Fairfield's Pioneer History of Lassen County, California: Containing Everything that Can be Learned about it from the Beginning of the World to the Year of Our Lord 1870 ... Also Much of the Pioneer History of the State of Nevada ... the Biographies of Governor Isaac N. Roop and Peter Lassen ... and Many Stories of Indian Warfare Never Before Published
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Fairfield's Pioneer History of Lassen County, California: Containing ...
Asa Merrill Fairfield
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Black Rock brought building built cabin California called camp Carson cattle Charles citizens City claimed creek crossed District early east elected Elliott emigrants Evans fall Family feet fight fire five four George given half head held Hill Hines Honey Lake valley horses Humboldt hundred Indians James John Judge killed known land Lassen latter lived located Long looked March meeting miles mill mines morning mountain murder named Nevada never night officers once party passed perhaps Plumas county probably ranch reached record rest returned river road Roop says sent settled settlers shot side Smith snow soon spring started stayed story street Susanville taken tell territory Thomas thought told took town trail trouble wagon wanted Wife winter
Page 46 - Congress assembled, that all that part of the territory of the United States included within the following limits, to wit: bounded on the west by the state of California, on the north by the territory of Oregon, and on the east by the summit of the Rocky Mountains, and on the south by the thirty-seventh parallel of north latitude...
Page 239 - Beginning at the point of intersection of the forty-second degree of north latitude with the thirtyninth degree of longitude west from Washington ; thence, running south on the line of said thirty-ninth degree of west longitude, until it intersects the northern boundary line of the territory of New Mexico ; thence due west, to the dividing ridge separating the waters of Carson Valley from those that flow into the Pacific; thence on said dividing ridge northwardly to the...
Page 67 - Washingtop. . .pronounced at the request of the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, before the president of the United States, and the members of both houses of Congress; on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred, in the German Reformed Church, Philadelphia.
Page 159 - Roop, Governor of the Provisional Territorial Government of Nevada Territory, believing it to be the wish of the people still to rely upon the sense of justice of Congress, and that it will this session, relieve us from the numerous evils to which we are subjected, do proclaim the session of the Legislature adjourned until the first Monday in January, 1860; and call upon all good citizens to support with all their energies the laws and Government of the United States.
Page 65 - ... until further directed by Great Salt Lake county court or legislative enactment; " but the " record-books, papers, blanks, and seals, both of probate and county courts, shall be handed over to the order of the probate court of Great Salt Lake county.
Page 372 - That was a fine specimen you called to help me," was the reply. "The bush-whacker shot the whole lot of them, babies and all, before I knew what he was up to.
Page 342 - The final repealing clause in that act (section 15 of chapter 11 of charter), which is, that "all acts or parts of acts conflicting with this act are hereby repealed so far as they conflict with the provisions of this act," ought not, we think, to be held as intended to repeal the act of 1867.
Page 259 - Provided, That so much of the territory within the present limits of the State of California shall not be included within this Territory until the State of California shall assent to the same by an act irrevocable without the consent of the United States...
Page 155 - Mountains, where the 42d degree of north latitude touches the summit of said mountains; thence southerly with said summit to the 35th degree of north latitude; thence east on said parallel to the Colorado River; thence up said river to its junction with the Rio Virgin; thence up said Rio Virgin to its junction with the Muddy Eiver; thence due north to the Oregon line: thence west to the place of beginning.