History of California, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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N. J. Stone, 1897 - California
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Contents

CHAPTER III
82
Hydraulic mining and its development Chabots hose and head
88
How Downie left Tincup Bar and went to Downieville Jim Crows
94
Forest City and its changes of name Forest Mooney and her influence
100
Sutter Creek and Amador the great Mother Lode 11 1
112
Stanislaus river mining settlements Tuttletown and Jackass Gulch
118
Columbia and Sonora the Grass Valley and Nevada of Southern Mines
124
Big Oak Flat James D Savage and his relations with Indians
129
Coulterville and Hornitos Maxwells Creek Penon Blanco and Buck
135
Scott and Salmon river deposits
141
Ancient river channels cut through by modern rivers rich spots
147
Fraser river why miners were ready for new excitement
153
Comstock lode and its bonanzas
159
Philadelphia Bill on drunken carouse practical joking by roister
165
Leveling tendency of life in mines
171
CHAPTER VII
177
Tenderness for children Californian pets recollections of old homes
184
Changes for the better produced by coming of respectable women
192
Surprising discoveries how cheats outwitted themselves b1ters b1t
198
Handiness of early miners Samuel C Uphams exper1ence
208
CHAPTER IX
215
How Paul Geddes masqueraded under the name of Talbot H Green
221
justice Barry of Sonora specimens of his legal documents 227 ustice Barry and Lawyer Quint
228
Scheme to run springwagons and its outcome overland adventurers
238
Supercession of shipcaptains by Californiabound passengers
244
CHAPTER XI
251
Absolute equality of men the fundamental principle of mining customs
257
CHAPTER XII
272
Case of acquittal and reprimand for shooting at Mormon Island
278
Quarrel and homicide at Holdens Garden
284
CHAPTER XIII
291
Scoundrels in high places and in low places plunder and spoils incen
311
jncrease of crime and incendiarism in San Francisco
317
Arrest of the real James Stuart release of Burdue
323
How retaken by vigilance committee hanging of Whittaker and
329
Reception of news of admission public rejoicing hilarity at Delmoni
333
Initiation of street improvements
339
Postoffice how inquirers formed into lines
345
Conflagration known as First Great Fire
351
Sixth GreatFire
357
How George H Hossefross organized success in combating confla
361
Character of old commoncouncil its financial operations high salaries and oppressive taxation
367
Beachandwater lots as investments
373
CHAPTER III
379
Sketch of Horace Hawes his action as prefect
386
Hawesformulation of charges for impeachment of Burnett
392
Peter Smiths suits judgments and sales of city property
399
Vain efforts to redeem property sold final results
401
Public burdens of the fiscal year 18512
411
Action of San Francisco assemblymen Lieutenantgovernor Purdys
418
How water was supplied water companies
424
Fortification of harbor of San Francisco
431
Use of forged warrants in shinning around to borrow money
437
Banking houses of 1850 Page Bacon Co Adams Co
443
Deposit of assets with Palmer Cook Co
449
Pacific mail steamers scenes on arrivals
456
Lynchlaw trial ineffectual attempts to save the womans life how
462
Efforts to start a new business the Evening Bulletin newspaper
465
Morality of the Bulletin its refusal of objectionable advertisements
471
Attempts to silence or get King out of the way his answer to threats
477
Crowds at jail speech of Thomas S King
483
Movement against San Francisco Herald John Nugent and
489
How safety fund was initiated Peytons happy introduction
555
Consideration of bulkhead project plans of defense reorganization
561
How state arms on board schooner Julia seized
567
General Howards experience with vigilance committee
573
CHAPTER XII
580
Terrys willingness to resign office and leave state Mrs Terrys veto
591
Boutwells reply
597
Dissatisfaction of delegates at verdict and sentence refusal to approve
603
CHAPTER XIV
623
Public exposition of vigilance headquarters
629
His final triumph resignation of officials demanded
635
Prosecution of Durkee for piracy and result
641
Damage suits against Coleman and others in New York and outcome
642
Return of some of the expatriated suit of Duane in federal court
648
Initiation of new government by Peoples party
654
Local indebtedness in various parts of state
663
CHAPTER III
691
Alleged Marchena grant John K Moores vexatious lawsuits
704
Moguls of Junction Bar and their doings
710
How Pedro Gonzales shot by Love robberies and murders in
716
Joseph Hetherington his shooting of Dr Andrew Randall circum
719
Captain Loves company of rangers
723
Antagonism between Raousset and Pindray and how it manifested itself
729
Negotiations Blancos ultimatum
733
Dillon stirs filibuster coals into new blaze
739
Dillons aggravating conduct his trial and discharge
746
Viceconsul Calvo and his promises
752
Effect upon him of Pindray and Raoussets expeditions his visit
758
New recruits and more mouths to feed Battle of La Grulla
764
Opening for filibuster operations in Nicaragua
771
Parker H Frenchs illadvised action execution of Mayorga 777 Treaty o1 peace blue ribbon of Nicaragua Independente 778 President Rivas and his a...
778
Its large business
785
How routed at Santa Rosa
792
Evacuation of Granada
798
Henry A Crabb and his early career
807
Mexican authorities justified in treating Crabb as filibuster
813
Meeting with Indians how they were awed by whites
819
Mad river how discovered and why so named
825
How Wood was carried to Mark West how he recovered
831
Savage and how he grew rich among Indians
836
Taking of Ponwatchee first appearance of Tenieya chief of Yosemites
842
Tenieyas life prophecy of Ms fate
848
Names of prominent points in Yosemite
854
CHAPTER X
861
Banks of Sacramento rivtr in 1S 19 Schwartz melons potatoraising
865
Wheat to exclusion of everything else
871
Mustang stallions and their families
877
CHAPTERXI
884
How rancheria destroyed and squaw procured for old Greenwood
891
How Indians made purchases
897
Indian reservation commissioners and their work
904
TREATMENT OF INDIANS CONTINUED
912
Final subjection of Wintoons
918
Humboldt Home Guards and their services
924
Smith river reservation and its management
930
PAKE
937
Peace policy of government its orders
943
Elijah Steeles mission and his mistake
949
The Ben Wright massacre and other wrongs
955
CHAPTER XIV
962
Circumstances of murder of Rev Dr Thomas
968

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