Robert Kelly, along with four other men, controlled Jamacha Rancho for some twenty years. Kelly directly oversaw the operation of the enterprise, acting as foreman or manager.
An English copy of the Diseño to Rancho Jamacha. United States Land Commission, Southern District, Case No. 48.
Plot of the Jamacha Rancho as patented in 1871.
Subdivision or partition Map of the Jamacha Rancho, showing the location of the Jamacha adobe.
A partial view of the Jamacha Rancho c. 1890, long after the “legal hocus-pocus” of its subdivision.
THE MAP on page 79 is courtesy of the Bancroft Library. Those on pages 82 and 84 are from San Diego County Court Records. Photographs are from the San Diego Historical Society’s Title Insurance and Trust Collection.