NOTES

NOTES
1
Hubert H. Bancroft, History of California (7 vols., San Francisco, 1884-1890), II, 693.
2
Cyrille Laplace visited California as commander of the French man-of-war Artemise. Ibid., III, 702.
3
Eugene Duflot de Mofras, a French attache of the Mexican legation, visited California in 1841-42,
Ibid., 742.
5
Bancroft, California, V, 757-58.
6
Russell M. Posner, "A British Consular Agent in California: The Reports of James A. Forbes, 1843-1846," Southern California Quarterly, LIII (June 1971), 101-12.
7
Micheltorena to Vallejo, January 15, 1844,
Mariano G. Vallejo, Documentos para la Historia de California, 1780-1875, MS, XII, 5;
Florencio Serrano, Apuntes para la Historia de California, MS, 90-91 ;
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Bancrofts account is found in his California, IV, 458-66.
8
Bancroft, California, III, 740.
9
Susanna B. Dakin, The Lives of William Hartnell (Palo Alto, Calif., 1949), pp. 241-46.
10
James A. Forbes to Barron, September 5, 1044, F.O. 50/179, fos. 85-90.
Juan Bautista Alvarado to his uncle, November 20, 1844, in Vallejo, Documentos, XII, 108b.
11
Barron to Aberdeen, October 12, 1844, F.O. 50/179, fos. 53-5.
Forbes's letter was received in London on December 13, 1844.
Foreign Office, dated December 31, 1844,
Tepic probably sometime in March 1845.
12
Vállelo, Documentos, XII, 95; XXXIV, 112;
Manuel de Jésus Castro, Relación de la Alta California, MS, 97-9 ;
Juan Bautista Alvarado, Historia de California (1876), 5 vols., MS, V, 22-3,
Bancroft, California, IV, 459.
Henry Dalton came to California in 1843
Rancho Azusa near Los Angeles in 1844.
Sheldon G. Jackson, "Henry Dalton: Southern California Ranchero" (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Southern California, 1970), pp. 209-12.
Charles S. Baker, "Don Enrique Dalton of the Azusa," Annual Publication Historical Society of Southern California, X (1917), 17-35.
13
Anson S. Blake, "The Hudson's Bay Company in San Francisco," California Historical Society Quarterly, XXVIII (September 1949), 253-54.
Vallejo, ¡Documentos, XII, 120.
Lester G. Engelson, "Interests and Activities of the Hudson's Bay Company in California, 1 820-1846" (M.A. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1939), pp. 123-24.
Larkin to James Buchanan, July 10, 1845, in George P. Hammond, ed., The Larkin Papers (10 vols., Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1951-1964), III, 266.
Herman L. Leader, "The Hudson's Bay Company in California" (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1928), pp. 1 18-24.
Bancroft's account is found in his California, IV, 217, 594.
15
Barron to Seymour, January 28, i845, F.O. 50/i89, fo. 89.
16
Aberdeen to Barron, December 31, 1844, F.O. 50/179, fos. 9-11.
17
Bancroft, California, V, 747-49.
18
J. A. Forbes to Barron, January 30, 1846, F.O. 50/196, fos. 137-47.
Palmerston to Bankhead, June 1, 1846, F.O. 50/194, fos. 38-9.
19
J. A. Forbes to Barron, January 28, 1846, F.O. 50/196, fos. 139-47.
20
Larkin to secretary of state, March 6, 1846,
Hammond, Larkin Paters, IV, 233.
21
Louis J. Stillman, Sam Brannon, Builder of San Francisco (New York, 1953), p. 30.
22
Neis Anderson, Desert Saints, The Mormon Frontier in Utah (Chicago, 1942), p. 47.
23
Thomas F. Andrews, "The Controversial Career of Lansford Warren Hastings: Pioneer California Promoter and Emigrant Guide" (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Southern California, 1970), p. 207, n. 76.
Lansford Hastings to Thomas O. Larkin, March 3, 1846,
Hammond, Larkin Letters, IV, 220-21.
24
Anderson, Desert Saints, p. 47.
25
Milo M. Quaife, ed., The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849 (4 vols., Chicago, 1910), IV, 445.
Bancroft, California, V, 471-72.
26
John H. Everett to Larkm, September 15, 1845; Everett to Larkin, December 12, 1845;
Moses Yale Beach & Sons to Larkin, December 24, 1845;
Lansford Hastings to Larkin, December 24, 1845, Hammond, Larkin Papers, III, 352; IV, 1 19-21, 129, 220-21.
27
Larkin to Buchanan, March 6, 1846.
Ibid., IV, 232.
"I think if 2 or 3000 would come it would be a great many." Sutter to Larkin, March 2, 1846,
Ibid., 219.
28
Dalton to Stearns, February 18, 1846, Dalton Collection, Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
29
Bancroft, California, V, 36-38.
30
Juan Bandini, Documentos para la Historia de California, i776-i850, MS, p. 68,
Bancroft, California, V, 70, n 23.
31
Bancroft, California, V, 70.
32
Ibid., p. 36.
Vallejo, Documentos, V, 41, 93 ; XXIV, 192.
Historia, XV, V, 109-10, 146-50.
Bancroft, California, V, 67-68.
33
Barron to Seymour, January 28, 1845, F.O. 50/189, fo. 89;
Admiralty to Foreign Office, September 12, 1845, F.O. 50/189, fo. 153;
Barron to Seymour, April 8, 1845, F.O. 50/189, fo. ii0.
34
Manuel Castro, Documentos para la Historia de California, MS, I, 262, 313; II, 12, Bancroft Library.
Bancroft, California, V, 56-57, n. 3.
35
Bancroft, California, V, 32;
Castro, Documentos, XI, 22;
Augustin Ulvera, Documentos para la Historia de California, MS, 15;
Pío Pico, Documentos para la Historia de California, MS, 135, Bancroft Library.
36
Pío Pico, Narración Histórica, MS, p. 137, Bancroft Library;
Bancroft, California, V, 57, n. 3.
37
Seymour to the Admiralty, June 13, 1846, quoted in Ephraim D.Adams, "English Interest in the Annexation of California, " American Historical Review, XIV (July 1909), 758-59.
38
James A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, September 22, 1846, F.O. 50/201, fos. 124-29.
Macnamara's petitions to the president, translations in Fremont's California Claims, 19-21, 77-79
Bancroft, California, V, 215-16.
Lester G. Engelson, "Proposals for the Colonization of California by England in Connection with the Mexican Debt to British Bondholders, 1837-1846," California Historical Society Quarterly, XVIII (June 1939), 143-44.
39
Pío Pico, Proclamation, May 13, 1846, in Hammond, Larkin Papers, IV, 370-72.
40
Bancroft, California, V, 47.
41
Ibid., 67.
42
Alexander Forbes to Bankhead, June 15, 1846, F.O. 50/197, fos. 310-12.
43
James A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, July 9, 1846, F.O. 50/198, fos. 258-63.
44
Dalton to Barron and Forbes, May 21, 1846, Dalton Collection. Huntington Library.
45
Alexander Forbes to Bankhead, June 21, 1846, F.O. 50/197, fos. 310-12.
46
Seymour to Bankhead, June 15, 1846, F.O. 50/197, fos. 306-8.
47
Stearns to Larkin, May 14, 1846, Hammond, Larkin Papers, IV, 375.
49
Larkin to Stearns, May 21, 1846, Ibid., 385-86.
48
Larkin to Jacob P. Leese, May 21, 1846, Ibid., 307.
50
Larkin to Stearns, May 23, 1846, Ibid., 389.
51
Larkin to Stearns, May 23, 1846, Stearns Collection, Huntington Library.
52
Bancroft, California, III, 756.
Bancroft, California, IV, 102.
53
Larkin to John B. Montgomery, May 31, 1846,
Hammond, Larkin Papers, IV, 406-07.
Bancroft, California, V, 102.
54
Larkin to Gillespie, May 31, 1846, Hammond, Larkin Papers, IV, 407-09;
Larkin to Fremont, May 31, 1846, Ibid., 409-11.
Castro to José de la Guerra, April 27, 1846, De la Guerra Collection, Huntington Library.
55
John B. Montgomery to John C. Fremont, June io, 1846, quoted in John Wiltsee, "The British Vice Consul in California and the Events of 1846," California Historical Society Quarterly, X (June 193 1), 108-09.
Bancroft, California, V, 102
Fremont to Montgomery, June 16, 1846.
Wiltsee, "The British Vice Consul," p. 109.
56
Bancroft, California, V, 48.
57
Gasquet to Minister of Foreign Affairs, August 1, 1846, in Abraham P. Nasatir, ed., "The French Consulate in California, the Gasquet Documents," California Historical Society Quarterly, XXII (March 1933), 50.
58
Dalton to Bunol, May 21, 1846, Dalton Collection, Huntington Library.
59
Larkin to Gillespie, May 31, 1846, Hammond, Larkin Papers, IV, 407-08.
60
J. A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, September 22, 1846, F.O. 50/201, fos. 124-29.
Alexander Forbes to Bankhead, September 22, 1846, F.O. 50/201, fos. 124-29.
61
J. A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, July 9, 1848, F.O. 50/198, fos. 259-63.
62
Nasatir, "French Consulate," p. 50.
63
J. A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, July 9, 1846, F.O. 50/198, fos. 259-63.
64
J. A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, September 22, 1846, F.O. 50/201, fos. 124-29.
65
Ibid.
Pío Pico to J. A. Forbes, July 29, 1846, quoted in Wiltsee, "The British Vice Consul," p. 114.
66
Seymour to J. A. Forbes, July 22, i846, Quoted in Wiltsee, "The British Vice Consul," p. 119.
67
Alexander Forbes to Bankhead, August 15, 1846, F.O. 50/198, fos. 245-47.
68
Pío Pico to J. A. Forbes, June 29, 1846, quoted in Wiltsee, "The British Vice Consul," p. 115.
69
J. A. Forbes to Alexander Forbes, September 22, 1846, F.O. 50/201, fos. 124-29.
70
Bancroft, California, V, 214.
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