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Galvan, [Rivera], Mariano [1782 - 1876
ORDENANZAS De TIERRAS Y AGUAS, Ó Sea: Formulario Geométrico-Judicial Para la Designacion, Establecimiento, Mensura, Amojonamiento y Deslinde de las Poblaciones y Todas Suertes de Tierras, Sitios, Caballerias, y Criaderos de Ganados Mayores y Menores, y Mercedes de Aguas: Recopiladas; A beneficio y obsequio de los pobladores, ganaderos, labradores, dueños, arrendatarios y administradores de haciendas, y toda clase de predios rústicos, de las muchas y dispersas resoluciones dictadas sobre la materia, y vigentes hasta el dia en la república Mexicana
Impresa por Leandro J. Valdes, 1844. 2nd edition, corrected and enlarged. N.B. Sabin lists only the 4th and subsequent editions, cf Sabin 26466. [2], IV, [3] - 184 pp. Head- tailpieces. 2 plates. Numerous intratextual figures. Tables. 8vo. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2". Period full contemporary green & brown mottled Mexican calf, gilt-decorated spine with black gilt-lettered title label. General wear to binding, which has a bit of splay to the boards. Age-toning to paper, with a tide line to right margin for the first dozen leaves or so. Overall, Very Good. The new Mexican Constitution of 1836, uniting Baja and Alta California to form one department, was very unpopular in the northern provinces of Alta California. Later that year, by means of a revolt, Juan Bautista Alvarado replaced Nicolas Gutierez, becoming the first Californio (California born) Governor of Alta California. His position became official in 1839 when a new constitution was approved. The 1839 constitution addressed the vague and poorly observed land laws of the 1824 federalist constitution and the 1836 constitution of the Seven Laws. This work, a compilation of formulas and regulations regarding surveys of boundaries, water rights, etc., examines the total body of land law from the earliest years of Spanish occupation of America up to the Mexican colonization laws. Contains material on California [not in Cowan]; Texas colonization laws 1824, 1828, 1834, and 1837 (not mentioned by Streeter) and is the first extensive treatise to address the land surveys, water rights, boundaries and related matters, providing formulas, re … [Click Below for Full Description]
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