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John Bidwell originally possessed block 8 of downtown Chico (California) as a part of the Arroyo Rancho grant. In 1865, he deeded lot 3 of block 8 to G.C. Hewbach.
An abstract of title contains the history of a particular piece of land as it relates to patents, deeds, releases and mortgages.
Contains one 41 page abstract of title, covering the time period 1865 to 1899. Block 8 is located in downtown Chico, between Broadway and Main and directly south of 2nd Street. The abstract was requested by W.J. Costar. H.D. Lausen was the abstractor.
Abstract of title to the Danish tract of the Farwell Grant, MSS 250, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico
Abstract of title to block 8, lot 3,Chico, MSS 252, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.
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