Original map drawn up between Manuel Vaca, William McDaniel and L.B. Mizner for the land deal that created the town of Vacaville. This map shows traces of a land swindle that had Vaca selling off more land to McDaniel and Mizner than he thought he was selling. When Vaca realized he had been tricked, he filed suit. Vaca thought he was only selling one square mile to the two men, but ended up selling nine square miles. Vaca sued and lost the first round in court, but won the second..
Mrs. Landes Lewitin, Alica daughter of Henry Watson Mizner and grandaughter of Lansing Bond Mizner
Lansing Bond Mizner. He bacame partner of Milliam McDaniel in founding of Vacaville, California. Also a partner of S.K. Nurse of Denverton, California in four mule stage line from Benicia to New Helvetia (Sacramento, Ca.)
Mrs. Landes Lewitin about 1975, only surviving grandchild of L. B. Mizner in 1976..
Juan Manuel Vaca for whom Vacaville was named. Land Grant partner of Juan Felipe Pena
Locations include: Residence and farm of James Galbraith, Birds Landing. Solano Brewery, Vallejo Cal., Widenmann and Rothenbush, proprs. Mrs. C.J. Pittman, proptrs. Bridgport (Bridgport Hotel, i.e., Bridgeport) Pioneer Brewery, Edward McGettigan, propr., Vallejo, Cal. [...]
Locations include: Vacaville, Los Putos Rancho, Armijo Grant, Suisun Grant, Suscol Grant, Green Valley. Historical atlas map of Solano County, California. Compiled, drawn and published from personal examinations and surveys by Thompson and West. San Francisco, Cala. 1878. Thos. [...]
Map of Sacramento and Lower San Joaquin Valleys, dated 1851, shows land grants in the region during the final decades of the Mexican Era. Rancho Los Putos where the Pena Adobe was built about 1842 is shown at lower center. See the Red Arrow....