The Western Shore Gazetteer and Commercial Directory for the State of California ... Yolo County: One Volume Being Devoted to Each County of the State, Giving a Brief History of Each County ... (Google eBook)

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C.P. Sprague & H.W. Atwell, 1870 - Yolo County (Calif.) - 602 pages
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Page 22 - Every person who shall feloniously steal, take and carry, lead, or drive away, the personal goods, or property of another, under the value of fifty dollars, shall be deemed guilty of petit larceny...
Page 23 - ... by imprisonment in the state prison for any term not less than one year nor more than fourteen years.
Page 20 - ... who on the organization of the convention will be admitted or not at the pleasure of that body. The places for holding the election will be as follows: San Diego, San Juan Capistrano, Los Angeles, San...
Page 14 - It was the result of accident, and although attempts were made to preserve the fact a secret, the news soon spread far and wide, and by July of that year it is stated that the number of persons employed on the American river and its branches were as many as four thousand, who were obtaining...
Page 13 - Republic of California,' put on with common writing ink. This flag is preserved by the California Pioneer Association, and may be seen at their rooms in San Francisco. It was designed and executed by WL Todd." The Sonoma Democrat under the caption, A True History of the Bear Flag, tells its story: "The rest of the revolutionary party remained in possession of the town. Among them were three young men, Todd, Benjamin Duell and Thomas Cowie. A few days after the capture, in a casual conversation between...
Page 596 - It will be seen that, in proportion to territory, the debt of the United States is less oppressive than that of any other country. Our debt is up to Dec. 1, 1869, and estimated upon a population that will probably be within the census return : 18C6-7.
Page 35 - Tolo to locate and establish the county seat of said county, and to determine, by a majority of all the votes cast at said election, whether the said county seat...
Page 19 - Fifth, a prefect and sub-prefects for each district, who are charged with the preservation of public order and the execution of the laws : their duties correspond, in a great measure, with those of district marshals and sheriffs.
Page 13 - Bear flag;' this consisted of a strip of worn-out cotton domestic, furnished by Mrs. Kelley, bordered with red flannel, furnished by Mrs. John Sears, who had fled from some distant part to Sonoma for safety upon hearing that war had been thus commenced. In the center of the flag was a representation of a bear, en passant, painted with Venetian red, and in one corner was painted a star of the same color. Under the bear were inscribed the words 'Republic of California,' put on with common writing ink.
Page 543 - Yuba, Sierra, Butte, Plumas, Tehama, Colusa, Mendocino, Humboldt, Trinity, Shasta, Siskiyou, Klamath, Del Norte, Lassen.

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