Notes

Notes
1
M. G. Vallejo, "Vida de William B. Ide," Savage Documents, II: 113, MSS, Bancroft Library.
2
Vallejo Documents, V: 109, MSS, Bancroft Library.
3
F. H. Day, "Sketches of the Early Settlers of California," Hesperian, III (November, 1859), 386-87
Zoe Green RadclifTe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI (June, 1927), 132.
4
The Expositor (Independence, Mo.), July 6, 1845
H. H. Ban- croft, History of California (San Francisco, 1884-90), IV, 586.
5
William Swasey, "California in 1845-46," pp. 13-14, MS, Bancroft Library.
6
Day, "Sketches of California Settlers," Hesperian, III, 386.
7
Swasey, "California in 1845-46," p. 15.
8
Radcliffe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI, 134-135
Bancroft, History of California, VI, 26n.
9
Robert B. Semple, "Sketch of the Country," Chapter XVI in Lansford W. Hastings, A New History of Oregon and California (Cincinnati, 1849), p. 156.
10
Semple, "Sketch of the Country," A New History of Oregon and Cali- fornia, pp. 155-56.
11
Semple's account of the Bear Flag Revolt, quoted in Day, "Sketches of Early Settlers," Hesperian, III, 387.
12
Day, "Sketches of Early Settlers," Hesperian, III, 387.
13
Bancroft, History of California, V, 111n
Biography and Reference Notes, Bancroft Library.
14
Bancroft, History of California, V, 115.
15
Semple's account of the Bear Flag Revolt, quoted in Day, "Sketches of Early Settlers," Hesperian, III, 389
J. E Leese, Bear Flag Papers, pp. 7-11, 18, MSS, Bancroft Library.
16
Vallejo, "Vida de William B. Ide," Savage Documents, II: 114.
17
Radcliffe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI, 141-42
Bancroft, History of California, V, 246-47.
18
William D. Phelps, Fore and Aft (Boston, 1871), pp. 288, 292.
19
Biography and Reference Notes, Bancroft Library.
20
California, August 15, 1849
Bancroft, History of California, V, 291-93.
21
RadclifTe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI, 143.
22
Walter Colton, Three Years in California (Stanford, 1949), p. 174.
23
Bancroft, History of California, V, 670-71n
Calistoga Tribune, March 7, 1872.
24
R. B. Semple to M. G. Vallejo, Monterey, January 31, 1847, Vallejo Docu- ments, XII: 266.
25
Vallejo Documents, XII:291, 388
XXXIV:271.
26
Calif ornian, July 17, 1847.
27
John Henry Brown, Early Days of San Francisco, ed. Jos. A. Sullivan (Oakland, 1949), p. 38.
28
Californian, July 10, 1847
California Star, July 10, 1847.
29
Californian, July 24, August 7, 1847.
30
Bancroft, History of California, V, 715.
31
R. B. Semple to T O. Larkin, Benicia, August 5, 1847, Larkin Documents, V:200, MSS, Bancroft Library.
32
Radcliffe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI, 149-150.
33
Bancroft, History of California, VI, 58.
34
William T Sherman, Recollections of California, ed. Jos. A Sullivan (Oakland, 1945), p. 43.
35
Bancroft, History of California, VI, 58.
36
Bancroft, History of California, VI, 18-19.
37
R. B. Semple to T. O. Larkin, Benicia, October 20, 1847, and November 20, 1847, Larkin Documents, V:304, 335
R. B. Semple to T. O. Larkin, Benicia, November II, 1847, Bear Flag Papers, pp. 34-37
Radcliffe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI, 149.
38
Bancroft, History of California, V, 674.
39
Radcliffe, "Robert Baylor Semple," CHSQ, VI, 150-51.
40
Woodrow J. Hansen, The Search for Authority in California, 1822-1849 (Oakland, Biobooks), pp. 108-09.
41
J. Ross Browne, The Debates in the Convention of California (Washing- ton, 1850), pp. 45-46, 51, 112, 131.
42
Browne, The Debates in the Convention, pp. 138, 147-48.
43
Bancroft, History of California, p. 715.
44
Elisha Crosby, "Reminiscences of 1849," MS, Huntington Library.
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