Notes

Notes
1
A letter (dated Portland, Ore., Nov. 4, 1856) from J. B. Backenstos to Hiram G.
2
Earnest E. Calkins, They Broke the Prairie (New York, 1937), p. 135.
3
Doris M. Wright, "The Making of Cosmopolitan California, 1848-70," this Quar- terly, XIX (Dec. 1940), App. A, p. 339
M. H. B. Boggs, My Playhouse Was a Concord Coach (Oakland, 1942), pp. 203-04
The Mines of the North, mention is made of "Illinois Creek" and "Illinois Valley," in a quotation from the Yreka Mountain Herald of March 18, 1854.
5
Chas. F. Johnson's English Words—An Elementary Study of Derivations (N. Y., 1891, p. 174)
A. L. Kroeber, "California Place Names of Indian Origin," Univ. Calif. Publications in Am. Archaeol. and Ethnol., XII (June 15, 1916), p. 68
California Statutes, 1857, Chap. CXCVII, p. 102
6
California Statutes, 1852, p. 233
H. H. Bancroft, History of California, VII, 441
Theodore F. Rowe, as given in the History of Siskiyou County (Oakland, 1881), pp. 64 ff.
B. F. Rae in California Statutes (idem)
R. F. Rae in Bancroft (idem)
7
Cowden, op. cit., p. 43
Biography of Colton in "David Douty Colton" (unsigned MS in the Bancroft Library), pp. 3-5
History of Siskiyou County, op. cit., pp. 107-08
8
Biography, 73 pp.
9
Bancroft, op. cit., VII, 439
Owen C. Coy in his Genesis of California Counties (Berkeley, 1923), p. 5
Kroeber, op. cit., p. 68
10
"Siskiyou County Affairs," op. cit., pp. 22-24
Siskiyou Chronicle, Sept. 24, 1859
John S. Hittell, Commerce and Industries of the Pacific Coast of North America (San Francisco, 1882), pp. 292-93
11
Boggs, op. cit., pp. 148, 157
Alta California of Jan. 14, 1853
Shasta Courier of March 19, 1853
12
op. cit., p. 98
"Siskiyou County Affairs," op. cit., p. 1, citing the Yreka Journal, Dec. 15, 1859
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