Notes

Notes
132
Sacramento Daily Union, Dec. 9, 1871, Jan. 6,1872.
133
James M. Cutts, The Conquest of California and New Mexico (Philadelphia, 1847), pp. 161-62.
134
William A. Streeter, MS "Recollections," pp. 75-81 (CUB).
135
Bryant, op. cit., pp. 383-84.
137
William H. Davis, MS "Glimpses of the Past," pp. 356-60 (CUB).
138
Bryant, op. cit., p. 386.
139
Bancroft, op. cit., V, 326-56, 386.
Arthur Woodward, Lances at San Pascual (Calif. Hist. Soc, Sp. Publ. No. 22, 1948).
140
Bryant, op. cit., pp. 386-94
Giffens, op. cit., pp. 25-29
141
Fremont, Memoirs, p. 601
30th Cong., 1st sess., S. Ex. Doc. 33, pp. 73, 403.
142
Bancroft, op. cit., V, 386-410
143
"John Grigsby Papers" (CUB)
"Fort Sutter Papers," MS No. 102.
"Reading Papers" (C).
144
30th Cong., 1 st sess., S. Ex. Doc. 33, p. 63.
145
31st Cong., 1st sess., H. Ex. Doc. 24, p. 22h.
146
367 ND 25
Bancroft, op. cit., IV, 743-44
Sacramento Union, May 19, 1858
His- tory of Tehama County, p. 53
Tehama Tocsin, June 1,1878.
147
115 ND 12
Williams to Larkin, June 17, 1847, "Larkin Docs.," V, Pt. 2, p. 161 (CUB).
148
"Archives of Calif.," Unbound Docs., A63, p. 67 (CUB).
California Star, July 3,1847.
149
Bidwell to Sutter, Dec. 21,1847, "McKinstry Papers," p. 13 (CUB).
150
History of Tehama County, pp. 11-15,57.
151
31st Cong., 1st sess., H. Ex. Doc. 17, pp. 469,470
Ford to Mason, Sonoma, Mar. 15, 1848,10th Mil. Dept. Misc., F-5-1848 (NA).
152
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 22,1869.
153
Bancroft, History of Calif., VI, 362, n. 29.
154
Bidwell, MS "Dictation," pp. 57, 58 (CUB).
155
John S. Bradford, MS "Diary" (C).
156
Georgia W. Read and Ruth Gaines, eds., Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings, and other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff (New York, 1944), II, 839.
157
Placer Times (Sacramento), Nov. 3, Dec. 1,1849.
158
Warren N. Woodson, Trail of the Trail Blazers (Corning, n.d.), pp. 12,13.
159
Shasta Courier, Mar. 19, 1853.
Biographical sketch of Merrill is in Daughters of the American Revolution, California, MS "Records of the Families of California Pio- neers," VI, 361 (C).
160
History of Tehama County, p. 20
Justus H. Rogers, Colusa County (Orland, 1891),p.74.
161
Noah E. Ford to Wm. A. Ford, San Francisco, Aug. 8, 1850.
162
Pacific News (San Francisco), Oct. 23, 1850
Frank Soulé, John H. Gihon, and James Nisbet, Annals of San Francisco (New York, 1855), p. 19.
163
Porter Garnett, ed., "Papers of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance," Acad. Pac. Coast Hist., Pubis., I, No. 7 (July 1910), p. 49
II, No. 2 (July 1911), p. 7.
164
J. H. Rogers, op. cit., pp. 64, 71.
165
Calif. Assembly, 3d sess., Journal (1852), pp. 5, 87, 153, 233, 263,433, 611.
167
Tax receipt, Dec. 4, 1852, "John Wilson Papers" (CUB).
168
L. C. Wittenmeyer, Complete Search and Abstract of Title to the Rancho San Pablo (San Francisco, 1867), pp. 47, 48, 63, 140
Ford to Snyder, July 21, 1852, "Snyder Collection" (CSP).
169
Tehama County, "Deeds," Book A, pp. 263, 265
"Snyder Collection," Ford to Snyder, Apr. 20,1857 (CSP)
170
31st Cong., 1st sess., Sen. Ex. Doc. 52, pp. 85-182, here cited as Relief Report.
Pacific News, Sept. 8, 1849
Soule, Gihon and Nisbet, op. cit., p. 286.
Fred B. Rogers, Soldiers of the Overland (San Francisco, 1938), pp. 5-8.
171
Letter, Office Ind. Affairs, to Wilson, Apr. 7, 1849 (NA)
Navy Register, 1850.
San Jose Pioneer, Feb. 10,1877.
25th Cong., 2d sess., House Report 52, pp. 1-2.
Frederick A. Culmer, ed., "California Letter of John Wilson, 1850," Missouri Hist. Rev., XXIV, 200-13
Culmer, " 'General' John Wilson, Signer of the Deseret Petition," this Quarterly, XXVI, 321-48.
"John Wilson Papers," (CUB)
172
San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 23, 1886.
Culmer, " 'General' John Wilson . . .," p. 341.
Oakland Post Enquirer, Mar. 20,1928.
Mrs. M. E. Wakeman to H. L. Ford, Nov. 6,1893.
Mendocino Herald (Ukiah),Oct. 31,1862.
174
Ibid., R. Jones to Loring, April 3, 1849.
175
Ibid.
176
Ibid.
177
Wilson to Thomas Ewing, Secy. Int., Dec. 22, 1849 (NA).
178
31st Cong., 1st sess., Sen. Ex. Doc. 5, pp. 1002-1004.
179
"Wilson Papers," Morris to Wilson, Sept. 1, 1849.
180
H. H. Bancroft, History of Utah (San Francisco, 1889), pp. 446-47
Americana, VII, 1313-54
Calif. Sen. Journal, 1st sess., pp. 429-36.
181
Wilson to Ewing, Dec. 22,1849.
182
Ibid.
"Wilson Papers," Palmer voucher
Joel Palmer, MS "Wagon Trains," pp. 44-45 (CUB).
183
History of Plumas, Lassen and Sierra Counties (San Francisco: Fariss and Smith, 1882), p. 333.
Alonzo Delano, Life on the Plains and among the Diggings (Auburn, 1854)
Irene D. Paden, Prairie Schooner Detours (New York, 1949).
184
Wilson to Ewing, Dec. 22,1849
Lyon's report, Nov. 1, 1850 (NA).
185
His MS "Statement" (CUB).
186
Relief Report, pp. 117, 118.
187
Ibid., pp. 142-50.
188
Ibid., pp. 126-27.
189
Ibid., pp. 118,130.
190
Ibid., pp. 119-20.
191
Ibid., p. 120.
192
Wilson to Ewing, Dec. 22, 1849.
Lyon's report, Nov. 1, 1850.
193
Joel Palmer, op. cit., pp. 45-46.
194
Mrs. M. E. Wakeman to H. L. Ford, Nov. 6,1893; Jan. 16,1894.
195
Fariss and Smith, pubs., op. cit., p. 340.
Petaluma Weekly Journal, Sept. 4, 1857.
106
Gold Rush, I, 234, 242, 243.
197
Relief Report, p. 120.
198
Ibid.
199
Ibid., pp. 120,132.
200
Ibid., p. 121.
201
Gold Rush, II, 636-38
Wilson to Ewing, Dec. 22,1849.
202
W. A. Chalfant, Outposts of Civilization (Boston, [1928]), p. 168.
203
Relief Report, pp. 103,121.
204
Gold Rush, II, 641.
205
32d Cong., 2d sess., Sen. Ex. Doc. 1, p. 136.
206
Gold Rush, 11,645,652-53.
207
Relief Report, pp. 122-23.
208
Ibid., pp. 122, 128.
History of Napa and Lake Counties, p. 235.
209
Relief Report, pp. 89-90.
210
N. E. Hansen, MS "Recollections," pp. 5-6 (C).
213
Culmer, "California Letter," pp. 204-206.
214
Gold Rush, II, 789.
215
Tehama County, Deeds, Book A, pp. 153,196, 262, 265.
216
Culmer, "California Letter," p. 204
Gold Rush, II, 787.
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