney over ranch affairs. Executed at the Pueblo of Los Angeles and witnessed by Guillermo Cota. 3pp. Span.

10 Jan. 1828  673 P Document concerning the reelection of Manuel Guiterres as assistant Alcade at Rancho San Pedro as affirmed by Common Council. Signed by Jose Antonio Carillo, Jose Palomares, Estevan Lopez. 1p. Span.

16 Jan. 1828  2053 B Account of debt of 812 pesos, 5 reales owed by Antonio Ygnacio Avila to Henrique Conde Virmond at the Port of San Pedro. Among items purchased for Avila by Manuel Guiterres were silk rebosos, 1 box containing 5 pearl necklaces, 12 charro hats, sugar, gold brooches, legging ties, silver thread, etc. 3pp. Span. 

ca . 1828 749 B List of goods purchased by Manuel Guiterres and Antonio Ygnacio (Avila) from Carillo C. Lebnicoff (?) including such items as knives, candlesticks, brushes, etc. in exchange for 13 small cows, dried beef, salt, figs, etc. 1p. Span.

15 Oct. 1828 2045 B A bill of goods dated at San Pedro itemizing amounts owed to Capt. Juan Lawler by Antonio Ignacio Abila. Items include Muslim cloth, 1 hat, small box of false pearls, 4 trunks, 1 mechero (flint and steel lighter), 1 fine cloth covering, and the amount of $199 was paid off in hides and silver. 1p. Span.

ca. 1828-29 698 B Account of Doña Concepcion Avila with Don Abel Stearns for the purchase of one Tortoise shell comb and one silk shawl ($26.00) in exchange for six hides ($9.00) and remaining balance due $17.00. 1p. Span. Uns.
ca. 1828-29
1830 743 B Account of Antonio Ygnacio Avila listing amounts owed to Enrique Virmond. Original debt of $1, 071.07 has been paid off to $772.05. 1p. Span. Uns.  

28 Jan. 1830 2070 P Newspaper El Sol (Año 2, Num. 212, Jueves 28 de Enero de 1830-San Tirso abad.) printed in Mexico City containing general information regarding political activities in Mexico, Pages 845, 846, 847, and 848. Pr. Span.

23 Mar. 1831 2037 M Commission appointing Citizen Ygnacio del Valle 2nd Alferes (Ensign) in the Presidial Company of Monterrey; signed by General Anastacio Bustamente (General de division y Vice-Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicans , en ejercicio del supreme poder ejecutivo). 1p. pfhw. Span.

5 Nov. 1831 694 B Receipts for 20 cow hides on account of Antonio del Valle delivered by Antonio Ygnacio Avila to Diego Scott who has dated and signed said receipt at San Pedro. 1p. Span.

20 Aug. 1832 785 B Letter from Father Jose Sanchez at Mission San Gabriel to Antonio Ygnacio Abila containing a request for the delivery of one mule. 1p. Span.

22 May 1832 672 L Petition to the Common Council of Los Angeles by Antonio Ygnacio Abila concerning rights to unbranded sheep roaming Rancho Sausal, Redondo. 1p. Span.   

31 May 1832 2044 B Bill for goods from the brig "Ayacucha" to Antonio Ygnacio Abila dated May 31, 1831, but signed as of May 31, 1832. Items include cloth, knives, buttons, etc. which were balanced by the delivery of 32 hides and 98 arrobas of tallow. 1p. Span.

5 Sept. 1832 1474 B A bill for $55.00 (pesos) for goods purchased by Antonio ABILA FROM Guillermo (William) A. Gale. Items include iron pots, combs, water, tumblers, bottle of run, sugar, etc. 1p. Span.

7 Sept. 1832 636 P Petition to the Common Council of Los Angeles by Antonio Ygnacio Abila asking for aid in legal matters in settling a dispute. 2pp. Span.

23 Oct. 1832 1475 AB A note to Sr. Rosa Ruiz at Los Angeles from Sr. Herrera telling her that he cannot come to work for her because of crops to be put in as lack of Indian servants at his own place. 1p. Span.

22 Apr. 1835 1476 B Document signed by Buenaventura Lobata at Los Angeles claiming that Juan Manuel Baca failed to pay the purchase price of $10.00 for one mule and that he did not receive any money from Baca. The document is written on stamped paper which was to e used in the years 1826-27. 1p. Span.

ca. 1833 784 B Letter from Jose Maria Abila to Antonio Ygnacio Abila, his brother, concerning barrels of brandy to be purchased (or sold?) Writing illegible. 2pp. Span.

11 Mar. 1834 2046 B Receipt signed by Juan Temple acknowledging payment of 18 hides on account by Antonio Ygnacio Abila. 1p. Span.

26  Jun. 1834 2039 M-P Letter from Gov. Jose Figueroa at Monterey to Ygnacio del Valle, regarding the movement of some stock from mission San Antonio de Padua and Soledad. Paper imprinted " Comandancia General de la alta California." 3pp. Span.

24 July 1834 2040 M Letter from Juan Antonio Muñoz at Monterey to Alferez Ygnacio del Valle advising him that he has been appointed as lawyer for the defense of a soldier, Joaquin Alfaro of the Permanent Batallion of Hidalgo, who is accused of the death of Encarnacion Hernandez of the same company. 2pp. Span.

4 Dec. 1834  695 B Receipt for 200 pesos paid by Jose Antonio Yorba to Francisco Ocampo on December 4, 1834. The receipt is dated at Santa Ana June 17, 1841, and signed by Ocampo approximately 7 years after the actual transaction. 1p. Span.

10 Aug. 1834 2038 M Commission appointing Ygancio del Valle 1st Alferez in the Presidial Company of Monterey to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Santa Anna (General de Division, y Presidente de los Estados-Unidos Mexicanos), signed at Monterey 22 June 1835 by Jose Figueroa, and signed 26 July 1835 by Jose Maria Herrera. 2pp. Official seal. pfhw. Span.

12 Feb. 1835 730 B Note from Juan Osio to his son Antonio Maria Osio requesting that he give 2 pesos to Sr. Jose Antonio Yorba. 1p. Span.

6 Aug. 1835 696 B Receipt for 50 pesos paid to Rafael Guirado at Los Angeles by Jose Antonio Yorba. 1p. Span.

2 Feb. 1836 495 E Degree of Doctor of Theology granted to Jose Braulio Sagaseta de Ylurdos at Mexico City. Contains signature of Juan Jose Carrillo. Pr. 2pp. Span.

14 May 1835 1477 L Letter from Father Blas Ordas of Mission San Buenaventura to Antonio Ygnacio Avila at Los Angeles stating his desire to purchase 150 to 200 head of heifers in exchange for soap at the rate of 12 reales per head (about $3.00). 1p. Span.

16 Aug. 1836 729 B Certification by Jose Peres at Los Angeles that in 1834 an agreement was made between Juan Brabo and Antonio Ygnacio Abila whereby Abila agreed to pay Brabo nine pesos. 1p. Span.

21 Feb. 1837 637 LG Petition presented to Governor Alvarado signed by Piò Pico and Andres Pico for a grant of four leagues of land of the ex-Mission of San Juan Capistrano known as El Trabuco. Signed also by Gil Ybarra, President, and Narciso Botello, Secretary of the Ayuntamiento of Los Angeles and by Bacilio Valdes and Francisco Pantoja. 4pp. Span.

9 May 1837 744 B Notation of debts owed by Wm. Dean, Daniel Stone (el Negro) and Jose Crowell to Abel Stearns. Signed by Stearns at Los Angeles, 1p. Span.

13 May 1837 1478 L A note dated at Santana from Jose Antonio Yorba to Antonio Ygancio Abila acknowledging receipt of a letter from Abila relative to the loss of a black horse left in Abila's care. 2pp. Span.

14 Oct. 1837 786 S Letter from Jose Antonio Carillo to Antonio Ygancio Abila asking his assistance in apprehending three men who have fled from his establishment after robbing some women. 2pp. Span.

Sept-Oct. 1837 2051 B Account of bill of 180 pesos 9 reales owed by Don Antonio del Valle to the frigate Alert which was paid off in part with hides and tallow leaving a balance due of 30 peso 5 reales. 1p. Span.

1837-1841 325 B Account book and shopping lists. Written in same hand as #693 (October 30, 1821). 18pp. Span.

NOF
14 Sept. 1838 637a B Order of the Court to make fifteen pairs of bridle reins addressed to Jose Yorba. The finished bridle reins to be delivered to Thomas Yorba.
NOF
5 Aug. 1839 667 M Official discharge of First Lieutenant Ygnacio del Valle from the Presidial Company of Monterey signed by Anastacio Bustamente as General de Division y Presidente de la Republica Mexicana. 4pp. Span. pfhw.

9 Mar. 1838 787 F Letter from Jose Pedro Ruiz at Santa Barbara to Antonio Ygnacio Avila at Los Angeles concerning family affairs. 1p. Span.

9 May 1838 1904 B Letter from Jose Maria Valle at Mazatlan to Don Gaspar Reyes asking him to pay seventy five pesos in July to Don Bernardo Ruelas. 1p. Span.

12 July 1838  788 F Letter from Carlos Ruiz at Santa Barbara to Antonio Ygnacio Abila, his uncle, regarding personal and family affairs. 3pp. Span.

13 July 1838 1905 F Letter from Jose Maria Valle to Josefita (Romero) in regard to having sent her some school supplies and the sample she requested. 1p. Span.

14 July 1838 2050 B Letter from Julian Guilliams (Williams) to Antonio Ygnacio Abila regarding a bill. 1p. Span.

ca. July 1838 2022 F Letter to "Querida mia" in regard to the exchange of letters and future possibility of marriage. Probably Jose Maria Valle to Josefa Romero. 1p. Span.

ca. July 1838 2020 F Letter to "Amada Josefita" from Valle (Jose Maria) explaining the delayed purchase of some supplies she has requested. 1p. Span.

ca. July 1838 2025 F Letter to "Josefita" signed Valle mentioning the sending of the sample she requested. 1p. Span.

ca. July 1838  2021 F Letter to "Adorada Josefita" signed Valle asking her for a date. 1p. Span.

ca. Oct. 1838  2026 F Letter to "My amada y futura Compañera" signed Valle. A love letter. 2pp. Span.

17 Oct. 1838 1906 F Letter to " My adorada hijita" from Jose Maria (Valle) at Loreto giving a description of a stormy and dangerous ocean voyage, expressing his thanks for being alive an his love for his wife, family and friends. 4pp. Span.

5 Sept. 1838 699 B Acknowledgment by Abel Stearns that Jose Antonio Yorba paid the sum of 35 pesos for Doña Catalina Ruiz de Nieto for hides and tallow. Dated at Los Angeles December 9. 1840 and signed by Abel Stearns. 1p. Span.

13 May 1839  697 B Receipt for 160 pesos paid on the account of Guadalupe Vallejo by Antonio de Valle. Signed by Andres Castillero (secretary of Governor Chico). 1p. Span.

13 August 1839 2054 B Statement of account owed by Antonio Ygnacio Abila to the brig Ayacucho in the amount o 1063 pesos 7 ½ reales. Items include various fabrics, sombreros de vicuna, chocolate, and false pearls. Rendered by Santiago McKinley at San Pedro. 1p. Span.

28 Feb. 1840 789 L Letter from Pedro Abila at Monterey to Don Jose Sepulveda informing him of his safe arrival. States that he delivered Sepulveda's letter to Jose Castro and that he had difficulties along the way with the horses. Appears to have been driving stock. 2pp. Span.

3 May 1840 746 B Account of Don Antonio Ygnacio Abila with Tiburcio Tapia. List of amounts charged by various persons to Abila's account. 1p. Span.

2 June 1840  638 L-B Legal writ concerning the sale of 150 head of cattle. Signed by Felipe Lugo, Jose Maria Alvarado, Augustine Olvera and Bacilio Valdez. 1p. Span.

18 Sept. 1840 1008 B Account rendered by Abel Stearns to Don Antonio Valle showing 16 pesos 1 real owed for various items. 1p. Span.

13 Dec. 1840 790 F Letter from Francisco Abila at San Juan Capistrano to his father Antonio Ygnacio Abila at Los Angeles concerning family affairs. 1p. Span.

Jan. to July  
1840 745 B Statement of account of Don Antonio Ygnacio Abila with Abel Stearns showing a total of 478 pesos 6 reales spent for items including 1 ax, 6 yds. crude cotton, 6 handkerchiefs, piece of silk, 1 white shirt ($3.00), 1 blue rebosa, brandy, etc. 4pp. Span.

22 Jan 1841 2055 B Statement of account owed by Antonio Ygnacio Abila to A.B. Thompson totaling 465 pesos 6 reales for cloth, foodstuffs, etc. 1p. Span.

3 Mar. 1841 700 L Receipt for one mule valued at 10 pesos from Don Antonio Yorba in payment of a debt. Signed by Francisco Ocampo at Santa Ana 17 June 1841. 1p. Span.

5 May 1841 640 B Power of attorney granted to Augustine Olvera by Jose Antonio Yorba to act for him in his business affairs. Written of stamped paper for us in 1840 and 1841 (one-fifth real tax about 2 cents). Witnessed by Francisco Ocampo, Felipe Castillo, Ygnacio Palomares, Ygnacio Coronel, Bacilio Valdez. 4pp. Span.

 1 June 1841 1908 F Scrap of paper recording date of death of Antonio Seferino del Valle (father of Ygnacio del Valle) at age of 53. He was buried at Mission San Fernando. 1p. Span.

5 Aug. 1841 701 B Receipt signed by Luis Arenas acknowledging a barrel of brandy given by Ignacio del Valle in payment of a debt owed by his father Antonio del Valle, deceased. 1p. Span.

10 Oct. 1841 641 B Documents concerning a contract for the disposition of some land between Ignacio Maria Alvarado and Rafael Gallardo and Felipe Carillo at Los Angeles. Stamped paper as No. 640 above. 4pp. Span.
15 Nov. 1841-
  4 Mar. 1842 2049 B Statement of account of Ygnacio del Valle with Scott and Wilson rendered at Santa Barbara 13 April 1842 for 195 pesos. 1p. Span.
8 Feb. 1841-
19 Apr. 1842 2048 B Statement of account of Ygnacio del Valle with Jose Antonio Aguirre at Santa Barbara totaling 1596 pesos 6 reales. Items include all kinds of cloth, knives, brooches, stocking, sugar, scissors, etc. 2pp. Span.

20 Feb. 1842  703 B Receipt for 30 pesos paid by Ygnacio del Balle (Valle) on account of Andrea Pico. Signed by Agustin Salgada. 1p. Span.

4 May 1842 1910 F Letter from Josefa del Valle at Moleje (Muleje) to "Mi adorado hijito" containing family news. 2pp. Span.

1841-1842 747 B Statement of account of Ygnacio del Valle for goods purchased at Santa Barbara for himself and for Mission San Fernando. Total from June to 12 August 1841 of 880.2 pesos; from November to 7 Jan. 1842 of 55 pesos. Probably from a trading vessel. 2pp. Span.

23 Aug.  1842 2041 B Receipt acknowledging payment of 12 hides on account of Antonio Ygnacio Abila by Juan Forester at San Pedro. Signed by William Dane Phelps. 1p. Span.

12 Oct. 1842 639 P Court summons signed by Jose Sepulveda directed to Francisco Ocampo and Ramon Ybarra "without excuse or pretext to present your self to court on a matter of justice." 1p. Span.

28 Oct. 1842 702 B Receipt for three hides full of tallow weighing 94 arrobas, 21 lbs. paid by Tiburcio Tapia on account of Ygnacio del Valle. Signed by W. Reynolds, Ship's Master. 1p. Span.

30 Aug. 1843 704 B Receipt for one rawhide sack full of tallow weighing 8 arrobas, 7 lbs. and 4 cow hides from Sr. Catalina Ruiz. Signed by J. Forster at San Pedro. 1p. Span.

26 Sept. 1843 2062 LG Document written by Ygnacio del Valle to Governor Micheltorena concerning the diseño of Rancho San Francisco and a copy of the espediente by which his father Antonio del Valle had obtained the rancho. A note on the margin signed by Manuel Jimeno states that the request was granted 28 Nov. 1843. 2pp. Span.

3 Oct. 1843 1911 F Letter from Josefa Romero Valle at Tepic to Jose Maria Valle at Mazatlan concerning family affairs. Additional note signed by Laura Valle and a few more lines signed by Juan Jose Valle. 3pp. Span.

9 Oct. 1843 1912 F Letter from Josefa Romero Valle at Tepic to Jose Maria Valle at Mazatlan concerning family affairs. 2pp. Span.

14 Nov. 1843 1913 F Letter from Josefa Romero at Tepic to Jose Maria concerning family affairs. Note from Laura Valle. 2pp. Span.

21 Nov. 1843 1914 F Letter to Jose Maria Valle from Josefa Romero del Valle at Tepic concerning intimate family affairs. 2pp. Span.

Oct. 1843?  2024 F Letter to Jose Maria Valle at Mazatlan from Josefa Romero del Valle concerning family affairs. No year given. 2pp. Span.

ca. 1843 2033 F Letter to "Mi adorado hijito" (Jose Maria Valle) from Josefa Romero del Valle containing family news. 2pp. Span.

ca. 1843 2036 F Letter to Jose Maria Valle from Josefa Romero del Valle containing family news. 2pp. Span.

10 Jan 1844 1915 F Letter to Jose Maria Valle from Josefa Romero at Tepic in which she informs her husband that she has sent him several articles of wearing apparel; also contains general family news. Signed by Laura Valle as well. 2pp. Span.

31 Jan. 1844 1916 F Letter to "Querido hijito" (Jose Maria Valle) from Josefa Romero Valle at Tepic containing family news. An additional page addressed to "Hermanito" is signed by Laura Valle. 4pp. Span.

Feb. 1844 1917 F Letter to "Mi querido hijito" from Josefa Romero del Valle at Tepic containing family news. Additional note addressed "querido papsito" signed Adelina Valle and another one to "Jose Ma" signed Laura Valle with a postscript regarding some barrels of wine. 3pp. Span.

14 Feb. 1844 1918 F Letter to Jose Maria Valle from Josefa Romero at Tepic concerning family affairs. 3pp. Span.

16 Feb. 1844 731 B-L Promissory note signed by Nepomuceno Alvarado to pay to Manuel Castillo 5 breeding cattle 5 dray cattle, 2 young heifers dated at Los Angeles. On the reverse side dated 16 Feb. 1854 the note is signed over to Don Ygnacio del Balle by Manuel del Castillo. 2pp. Span.

27 Feb. 1844  1919 F Letter to Jose Maria Valle from Josefa Romero del Valle at Tepic concerning family affairs. 3pp. Span.  

4 March 1844 642 L Registration of brand and ear-marks by Doña Magdalena Yorba. Signed by Manuel Requena and witnessed by Vicente Sanchez on stamped paper for use in 1844 and 1845. 1p. Span.

4 March 1844 643 L Registration of brand and ear-marks used by Don Ramon Yorba signed by Manuel Requena and witnessed by Vicente Sanchez. Same as above. 1p. Span.

3 July 1844 1920 F Letter from Josefa Romero del Valle at Tepic o her husband concerning family affairs. 2pp. Span.

28 Aug. 1844 2057 L-B Receipt for 470 head of stock delivered by Ygnacio del Valle to Jose Estudillo for Jose Antonio Aguirre plus an additional 592 head of smaller animals. Signed at Rancho San Francisco by Jose Estudillo. 1p. Span.

2 Oct. 1844 707 B Receipt signed by Jose Vicente Guerrero for two hide sacks of lard weighing 56 arrobas and 9 lbs. from Rafael Guirado to be applied on the account of Don Pedro Abila. Made at San Pedro. 1p. Span.

13 Nov. 1844  705 B Receipt given by Santiago Johnson to Antonio Ygnacio Abila for two bags of tallow weighing 36 arrobas and 16 lbs. to be applied to account of Antonio Maria Aguirre. Dated and signed at San Pedro. 1p. Span.
 
22 Nov. 1844 1921-A F Letter from Jose Maria Valle (?) at Muleje to Josefa Romero del Valle concerning his not being able to send the leather bag for lack of space in the boat of Manzano. 2pp. Span. Part of the letter is missing.

27 Nov. 1844 706 B Receipt for one sack of tallow weighing 25 arrobas from Antonio Ygnacio Abila for Guillermo Gregory at the rate of 10 reales for each arroba-total value 31 pesos 2 reales. Signed by Guillermo D. M. Howard at San Pedro. 1p. Span.

1844-45 748 B Account book of Ramon Yorba for the year 1844 containing accounts of Jose Antonio Yorba, Catalina Ruiz, Miguel Albares (Miguel Alvarez), and Juan Abila. 11pp. Span.

22 Feb. 1845 1481 M A copy of the capitulation agreement between Comandant General Manuel Micheltorena and Lieutenant Colonel Jose Castro made "in the field of San Fernando" on Feb. 22 1845. The document is certified as a true copy by Juan Bandini and is signed by Felipe Lugo at Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1845. 4pp. Span.

28 Sept 1845 732 B Note to Pedro Abila from Serbol Barelas at Los Angeles asking him for a dried hide to be charged to his account. 1p. Span.

30 Apr. 1849  2059 B Letter from Father Jose Maria de Jesus Gonzales at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle requesting him to deliver to Henry Mellus a certain amount of money covering the value of calves promised by del Valle in 1842. 1p. Span.

18 Aug. 1845 2043 P  Note from Pio Pico to Ygnacio del Valle authorizing him to pay to Julian Guillam (Willaims) the amount of $200 and charge it to the expenses of the government.

25 Nov. 1845 2056 B Note from Pio Pico to Ygnacio del Valle requesting the latter to give the bearer (Pacifico Sanchez) two pieces of cloth to be charged to Pico's account.

22 Jan 1846 2041 P Letter from Governor Pio Pico to Ygnacio del Valle advising him that he has been appointed treasurer for the government of California to succeed Jose Abrego who has retired. 2pp. Span.

10 Feb. 1846 2042 P Letter from Jose Castro Comandant General of Alta California to Ygnacio del Valle regarding his appointment to office of treasurer as discussed by Pio Pico. 3pp. Span.

11 Feb. 1846 791 P Letter from Jose Abrego at the treasury department in Monterey to Ygnacio del Valle asking him to come to the office to receive the necessary things pertaining to the office. 1p. Span.

3 June 644 LG Copy of the confirmation of the grant of Rancho Sierra de Guyamaca in San Diego to Augustin Olvera on 11 August 1845 which was signed by Pio Pico as Governor and Jose Matias Moreno his secretary. Copy certified by Olvera. 2pp. Span. Translation included.

6 Nov. 1846 668 M Certificate of good conduct granted to Ganaca Jose Mariano addressed to the Commandant of the Guard of Los Angeles. Signed at Los Angeles by Luis Jordan and co-signed by Narciso Botello and Francisco J. Alvarado. 1p. Span.

8 Mar. 1847 750 B Statement of account of Don Ramon Yorba with Santiago E. Arguello at San Diego from February to March of 1847. Items include silk hose, shawls, textiles, tobacco, etc. Total amount due Arguello: 1924 pesos. 2pp. Span.
27 Feb. 1847 1482a 
 1482b M-B A bill and duplicate copy of the same bill rendered by Francisco Ocampo to the United States Naval and Land Forces for operations in California for the sum of Two hundred and eleven dollars ($211.00) for oxen, sheep, forage and wood furnished to the forces on their march to Los Angeles. The documents were certified by J. Bidwell, Quartermaster, H. Rowan of the Naval Forces, and by Commodore R. F. Stockston. The signature of the Ocampo is certified by Juan Bandini. Both copies contain original signatures. 2pp. Eng. and Span.

15 Sept. 1847
NOF see Aug 1859  1507 LG Right of title of Jose Maria Valdez to Rancho de Cucamonga. True copy of a document dated 25 January 1844 and attested as true 15 Sept. 1847, this copy being made 15 August 1859. See item as listed under the latter date. 1p. Span.  

ca. 1847 751 B Receipt or statement of account for goods purchased from the trading ship Moscow which was engaged in the coastal trade during the late 1840's. No date or name. 1p. Span.

17 Jan. 1848 708 B Receipt for 30 pesos of silver from Don Antonio Cot at the order of Don Ygnacio del Valle and payable at Rancho San Joaquin. Signed by Jose Antonio Carrillo. 1p. Span.


22 March. 1849 2063 B Legal document concerning a loan of 605 pesos received from Juan Temple by Jose Maria Rivera and Louis Jordan, in return for which they promised to reimburse Temple with 60 ½ ounces of pure gold dust. Document written and signed by the Alcalde of Los Angeles Estevan (Stephen) C. Foster and witnessed by Ignacio del Valle, Leonardo Cota, Abel Stearns, and Francisco J. Alvarado. 3pp. Span.

12 Apr. 1849 674 B Acknowledgment of a debt of one "marcor" of placer gold to Andres Pico signed by Ygnacio Corrides as guarantor for Calarino  Yranillo. 1p. Span.

NOF
21 July 1849 675 B-P List of members of Andres Pico & Co., a mining company, certifying that they are legal residents of California under the treaty of peace signed between the United States and Mexico. Issued at McCaleena (McCalama) River. 1p. Span.
20 May 1849-
2 Oct. 1849  B Account book kept by members of the mining company showing the amount of gold found by each member. About 75 pages. Span.

1849 to 1857 1011-1 B Account book showing the amount of gold exchanged for silver by members of the above mining company. Mines were located above Sacramento. ca. 75pp. Span.

Year of 1850 1011c B Notebook containing a description of various fines levied for non-payment of certain taxes kept by Ygnacio del Valle. Receipt for payment of fines acknowledged by Francisco Figueroa. 6pp. Span.

ca. 1850 605 S Invitation to a Bachelors' Ball given at the house of Don Manuel Garfias. Members of the committee include Andres Pico, J. C. Welch, O. Morgan, D. Pujol, J. Hinckman and Geo. Carson. 1p. Span.

1851 1328 S Wood varnished with handwritten piece of paper glued to it, "Place Card used at wedding Ygnacio del Valle and Ysabel Varela 1851".

7 Dec. 1851 1328a, b F Announcement of the marriage of Ygnacio del Valle and Ysabel Varela. 1p. prin. Span. 2 copies.

4 June 1850     1486 P Bond made out of by Benjamin D. Wilson as principal and       David W. Alexander as surety in the sum of three thousand       dollars guaranteeing the faithful discharge of the duties of
     Clerk of Los Angeles County by Wilson. Sworn to before
     Agustin Olvera. 2pp. Eng.

ca. 1850 1012  Book lined for an account book with specimens of miscellaneous handwriting. Sample of writing of Reginaldo del Valle apparently representing school exercise. Some items dated 1847-49 and 1850. 15pp. Span.  

9 Nov. 1850 741 B Notice to Ygnacio del Valle from A.F. Hinchman Assignee of Francis Mellus, Insolvent, that he is indebted to the estate in the sum of $571.61. 1p. Eng. prin.

1 Feb. 1851 1009a B Agreement between Ernest Wm. Garbee dba Schwinn, Garbee & Co. in San Francisco and dba Rimpau, Fritze & Co. in Los Angeles and David Alexander and Francis Mellus dba Alexander and Mellus in Los Angeles whereby the former mortgages sufficient inventory to pay off an indebtedness of $3,922.00 owed to Alexander and Mellus. Inventory attached. 14pp. Eng.

27 Feb. 1851 1488 B Agreement whereby Francis A. Bush agrees to hire Lewis Granger as his attorney for the sum of $500.00 to defend him against any prosecution for the murder of Hiram M. Arimmo. Sworn to before Ygnacio del Valle, County Recorder. 3pp. Eng.

1 Mar. 1851 1489 B Acknowledgement by Dolores Barella that she is indebted to Victoriano Contreras in the sum of $118.50. Witnessed by W. B. Osburn and Antonio Buelna and recorded by Ygnacio del Valle. 3pp. Span.

14 Apr. 1851 1485 B Memorandum concerning the sale of some property in Los Angeles by Francisco Xavier Alvarado with the consent of Doña Arcadia Ruiz to George Graff. Signed by Johan Behn for George Graff . Recorded by Ygnacio del Valle. 3pp. Span.

1 June 1851 934 P Copy of a law concerning rodeos to take effect after June 1, 1851. Apparently a state law. 4pp. Span.

25 Sept. 1851 1741 F Personal death announcement of Don Antonio Ignacio Avila. Span.

27 Sept. 1851 2064 P Letter addressed to B. D. Wilson, Francis Mellus, David Alexander, A.F. Coronel, Augustin Olvera and Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles from a committee of five men including Mariano G. Vallejo in San Francisco regarding a proposed division of the state into two separate territories. 2pp. Span.

June 2, 1851 1484 L Original description of Del Valle brand and earmarks filed in Los Angeles. The Y is for Ygnacio del Valle and the earmarks represent the taravilla or rope twister. 1p. Span.

17 Nov. 1851 669 P Letter to Ygnacio del Valle as a member of the State Legislature referring to the presentation of a petition from "a much injured and persecuted female." Signed by Rebecca Baldwin at Dr. Gaylord's farm in Los Angeles. 1p. Eng.

1851  1328 S Wood varnished with handwritten piece of paper glued to it, "Place Card used at wedding  Ygnacio del Valle and Ysabel Varela 1851".

ca. 1851-52 793 P Envelope addressed to Hon. Ignacio de Valle, Assembly, Sacramento, Cal. forwarded to Los Angeles, California. From E. C. Marshall, MC. 1p. Eng.

1 Jan 1852  1921 B Part of a will or agreement signed by Ygnacio del Valle and witnessed by A. F. Coronel, Pedro Romo and Manuel Clemente Rojo. Signed at Los Angeles. 1p. Span. prin.

7 May 1852 1008 F Poem ( eulogistic) re. Maria de los Angeles Carrillo de Valle. Born Santa Barbara, August 2, 1825; died May 7, 1847. Span.

2 July 1852 612 S Invitation to 4th of July dance at the home of Abel Stearns sent by John O. Wheeler and Antonio F. Coronel. 1p. Span. prin.

1 Sept. 1852 607 S Invitation to Ignacio del Valle and Lady to a dance at the Hotel de la Estrella on Sept. 2, 1852, from Luis Granger, Alejandro Gibson, Andres Pico, Juan Reed, Directors. 1p. Span. prin.

17 Sept. 1852 722 B Receipt for $99.60  paid by Valle & Aguirre for taxes upon Rancho del Tejon, valued at $12000 for the year of 1852. Issued by G. R. Barton, Sheriff County of Los Angeles. 1p. Eng.

27 Sept. 1852 608 S Invitation to a dance at the home of Don Manuel Garfias sent by A. F. Coronel, Augustin Olvera, Jose del Carmen Sepulbeda. 1p. Span. prin.
 
1 Oct. 1852 513 S Invitation to a dance at the home of Don Alejandro Bell honoring the coming marriage of Santiago H. Lander and Margarita Johnson. 1p. Span. prin.  

26 Oct. 1852 986 P Broadside put out by the Central Democratic Commission consisting of Antonio F. Coronel, David W. Alexander, Ignacio del Valle, Juan G. Downey, Manuel Requena, J. L Brent and Mateo Keller in favor of Perce and King. 1p. Span. prin.

10 Nov. 1852 549 M Invitation to Ygancio del Valle to attend the funeral of Gen. Joshua H. Bean who was murdered at San Gabriel Mission supposedly by Murrietta or one of his followers. Bean was commander of troops raised in Los Angeles to quell an Indian uprising of 1851-52. 1p.

7 Dec. 1852 794 LG Letter from Jose Maria Covarrubias at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle requesting information on the amount of back taxed for which Castec ranch was sold in order that he might raise the money to redeem it. He also requests the same information on the Island of Santa Catalina. 2pp. Span.  

29 Dec. 1852 1526 B Appraisal made by David W. Alexander of the value of the property left by Don Antonio del Valle of Rancho San Francisco. His opinion of the value of the estate was a total of 31,512.50 pesos; the separate property of Doña Magdalena del Valle totaled 4,501.70 pesos. 2pp. Span.

29 Dec. 1852 1009b B Letter from David Alexander to Ygancio del Valle referring to a matter submitted to arbitration whereby he has considered the two opinions of Antonio Jose Cot and Abel Stearns. Signed at Los Angeles. 1p. Span.

31 Dec. 1852 795 LG Letter from Jose Aguirre at San Diego to Ygnacio del Valle in which he states that the lawyer holding title to Tejon Rancho has spoken to him concerning the sale of the ranch for a price of 60, 000 pesos which, if he could get it, would be beneficial to him. He requests an answer by return mail. 1p. Span.

31 Dec. 1852 1755 S Invitation to a dance for Sr. Dona Ysabel del Valle from J. Bandini, J. O. Wheeler, C. Johnson, D. W. Alexander, B. D. Wilson, R.S. Den. Also a blue piece of stationary: Compadre y Comadre for the year 1853; Don Pio Pico; Ysabella del Valle. prin.

ca. 1853 619 S Invitation to a Bachelor's Ball to be held at the home of Manuel Garfias. Sent by Garfias, Coronel S. Lazard, J. L. Brent, W. T. B. Sanford, Andres Pico, A. Haraszthy and J. G. Downey. 1p. Span. prin.

Year of 1853 752 B Inventory of goods belonging to Ignacio del Valle as of the year of 1853. Major items include 1000 head of cattle valued at 12000 pesos, 100 horses at 1000 pesos, a house at 5400 pesos, and land valued at one peso per acre. 1p. Span.

11 Jan. 1853 609 S Invitation to a dance to be held in the home of Dr. Richard Den. Sent by Ricardo S. Den, Pio Pico, Juan Bandini, D. W. Alexander and Agustin Olvera to Ignacio del Valle. 1p. Span. prin.

6 Feb. 1853 2071 P Newspaper La Atalaya del Sur (The Watchtower of the South ) which was the official publication of the state of Sinaloa and printed in Mazatlan. Contains local news, editorial, ship departures, etc. 4pp. Span. prin.

14 Feb. 1853  551 S Notice of the funeral of Don Miguel Machada issued by Antonio Machada, Padre, Maria Ignacio Avila, Madre and Juan Sepulbeda and Jose Sepulbeda, Hermanos. 1p. Span. prin.w/envelope: Sr. O Ygnacio del Valle presente

22 Feb. 1853  610 S Invitation to a dance at the home of Don Abel Stearns to celebrate Washington's birthday sent by Myron Norton, John Wheeler, Andrea Pico, Antonio Coronel, Agustin Olvera and I.S.K. Ogier. 1p. Span. prin.

9 May 1853 611 S Invitation to a dance at the home of Señor Cleis sent by Antonio F. Coronel, Manuel Garfias, wm. H. Rand. J. Lan Franco, and J.G. Downey. 1p. Span. prin.

20 June 1853  797 F Letter from John Livingston of New York City to Ignacio del Valle regarding a subscription biography which the former was promotion in California as early as 1853. 3pp. Eng.

24 Jul. 1853 1922 LG Pencil sketch of a portion of a rancho showing the location of a fountain and the house. Signed Rosita del Valle on the reverse side.

9 Aug. 1853 935 LG Deed to her portion of Rancho San Francisco signed over by Magdalena del Valle Blankman to her brother Ignacio del Valle for the sum of $1,500. 1p. Span. pfhw. w/envelope w/handwritten note on it.

27 Sept. 1853 1702 LG Agreement between David W. Alexander, Executer of the estate of Antonio del Valle, and Ygnacio del Valle relative to the care of certain property belonging to Maria del Valle of Jalisco, Mexico, one of the heirs of Antonio del Valle, and dealing principally with the lands, crops, etc. of Rancho San Francisco.  3pp. Span.

10 Oct. 1853  613 S Invitation to a party at the home of Jose Antonio Carillo sent by Agustin Olvera, John H. Hughes and Alex. Gibson.  1p. Span. prin.

12 Oct. 1853 1697 F Certified copy of a marriage record of Don Antonio Serferino del Valle, the son of Don Antonio Seferino del Valle and Doña Maria Aguilar (deceased), to Doñ Maria Josefa de la Pena, daughter of Simon de la Pena and Doña Manuela Monrroy, on 24 August, 1806. Copy made by Father Caltixto Aldrete, witnessed by Francisco Flores, Juan N. Delgado, Jesus Vejar and William Forbes, U.S. Consul at Tepic. Signed at Compostela. 2pp. Span.

13 Oct. 1853 1694 F Certified copy of marriage record of Don Nestor Pimienta, 25 years of age an son of Don Jose Pimienta and Doña Estefana Aldrete, with Doña Maria Valle, daughter of Don Antonio Valle and Doña Maria Pena, 29 years of age, at the parochial church of Compostela on 26 October, 1842. Witnessed as above. 2pp. Span.

22 Oct. 1853 709 B Receipt for 20 pesos paid by Ignacio del Valle for services concerning the cause of Aguirre against Robinson and French signed by Guillermo B. Osburn for Scott and Hayes. 1p. Span.

13 Oct. 1853 1698 F Certified copy of baptismal record of Josefa Gabriela, two days old, daughter of Don Nestor Pimienta and Doña Maria Conne del Valle, in the church at Compostela on 19 March, 1843. Signed and witnessed as No. 1697 above. 3pp. Span.

13 Oct. 1853  1699 F Certified copy of the burial record of Doña Maria Valle, wife of Don Nestor Pimienta. She was buried in the churchyard at Compostela on 26 March, 1843 at the age of 30 years. Signed and witnessed as No. 1697 above. 2pp. Span.

26 Oct. 1853 1695 F Declaration made by Father Calixto Aldrete of Compostela concerning a search made for baptismal records of Dona Maria Valle, daughter of Don Antonio Seferino Valle and Dona Maria Pena. Upon failure to find same in Compostela it was probable said documents were not within the city. However, witnesses (Antonio de Leon, Jose Medina, Narsiso Avechis) vouched for the fact that Maria Valle was the legitimate daughter of said couple. Signed and witnessed at No. 1697 above. (These documents were obtained following the death of Antonio del Valle to prove identities of the heirs). 3pp. Span.


Box 3

Date Doc # Code Folder Label/Description

11 Nov. 1853 798 LG Letter from Jose A. Aguirre at Sand Diego to Jose Maria Covarrubias at Santa Barbara concerning a request for an affidavit regarding the ownership of rancho Cajon de las Uvas which is now in possession of Rancho Tejon. 1p. Span.  

25 Nov. 1853 614 S Invitation to a dance at the home of Don Manuel Garfias sent by A. F. Coronel, David W. Alexander and Manuel Garfias. 1p. Sp. prin.

2 Dec. 1853 796 L Letter from Antonio Maria Ortega at San Fernando to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the sale of some cattle and horses. 1p. Span.

7 Feb. 1854 1008b E Letter from Juan B. Alvarado at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles introduction two gentlemen, Don Gregorio Carrera and Don Francisco Espanilla, who are interested in establishing a school, and asking that Don Ygnacio give them some assistance. 1p. Span.

13 Feb. 1853 1487 F Last will and Testament of Rosa Ruiz, daughter of Efigenio Ruiz and Rosa Lopez and wife of Antonio Ygnacio Avila, signed by Able Stearns as " Amigo de Doña Rosa Ruiz" and witnessed by Manuel Requena, Cristoval Aguilar and Julian Chavez at Los Angeles. Ygnacio del Valle married the grand-daughter of Rosa Ruiz de Avila in 1851. 4pp. Span.   

20 Feb. 1853 646 B Agreements between Pedro Abila and Juan G. Downey agrees to loan Abila the sum of 2500 pesos in exchange for 1250 pesos and 100 head of cattle. Witnessed by Hernrique Abila and S. Lazard at Los Angeles. 1p. Span.

27 Feb. 1854 733 B Obligation of Ygnacio Palomares for 12 cows to be paid to Don Juan Nepomuceno Alvarado or to whomever he might designate. Nepomuceno designated  Ygnacio del Valle as receiver of the 12 cows. 1p. Span.

ca March 1854 1525 LG Evaluation of various portions of Rancho San Francisco
   An evaluation of various portions of Rancho San Francisco. 1p. Span.

ca March 1854 1528a/b LG Statement of the acreage division of Rancho San Francisco among Don Antonio del Valle's heirs
   A statement showing the division of acreage of Rancho San Francisco among the heirs of Don Antonio del Valle.  The total acreage was 48,813.58 acres. 4pp. Span.

ca March 1854 1524 LG Statement of the land contained in Rancho San Francisco
   Statement Of the land contained in Rancho San Francisco and the various encumbrances thereon.  1p. Span.

5 Mar. 1854 1510a LG Certified copy of the Diseño of Rancho San Francisco made on March 10, 1854 attached to the copy of the Espediente submitted to A. P. Crittenden on March 18, 1854. Appears to be the original diseño. 1p.

17 Mar. 1854 1529 LG Memorandum prepared by A. P. Crittenden in which he agrees to prosecute the land claim for Rancho San Francisco before the U. S. Board of Land Commissioners for the sum of $1000 paid to him by Ygnacio del Valle. 1p. Eng.

18 Mar. 1854 1510b LG Copy in English of the Expediente presented by Pedro Carrillo in the year 1843 soliciting the place called Camulos. The copy was made at the request of Ygnacio del Valle and sent to A.P. Crittenden for filing in the U.S. District Court at San Francisco. Del Valle is trying to prove that Camulos belongs to Rancho San Francisco.  94pp. Eng.

3/18/1854 800 LG Letter from A.P. Crittenden to J. Lancaster Brent
   Letter from A. P. Crittendeon in San Francisco to J. Lancaster Brent stating that Ygnacio del Valle prefers to pay $500 to Brent and have him in turn pay it to Crittenden.  He also requests Brent to get $75 from Ricardo Vejar which he paid to the Surveyor General. 1p. Eng.

18 Mar. 1854 2029 LG Memorandum prepared by A. P. Crittenden stating the evidence which he will require to prosecute the above claim. 2pp. Eng.

3/18/1854 1527 LG Memorandum of facts to prove at Los Angeles, prepared by A.P. Crittenden
   Memorandum of facts to be proved at  Los Angeles prepared by A.P. Crittenden in claim No. 318 to ARancho San Francisco.  Facts concerned mainly with Don Antonio del Valle.  2pp. Eng.

18 Mar. 1854 1518a LG Receipt issued to Ygnacio del Valle by A. P. Crittenden at San Francisco for $400 to pay for the copy of the Espediente of Pedro Carrillo soliciting the place called Camulos to be used in the claim of Dona Jocoba Felis and others to Rancho San Francisco. 1p. Eng.

3/27/1854 1923 LG Letter of transmittal from A.P. Crittenden to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter of transmittal from A.P.  Crittenden to Ygnacio del Valle containing the Memorandum of Facts (No. 1527) and letter to J. L. Brent above. 1p. Eng.

3/28/1854 554 S  Funeral Notice of Enriqueta Dalton
   Notice of the funeral of Enriqueta Dalton, infant daughter of Enrique and Guadalupe de Dalton. 1p. Span. Prin.

4/5/1854 799 F Letter from Andronico Sepulbeda to "My dear little cousin"
   Letter from Andronico Sepulbeda to "my dear little cousin" telling him about being in school in Kingston and thanking him for news of Los Angeles. 1p. Span.
 
5/2/1854 754 B Receipt for goods bought by P. Abila from Ferner and Kanshaar
   Receipt for dry-goods purchased by P. Abila from Feb. 26 to April 1st from Ferner and Kranshaar for a total of 149.5 pesos paid by Mr. L. Phillips.  Los Angeles. 1p. Sp.-Eng.

5/9/1854 1707 LG List of property inherited by Gabriela Pimienta via Maria del Valle
   List of property inherited by Gabriela Pimienta from her portion of the estate left to her mother, Mria del Valle, at the death of her grandfather Antonio del Valle.  The list, prepared by David W. Alexander, Executor of the estate, was addressto Henry Dalton, guardian of Maria Josefa Gabriela Pimienta. 3pp. Span.

5/9/1854 1696 LG Agreement between Ygnacio del Valle and Henry Dalton concerning Maria...Pimienta
   Agreement between Ygnacio del Valle and Henry Dalton, Guardian of Maria Josefa Gabriela Piminta, whereby Dalton agreed to pay part of the costs of maintaining title to Rancho San Francisco on behalf of his ward, one of the heirs to a portion of said ranch. 2pp. Eng.

5/12/1854 491 LG Sketch of lot 5, block 34 in the city of Los Angeles
   Sketch of Lot 5 Block 34 in the City of Los Angeles ceded to George W. Feracher on 5 Jan. 1854 prepared by G. Hansen, Deputy County Surveyor.  1p. Eng.
7/4/1854 615 S Invitation to a military ball given by the United Riflemen of Santa Barbara
   Infitation sent to Ygnacio del Valle and family  to attend a Military Ball given by the "Mounted Riflemen of Santa Barbara".  Signed by Joaquin Carrillo, A. F. Hinchman, R. M. Wallace, G. W. Hearne and G. S. Martin. 1p. Span.

7/12/1854 1505 LG Data on survey of a house lot fronting Main Street, Los Angeles
   Data on survey of a house lot fronting on Main Street, Los Angeles, made by Geo. Hansen at the request of Henry Dalton.  Sketch of said lot plus adjoining lots attached. 3pp. Eng.

8/1/1854 1008c B Note to Ygnacio Balle from Ygnacio Portillo; w/card translation note to English
   Note to Ygnacio Balle from Ygnacio Portillo stating that Jose Labamuse quit working, that he was earning 15 pesos due. 1p. Span.

8/8/1854 755 B Account of Ygnacio del Valle with Louis Gassow
   Account of Ygnacio del Valle with Louis Gessow of Los Angeles to whom he owed the sum of 19.75 pesos. 1p. Span.

10/10/1854 1513 B Promissory note to be paid by Antonio José Cot to Nicolas Larco
   Promissory note for $2,000 to be paid by Antonio José Cot to Nicolas Larco eight months after date with interest at the rate of 2% per month. 1p. Eng.

10/25/1854 801 LG Letter from A.P. Crittenden to Ygnacio del Valle requesting affidavits
   Letter from A. P. Crittenden at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle stating that he has taken the deposition of General Vallejo and requesting several affidavits. 2pp. Eng.

11/25/1854 802 LG Letter from Crittenden to Don Ygnacio del Valle requesting deposition
   Letter from Crittenden to Don Ygnacio del Valle requesting the depostion of Don Jose Salazar which he needs for the San Francisco claim. 1p. Eng.

11/28/1854 1499 LG Application by Antonio Maria Varela for San Carlos, Baja California
   Application made by Antonio Maria Varela for a tract of land known as known as San Carlos in Baja California near Santo Tomas.  Signed in Ensenada de Todos Santos and certified by Jose Castro. 3pp. Span.

12/8/1854 803 LG Letter from Crittenden to del Valle concerning survey of San Francisco
   Letter from Crittenden to del Vale that he does not think the surv3y of San Francisco is absolutely necessary. 1p. Eng.

12/28/1854 645 LG Quit Claim deed in favor of Ygnacio del Valle for lot 6, block 14, Fort Street
   Quit Claim Deed made out by Stephen c. Foster, Mayor, John W. Shore, Recorder, and the Common Counsil of the City of Los Angeles in favor of ygnacio del Valle for Lot 7, Block 14 of Ord's survey fronting on Fort Street, 120'x 225' for which del Valle paid $67.00 in 1850. 2pp. Eng.

12/22/1854 553 S Invitation to Señora Bibiana Ballesteros' funeral
   Invitation to the funeral of Señora Bibiana Ballesteros, wife of E. B. Wilburn, in Los Angeles. 1p. Span. Prin.

1855 1015  Almanac - Calendario Curioso

1855 973a,b  Print - Parisian Fashions for Ladies

1/2/1855 1509 LG Decree of Confirmation on case #318, Jacoba Feliz, et. al. vs. United States
   Decree of Confirmation in Case No. 318, U.S. vs. Jacoba Feliz, et. al; San Francisco.  Official Confirmation to the widow, Jacoba Feliz, and heirs of Antonio del Valle to Rancho San Francisco located in Los Angeles County.  Certified by Geo. Fisher, Secretary to the U.S. Board of Land Commissioners. 2pp. Eng.

1/5/1855 804 LG Letter from A.P. Crittenden to Ygnacio del Valle about claim on Rancho San Francisco
   Letter from A. P. Crittenden to Ygnacio del Valle informing him that the claim to Rancho San Francisco was approved and that the balance of $500 for his services is now due. 1p. Eng.

1/23/1855 650 LG Writ about the division of property between Josefa Sanchez, Manuel Enriques and wife, and Pedro Rome and wife
   Writ concerning the division of property between Josefa Sanchez, Manuel Enriques and his wife Juana de Enriques, and Pedro Romo and his wife Luisa del Romo.  Witnessed by Jose Perez. 5pp. Span.

1/30/1855 1492 L Letter from Juan B. Alvarado to Ygnacio del Valle requesting cattle
   Letter from Juan B. Alvarado at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle requesting that he deliver 10 head of cattle to Cristobal Redondo. 2pp.

3/20/1855 1510c LG Letter from A.P. Crittenden to Ygnacio del Valle about the Espediente of Camulos
   Letter from A.P. Crittenden at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle transmitting the copy of the Espediente of Camulos which he did not have to use in the land claim. 2pp. Eng.

4/25/1855 649 L Registration of cattle brand and mark of Pedro Antonio Abila
   Registration of cattle brand and mark of Pedro Antonio Abila by John W. Shore, County Recorder of Los Angeles. 1p. Eng.

8/3/1855 559 S Invitation to "Aniversario" of Maria Ygnacio Alvarado de Pico and concepcion Arguello de Olvera
   Invitation to the "Aniversario" (mass yearly performed for the soul of a person deceased on the day of his death) of Maria Ygnacia Alvarado de Pico, wife of Pio Pico, and Concepcion Arguello de Olvera, wife of Agustin Olvera, and to attend the removal of the remains to the mausoleum. 1p. Span. Prin.

9/21/1855 648 L Transfer of brand ownership + 20 animals from Serapico Martinez to Manuel F. Coronel
   Transfer of brand ownership and 20 animals bearing the brand appearing on the margin by Serapico Martines of Los Angeles County to Manuel F. Coronel.  Witnessed by Jesus Cordova and Jose Maria Martines. 1p. Span.

10/31/1855 560 S Funeral notice of Magno Alejandro Carrillo
   Funeral notice of Magno Alejandro Carrillo sent by Pio Pico, uncle, and Ignacio del Valle, brother-in-law. 1p. Span. Prin.

10/10/1855 1515 B Promissory note from Antonio Jose Cot to Nicholas Larco and non-payment protest
   Promissory note for $2500 signed by Antonio Jose Cot in favor of Nocolas Larco on October 10, 1854, attached to a protest for non-payment of same filed Oct. 10, 1855.  The latter document was made out by Armand Guyol, Notary Public of San Francisco. 3pp. Eng. pfhw.

12/3/1855 1514 B Promissory note from Antonio Jose Cot and Pio Pico to Sanjurjo and Co. and non-payment protest
   Promissory note for $10,000 signed by Antonio Jose Cot and Pio Pico in Los Angeles on May 1, 1855 and endorsed by Domingo Pujol and Jose Argues in favor of Sanjurjo & Co. of San Francisco, attached to a protest for non-payment made out by James H. Bristow, Notary Public. 2pp. Note Span. Protest Eng. pfhw.

12/10/1855 1520a LG Petition against Jacoba Feliz et.al. for re-opening Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of a petition made out byPacificus Ord, U. S. district Attorney, against Jacoba Feliz, Ignacio del Valle, Maria del Valle, Gadalena del Valle, Jose Antonio del Valle, Jose Ignacio del Valle and Concepcion del Valle, fro a re-opening of the case concerning the confirmation of the title of Rancho San Francisco.  Docket No. 303, transcript No. 318. 4pp. Eng. pfhw.

12/10/1855 1520b LG Petition against Jacoba Feliz et. al. for re-opening Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/10/1855 1520c LG Petition against Jacoba Feliz et. al. for re-opening Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above

12/10/1855 1520d LG Petition against Jacoba Feliz et. al. for re-opening Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/10/1855 1520e LG Petition against Jacoba Feliz et. al. for re-opening Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/10/1855 1520f LG Petition against Jacoba Feliz et. al. for re-opening Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/11/1855 1519a LG Court summons for Jacoba Feliz et. a.l for review of Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of Summons issued by Pacificus Ord, U. S.  District Attorney for the Southern Dist. Of California, against Jacoba Feliz, et al, to appear in court to review the above case. 2pp. Eng. pfhw.

12/11/1855 1519b LG NOT IN FILE AS OF 8/15/2003

12/11/1855 1519c LG Court summons for Jacoba Feliz et. al. for review of Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/11/1855 1519d LG Court summons for Jacoba Feliz et. al. for review of Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/11/1855 1519e LG Court Summons for Jacoba Feliz et al. for review of Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/11/1855 1519f LG Court Summons for Jacoba Feliz et. al. for Review of Rancho San Francisco case
   Copy of above.

12/24/1855 1511 B Mortgage on ½ of Rancho de los Coyotes and Cañada de la Abra
   Mortgage upon one-half of Rancho de los Coyotes and "Cañand de la Abra" made out by Juan Ygnacio Cot in favor of Domingo Pujol.  Recorded by John W. Shore, Los angeles County Recorder, Jan 2, 1856. 4pp. Span.

12/24/1855 1516 B Bill of sale for all stock on Rancho de los Coyotes
   Bill of sale for all of the stock on Rancho de los Coyotes made out by Antonio Jose cot in favor of Domingo Pujol for the sum of $20,000.  Witnessed by Agustin Olvera and Ygnacio del Valle. 2pp. Span.

12/28/1855 1777 C Pastoral Exhortation from Bishop Tadeo Amat of Monterey
   Pastoral Exhortation from Bishop Tadeo Amat of Monterey dated at Los Angeles. 6pp. Span. Prin.

ca. 1856 852 S Prospectus offering subscriptions to El Clamor Publico
   Prospectus of El Clamor Publico, a newspaper published in Los Angeles, offering subscriptions for $5.00 per year. 1p. Span. Prin.

1856 1017  Pastoral exhortation issued by Bishop Tadeo Amat of Monterey.

1856 973  Print - Parisian Children's Fashions

1/3/1856 756 B Account of Rosa Ruiz de Abila with H. Kranshaar
   Account of Rosa Ruiz de Abila with H. Kranshaar for a total of $366.51 including such items as 1 fancy bonnet, $15.oo; 1 crape shawl, $65.00; 1 black velvet vest, $8.00. 1p. Eng.

1/4/1856 no # B Receipt issued to U.S. Mint by Freeman and Co.'s New York and California Package Express
   Receipt issued to the U. S. Mint by Freeman & Co.'s New York and California Package Express for shipment of a box to San Francisco. 1p. Eng.

2/3/1856 561 S Invitation to Magdalena Dominguez's funeral.  With envelope.
   Invitation to funeral of Magdalena Dominguez, 19 years old, sent to J. L. Brent by her parents Pedro Dominguez and Maria de Jesus Cota. 1p. Span. Prin.

3/26/1856 1512 L Acknowledgement of purchase from Antonio José Cot. With transfer of title.
   Acknowledgment of purchase of 500 head of cattle from Antonio Jose Cot by Jose Maria Yndart and Ulpiano Yndart, to which document is attached a transfer of title of the obligation of the herd for the sum of $4,000 to Domingo Pujol.  Certified by George D. Fisher County Clerk and notarized by Agustin Olvera. 5pp. Span. and Eng.

6/3/1856 1011 F Journal of school exercises
   Hardback journal with several pages of school exercises in English, Spanish and French, including  copies of speeches in Spanish.  Also an exercise on an individual leaf inserted in pages. 8 ½ " x 14". Span. Eng. French.


Box 4

Date Doc # Code Folder Label/Description

7/5/1856 1518 B Writ of Attachment served on Domingo Pujol on all properties belonging to Antonio José Cot
   Writ of attachment served on Domingo Pujol on all properties belonging to Antonio Jose cot pertaining to a contract with Jose Maria Yndart and Ulpiano Yndart then in possession of Pujol.  2pp. Eng. pfhw.

8/12/1856 1517 B Acknowledgement of receipt of cattle by Jose Maria and Ulpiano Yndart from Antonio Jose Cot
   Acknowledgment of the receipt of 500 head of cattle by Jose Maria and Ulpiano Yndart from Antonio Jose Cot with an intent to repay the loan of the animals wihin five years two-fold and a transfer of the note by Cot to Domingo Pujol for the sum of $4600 dated March 26, 1856, transferred April 25, 1856, notarized by Agustin Olvera August 12, 1856. 5pp. Span.

10/19/1856 471 S Theatre program for a play starring Señor Delfino to be put on in the patio of Sr. Requena in Los Angeles. 1p. prin.  NOT IN FILE

10/24/1856 757  List of goods bought by Juan Balensuela from Miguel Kravssewski's store
   List of goods purchased by Juan Balensuela from the store of Miguel Kravssewski for a total of 41 pesos. 1p. Span.

12/4/1856 647 LG Petition against Bernardo Yorba et. al. to reopen Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana case
   Petition made out by Pacifious Ord, U.S. dist. Attorney, against Bernardo Yorba, Teodosio Yorba, Ramon Yorba, and heirs of Antonio Yorba and Juan Pablo Peralta, to reopen the case concerning the confirmation of the title to Rancho Santiago de Santa Anna approved on July 10, 1855.  docket No. 346, Transcript No. 470. 4pp. Eng. pfhw.

1856 1017 C Pastoral Exhortation issued by Bishop Tadeo Amat of Monterey
   Pastoral Exhortation issued by Bishop Tadeo Amat of Monterey directed to "the faithful of his Diocese." 2pp. Span. prin.

ca 1857 671 P Note signed by Antonio Maria? concerning politics
   Note signed by Antonio Maria (?) concerning politics "a bad business" and that it is said that the Spaniards are bought by Guela or Broderick. 1p. (torn) Span.

1/25/1857 805 P Letter from Antonio Pico to Ygnacio del Valle concerning politics
   Letter from Andres Pico dated at Sacramento to Ygnacio del Valle concerning political matters (some resolutions not mentioned). 1p. Span.

4/23/1857 806 S Letter from Jose Antonio to Ygnacio del Valle, advises interview with Sr. Moar
   Letter from Jose Antonio Soberanes at Camulos to Ygnacio del Valle at San Francisco advising him that a rodeo is going to be held "next Saturday" at San Cayetano for the neighboring ranches and also requesting del Valle to give an interview the Señor Moar. 1p. Span.

5/16/1857 652 B Contract between Ygnacio del Valle and Ulpiano Yndart about a herd of sheep
   Contract made between Ygnacio del Valle and Ulpiano Yndart concerning a herd of sheep to be turned over to Yndart and an agreement concerning an increase of flocks and the sale and disposal of such sheep. 4pp. Span.

7/31/1857 2069 S Acrostic Poem to Ygnacio del Valle by Pedro Romo
   Acrostic poem written to Ygnacio del Valle by Pedro Romo. 1p. Span.

 

Box 5

Date Doc. # Code Folder Label/Description

9/13/1859 555 S Invitation to Emilia C. Hayes' funeral
   Invitation to funeral of Emilia C. Hayes, wife of Judge Benjamin Hayes, sent y Dr. Juan S. Griffin, B. S. Eaton and Antonio F. Coronel. 1p. Span. prin.

9/30/1857 651 B Power of attorney granted by Pedro Antonio Avila to Tomas Antonio Sanchez and power of attorney granted by Tomas A. Sanchez to Vincent Domingues
   Power of attorney given by Pedro Antonio Avila to Tomas Antonio Sanchez concerning affairs on his ranch such as gathering and branding his cattle, etc., dated at Los Angeles.  On reverse side a power of attorney granted to Vincente Domingues by Tomas A. Sanchez dated Oct. 14 1857 at Santo Tomas. 2pp. Span.

9/30/1857 758 B Account Statement from J.L. Morris & Bros. General Merchandise for Tomas Sanchez
   Statement of account of Tomas Sanchez for clothing purchased from J. L. Morris & Bros. General Merchandise, Los Angeles, for a total of $66.00. 1p. Eng.

10/13/1857 313 C Booklet of daily oration's put out by Bishop Amat of Monterey
   Orations for each day of the week put out by Bishop Amat of Monterey. 11pp. Span. Printed in Los Angeles by Francisco P. Ramirez.

11/10/1857 735 B Bill of sale from Victor Beaudry to Tomas Sanchez
   Bill of sale for 2 burros given by Victor Beaudry to Tomas Sanchez.  Dated at Los Angeles. 1p. Span.

11/15/1857 759 B Rosa Abila's account statement from Augustin W. Kalisher
   Statement of account of Rosa Abila for Goods purchased from Agustin W. Kalisher; items include 26 yds. Of fine muslin @ .4-, 4 kerchiefs @ $0.25; 1 fine comb @ $0.25; etc. total $76.12 ½ . 1p. Span.

11/30/1857 1506 LG Grant of 2 sites of land at San Carlos to Antonio Maria Varela
   Grant of two sites of land at San Carlos to Antonio Maria Varela, Baja California, by Jose Castro, Military Commander of the Northern District of Baja California. 2pp. Span.

1/6/1858 710 B Receipt signed by J. Lancaster Brent for payment by Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt signed by J. Lancaster Brent acknowledging payment of $400 by Ygnacio del Valle for professional services rendered in the U. S. district Court case concerning Rancho San Francisco. 1p. Eng.

1/14/1858 563 S Funeral notice of Maria Antonia Lugo de Yorba
   Notice of funeral of Maria Antonia Lugo de Yorba sent by Teodosio Yorba, husband, Desiderio Burruel, son-in-law and Felipe Lugo, brother. 1p. Span prin.

1/21/1858 807 P Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Andres Pico
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles to Andres Pico in Sacramento enclosing an amendment to the Rodeo Law and expressing the hope that Pico will get passed.  Del Valle also advises of the capture of Pandro Daniel, a notorious outlaw, and of the death of Mrs. Yorba 1p. Span.

02/18/1858 1783 N Santa Barbara Gazette. One and 1/5 pages devoted to eulogy of D. Jose Antonio de la Guerra y Noriega. 4 pp. Span.

4/19/1858 1495 B Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to Grant of 2 sites of land at San Carlos to Antonio Maria Varela
   Letter from J. Lancaster Brent at Washington, D. C. to Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles regarding a proposed sale of Tejon Rancho to the Government and commenting on the lack of funds in the National Treasury which would prevent the beginning of the trans-continental railroad from the Mississippi to the Pacific Coast that year. 2pp. Span.

1/6/1858 710  Receipt signed by J. Lancaster Brent for payment by Ygnacio del Valle
1/14/1858 563 Funeral notice of Maria Antonia Lugo de Yorba
1/21/1858 807 Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Andres Pico
4/19/1858 1495 Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to Ygnacio del Valle
5/17/1858 808 E Letter from Tomas J. Scully to Juan Abila
   Letter from Tomas J. Scully at Santa Ana to Juan Abila and Señora Soledad Yorba de Abila stating that he has started a school in Santa Ana in the home of Desiderio Burrel and wishing to know if they will consider sending their son Teofilo to this school.  He requests in immediate reply if possible.  1p. Span.

9/25/1858 556 S Funeral Notice of Antonio Ignacio Avila
   Notice of funeral of Antonio Ignacio Avila, husband of Rosa Ruiz de Avila (Abila), father-in-law of Jose [Antonio Andres] Sepulveda  and Juan N. Padilla, and grandfather of Tomas Sanchez and Ignacio del Valle.  1p. Span. prin.

10/6/1858 562 S Funeral Notice of Felipa Payan de Madero
   Notice of funeral of Felipa Payan de Madero, wife of Manuel Madero.  Lists seven "amigos" including Pio Pico, Jas. Thompson, Jose Sanchez Colima, and Rafael Gallardo. 1p. prin. Span.

10/11/1858 1498 B Receipt for taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for $403.60 paid by Ygnacio del Valle for real property taxes, improvements and personal property taxes, issued by James Thompson, Sheriff. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

10/18/1858 1497 B Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to Ygnacio del Valle about Rancho Tejon
   Letter from J. Lancaster Brent at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle regarding litigation over Rancho Tejon. 1p. Span.
   
10/21/1858 653 P Court Summons for Ygnacio del Vale to serve on Grand Jury
   Summons issued by James Thompson, Sheriff, to Ygnacio del Valle to appear at the Court House in Los Angeles on Nov. 1 1858 to serve on the Grand Jury. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

10/30/1858 809 B Letter from B. Raho to Ygnacio del Valle about the loan of a horse
   Letter from B. Raho at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle asking for the loan of a horse as his horse has become lame. 1p. Span.

11/12/1858 810 F Letter from Antonio Maria Varela to Sra. Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Antonio Maria Varela at Rancho de la Punta to Sra. Ysabel del Valle concerning family matters. 1p. Span.

11/14/1858 1493 B Letter from Bernardo Yorba to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Bernardo Yorba at Rancho San Antonio to Ygnacio del Valle requesting that he deliver the sum of ten thousand pesos ($10,000) which he is holding for Yorba to his wife Sra. Andres E. de Yorba. The money was delivered May 14, 1859. 1p. Span.

11/21/1858 550 S Funeral notice of Bernardo Yorba
   Notice of funeral of Bernardo Yorba (see above) brother of Teodosio Yorba and father-in-law of Leonardo Cota. 1p. Span. prin.

11/23/1858 1503 B Letter from Francisco Gareia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Francisco Garcia at Camulos to Ygnacio del Valle requesting him to pay certain sums of money to Guadalupe Opata and for the bill of Andres Opata. 1p. Span

12/19/1856 723 B Receipt for taxes paid by Pedro Abila
   Receipt for taxes paid by Pedro Abila  at the rate of 20 centavos for each 100 pesos of property.  Signed by Manuel Garfias at Los Angeles as Treasurer. 1p. Span.

12/31/1858 1502 B Balance sheet of Rancho Camulos
   Balance sheet of Rancho Camulos including all assets and liabilities , capital investments, inventory of stock, list of employees and wages, etc. as of Dec. 31. 1858. 2pp. Span.

1/22/1859 737 B Promissory note by Manuel Abila to pay Thomas D. Mott
   Promissory note made vy Manuel Abila to pay to Ines J. P. O'Neal and Solomon Slinger at Rancho Los Alisos 100 small yearling heifers of selected stock by April 1st. 1p. Span.

1/22/1859 1500 B Promissory note by Manuel Abila to pay  Thomas D. Mott
   Promissory note made by Manuel Abila to pay Thomas D. Mott 25 small heifers in exchange for 440 pesos.  Paid off by Tomas Sanchez on June21, 1859. 1p. Span.

3/7/1859 A.3582-12 B Receipt for payment on H. Goldberg's account by Doña Chone
   Receipt for $5.00 paid on account of H. Goldberg by Doña Chone, leaving a balance of $12.50. 1p. Eng.

3/11/1859 761 B Account statement for Mr. Dowine from Kennedy & Bell, Cheap Carpet Warehouse
   Statement of account of Mr. Dowine with Kennedy & Bell, Cheap Carpet Warehouse, San Francisco, for various dry goods. 1p. Eng.

5/14/1859 1924 B Receipt for payment by Ygnacio del Valle for Domingo Pujol to Enrique Dalton
   Receipt for 4,277 pesos paid by Ygnacio del Valle for Domingo Pujol to Enrique Dalton in trust for Josefa Gabriela Pimienta. 1p. Span.

3/15/1859 1521 F Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles concerning Feliciano Yndart who is staying with th Del Valles. 1p. Span.

4/19/1859 654 B Power of attorney granted to Ygnacio del Valle by Pedro Abarte
   Power of attorney granted by Pedro Abarte to Ygnacio dl Valle to take care of his business affairs with regard to his bakery in Los Angeles.  Notarized by Narciso Botello. 4pp. Span.

4/24/1859 1703 B Letter from Enrique Dalton concerning the sale of cattle to Tomas Pujol
   Letter from Enrique Dalton, guardian of Gabriela Pimineta, appointing Jose Valdes to attend to the details of a sale of cattle belonging to Gabriela to Tomas Pujol of Los Angeles. 1p. Span.

5/7/1859 1705 B Receipt for delivery by Ygnacio del Valle to Henrey Dalton
   Receipt for 320 head of cattle delivered by Ygnacio del Valle to Henry Dalton, guardian of Gabriela Pimineta, as part of the inheritance of the latter from Rancho San Francisco. 1p. Eng.

5/19-12/18/1859 736 B Receipt given to Ysabel Varela concerning a light in front of the Holy Virgin
   Receipt given to Ysabel Varela del Valle for funds supplied to keep a light burning before the image of the Holy Virgin in the Plaza Church for Antonio Manuel Varela who served in the Alonzo Ridley company under General Albert Sidney Johnston. 1p. Span.

5/31/1859 1496 B Letter from Pedro Romo to Tomas Sanchez
   Letter from Pedro Romo to Tomas Sanchez written from Cienega concerning a sale of part of Rancho La Cienega for $1000 Josefita and Jose. 1p. Span.

6/3/1859 1491 B Bill of sale for wheat and barley at Camulos, signed John Whitney and Smith Chapin
   Bill of sale for $300.00 signed by John Whitney and Smith Chapin for th ebarley and wheat crop at Camulos.  2pp. Eng.

6/10/1859 1704 B, L Receipt for payment by Ygnacio del Valle to Enrique Dalton
   Receipt signed by Enrique Dalton, guardian of Gabriela Pimienta, for the sum of $50.00 paid by Ygnacio del Valle for transfer of rightsof the brand formerly used on the cattle belonging to his ward. 1p. Span.

7/5/1859 565 S Funeral notice for Enrique Cardwell
   Notice of funeral of Enrique Cardwell went by Susana de Cardwell, Guillermo Wolfskill and Juan Q. A. Stanley. 1p. Span. prin.

7/5/1859 2067 S Funeral notice for Henry Cardwell
   Notice of funeral of Henry Cardwell sent by Susana de Cardwell, William Wolfskill and John Q. A. Stanley. 1p. Eng. prin. (see above)

7/20/1859 753 B Inventory of Ygnacio del Valle's personal property
   Inventory of personal property and belongings of Ignacio del Valle; Tejon Ranch is listed as 95,400 acres at 25¢ an acre--$23,870; 14,000 head of cattle--$12,600. 1p. Span. photo
8/8/1859 1009d LG Lease of parts of Rancho de Cucamonga to John Rains by Jose Maria Valdes
   Lease whereby Jose Maria Valdes leases certain portions of Rancho de Cucamonga to John Rains. 3pp. Eng.

8/8/1859 1494 LG Agreement between José Maria Valdes and John Rains to sell Rancho Cucamonga
   An agreement entered into by and between Jose Maria Valdes and John Rains whereby Valdes agrees to sell Rancho de Cucamonga situated in San Bernardino county to Rains at a price to be fixed by subsequent appraisement. 5pp. Eng.

8/15/1859 1501 LG  Copy of title to Rancho Cucamonga attached to right of title of ranch
   Copy of title to Rancho Cucamonga made in regard to the above; originally issued in Sept. 15, 1847 according to copy made by L. V. Prudhomme; attached to right of title of Jose Maria Valdes to the Rancho issued by the District Court at Los Angeles. 4pp. Span.

8/18/1859 1706 B Receipt for payment by Ygnacio del Valle to Enrique Dalton
   Receipt for $14 for sale of an animal belonging to Gabriela Pimienta given to Ygnacio delValle by Enrique Dalton. 1p. Span.

9/12/1859 762 B Account statement for Ygnacio del Valle from Ygnacio Garcia
   Statement of account of Ygnacio del Valle with Ygnacio Garcia running from November of 1858 to September 12, 1859 showing details of transactions involving many of the early residents of Los Angeles. 3pp. Span.

9/21/1859 2060 B Receipt for a license issued to Rimacio and Co.
   Receipt for $5.00 signed by Mayor Marchessault of Los Angeles for a license issued to Rimacio U Co. to give a theatrical exhibition on the night of Sept. 21st. 1p. Eng.

10/4/1859 938 P Certification that Tomas A. Sanchez was given his bond as Sheriff of Los Angeles
   Certification by John W. Shore, County Clerk, that Tomas A. Sanchez was given his bond as Sheriff of Los Angeles County.  Sanchez was elected on Sept. 7, 1859. 1p. Eng.

10/29/1859 1508 B Agreement between Jose Salazar with Jacoba Feliz and Ygnacio del Valle about Rancho San Francisco
   Agreement made between Jose Slazar and Jacoba Feliz, his wife, and Ygnacio del Valle, whereby Salazar gies to del Valle a quit claim on a portion of Rancho San Francisco for the sum of $1,000.00  Notarized by Narciso Botello and Myer J. Newmark.

11/6/1859 566 S Funeral Notice for Lemeul Carpenter of Rancho de los Nietos
   Funeral notice advising of the death of Lemuel Carpenter of Rancho de los Nietos sent by F. J. Carpenter, John M. Foy, H. R. Myles and A. J. Henderson. 1p. Eng. prin.

ca 1860's 484 S Poem: "When this Cruel War is Over"
   "When this Cruel War is Over."  Poem re. Civil War. Pr. Eng.

1/9/1860 2065 S-M Funeral notice of Major Edward H. Fitzgerald of the 1st U.S. Dragoons
   Notice of the funeral of Major Edward H. Fitzgerald of the 1st U. S. Dragoons sent by Dr. J. S. Griffin, Capt. W. S. Hancock, USA. 1p. Span. prin.

1/12/1860 616 S Invitation to a benefit ball at the Bella Union Hotel
   Invitation to attend a ball at the Bella Union Hotel for the benefit of the Library Association members of committee include J. Temple, H. Mellu, J. L. Brent, S. Lazard and others. 1p. Eng. prin.

2/14/1860 936 B Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to his brother Robert James Brent
   Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to his brother Robert James Brent, an attorney in Baltimore, leaving him some property which he purchased in Los Angeles in 1855

2/14/1860 655a B Last Will and testament of Joseph Lancaster Brent
   Last Will and Testament of Joseph Lancaster Brent made prior to his departure for service in the Union Army.  He leaves the majority of his estate to Ygnacio de Valle. 5pp. Eng.

2/16/1860 655b B Codicil to Joseph Lancaster Brent's Last Will and Testament
   Codicil to above Will including a few more items including his English library to Benjamin D. Wilson and his Law Library to Ygnacio Sepulveda. 1p. Eng.

3/31/1860 760 B Statement of various accounts from 10/17-3/31/1860
   Statement of Various accounts dating from Oct. 17, 1858 to Mar. 31, 1860.  Somewhat illegible except for account of Anastacia de Verdugo. 4pp. Span.

5/24/1860 1925 P Letter from Luis Flores to Feliciano Esparsa 
   Letter from Luis Flores at San Juan Capistrano to Feliciano Esparsa concerning political matters.  Ungrammatically but legibly writte. 3pp. Span.

4/11/1860 739 B Agreement where Ygnacio del Valle will hold a deposit for Prudencio Yorba
   Loan agreement between Ygnacio del Valle and Prudencio Yorba for money held in trust.  See above.

4/28/1860 764 B Grocery bill from H. Mannasse to Luis Arguello and Pedro Romo
   Bill for goods purchased by Luis Arguello and Pedro Romo from H. Mannase in San Diego; items include bread, sugar, coffee, sardines, etc. 1p. Eng.

8/26/1860 997 S Part of the magazine La Satira de Ambos Mundos
   Portion of a magazine La Satira de Ambos Mundos (Satire of Both Worlds) containing various political cartoons, a summary of world events during the month, and a part of a biographical sketch of Mlle, Aita de la Peñuela. 4pp. Span. prin.

10/2/1860 567 S Funeral notice of infant son of Cameron E. and H.S. Thom
   Notice of funeral of infant son of Cameron E. and H. S. Thom on Oct. 3, 1850. 1p. Eng. prin.

10/8/1860 617 S Invitation to a commemorative ball at the Bella Union Hotel
   Notice of funeral of infant sone of Cameron E. and H. S.  Thom on Oct. 3, 1860. 1p. Eng. prin.

10/14/1860 514 S Invitation to the wedding of Louisa Platshek to Wolf Kalisher
   Invitation to wedding of Louisa Platshek to Wolf Kalisher at the Stockton Street Synagogue. 1p. Eng. prin.

Nov. 1860 465a P Election ticket for the Democratic Party in California
   Election ticket of the Democratic Party in California-John R. McConnell for Governor.  Contains the election slate for County Officials of Los Angeles. 1p. prin.

Nov. 1860 465d P Election ticket for the Democratic Party in California
   Election ticket of the Democratic Party in California-Andrés Pico for Senator, John R. McConnell for Governor.  Contains the election slate for County Officials of Los Angeles. 1p. prin.

11/4/1860 568 S Funeral notice for Ignacio F. Coronel [son]
   Notice of funeral of Ignacio F. Coronel, son of Ignacio F. Coronel and Francisca Romero de Coronel. 1p. prin. Span.

11/30/1860 1605 B Receipt for property taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for taxes of $32.25 paid by Ygnacio del Valle on property valued at $6450.00 given by Thomas Strafford, City Marshal of Los Angeles. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

12/8/1860 618 S Invitation to a ball at the Bella Union Hotel
   Inviation to a Ball to be given at the Bella UnionHotel on December 12; sent by R. S.  Carlisle, S. Prager, V. Beaudry, T. D. Mott, J. L. Brent, F. Bachman; Floor managers were Andres Pico and J. L. Morris. 1p. Eng. prin.

2/16/1861 811 P Letter from Andres Pico to Enrique Abila concerning Civil War
   Letter from Andres Pico at Sacramento to Enrique Abila advising him of war news, the possible disruption of the union by Civil War and the necessity of all to be watchful and loyal. 2pp. Span.

3/16/1861 1553 F Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to his brother
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles to his brother (probably at Camulos) regarding the horses and cattle. 2pp. Span.

5/3/1861 711 B Receipt for payment on assessment No. 7 given to Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle for $504.00 paid on assessment No. 7 for the Zapato Mining Co. 1p. Eng.

6/4/1861 1594 L Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Ynes to Ygnacio del Valle at Los Angeles concerning the health of people on the ranch, the sale of 500 head of cattle and 300 claves during the first part of May, and other personal matters. 2pp. Span.

6/13/1861 1575 B Receipt for Santo Silva's payment on Ygnacio del Valle's account with Polasky and Goodwin
   Receipt given to Santo Silvas for $400 paid on account of Ygnacio del Valle to Polasky & Goodwin. 1p. Eng.

9/1/1861 738 B Ygnacio del Valle's account with Juan Temple during August 1861
   Receipt given to Santo Silvas for $400 paid on account of Ygnacio del Valle to Polasky & Goodwin. 1p. Eng.

10/9/1861 656 LG Mortgage held by Ygnacio del Valle on property owned by J. Lancaster Brent
   Mortgage held by Ygnacio del Valle on property owned by J. Lancaster Brent given by Brent in exchange for the loan of $3,00.  Notarized by Myer Newmark and recorded by John W. Shore. 6ppp. Eng.

10/15/1861 569 S Death notice and prayer requests for don Juan Wilson
   Request for prayers for soul of Don Juan Wilson who died at San Luis Obispo on Oct 14, 1861. 1p. Span. prin.

1861 yr. 376 F A calendar "for the Mexican kitchen" for the year of 1861 listing all of the Saint's Days and giving recipes for various Mexican dishes. 48pp. Span. prin.
1861 yr. 1391 A Advertisement (3' x 6') for the American Agriculturist, a journal published by Orange Judd in New York City.  The paper was first established in 1842.  Price $1.00 per year in advance. 1p. Eng. prin.  See envelope 14-a 2'x 4'advertisement very similar

1861 yr. 1397 AB Poster advertising American Agriculturist, Vol. 20, 1861. Journal instructing in various aspects of farm labor, small and large. pr.

6/5/1862 1534 P Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle which discusses the situation in Mexico relating that there has been a meeting between the Liberals and the French. 1pp. Span.

ca 1862 522 S Death notice and prayer request for Don Nicholas A. Den
   Notice for prayers for the soul of Don Nicolas A. Den, brother of Dr. Richard Den, sent by Rosa H. de Den. 1p. Span. prin.

ca 1862 1591 L Letter from F. Wallace More to Ygnacio del Valle taped together
   Letter from F. Wallace More to Ygnacio del Valle requesting del Valle to remove all of his horses and cattle from pasture lands on More's Rancho de San Cayetano or Sespe because of the lack of feed for even More's cattle; a rather sharp letter. 2pp. Span

12/13/1862 724 B Receipt for property taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle in the sum of $381.90 on property assessed at $16,976; signed by T. A.  Sanchez, Tax Collector.  Los Angeles County. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

ca 1863 557 S Funeral notice of Juan Domingo
   Notice of funeral of Juan Domingo sent by his wife Raymunda Felix de Domingo and friends S. Lazard, Manuel Requena, L. Hoover, Guillermo Wolfskill, J. L. Brent.  No date. 1p. Span. prin.

8/1/1863 469 P Broadside issued by the Democratic Party prior to the election in 1863 giving a brief summary about each of the candidates for offices in Los Angeles County. 1p. Span. prin. ?4 me

9/20/1863 1743 R Invitation to the funeral of Frances Mellus
   Black bordered invitation to the funeral of Francis Mellus.  prin.

Nov 1863 989 P Democratic Party broadside listing candidates for state offices
   Broadside issued by the Democratic Party listing candidates for state offices (Juan G. Downey, for Governor) candidates for Los Angeles County offices. 1p. Span. prin.

12/28/1863 564 S Funeral notice of Antonio Machado
   Notice of funeral of Antonio Machado sent by his brother Agustin Machado. 1p. Span. prin.

2/12/1862- 1761 B Account statement of Ygnacio del Valle with J.
   6/1/1863   Jones and Co.
   Statement of account of Ygnacio del Valle with J. Jones & Co. located in Los Angeles for various items of clothing and foodstuffs purchased during the year. 9pp. Span.
 
Box 6

Date Doc. # Code Folder Label/Description

1/4/1864 1600 L Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at San Buenaventura to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos telling of the difficulties encountered while driving mules from Arroyo de Pino to Buenaventura particularly that he had to get help from the Indian Jose at Santa Paula. 1p. Span

2/6/1864 1612 B Letter from Jose Ygnacio del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Jose Ygnacio del Valle at Tochonanga to his brother Ygnacio del Valle concerning business affairs and the amount del Valle would charge him for board and room during the time he is in the city. 1p. Span

4/9/1864 1568 P Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Sacramento to Ygnacio del Valle informing him of the failure of a certain bill to obtain the signature of the Governor.  Apparently the bill was to include the boundaries of "Pino" within Los Angeles County. 2pp. Span.

4/10/1864 1555 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle about a legal dispute
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos informing him that Wolfskill would be willing to settle their dispute out of court. 1p. Span.

4/11/1864 1926 B Letter to Ygnacio del Valle about a legal case between del Valle and More
   Letter in the handwriting of Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning the legal dispute between del Valle and More and giving a long detailed account of the case.  Incomplete. 4pp. Span.

4/19/1864 1535 LG Summons for Ascension Abila concerning mortgage foreclosure
   Summons issued for Ascencion Abila regarding the foreclosure on the mortgage held on her property by Bernardo Manmus; signed by Jose Carillo, Constable. 2pp. Eng.

4/20/1864 1547 LG Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle telling him of the arrival of his brother Jose Ygnacio del Valle and discussing various land problems. 4pp. Span.

4/20/1864 657 LG Affidavit to accompany applications to purchase state lands
   Affidavit to accompany applications to purchase State Lands swearing loyalty to the United States Government and Constitution signed by Jose Ygnacio del Valle. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

4/24/1864 1531 LG Application for unsurveyed lands in Santa Barbara County
   Application by Jose Ygnacio del Valle for a tract of 320 acres of unsurveyed lands in Santa Barbara County; granted on April 22, 1864 (Note in pencil on outside states "Not approved by the Surveyor General).   1p. Eng. pfhw.

4/22/1864 1609 LG Grant of 16th and 36th sections of the Los Angeles land district to Jose Ygnacio del Valle
   Grant of the 16th and 36th Sections, for School Purposes, Los Angeles Land District, Location No. 49, of 320 acres to Jose Ygnacio del Valle (see); not approved by Surveyor-General. 1p Eng. pfhw.

4/28/1864 658 LG Agreement between Wm. Wolfskill and Ygnacio del Valle
   Agreement Wm. Wolfskill and Ygnacio del Valle concerning the transfer of certain portions of Rancho San Francisco to del Valle. 2pp. Eng.

5/23/1864 715 B Receipt for payment given to John A. White by J. Jones
   Receipt for $500 paid by John A. White to J. Jones at Los Angeles. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

6/20/1864 1556 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcio at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning business affairs, the paying of an account with Morris Bros. And Prager, and family affairs. 1p. Span.

7/15/1864 1603 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos informing him that certain monies have not yet arrived.  Postscript giving respects to the family signed by Ygnacio Garcia. 1p. Span.

7/26/1864 1543 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos stating that he will leave Santa Barbara for Ventura on the following Monday. 1p. Span.

8/31/1864 1590 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos reporting a sale of hides sent in by wagon and informing him that the wagon needed a new wheel which was provided by John Goller for $11.50; hides were selling $1.75 each. 2pp. Span.

10/16/1864 1538 F Letter from Pablo de la Guerra to Doña Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Pablo dela Gueerra at Simí to Doña Ysabel del Valle; the godfather of del Valle's children was de la Guerra and he discusses family matters. 2pp. Span.

10/20/1864 1593 F Authorization for Ygnacio del Valle to act as godfather instead of Manuel Antonio Aguisola
   Document signed by Manuel Antonio Anguisola authorizing Ygnacio del Valle to act as godfather at the baptism of a daughter of Juventino del Valle and Susana Abila del Valle, in the place of Anguisola.  Witnessed by Jose Maria Otero at Santa Barbara. 1p. Span.

10/20/1864 1558 F Authorization for Doña Ysabel del Valle to act as godmother instead of Clotilda de la Guerra
   Document written by Clotilde de la Guerra authorizing Doña Ysabel del Valle to act in her place as godmother at the baptism of the daughter of Juventino del Valle and to confer upon the child the name to be selected.  Witnessed by Pablo de la Guerra and Antonio Maria de la Guerra at Santa Barbara. 1p. Span.

11/8/1864 933 P Proclamation of Election issued by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in English and Spanish giving location of precincts and names of inspectors. 1p. Span-Eng. prin. ? 4 me

11/8/1864 467 P General election tally list for the San Juan Precinct
   Tally list made at the house of Philip David for the Precinct of San Juan, Los Angeles County for the election of three Members of Congress and Five Presidential Electors pursuant to the Proclamation of Election (see 933 above) issued on October 13 1864; those receiving the majority of votes for electors were Samuel Brannan, J. G. McCallum, W. W. Crane, Charles Maclary and Warner Oliver. 2pp. Eng. pfhw.

11/8/1864 466 P General election poll list with certification
   Poll list for above giving the names of 29 voters including Marcos A. Forster, Leonardo Cota, Pedro Avila, etc. with Certification attached by Ramon Yorba, inspector; Marcos A. Forster, judge; Juan Maniosa, judge; Agustin Olvera, clerk; and O. Morgan, clerk. 2pp. Eng. pfhw.

11/8/1864 468 P Oath for officers of the election and results of the tally list (A.3580-467)
   Oath administered to the above officers of the election together with the results of the Tally made above. 2pp. Eng. pfhw.

11/10/1864 1572 P Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos regarding the election news; states that Lincoln was given a majority of 60 votes in Los Angeles. 1p. Span

12/3/1864 1599 LG Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle reporting that Mr. Sprague, Surveyor for Los Angeles County, had inquired of him if del Valle and the other heirs wished to sell all of Rancho San Francisco; also says that he believes a strong company in San Francisco is primarily interested in buying all lands in the county upon which springs of liquid bitumen have been found. 3pp. Span.

12/13/1864 1566 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos giving a few small business details and stating that it has been raining steadily and that the newspapers are old because the stages are six to eight days behind schedule. 2pp. Span.

12/21/1864 1595 LG Letter from Ulpano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle referring to his letter of December 3 and asking if Don Ygnacio and the other heirs wanted to sell Rancho San Francisquito to a prospective buyer, Mr. Spragus; again mentions the interest displayed by the buyer in the tar springs on the ranch. 3pp. Span.

12/27/1864 1596 LG Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle requesting him to take some action one way or the other regarding the sale of several parcels of ranch lands in the neighborhoods of Camarillo, Santa Buenaventura, Rancho de la Colonia on the Santa Clara river, etc.; mentions that there seems to be a great deal of speculation in oil-bearing property and that "now is the time to sell".  3pp. Span.

1/18/1865 1592 LG Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle concerning a proposed sale of a portion of Camulos at 10 reales per acre for 2,500 acres; sets forth the details of the sale presumably arranged by Yndart. 3pp. Span.

2/6/1864 1601 LG  Cost estimate for the survey of Rancho Temescal
   Estimate of the cost of a survey of Rancho Temescal; 30 miles @ $15.00-$450.00 plus miscellaneous court and recording fees for a total of $735.00. 1p. Eng. Uns.

2/16/1865 1561 B Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business and personal affairs and containing a portion of a postscript in the handwriting of Ygnacio Garcia mentioning a letter to Wolfskill. 2pp. Span.

2/26/1865 1700 LG Letter from Gabriela Pimienta to Ulpiano Yndart
   Letter from Gabriela Pimienta at Compostela to Ulpiano Yndart in regard to the possible sale of a portion of Rancho San Francisco and informing him that her father Don Nestor Pimienta has full power to represent her person in any negotiations. 1p. Span.

2/26/1865 1701 LG Letter from Nestor Pimienta to U. Yndart
   Letter from Nestor Pimienta at Compostela to U. Yndart authorizing him to enter negotiations with regard to occupation of sale of Rancho San Francisco. 1p. Span.

3/5/1865 1551 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Los Cerritos to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the land sale and Mr. Sprague. 1p. Span.

3/6/1865 1588 LG Letter from A. Packard to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from . Packard at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the sale of land; mentions Camulos, Temescal, Pino and San Francisco ranchos and that he is making a trip to Monterey for information. 2pp. Span.

3/14/1865 659 LG Agreement between William Wolfskill and Ygnacio del Valle concerning Rancho San Francisco
   Agreement between William Wolfskill and Ygnacio del Valle whereby Wolfskill deeds a certain portion of Rancho San Francisco to del Valle in accordance with an agreement made April 28, 1864. 2pp. Eng. pfhw.

4/10/1865 1540 P Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Los Cerritos to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos in which he enclosed several letters from Tepic; he comments on the assassination of Lincoln which he feels is "an act without an equal in the history of the United States" and gives his views on various other aspects of the Civil War. 3pp. Span.

4/11/1865 1530 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos discussing various business accounts and reporting that a telegram has just been received announcing the surrender of Lee and his whole army, the fall of Richmond, Petersburg, etc. 2pp. Span.

4/13/1865 660 B Copy of summons for Maria Lugo de Forster et. al.
   Copy of a summons in the matter of the estate of Josefa Lopez de Vejar issued to Maria Lugo de Forster, Stephen C. Foster and Juan C. Vejar as Administrators of the estate and to Reginaldo del Valle and his father Ygnacio del Valle in regard to a land survey. 2pp. Eng.

4/13/1865 661 B Copy of summons for Maria Lugo de Forster et. al.
   Additional copy of above. 2pp. Eng.

4/11/1865 765 B List of goods bought by Ygnacio del Valle from Ygnacio Garcia
   List of goods purchased by Ygnacio del Valle from Ygnacio Garcia consisting mainly of foodstuffs and ranch equipment. 1p. Span.

4/24/1865 712 B Receipt given to Jose Ygnacio del Valle by T. A. Sanchez
   Receipt given by T. A. Sanchez to Jose Ygnacio del Valle for 178 head of horses and five burros. 1p. Span.

4/28/1865 1557 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Los Cerritos to Ygnacio del Valle introducing General Pomeroy who is interested in the petroleum on the ranch which is for sale at $30,000. 1p. Span.

6/20/1865 1927 LG Letter from Charles C. Huse to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Charles C. Huse at Santa Barbara addressed to Ygnacio del Valle at Rancho San Francisco in regard to obtaining the signature of Jose Ygnacio del Valle and the clearing of the property title. 2pp. Span.

7/7/1865 1584 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning minor business matters and relating in detail the circumstances of the fatal shooting affray of Robert Carlisle and two brothers of Sheriff King at the Bella Union Hotel. 3pp. Span.

8/25/1865 1548 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos stating that he has just sent some bottles to Camulos and also a package of Cronicas. 1p. Span.

9/23/1865 662 B Bill of sale given to Ygnacio del Valle by E. C. Parrish
   Bill of Sale given to Ygnacio del Valle by E. C. Parrish for one bay American Stallion purchased by del Valle for $400.  1p. Eng.

10/11/1865 1587 B Letter from A. Packart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from A. Packart at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business matters relative to Camulos, Temescal, Pino and San Francisco Ranchos. 2pp. Span.

10/15/1865 1537 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Doña Ascension Abila
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle, as a school boy to Doña Ascension Abila, asking her to get him a pair of gloves and a scarf of wool because he has to rise early to study and it is cold. 1p. Span.

10/16/1865 766 B Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle by Perry & Woodworth
   Receipt for $75.00 for two 800 gallon wine tubs purchased by Ygnacio del Valle from Perry & Woodworth in Los Angeles. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

11/8/1865 726 B Receipt for property taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle in the amount of $479.98 for property valued at $13,332.71 and for $326.57 paid on property valued at $9,572.00.  Signed by T. A. Sanchez by A. J. King, Deputy.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

11/9/1865 714 B Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle by John Goller
   Receipt for $225 paid by Ygnacio del Valle to John Goller. 1p. Eng.

11/29/1865 1554 B Letter from A. Packard to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from A. Packard at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle advising him with regard to the lawsuit by Mr. More which is to come up during the early part of December. 1p. Span.

12/3/1865 713 B Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle by John Goller & Co.
   Receipt for $34.25 paid by Ygnacio del Valle to John Goller & Co.  1p. Eng.

12/6/1865 725 B Receipt for property taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for taxes paid by Ygnacio del Valle in Santa Barbara county in the sum of $44.25 on property totaling $1500.  signed by J. R. de la Guerra, Sheriff.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

12/10/1865 1541 F Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle informing him of the death of his wife on the previous day. 1p. Span.

12/15/1865 767 B Receipted bill for blacksmith work by A. J. Harrington
   Redeipted bill for blacksmithing work by A. J.  Harrington at San Buenaventura.  1p. Eng.

12/16/1865 1533 LG Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle by F. A. Thompson
   Receipt for $60.00 paid by Ygnacio del Valle on account of fees in the case of Thomas H. More vs. Y. del Valle signed by F. A. Thompson, County Clerk

12/16/1865 1602 LG Bill for clerk's fees in case of Thomas H. More vs. Y. del Valle
   Bill for $109.71 for Clerk's fees in the above case with a notation "Received payment of the above this 16th day of December, A.D. 1865".  1p. Eng.

12/7/1865 1536 B Bill of sale given to Jose Ygnacio del Valle for all Rancho San Francisco livestock
   Bill of Sale for all of the cattle on Rancho de San Francisquito owned by Antonio Barrera and his wife, Concepcion, to Jose Ygnacio del Valle, brother of Concepcion.  Witnessed by John Goller and Ygnacio Garcia.  2pp. Span.

1865 yr. 1778 C Pastoral Exhortation by Bishop Tadeo Amat, C. M. of Monterey
   Pastoral Exhortation issued by Bishop Tadeo Amat, C. M.  of Monterey for the year of 1865, printed in San Francisco. 12pp. Span.

1863/4-5 324a B Leather-bound account book
   Leather-bound account book covering the years 1864 and portions of 1865 entitled Don Ygnacio del Valle in account with J. Jones.  About 20pp. Span.

1/24/1866 1559 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos informing him of the arrival of Hinchman from San Francisco and conveying his regards to the del Valle family. 1p. Span.

1/30/1866 1563 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business matters. 1p. Span.

2/20/1866 1560 F Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from U. Yndart at Los Cerritos to Ygnacio del Valle regarding personal matters and that he is sending him a large photograph of Feleciano. 2pp. Span.

3/14/1866 768 B List of goods purchased by Ygnacio del Valle from H. A. Potter
   Statement of goods purchased by Ignacio del Valle from H. A.  Potter in Los Angeles; items include knives, hinting and butcher; knives and forks; padlocks, etc.  1p. Eng.

3/27/1866 1640 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin in Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle regarding some goods which del Valle ordered.  1p. Eng.

3/29/1866 1585  Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business matters, horse colars fro the ranch, books ordered by Sr. Mondran, etc. 1p. Span.

5/3/1866 1542 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business affairs of the ranch and the sale of some cattle. 2pp. Span.

5/11/1866 1562 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio dl Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning business matters handled by Garcia for del Valle, including renewal of a subscription to La Cronica of New York, a receipt for money for the sale of hor4ses at Wilmington at $55.00 a head, etc. 2pp. Span.

5/22/1866 1546 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle advising that he has on deposit from Don Luis Dartique the sum of one thousand pesos in gold and that Dartique is going to pay the rest ot Sr. Morffi in San Luis Obispo. 1p. Span.

6/10/1866 1586 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Losd Angeles to Ysabel del Valle concerning personal business such as the exchange of shoes, purchase of cloth, etc. 1p. Span.

6/30/1866 1604 B Excise tax receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for $25.00 excise tax paid on 50 gallons of grape brandy by Ygnacio del Valle; signed by C. C. Slocum, Collector.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

7/2/1866 663  Internal Revenue license to carry on business of distiller issued to Ygnacio del Valle. 

7/8/1866 1589 E Letter from T. Mondran to Reginaldo del Valle.  In French.
   letter in French from T. Mondran to Reginaldo del Valle at Camulos recommending some books.  Mondran taught French at Camulos for awhile.  1p. Fr.

7/21/1866 1607 B Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle by Juan Camarillo
   Receipt given to Ygnacio del Valle by Juan Camarillo at San BuenaVentura for $200.00 to be paid to Alberto Packard.  1p. Span.

7/25/1866 1571 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business affairs in Los Angeles with Jose Ygnacio del Valle, Dna. Jacoba Salazar and Ygnacio Garcia, and the need for repairs to a house owned by del Valle.  He also speaks of J. Lancaster Brent.  3pp. Span.

8/24/1866 1009e B Statement of money expenditures deposited by Ygnacio del Valle with Ulpiano Yndart
   Statement of expenditures of money deposited by Ygnacio del Valle with Ulpiano Yndart which total $6,416.65 covering the periods from 16 July 1866 to August 24, 1866

 

 


Box 7
Date Doc. # Code Folder Label/Description

7/2/1866 663 B Internal Revenue License to distill at Camulos Ranch
   Internal Revenue License issued to Ygnacio del Valle to carry on the business of Distiller at Camulos Rancho in Los Angeles County, having paid the tax of $12.50.  Signed by C. C. Slocum, Collector of the 2nd Collection District, State of California.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

7/4/1866 1008d B Receipt for goods purchased from Perry & Woodworth
   Receipt for goods purchased bty Ygnacio del Valle from Perry & Woodworth in Los Angeles.  1p. Eng.

7/6/1866 1549 F Letter from Apolinaria Lorenzana to Doña Ysabel Barela del Balle
   Letter from Apolinaria Lorenzana at Santa Barbara to Doña Ysavbel Barela del Balle (Varela del Valle) concerning personal matters.  2pp. Span.

7/18/1866 727 B Receipt for poll tax paid by Jose Ygnacio del Valle
   Receipt for $2.00 for State Poll Tax paid by Jose Ygnacio del Valle signed by Joseph Huber, Jr. Coujty Treasurer; T. D. Mott, County Auditor and Geo. Quebon, Controller, Los Angeles County.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

10/20/1866 1597 F Letter from Ysidro Abiola to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ysidro Abiola to Ygnacio del Valle regarding various packages received by members of the del Valle family at San Buenaventura.  1p. Span.

12/18/1866 1545 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle offering sympathy for the death of del Valle's small son and concerning the distillery.  1p. Span.

4/22/1867 1742 F Invitation to the funeral of Rafael Lugo
   Black bordered invitation to the funeral of Rafael Lugo in Los Angeles by his brothers in politics.  Span. prin.

5/29/1867 1983 B Letter from Sanjurjo Argues Pujol to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Sanjorjo Argues Pujol at San Francisco to Ygnacio delValle at Camulos concerning business matters, the shipment of barrels for wine, the arrival of a still destined for Camulos, etc. 2pp. Span.

9/12/1867 769 B Statement of goods purchased from Samuel Meyer
   Statement of goods purchased by Ygnacio del Valle from Samuel Meyer in Los Angeles; items include kitchen utensils and household goods.  1p. Eng.

9/23/1867 1009f LG Articles of agreement concerning the sale of Rancho Temescal
   Articles of Agreement between Ygnacio del Valle and Asbury Harpending, Archibald C. Peachy and James de Barth Shorb for the sale of Rancho Temescal containing three square leagues in Santa Barbara County at a price to be determined by appraisal. 4pp. Eng.

12/14/1867 664 P Official appointment of Ygnacio del Valle as Deputy County Clerk
   Official appointment of Ygnacio delValle as Deputy County Clerk for the County of Santa Barbara   signed by F. A.  Thompson, County Clerk.  Two 5¢ Internal Revenue stamps affixed.  1p. Eng.

1868-1873 324d B Leather bound account book of purchases from Polasky & Goodwin
   Leather bound account book covering the purchases of Ygnacio del Valle from Polasky &* Goodwin from February 1868 through July 1871; acknowledged as paid by note and mortgage dated July 7, 1871 (see item 1656 below) due July 7, 1873.  Account book contains approximately 50 pages. Eng.

1/17/1868 1608 LG Order to show cause why order of sale of real estate should not be made
   Order to Show Cause why order of sale of Real Estate should not be made in the estate of Antonio Ygnacio Abila, deceased, to be heard by Judge Wm. G. Dryden in Los Angeles. 2pp. Eng.

1/17/1868 1772 P Flyer: "Garfield tries to Legislated General Hancock Out of Office"
   Flyer distributed by California State Democratic Club, San Francisco.  "Hancock's support of civil law made a crime by Garfield".  James A. Garfield vs. Winfield of S. Hancock, Major-General in command of Louisiana and Texas.  Pro Hancock. 2pp. pr.

1/21/1868 1576 B Promissory note signed by Jesus Hernandez
   Promissory note signed by Jesus Hernandez for $100.00 borrowed from Jose Ygnacio del Valle for four months.  1p. Span.

2/2/1868 1569 F Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos requesting him to send his carriage to San Buenaventura to transport Ulpiano, Blanca, Feliciano and a little Indian girl to his ranch because of heavy rains.  2pp. Span.

3/14/1866- 324b B Leather bound account book of purchases from
 2/10/1868   Polasky & Goodwin
   Leather-bound account book for purchases made by Ygnacio del Valle from Polasky & Goodwin beginning March 14, 1866 and continuing to February 1868 including clothing, household and ranch equipment.  19pp. Span.

2/11/1868 718 B Receipt for goods purchased from H. Newmark & Co.
   Receipt for $135.74 signed by H. Newmark for goods purchased by Ygnacio del Valle from H. Newmark & Co. in Los Angeles.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

2/27/1868 812 F Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from J. Lancaster Brent at Baltimore, Maryland to Ygnacio del Valle telling of his experiences since the close of the Civil War, particularly about his trip to Europe where he visited England, France, Italy, Germany, Holland and Belgium.  He also tells of the economic conditions in the South and of the "miseries" of his parents? (relatives?) in Louisiana.  The letter is finished on March 10, 1868.  6pp. Span.

3/24/1868 1614 B Bill for board and tuition for Magdalena Varela
   Bill for Board and Tuition, $75.00; Washing $12.00 and Books and Materials $16.00 for one half session of a school in Los Angeles for Magdalena Varela.  Receipt for payment signed by Sister Scholastica.  1p. Eng.

3/26/1868 770 B Bill from Foy & Brother
   Bill for saddle, stirrups, spurs, etc. purchased by "Ignatia" del Valle from Foy & Brother, No. 9, Los Angeles Street.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

4/13/1868 1010 F Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerningpersonal affairs and a visit to the ranch.  2pp. Span.

5/11/1868 570 S Funeral notice of Doña Maria de Jesus Lugo de Yorba
   Notice of funeral of Doña Maria de Jesus Lugo de Yorba, daughter of Felipe Lugo and wife of Trinidad Yorba.  1p. Span. prin.

5/16/1868 1550 F Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle in which he speaks of his sadness in being separated from his daughter, Blanca, and hopes she will not forget him. 2pp. Span.

5/25/1868 717 Receipt for gold paid by Doña Maria de Jesus Lugo de Yorba
5/16/1868 1550 Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
5/25/1868 717 F Receipt for gold paid by Ygnacio del Valle to Dr. Richard A. Den
   Receipt for 10 pesos of gold paid by Ignacio del Valle to Dr. Richard S. Den for medical services at Camulos Rancho.  Internal Revenue stamp affixed.  1p. Span.

6/8/1868 1539 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos reporting that he is now back in Los Angeles and that he saw J. L. Brent in Baltimore.  1p. Span.

6/13/1868 1579 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle regarding a payment made on his account and expressing the hope that by the 23rd the green Back business will be finished.  1p. Eng.

6/23/1868 771 B Bill of lading for barrels carried aboard the ship Perkins
   Bill of lading for a number of empty barrels carried aboard the ship Perkins from San Francisco to San Buenaventura at the order of Ygnacio del Valle signed for by Sanjurjo Argues Pujol.  1p. Span.

8/4/1868 2025 F Record of the birth of 3 of Higinio's sons and the marriage of Bibiana and Juan Cancio
   Record of the birth of three sons of Higinio and the marriage of Bibiana with Juan Cancio on August 4, 1868.  Undated and unsigned.  1p. Span.

8/8/1868 1565 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos speaking of the sale of the rancho, of business dealings with Jose Ygnacio del Valle and Ygnacio Garcia, and of his daughter Blanca.  3pp. Span.

8/14/1868 1577 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin in Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle stating that Mr. Joy paid them $3,000 on his (del Valle's) account.  1p. Eng.

8/18/1869 1570 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio  Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle urging him to be in Los Angeles to give testimony in a trial over an inheritance.  Also give details of the death his little sone who died as a result of burns suffered when the boy's nightgown caught fire from a candle.  2pp. Span.

9/1/1868 1615 LG Complaint filed by Robert H. Gratz against the heirs of Rancho San Francisco
   Complaint filed by Robert H. Gratz against the heirs of Rancho San Francisco in Santa Barbara County for a partition of the property pursuant to the sale of a portion of the ranch.  9pp. Eng.

9/7/1868 665 P Grand Jury summons for Ygnacio del Valle
   Summons issued to Ygnacio delValle to serve on the Grand Jury of Santa Barbara county signed by Arza Porter Sheriff by J. D. Bartlett, Deputy Sheriff. 1p. Eng. pfhw.

ca. 1868 1606 LG List of the property of Rancho San Francisco
   Notation in pencil of the property, real and personal, of Rancho San Francisco, including livestock, tools and equipment, wine-making equipment, carriages, etc.; total real estate $528,000; total personal property $53,200; total persons living on the ranch, 160.  1p. Eng.

9/20/1869 1532 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the opening of Yndart's new store about November 10 and his desire to obtain some of the best wine from Camulos.  He also informs del Valle of the new Federal law on all distilleries, large or small.  2pp. Span.

9/24/1868 716 E Receipt for Reginaldo del Valle's tuition at the college of St. Vincent de Paula
   Receipt for#125.00 paid for tuition of Reginaldo del Valle at the College of San Vincinte de Paula, Los Angeles, signed by Jaime More. 1p. Span.

10/6/1868 1552 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle referring to the Enclosure of a bill for articles ordered by del Valle and to a loan which they have made to Keller and Hansen of $1400 for 4 months and 1¼ % per month.  1p. Eng.

Nov 1868 465h P Electoral ticket for presidential electors for Grant and Colfax
   Electoral Ticket for presidential electors for Grant and Colfax and for a Member of Congress, F. M. Pixley.  1p. Eng. prin.

Nov 1868 465c P Regular Democratic ticket for Santa Barbara County
   Regular Democratic Ticket for Santa Barbara County showing Ignacio del Vale as a candidate for Judge of the First Judicial District.  1p. Eng. prin.

4/7/1869 1573 B Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos reporting that he has received 800 pesos which, according to Sr. Temple, is the residue owed to del Valle.  Also conveys family greetings.  1p. Span.

5/10/1869 773 B Receipt from C. Ducommun
   Invoice receipted by C. Ducommun for merchandise purchased by Ygnacio dl Valle including a French Bell for $20.00, 24 pounds of nails for $6.00, etc.  1p. Span.

5/10/1869 772 B Receipt from Polasky & Goodwin signed by A. Sabory
   Invoice receipted by A. Sabory for merchandise purchased by Ygnacio del Valle from Polasky & Goodwin including 27 barrels, 1 machine, 1 press, 6 baskets, etc.  1p. Eng.

6/15/1869 1581 B-L Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning business matters, medicines shipped to the ranch, trouble with vaqueros over a horse herd at Wilmington, and news that Goller, the wagon-maker, would have the carriage for Doña Ysabelita ready when del Valle and his wife came to the city.  1p. Eng.

7/6/1869 1574 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle concerning a debt for $100 owed to del Valle by the bearer of the note and requesting that he help the man out until crops could be harvested and sold and the money paid back.  1p. Span.

7/15/1869 774 B Invoice for a sewing machine bought from Grover & Baker Co. by Polasky & Goodwin
   Invoice for a sewing machine purchased by Polasky & Goodwin from Grtover & Baker Co. in San Francisco for $140.00.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

8/1/1869 1006 S Funeral notice of Wm. H. Sparks
   Notice of funeral of Wm. H. Sparks of Santa Barbara, California, sent by Mrs. Sparks.  1p. Eng. prin.

8/4/1869 1578 F Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle stating that they are sending the photographs from San Francisco.  1p. Eng.

8/19/1869 728 B Notice from the Office of the Board of Equalization
   Notice from the Office of the Board of Equalization that $222.20 has been added to the assessed valuation of the property, making the total valuation $2448.20.  Presumably the property of Ygnacio del Valle.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

8/21/1869 775 B Invoice from J. Jones & Co.
   Invoice for goods purchased by ygnacio del Valle from J. Jones & Co. in Los Angeles; items include mainly foodstuffs.  1p. Span. pfhw.

9/1/1869 465i P Bulletin from the Democratic Party listing general election candidates
   Bulletin of the Democratic Party listing candidates for a general election on September 1, 1869.  1p. Span. prin.

9/7/1869 813 B Letter from Andres Pico to Pio Pico
   Letter from Andres Pico at Los Angeles to his brother Pio Pico in care of Mr. Robinson concerning the letting of contracts for the construction of the Pico House at the corner of Plaza and Main Streets in Los Angeles.  He also reports that his heath is not good.  2pp. Span.

9/14/1869 1567 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning an order of wood for 50 barrels of 150 gallons each for the ranch to be obtained at San Francisco.  2pp. Span.

9/19/1869 776 E Receipt for Reginaldo de Valle's room board and tuition at St. Vincent's College
   Receipt for payment by Ygnacio del Valle of board, room and tuition for Reginaldo delValle at St. Vincent's College in the amount of $112.50 plust $13.50 for washing and mending of articles washed.  1p. Eng. prin.

9/12/1869 2068 S Invitation to meet Wm. H. Seward with envelope
   Invitation to meet Wm. H. Seward at the Bella Union Hotel; issued by order of the Committee, John G. Downey, Chairman.  1p. Eng. prin.

11/17/1869 1598 P Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle informing him that he will take office as Judge in Los Angeles County on January 1, 1870 (Sepulveda was elected on October 20, 1869).  He also mentions having heard from J. Lancaster Brent.  2pp. Span.

11/18/1869 1580 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle saying that staves for wine pipes are at San Buenaventura and that a cattle buyer is coming to inspect cattle.  (Del Valle apparently had 400 to 500 head for sale at #30 a piece) They also state that Jose Ygnacio del Valle has gone in debt "head over ear" in buyuing horses, wagons, mules, etc.  1p. Eng.

12/8/1869 1583 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle reporting that the staves have not yet arrived and that they will pay del Valle's taxes when they pay theirs.  1p. Eng.

12/14/1869 1582 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle reporting that they have paid taxes in the amount of  $183.60

12/17/1869 1610 B Receipt for payment on Ygnacio del Valle's account with Polasky & Goodwin
   Receipt for the payment of $144.00 upon the account of Ygnacio del Valle signed by Polasky & Goodwin.  1p. Eng.

12/26/1869 1564 B Letter from Polasky & Goodman to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle stating that they have received $144 from Sr. Loreto on his account; they also state that money is scarce and banks are hesitating to make loans.  2pp. Span.

1/1/1890? 1611 F Portion of Ygnacio del Valle's last will and testament
   Portion of the Last Will and Testament of Ygnacio del Valle in his own handwriting similar to the below although undated and unsigned.  2pp.  Span.

1/1/1870 1928a,b F Last Will and Testament of Ygnacio del Valle
   Last Will and Testament (2 copies) of Ygnacio del Valle by which he leaves all of his possessions to his wife Doña Ysabel Varela del Valle.  Witnessed by C. A. Thompson, S. F. /cooper, J. M.  Norton, Jose Ygnacio del /valle and /anastacio Rubio.  6pp. Span.
1/26/1870 814 R Letter from Sister Scholastica to Doña Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Sister Scholastica at Los Angeles to Dna. Ysabel del Valle asking her to send over some little trees to be planted in the school gardens of the Sisters of Charity School.  2pp. Span.

ca. 1870 481c E Prospectus of St. Vincent's College
   Prospectus of St. Vincent's College, Los Angeles, California, printed in both Spanish and English describing courses offered, terms, fees, etc.  2pp. prin.

ca. 1870 481d E Announcement of courses of study tuition etc. of St. Vincent's College
   Announcement by Rev. James McGill, C. M. , President, of courses of study, tuition and fees, terms, etc.  of St. Vincent's College.  English copy.  1p. prin.

ca. 1870 481e E Announcement of courses of study, tuition etc. of St. Vincent's College
   Same as above.  Spanish copy.  1p. prin.

4/18/1870 777 B Account statement from Workman & Bros.
   Statement of account of Ygnacio del Valle with Workman & Bros. of Los Angeles during the year of 1869 covering the purchase of such items a harnesses, saddles, whips, stirrup, etc.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

5/2/1870 1665 B Invoice from J. Jones & Co.
   Invoice covering items purchased by Ygnbacio del Valle from J. Jones & Co. of Los Angeles; ainly foodstuffs.  1p. Span. pfhw.

5/12/1870 1907 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos acknowledging receipt of wine buy complaining of the sweet quality.  He states that it will need years of aging before it can be sold.  Some pencil notes and an "evaluation" of A. V. Adams are listed on the inside pages.  3pp. Span.

ca. June 1870 481a E Programme for the Fifth Annual Commencement at St. Vincent's College
   Programmed for the Fifth Annual Commencement at St. Vincent's College at which Reginaldo del Valle delivered the Valedictory in Spanish and O. G. Du Puy in English.  1p. Eng. prin.

6/15/1870 481, 481b E Ticket to the Fifth Annual commencement at St. Vincent's College
   Ticket to Fifth Annual Commencement at St. Vincent's College sent to Ygnacio del Valle and family.  1p. Eng. Prin.

7/11/1870 782 B Receipt from Edwards & Grimes
   Receipt for $18 paid by Ygnacio del Valle to Edwards & Grimes of San Buenaventura for stoves.  1p. Eng. Pfhw.

ca. 1870 477a E Announcement of courses of study, tuition, etc, of the School of the Sisters of Charity
   Announcement by Sister Scholastica Logsdon, Director, of courses of study, tuition and fees, terms, etc. of the School of the Sisters of Charity at Los Angeles.  Printed in both Spanish and English.  2pp.

ca. 1870 477b E Announcement of courses of study, tuition, etc., of the School of the Sisters of Charity
   Second copy of above.  Printed in both Spanish and English.  2pp.


Box 8
Date Doc. # Code Folder Label/ Description

2/6/1871 1930 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Ybdart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning $10, 000 which a certain Gaspar will loan to delValle at an interest rate of 1 ¼ % per month; also a long discussion of the quality of wines and brandy.  4pp. Span.

2/18/1871 719 B Receipt from H. Newmark & Co.
   Receipt for $192.00 signed by H. Newmark acknowledging payment in full by Ygnacio del Valle of his account.  1p. Eng. Pfhw.

2/25/1871 1641 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin by Ygnacio Garcia to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos concerning business matters and the weather;; postscript reporting the arrival of a brother-in-law of del Valle's from Mexico.  2pp. Span.

3/14/1871 1642 B Letter from Louis Polasky to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Luis Polasky at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos stating that he has just arrived from San Francisco in the company of Antonio Coronel.  1p. Span.

4/11/1871 1643 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle regarding shipment of hoop iron 1 ½ " wide instead of 1 ¾ " as ordered; that none of the latter is to be had, nor any rain-only wind.  2p. Eng.

5/9/1871 778 B Receipt from Goodall & Nelson
   Receipt for freight charge paid by Ygnacio del Valle to Goodall & Nelson.  1p. Eng. Pfhw

5/12/1871 1644 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle regarding the sale of cattle and the location of Mr. McGunzendorfe.  2pp. Eng.

6/8/1871 994 S Merced Theatre ticket for a complimentary benefit
   Merced Theatre ticket for a Complimentary Benefit tendered to Miss Maggie More.  Admission $1.00.  1p. Eng. Prin.

7/7/1871 1656 B Mortgage in the sum of $15,000 made out by Ygnacio del Valle in favor of Polasky & Goodwin upon Rancho San Francisco and del Valle's property in Los Angeles on the Plaza due on July 1, 1873.  4pp. Eng. Pfhw.

7/7/1871 1689 B Promissory note signed by Ygnacio del Valle
   Promissory note secured by the above mortgage in the sum of $15,000 signed by Ygnacio del Valle and witnessed by J. H. Landers. 1p. Eng.

1865-7/8/1871 324c B Leather bound account bood of purchases from J. Jones & Co.
   Leather-bound account book covering purchases made by Ygnacio del Valle from J. Jones & Co. from 1865 through July of 1871; mainly foodstuffs, clothing and household goods.  71pp. Span.

7/10/1871 1909 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning various aspects of the wine-making business such as shipping, prices, quality, bottling, etc. 4pp. Span.

ca. 1871 483 B Sheet of wine labels 
   Sheet of labels for wine from Camulos (white with gold lettering) as bottled by U. Yndart at Santa Barbara.  8 labels on 8 ½  x 11" sheet.

9/27/1841 1671 B  Notice that A.G. Anderson has given his rancho to Antonio Barrella
   Notice by A. G. Anderson that he has placed his rancho together with everything on it in the possession of Antonio Barrella.  1p. Eng.

10/27/1871 571 S Funeral notice of Don Abel Stearns
   Notice of funeral of Don Abel Stearns sent by his wife Doña Arcadia Bandini de Stearns, in-laws J. B. Winston, C. R. Johnson and P. C. Carillo, and several friends including Alfredo Robinson, Pio and Andres Pico, Agustin Olvera, Felipe Lugo and Chas. H. Forbes.  1p. Span. Prin.

11/23/1871 1664 B Letter from A. Packard to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from A. Packard at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning payment of a fee.  1p. Span.

ca. Nov 1871 465e,m P Election tickets for senator, state assembly, and sheriff
   Two copies of an election ticket on which Asa Ellis is listed for State Senator; W. H. Workman and J. W. Venable, Assembly; Wm. R. Rowland for Sheriff, etc.  1p. Eng. Prin.

1/4/1872 1931 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business matters and dealings with Polasky & Goodwin.  2pp. Span.

1/26/1872 1932 F Last Will and Testament of Ysabel del Valle
   Last Will and Testament of Ysabel del Valle by which she leaves all of her property to her husband Ygnacio del Valle.  Witnessed by Ygnacio del Valle, Juventino del Valle and J. W. Horton. 3pp. Span.

1/30/1872 1933 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to " Mi aprecido compadre"
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to "Mi apreciado compadre" (the godfather of his children, presumably Ygnacio del Valle) regarding the shipment of 400 gallons of wine and 20 gallons of cognac.  3pp. Span.

2/1/1872 1668 LG Letter from Thomas R. Bard to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter From Thomas R. Bard at San Buenaventura to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos advising him that he may lease the tract of land previously leased to him for one year at $775.00 for one year longer.  1p. Eng.

2/2/1872 779 B Invoice from Leon Cerf
   Invoice covering oil, candles and tea purchased from Leon Cerf in San Buenaventura by Ygnacio del Valle.  Payment made by Polasky & Goodwin.  1p. Eng. Prin.

2/28/1872 780 B Invoice from L. Lichtenberger
   Invoice covering axles, bolts and other wagon accessories purchased from L. Lichtenberger in Los Angeles by Ygnacio del Valle.  Payment made by Polasky & Goodwin.  1p. Eng. Prin.

2/25/1872 1645 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the above wagon parts and other business matters.  1p. Eng.

3/7/1872 1009g LG  Agreement for Ygnacio del Valle to lease part of Rancho San Francisco
   Agreement whereby the Philadelphia Oil Company through its attorney Thomas R. Bard leases to Ygnacio del Balle for the term of one year at a rental of $775 a portion of Rancho San Francisco containing 14,5000 acres.  2pp. Eng. Pfhw.

3/9/1872 482a E Programme for birthday celebration of President A. Varsi, S.J. of Santa Clara College
   Programme of Exercises celebrating the birthday of President A. Vars, S. J. of Santa Clara College in which Reginaldo del Valle participated.  2pp. Eng. Prin.

3/9/1872 482b E Bill of fare from celebration at Santa Clara College
   Bill of Fare served at a dinner at Santa Clara College commemorating the above.  1p. Eng. Prin.

4/10/1872 482c E Santa Clara College Dramatic Society program from the Merchant of Venice
   Program from the production of the Merchant of Venice by the Santa Clara College Dramatic Society with music provided by the College Brass Band.  1p. Eng. Prin.

7/3/1872 1634a B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business and family affairs.  4pp. Span.

8/8/1872 330 E Santa Clara College academic catalogue for 1871-1872
   Catalogue of Santa Clara College for the Academic year of 1871-2 issued prior to the opening of the session beginning August 5, 1872 giving the courses of study, special instructions, and a list of distinguished a students of the previous session. 38pp. Eng. Prin.
 
9/21/1872 1646 B Letter from a member of the firm of Polasky & Goodwin to Mr. A. Harpending
   Letter from a member of the firm of Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Mr. A. Harpending regarding legal difficulties relative to the non-settlement of a contract covering a certain tract of land.  The writer states that "while it may be legal and correct, it looks to me like sharp practice."  2pp. Eng.

10/22/1872 1634b B Letter from U. Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from U. Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning business affairs and informing del Valle that one of the barrels of wine he had sent turned to vinegar, etc. 3pp. Span.
 
10/23/1872 1675 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to his mother
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle at Santa Clara College to his mother regarding the birth of his new baby brother, sports at school, weather, etc.  3pp. Span.

11/8/1872 815 F Letter from Mrs. John G. Downey to Sra. Del Valle
   Letter from Mrs. John G. Downey to Sra. Del Valle asking her to be the godmother of some little children.  2pp. Span.

11/13/1872 482d E Programme of the Dramatic Entertainment given by Santa Clara College Dramatic Society
   Programme of the "Dramatic Entertainment" given by the Santa Clara College Dramatic Society for the benefit of the Literary Society of the College, presenting "Manasses" and a farce "Guttle and Gulpit".  2pp. Eng. Prin.

1/30/1873 781 E Statement of Reginaldo del Valle's expenses at Santa Clara College
   Statement covering expenses of Reginaldo del Balle at Santa Clara College from August of 1872 to January 5, 1873 in the amount of $220.00 and paid by Ygnacio del Valle.  1p. Eng. Pfhw.

2/20/1873 574 S Funeral notice for Tomasa Pico de Alvarado
   Notice of funeral of Tomasa Pico de Alvarado to be held at the residence of Don Pio Pico; sent by children Diego Alvarado, Jesus A. de Sepulveda, Estefana A. de Johnson and brothers and sisters Concepcion Pico de Carrillo, Maria P. de Ortega, Pio Pico, Ysidora P. de Foster and Andres Pico.  1p. Span. Prin.
 
3/7/1873 1009h LG Agreement for Ygnacio del Valle to continue leasing part of Rancho San Francisco
   Agreement whereby the Philadelphia Oil Company through its attorney Thomas R. Bard continues to lease to Ygnacio del Balle a portion of Rancho San Francisco for the increased rental of $1050.00 per year.  4pp. Eng. Pfhw.

3/8/1873 1684 B Receipt from A. Harpending for the Rancho Temescal mortgage recording fee
   Receipt for payment of recording fee on the mortgage of Rancho Temescal from A. Harpending to Ygnacio del Balle in Santa Barbara County.  1p. Eng.

4/6/1873 816, a F Letter from Alonso Ridley to Ysabel del Valle, w/envelope
   Letter from Alonso Ridley at Vera Cruz o Ysabel del Valle at Camulos acknowledging receipt of her letter and one from Guadalupe Ridley and saying that he is sending little gifts of silver work to the del Valle children.  3pp. Span.

2/6/1873 816b F Letter from Alonso Ridley to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Alonso Ridley at Vera Cruz (enclosed with the above) to Guadalupe Ridley, his daughter, sending his regards from Vera Cruz. 2pp. Span.

5/13/1873 482 S Ticket to Grand Concert benefiting the Philhistorian Literary Society
   Ticket to Grand Concert benefiting the Philhistorian Literary Society.  Note on back in Reginaldo del Valle's hand asking for catalogues. Pfhw.

ca. June 1873 670 F Open letter to the editor of the San Francisco Examiner
   An open letter to the editor of the San Francisco Examiner discussing in detail an article published by the "Daily Union" on February 27, 1873 in regard to the case of John Forster vs. Pio Pico over title to Rancho Santa Margarita which was followed by an article printed by the Examiner containing a "most wanton attack upon the character of John Forster".  6pp. Eng.

6/6/1873 842 B Cablegram from Amsterdam to John Forster
   Cablegram from Amsterdam to John Forster at London signed Jaeger referring to the arrival of Ganahl.  1p. prin. Eng.

6/7/1873 817 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle enclosing a clipping from "Alta California" covering the exams, awarding of prizes and dgrees etc. at Santa Clara College. Compliments Reginaldo on his fine record and prophesies a brilliant future for him.  1p. Span.

6/12/1873 1647 F Letter from L. Polaski to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from L. Polaski at Los Angeles, containing a postscript from Ygnacio Garcia, to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos regarding minor business matters and family affairs.  1p. Span.

7/2/1873 1672 B Receipt from Marta Abila de Padilla
   Receipt signed by Marta Abila de Padilla for $621.50 paid by Ygnacio del Valle; witnessed by Ygnacio Garcia.  1p. Span.

7/7/1873 1670 F List of items delivered to Doña Maria Antonia Yndart
   List of items delivered to Dna. Maria Antonia Yndart including clothing of silk, satin bed clothing and jewlry which may have been part of the material left in care of Mrs. del Valle for Blanca Yndart.  Uns. 1p. Span.

7/21/1873 818 F Letter from John G. Downey to Professor Carr
   Letter from John G. Downey, President, Farmers & Merchants Bank of Los Angeles, to Professor Carr of the State University regarding the future of Reginaldo del Valle and expressing the wish that they assist Reginaldo in arranging for the continuance of his education.  2pp. Eng.

10/9/1873 1648 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnaco del Valle advising him of the shipment by one of the Owens River Teams of some blankets and shoes to him at Lyons Station; they also report the approval of his bond covering distilling operations in September.  2pp. Eng.

10/16/1873 1685 P Telegram from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Telegram from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle announcing his victory in the election for Judge. 1p. Span.

10/18/1873 1630 P Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle reporting Sepulveda's election as District Judge by a majority of 1500 votes and also conveying regards to the family.  2pp. Span.

10/23/1873 1666 F Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Romualdo Pacheco, w/envelope
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Romualdo Pacheco introducing his son Reginaldo who is arriving in San Francisco to study law in the office of Belknap & Winans and requesting Pacheco to assist him if he were able.  1p. Span.

10/25/1873 1631 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda in Los Angeles to Ygnaco del Valle stating that he has given a letter of introduction to Judge Robert Morrison of San Francisco to Reginaldo whom he feels will benefit from meeting Judge Morrison.  2pp.  Span.

10/25/1873 1618 F Letter from Reginaldo F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Reginaldo F. del Valle to his father Ygnacio del Valle reporting his safe arrival in Los Angeles and his intention to leave on the steamer for San Francisco the following morning; Mr. Downey had volunteered to give him a letter of introduction to the firm of Belknap & Winans in San Francisco. 2pp.

10/29/1873 1934 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the sum of $144.00 which del Valle owes to the Federal Agent for the distillation of brandy; also contains family and local news. 4pp. Span.

10/30/1873 1657 B Letter from Einstein & Bernheim to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Einstein & Bernheim at San Buena Ventura to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos regarding goods ordered; they purchased the wool of S. de la Guerra at 10 ½ ¢ per lb; they can offer coffee at 25¢ per lb. which is higher than usual but it sells retail at 33 1/3¢ per lb. and Mr Bernheim is going to San Francisco to buy a winter stock of clothing. 2pp. Eng.

11/1/1873 1673 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle at the Gailhard Hotel, San Francisco, to Ygnacio del Valle reporting that he has found a position as a student lawyer in the office of Winans & Belknap but that it is difficult to find a suitable boarding house; discusses personal affairs. 4pp. Span.

11/3/1873 1008e B Letter from Peo.? W. Young to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Geo? W. Young, Deputy Collector of Internal Revenue, to Ygnacio del Valle regarding "Form 15" which is to filled out and signed and which covers distilling activities. 1p. Eng.

4/14/1874 633 S Ticket to first Invitation Picnic of Occidental Conclave
   Ticket to First Invitation Picnic of Occidental Conclave, No. 5 held in Oakland given to R. F. del Valle, compliments of Adam Smith and Chas. Smith.  1p. prin.

5/18/1874 820 F Letter from Mrs. John G. Downey to Doña Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Mrs. John G. Downey at Los Angeles to Dna. Ysabel del Valle at Camulos concerning health of family and other personal matters.  3pp. Span.

5/21/1874 1619 F Letter from R.F. del Valle to Winans & Belknap office
   Letter from R. F. del Valle from the office of Winans & Belknap in San Francisco to his father regarding the trouble Ygnacio will have in disposing of the brandy and wines from Camulos in the larger liquor stores of the San Francisco through an inability to compete with prices of imported liquors.  He also mentions the capture of Vasquez, a notorious bandit. 4pp. Span.

5/28/1874 1620 F Letter from R.F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from R. F. del Valle at San Francisco to his father concerning personal matters such as money not arriving for room and board; also says they took Vasquez by steamer to Monterey where he would be tried and that huge crowds of curious sightseers thronged to get a look at the bandit and artists came to make pictures of him.  4pp. Span.

6/11/1874 1649 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle informing him that Mr. Glassell is going to commence del Valle's suit against Harpending, Pecha and Shorb on the mortgage and the note.  1p. Eng.

6/25/1874 1935 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle regarding the sale of certain property and inquiries made by Yndart for the loan of some money to del Valle at 1 1/8 % interest per month. 3pp. Span.

7/2/1874 1936 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle concerning a birthday present and a loan which del Valle has managed to secure at a low rate of interest.  2pp. Eng.

7/9/1874 1655 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle stating that it will take $15,000 for del Valle to settle his account.  1p. Eng.

9/14/1874 819 F Letter from J. Lancaster Brent to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from J. Lancaster Brent at Ashland, Louisiana to Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos telling of the events of his life during the past 13 years.  He describes the operations of his large sugar plantation, general conditions in the South after the Civil War, difficulties of travel to California, and many other items of interest.  he also expresses his sadness at no longer being able to write in Spanish and at the long separation between himself and his California friends. 12pp. Eng.

9/17/1874 1650 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle reporting that Mr. J. de B. Shorb has returned from San Francisco and that he is prepared to offer $7,500 to settle the Temescal Claim; he wishes to know if del Valle will accept the sum.  1p. Eng

9/23/1874 821 B Letter from Andres Pico to Pio Pico
   letter from Andres Pico at Los Angeles written by F. V. C. de Mondran to Pio Pico at San Francisco concerning business discussed in a previous letter.  Postscript from de Mondran.  1p. Span.

9/26/1874 1937 L Antonio Maria Varela's cattle brand registration
   Registration of callt brand "S" by Antonio Maria Varela in Los Angeles County, recorded by J. W. Gillette.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

10/19/1874 1688 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle stating that Mr. I. W. Hellman of the Farmers & Merchants Bank has been instructed by the Bank of California to pay $10,000 to del Valle in settlement of the claim against Harpending, Peachy and Shorb.  1p. Eng.

10/25/1874 1686 B Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Polasky & Goodwin
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle at Camulos to Polasky & Goodwin in answer to the above stating that he is unable to accept the offer until certain other matters arising from the claim are settled.  2pp. Span.

10/30/1874 1938 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning a cargo of wine and a request for a formula for distillation of wine.  2pp. Span.

11/13/1874 1690 LG Release and satisfaction of judgment signed by Ygnacio del Valle
   A release and satisfaction of judgment signed by Ygnacio del Valle for full payment of the mortgage securing the payment of $10,000 by A. Harpending; release of another mortgage in return for the payment of $2500 by J. de Barth Shorb and the payment of $2985 by A. C. Peachy. Certified copy of the original.  4pp. Eng.

12/3/1874 822 F Letter from Alonzo Ridley to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Alonzo Ridley at Mexico City to Ysabel del Valle sending greetings for the new year to the family and "kisses" to his daughter Guadalupe.  1p. Span.

ca. 1874 980 R Notes on the life of Fr. Francisco de Jesus Sanchez
   Some handwritten notes on the life of Fr. Francisco de Jesus Sanchez who arrived in San Diego in 1841 and who served at the mission at Santa Barbara from 1849 to 1874.  1p. Span. uns.


Aug 1875 997 N Our Book Circular, published by Louis Lewin
   Our Book Circular, published monthly by Louis Lewin, Bookseller, Newsdealer, and Stationer, Temple Block Spring St., Los Angeles Ca.  Current listing of publishers and their offerings, short columns on Literary and Trade Items, Foreign Literary Notes, Newspapers and Periodicals, New School-Books, Music Notes. 8pp. pr.

8/21/1875 324e B Leather bound account book of purchases from and transactions via Polasky & Goodwin
   Leather-bound account book covering purchases made by Ygnacio del Valle from Polasky & Goodwin of Los Angeles from July 7, 1871 through August 21, 1875; also listed are many other business transactions handled by Polasky & Goodwin for del Valle in Los Angeles.  Approx. 62pp. Eng.

10/1/1875 476 E Ulpiano del Valle's report card from Franciscan College
   Report card of Ulpiano del Valle from Franciscan College at Santa Barbara signed by J. M. Romo, President.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

1875 A-30  Directory of the City of Los Angeles, California from 1875. Paper bound 173 pages. Eng. Prin.

11/13/1875 1010 S Four pages from Harper's Bazar containing New York fashion news and miscellaneious items and advertisements.  4pp. pr. Eng.

ca. 1876 498 P Picture of Sebastian Lerdo de Tejada, candidate of "La Ley Fundamental" for President of Mexico for the term from 1876 to 1880.  1p. Span. prin.

1876 488 LG Guide map to city of San Francisco for Langley's San Francisco Directory showing ranchos, reservations and street plan. pr.

2/8/1876 1680 B-P Notice of assessment for the widening and improving of Alameda Street
   Notice of Assessment for the widening and improving of Alameda Street served on R. del Valle in the amount of $123.13 signed by M. Kremer, Clerk of the Common Council of the City of Los Angeles.  2pp. Eng. pfhw.

3/7/1876 575 S Note from Pio Pico to Doña Ysadora Pico de Forster
   Note from Pio Pico at Los Angeles to his sister Dna. Ysidora Pico de Forster asking her to come to the funeral of their brother Andres Pico and expressing the great sadness which he has experienced as a result of the loss of his brother.  2pp. Span.

3/9/1876 1691 LG Testimony regarding the arbitration between Thomas del Valle and Ygnacio del Valle
 1692  Testimony regarding the arbitration between Thomas del Valle and Ygnacio delvalle under a stipulation to settle certain proerty rights in dispute; involves a tract of land in Santa Barbara County and contains the testimony of Tomas del Valle, Jose Ygnacio del Valle and Ygnacio del Valle.  A separate buy attached testimony of Josefa Rodriquez del Valle, wife of Tomas del Valle is also included. 22p. Span.

3/11/1876 1683 LG Testimony of Juan Rodriguez concerning arbitration between Tomas and Ygnacio del Valle
   Testimony of Juan Rodriquez in connection with the above litigation over the property rights of Tomas and Ygnacio del Valle recalling an incident occurring in December of 1866, which incident had some bearing on the matter in dispute. 7pp. Span.

4/8/1876 1658 B Letter from Einstein & Bernheim to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Einstein & Bernheim at San Buenaventura to Ygnacio del Valle regarding the price of wool; they are paying 11 cents per pound.  1p. Eng.

5/3/1876 1659 B Draft of a letter to Einstein & Bernheim
   Draft of a letter to Einstein & Bernheim dated at Camulos concerning payment on wool in which del Valle protests payment of a lower price than the 11¢ offered by the firm on April 8.  2pp. Span. uns.

5/4/1876 1660 B Letter from Einstein & Bernheim to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Einstein & Bernheim at San Buenaventura to Ygnacio del Valle saying that they had made no binding offer because del Valle had not answered their letter of April 8th accepting or refusing the offer.  2pp. Eng.

5/11/1876 1651 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle requesting a bottle of medicine which Maria del Valle makes for a Mr. G. B. Caswell.  1p. Eng.

5/16/1876 1621 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle at San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the sale of wool and requesting $40 for necessities.  1p. Span.

5/23/1876 1622 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Ygmnacio del Valle concerning personal matters and expressing regret that their friend Polaski is sick. 2pp. Span.

5/24/1876 1652 F Letter from Luis Polaski to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Luis Polaski at Los Angeles to Ygnacio delValle at Camulos regarding personal and family matters; says that the medicine arrived and was used to goo0d advantage by Sra. Caswell.  Postscript added by Ygnacio Garcia sending regards to the family. 2pp. Span.

5/26/1876 1674 F Letter from D. Pujol to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from D. Pujol at Arroyo Seco to Ygnacio del Valle saying that his crop of wheat will be large and requesting del Valle to send half a dozen bottles of Mrs. del Valle's cure for dyspepsia by Wells, Fargo Express.  1p. Span.

5/29/1876 1677 F Letter from Josefa R. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Josefa R. del Valle to her father Ygnacio del Valle from Escuela de las Hermanas regarding family matters and a proposed visit by del Valle to the school.  3pp. Span.

5/31/1876 1939 E Programme from the Franciscan College
   Programme given by the Franciscan College in which Antonio del Valle gives a recitation, sings a song and plays the piano.  1p. Eng. prin.

6/5/1876 1676 F Letter from Josefa R. del Valle to her mother
   Letter from Josefa R. del Valle at the Escuela de las Hernamas (Sisters School) in Los Angeles to her mother at Camulos concerning school and family matters.  3pp. Span.

6/11/1876 1669 B Letter from George W. Young to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from George W. Young, Collector of Internal Revenue at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle requesting the immediate return of the form covering the amount of brandy sold during May.  1p. Eng.

6/13/1876 1673 F Letter from R. F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from R. F. del Valle at San Francisco to his father Ygnacio del Valle advising that he will leave S. F.  on the 28th; talks about studies, wheather, etc. 2pp. Span.

6/14/1876 1940 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning his cha ge of residence and personal matters.  2pp. Span.

6/23/1876 1624 B Letter from R. F. del Valle to his father
   Letter from R. F. del Valle to his father concerning a note which is due to Sr. Pujol; that he had been to see Sr. Sanjurjo and that he would be leaving on the 28th.  1p. Span.

6/27/1876 1661 B Letter from Einstein & Bernheim to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Einstein & Bernheim to Ygnacio del Valle politely requesting payment of his account.  1p. Eng.

10/14/1876 1687 B Certificate for one share of stock in the Compañia Publicista de La Crónica
   Certificate for one share of stock in the Compañia Publicista de La Crónica issued to Reginald F. del Valle for Fifty pesos; signed by A. F. Coronel, President and Pastor de Célis, Secretary.  1p. Span. pfhw.

11/13/1876 1679 LG Deed from Ygnacio del Valle granting Josefa Rodriguez land in Santa Barbara
   Deed whereby Ygnacio del Valle grants to Josefa Rodriquez del Valle a certain piece of land in the City of Santa Barbara, Block No. 192 bounded by Ortega Street, Anacapa Street, Dela Guerra Street and State Street.  1p. Eng.

11/23/1876 1693 B Promissory note to A. Packard signed by Ygnacio del Valle
   Promissory note for $100 signed by Ygnacio del Valle in favor of A. Packard for professional services rendered by Packard in the case of Tomas del Valle vs. Ygnacio del Valle.  1p. Span.

12/7/1876 1639a F Biographical sketch of Ygnacio del Valle
   Brief [auto?]biographical sketch of Ygnacio del Valle probably recorded for H. H. Bancroft's Pioneer Index giving pertinent details of del Valle's life and family. 2 copies. 4pp. Span. uns.

12/7/1876 1939b F Translation of Ygnacio del Valle's biographical sketch made by A. Woodward
   Translation of the life sketch of Ygnacio del Valle made by A. Woodward. 3pp. Eng. Typescript.

12/27/1876 1654 B Letter from Francisco Pico to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Francisco Pico at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the payment of 600 pesos in gold to del Valle's account in partial payment of a debt.  1p. Span.

12/30/1876 1628 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle sending greetings for the new year and other news of family interest.  2pp. Span.

ca. 1877 326 B Pocket notebook used by Reginaldo del Valle
   Pocket pencil notebook used by Reginaldo delValle in making various notiation with regard to land claims, letters to be sent and other business items.  Approx. 20pp. Eng.

1877 ? 1941 B Unsigned agreement between Apolinaria Lorenzana and Reginaldo del Valle
   Agreement unsigned and undated as to month and day between Apolinaria Lorenzana of Santa Barbara and Reginaldo del Valle of San Francisco concerning a rancho known as "Jamacha" in San Diego County.  3pp. Eng.

1/2/1877 1629 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle telling of the arrival of a small box from Mexico containing artificial flowers, that he is sending same to Camulos, that he has had news of J. L. Brent, etc.  3pp. Span.

1/30/1877 1663 B Letter from Daly & Rogers to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Daly & Rodgers, dealers in building materials in San Buenaventura, to Ygnacio del Valle concerning lumber rates and interest on unpaid accounts.  1p. Eng.

1/31/1877 1632 B Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Santa Barbara regarding business matters to Ygnacio del Valle; tells of the abatement of an epidemic; that he expects to leave for Los Angeles soon to open court, etc.  2pp. Span.

2/2/1877 1633 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle thanking him for a clipping which he sent and discussing a court case to be held in Los Angeles.  2pp. Span.

2/9/1877 1653 B Letter from Polasky & Goodwin to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Polasky & Goodwin at Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle advising him that they had received $360 from Pico & co. and had sent same to Einstein & Bernheim less $2.00 for the exchange.  1p. Eng.

2/20/1877 993 LG Newspaper clipping from The Daily Union containing several Summons issued by the District Court of the 18th District in San Diego County with regard to foreclosure on certain lands.  2pp. pr, Eng.

3/15/1877 823 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to his mother
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle at San Francisco to his mother concerning the law exams which are coming up. 1p. Span.

4/4/1877 824 F Letter from Fr. Jose Romo to Mrs. Del Valle
   Letter from Fr. Jose Romo of the Franciscan College to Mrs. del Valle telling her that he is going to offer prayers on April 9, 10 and 11 for the success of Reginaldo in taking his exams.  1p. Span.

4/5/1877 825 F Letter from John G. Downey to Mrs. Del Valle
   Letter from John G. Downey at Los Angeles to Mrs. del Valle concerning the exams which Reginaldo will take and that he has written to Chief Justice Wallace asking him to give Reginaldo every consideration.  3pp. Eng.

4/6/1877 829 F Letter from Sister Scholastica Logsdon to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Sister Schlastica Logsdon at Los Angeles to Ysabel del Valle concerning the reopening of school after a small-pox epidemic had disappeared and thanking her for the dollar which she had sent for mass.  2pp. Span.

4/10/1877 844 F Telegram from Jose G. Estudillo to Mrs. del Valle
   Telegram from Jose G. Estudillo at Sacramento to Mrs. del Valle informing her that Reginaldo was admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court.  1p. Span.

4/11/1877 848 F Newspaper clipping of successful applicants examined by the Supreme Court
   Newspaper clipping announcing the successful applicants who were examined by the Supreme Court for admission to practice.  Among the 33 candidates admitted was Reginaldo del Valle sponsored by J. P. Hoge and Joseph Winans of San Francisco.  1p. Eng. prin.

4/12/1877 1682 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ygnacio del Valle congratulating him on Reginaldo's passing of the exams, which news he received from Jose Estuidlo.  3pp. Span.

4/13/1877 826 F Letter from Jose Estudillo to Doña Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Jose Estudillo written from the Treasury Department of the State of California to Dna. Ysabel del Valle saying that he had just talked to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court who had said that Reginaldo was very capable.  1p. Span.

4/17/1877 827 F Letter from Ramona S. de Haley to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Ramona S. de Haley at Los Angeles to her cousin Ysabel del Valle offering her congratulations for Reginaldo's having been admitted to the bar.  1p. Span.

4/18/1877 828 F Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle at San Francisco to Ysabel del Valle discussing the exams and an offer by Mr. Winans to remain in the office until he has decided where to practice.  2pp. Span.

4/28/1877 515 S Invitation to the wedding of Nathalie du Py and Monsieur Constant Mangin
   Invitation to the wedding of Nathalie du Py to Monsiur Constant Mangin sent by Dr. and M. Gibelin du Py.  1p. Fr. prin.

5/15/1877 830 F Letter from Ygnacio Garcia to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Garcia at Los Angeles to Ysabel del Valle concerning personal matters.  2pp. Span.

7/30/1877 831 B Letter from Father Pedro Romo to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from Father Pedro Romo at the Franciscan College at Santa Barbara to Reginaldo del Valle at Camulos regarding matters of business connected with lands.  2pp. Span.

9/3/1877 858 S Pamphlet: The Peanut, published by Badlam & Winans
   Pamphlet called The Peanut published weekly by Badlam & Winans in San Francisco.  An "amateur journal" consisting of local news and advertisements.

10/25/1877 677 S Invitation to join the Sociedad Española
   Invitation to join the Sociedad Española, an organization to preserve the heritage and unity of the Spanish speaking people of California and to serve as a  charitable organization for the needy.  1p. Span. prin.

11/5/1877 1625 F Letter from R.F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from R. F. del Valle in San Francisco to Ygnacio del Valle telling of labor troubles, strikes, desertion of the city streets, etc.  the chief objection being against Chinese labor; the militia is on the alert.  2pp. Span.

11/15/1877 1662 B Letter from Einstein & Bernheim to Ygnacuio del Valle
   Letter from Einstein & Bernheim at San Buenaventura to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the price of beans and corn.  1p.  Eng.

11/29/1877 1667a B Letter from Santa Paula Flour Mills to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Sant aPaula Flour Mills to Ygnacio del Valle enclosing a bill for grinding wheat.  1p. Eng.

11/29/1877 1667b B Bill sent to Ygnacio del Valle by Blanchard & Bradley
   Bill for grinding wheat for $12.00 sent to Ygnacio del Valle by Blanchard & Bradley agents for the Santa Paula Flour mills 1p. Eng. pfhw.

12/1/1877 1681 B License for Traders & Keepers of Livery Stables issued to Ygnacio del Valle
   License for Traders and Keepers of Livery Stables issued to Ygnacio del Valle by S. F. Castin, County Auditor of Ventura County; license includes the selling of wines and distilled liquors; rate of $1.00 per month.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

12/14/1877 975 S Invitation to the Sociedad Española anniversary dance
   Invitation to attend a dance honoring the first anniversary of the Sociedad Española on December 29 at Platt's Hall, San Francisco, sent by Reginaldo F. del Valle, Andres Mauri and Pedro A. Aguirre.  1p. Span. prin.

12/29/1877 678 S Invitation, ticket, and ribbon for the Sociedad Española anniversary dance
   Invitation, ticket of admission and ribbon for the above dance celebrating the first anniversary of theSociedad Española.  2pp. Span. prin.

1/20/1878 1740 S Invitation to the wedding and reception of Annie Polaski and Isaac B.L. Brandt
   Invitation to Mr. I. W. Del Valle & family to attend wedding of Annie Polaski to Isaac B. L. Brandt.  5 pieces. hw.

2/14/1878 857 S Advertisement for the periodical El Joven
   Advertisement for a periodical El Joven to be printed in Spanish and circulated in California; sent by A. Cuyas, Director.  1p. Span. prin.

5/20/1878 1490 R Biographical sketch of Father Jose Maria Romo de Jesus
   Life sketch of Father Jose Marie Romo de Jesus born in the city of Lagos de Moreno in Jalisco in 1825 giving varius details of his life in Mexico and California; written at the request of Dna. Ysabel Varela delValle.  2pp. Span.

6/14/1878 477 E Program of Premium Distribution at the Sister's School commencement exercises
   Program of the Distribution of Premiums at the Sister's School in Los Angeles at the Commencement exercises.  3pp. Eng. prin.

6/19/1878 479 E Exercise program of the Fourth Graduating Class of Los Angeles High School
   Program of the Exercises of the Fourth Graduating Class of Los Angeles High School held in Turnverein Hall; includes a copy of the Class Song.  3pp. Eng. prin.

6/24/1878 832 B Letter from Fr. Jose Romo de Jesus to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from Fr. Jose Romo de Jesus at the Franciscan College to Reginaldo del Valle concerning business negotiations with Apolinaria Lorenzana.  1p. Span.

8/19/1878 937 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning the distilling of brandy, stills and permits for Camulos Ranch.  2pp. Span.

8/21/1878 1626 F Letter from Reginaldo F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Reginaldo F. del Valle written at his law office at 38 Temple Block, Los Angeles, to Ygnacio del Valle concerning minor business matters, sale of stock, etc.  1p. Span.

8/26/1878 1635 B Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ygnacio del Valle concerning a matter of finance which is difficult to explain; asks Ygnacio's help in untangling the situation.  2pp. Span.

8/31/1878 576 S Invitation to the funeral of Pedro Antonio Avila
   Invitation to attend funeral of Pedro Antonio Avila, husband of Maria Ballesteros de Avila, who died at the age of 56; he was a cousin of Antonio Ygnacio Sepulveda, Antonio Maria Varela, Tomas Sanchez and Andronico Sepulveda.  1p. Span.

9/10/1878 1942a B Copy of a letter from L. & J. made by Reginaldo del Valle and sent to Ygnacio del Valle
   Copy of a letter from L. & J. a business firm in Los Angeles, made by Reginaldo del Valle and sent to Ygnacio del Valle, concerning a shipment of bad wine, 900 gallons of Oporto, spoiled because the liquor had been shipped in barrels which had formerly contained whiskey or other wines.  2pp. Span.

9/12/1878 1924b B Letter from Reginaldo del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle concerning -1924a
   Letter from Reginaldo del Valle in Los Angeles to Ygnacio del Valle enclosing the above and explaining the difficulty.  2pp. Span.

9/25/1878 1627 B Letter from R.F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from R. F. del Valle to Ygnacio del Valle advising that he paid Miguel Perez the sum of $50 and discusses other business matters.  1p. Span.

11/16/1878 977 S Invitation to the funeral of Frederick Alexander McDougall
   Invitation to attend funeral of Frederick Alexander McDougall, a native of Scotland, at the family residence at San Pedro Street.  2p. Eng. pr.

ca. 1879 1929 P Telegram from Bowls E. Taney to Reginaldo del Valle
   Telegram fromBowls E. Taney to Reginaldo delValle giving a few of the election returns from Anaheim and containing the question "How is New York?"  1p. Eng.

5/12/1879 1008 B Letter from J.M. Soto to Ygnacio del Valle
   Letter from J. M. Soto, dealer in Real Estate, Grain and Wool, offering his sympathy to Ygnacio del Valle because of his recent accident.  1p. Span.

5/17/1879 1637 F Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Reginaldo
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Reginaldo telling him of some business matters but containing a postscript written by Josefa delValle saying that each day her father is getting worse.  1p. Span.

7/11/1879 1636 B Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Reginaldo concerning business affairs with Mr. Newhall; also discusses such matters as corks for wine bottles, shipments, etc.  2pp. Span.

7/26/1879 1638 B Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio del Valle to Reginaldo about the price of wine, then selling at 50¢ per gallon; that the probable reason for the olives spoiling was lack of sufficient water and salt.  2pp. Span.

Nov. 1879 465a P First Supervisorial Election Ticket for Regular Farmers and Workingmen's Party
   Election ticket for the Regular Farmers and Workingmen's Party for the First Supervisorial District in the election of 1879; for Governor, Wm. F. White; Lt. Gov. W. R. Andrus. 1p. Eng. prin.

Nov. 1879 465c P Republican Party election ticket for the First Supervisor District
   Election ticket of the Republican Party for the First Supervisor District in 1879; George C. Perkins for Governor; John Mansfield, Lt. Gov; Romualdo Pacheco, rep. to Congress; Lewis Wolfskill, County Auditor.  1p. Eng. prin.
Nov. 1879 465b P Republican Party election ticket for the First Supervisor District
   Copy of above.
Nov. 1879 465d P Democratic Party election ticket
   Election ticket of the Democratic Party in 1879; Hugh J. Glenn for Governor; Levi Chase, Lt. Go. R. F. del Valle as Member of Assembly; Wm. R. Rowland, Sheriff; Ygnacio Sepulveda, Superior Judge. 1p. Eng. prin.

1880 yr 1770 P Special Publication of the Daily Morning Call a San Francisco weekly newspaper giving sketches of all of the members of the legislature for 1880, a copy of their signatures and various political cartoons. 4pp. prin.

1880 1773 P Card for recording 1880 electoral votes
   Program for recording electoral vote of 1880 and record of past electoral voting (W. S. Hancock v. James A. Garvield). pr.

1/5/1880 1944a E Letter from D. V. C. de Mondran to Ygnacio Sepulveda
   Letter from D. V. C. de Mondran at La Purnte to Ygnacio Sepulveda asking him to contact Reginaldo del Valle regarding school rules for the Appointment of school inspector.  1p. Span.

1/5/1880 1944b E Tentative list of rules for school inspector by D.V.C. Mondran
   Tentative list of rules for school inspector drawn up by D. V. C. de Mondran giving duties, salary, etc.  1p. Span.

1/29/1880 1945 P Petition drawn up by a Citizen's Committee with signatures of prominent citizens
   Petition drawn up by a Citizens Committee of Los Angeles to be presented to their representative in the assembly regarding taxation, water laws, corporations, etc. signed by 100 prominent residents of Los Angeles. 4pp. Eng.

1/31/1880 1955 P Letter from S.H. Mott to Hon. J.P. West, Hon. Green, and Hon. del Valle
   Letter from S. H. Mott, Secretary of the above Committee, to Hon. J. P. West, Hon. Green, Hon. del Valle at Sacramento enclosing the resolutions adopted by the Committee and asking them for their consideration. 2pp. Eng.

2/22/1880 1946 P Letter from John G. Downey to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from John G. Downey at Los Angeles to Reginaldo del Valle in Sacramento regarding a proposed revenue bill, changes in the State Constitution and the possibility of getting a normal school established.  3pp. Eng.

3/20/1880 1948 P Letter from S. H. Mott to R.F. del Valle
   Letter from S. H. Mott at Los Angeles to R. F.  del Valle in Sacramento thanking him for his interest in the proposed bill to be submitted to the Legislature.  2pp. Eng.

3/22/1880  1949a E Letter from W.H. Workman to R. F. del Valle
   Letter from W. H. Workman at Los Angeles to R. F. del Valle stating that he will donate ten acres of land in Boyle Heights for a Normal School site.  2pp. Eng.

3/20/1880 1949b E Letter from L.A. School board to R.F. del Valle
   Letter from the Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles to R. F. del Valle containing a resolution that the Board of Education will allow the State Normal School the use of such rooms in the High School Building which will be necessary until a Branch Normal School can be constructed provided the state will provide $50,000 for the construction of such building.  1p. Eng.

3/20/1880 1949c E Certification concerning land for a State Normal School
   Certification by W. W. Robinson, city Clerk of Los Angeles, of a resolution by the City Council to donate all or part of a 50 acre tract for the purposes of a State Normal School.  1p. Eng.

3/22/1880 1950  E Certified copy of an L.A. city Counsel to donate land for a State Normal School
   Certified copy of a resolution of the city Council of Los Angeles to donate ten acres of the fifty-acre tract known as the R. R. Workshop Tract for the location of a State Normal School.  Signed by W. W. Robinson, Clerk of the Council.  1p. Eng.

4/7/1880 833 F Letter from Romualdo Pacheco to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from Romualdo Pacheco from the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. to Reginaldo del Valle at Sacramento offering his sympathy upon receipt of the news of the death of Ygnacio del Valle.  1p. Span.

4/10/1880 1953a F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ysabel del Valle regarding several newspaper clippings reporting the death of Ygnacio, which he has enclosed, and that he has written to Bancroft as he believes del Valle will probably be immortalized in his book on the History of California.  1p. Span.

4/12/1880 1952 F Letter from Charles Fernald to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter of sympathy from Charles Fernald of Santa Barbara to Ysabel del Valle. 2pp. Eng.


1880 1898 S Holiday Card
   Holiday card w/"Compliments of the Season 1880" written on the front.  uns. 1p. pr.

1880 1943 F Assessment list of Ygnacio del Valle's estate
   Assessment list of the Estate of Ygnacio del Valle for the year 1880 giving a list of real and personl property contained in the estate.  2pp. Eng.

5/28/1880 666 F Ventura Superior Court notice concerning Ygnacio del Valle's will
   Notice by Superior Court of Ventura, California of the proving of the will of Ygnacio del Valle and for hearing for the application of Ysabel del Valle for the issuance to her of Letters testamentary when and where any person interested may appear and contest the same.  pr.

5/31/1880 253 E Semi-annual Report from St. Vincent's College on Ulpiano del Valle
   Semi-Annual Report from St. Vincent's College on the studies and conduct of Ulpiano del Valle; classes include Christian Doctrine, Arithmetic, Geography, English, Elecution, Spanish and French 1p. Eng.

10/7/1880 834 B Letter from John Forster to his son
   Letter from John Forster at San Diego to his son assuring him that the railroad from Needles to San Diego is to become a reality; discusses various railroad problems.  2pp. Eng.

2/20/1881 1956 F List of articles sent to Ulpiano Yndart
   A list of articles sent to Ulpiano Yndart, written in pencil probably by Ysabel del Valle.  1p. Span.

3/19/1881 1957 B Notice from the Department of Interior, Census Office, to Ysabel del Valle
   Notice from the Department of Interior, Census Office, to Ysabel del Valle to fill out and return an enclosed form concerning Breweries and Distilleries by May 1.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

3/29/1880 1798 F Western Union telegraph from Juventina del Valle to R. F. del Valle
   Western Union Telegraph from Juventina del Valle at Newhall, Ca. to R. F. del Valle, at Sadramento, telling Reginaldo to come home quickly because his father is very ill. 1pp. Span.

4/25/1881 577 S Prayer request for the late Concepcion L. Palomares
   Request for prayers for Concepcion L. Palomares who died April 18, 1881 at Pomona; sent by Francisco Palomares and Tomas Palomares.  1p. Span. prin.

4/25/1881 835 F Postcard from R.F. del Valle to his mother
   Postal Card from R. F. del Valle in Los Angeles to his mother advising that the wedding of Albert Rimpau and Miss Woodworth was taking place that day.  1p. Span.

Aug 1881 983 F List of the First Division, presumably at St. Vincent's College
   List of the First Division presumably at St. Vincent's College as it includes the name of Ulpiano del Valle.

11/13/1881 1958 F Letter from Ulpiano del Valle to his brother
   Letter from Ulpiano del Valle at Santa Clara College to his brother (probably Reginaldo) giving an account of his activities, asking for some money and sending good wishes.  4pp. Span.

12/27/1881 170 S Menu from the wedding of Gussie and Jacques Blum, printed on satin
   Menu printed on white satin which was used at the wedding feast given by Isador Polanski in 1881 for his sister Gussie and Jacques Blum.

1/18/1882 578 S Funeral Notice of Claudina Rimpau
   Funeral notice reporting the death of Claudina Rimpau, age 21, sent by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Rimpau at Anaheim.  1p. Eng. prin.

3/3/1882 484b S Popular song sent to Miss Guadalupe Soto from Mary C. Cruz Real
   Popular song sent to Miss Guadalupe Soto, Chino Ranch, San Bernardino Co., from Mary C. Cruz Real. Span.

3/31/1882 1959 B Deed for Main St. property, L. A., from Ephraim and Aranstina Greenbaum to John F. Holdbrook et. al.
   Deed to property on Main Street in Los Angeles from Ephraim Greenbaum and Aranstina Greenbaum to John F. Holdbrook, Cyrus Willard, et. al. 4pp. Eng. pfhw.

4/15/1882 1960 B Deed to property near Franklin St. from Henry and Ina Peterson to Leslie F. Gay
   Deed to property near Franklin Street in Los Angeles from Henry F. Peterson and Ina L. Peterson, residents of Oakland, to Leslie F. Gay of Los Angeles in consideration of the sum of $2500.  4pp. Eng. pfhw.

5/11/1882 482 E Program of the second annual reunion of Santa Clara College Alumni
   Program of the second annual reunion of the Alumni of Santa Clara College featuring an address by R. F. del Valle on "The American Citizen" 3pp. Eng. prin.

6/5/1882 1748 E Program to the 31st annual commencement, Santa Clara College
   Program of 31st annual commencement, Santa Clara College. pr.

8/5/1882 933 P A lengthy sketch of the life of Juan Bautista Alvarado written on the occasion of his death on July 13, 1882 by Manuel Castro for La Republica a newspaper in San Francisco.  1p. Span. prin.

10/3/1882 836 F Letter from Ulpiano Yndart to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Ulpiano Yndart at Santa Barbara to Ysabel del Valle concerning his election as County Treasurer and asking her support. 2pp. Span.

12/8/1882 1961 B Decree of Final Settlement and Distribution concerning Agnes Peterson's estate
   Decree of Final Settlement and Distribution in the Estate of Agnes Peterson including the distribution of property located on Franklin St. in Los Angeles to Henry B. Peterson and Ina L. Peterson. (see no. 1960) 5pp. Eng.

12/8/1882 1962 B Deed to property in the City of Los Angeles from Leslie F. Gay to Andrew Glassell
   Deed to property in the City of Los Angeles from Leslie F. Gay to Andrew Glassell in consideration of the sum of $4500.00.  4pp. Eng.

1/8/1883 1963 B Deed to property on First Street from R. M. and J. P. Widney to John F. Forster
   Deed to property on First Street between Main and Spring Streets from R. M. Widney and J. P. Widney to John F. Forster for the sum of $9,450.00.  4pp. Eng. pfhw.

1/17/1883 1964 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Ysabel del Valle enclosing a rosary which he obtained at the Sanctuary of Guadalupe and which is 210 years of age.  1p. Span. (Rosary beads are of wood except for a large blue glass bead at bottom).

1/20/1883 1965 F Telegram sent by C. J. Prudhomme to Ysabel del Valle c/o Judge Ygnacio Sepulveda
   Telegram sent by C. J. Prudhomme at Mojave, Calif. to Ysabel del Valle in care of Judge Ygnacio Sepulveda saying "Josefita answers that they arrived safely".  1p. Span.

2/10/1883 1966 B Agreement between Louis Lichtenberger and J. F. Forster
   Agreement between Louis Lichtenberger and J. F. Forster for the erection of a wall dividing two adjoining lots owned by the parties on First Street between Main and Spring.  4pp. Eng.

2/26/1883 985 S Program of the play "The City" given by Leonard Grover's Comedy Co.
   Program of a play "The City" given by Leonard Grover's Comedy Co. in Los Angeles.  1p. Eng. prin.

7/2/1883 1967 B Deed to property on Franklin St. from Andrew Glassell to John F. Forster
   Deed to property on Franklin Street in Los Angeles from Andrew Glassell to John F. Forster in consideration of the sum of $6,750.00.  4pp. Eng. pfhw.

7/13/1883 1968 B Receipt for $100 paid by T. E. Rowan on the Greenbaum lot
   Receipt for $100.00 paid by T. E. Rowan, agent for John F. Forster, on the Greenbaum lot, signed by M. L. Wicks.  1p. Eng.

7/24/1883 1969 B Opinion on Eagle Armory & Building Association's abstract of title to the Greenbaum property
   Opinion ofn the abstract of title made by the Eagle Armory andBuilding Association to the Greenbaum property for John F. Forster given by Glassell, Smith and Palton, Attorneys at Law.  3pp. Eng.

9/10/1883 621 S Dance program for a ball given by Ora N. Kent
   Dance program for a ball given by Ora N. Kent previous to the opening of his new store in Newhall. 4pp. prin.

10/6/1883 1970 B Notice of payment due to B. F. French, contractor, by John F. Forster
   Notice to John F. Forster by B. F. French, Contractor for his building on First Street, that the sum of $2200.00 is due on the contract.  1p. Eng. pfhw.

12/7/1883 622 S Dance program for a dance given by Los Angeles Lodge of A.O.U.W.
   Dance Card for dance given by the Los Angeles Lodge of A.O.U.W. probably belonging to Josefa del Valle.  1p. prin.

12/8/1883 1971 B Notice of payment due to B. F. French, contractor, by John Forster
   Notice to John Forster by B. F. French that the sum of $2781.94 is due on the contract; receipt for the amount in full signed by Benj. Mott & Co. on Dec. 12, 1883 on the reverse side.  1p. Eng.

12/12/1883 1972 B Deed to property on Main St., Los Angeles, from Samuel C. Brown to John F. Forster
   Deed to property on Main Street in Los Angeles from Samuel C. Brown to John F. Forster for the sum of $4,000.00.   4pp. Eng. pfhw.

12/18/1883 1974 B Survey of Rancho Temascal made by Wm. P. Reynolds
   Survey of Rancho Temascal made by Wm. P. Reynolds (pencil sketch) 1p.

12/19/1883 1973 B Lease and Agreement between John Forster and N. A. Covarrubias
   Lease and Agreement between John Forster and N. A. Covarrubias for the lease of a livery stable to Covarrubias on First Street, between Spring and Main Streets.  5pp. Eng.

12/24/1883 623 S Dance program for the Grand Military Ball given by the Eagle Corps.
   Dance program for the Grand Military Ball given by the members of the Eagle Corps. upon the opening of the new armory.  4pp. Eng. prin.

12/25/1883 627 S Dance program for the "Degree of Honor Social"
   Dance program of the "Degree of Honor Social" 4pp. prin.

2/13/1884 624 S Program for dance given by the Young Ladies of Los Angeles
   Program for dance given by the Young Ladies of Los Angeles at Nadeau Hall.  4pp. prin.

3/17/1884 625 S Dance program for the Ancient Order of Hibernian's annual ball
   Program for annual ball of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Los Angeles.  4pp. prin.

4/14/1884 1735 F Invitation to the wedding of Miss Chonita Palomares to Edward G. Avila
   Invitation to the wedding of Miss Chonita Palomares to Edward G. Avila. pr.

5/25/1884 1975 B Trust deed given by A. F. MacKay to John F. Forster
   Trust Deed given by A. F. MacKay to John F. Forster for the sum of $8,000.00; Thomas Mott and J. R. Tobersman as sureties.  2pp. Eng.

6/5/1884 1976 F Letter from Josefa R. del Valle to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Josefa R. del Valle to her mother Ysabel del Valle telling of her safe arrival at the home of Doña Ramona and giving family news.  4pp. Span.

6/14/1884 1977 F Letter from J. R. del Valle to her mother
   Letter from J. R. del Valle at Camulos to her mother concerning family affairs, Reginaldo's election to Congress, etc.  4pp. Span.

6/28/1884 480 E Prospectus and commencement Exercises of St. Catherine's Academy
   Prospectus and Commencement Exercises of St. Catherine's Academy at San Bernardino at which Ysabel del Valle played several musical numbers.  8pp. Eng. prin.

7/5/1884 484 S Popular songs and a poem by Santiago (James) del Valle
   Popular songs and poem by Santiago (James) Del Valle.  2pp. Span. & Eng.

7/13/1884 837 P Letter written on behalf of the Democracy of Tulare County to R. F. del Valle
   Letter written from the Sheriff's Office of Tulare County on behalf of the Democracy of Tulare County to R. F. del Valle asking him to address the Cleveland and Hendricks Club of Visalia.  2pp. Eng.

8/24/1884 997 LG Flyer requesting funds for the restoration of the Old Mission Church of San Carlos
   Flyer requesting organization in order to collect funds for the restoration of the Old Mission Church of San Carlos, Carmelo Valley on the centennial of Padre Junipero Serra. pr.

8/28/1884 496 R Flyer requesting funds for the restoration of the Old Mission Church of San Carlos
   Handbill advertising the Centennial of Padre Junipero Serra and restoration of the Old Mission Church of San Carlos; donations are solicitated for the completion of the church by August 28, 1884, the hundredth anniversary of Serra's death.  1p. Eng. prin. 2 copies.

10/29/1884 939 P Political newspaper La Fe en la Democracia, Vol. 1 No. 4 published in Los Angeles, giving the ticket of the Democratic Party for the election in Nov.; Cleveland and Hendricks, Pres. and V.P.; Reginaldo del Valle for Member of Congress, 6th District.  4pp. Span. prin.

Nov 1884 940 P Political pamphlet giving "The Open Record of an Honest Man", Grover Cleveland
   Political pamphlet giving "The Open Record of an Honest Man" Grover Cleveland; 38pp. Eng. prin.

Nov 1884 465 P Regular Democratic ticket of the Fourth Supervisor District
   Regular Democratic Ticket of the Fourth Supervisor District including the name of R. F. del Valle, Member of Congress, and the name of J. R. del Valle, written in for Constable.  1p. Eng. prin.
 
11/21/1884 1978 B Statement of work done for John F. Forster on the Forster block, L. A., w/balance due
   Statement of work done for John F. Forster on the Forster Block in Los Angeles for a total sum of $19,185.25 of which there is a balance due of $4,675.25; receipt of payment in full signed by A. F. Mackay. 1p. Eng. lang

3/2/1885 1979 B Certificate of Sale of Real Estate for non-payment of taxes of property belonging to J. F. Forster; redeemed by Forster on Oct. 5, 1885 (Purchased by S Strohm).  2pp. Eng.   Pfhw.

11/26/1884 516 S Announcement of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Sostenes Sepulveda
   Announcement of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Sostenes Sepulveda in Monterey, California.  1p. Eng. prin.

2/11/1885 516 ½ S Marriage announcement of Mercedes Coronel and Orray W. Longden
   Marriage announcement of Mercedes Coronel and Orray W. Longden.  pr. Pgs/Lang

3/2/1885 1979 B Certificate of Sale of Real Estate for non-payment of taxes of property belonging to J. F.  Forster; redeemed by Forster on Oct. 5, 1885. (purchased by S. Strohm)  2pp. Eng. pfhw.

4/15/1885 517 S Invitation to the wedding of Mary Livingston Wyatt and Henry G. Newhall
   Invitation to wedding of Mary Livingston Wyatt and Henry G. Newhall in San Francisco.  2 copies. Eng. prin.

4/20/1885 1980 B Bill of sale for merchandise sold to John F. Forster by G. W. Lancaster
   Bill of sale for some windows and flooring sold to John F. Forster by G. W. Lancaster.  1p. Eng. Pr

10/5/1885 681 F Bill from Hotel del Monte to Mr. J. F. Forster and wife
   Hotel bill from Hotel del Monte in Monterey to MR. J. G. Forster & Wife; 4 days with meals $25.75.  1p. Eng. Pr

10/10/1885 682 F Bill from the Walker House to J. F. Forster and wife
   Hotel bill from the Walker House in Salt Lake City to J. F. Forster & Wife; $5.00.  1p. Eng. Pr

10/18/1885 628 F Sunday dinner menu from The Palmer Hotel
   Menu from The Palmer Hote in Chicago for Sunday Diner.  Decorated.  Lang/pg/Pr

10/28/1885 683 F Bill from Keefer's Grand Central Hotel to J. F. Forster
   Bill from Keefer's Grand Central Hotel in New York to J. F. Forster; 1 week room, board and misc.; $76.34.  1p. Eng. Prin

11/2/1885 684 F Bill from Keefer's Grand Central Hotel to J. F. Forster and wife
   Bill from Keefer's Grand Central Hotel to J. F. Forster & Wife in the amount of $127.59 (includes previous bill for $76. 34).  1p. Eng. Prin

11/3/1885 685 F Bill from the New Hotel Lafayette to J. F. Forster and wife
   Bill from the New Hotel Lafayete in Philadelphia to J. F. Forster & Wife; $7.00.  lang/pr/pg

11/7/1885 686 F Bill from The Arlington Hotel to J. F. Forster
   Bill from The Arlington Hotel in Washington, D.C. to J. F. Forster; total for 4 days $47.50.  1p.  lang/pr

1886 1466 S Christmas card to "mi queridita Ascension" signed Alice F. Farrell
   "A mi queridita Ascension, wishing her many happy ___(?) of this happy Christmas of 1886".  Signed Alice F. Farrell.  On reverse: Printed illustration of winter and spring.  1p.  Lang Hw.

1/13/1886 1981 B Deed to property in Johnson Tract, L. A., from William J. Handy to John F. Forster
   Deed to property in the Johnson Tract in Los Angeles from William J. Handy to John F. Forster for the sum of $3,300.00.  4pp. Eng. Pfhw.

1/26/1886 1982 P Letter from A. M. Lawrence to R. F. del Valle
   Letter from A. M. Lawrence, Secretary of the Los Angeles Board of Trade, to R. F. del Valle, State Senator, enclosing an important resolution to e submitted to Governor Stoneman.  Pg/lang

6/17/1886 1984 B Quit Claim Deed from Andrew Glassell to John F. Forster
   Quit Claim Deed from Andrew Glassell to John F. Forster on a piece of property on Fort Street in Los Angeles.  2pp. Eng. Pr

6/19/1886 1985 B Mortgage by Hubert Nadeau on a Franklin St. property
   Mortgage by Hubert Nadeau, mortgageor to John F. Forster, mortgagee on a piece of property on Franklin Street in the amount of 47,250.00.  4pp. Eng. Pr

6/21/1886 1986 B Deed to portion of Rancho La Puente from Andrew P. Monroe to John F. Forster
   Deed to a portion of Rancho La Puente from Andrew P. Monroe to John F. Forster.  4pp. Eng.

6/21/1886 1987 B Memorandum of Agreement between Andrew P. Monroe and John F. Forster
   Memorandum o Agreement between Andrew P. Monroe and John F. Forster regarding the sale of a cerain piece of land.  1p. Eng. Pr

6/21/1886 1988 B Payment receipt from Wm. R. Rowland
   Receipt of payment of $2501.65 from Wm. R. Rowland for half-interest in a tract of land.  Signed by John F. Forster; witnessed by R. F. del Valle. Pg/pr/lang

7/5/1886 627 ½ S Dance program to the grand Opening Ball of the Nadeau House, w/pencil
   Dance program for the Grand Opning Ball of the Nadeau House; R. F. del Valle member of the Floor Committee.  4pp. prin. Lang

7/16/1886 579 S Funeral Notice of Major J. F. Guirado
   Notice of the funeral of Major J. F. Guirado Los Angeles. 1p. Eng. Prin.

8/14/1886 933 F Newspaper clipping from Los Angeles Evening Express
   Newspaper clipping from the Los Angeles Evening Express giving a lengthy denial that there was any resemblance between the family depicted in Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona and the del Valle family of Camulos.  According to this article Mrs. Jackson merely used the hysical description of Camulos Rancho not a description of the del Valles.  1p. Eng. Prin.

9/26/1886 475 S Program of a concert by Senor L. G. Romero
   Program of a Concert by Senor L. G. Romero given at Lytton Theatre.  1p. eng. Prin.

Oct. 1886 1749f E Honor Roll card: Y. R. del Valle distinguished performance in bookkeeping
   Honor Roll card: Y. R. del Valle, distinguished performance in Book-keeping. pfhw.

Nov 1886 1749a E Honor Roll card: First Honor, Christian doctrine, I. del Valle
   Honor Rool Card: First honor, Christian Doctrine, I. del Valle, Santa Clara College. Pfhw.

Nov 1886 1749d E Honor Roll card: First Honor, application , I. del Valle
   Honor Roll card:  First Honor, application, I. del Valle Santa Clara College.  Pfhw.

11/4/1886 979 S Invitation to attend the execution of Albert George Baynton
   Invitation sent to K. D. Wise, M.D. to attend the execution of Albert George Baynton on the 12th of November at the County Jail.  1p. prin.

11/13/1886 1990 B Statement of accounts between L. C. de Martinez, et. al., John F. Forster, and W. R. Rowland
   Statement of Accounts between L. C. de Martinez et. Al. and John F. Forster and W. R. Rowland in reference to the purchase of lands in Ranch L uente covering various financial transactions from JUNE 25, 1886 to Nov. 13, 1886.  4pp. Eng.

11/13/1886 933 P Newspaper clipping from the Pacific Rural Press
   Newspaper clipping from the Paciific Rural Press containing a picture and article about Washington Bartlet, the candidate of the Democratic Party for Governor to succeed Stoneman.  1p. Eng. Prin.

11/16/1886 518 S Marriage announcement of Margaret Marks to Simon Goldbaum
   Announcemen of the marriage of Margaret Marks to Simon Goldbaum.  1p. Eng. Prin.

12/22/1886 1753 S Dance invitation from Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Lankershim w/envelope
   Invitation to R. F. del Valle from Mr. & Mrs. J. B. Landershim for a dance.  Pr.

12/27/1886 1989 B Agreement between Ysabel del Valle and John F. Forster
   Agreement between Ysabel del Valle, Administrator of the Estate of Ygnacio del Valle, deceased, and John F. Forster, for the sale of Rancho Temescal to Forster for the sum of $30,000.00.  4pp. Eng. Pfhw.

Jan 1887 1749c E Honor Roll card: Y. del Valle distinguished reading
   Honor Roll card:  Y. del Valle, distinguished reading, Santa Clara College.  Pfhw.

Jan 1887 1749e E Honor Roll card: Y. R. del Valle, penmanship, first honor
   Honor Roll card: Y R. del Valle, penmanship, first honor, Santa Clara College.  Pfhw.

Jan 1887 1749b E Honor Roll card: Y. del Valle, English, distinguished
   Honor Roll card: Y. del Valle, English, distinguished, Santa Clara College. Pfhw.

1/31/1887 1991 B Agreement between John F. Forster and W. R. Rowland
   Agreement between John F. Forster and W. R. Rowland concerning the purchase of 204 acres of Rancho La Puente; signed by Forster and Rowland and witnessed by R. F. del Valle.  2pp. eng.

2/23/1887 948 R Saint Mark's Church publication covering the Lenten period
   Publication of Saint Mark's Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, covering the Lenten Period; gives rules for daily life, etc.  4pp. Eng. Prin.

1887 947 F Lyman Brown's Seven Barks Almanac
   An Almanac for the Year of 1887 published by the Seven Barks "Medical" Company (Lyman Brown, 54 Warren St. New York City) and given out by Del Valle Bros., Camulos, Dealer in General Merchandise.  32pp. Eng. Prin.

3/22/1887 953 LG R. G. Surdam's plot of Barsdale Tract, Ventura Co., California.  Advertising inducements included to encourage buying into tract; free lunch, discounted ticke, etc.  pr.

April 1887 1749h E Honor Roll card:  I. del Valle, deportment and application, testimony
   Honor Roll Card:  I. del Valle, deportment & application testimony, Santa Clara College. Pfhw.

April 1887 1749g E Honor Roll card: Y. del Valle, reading distinguished
   Honor Roll Card: Y. del Valle, reading, distinguished, Santa Clara College. Pfhw.

April 1887 1749i E Honor Roll card: I. del Valle, catechism, first honor
   Honor Roll card:  I. del Valle, catechism, first honor Santa Clara College.  Pfhw.

6/7/1887 519 S Announcement of the marriage of Cedelia R. Meeker and Frank H. Cowell
   Announcement of th marriage of Cedelia R. Meeker and Frank H. Lowell.  1. Eng. Prin.

6/25/1887 1899 S Invitation to Wednesday and Saturday Evening Hops at Hotel Arcadia
   Invitation to the Wednesday and Saturday Evening Hops at Hotel Arcadia, Snta Monca; Scot Bros., Proprieters.  Pr.

6/29/1887 480 E Program of the annual Commencement Exercises of St. Catherine's Convent
   Program of annual Commncement Exercises of St. Catherine's Convent at San Bernardino.  3pp. Eng.

9/9/1887 1758 S Dance card to First Annual Ball, San Diego Parlor
   Dance card to Frst Annual Ball, San Diego Parlor, No 108 for Admission Day.

9/9/1887 626 S Dance card to First Annual Ball, San Diego Parlor
   Dance card, First Annual Ball of San Diego Parlor, No 08. prhw.

10/3/1887 520 S Marriage announcement of Carmen Ferrer and William Henry Carlson
   Announcement of the marriage o Carmen Ferrer and William Henry Carlson, San Diego.  1p. Eng. Prin.

10/24/1887 509 R Program for a Reception for Cardinal Gibbons
   Program for a Recetion for Cardinal Gibbons; welcome by W. H. Workman; address by R. F. del Valle and S. M. White.  1p. Eng. Prin.

9/9/1887 1774 S Souvenir ribbons from the San Diego Parlor of Native Sons of the Golden West's celebration of Admission Day
   Souvenir blue and red ribbon givn by the San Diego Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West celebrating Admission Day.  1 each.

1/18/1888 1733 S Invitation to the wedding of Carlota Jackson and Mr. Emile Quarré
   Invitation to the wedding of Carlota Jackson to Mr. Emile Quarré. Pr.

1/18/1888 521 S Invitation to the wedding of Carlota Jackson and Emile Quarré
   Invitation to wedding of Carlota Jackson and Emile Quarré at Cathedrale San Vibiana.  1p. prin.

5/16/1888 933 P Newspaper clipping from the Los Angeles Tribune reporting the appointment of R. F. del Valle as Chairman of the Democratic Convention for the state and giving details of the Democratic Party platform.  1p. Eng. Prin.

5/31/1888 1938 P Portion of the Daily Graphic, a New York pictorial newspaper showing photographs of the first Democratic State Convention held in Los Angeles at the Academy of Music; contains a picture of Hon. R. F. del Valle, Chairman. 4pp. Eng. Prin.

7/26/1888 1992 B Deed to property in San Juan-by-the-Sea from Pacific Land Improvement Company to John F. Forster
   Deed to property in the town of San Juan-by-the-Sea, County of Los Angeles, from the Pacific Land Improvement Company to John F. Forster for the sum of $800.00.  2pp. Eng. Pfhw.

7/29/1888 845 F Telegram from Josefa Forster to J. F. Forster c/o R. F. del Valle
   Telegram from Josefa Forster at Los Angeles to J. F. Forster c/o R. F. del Valle at sacrameto with message "Will you be home by Saturday".  1p.

11/18/1888 687 F Bill for room and board from Hotel del Coronado to J. Forster
   Bill for 2 days room and board at Hotel del Coronado for $22.50 to J. Forster.  1p. Eng. Pfhw.

Dec. 1888 1757 S Invitation for Miss del Valle to Bachelors' Fancy Dress Ball
   Invitation to Miss del Valle to Bachelors' Fancy Dress Ball from E. Cawston Hon. Sec. [at] the Ostrich Farm, Norwalk.  Pr.

12/31/1888 1779 B Complimentary pass from S. Pacific Co. to Miss Ysabel del Valle
   Complimentary pass to Miss Ysabel del Valle from So. Pacific Co., to be used between Camulos and Los Angeles. Pfhw.

11/27/1889 984 S Program of Literary and Dramatic Entertainment by students of Santa Clara College
   Program of Literary and Dramatic Entertainment by the students of Santa Clara College; Chairman Ygnacio R. del Valle, Class of '90. 4pp. prin.

11/27/1889 1750 E Program of Literary and Dramatic Entertainment by students of Santa Clara College
   Program to Literary & Dramatic Entertainment Y. R. del Valle, '90, Chairman.  Includes orations, ode, poem, and a comedy, "The Hypocrite Detected". Pr.

ca 1890 2028 LG Various notations about real property in Ygnacio del Valle's estate
   Twelve penciled sheets contaning various notations regarding the real property in the Estate of Ygnacio del valle apparently copied from the Book of deeds; concerns Rancho Temascal, Rancho San Francisco, etc. 12pp. Eng.

1890 1002-1 C Calendar with religious paintings and quotes for each month
   Calendar.  Religious paintings for each month, with religious quote from the Bible for each month. Pr.

Jan. 1890 1760 B Schedule of the Pacific Coast Steamship Co.
   Schedule for January, 1890, of the Pacific Coast Steamship Co. (Compañia de Vapores de la Costa del Pacifico) giving ships and times of departure from San Pedro to San Francisco, San Diego, etc.  1p. Span. Prin.

1/18/1890 1993 B Agreement between John D. Murphy with John Corbett and John F. Forster
   Agreement wereby John D. Murphy and John Corbett agre to sell to John F. Forster the mining property located in Trabuco Canyon, Orange County known as the Lady Bryant Mining Location.  4pp. Eng.

2/15/1890 1739 S Announcement of the marriage of Susana D. Dominguez to G. del Amo
   Announcement of marriage of Susana D. Dominguez to G. del Amo. Span.

5/2/1890 1762 S Announcement of the birth of Ignacio Sepulveda's and Herlinda del la Guerra's daughter
   Announcement of the birth of a daughter to Ignacio Sepulveda and Herlinda de la Guerra in Mexico.

5/13/1890 523 S Announcement of the marriage of Ella Hewitt and Mr. P. W. Bresse
   Announcement of the marriage of Ella Hewitt and Mr. P. W. Bresee.

6/23/1890 1752 E Invitation to Annual Commencement of St. Vincent's College
   Invitation to Annual Commencement of St. Vincent's College, Los Angeles, Calif.  Pr.

8/21/1890 1995 F Letter from F. Jos. Soria, S. J.,  to Senator R. F. del Valle
   Letter from Fr. Jos. Soria, S. J. written fro the Palane Hotel in San Francisco to Senator R. F. del Valle in regard to setting a date fr the marriage of del Valle with Miss Caystile,  2pp. Eng.

8/21/1890 845a P Telegram from R. F. del Valle to Mrs. Y. del Valle
   Telegram from R. F. del Vale at San Jose to Mrs. Y. del Valle with message "Against my will and protes they compelled me to run".  1p.  Eng.

8/21/1890 845b P Telegram from Nate Cohn to R. F. del Valle
   Telegram from Nate Cohn at Visalia to R. F. del Valle offering congratulations and success.  1p.

8/24/1890 1994 P Letter from M. Quarré on behalf of Iroquois club to R. F. del Valle
   Letter from M. Quarré on behalf of the Iroquois Club of Los Angeles to R. F. del Valle offering congratulations and support upon his nomination as the Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor following that of Mayor Pond for Governor.  2pp. Eng.

9/10/1890 1996 F Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda to Reginaldo del Valle
   Letter from Ygnacio Sepulveda in Mexico City to Reginaldo del Valle offering his congratulations upon hearing of del Valle's marriage on the 2nd (to Mrs. Helen Caystile) and also wishing him success in the election.  1p. Eng.

10/8/1890 1997 P Letter from Donald Bruce to Senator (del Valle)
   Letter from Donald Bruce in San Francisco to Senator (del Valle) asking for $25.00 for publicity.  1p. Eng.

10/17/1890 524 S Announcement of the marriage of Hugh W. J. Millings and Margaret E. Clewley
   Announcement of marriage of Hugh W. J. Millings and Margaret E. Clewley.  1p. prin.

10/21/1890 522 S Announcement of the marriage of Mary Murphy to Henry Ward Wright
   Announcement of marriage of Mary Murphy to Henry Ward Wright; San Jose.  1p. prin.

ca. Nov 1890 465k P Regular Democratic Ticket for the 1890 California election
   Regular Democratic ticket for the election of 1890 in California; Edward B. Pond, Governor; R. F. del Valle, Lt. Gov; W. C. Hendricks, Sec. of State.  1p. Eng. Prin.

11/27/1890 688 F Bill from the Southern Pacific Hotel to Mrs. del Valle
   Bill from the Southern Pacific Hotel in Yuma, Ariz. to Mrs. Del Valle; room and board 2 days, $9.00.

12/4/1890 1998a B Receipt from Wells Fargo Express for goods shipped to San Francisco
   Receipt given to Mrs. J. F. Forster for $20.00 by Wells Fargo Express for goods shipped to san Francisco @ 15¢ per pound.  1p. pfhw.

2/9/1891 526 S Invitation to the wedding of Frances Gephard to Lt. James J. Meyler
   Invitatin to wedding of Frances Gephard to Lt. James J. Meyler at St. Paul's Church, Los Angeles.

3/17/1891 1999 R Letter from Joseph J. O'Keefe, OSF, to Ysabel del Valle
   Letter from Joseph J. O'Keefe, OSF at Santa Barbara to Ysabel del Valle regarding the death of Fr. Jose Maria Romo on December 22, 1889.  2p. Span.

4/29/1891 1998b B Receipt for goods shipped by Wells, Fargo & Co. from Mrs. Forster to Mrs. A. G. Sanchez
   Receipt for goods shipped by Wells, Fargo & Co. for Mrs. Forster to Mrs. A. G. Sanchez in San Francisco.  1p. pfhw.

5/20/1891 1998c B Receipt for goods shipped by Wells, Fargo & Co. from Mrs. Forster to J. D. Case
   Receipt for goods valued at $30.00 shipped by Wells, Fargo & Co. for Mrs. Forster to J. D. Case in San Francisco; charge of 20¢.  1p. pfhw.

7/29/1891 2000 LG Examination of title by the Abstract and Title Insurance Co. on the Temple Block property
   Examination of title by the Abstract and Title Insurance Co. of Los Angeles on the property known as the Temple Block; made by Frank A. Gibson, secretary, at the request of G. McFarland, City Attorney of Los Angeles.  8pp. Eng. Type.

11/24/1891 525 S Invitation to the wedding of Katie Smyth to J. M. Carson
   Invitation to wedding of Katie Smyth to J. M. Carson, San Francisco.  1p. prin.

Dec 1891 976 S Invitation to Mr. and Mrs. John Forster to join the Los Angeles Cotillon Club
   Invtation to Mr. and Mrs. John Forster to join the Los Angeles Cotillon Club for the 1891-2 seson; subscription $15.00; sent by Boyle Workman, Secretary.  1p. Eng. Prin.

11/29/1891 ? S Funeral notice of Doña Casilda S. de Tapia
   Notice of the funeral of Doña Casilda S de Tapia, wife of Bernardo Tapia and sister of Pedro Sepulveda.  1p. Span. Prin.

1/2/1892 1738 S Invitation to the marriage of Miss Maria de los Reyes Dominguez to Mr. John Fillmore Francis
   Invitation to marriage of Miss Maria de los Reyes Dominguez to Mr. John Fillmore Francis. Pr.

1/16/1892 2001 B Bill of sale for furniture sold by Sidney Lacey to John F. Forster
   Bill of Sale for various pieces of household furniture sold by Sidney Lacey to John F. Forster for $150.00.  2pp. Eng.

1/25/1892 580 S Invitation to funeral of Mrs. A. M. W. de Temple, with envelope
   Invitation to funeral of Mrs. A. M. W. de Temple at La Puente sent to John forster.  1p. prin. Eng.

1/28/1892 581 S Invitations to the funeral of Domingo Garcia, with envelope
   Invitation to funeral of Domingo Garcia, 20 years of age; 2 copies handwritten in Spanish.

6/13/1892 2002 B Articles of agreement between John F. Forster with Wm. R. Rowland and T. E. Rowan with Frederick Harkness
   Articles of Agreement between John F. Forster and Wm. R. Rowland and T. E. Rowan and Frederick Harkness whereby Forster and Rowland agree to sell to the latter certain property situated in the Rancho La Puente subdivision at the rate of $65.00 per acre.  4pp. Eng.

8/17/1892 1734 S Announcement of the marriage of Daisy Rose to Mr. James W. Montgomery, with envelope
   Announcement of marriage of Daisy Rose to Mr. James W. Montgomery. Pr.
  
8/29/1892 689 B Bill from the Arlington Hotel to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Forster
   Bill from the Arlington Hotel in Santa Barbara to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Forster 6 ½ days @ $5.00 per day plus miscellaneous expenses.  1p. Eng.

8/31/1892 690 B Bill from the Arlington Hotel to Mrs. J. F. Forster
   Bill from the Arlington Hotel in Santa Barbara to Mrs. J. F. Forster; 2 days @$2.50.  1p. Eng.

9/11/1892 691 B Bill from the Arlington Hotel to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Forster and Miss del Valle
   Bill from the Arlington Hotel in Santa Barbara to Mr. and Mrs. J. F.  forster and Miss del Valle, board and room 2 ¾ days @ $7.50 per day.  1p. Eng.

1/19, 20/1893 997 F Newspaper article about the marriage of Maria del Valle to the Marques de Casa-Argudin
   Newspaper clipping from a New York newspaper.  Describes the wedding of Maria del Valle, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. José A. del Valle to José Antonio Suary Argudin y del Valle, Marques de Casa -Argudin.

Feb  1893 1764 S Program for the Santa Barbara Flower Festival of 1893
   Programme for the Santa Barbara Flower Festival of 1893 held from April 11 to April 14 including a message by Rowland Hazard, President of the Flower Festival Association.  6pp. Eng. Prin.

2/27/1893 2003 P Letter from John L. O'Bryan to Hon. F. M. Cockrell introducing R. F. del Valle
   Letter of introduction from John. L. O'Bryan to Hon. F. M. Cockrell, Washington D.C. introducing R. F. del Valle and asking him to lend "a helping hand" in securing the appointment of del Vale as Minister to the Republic of Mexico.  1p. Eng.

4/26/1893 527 S Invitation to the wedding of Francisca Amelia Wilcox to James Calhoun Drake
   Invitation to the wedding of Francisca Amelia Wilcox to James Calhoun Drake at St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco.  1p. Eng. Prin.

6/5/1893 1747 E Invitation and program to Santa Clara College Commencement Exercises, Alumni Banquet, and Scientific Entertainment
   Invitation and program to Santa Clara College Commencement Exercises, Alumni Banquet, and Scientific Entertainment: "Alcohol, An Illustrated Lecture".  Pr.

6/10/1893 945 B Schedule of Passenger and Train Service via Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road
   Schedule of Passenger and Train Service via the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road as of June 10, 1893.  Trans run between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. every 45 minutes.  4pp. prin.

6/10/1893 1751 S Invitation to a barbeque from Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Whiting to meet Mr. and Mrs. E. Petrie Hoyle
   Invitation to Miss Ysabel del Valle and Friends to attend a barbecue on the Rancho "Canada de Los Alisos", at El Toro from Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Whiting to meet Mr. and Mrs. E. Petrie Hoyle.  Pfhw.

6/22/1893 946 B Schedule of the Springfield Line of the Boston and Albany Rail Road
   Schedule of the Springfield Line of the Boston and Albany Rail Road; fare from Boston to New York, $6.00.  4pp. prin.

9/8/1893 1759 S Dance Program for Sixth Annual Ball, Cabrillo Parlor, belonging to Y. S. del Balle
   Dance program for Sixth Annual Ball, Cabrillo Parlor, No. 114, N. S. G. W., belonging to Y. S. del Balle.

10/1/1893 474 S Program of the Grand Opera House in Chicago
   Programme of the Grand Opera House in Chicago then presenting "A Trip to Chinatown"; contains miscellaneous advertising.  32pp. Eng. Prin.

10/18/1893 632 S Guest pass to the University Club in Baltimore, MD issued by Joseph L. Brent to John Forster
   Guest Pass issued to John Forster by Mr. Joseph L. Brent to the University Club in Baltimore, Maryland; signed by H. B. Adams, (per L) Secretary 1p. Eng. Prin.

2/10/1894 845 S Telegram from Maria de la Guerra Taylor to Juan Forster
   Telegram sent by Maria de la Guerra Taylor at Ventura to Juan Forster, Room 52 Baker Block, Los Angeles with message "When will grandmother be buried, at what hour?"  Name Dna. Mariquita Ortega written in pencil on the back.  1p. Eng.

2/27/1894 529 S Announcement of the marriage of Victoria Estudillo to Oliver J. Mendenhall
   Announce of the marriage of Victoria Estudillo to Oliver J. Mendenhall in Los Angeles.  1p. prin.

3/1/1894 2004 B Claim of John F. Forster and Marcos A. Forster presented to the U.S. Court of Claims for Indian Depredations; describes raiding of Indians on horses and cattle during 1866, 1869 and from 1871 to 1873; total amount of damages claimed, $95,150.00.  4pp. Eng. Type.  NOT IN FILE

3/17/1894 2005 F Bill from Brown & Ford to Mrs. Forster
   Bill from Brown & Ford for one Head Stone at a cost of $27.50 to Mrs. Forster.  1p. Eng. Pfhw.

3/28/1894 1736 S Announcement of marriage of Ida Everhardy to John Louis Rimpau
   Announcemen of marriage of Ida Everhardy to John Louis Rimpau, Anaheim, Calif.  Pr.

4/27/1894 508 R Program for reception in honor of Rt. Rev. George Montgomery and Rt. Rev. Francis Mora
   Program for reception given in honor of rt. Rev. George Montgomery and Rt. Rev. Francis Mora, Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles at Haard's pavilion; addresses given by T. E. Rowan, Mayor of Los Angeles and R. F. del Valle.  6pp. prin.

7/18/1894 528 S Announcement of the marriage of Mrs. Florence Haynes Hardie and Dr. Walter Lindley
   Announcement of the marriage of Mrs. Florence Haynes Hardie to Dr. Walter Lindley, Los Angeles.  1p. Eng. Prin.

9/19/1894 1727 S Invitation to the marriage of Maria Ynez Shorb to Dr. Stephen Stuart White
   Invitation to the marriage of Maria Ynez Shorb to Dr. Stephen Stuart White, San Gabbriel, Ca. pr.

10/29/1894 1017 R Announcement of Ygnacia del Valle's membership in the confraternity of the Holy Agony
   Announcement of the membership of Ignacia del Valle in the confraternity of the Holy Agony, organized by the Sisters of Charity, St. Josephs at Emmitsburg, Md.  6pp. Eng. Prin.

11/20/1894 692 B Bill from the Arlington Hotel to Mr. Forster and Wife
   Bill from the Arlington Hotel to Mr. Forster & Wife for $48.25 representing 8 days board and room @$5.00, wine ($8.15) and stamps (10¢)

12/19/1894 845 F Telegram signed A. F. H. sent to Mrs. J. F. Forster
   Telegram signed A. F. H. sent to Mrs. J. F. Forster from Santa Barbara with message "Eight lb. girl 9:30 am both well".  1p. Eng.

1/3/1895 1729 S Announcement of marriage of Miss Lucile A. Mesmer to Mr. Charles L. Whipple
   Announcement of marriage of Miss Lucile A. Mesmer to Mr. Charles L. Whipple, Los Angeles, Ca.  pr.

1/12/1895 1005 S Program of Santa Barbara Flower Festival of 1895
   Program for the Santa Barbara Flower Festival of 1895 held from April 17 to 19; Richard J. Hall, Pres. And Charles F. Eaton, Vice-Pres.  6pp. prin.

3/25/1895 2006 LG Deed to property on Hill Street, L. A., from Jose G. Estudillo to John F. Forster
   Deed to property on Hill Street in Los Angeles from Jose G. Estudillo to John F. Forster; notarized by H. B. Alexander.  2pp. pfhw.  Eng.

4/17/1895 530 S Announcement of the marriage of Herminia de la Guerra to Lewis Edward Lee
   Announcement of the marriage of Herminia de la Guerra to Lewis Edward Lee; Santa Barbara.  1p. Prin.

8/1/1895 2007a, b, c P Unsigned letter to James H. Budd, Governor of California
   Unsigned letter to James H. Budd, Governor of California, recommending the appointment of Charles F. A. Last as brigadier-general of the Los Angeles district and citing his qualifications for the position.  Presumably written by R. F. del Valle.  3 copies/3pp. Eng. Type.

8/17/1895 630 S Invitation from Wm. R. Rowland to J. F. Forster to attend a Bullshead Breakfast
   Invitation by Wm. R. Rowland to J. F. Forster to attend a Bullshead breakfast at Rowland's home in Puente.  1p. Eng. Prin.

8/28/1895 721 B Receipt from Western Union Telegraph Company to Mrs. J. F. Forster
   Receipt from the Western Union Telegraph Company for $20.00 to Mrs. J. F. Forster; the amount to be paid to Mary Meyers in San Francisco.  1p. prin.

11/21/1895 2008 P Certificate of Appointment of Y. R. del Valle as Inspector of Customs for the District of Los Angeles
   Certificate of Appointment of Y. R. del Valle as Inspector of Customs for the District of Los Angeles as confirmed by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States; signed by John T. Gaffey, Collector of Customs.  1p. pfhw.

1895 997 S Calendar for 1895 issued by the producers of Maltine
   Calendar for the year of 1895 issued by the producers of Maltine preparations including Maltine plain, with coca wine, with cod liver oil, etc.  5pp. prin. and illus. Eng.

1/15/1896 1005 S Notice and program of the 1896 Santa Barbara Flower Festival
   Notice and Program of the Santa Barbara Flower festival to be held from April 15 to 17; Dr. Richard J. Hall, Pres. And Mr. Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead, V. P. for the year ending May, 1896.  4pp. prin.

3/2/1896 2009 B Memorandum of Agreement between Concepcion P. de Abila, et. al. and H. B. [Henrique B.] Abila concerning Rancho Monserrate
   Memorandum of Agreement between Concepcion P de Abila, Cristina Palomares, Francisco J. A. Palomares, and Porfirio Palomares, and H. B. Abila in regard to Rancho Monserrate in San Diego County held in trust by Abila and the settlement of amounts due to the Palomares.  2pp. Eng. Type.

4/5/1896 933 F Newspaper clipping from Los Angeles Sunday Times with an article about Santa Barbara
   Newspaper clipping from the Los Angeles Sunday Times containing an article by Edward e. Hale describing the area of Santa Barbara and giving ome of it's "history".  1p. prin.

7/1/1896 2010 P Certificate of Appointment of Ygnacio R. del Valle as Deputy Collector and Clerk of Customs in District of Los Angeles
   Certificate of Appointment of Ygnacio R. del Valle as Deputy Colctor and Clerk of Customs in the district of Los Angeles; signed by John T. Gaffey, Collector of Customs.  1p. prin.

8/14/1896 531 S Invitation to the wedding of Nancy E. Oden and Reginaldo O. Pryor
   Invitation to the wedding of Nancy E. Oden and Reginaldo O. Pryor at the Catholic Cathedral in Los Angeles.  1p. prin.

8/31/1896 2011 R Note from Francisco Mora, Bishop of Fieragnoli, to Doña Ysabel del Valle
   Note to Doña Ysabel del Valle accepting an invitation to spend an evening at her home; signed by Francsco Mora, Bishop of Fieragnoli.  1p. Span.

9/8/1896 532 S Announcement of the marriage of Maud Argués to Dr. Irvin N. Frasse
   Announcement of the marriage of Maud Argués to Dr. Irvin N. Frasse; San Jose, California.  1p. prin.

9/16/1896 1732 S Invitation to marriage of Verna Elizabeth Lantz to Thomas Dillingham Mott, Jr.
   Invitation to marriage of Verna Elizabeth Lantz to Thomas Dillingham Mott, Jr., South Bend, Ind. pr.

9/26/1896 533 S Announcement of the marriage of Ruby Emma Y. Tilton and Romulo Ygnacio F. Campton
   Announcement of the marriage of Ruby Emma Y. Tilton and Romulo Ygnacio F. Campton; St. Vincent's Church, Los Angeles.  1p. prin.

9/29/1896 845 F Telegram signed Belle and Carl to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Forster
   Telegram signed Belle and Carl at Lancaster, Calif. to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Forster at Los Angeles with message "May each year bring you more happiness".  1p. Eng.

1/2/1897 629 S Invitation to open house from Mr. and Mrs. John F. Francis
   Invitation to open house sent by Mr. and Mrs. John F. Francis; written in ink on a piece of wood.

1/16/1897 535 S Invitation to the wedding of Anita del Valle to Philo Bradley Corey
   Invitation to the wedding of Anita del Valle to Philo Bradley Corey at the First Presbyterian Church of Los Angeles.  1p. prin.

7/5/1897 470 P Banquet menu from Silver Republican Club dinner given to honor Wm. Jennings Bryan
   Banquet menu for a dinner given in honor of Wm. Jennings Bryan by the Silver Republican Club of Los Angeles at which Bryan gave an address on "Bimetalism".  Various other speeches were given by prominent Silver Republicans.  4pp. prin.

9/19/1897 720 S Receipt from O. W. Hickey to J. F. Forster
   Receipt for $20.00 paid by J. F. Forster to O. W. Hickey of St. Vincent's College for funeral expenses for Ex.-Gov. Pico.  1p. Eng.

12/8/1897 534 S Announcement of the marriage of Ysidora Bandini Scott to Dr. Carl Kurtz
   Announcement of the marriage of Ysidora Bandini Scott to Dr. Carl Kurtz; Los Angeles.  1p. prin.

12/8/1897 1730 S Announcement of the marriage of Ysidora Bandini Scott to Dr. Carl Kurtz
   Announcement of marriage of Ysidora Bandini Scott to Doctor Carl Kurtz, Los Angeles, Calif.  pr.

ca. 1897 430 B Train schedule for Camulos Station
   Schedule of both passenger and freight trains due at Camulos Station heading for Los Angeles and way points and Santa Barbara and way points.  1p. printed by hand; on cardboard.

2/10/1898 537 S Announcement of the marriage of Francisca Alexander to Doctor Ernest William Fleming
   Announcement of the marriage of Francisca Alexander to Doctor Ernest William Fleming at Los Angeles.  1p. prin.

7/6/1898 536 S Invitation to the wedding of Agnes Kavanagh and Mr. E. Dougherty
   Invitation to the wedding of Agnes Kavanagh and Mr. E. Dougherty at San Bernardino.  1p. prin.

8/10/1898 838 B Promissory note made out to Ramon Yorba by Juan Gallardo
   A promissory note written on paper common to the 1850's by Juan Gallardo in which he promises to pay 156 pesos of silver to Ramon Yorba.  1p. Span.

8/4/1899 603 S Notice of the death of Mrs. Begar
   Notice of the death of Mrs. Begar who died on August 4, 1899.  With short poem and words of comfort in silver ink. 1p. prin. Eng.

10/12/1899 538 S Announcement of the marriage of Francisca Dibblee to William Thomas Summers
   Announcement of the marriage of Francisca Dibblee to William Thomas Summers; Santa Barbara.  1p. prin.

4/4/1900 2013 P Resolution nominating Reginaldo del Valle and John McGonigle as delegates to the National Democratic Convention
   Resolution by Mr. John Girvin nominating Reginaldo Del Valle and John McGonigle as Democratic delegates to the National Convention of the Democratic Party to be held July 4, 1900.  1p. typ. Eng.

6/2/1900 465n P Card promoting Bryan for victory at California Democratic Convention
   Card promoting Bryan for victory at California Democratic Convention, June 2, 1900.  Sponored by V. J. Rowan, M. E. C. Munday, Geo. E. Dickson, John F. Forster.  pr.

10/9/1900 1728 S Wedding announcement of Ramona Yorba to Dr. John A. Murtagh w/envelope and cards
   Two social cards (Mrs. John A. Murtagh; Dr. John A. Murtagh) and announcement of the wedding of Ramona Yorba and Dr. John A. Murtagh with envelope addressed to Doña Y. del Valle and family.  pr.

5/5/1901 847 F Envelope from 1901 Pan American Exposition to Mrs. Y. Del Valle
   Envelope from Pan American Exposition, 1901 to Mrs. Y. Del Valle.  Forwarded from Camulos to Los Angeles and sent originally from Buffalo, New York.  Illus. 1p.

8/19/1901 2014 AB Letter from H. B. Abila to W. S. Hall
   Letter from H. B. Abila to W. S. Hall in Steele City, Nebraska.  Describes Rancho Vallecitos in Lower California and improvements on the land in attempt to sell said rancho.  2pp. typ.

11/27/1901 548 F Announcement of birth of Juan Fernando Majin Ernesto Forster, son of Juan F. and Josefa R. del Valle Forster
   Announcement of birth of Juan Fernando Majin Ernesto Forster, son of Juan F. and Josefa R. Del Valle Forster, at Los Angeles.  2 copies. 1p. pr.

12/18/1901 539 F Wedding announcement of Hortensia Yorba to Porfirio R. Palomares
   Wedding announcement of Hortensia Yorba to Porfirio R. Palomares.  pr.

9/3/1902 477 C History of Sister Mary Scholastica Logsdon
   History of Sister Mary Scholastica Logsdon, March 2, 1814 to Sept. 3, 1902.  Came to Calif. in 1856; director of school of the Sisters of Charity in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.

5/14/1903 851 S Newspaper clippings from (Los Angeles?) Times about the relocation of a tribe to Pala Valley
   Two newspaper clippings.  One mentions Miss Josefa del Valle's end to a visit to her brother.  The other is about the relocation of an Indian tribe from Agua Caliente, Puerto La Cruz, and Matawguay to the Pala Valley.  Article is from Times, presumably the Los Angeles Times.  2pp. pr.

3/28/1905 2019 F Biographical sketch of Ysabel Varela del Valle
   Biographical sketch of Ysabel Varela del Valle (wife of Don Ignacio Del Valle and married in 1851) who died March 28, 1905; gives a brief description of the del Valle family in Calif.; prepared by the Lewis Publishing Company for publication in their history of Los Angeles County in 1928.  3pp. typ.

3/29/1905 1768a,b,c,d, F Telegrams to Mrs. J. Forster and Family offering sympathy in Mrs. Ysabel del Valle's death
   Postal Telegraph telegram to Mr. Ulpiano Del Valle of Los Angeles from M. A. De Yndart of Santa Barbara.  1p. Span. & Eng. typ.
   Western Union Telegram from J. A. Rimpau in Chino to Mrs. Josefa Forster in Los Angeles.  Expresses symathies concerning "Tia Ysabel's" death.  1p. typ.
   Western Union Telegram from Mrs. Ben Moraga & Mrs. Ed Tico of Ventura to Mrs. John Foster and family in Los Angeles. 1p. typ.
   Western Union Telegram from Mrs. N. Davenport in Colton to Mrs. J. Foster in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.

3/29/1905 1768h,i,f,k F Telegrams to del Valle family offering sympathy in Mrs. Ysabel del Valle's death
   Postal Telegraph-Cable Telegram from Mr. & Mrs. C. A. Brant in Grand Canyon, AZ to F. R. Del Valle in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.
   Postal Telegraph-Cable--Commercial Cables Telegram from Theo. Rimpau & family in Anaheim, Ca. to U. R. Del Valle in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.
   Postal Telegraph-Cable-Commercial Cables telegram from A. G. Orena in Stanta Barbara to Y. R. del Valle in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.
   Postal Telegraph-Cable-commercial Cables telegram from Maria A. Deorana in Santa Barbara to Mrs. J. F. Forster in Los Angeles.    1p. typ.

3/30-31/1905 1768e,g,j,l F Telegrams to del Valle family offering sympathy in Mrs. Ysabel del Valle's death
   Western Union telegram from Mrs. Mary Kavanaugh and family in San Bernardino to Mrs. John D. Foster and Family in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.
   Western Union telegram from Maria Taylor in Santa Barbara to Mrs. John Foster in Los Angeles.  1p. typ.
   Western Union telegram from Medardo Hortensia in San Francisco to Reginaldo F. Del Valle in Los Angeles.  Span & Eng. 1p. typ.
   Postal Telegraph-Cable-Commercial Cables telegram from John and Nachita in Prescott, AZ to Mrs. J. F. Foster in Los Angeles. Span. & Eng. 1p. typ.

3/31/1905 1768, m F Notice from Western Union Telegraph Company to J. del V. de Forster w/envelope
   Notice from Western Union Telegraph to  J. del V. de Forster that her dispatch to Maria Echenique in Riverside on 3/30/1905 was delivered.  w/envelope.  2pp. pfhw.

6/22/1905 1903 E Letter from Joseph S. Glass of St. Vincent's College to Mrs. Forster
   Letter to Mrs. Forster from Joseph Glass, the rector of St. Vincent's college acknowledging receipt of a baptismal font (probably in payment of tuition). pfhw.

1/29/1907 540 S Wedding announcement of Laura Lynn Doran to Doctor Edward T. Dillon
   Wedding announcement of Laura Lynn Doran to Doctor Edward T. Dillon. pr.

7/17/1907 541 S Wedding announcement of Edwina Meyer to Alphonso Lorenzo Den
   Wedding announcement of Edwina Meyer to Alphonso Lorenzo Den. pr.

8/31/1907 1731 S Wedding announcement of Laura Dolores Maguire to Mr. Theodore Adam Barth
   Wedding announcement of Laura Dolores Maguire to Mr. Theodore Adam Barth.  1p. pr. w/envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cram.

12/22/1907 635 S Holiday and New Year Greetings from Vicar Pedro Verdaguer
   Holiday and New Year greetings for Vicar Pedro Verdaguer-probably to Reginaldo Del Valle family.  pr.

4/27/1908 2015 B Certification of Articles of Incorportation of "Del Valle Company" by C. F. Curry, Sec. of State, Calif.  1p. pfhw.

1/27/1908 542 S Marriage announcement of Arcadia Viola Provencal and Theodore Cleaver Kellogg
   Marriage announcement of Arcadia Vila Provencal to Theodore Cleaver Kelogg in Cananea, Mexico.

9/27/1908- 2016(a) B Correspondence concerning the search for
  1/19/1910   Encarnacion Martinez's heirs
   Correspondence with regard to search for the heirs of Encarnacion Martinez, wife of John Rowland, carried on between R. F. Del Valle and Amado Chavez of Albuquerque, New Mexico for dispostion of Rancho del Rio Grande Land Grant in Taos, New Mexico; contains a good description of the Rowland family of La Puente.  22pp. typ.

3/26/1909 850 NS Newspaper clipping from The Arizona Republican about Col. Alonzo Ridley
   Clipping from The Arizona Republican of an article offering a biograpjhical sketch of Col. Alonzo Ridley.  1p. pr.

1/2/1910 846 F Cablegram from King Manuel of Portugal to Bishop Trajanopolis
   Cablegram received by  Bishop Trajanopolis from King Manuel of Portugal during his visit with Mrs. Josefa del Valle Forster at her home; message in Portuguese reads "Congratulations and wishing you a Happy New Year".  In Portuguese.  1p.

1/12/1910 544 S Wedding announcement of Rose Labichi to Doctor Harrison Albert Putnam
   Wedding announcement of Rose Labichi to Doctor Harrison Albert Putnam. pr.

1/26/1910 2016(b) B  Correspondence concerning the search for Encarnacion Martinez's heirs
   See 2016a.  4pp. typ.

3/24/1910 2016(c) B Correspondence concerning the search for Encarnacion Martinez's heirs
   See 2016a.  7pp. typ.

5/24/1910 545 S Wedding announcement of Francisca Broderick to Walter Joseph Schmal
   Wedding announcement of Francisca Brodrick to Walter Joseph Schmahl. pr.

6/7/1910 543 S Wedding announcement of Lila St. Clair Ferguson to Leslie Judkins O'Kelly
   Wedding announcement of Lila St. Clair Ferguson to Leslie Judkins O'Kelly. pr.

6/26/1910 512 C Invitation to the Silver Jubilee of Rev. Linn's ordination
   Invitation to the Silver Jubilee of Reverend Linn's ordination in New Orleans.  pr.

7/9/1910 500 S Invitation to the wedding of Virginia Gonzalez and Ricardo de Urquiza
   Wedding invitation of Virginia Gonzalez to Ricardo de Urquiza. pr.

1911 1465 S Invitation to a party given by the March Hares
   Invitation to a party thrown by the March Hares, possibly an April Fools day party.  1p. prin. in blue ink w/rabbit illustrations.

5/18/1912 586 S Appreciation of sympathy card from Camila Bankhardt
   Appreciation of sympathy card from Camila Bankhardt. pfhw.

11/16/1912 583 S Death announcement of Señor General Lorenzo Torres
   Personal death announcement of Señor General Lorenzo Torres.  Sent to Doña Josefa del Valle de Forster. pr.

5/9/1913 1007, c B Letter requesting renewal subscription to The Philistine w/envelopes and form
   Letter to party whos subscription has expired suggesting renewal.  pr.

3/2/1914 587 S Letter from Amalia Sepulveda de Villegas to Doña Josefa del Valle de Forster
   Letter from Amalia Sepulveda de Villegas at Laredo, Texas to Doña Josefa del Valle de forster expressing her appreciation of Mrs. del Valle's letter of condolence following the death of her husband.  2pp. Span.

4/10/1914 588 S Appreciation of sympathy card from Patrick Henry O'Neil to Mrs. John Forster
   Appreciation of sympathy card from Ptrick Henry O'Neil to Mrs. John Forster. pr.

8/21/1914 2017 B Mortgage on property of Josefa del Valle de Forster to Security Trust & Savings Bank
   Mortgage on property of Josefa del Valle de Forster to the Security Trust & Savings Bank for the sum of $2,000 for one year at the rate of 7%.  4pp. Eng. pftyp.

1915 949 S Colored memento from Pan Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco
   Colored mementos from Pan Pacific International Exposition taking place in San Francisco commemorating Panama Canal. pr.

9/18/1915 598 C Announcement of death of Thomas James Conaly, Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles
   Announcement of death of Thomas James Conaly, Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles.  pr.

9/23/1915 600 S Prayer request for the late Doña Gabina Del Amo
   Card requesting prayer for the late Doña Gabina Del Amo, w/prayers printed after the request.  Front and back of card have religious images and devotional quips.  4pp. pr. Span.

10/24/1915 589 F Letter from Mary R. Carver to Mrs. Forster
   Letter from Mary R. Carver to Mrs. Forster thanking her for the sympathy which she extended during Mrs. Carver's recent bereavement.  2pp. Eng.

11/16/1915 599 S Announcement of the death of David Lazo
   Announcement of death of David Lazo.  pr.

3/5/1916 546 S Announcement of marriage of Gertrude Workman to Walter Ferguson Furman
   Announcement of marriage of Gertrude Workman to Walter Ferguson Furman.  pr.

6/27/1916 511 E Invitation to Carmelita del Valle's graduation from Ramona Convent
   Invitation to Carmelita del Valle's graduation from Ramona Convent, Sharb, California.  pr.

12/5/1917 502 C Invitation to consecration of John J. Cantwell, Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles
   Invitation to consecration of John J. Cantwell, Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles.  pr.

2/2/1918 848 PN Newspaper clipping of a political cartoon from Los Angeles Daily Times
   Newspaper clipping from Los Angeles Daily Times containing a political cartoon featuring "President del Valle of Public Service Com".  1p. pr.

2/4/1918 584 S Prayer request for the late Don Pedro Albin
   Notice asking for prayers for Don Pedro Albin who died in San Sebastian, Spain, sent by his family from Guaynas, Mexico.  1p. Span. pr.

2/8/1919 590 S Appreciation of sympathy from J. Wiseman Macdonald
   Appreciation of sympathy from J. Wiseman Macdonald.  pr.

6/20/1921 501 E Invitation to Immaculate Heart College graduation exercises
   Invitation to graduation exercises of the Immaculate Heart College. pr.

7/28/1922 840 F Letter from Luther Ingersoll to Mrs. Forster
   Letter from Luther Ingersoll (Los Angeles Public Library) to Mrs. Forster, thanking her for loan of photo of her father which he had copied into a larger print and had sent to her.  pfhw.

1925 315 C "Historia de Nuestra Sra. De Guadalupe"
   "Historia de Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe".  Story of the life of Saint Guadalupe.  Span. pr.

n.d.  1013 S Black music book with handmade illustrations.  Contains music for Camulos Ranch Mass.
   Black music book with hand made illustrations.  11pp. pfhw.

Box 13
Date Doc. # Code Folder Label/Description

1852- L.C.979.492 B Account book of [Ygnacio del Valle's?] personal
   1882   and bank accounts
   Account book of [Ygnacio del Valle's?] bank and personal accounts.  Also lists possessions of various people, presumably family members.  Hardbound, uns.  Span. BOX 3

1/20/1925 506 C Invitation to a groundbreaking from the Jesuit Fathers of Loyola College
   Invitation from Jesuit Fathers of Layola College to groundbreaking for their new administration building.  pr.

3/15/1926 634 c Invitation to laying of cornerstone of New St. Vincent's Hospital to Mrs. Forster
   Invitation to Mrs. Forster to attend the laying of the New St. Vincent's Hospital.  1p. Eng.

3/28/1926 504 S Invitation to laying of cornerstone of New St. Vincent's Hospital from Daughters of Charity
   Invitation to the laying of the cornerstone of the new St. Vincent's Hospital from the Daughters of Charity.  Contains a list of the Honorary and advisory committee's.  2pp. pr.

3/26/1926 841 Cf Letter from John J. Cantwell to Mrs. Josefa del V. de Foster
   Letter from John J. Cantwell, Bishop of Los Angeles and  San Diego to Mrs. Josefa del V. de Foster, thanking her for the donation of oil for consecration and wishing her a happy Easter.  1p. pftyp.

5/23/1926 503 C Invitation to the Golden Jubilee of the Cathedral of St. Vibiana
   Invitation to the Golden Jubilee of the Cathedral of St. Vibiana.  1p. pr.

9/13/1926 499 S Announcement of the birth and baptism of Carlos Humberto Bortoni
   Pamphlet announcing the birth and baptism of Carlos Humbertol Bortoni, son of Vincente H. Bortoni and Maria Elena G. de C. de Bortoni.  3pp. pr. Span.  Bound w/white ribbon.

6/29/1927 505 c Invitation to mass commemorating Rev. Mother Prioress Mary Baptista's Golden Jubilee
   Invitation to the mass commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Reverend Mother Prioress Mary Baptista of the Precious Blood. 1p. pr.

1/30/1928 2018 B Letter from E.W. Mercum?, Los Angeles Probation Office, to R. F. del Valle
   Letter from E. W. Mercum of the Los Angeles Probation Office to R. F. del Valle asking del Valle to attend something if he can and telling del Valle where he can be reached.  1p. pfhw.

12/11/1928 997 N Newspaper clipping of the Christmas carol "O Little Town of Bethlehem"
   Clipping of the Christmas carol "O Little Town of Bethlehem" from the [Los Angeles?] Times.  1p. pr.

1929 997 N Misc. newspaper clippings about the life/death of Charles F. Lummis
   "Apostle of the Southwest" from the New York Times; a brief bio on Charles F. Lummis
   "Friends Bid Lummis Adios/Lummis paid Last Tribute" 2pp.
   "The Indians' Charles Flecher Lummis (11/29/1828).  1p.
   "Charles F. Lummis" 2 copies, 1p.
   "His Last Book" 1p.
   NO TITLE. 1p.
   "Always Building" 1p.
   "Charm of Thoreau" 1p.
   "Honored by Museum"  1p.
   Letters to the Times, Lummis' parents.  1p.
   "Lummis' Life Book of Southern California Glory". 1p.
   "A Human Book of Verse"  2pp.
   "Last Lummis Tribute Set".  2pp.
   "Lummis Rites Tomorrow".  2pp.

2/28/? 475a S Program to a Grand Concert given by Students of Italian Musical Institute
   Program to a Grand Concert given by students of the Italian Musical Institute, which was concluded with a dance social.  4pp. pr.

n.d. 475b S Music program
   Music program.  1p. pr.

n.d. 478 S Flyer asking for donations for orphans
   Flyer:  "For the Benefit of the Orphans", using a poem to ask for donations.  Mrs. Forster is mentioned in a short note on the back.  1p. pr.

n.d. 484-1 F Two devotional poems
   Two devotional poems, 1 in 5 stanzas.  Handwritten, uns.  2pp. Span.

n.d. 484-2 F Notebook of miscellaneous poetry
   Notebook of miscellaneous poetry.  Handwritten, uns. 19pp. Span.

n.d. 484-3 F Religious childhood anecdote
   Religious childhood anecdote.  1p. uns. Span. Handwritten.

n.d. 484-4 F Poem:  "Cancion de los Ojos" [Song of the Eyes]
   Poem "Cancion de los Ojos" [Song of the Eyes].  qp. uns. Span. Handwritten.

n.d. 484-5 F Handwritten Love Poem
   Handwritten love poem.  1p. uns. Span.

n.d. 484-7 F Love poem by Ysabela Varela del Valle
   Torn sheet with one love poem by Ysabela Varela del Valle.  Handwritten, 1p. Span.

n.d. 484-8 F Handwritten poetry, unsigned
   Dialogue poem titled "La Negrita" [The Black Woman],  a poem titled "El Pescador" [The Fisherman] and an incomplete poem titled "El Cazador" [The Hunter].  Handwritten 4pp. uns. Span.

11/17/? 507 C Invitation t dedication of new Dominguez Memorial Seminary
   Invitation to the dedication of the new Dominguez Memorial Seminary.  The ceremony is to be performed by Rt. Rev. Bishop John J. Cantwell.  1p. pr.

n.d. 510 F Commencement program
   Program to a commencement possibly of a convent or catholic school 1p. pr.

4/8/? 547 S Invitation to wedding of Alicia Margarita Campbell to Ethelbert Pelric Hoyle
   Invitation card w/boar's head embossed on the front.  Invites Don and Doña Forster to the wedding of Alicia Margarita Campbell to Ethelbert Petric Hoyle as well as to the reception afterwards. 1p. pfhw.

n.d. 572 S Prayer request for the late Rose du Sacre Coeur
   Prayer request from the Sisters of Notre Dame Cathedral in San Francisco for the late Rose du Sacre Coeur. 1p. pfhw.

n.d. 573 S Prayer request for the late Sister Mary Alphonsus
   Prayer request from the Sisters of Norte Dame Cathedral is San Francisco for the late Sister Mary Alphonsus.  1p. pfhw.

n.d. 585 S Card with Mrs. G. Oreña printed on front
   Black bordered card most likely for or from a funeral w/Mrs. G. Oreña on front.  1p. pr.

n.d. 587 S Card with Mrs. William I. Koch printed on the front
   Black bordered card with Mrs. William I. Koch printed on front.  "Glad to know you are better" is written in pencil across the top.  1p. pr.

n.d. 591 S Invitation to Anniversary Services for the late Mrs. Constance M. Bernal and Mrs. Rose C. Mather
   Invitation to Anniversary Services for the deceased Mrs. Constance M. Bernal  and Mrs. Rose C. Mather, wife and daughter of Mr. J. A. Bernal.  Sent by the same and his sons.  1p. pr.

n.d. 592 S Thanks for sympathy note signed by Lucaua? F. McFadden
   Note expressing thanks for sympathy signed by Lucaua? F. McFadden.  1p. handwritten.

n.d. 593 S Thanks for sympathy card from family of Mr. Clarence Leon Pico
   Card expressing thanks for sympathy from the family of Mr. Clarence Leon Pico.  1p. pr.

n.d. 594 S Thanks for sympathy card from Mrs. Victor Ponet, Mrs. Francis Montgomery, and Rev. William P. Ponet
   Card expressing thanks for sympathy from Mrs. Victor Ponet, Mrs. Francis Montgomery and Reverend William P. Ponet, C. M.  to Mrs. J. del V. de Foster. 1p. pr.

n.d. 595 S Thanks for sympathy card from Mr. and Mrs. George I. Davis
   Card expressing thanks for sympathy from Mr. and Mrs. George I. Davis.  1p. pr.

n.d. 596 S Thanks for sympathy card from Mrs. John Fillmore Francis and family
   Card expressing thanks for sympathy from Mrs. John Fillmore Francis and family.  1p. pr.

n.d. 597 S Thanks for sympathy card from Mrs. Anthony J. Clark and family
   Card expressing thanks for sympathy from Mrs. Anthony J. Clark and family. 1p. pr.

n.d. 604 C Request form for "Commemoration of the Faithful Departed"
   Blank request form for a "Commemoration of the faithful departed". 1p. pr.

n.d. 635 S Happy Birthday card for Antonio Heaulme
   Happy birthday card for Antonio Heaulme.  Card has a decorative border printed in red and blue ink.  1p. pr. Span.  Size of a business card [4.5x8mm].

n.d. 679 E Writing exercises, unsigned
   Two pages of writing exercises, possibly written by the same hand but most likely the pages were used by at least 3 to 7 people. uns. 2pp. Span.

n.d. 850 NS Newspaper clipping:  "Colonel Ridley's Last Long Rest"
   Newspaper clipping: "Colonel Ridley's Last Long Rest".  Offers brief details of his death and funeral.  1p. pr.

n.d. 941 B Catalogue of Plaster of Paris religious statues and statuettes
   Catalogue of plaster of paris religious statues and statuettes.  6pp. pr.

n.d. 942 S Blank stationary with "Photographic views" and the envelope they came in
   Blank stationary with the original packaging envelope it came in.  Envelope reads: Writing Paper with Photographic Views".  Each sheet has its own view as follows:  Glacier Pt. and Mirror Lake; Father of the Forest; The Sentinel; Indian Sweet Bath, Geysers, Sonoma, Co. [Ca.?]; Geyser Hotel, Sonoma, Co.; The Cosmopolitan, Yosemite; The Devils Tea Kettle, Sonoma, Co.; The Domes, Yosemite Valley.  9p. pr.

n.d. 950 F Note from A. Ysabelita Varela to Miguel Segura
   Note with illuminated letters to Miguel Segura from A. Ysabelita Varela wishing him a happy Saint's Day for his saint..  1p. Span.

n.d. 997 N/S Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
   Miscellaneous newspaper clippings.  Two mention the death of Mrs. Harriet Balaisdell Cram, one the  the death of Rev. Henry Welch and one is an illustration of Cumulos [Camulos] as it relates to the novel Ramona.  4pp. pr.

n.d. 998 N/S Clipping of article "Red Peril and Rural Reform-China's Conundrum" and of photograph of Mr. and Mrs. John Dwight. 
   Clippings.  One is from a magazine and shows pictures of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilbur Dwight.  The other "Red Peril and Rural Reform-China's  Conundrum" details China's difficulties with communist groups.  Article is post 1931.  2pp. pr.

n.d. 1000 F Clothbound booklet: "Lares de Ramona X-Mas" [Hearths of a Romona X-Mas]
   Clothbound hardcover booklet bound with suede strips.  Cover reads "Lares de Ramonsa X-Mas.  [hearths of a Ramona X-Mas?].  Contains photograph of a sketch of Helen Hunt Jackson and the introductory page of a picture book related to Ramona.  The only other pages however are of a young woman in Spanish/Mexican dress followed by a page titled Spanish Scenes.

n.d. 1002 C Decorative paper lace card
   Decorative paper lace card with gold edges.  With image of deified Jesus behind a fold back image of a rose bouquet.  1p.

n.d. 1002-2 C Paper lace card with image of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
   Paper lace card with image of Jesus in the manger with Mary and Joseph.  Excerpt of "Let Us Go to Bethelhem!!" on the back.  2p. pr.

n.d. 1002-3 S Miscellaneous paper cut-outs
   Miscellaneous full color paper cut-outs, mostly cherubs and flowers, and an envelope.  20 pieces.  pr.

n.d. 1326 ½ C Miniature devotional book.  Cover is fragile.
   Miniature devotional book with homemade or home repaired cover.  Cover is too delicate to count leaves.  pr. Span.

n.d. 1480 F Religious poem signed by Louis Palomares
   Religious poem signed by Louis Palomares.  1p. Span.

n.d. 1522[-9?] F/P Poem "La Batalla del Jueves Santo" [The Battle of Holy Thursday]
   Commemorative? poem "La Batalla del Jueves Santo" [The Battle of Holy Thursday?]. 6pp. uns. Span.

n.d. 1725 F Unsigned card with image of a bird to "mi Mamacita Bell"
   Card to "mi mamita Bell!" with image of a bird made out of actual feathers [=0].  "Remember, from Mexico" written on the bottom.  1p. Span. uns.

n.d. 1737 S Invitation to the wedding reception of Emma Sarah Childs and Mr. John Wilbur Dwight
   Invitation to wedding reception of Emma Sarah Childs and Mr. John Wilbur Dwight.  W/envelope.  1p. pr.

n.d. 1754 S Invitation to Impecunious Club meeting with envelope
   Invitation to an Impecunious Club meeting w/envelope addressed to Assemblyman Del Valle.  1p. pfhw

n.d. 1763 S Invitation to the christening of Muriel Arcardian Lapworth
   Invitation to the christening of Muriel Arcardian Lapworth w/photograph of the infant glued above the text.  1p. pr.

n.d. 1776 F Hardcover notebook that belonged to R. F. del Valle
   Notebook w/R. F. del Valle written on inside cover.  Blank except for the first page which contains numbered sayings from 1-44.  Hardcover.  Span.

n.d. A.3682-7-1 S Full color, tasseled birthday card
   Tassled birthday card.  Fully colored on both sides w/image of small flower bouquet on each side.  2pp. uns. pr.

n.d. A.3582-8 F Bookmarks, 3 of paper lace, one cross-stitched
   Three cards.  Two look like paper lace bookmarks, one with color embossed image of roses in a vase and the other with color image of rowboats headed toward a lighthouse.  The third card has "A true heart" cross stitched on it and a blue ribbon attached to the back.  2 items printed.

n.d. A.992-429 S Blue envelope with a list of names and dates written on front
   Blue envelope with orange and gold inside.  List of names is written in pencil on the front with dates, probably wedding dates for set of people.  10 groups of names.  1pp. hw.

n.d. 999 S Colored illustration from Uncle Tom's Cabin
   Colored illustration from Uncle Tom's Cabin with the caption "Uncle Tom and Little Eva".  Cacondono? is written in pencil at the bottom.  1p. pr. 8 ½ x 12 5/8"

n.d.(9/5) 601 F Western Union Telegram from Dora Obiolo Tico and Ben Mraga to Mrs. J. Forstu [Forster]
   Western Union Telegram from Dora Obiols Tico and Ben Moraga of Ventura, Ca. to Mrs. J. Forstu [Forster] of Los Angeles telling her Tula died, and when the funeral would take pace.  2pp. pr.

n.d. 2034 B Pacific Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. telegram from Alonzo to Mrs. J. del V. de Forster
   Pacific Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. telegram from Alonzo of San Francisco to Mrs. J. del V. de Forster of Los Angeles, telling her that he's having money troubles and asking to have some wired to him.  1p. pftyp. Span.

n.d. 319 F Minibook: El Centinela del Espacio [The Watcher of the Area?]
   Minibook: El Centinela Del Espacio [The Watcher of the Area?], series D #10 of a series of minibooks containing morality tales.  Illustrated with a color illustration on the front cover.  The back cover is a cigar ad.  18pp. pr. Span.

n.d. 2032 F Handwritten list of quotes and axioms
   List of quotes and axioms with check marks.  Written in pencil and ink.  2pp. uns. Span. & Eng.

n.d. 2035 F Weekly Progress Report from Professor Honorata
   Weekly progress report from Professor Honorato addressed to Doña Ysabela.  Josefa Antonio and Ulpiano have the highest marks.  Hw. Sp. 2pp.

n.d. 978 S Invitation to the funeral of Enrique Abila
   Invitation to the funeral of Enrique Abila.  Enrique was born around 1818 he must have died during the 1870's, possibly 1876. 1p. pr. Span. 

n.d. 465b P Democratic Judicial ticket
   Democratic Judicial Ticket with Jackson Temple and S. S. Wright for Supreme Court, O. P. Fitzgerald for Supt. [Superintendant?] of public instruction, Francis J. Maguire for County Judge and a blacnk for Justice of Peace, First Township. 1p. pr.

n.d. 981 P Handwritten notice that Governor Juan Z. Alvarado died
   Handwritten notice that Governor Juan Z? Alvarado of California died in San Pablo, Ca.  1p. hw. Span.

n.d. 1613 F Portion of a letter from Antonio Maria Varela to his parent(s)
   Final portion of a letter from Antonio Maria Varela to his parent(s), in which he gives his love to his family and tells Tomas to come soon.  1p. Span.

n.d. 558 S Invitation to the funeral of Penara Dana Maria Ignacia Nuarada
   Invitation to the funeral of Penara Dana Maria Ignacia Nuarada de Pico.  Invitation was sent by her husband Pio Pico, her brothers Francisco Ignacio and Isidro Alvarado, and her political brother [ Andres Pico.  1p. pr. Span.

n.d. 839 F Letter from Joe Pelaya to his godmother
   Letter from Joe Pelaya to his godmother saying he is doing wll in the army and wishing his mother not to worry about him.  Mentions tht his godmother's son is at the same place as he although he's never seen hm.  Written on "Army and Navy Young Men's Christian Association" stationary.  Stationary's preprinted date is post 1909.  2pp. pfhw.

n.d. 2030 S List of married and/or deceased people
   List of married and/or dead people.  Written on Puente Oil Company stationary in very bad cursive.  1p. pfhw.

n.d. 2031 B Sheet of monetary calculations
   Sheet of caculations for cattle and sheep sales, agricultural dealings with taxes, and other deductions.  1p. uns. Span. & Eng.

n.d. -- F Torn piece of stationary with "crib in 1861" and "bed in 1851" written on back
   Torn piece of stationary from H. [Henrique] B. Abila Notary Public.  "Crib in 1861" and "bed in 1851" is written in pencil on the back.  1p. uns.

n.d. -- F Envelope, note, and 8 tiny stamps, 4 of paper and 4 of plastic
   Envelope, note, and 8 tiny stamps, 4 paper and 4 plastic.  The envelope is unmarked n the note says "I Andronico mailed these [stamps].  The paper stamps show miscellaneous pictures geared oward children.  They seem to he been cut from notes or envelopes.  The plastic stamps have axioms and 2 have music printed on them.  10 items. Pr.

n.d. 327 ? Lined notebook belonging to R.F. del Valle
   Blank 18p. softcover lined notebook published by A. Waldteufel belonging to R. F. del Valle.

n.d. -- ? Ruth Mahood's notes on del Valle family
   Ruth Mahood's notes on del Valle family 8pp. hw.


"Problems" Box (14 of 13)
Date Doc # Code Folder Label/ Description

10/13/1884 987 P Pamphlet:  "No se Puede Fiar del Partido Republicano..."
   Copy of the pamplet "No se Puede Fiar del Partido Republicano en las Actuales Circunstancias" written by Francisco H. Howard.  Discourse detailing the mistakes and problems of the Republican Party from 1869 to 1884.

10/16/1887? 89? 1003 F Sketch of a woman washing clothes in a river
   Graphite sketch of a woman washing clothes in a river with a man hidden in a tree.  Signed Alexander F. Harmer? At Camulos, Ca.  1p. MOUNTED USING TAPE.  TAPE NEEDS TO B REMOVED

n.d. A.2308-63 F Hardcover makeshift memory book of miscellaneous clippings
   Hardcover memory book containing various clippings of quotes, sayings, poems, etc.  There are also notes of personal importance written on blank areas.  All clippings are glued down and binding is fragile.  Unable to count pages.  Item was originally a large checkbook from the Bank of Geneva, having 3 checks per page.

 
 
[Alvarado], Francisco Ignacio
[Alvarado], Isidro
[del Valle], Josefa Antonio
Abila, Enrique
Abila, H. B. (1901) [Henrique B. Abila]
Albin, Pedro
Alexander, Francisca (Mrs. Ernest Fleming)
Alonzo (of San Francisco)
Alphonsus, Mary (Sister Mary Alphonsus)
Alvarado, Juan Z.? (Governor)
Amo, Gabina del
Andronico
Bankhardt, Camila
Baptista, Mary (Reverend Mother Prioress Mary Baptista of the Precious Blood)
Barth, Theodore Adam
Begar, Mrs. (died 8/4/1899)
Bernal, J. A.
Bernal, Mrs. Constance M. (Mrs. J. A. Bernal)
Bortoni, Carlos Humberto (son of Vincente H. Bortoni and Maria Elena G. de C. de Bortoni)
Bortoni, Maria Elena G. de C. de (Mrs. Vincente H. Bortoni)
Bortoni, Vincente H.
Brant, Mr. & Mrs. C. A.
Broderick, Francica (Mrs. Walter Joseph Schmal)
Campbell, Alicia Margarita (Mrs. Ethelbert Petric Hoyle)
Cantwell, John J. (Bishop of Monerey and Los Angeles / Rt. Reverend)
Carver, Mary R.
Chavez, Amado
Childs, Emma Sarah (Mrs. John Wilbur Dwight)
Clark, Mrs. Anthony J.
Conaly, Thomas James (Bishop of Monterey and Los Angeles)
Cram, Mrs. Harriet Blaisdell
Davenport,  Mrs. N.
Davis, Mr & Mrs. George I.
del Valle, Carmelita
del Valle, Josefa
del Valle, Josefa R. (Mrs. John / Juan F. Forster)
del Valle, Mr. Ygnacio / Ignacio
del Valle, Reginaldo F.
del Valle, Ulpiano
del Valle, Ysabela Varela (Mrs. Ygnacio del Valle?)
Den, Alphonso Lorenzo
Deorana, Maria A.
 
Dibblee, Francisca (Mrs. William Thomas Summers)
Dickson, Geo. E.
Dillon, Dr. Edward T.
Doran, Laura Lynn (Mrs. Edward T. Dillon)
Dougherty, E.
Dwight, John Wilbur
Ferguson, Lila St. Clair (Mrs. Leslie Judkins O'Kelly)
Fitzgerald, O. P.
Fleming, Ernest
Forster, John F. / Juan F. Forster
Forster, Juan Fernando Majin Ernesto (son of Juan F. Forster and Josefa R. del Valle)
Francis, Mrs. John Fillmore
Furman, Walter Ferguson
Girvin, John
Glass, Joseph
Gonzalez, Virginia (Mrs. Ricardo de Urquiza)
Hall, W. S.
Harmer?, Alexander F.
Heaulme, Antonio
Hortensia, Medardo
Howard, Francisco H.
Hoyle, Ethelbert Pelric
Ingersoll, Luther (Los Angeles Public Library)
John (and Nachita)
Kavanaugh, Mrs. Mary
Kavangh, Agnes (Mrs. E. Dougherty)
Kellogg, Theodore Cleaver
King Manuel of Portugal
Koch, Mrs. William
Labichi, Rose (Mrs. Harrison Albert Putnam)
Lapworth, Muriel Arcardian
Lazo, David
Linn (reverend)
Logsdon, Sister Mary Scholastica (d. 9/3/1902)
Lummis, Charles F.
Macdonald, J. Wiseman
Maguire, Francis J.
Magure, Laura Dolores (Mrs. Theodore Adam Barth)
Mahood, Ruth
Martinez, Encarnacion (Mrs. John Rowland)
Mather, Mrs. Rose C. (daughter of J. A. and Constance M. Bernal)
McFadden, Lcaua? F.
McGonigle, John
Mercum?, E. W.
Meyer, Edwina (Mrs. Alphonso Lorenzo Den)
Montgomery, Mrs. Francis
Moraga, Ben
Moraga, Mrs. Ben
Munday, M. E. C.
Murtagh, John A.
Nachita (and John)
O'Kelly, Leslie Judkins
O'Neil, Patrick Henry
Orena, A. G.
Oreña, Mrs. G.
Palomares, Louis
Palomares, Porfirio R.
Pelaya, Joe
Pico, Andres
Pico, Clarence Leon
Pico, Penara Dana Maria Ignacia Nuarada de
Pico, Pio
Ponet, Mrs. Victor
Ponet, William P. (Reverend)
Provencal, Arcadia Vila (Mrs. Theodore Cleaver Kellogg)
Putnam, Dr. Harrison Albert
Ridley, Alonzo (Colonel)
Rimpau, J. A.
Rimpau, Theo.
Rowan, V. J.
Rowland, John
Sacre Coeur, Rose du
Schmal, Walter Joseph
Segura, Miguel
Summers, William Thomas
Taylor, Maria
Temple, Jackson
Tico, Dora Obiols
Tico, Mrs. Ed
Tores, Lorenzo (Señor General)
Trajanopolis (Bishop)
Urquiza, Ricardo de
Varela, A. Ysabelita
Varela, Antonio Maria
Varela, Ysabel (Mrs. Ygnacio del Valle)  d.3/28/1905
Verdaguer, Pedro (Vicar)
Villegas, Amalia Sepulveda de
Waldteufel, A.
Welch, Henry (Reverend)
Workman, Gertrude (Mrs. Walter Ferguson Furman)
Wright, S. S.
Yndart, M. A. de
Yorba, Hortensia (Mrs. Porfirio R. Palomares)
 
Yorba, Ramona