Forster vs. Pico the struggle for the Rancho Santa Margarita by Paul Bryan Gray

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Published by Arthur H. Clark Co. in Spokane, Wash .

Written in English

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  • Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.),
  • California,
  • California, Southern


  • Pico, Pío, 1801-1894 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Forster, John, 1814-1882 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Land titles -- California -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Mexicans -- Land tenure -- California, Southern -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) -- History.,
  • California -- History -- 1850-1950.,
  • California -- Ethnic relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-247) and index.

Book details

Other titlesForster versus Pico
Statementby Paul Bryan Gray.
LC ClassificationsF868.S34 G73 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691884M
ISBN 100870622714
LC Control Number97039049

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Gray is the second historian to tackle Forster vs. Pico, and he acknowledges Terry E. Stephenson’s three-part article with that title in the Southern California Quarterly (DecemberMarch and June ), which Santa Ana’s Fine Arts Press reprinted in as a page book. Genre/Form: History Trials, litigation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gray, Paul Bryan.

Forster vs. Pico. Spokane, Wash.: Arthur H. Clark Co., Pico's battle to retain that grant in the face of formidable legal challenges from John Forster and others, provides an absorbing view of California during its transitional era and Americanization.

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[Terry E Stephenson]. Early life. InJohn Forster left his home in Liverpool, England to work for his uncle, James (Santiago) Johnson, in Guaymas, Mexico. Arrival in California. Forster then came overland to California, reaching Los Angeles in In he became a Mexican citizen and worked as a shipping agent at San he married Ysidora Pico, sister of a future Mexican Born:Liverpool, England.

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