Notes

Notes
1
Robert Greenhow to John Forsyth, Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 12, 1837, Dis- patches from Mexico, IX (dept. of state, national archives, Washington, D. C. [hereafter cited as AUS]).
2
H. H. Bancroft, History of California (San Francisco, 1886-1890), IV, 767-68.
3
W. S. Parrott to James Buchanan, Washington, July 5, 1847, Appointment Papers of W. S. Parrott, AUS.
4
Same to same, Mexico, June 24, 1845, Dispatches from Mexico, XII, AUS
same to Forsyth, Mexico, June 25, 1835, Consular Dispatches, Mexico, II, AUS.
Herbert I. Priestley, The Mexican Nation, a History (New York, 1924), p. 256.
5
W. S. Parrott to Forsyth, Mexico, July 29, 1837, Dispatches from Mexico, IX, AUS.
6
John Parrott to Com. E. P. Kennedy, Mazadan, June 4, 1837, Appointment Papers of John Parrott, AUS.
7
W. S. Parrott to Forsyth, Mexico, Nov. 24, 1834, Consular Dispatches, Mex- ico, II, AUS.
8
W. S. Parrott to Forsyth, Baltimore, Aug. 29, 1840
John Parrott to secy. of state, Mazatlan, Dec. 31, 1838, and Dec. 31, 1844, Consular Dispatches, Mazatlan, 1828-1850
[John Parrott] to same, Mazatlan, March 25, 1841, Consular Dispatch Book (Post Record), Mazatlan, 1837-1857, AUS.
9
W. S. Parrott, Esposición que en las tardes de los días 8 y 15 del mes de fe- brero de este año hizo D. W. S. Parrott, en junta de sus acreedores (Mexico, 1839), p. 8.
note 3 above
10
Waddy Thompson to Daniel Webster, Mexico, Nov. 30, 1842, Dispatches from Mexico, XI, AUS
W. S. Parrott to Forsyth, Mexico, Oct. 23, 1835, Con- sular Dispatches, Mexico, II, AUS
George Lockhart Rives, The United States and Mexico, 1821-1848 (New York, 1913), II, 63 note.
11
W. S. Parrott to Forsyth, Mexico, Nov. 24, 1834, Consular Dispatches, Mexico, II, AUS.
12
Thompson to Webster, Mexico, Nov. 30, 1842, Dispatches from Mexico, XI, AUS.
13
W. S. Parrott to Forsyth, Mexico, July 31, 1839
New York, Jan. 25, 1840, Appointment Papers of W. S. Parrott (as above).
14
Thompson to Webster, Mexico, Nov. 30, 1842, Dispatches from Mexico, XI, AUS.
manuscript of 53 pages, signed W. S. Parrott, Mexico, Aug. 24, 1839, inclosure to Powhatan Ellis to Forsyth, Mexico, Oct. 10, 1839, ibid., IX.
15
Buchanan to W. S. Parrott, Washington, March 28, 1845, Special Missions, I, AUS.
16
John Black to Buchanan, Mexico, July 3 and 24, and Oct. 18, 1845, Con- sular Dispatches, Mexico, VIII, AUS.
17
Same to same, Mexico, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 and 22, 1845, ibid.
Black to Slidell, Mexico, Dec. 15, 1845, Dispatches from Mexico, XII, AUS.
18
John Parrott to Com. E. P. Kennedy, Mazatlan (note 6 above).
19
John Parrott to Black, Mazatlan, April 22, 1845, Consular Dispatches, Mexico, VIII, AUS.
20
Robert Glass Cleland, The Early Sentiment for the Annexation of Cali- fornia ... (Austin, Texas, n.d.).
21
Richard R. Waldron (late purser of the USS Peacock) to Ellis, Tepic, Dec. 30, 1836, Consular Dispatches, Mazatlan, 1828-1850, AUS.
22
Jones to minister, Jan. 23, 1839, inclosure to John Parrott to the secy. of state, Mazatlan, Feb. 26, 1839, Consular Dispatches, Mazatlan, 1828-1850, AUS.
23
five volumes, covering the years 1822-1846, of The Larkin Papers, ed. by George P. Hammond, director of the Bancroft library, have been pub- lished by the Univ. of Calif. Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles. The first volume appeared in 1952; the fifth in 1955.
24
Parrott to Ellis, Mazatlan, July 22, 1840 (extract copy), Dispatches from Mexico, X, AUS.
Bancroft, op. cit., IV, 2-41.
25
Larkin Papers, I, 90.
26
Jan. 12, 1842, ibid., p. 150.
27
John Parrott to Webster, Mazatlan, April 25, 1842, Consular Dispatches, Mazatlan, 1828-1850, AUS.
28
Larkin Papers, I, 218-19.
29
House Ex. Docs., no. 166, 27th Cong., 3d sess., pp. 86-87.
30
Ibid., pp. 84-85.
31
Ibid., p. 15.
Bancroft, ibid., pp. 300-29
33
House Ex. Docs., no. 166 (note 29 above), p. 93.
34
Charles Roberts Anderson, ed., Journal of a Cruise to the Pacific Ocean, 1842-1844 ... (Durham, North Carolina, 1937), pp. 45-46, 130 note.
35
Larkin Papers, II, 124.
36
Ibid., p. 155.
37
Ibid., p. 288.
38
Ibid., III, 28.
39
Ibid., II, 324.
40
Ibid., III, 20.
Bancroft, op. cit., IV, 765-66.
41
Larkin Papers, III, 42-43.
42
Ibid., pp. 84-85.
43
Ibid., pp. 163-65.
44
William Heath Davis, Seventy-Five Years in California (San Francisco, 1929), pp. 162-63
Bancroft, op. cit., pp. 560, 568.
45
Davis, "Glimpses of the Past" (manuscript, Bancroft library), p. 89.
46
Larkin Papers, III, 300 (Aug. 3, 1845).
47
Ibid., p. 337.
48
Ibid., IV, 244-45.
49
Bancroft, op. cit., V, 13, 199-200.
50
Ibid., pp. 201-202.
51
John Parrott to Buchanan, Havana, Feb. 6, 1847, Consular Dispatches, Ma- zatlan, 1828-1850, AUS.
52
Same to same, Washington, Aug. 4, 1848
Mazatlan, April 9, 1849, ibid.
53
Same to same, Washington, July 13, 1848, ibid.
inclosure with Larkin to Buchanan, Monterey, June 15, 1846, Consular Dispatches, Monterey, 1837-1848, AUS
El Sigh, April 6, 1845
54
John Parrott to Buchanan, Mazatlan, April 9, 1849, Consular Dispatches, Mazatlan, 1828-1850, AUS.
55
Davis (note 44 above), p. 312.
Daily Journal of Commerce, San Francisco, March 18, 1850
56
John Parrott to Clayton, Mazatlan, April 9, 1850, Consular Dispatches, Mazatlan, 1828-1850, AUS.
57
Theodore H. Hittell, History of California (San Francisco, 1885-1897), III, 411, 446, 500-501.
San Francisco Commercial Advertiser, Sept. 7 and 13, 1853.
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 20, 1870
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