History of California, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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N.J. Stone, 1898 - California
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Contents

Result of the movements on behalf of the Indians
92
CHAPTER IV
107
Echeandias order for the release of Indian children held as domestic servants
116
CHAPTER V
125
His ideas of the administration of justice capital executions under obsolete lavs
131
Report against secularization and abuse of everybody connected with it
137
CHAPTER VI
143
Renewal of the quarrel between Echeandia and the deputation Agustin V
149
How the caravan trade in serapes and mules between California and New Mex
155
Vallejos report denunciation of the missionary treatment of the Indians
174
CHAPTER VIII
181
S Discussion as to the effect of the secularization law
185
chapter IX
198
Distinction between the mission the presidio and the village question of pueblo
204
CHAPTER X
215
Condition of the missions in their most flourishing period shortly before secular
221
The Ariadne clew out of the labyrinth how he left or was shipped from Mon
225
Centralist triumph in Mexico new constitutional bases California restive
228
Alvarado declared governor powers conferred on him
234
Alvarados march to Los Angeles negotiations and treaty
240
How the new appointment was announced Jose Antonio Carrillos letter to
245
His proclamation of the termination of hostilities
251
Dissatisfaction of San Jose with the preference given the pueblo of Dolores
257
Elections of 1839 and meeting of the first departmental junta in 1840
263
Extraordinary proclamation of Jose Maria Villa and others
267
Alvarados communications to the national government
273
Those of 1831 and 1832
279
Preparations of the Russians to leave California their improvements
285
General excellence of both books
291
CHAPTER XIV
295
San Juan Capistrano the only one regularly converted into an Indian pueblo
305
THE LAST MEXICAN GOVERNORS
315
His plan of fortifying Los Angeles seizure and release of the American ship
321
CHAPTER II
334
How Rafael Telles attempted to restrain the excesses of the troops
335
Reduction of official salaries order concerning doctors charges prosecution
341
Alvarado on the alert
348
Castros generosity capitulation of San Fernando its terms
354
The bill of rights sections copied from New York and Iowa additional sec
365
CHAPTER IV
379
Indian affairs Salvador Vallejos expedition to Clear Lake
387
CHAPTER V
399
Manuel Castros letter to Pico
405
Castros proclamation to his soldiers his letter to Pico on the bearflag atrocity
409
CHAPTER VI
415
Bentons extraordinary account of Fremonts services
421
Bitter feelings of Americans against the Vallejos precautions taken to prevent
427
Origin of the bearflag party anil who composed it
431
The terms of the proclamation objects of the bearflag party
437
Their consternation on realizing their position threatened abandonment of
441
Capture of William Todd how William Ford rescued him by a brilliant exploit
443
CHAPTER VIII
453
CHAPTER XII
513
s The mission system first an advantage afterwards an obstacle to progress
528
Monte Diablo the view from its summit
534
Islands
540
Geysers solfataras and hot springs
546
Soils
550
Ceanothus azalea and rhododendron
556
Elks deer mountain sheep
562
General summary
568
Movements of the Californians Jose Maria Floresletter Picos orders
574
Stocktons address to the people of California
581
His orders relative to his proposed civil government
587
The village from 1839 to 1846
593
Affairs at Los Angeles Gillespie compelled to leave Mervine and Gillespies
599
Movements of Fremont failure of his voyage his return to Monterey
601
The instructions that were given him
607
Arrival in California meeting with Gillespie
613
The march meeting with peace commissioners Floresletter
619
CHAPTER IV
625
Arrangement between Kearny and Shubrick their agreement with Commodore
631
Fremonts position at Los Angeles how he was obliged to obey Kearny
637
Commander Montgomerys seizure of San Jose del Cabo raising of the Ameri
643
The advance on Mexico battle of Cerro Gordo Nicholas P Trists commis
646
Advance upon the city lodgment affected
652
Arrest of Nash his submission
658
lis general order for trials by jury experience and disapprobation of courts
664
How he prevented any further revolt correspondence and meeting with Jose
669
Letter describing his position
675
Losses of the Donner party how the memorials of starvation camp were
681
Arrival of gold in quantities at San Francisco the excitement there
687
His estimates of the gold yield condition ofaffairs at the mines
693
His visit to New Almaden and what he saw there
694
The overland immigration of 1849 additions to the population by sea and land
700
Position of California after the adjournment of congress
706
Arrival of General Bennet Riley
712
His orders for the election of delegates to a constitutional convention and of offi
714
San Francisco a center for speculators Baron Steinberger
720
How he was advised by Mason to call a constitutional convention his proclama
726
Rileys visit to the mines
732
Importance of the subject of land titles the laws and documents on which they
739
Effect of the secularization of the missions in throwing lands open to coloniza
750
CHAPTER XI
756
Unanimous adoption of a section against slavery
758
Expressions of opinion on the subject of gambling
764
Debates about the clauses against dueling
770
The de facto government its officers digest and publication of Mexican laws
776
Crosbys report on the advantages of the common law over the civil law
798
Burnetts presentation of the proposition to the legislature how it was received
804
How Thomas Butler King was sent to California the instructions he received
810
Why the South had no right to complain
816
His views of the rights of the people the higher law
818

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