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Saga of Rancho El Tejon

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Saga of Rancho El Tejon
By Frank Latta

New, Paperback, 293 pages

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Saga of Rancho El Tejon
By Frank Latta

New, Paperback, 293 pages

This book is the story of Jose Lopez, majordomo of the El Tejon Ranchos, 300,000 acres of Rancho El Tejon, La Liebre, Castaic & Agua Caliente from 1873 to his death in 1939. This was first published by Latta in 1976 & reprinted in 2006 by Chris Brewer of Bear State Books. Lopez was first interviewed by Latta from 1916 & up until his death. Lopez was helped in his recollections by his more than 130 volumes of personal diaries. This is a valuable first hand account of early California.

Table of Contents
PREFACE
CHAPTER ONE Majordomo of el Tejon
CHAPTER TWO Baker’s Field
CHAPTER THREE Carreta Freighters
CHAPTER FOUR THE OVERLAND STAGE ROAD
CHAPTER FIVE Cattle and Vaqueros
CHAPTER SIX LOS INDIOS
CHAPTER SEVEN SAN EMIGDIO AND ALEXIS GODEY
CHAPTER EIGHT Pioneer Companeros
CHAPTER NINE GENERAL BEALE
CHAPTER TEN SOUTHERN ARROYOS
CHAPTER ELEVEN LOS OSOS
CHAPTER TWELVE Bandidos
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Droving
INDEX
AUTHOR’S PROFILE
ARTISTS PROFILE

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