Notes

Notes
1
The Appendix (1850), Cal. Rep. 559
Edward Lane-Poole, A Thousand and One Nights (New York, 1937), pp. 168-169, 278-279.
2
Recopilación de Leyes de los Reynos de las Indias (Madrid, 1681), Libro II, Título XVII
Libro IV, Título XXI
Libro V, Título III.
3
Ibid., Libro V, Título III.
4
Ibid.
5
Reglamento para el Gobierno de la Provincia de Californias (Mexico, 1784).
6
Ibid.
Título XIV, párrafo xviii.
7
Regulation for Governing the Province of the Californias, trans. John Everett Johnson (San Francisco, 1929), p. 50.
8
Donald C. Cutter, "Moraga of the Military: His California Service" (Master's thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1947), p. 7 ff.
9
J. Halleck [sic] and W. E. P. Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Such Portion of the Mexican Laws of March 20th and May 23rd, 1837, as are supposed to be still in Force and Adopted to the Present Condition of California, with Introduction and Notes (San Francisco, 1849).
10
Ibid.
11
Mena v. Le Roy, 1 Cal. Rep. 216
Reynolds v. West, 1 Cal. Rep. 322.
12
"Proclamation to the People of California," B. Riley, June 3, 1849, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, pp. 776-780.
13
Mena v. Le Roy, 1 Cal. Rep. 488.
14
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, p. 2.
15
Recopilación de Leyes, Libro V, Título III.
16
Reglamento, Título XIV, párrafo xviii.
17
Walter Colton, Three Years in California (New York, 1860), p. 19.
18
Ibid., p. 236.
19
"Proclamation to the People of California," B. Riley, June 3, 1849, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, pp. 776-780.
20
San Francisco California Star, March 20, 1847.
21
Washington A. Bartlett to Don Carlos Weber, October 14, 1846, "William Leidesdorff Papers," Huntington Library.
22
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, p. 9.
23
William S. McCollum, California As I Saw It (Buffalo, 1850), p. 43.
24
R. B. Mason to J. D. Stevenson, June 1, 1847, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, p. 316.
25
Ibid.
26
San Francisco California Star, December 23, 1848.
27
Stephen J. Field, Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California (Washington, D. C., 1893), p. 30.
28
Colton, Three Years in California, p. 55.
29
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, pp. 15-16.
30
Ibid., p. 15.
31
Ibid.
32
Ibid., pp. 15-16.
33
Mena v. Le Roy, 1 Cal. Rep. 220.
34
Reglamento, Título XIV, párrafo xviii.
35
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, pp. 15, 17.
36
Ibid.
37
Reglamento, Título XIV, párrafo xviii
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, pp. 13-15.
38
Ibid.
39
Recopilación de Leyes, Libro V, Título XII, ley xvii.
40
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, p. 15.
41
George Hyde to R. B. Mason, March 20, 1848, "Archives of California, unbound Documents," 1848-1850, Bancroft Library.
42
R. B. Mason to George Hyde, March 27, 1848, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, p. 500.
43
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, p. 15.
44
Alfred Robinson, Life in California (New York, 1846), pp. 161, 164, 181.
45
Reynolds v. West, 1 Cal. Rep. 327.
46
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, p. 16.
47
Josiah Belden, "Statement of Historical Facts of California" MSS, Ban- croft Library.
48
"Proclamation to the Inhabitants of California," John D. Sloat, July 7, 1846, 29th Congress, 2nd sess. Sen. Doc. 1, pp. 644-645.
49
"A Law," John B. Montgomery, August 16, 1846, "Letter-books of John B. Montgomery," Microfilm, Bancroft Library. Hereinafter cited as "Montgom- ery's Correspondence."
50
Ibid.
R. B. Mason to L. W. Boggs, June 2, 1847, "Letters Sent by Military Governors and the Secretary of State of California, March 1, 1847-September 23, 1848," National Archives Microfilm No. 82, roll No. 1. Hereinafter cited as "Military Governor's Dispatches."
51
General Order, R. F. Stockton, Los Angeles, September 2, 1846, 30th Con- gress, 2nd sess. Sen. Ex. Doc. 31, p. 8.
52
Ibid.
53
"Address to the People," John B. Montgomery, July 9, 1846, "Pacific Squadron, Commodore J. D. Sloat's Cruise, October 16, 1844, to October 23, 1846, Navy Department, Letters Received by the Secretary of Navy from Com- manders of Squadrons," National Archives Microfilm No. 89, roll No. 32. Here- inafter cited as "Sloat's Correspondence."
54
John B. Montgomery to Pedro Chevoga, August 12, 1846, "Montgomery's Correspondence."
55
W. T. Sherman to J. D. Stevenson, August 23, 1846, "John D. Stevenson Collection," Special Collection Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
56
"Proclamation," R. F. Stockton, August 12, 1846, "Archibald H. Gillespie Collection," Special Collection Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
57
Colton, Three Years in California, p. 17.
58
Ibid.
59
Monterey Californian, August 27, 1846.
60
Judge H. S. Brown, "Statement of Early Days in California, 1878," MSS, Bancroft Library.
61
Henry Augustus Wise, Los Gringos (New York, 1849), p. 131.
62
T. Butler King to John M. Clayton, March 22, 1850, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 59, p. 2.
63
Colton, Three Years in California, p. 94.
64
Monterey Californian, August 27, 1846.
65
Monterey Californian, August 29, 1846.
66
Colton, Three Years in California, p. 61.
67
Ibid., pp. 191-192.
68
Ibid., p. 47.
69
Halleck and Hartnell, Translation and Digest of Mexican Laws, pp. 21-23.
70
Colton, Three Years in California, p. 47.
71
Ibid., p. 227.
72
William T. Sherman, Memoirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman (New York, 1891), 1, 61
Monterey Californian, September 26, 1848.
73
San Francisco California Star, January 13, 1847.
74
Edwin Bryant, What I Saw in California (New York, 1848), p. 307.
75
Sherman, Memoirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman, I, 54.
76
"Proclamation to the People of California," S. W. Kearny, March 1, 1847, "Military Governor's Dispatches."
77
R. B. Mason to J. D. Stevenson, June 1, 1847, "Stevenson Collection."
78
S. W. Kearny to H. D. Fitch, April 27, 1847, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, p. 302.
79
S. W. Kearny to John H. Nash, March 3, 1847, "Military Governor's Dispatches."
80
S. W. Kearny to John Barton, March 26, 1847, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, p. 292.
81
Ibid.
82
R. B. Mason to L. W. Boggs, June 2, 1847, "Military Governor's Dis- patches."
84
McCollum, California As I Saw It, p. 51.
85
Riley Root, Journal of Travels from St. Joseph to Oregon with Observa- tions of That Country Together with Some Description of California, Its Agricul- tural Interests and a Full Description of Its Gold Fields (Galesburg, 1850), pp. 129-130.
86
Ibid.
87
McCollum, California As I Saw It, p. 51.
88
Root, Journal of Travels, pp. 129-130.
89
Ibid.
90
Ibid.
91
California: Its Past History; Its Present Position; Its Future Prospects (London, 1850), p. 161.
92
Ibid., p. 61.
93
Leonard Kip, California Sketches with Recollections of the Gold Mines (Albany, 1850), p.40.
94
Field, Personal Reminiscences, pp. 28-31.
95
Peter H. Burnett, Recollections and Opinions of an Old Pioneer (New York, 1880), pp. 333-334.
96
Belden, "Statement of Historical Facts on California" MSS, Bancroft Library.
97
Burnett, Recollections and Opinions, p. 334.
98
McCollum, California As I Saw It, p. 43.
99
Root, Journal of Travels, p. 130.
100
Field, Personal Reminiscences, p. 27.
101
Ibid., p. 28.
102
Elisha Oscar Crosby, Reminiscences of California and Guatemala, from 1849 to 1864 (San Marino, 1945), p. 113.
103
Ibid., p. 114.
104
Brown, "Statement of Early Days in California" MSS, Bancroft Library.
105
B. Riley to J. W. Geary, August 1, 1849, 31st Congress, 1st sess. House Ex. Doc. 17, p. 797.
106
Stephen Clark Foster, "Alcalde of Los Angeles" MSS, Bancroft Library.
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