Rancho Paraje de Sanchez
Rancho Paraje de Sanchez (also called "Rancho Punta del Monte") was a 6,584-acre (26.64 km2) Mexican land grant in the Salinas Valley, in present day Monterey County, California. It was given in 1839 by Governor Juan B. Alvarado to Francisco Lugo.
Francisco Lugo was granted the one and one half square league Rancho Paraje de Sanchez in 1939.
With the cession of California to the United States following the Mexican-American War, the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo provided that the land grants would be honored. As required by the Land Act of 1851, a claim for Rancho Paraje de Sanchez was filed with the Public Land Commission in 1853, and the grant was patented to Juana Briones de Lugo et al. in 1866.
Francisco Soberanes, who inherited Rancho Ex-Mission Soledad, and later purchased the adjoining Rancho Paraje de Sanchez.
- Ogden Hoffman, 1862, Reports of Land Cases Determined in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Numa Hubert, San Francisco
- Diseño del Rancho Paraje de Sanchez
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rancho Paraje de Sanchez
- United States. District Court (California : Southern District) Land Case 230 SD
- Report of the Surveyor General 1844 - 1886