Papers of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851, III: Minutes and Miscellaneous Papers, Financial Accounts and Vouchers

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University of California, 1919 - California - 906 pages
 

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Page 641 - On motion of Mr GW Ryckman Resolved That a Committee of four be appointed by the Chair to waite upon the French Consul and Mr King the Collector of the port and obtain from them all the information possible about a vessel bound to this port from France, said to have on board about five hundred desperadoes. The Committee appointed were Mess F. Woodworth, F. Argenti, GW Ryckman, & Geo R Ward. The Committee on by laws report that for want of time they have not been able to draw them up. Mr. Charles...
Page 476 - Bank offered $500 to save their safe; they wanted me to get a scow and carry it off, but the fire had got all around and I could not do it. Mrs. Hogan, to do her justice, I must say that she done all in her power to break up my associations, and to lead a different life. AUGUST 14, 6 o'clock p. M. I know Mrs. Quelfelt ; I called to see her in company with Mrs. Hogan ; I knew her some few months. [August 15, 1851] and found that I could get work for a horse and cart at an ounce a day ; I came back...
Page 649 - Committees, at which he is present, and shall regulate and keep order in the proceedings.
Page 1 - The sergeantat-arms shall reside at and be in constant attendance at the committee room. There shall be a standing committee of finance and qualification, consisting of five each, and no person shall be admitted a member of this association unless he be a respectable citizen, and approved of by the committee on qualification before admission.
Page 517 - ... when taken that they shall meet the punishment due their crimes as the voice of the people demands it...
Page 214 - I came in the same ship with her from Sydney and it so happened that there was a witness also here to prove that this same Stuart came in steam vessel from Panama with him in the same month as I came from Sydney he also swore to Stuarts height as being much taller there was several parties from Forsters bar who arrested Stuart for a robbery he did there, they also swore I was not Stuart but all of no use, and one of these persons was the judge who tried Stuart on Fosters bar twice and worked in the...

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