History of California, Volume 4

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N. J. Stone, 1898 - California
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Contents

Roachs argument in favor of highpriced labor
103
Its account of the Six Companies and their business
109
CHAPTER III
114
fleeting of legislature of 1853 at Benicia
115
Alleged corrupt tampering with stateprison act of May I 1852 new
121
Biglers argument whystate not liable
127
Speaker Walls valedictory about Democracy
133
Brodericks prominence his earlier life
139
Aspirations for United States senatorship defeat in 1852 by John
143
Legislature at Sacramento in March 1854 struggle over senatorial elec
149
BIGLER
151
Separation of factions election of chivalry congressmen
155
Unsatisfactory attempts at reform continued large expenditures
161
Biglers antiChinese cry and its result Wilson Flint on Chinese question
167
Needs of whalers advantages and disadvantages of San Francisco
168
Election of 1855 triumph of Know Nothings reflections on defeat
174
Popular judgment on Biglers appeal for vindication his subsequent
180
Congressional appropriation for Indian war claims trouble made
186
Proposition to divide California into three states Carson valley acces
189
His account of vigilance committee and plea for vindication 195 i
196
His methods of management political manipulations
202
Gwins collation at San Francisco relations between Broderick
208
Efforts to get rid of Broderick election of 1857 Brodericks strength
214
Conspiracies against Broderick his record as duelist
220
Choice of weapons appearance of duelists
226
Subsequent career of Johnson _
232
Legislation of 1858 Sunday laws
239
His vetoes in 1859 what he had to say about lobbyists _ 242 i
243
Legislature of 1859 William Holdens antiBroderick resolutions polit
249
Review of his own administration
255
Grand ideas in connection with proposed new southern state
261
How first pony express mail brought and received famous riders
267
Republican triumph and Union victory
273
Legislation of 1861 Wittgensteins charges of corruption
280
Great Union massmeeting at San Francisco on May n 1861
286
Legislature of 1862 Stanfords inaugural address antiChinese remarks
292
Amendments to the constitution _
298
STANFORD CONTINUED
304
Effect of Donelson victory Shiloh Island No Ten
311
Ambrose E Burnside hattle of Fredericksburg Joseph Hooker
317
Californias part in the war
323
CHAPTER XIII
329
Acts requiring oaths of allegiance imprisonment of E J C Kewen
333
Constitutional amendments of 1862 in effect soldiers vote
339
Trial and conviction of Ridgeley Greathouse Asbury Harpending
345
CHAPTER XIV
352
Conscription laws draft riots
358
How Grant reorgani2ed army and prepared for final struggle
363
Views in favor of greenhacks result of Civil war not doubtful
369
Vetoes overruled
375
William T Shermans preparations for marching through Georgia
381
Taking of Moblle Farragut made admiral capture of Wilmington
384
Election of 1864 Lincolns second inaugural address
390
Close of legislative session with speaker Rogers antififteenthamend
440
CHAPTER V
447
Organi2ation of Central Pacific Railroad Company of California
456
Terms of act as to Central Pacific Railroad Company
462
California railroad legislation of 1864 act for payment of interest
468
Opposition to Central Pacific railroad Lester L Roblnson Sacramento
474
How company gathered in its own stock antirailroad feeling
480
California Pacific Railroad Company howabsorbed other roads
486
CHAPTER VII
496
Remarks on universal education and other public matters
502
Claims of James M Hutchings and others in Yosemite Valley loose
508
How his will was defeated popular feeling
514
Principles of Granger organi2ation
518
CHAPTER VIII
524
Statesmanship at a discount
530
Organi2ation of Order of Native Sons of the Golden West
536
Consolidated Virginia and California bonan2as
542
How San Francisco capitalists were deceived and how undeceived
548
Stock speculation collapse
551
Congressional legislation procured by him
557
Completion of tunnel Sutros investments in California Mount Par
563
Education hard money Chinese immigration public economy
569
Irwins vetoes and reasons for them
575
How he disposed of his millions for benefit of science and humanity
581
Vote and act for constitutional convention
586
Resolution to recogni2e Dia2 government of Mexico notable resolutions
592
CONTINUED
594
How the rioters were quelled retirement of committee of safety
598
Arrest of Kearney and other sandlots blusterers
604
Sandlotters in politics John W Bones elected to state senate
610
Organization by Nonpartisans Joseph P Hoge president
616
How Chinese invited to California and what they had done
622
Railroad commission anticorporation laws
628
How Secretary of state Beck furnished imormation charges against
634
General character of votes for change
640
His inaugural address jutehag manufacture and other recommendations
648
Hard work of legislature of 1880 its conservatism
654
Perkins special message on drainage and debris
660
What he had to say about his many pardons
666
Stonemans inauguration as governor remarks on railroad refusal
673
Repeal of Sunday law other legislation state board of horticulture
676
Methods of respective legislative houses Wallace resolutions
683
Leland Stanford United States senator
689
David S Terrys charges against supreme justices Morrison and Sharp
696
AntiChinese Prohibition Irrigation and Granger conventions
702
Remarks on extra session of 1886 recommendations
707
Permanent support of University and other legislation
713
Its character as illustrated by vigilance committee of 1856
719
National politics party rancor James T Farleys firebrand resolution
760
Construction in 1856 of Sacramento Valley railroad engagement
821
Legislative career in 1850 and 1851 political partnership with Broderick
853
Efforts to secure wintering of whalers at San Francisco whaling business
854

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