Publications of the Historical Society of Southern California, Volume 6

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Historical Society of Southern California, 1904
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Page 136 - The officers of the Association shall be a President, a first Vice-President, a second Vice-President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
Page 68 - Meetings of stockholders for this purpose may be called by the president, or by a majority of the directors, or by members or stockholders holding at least one-half of the votes.
Page 95 - ... our country and the public that they serve; Therefore, Be It Resolved, That this Society conveys to Charles E. Chadsey this expression of its heartiest good will and this assurance that he has the full confidence of its members; and Be It Further Resolved, That these resolutions be incorporated in the minutes of this meeting, and that a copy of them be transmitted to Mr. Chadsey. The Society then adjourned.
Page 149 - Gabriel — the Home of the Silk Worm, as its proprietor called it — advertised 700,000 trees and cuttings for sale, while the nurseries in and around Los Angeles added a million more of morus multicaulis, morus alba and morus moreti mulberry trees to feed the silk worms.
Page 33 - He possessed a strong native intellect, and far more knowledge of the principles of civil government and law than he got credit for," and that "he was the very embodiment of the principles of fidelity to the interests of the general government.
Page 64 - The annual meeting of this society shall be held on the first Tuesday of September. The anniversary of the founding of the society shall be the fourth day of September, that being the anniversary of the first civic settlement in the southern portion of Alta California, to wit: the founding of the Pueblo of Los Angeles, September 4, 1781.
Page 241 - It granted town lots and indorsed application for grants of ranches from the public domain. The grants were made by the governor. In addition to its legislative duties, its members sometimes acted as executive officers to enforce its laws. It acted as a board of health, a board of education, a police commission and a street department. The Ayuntamiento to a certain extent regulated the social functions of the pueblo and also provided for the spiritual needs of the inhabitants. It was local government...
Page 49 - I have the honor to be, with much respect, your obedient servant, , JC FREMONT, Lieutenant Colonel, mounted rifles.
Page 136 - Its objects are to cultivate social intercourse and friendship among its members and to collect and preserve the early history of Los Angeles county, and perpetuate the memory of those who, by their honorable labors and heroism, helped to make that history.
Page 228 - The legislature of 1859 had passed an act authorizing the people of the six counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino...

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