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ern line of Santa Clara, to the northwest corner of
Merced, forming the southwest corner of Stanislaus,
as established by survey and map of A. J. Stakes,
July, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight; thence north-
easterly, on line as established by said last named
survey, to the junction of the Herced and San Joaquin
Rivers; thence down the San Joaquin seven miles;
thence in a direct line a little north of east to a monu-
ment established by survey of A. J. Stakes, being on
the summit of the ridge between Merced and Stanis-
laus, and marking common corner of Tuolumne, Mer-
ced, Liariposa, and Stanislaus; thence northwesterly,
in a direct line, and crossing the Stanislaus River, to
monument established by survey and map of George
E. Drew, May, eighteen hundred and sixty, on the
north bank of said last named river; thence north-
westerly, on line of said survey, to its intersection with
western line of Range Ten East, Mount Diablo meri-
dian, which point is marked by a inonument estab-
lishing the north corner of Stanislaus County; thence
south, on said range line, to Stanislaus River; thence
down the latter to its mouth in San Joaquin River;
thence southwesterly on line as surveyed and mapped
by Wallace and Stakes, Vlay, eighteen hundred and
sixty-eight, to the place of beginning.
County seat-Modesto.

Note.-Stats. 1854, p. 40; 1855, p. 245; 1860, p. 34;
1870, p. 776.

MERCED.

3934. Beginning at northwest corner, being south- Merced. west corner of Stanislaus, as shown on survey and map of A. J. Stakes, eighteen hundred and sixtyeight; thence northeasterly, on southern line of Stanislaus, as described in Section 3933, to common corner of Tuolumne, Mariposa, Merced, and Stanislaus, as established in said section; thence southeasterly, by

direct line, being western line of Mariposa, to Phillips'
Ferry, on Merced River; thence southeasterly, on line
of Mariposa, being line shown on “Map of Mariposa
County,” to Newton's Crossing on Chowchilla Creek,
forming southeast corner; thence down the northern
side and on high water mark, being on line of Fresno,
to the lower clump of cottonwood timber at the sink
of said creek; thence south, forty-five degrees west,
to the eastern line of Monterey, on summit of Coast
Range, forming southwest corner; thence northwest-
erly, by said summit and line of Monterey and Santa
Clara, to the place of beginning.
County seat—Snelling.

NOTE.-Stats. 1855, p. 125; 1856, p. 183; 1866, p. 172; 1868, p. 56.

MONO.

Mono.

3935. Beginning at north corner on State line, being east corner of Alpine, as established in Section 3931; thence southwesterly, on the easterly line of Alpine, as established in Section 3931, to the main summit of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; thence southerly, along said summit, on easterly line of Alpine, Tuolumne, and Fresno, to a point where the northern line of Township Six South, Mount Diablo base, intersects said summit line, forming southwest corner; thence east, on said township line, being the northern line of Inyo, to the eastern line of the State, forming southeast corner; thence northwest, on the State line, to the place of beginning. County seat—Bridgeport.

NOTE.-Stats. 1861, p. 235; 1864, pp. 30, 178; 1866, pp. 144, 335; 1870, pp. 20, 421.

CALAVERAS.

Calaveras.

3936. Beginning at southern corner, at a point in the Stanislaus River where it intersects the eastern line of Stanislaus County, as established in Section

3933, being a point one mile north of Knight's Ferry,
and being the western corner of Tuolumne County;
thence up said river and north fork thereof, to the
easterly line of Alpine, as established in Section 3931;
thence northerly, on the line of Alpine, to the south-
east corner of Amador, as established in Section 3930
and 3931; thence southwesterly, on the southern line
of Amador, down the Mokelumne River, to the south-
west corner of Amador, on eastern line of San Joaquin
County; thence southerly and southeasterly, on line of
San Joaquin and Stanislaus, as established in Sections
3932 and 3933, to the place of beginning.
County seat–San Andreas.

Note.-Stats. 1851, p. 175; 1854, p. 46; 1855, p. 134;
1861, p. 235; 1864, p. 178.

TUOLUMNE.

3937. Beginning at the most western corner, being Tuolumne. the southern corner of Calaveras, as established in Section 3936, in Stanislaus River; thence southeasterly to common corner of Merced, Mariposa, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne, as established in Section 3933; thence easterly on northern line of Mariposa, following summit line of the dividing ridge between Tuolumne and Merced Rivers, to Mount Lyell, as marked on Warren Holt's map, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and the summit of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, being on the western line of Vono and common corner of Tuolumine, Mariposa, and Fresno; thence northerly by the line of Mono, being the summit line of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, to the southern corner of Alpine, as established in Section 3931; thence northwesterly by the line of Alpine to the southeastern corner of Calaveras; thence westerly on the line of Calaveras and down the Stanislaus River, to the place of beginning. County seat—Sonora.

Note.-Stats. 1851, p. 175; 1855, p. 245; 1859, p. 213; 1864, p. 178; 1866, p. 144; 1870, p. 20.

MARIPOSA.

Mariposa.

3938. Beginning at the initial point of Fresno County, being where the Stockton road to Millerton crosses the Chowchilla Creek, known as Newton's Crossing; thence north, forty-five degrees east, to the southwest corner of Section Eleven, Township Six South, Range Twenty East, Mount Diablo base and meridian; thence east, following section lines to main ridge between waters of Big Creek and Fresno River; thence easterly on the main ridge which divides the waters of the Merced and San Joaquin Rivers, to the intersection of the same with the summit line of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and western line of Mono, the same point forming common corner of Tuolumne, Fresno, and Mariposa, as described in Section 3937; thence westerly, by the southern boundary of Tuolumne, to the southwest corner thereof, being common corner of Stanislaus, Merced, Tuolumne, and Mariposa; thence southeasterly, on western line of Merced, as established in Section 3934, to the place of beginning. County seat, Mariposa.

NOTE.-Stats. 1851, p. 175; 1852, p. 240; 1855, p. 125; 1856, p. 183; 1861, p. 235; 1870, p. 20; 1870, p. 449.

Stats. 1871-2, p. 891.
An Act to better define the boundary line of Mari-

posa and Fresno Counties.

[Approved April 1, 1872.] [Enacting clause.]

SECTION 1. The line at present known as the boundary line between Mariposa and Fresno Counties, from the westerly point of junction of said counties, running easterly to the southwest corner of section eleven and the north west corner of section fourteen, in township six south, range twenty east, of Mount Diablo meridian; thence east to the northwest corner of section fourteen, in township six south, range twenty-one east; thence north to the northwest corner of section thirty-five, in township five south, range twenty-one east; thence

east to the southwest corner of section thirty, in town-
ship five outh, range twenty-two east; thence north to
the sonthwest corner of the Mariposa Big Tree Grant;
thence east along the line of said grant to the southeast
corner of said grant; thence north along the line of
said grant to the northeast corner of the same; thence
north to the original boundary line between the Coun-
ties of Mariposa and Fresno; thence along said line to
the present boundary line, is hereby declared and con-
stituted the boundary line between said counties.

SEC. 2. The respective County Surveyors of Mari-
posa and Fresno Counties shall proceed to survey and
complete said defining line, with the necessary monu-
ments, prior to the first day of September, 1872. Rea-
sonable compensation, not to exceed one hundred and
fifty dollars each, may be allowed by the Supervisors
of Mariposa and Fresno Counties, to be paid out of the
county General Funds of said counties; and in case of
a disagreement, they shall be empowered to call in a
third surveyor as umpire, whose decision shall be final,
but whose services shall in no case be an additional
charge.

Sec. 3. The Act entitled “An Act to better define the boundary line between Fresno and Mariposa Counties," approved March 29, 1870, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect immediately.

FRESNO.

3939. Beginning at southeast corner of Merced Fresno. and southwest corner of Mariposa, being a point where the Stockton road to Millerton crosses the Chowchilla Creek, known as Newton's Crossing; thence westerly down said stream, on the north side, on line of high water mark, being on southeastern line of Merced, to the lower clump of cottonwood timber at the sink of said creek; thence south, forty-five degrees west, and on line of Merced, to the eastern boundary line of Monterey, as described in Section 3948, being on summit of Coast Range; thence, following said boundary line on said summit, in a southeasterly direction, to a point in the same, which point is south forty-five degrees west from the point on King's River where

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