Notes

Notes
1
notes 50
51 below
2
P. G. and E. Q. Wright, Elizur Wright, The Father of Life Insurance (Chicago, 1937), p. 1.
3
Ibid., p. 2.
4
H. S. Foote, ed., Pen Pictures from the Garden of the World; or, Santa Clara County, California (Chicago, 1888), p. 263.
5
Letter of Clarissa Wright to her parents, Apr. 10, 1824
Donald M. Love, secretary, Oberlin College, to present writer, Jan. 14, 1949.
7
Foote, op. cit., p. 302.
8
P. G. and E. Q. Wright, op. cit., pp. 21-239.
9
Mrs. Clarissa Wright to her daughter, Martha, Dec. 21, 1828
10
Mrs. Clarissa Wright Burrell to her mother, Mrs. Clarissa Wright, May 11, 1840
11
Foote, op. cit., p. 263.
12
"Recollections of an Octogenarian," Mountain Echoes, I, No. 1 (Dec. 31, 1881).
13
Idem.
14
Foote, op. cit., p. 263.
15
Ibid., pp. 264, 266.
J. M. McGuinn, History and Biographical Records of Coast Counties, California (Chicago, 1904), p. 1287.
17
Ruby Johnson Swartzlow, "Peter Lassen, Northern California Trail-Blazer," Calif. Hist. Soc., 1940.
19
Foote, op. cit., p. 263.
20
Idem.
21
C. F. McGlashan, History of the Donner Party (Stanford Univ. Press, 1940), p. 239.
23
Mrs. Clara B. Hirsch writes from North Bergen, N. J. (postmarked Jan. 4, 1949)
26
Guinn, op. cit., pp. 1070-3.
28
Clarissa is shown in detail in the "Map to Illustrate [Hosea B.] Horn's Overland Guide to California and Oregon," published by J. H. Col- ton, New York, 1853
Swartzlow, op. cit., pp. 10-12
Asa Merrill Fairfield's History of Lassen County (San Francisco, C1916), pp. 3-10 and map.
Israel F. Hale, "Diary of a Trip to Califor- nia . . .," Quarterly, Soc. Calif. Pioneers, II (1925), 114-30.
32
Guinn, op. cit., p. 1073.
34
Foote, op. cit., p. 572.
44
Foote, op. cit., p. 266
47
Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World (New York, 1867
51
Guinn, op. cit., pp. 1286-7
52
J. H. Colton, General Atlas (New York, 1859.)
53
P. G. and E. Q. Wright, op. cit., p. 202.
54
Ibid., p. 202.
57
"Diary of Dr. Thomas Flint," reprinted from An. Pubs., Hist. Soc. Southern Calif., Los Angeles, 1923, pp. 12-72.
63
note 66 below.
64
E. A. Wiltsee, Gold Rush Steamers (SanFrancisco, 1938), pp.97-103.
73
note 49 above.
P. G. and E. Q. Wright, op. cit., pp. 205-7.
76
note 67 above.
79
note 95 below.
80
Amy Requa Russell, "Early Years of William F. Herrick," this Quarterly, XXVI (Sept. 1947), 227.
83
J. P. Munro-Fraser, History of Santa Clara Co. (San Francisco, 1881), p. 671.
Thompson and West, New Historical Atlas of Santa Clara Co. (San Francisco, 1876).
86
Russell, op. cit., note 80
88
Russell, op. cit., p. 227.
90
note 80 above
93
W. F. Swasey, Early Days and Men of California (Oakland, 1891), p. 282 and Dedication.
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