1834-08-09: Upper California missions secularized by Gov. Figueroa

Upper California missions secularized by the Mexican government. In his August 9, 1834 proclamation, Governor Jose Figueroa began the process of secularization and dispersement of the first ten mission properties by granting ranchos to Californians.

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03177b.htm

http://www.sandiegohistory.org/journal/66july/pueblo.htm

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