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Abstract of title to block 8, lot 3, Chico Edit


MSS 252
Finding Aid Author
Dillon Wackerman, Pamela Nett Kruger and Mary Ellen Bailey
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  • 1901 (Creation)


  • 1 folder (Whole)

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  • Access Restrictions

    Collection is open for research without restriction.

  • Usage Restrictions

    No restrictions.

  • Biographical / Historical

    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.

  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • Related Materials

    Abstract of title to the Danish tract of the Farwell Grant, MSS 250, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico

  • Preferred Citation

    Abstract of title to block 8, lot 3,Chico, MSS 252, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.

  • Arrangement

    Original order

  • Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

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