NOTES

1.

Elliot West, The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009), xx.

2.

Daniel Sexton, “Correspondence,” Los Angeles Star, 6, October 25, 1856, 2.

3.

Benjamin I. Hayes, “The Barton Excitement,” HayesScraps, bulk 1847–1875, Vol. 60, Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.

4.

William Deverell, Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of its Mexican Past (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004), 15.

5.

“Military Department. Militia Companies Records, 1849–1880,” California State Archives, Sacramento, California.

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