* Cattle: San Nicolas Island

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Cattle: San Nicolas Island



In the News~

July 9, 1919 [Revocable License]: “Whereas, by an instrument of revocable license dated July 9, 1919, issued by the Secretary of Commerce, and renewals thereof, one E. N. Vail was given permission to use and occupy for grazing purposes the site of the San Nicolas Lighthouse Reservation…” [Cattle?]


September 1933: Robert L. Brooks sold his interest in San Nicolas Island to Roy Agee, Margaret Agee, Lyman Elliott and Edna Elliott. The sale included about 1000 sheep, horses, cows, equipment, sheds, fencing, and houses located on the island (Brooks 1933).


June 11, 1934 [Revocable Permit]: “Whereas, by an instrument of revocable license dated July 9, 1919, issued by the Secretary of Commerce, and renewals thereof, one E. N. Vail was given permission to use and occupy for grazing the purposes the site of the San Nicolas Lighthouse Reservation, California, that is at present under control and jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy; and Whereas, E. N. Vail disposed of his sheep, horses, equipment and other improvements on said Government reservation to R. E. Agee and L. P. Elliott, who are now, and for more than five years past have been, occupying Government reservation; and whereas the term of occupancy expires July 31, 1934… Now Therefore, in consideration of the premises, the Secretary of the Navy hereby grants to R. E. Agee and L. P. Elliott permission to occupy the Naval Reservation, San Nicolas Island, California, for grazing purposes from August 1, 1934.”