San Francisco History

GRANTS BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
for
"OUTSIDE LANDS"


Land Relinquished by the United States

GRANTS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE OF THE LAND EMBRACED WITHIN THE FORMER LINES OF THE MILITARY RESERVATION AT OLD POINT SAN JOSE, SINCE THE PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING ACT BY CONGRESS, ARE HEREWITH PRESENTED.

AN ACT
TO RELINQUISH THE INTEREST OF THE UNITED STATES IN CERTAIN LANDS TO THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled:

    That all the right and title of the United States to the Military Reservation in the City and County of San Francisco, in the State of California, known as the Point San Jose Military Reservation, be, and the same are hereby relinquished and granted to the said City and County, and its successors, for the uses and purposes, as follows:

    First. To maintain all streets and alleys as now laid out upon the Official Map of the City of San Francisco.
    Second. And then in trust to grant and convey the remainder of said lands to the parties severally who are at the date of the passage of this Act in the actual bona fide possession thereof, by themselves or their tenants, and in such parcels as the same are so held and posssessed by them, or who, if they have not such possession, were deprived thereof by the United States military authorities when they went into the occupancy of said Military Reservation, or were deprived thereof by intruders or trespassers, against whom possession may be recovered by legal process.
    Third. To have and to hold all the residue, if any, of said lands, for the u se and benefit of said City, there being excepted from this relinquishment and grant all that certain piece or parcel of land, portion of said Reservation, and which is bounded and described as follows, vis: Commencing at a point in the mean low water shore line of the Bay, or entrance to the Bay, of San Francisco, east of the promontory of Point San Jose, where the same is intersected by the westerly line of Van Ness avenue, running thence southerly along the said westerly line of Van Ness avenue to its intersection with the northern line of Bay street, thence westerly along the north side of Bay street to its intersection with the eastern line of Laguna street, thence northerly along the said eastern line of Laguna steet to the westerly shore, thence in a northeasterly, easterly, southeasterly and southerly direction, following the said shore line, and including the entire water front between Laguna street and Van Ness avenue, to the point or place of beginning.
    Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That nothing in this act contained shall interfere with or prejudice any valid adverse right or claim, if such exist, to said land or any part thereof, whether derived from Spain, Mexico, or the United States, or preclude an examination and adjustment thereof by the Courts.
    Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act be, and the same are hereby declared inapplicable to the lands herein-above relinquished and granted.

    Approved, July 1st, 1870.


Land Relinquished by the United States - West of Larkin Street
NO.
BLOCK
GRANTEE
     DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY
ORDER
of
GRANT
ADOPTED
CERTIFICATE
FOR DEED
ISSUED
259 Thomas H. Selby and Peter Naylor  SE JEfferson and Hyde, E on Jefferson 200 to former line of Military Reservation, SW to Beach, W 95 to Hyde, N 275 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Feb. 23, 1871 
260  J.G. Klumpke SE Hyde and Beach, E on Beach to former line of Military Reservation, S W to Hyde, N to commencement 170 Mar. 13, 1871 April 15, 1871
288  Moses Ellis Block 288, entire 177 April 17, 1871 Oct. 10, 1871
289  Edward F. Palmer NW Hyde and North Point, W on North Point, 275x275 153 Nov. 31, 1870 Dec. 24, 1870
  Henry M. Naglee N North Point, 68.9 E from Larkin, E 68 9x137.6 180 April 24, 1871 June 2, 1871
290 Henry M. Naglee SE Larkin and North Point, S on Larkin 137.6, E 245.6 to former line of Military Reservation, NE to North Point, W344 173 April 3, 1871 May 9, 1871
  E.D. Donnelly NE Bay and Larkin, N on Larkin 137.6x275 171 Mar. 13, 1871 April 13, 1871
29 Spring Valley Water Works SE Polk and Francisco, E on Francisco to former line of Military Reservation, SW to Polk, N to commencement 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Mar. 13, 1871
31 Francis Williams NW Bay and Larkin, W on Bay 137.6x137.6 141 Sept. 26, 1870 Oct. 27, 1870
  Theodore Le Roy NE Bay and Polk, N on Polk 275, E 412.6, S 137.6, W 137.6, S 137.6, W 275 138 Sept. 19, 1870 Oct. 17, 1870
32 Pioneer Wollen Factory SE Beach and Polk, S on Pol, 275, E 412.6, N 137.6, W 68.9, N 137.6, W 343.9 155 Dec. 12, 1870 Jan. 24, 1871
  F.M. Farwell SW Beach and Larkin, W on Beach 68.9x137.6 146 Oct. 10, 1870 Dec. 20, 1870
33
34
Samuel Merrit and
Theo. Le Roy
Blocks 33 and 34, entire 177 April 17, 1871 May 24, 1871
37 Spring Valley Water Works NE Beach and Van Ness ave, E on Beach 137.6x137.6 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Mar. 13, 1871
38 Spring Valley Water Works SE Beach and Van Ness ave, E on Beach 123x137.6 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Mar. 13, 1871
  Pioneer Woolen Factory SW Beach and Polk, W on Beach 266, S 137.6, W 123, S 137.6, E 384, N 275 155 Dec. 12, 1870 Jan. 24, 1871
39 Theodore Le Roy Block 39, entire 138 Sept. 18, 1870 Oct. 17, 1870
40 George R. Bowles Block 40, entire 143 Oct. 3, 1870 Nov. 2, 1870
41 Edward Kennedy and Theron R. Hopkins NE Chestnut and Van Ness avenue, E on Chestnut 109, N 137.6, E 137.6, N 137.6, W 246.6, S 275 148 Oct. 31, 1870 Nov. 30, 1870
Jan. 16, 1871
Feb. 7, 1871
  Thomas Farley N Chestnut 137.6 W from Polk, W 127.6x137.6 160 Jan. 23, 1981 Mar. 13, 1871
  John and Rebecca Crummey NW Chestnut and Polk, W on Chestnut 137.6x275 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Feb. 23, 1871
101 Charles G. Welling NE Chestnut and Franklin, N on Franklin 137.6, E 137.6, N 137.6, E 202.3, S 275, W 399.9 151 Nov. 7, 1870 Dec. 8, 1870
  Rebecca Crummey and John Farley NW Chestnut and Van Ness avenue, W on Chestnut 45x275 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Mar. 13, 1871
  Charles Alpers SE Francisco and Franklin, S on Franklin 68.9x137.6 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Feb. 23, 1871
  John Ferry E Franklin, 68.9 S from Francisco, S 68.9x137.6 160 Jan. 23, 1871 Feb. 23, 1871
102 Joshua Gray NE Francisco and Franklin, N on Franklin 137.6x384.9 170 Mar. 13, 1871 April 15, 1871
  Margaret Kan et als. SE Bay and Franklin, S on Franklin 1237.6x384.9 170 Mar. 13, 1871 April 15, 1871
111 B.S. Brooks SE Bay and Gough, E on Bay 412.6, S 1137.6, W 200, S 137.6, W 212.6, N 275 176 April 17, 1871 May 24, 1871
  Joshua Gray NW Franklin and Francisco, N on Franklin 137.6x200 170 Mar. 13, 1871 Apr. 15, 1871
112 Bridget Higgins Block 112, entire 138 Sept. 18, 1870 Oct. 18, 1870
172 Charles Wilson SE Francisco and Octavia, E on Francisco 206.3x275 164 Feb. 6, 1871 Mar. 14, 1871
173 Charles Wilson SE Bay and Octavia, E on Bay 206.3x275 164 Feb. 6, 1871 Mar. 14, 1871
184 J.B. & L.B. Joseph Block 184, entire 170 Mar. 13, 1871 Apr. 15, 1871
185 J.P. Manrow SE Francisco and Laguna, E on Francisco 137.6, S to line of former Military Reservation, NW to Laguna, N to commencement 164 Feb. 6, 1871 Mar. 14, 1871
  John Mulholland SW Francisco and Octavia, W on Francisco 275, S to line of former Military Reservation, SE to Octavia, N to commencement 170 Mar. 13, 1871 Apr. 15, 1871
249 Thomas M. Nosler NW Bay and Laguna, N on Laguna 137.6x412.6 187 July 31, 1871 Sept. 22, 1871

 
PROTESTS
LAND RELINQUISHED BY THE UNITED STATES
NO.
BLOCK
GRANTEE
     DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY
ORDER
of
GRANT
PROTESTED BY
DATE
172 Charles Wilson  SW Francisco and Gough, W on Francisco 203.3x275 164 B.S. Brooks Mar. 11, 1871 
173  Charles Wilson SW Bay and Gough, W on Bay 206.3x275 164 B.S. Brooks Mar. 11, 1871
289  Joseph Dunkerley SE Beach and Larkin, E on Beach 68.9x130 155 F. Mason Dec. 20, 1870
  John Harrison NE North Point and Larkin, E on North Point 68.9x145 160 F. Mason Jan. 27, 1871
  F.M. Farwell S Beach, 68.9 E from Larkin, E 68.9x137.6 146 F. Mason Oct. 27, 1870

Source:  San Francisco Municipal Report 1870-1871, City and County of San Francisco, California

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