Notes

Notes
1
1893, in Oak- land Public Library).
2
Ibid.
"Bancroft Scraps" (Bancroft Library), California lumber industry, Set W, No. 47, p. 1
4
Herbert E. Bolton, Anza's California Expedition (Berkeley, 1930), III, 136
IV, 361
his Fray Juan Crespi (Berkeley, 1927), p. 289
Irving B. Richman, San Francisco Bay and California in 1776 (Providence, R. I., 1911), copies, Font's maps
Pedro Fages, "Ex- pedition in Search of San Francisco Bay, March 20-April 5, 1772" (Mexico, General Archives, California), vol. 66, copy in Bancroft Library
"Diary of Pedro Fages, Expedi- tion to San Francisco Bay in 1770," Pubis., Academy of Pacific Coast History (1911), II, 12-13.
7
Ruth Mary McGinty, "Spanish and Mexican Ranchos in the San Francisco Bay Region" (unpublished M.A. thesis, U. C, 1921), p. 39.
8
U. S. Land Office, "Translation of Papers on File Relating to the Spanish Grant Issued to Don Luis Peralta" (copies in Oakland Public Library; photostat, Oakland Pub- lic Museum).
9
Ibid. Alameda County, Patents, A, 60, 669; B, 50.
10
Contra Costa County, Patents, III, 489-519.
11
F. W. Beechey, Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific (London, 1831), II, 426.
12
Charles F. Carter, ed., "Duhaut-Cilly's Account of California in the Years 1827- 1828," this Quarterly, VIII, 320.
13
W. G. (William Gower), "Letters from California," Magazine of History, XXVI (1930,155,182.
14
"Larkin Documents," I, Nos. 54,55, 56, 221 (Bancroft Library).
16
"Archives of California," Legislative records (manuscript in Bancroft Library), II (1834-35), p. 68.
17
George Patterson, in "Sketches of California Pioneers, written or dictated by themselves," No. 48 (manuscript in Bancroft Library).
18
Ibid.
19
Eugène Duflot de Mofras, Travels on the Pacific Coast (Santa Ana, 1937), I,224-25.
20
Ibid., I, 227.
21
Ibid.
22
"Larkin Documents," I, No. 221.
23
Ibid., I, 303.
24
note 8 above.
25
Patterson, op. cit.
Bee, op. cit.
Frank Gilbert, History of Butte County (San Fran- cisco, 1882), life of Pierre Sicard.
26
M. W. Wood, History of Alameda County (Oakland, 1883), pp. 937, 975
Biographical Sketch of Napoleon B. Smith, in "Miscellaneous Historical Papers" (manuscript in Bancroft Library).
27
San Jose Pioneer, Jan. 26, 1878
28
W. A. Slocum, History of Contra Costa County (San Francisco, 1882), pp. 515-31
Contra Costa County, Deeds, IV, 317
29
Slocum, op. cit., pp. 589-95
30
Jacob W. Harlan, California, '46-88 (San Francisco, 1888), pp. 108-11.
31
California Star, March 6, April 24, 1847.
32
J. M. Horner, National Finance and Public Money, and Personal History of the Author (Honolulu, 1898), pp. 250-53.
33
John Ingall, California Letters of the Gold Rush Period (Worcester, Mass., 1938), p. 13: in August 1849, lumber @ $350 per m.
Frank Soulé et al, Annals of San Francisco (New York, 1855), p. 254: lumber @ $500 per m.
Z. S. Eldredge, The Beginnings of San Francisco (San Francisco, 1912), II, 612: lumber @ $300-600 per m. in spring of 1849.
34
Samuel Upham, Notes of a Voyage to California (Philadelphia, 1878), pp. 145-46.
35
William Taylor, California Life (New York, 1858), pp. 35-41.
36a
"Larkin Documents," VI, 33, 111.
37
Contra Costa County, Minutes of the Court of Sessions, I, 7
Slocum, op. cit., pp. 508,513
38
Slocum, op. cit., p. 444.
39
Ibid., p. 204.
40
Cadwalader Ringgold, Series of Charts with Sailing Directions (4th ed., Washing- ton, D.C., 1852).
41
Wood, op. cit., pp. 413, 945
Ingram v. Plummer, Alameda County Court, No. 2, Nov. 9, 1853.
42
Contra Costa County, Deeds, C, 41,69
Court of Sessions, I, 77.
43
Daily Herald, Apr. 1, 1852
Alta California, Sept. 20, 27, and Oct. 25, 1849
ibid., May 6,1850.
44
Alta California, Oct. 15, Dec. 7,1852.
45
Contra Costa County, School land warrants, p. 1
Deeds, IV, 230
Prince v. Stack, Alameda County Court, No. 53, Nov. 8, 1854.
46
Contra Costa County, Deeds, III, 179, 182, 236, 421
Spicer v. Witherall, 7th Dist. Court, Contra Costa County, Oct. 10,1853.
48
Alameda County, Mechanics liens, A, 10,17,46
Miscellaneous records, A, 22.
49
Alameda County, Deeds, C, 343
Brown and Plummer v. Lee, 3rd Dist. Court, Alameda County, No. 738, Apr. 6, 1858
Official map of Alameda County, April 1857 (surveyor's office).
50
Alameda County, Certificates of sale, D, 169.
51
Alameda County, Deeds, G, 169.
52
Ibid., M, 775.
53
Thorn v. his creditors, Alameda County Court, No. 153, March 27, 1857
Contra Costa County, Deeds, III, 184
School land warrants, pp. 23, 24.
54
Contra Costa County, Deeds, III, 10,419,440, 442
Patents, III, 489.
55
Contra Costa County, Deeds, III, 438,442.
56
Alta California, March 4, 1854: redwood boards @ $45 per m.
Alameda County, Mechanics liens, A, 69: redwood @ $30, Sept. 1855.
57
William Hamilton v. Thorn, 7th Dist. Court, Contra Costa County, Aug. 14, 1854
John B. and William Hamilton v. Thorn, 7th Dist. Court, Contra Costa County, Aug. 14, 1854.
58
Contra Costa County, Deeds, IV, 169
Mortgages, I, 95, 290
Thorn v. Hamilton, 7th Dist. Court, Contra Costa County, Dec. 2, 1856.
59
Contra Costa County, Deeds, V, 273.
60
Contra Costa County, Court of Sessions, I, 57,70,77.
61
Contra Costa County, Supervisors' minutes, I, 39.
62
Alameda County, Supervisors' minutes, I, 163, 169.
63
Contra Costa County, Supervisors' minutes, I, 112
Alameda County, Map of the ranchos of V. and D. Peralta, filed Jan. 21, 1857.
64
Alameda County, Supervisors' minutes, I,61,169.
65
Ibid., I, 11, 55, 60,61,63
Alameda County, Road book, O, 26.
66
Contra Costa County, Supervisors' minutes, I, no, 179.
67
Alameda County, Certificate of incorporation, "Thorn Turnpike Road Company," March 6,1854
Thorn v. his creditors, op. cit.
68
William Halley, Centennial Year Book of Alameda County (Oakland, 1876), p. 69
Alta California, June n, 1854.
69
Contra Costa County, Supervisors' minutes, I, 120, 153
Alameda County, Super- visors' minutes, I, 8,72,118, 231, 297, 411,470.
70
Slocum, op. cit., p. 665.
71
Alta California, June 11,1854.
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