A Compilation of Spanish and Mexican Law: In Relation to Mines, and Titles to Real Estate, in Force in California, Texas and New Mexico; and in the Territories Acquired Under the Louisiana and Florida Treaties, when Annexed to the United States. Volume I. Containing a Translation of the Mining Ordinances of New Spain--Gamboas̕ Mining Ordinances--the Laws in Relation to Mines of Gold, Silver and Quicksilver, Contained in the "Novisima Recopilacion",and the "Recopilacion de Las Indias", and in the Decrees of the Cortes of Spain and of Ferdinand VII., Also of the Laws and Decrees of Mexico, on the Subject of Mines, Colonization, and the Right of Foreigners to Hold Real Estate. Also, Extracts from Public Documents, and from the Laws of California, in Relation to Mines and Mineral Lands: Together with a Digest of the Common Law, on the Subject of Mines and Mining, Volume 1
John S. Voorhies, 1851 - Mining law - 663 pages
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Page 472 - And, in order to preclude all difficulty in tracing upon the ground the limit separating Upper from Lower California, it is agreed that the said limit shall consist of a straight line drawn from the middle of the Rio Gila, where it unites with the Colorado, to a point on the coast of the Pacitie Ocean, distant one marine league due south of the southernmost point of the port of San Diego...