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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 27 September 1849

MtfklWb • I thf HMiobifMd avails himaolf of nhio method ofj oCerinf lo Hh> public aa opportunity to occur* adnr ' | lafooui locations in tbo town of Stockton. | I Tbo survey has boon made by CapL Hammond, U. • 8. A., and Wni. fiorris, Esq.; the maps are completed i and may be seen at tbo office of S. Howtson, in ttis , building of the subscriber nt,.Stockton. Thoee peraous who have visited Stockton eittier on > business, or i» passing to and from the mines, need I no description of its location, and it is deemed quite ; sufficient to state, for the information of others, that the t«4tn is situated at tho head of navigation on the 1 I Han Joaquiu, embracing witbin its limits four navigai bio channels, communicating directly with the river, 1 j aud each affording ample depth of water for vessels, !of any draught u«ua ly engaged iu the inland trade I The depth of the river and channels, as well as I their capacity for navigation, are abundantly attested j 1 jin th...

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 27 September 1849

. a. . — \'OTlCf TO THE PUBLIC.—T|> ■•rferwjiwd i 11 having lewned from rarioaa Mnrce* (hat tfwibU axlM with regard to lh« IsfaMjr of }lra Mia to tha I laMl aow laid wit aad kaawa aa tha lowa of Martinea, prtaeoU the following extract* from the original tiUaa aa grtn(rd to tho late Don Yguaeio Mar-: tinex, by Uovamora Figueroa and Alvarado, with the ; view of dispelling aav such doubts or ruiiion. Extract I Ceded to Yguaeio Martinet iu 1834, by Ueaeral Joe Kijueroa, Governor of California, three leaguea cr aitina of land, a little more or Icaa ; taking iu the CanlSUa del I'iuole, and tho Cannada del Hambre, to the atraila 6t Carquinex ; fro-n tlieuce northerly to Mm bay of Soiioaia, or San Pablo , from : thence to the moulli of the valley or Cannada del ' Pinole, aa ah>wu by the map or diaeno of aaid farm. I 'Extract 141.—Miowing the boundaries of four I loaguea of land granted to Yguaeio Martinex in 1842. by Governor J. U. Alvarado and known by the name of Pin...

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 27 September 1849

M HOUSES AND LAND FOR SAIX. A let of La Ad with fonr Houses standing tin reuu, <<d mi Montgomery street, behind the new Ex-, change building. The hou.es are well adupted for reaideucea and for business porpoM>a. Apply lo Mr. 'U. W. WaddingtoiTon the premises, or to l>auiel Fraaer, solicitor. Law Ruildings, Pnrl.moiilh M)iiaie. :i7tf j,iOK SAL?.—Desirable Property in the l'u>blu San " jiur -A UwclliiiK Hi>list- and lliree filly vni4 Lots,; most dcsiraMy loc-ati'd in the Puelilo Hiin Jose. Tin l house Is complete, painti-d anil out, rooms papered, •fte., with a good well of water alUelui I, and one SO vara lot enelosed In |mleil fine,;. For further Information and terms df sale apply st il«' Land Office of JylO2Btf STEVENSON, PARKER A TO. Bt'ILDINU SITES.—The dcsiral.lc lot suitable lor the site of a hotel or oihcr public htiildinif, at the corner of Uuiiont and Clay. Also, olher lot. favorably situmed, for sale hy [-11...

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 27 September 1849

7* -X (Ofli'tJ.) Know all men in mik SKNTS-Tliut I Ikiim i Kihy, Br. llrit liny. S. Army and Quvcmor .H CHi:„rniii. I> v »htu. . siiih'inty in mm- vpstcd, ild hereby apuoliit IWslnrr ti i wuld s nojury Public in und lor the iisirict of *, n l-\ . ciwo. ' r r,lri - Glvpn un.lcr my Imn.l nt Monterey, Cnliforni. tl.i. i-.. <luy of A. D. IM9. ' (■Signed.) 11. irii «. » B't Urig. On. U. S. A. and U.ivurn.Hof *'.ilitorn. 11. W. Hallkc k, B't Cnpt. and sec. oiatutc i The subscriber, having rw i iverfthe aboln ni,|>ointpii. is prepiirt'd to attend to the duties.,f the in tion with the ah.|ipin|( ofllee, al the foot u1'8,,,,„i u ... the Point, nci« Agnew's wharf. ' ■' "" aw THHOOOftS orimwold l/NOW AI, I. JIKV ItV THK.SK l'KCsi- Viv That I, Bennet Kiley, Brevet lirlu- Uiti r s an.l Governor of California, by virtue of authority i',, vested, .lo hen by iip|Hjint Kdward A. Kln L .. 1t.,.i ' Master for llic I'nrt of Sun Francisco. The 1.1» oilier, where nut otlu...

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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

Alta California. For the Steamer Oregon.

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Proceedings of the Convention. | [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

Proceedings of the Convention. | ALTA CALIFORNIA. MAN MAMMTO, mum. OtT. I, MV. Monterey, Sept. 1, 1849. In pursuance of Gov. Riley's Proclamation of the 3d of June last, the Convention for framing a Constitution for California preparatory to admission into the Union as a State, met in Colton Hall in the town of Monterey, at 12 M. on Saturday the 1st of Sept., 1849. The following delegates appeared and took their seats, viz : District of San Jose Kiiuhall 11. Diinmick, [Joseph Aram, J. D. lloppe, I Antonio XI. Pico. Distiuct op Monthkky. J I. Wager llallcck, | Thos. O. Larkiu. " District ok Sonoma. j ! Robert Seinple. J 1 District oil San Joaqi in. |i J. Mcllenry Ilollingsworth. j: . District ok San Li is Omspo. Ilenry A. Tellt. j ( DisTltU'T ok San Dik<;o. Jlenry Hill. J ()n motion of Mr. llallcck, Kimball 11. | Diuiiuick, Esq., was appointed Chairman pro j lemporr. On motion of Mr. Diinmick, Ilenry A. j Tellt, Kmi., was appointed Secretary pro j tcmjnrc. Whereupon, it ap...

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[Reported far the Aha California-} j 1 Til* Brooklyn Owe. jJ TERRITORY or C+LirORWIA, ) il [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

[Reported for the Alta California.] The Brooklyn Case. Territory of California,} District of San Francisco, ss.} To the Hon. John W. Geary, Alcalde of the District of San Francisco. -- The petition of Geo. F.J. Colburne, Ezra Dibble, Stephen B. Haff, H. A. Bell, and John Lynes respectfully represents that your petitioners were passengers on board ship Brooklyn, Joseph W. Richardson master, which sailed from the port of New York for the Port of San Francisco, California, on the 12th day of January, 1849; that there was a distinct understanding, when their passage money was paid, that said vessel would put into the port of either Rio Janeiro or Valparaiso, to enable passengers to procure fresh provisions, which, in a voyage . as long as the average from New York to this port, is absolutely necessary for the health and comfort of passengers and seamen. They are prepared to prove that the owners or agents of said vessel held out, as an inducement to said passengers to take passage to Ca...

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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

SUPPLEMENTAL ALTA CALIFORNIA FOR THE STEAMER OREGON.

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I>rorre<llii£" of the t (invention. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

I&amp;gt;rorre&amp;lt;llii£" of the t (invention. Tm ui:i&amp;gt;.vv, Sept. 1 lti'.i. Co/it iuuctl from 'M page nf Stcunirr pn/ier. or local officers and pn-trim- tors, w Intse emupcu*utioii does not exceed five futrnlrr-il dollar&amp;gt; per aniiiuii, shall not he deemed lucrative. Alter considerable debute the :&amp;gt;'Jd M otion was adopted as reported, v iz : 22. No person who may hereafter lie n collector or holder of puUUe moneys .'hall have a seat ill either house of the legislature, or lie eligtbie+o «ny oilicc ol trust or profit under tins state, until lie shall have aivounted for and paid into the treasury all stuns lor which he may he Halite. The 2Jd section was V en passed without deltaic, viz : 23. No money shall lie drawn from the l rcastrrj, hul in con* equciiei 1 o( a j» |&amp;gt;rt ipriat iolis niiulc liy law, After much debate the 2 lth section unadopted, as follow s : 2-1. The Members of the legislature shall | receive lor their serviccsH ...

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The Golden Emigration. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

The Golden Emigration. We have 110 data by which to show conclusively ] the emigration to California overland this year, but,. our accounts from the north represent the entire body in a prosperous and healthful state. We are ' enabled to add that aboil! one fifth are already in ' the country, nnd llie remainder vigorously pressing forward, iu companies which are every day pour- i ing into the Sacramento valley. The airivals for the month, ending Sept. 28, at 1 this port by sea is as follows; Americans, - - -4,271 Foreigners, - - - 1,531 Total. 5802 t ff which 122 arc Females Number of tons of shipping in ihe harbor of San Francisco this day, 91.344. 1 ~ I f&amp;gt;rocKTON.—A letter from a rcsidi »t of this!c Nourishing city ptatos that town property i« r increiiMiiardaily in value. "Lots have been!" •ellinsr from $*&amp;gt;500 tO W.OOO according to pit-1 nation, and building i« going on rapidly. The « wealher, though warm, doe.s not affoct thej J health of the place which re...

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The Convention. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

The Convention. ALTA CALIFORNIA. .«MN FRANCISCO. OCTOBER I, 1549. 1 Ins IxHiy, H|» to our Intcft dates, hud lirrn 1 in session a little over three weeks. Most of , the provisions of the proposed constitution had i I wen aeled and passed upon ill committee of ' the whole, and tlmt we suppose may !&amp;gt;e taken J as a fair index of what will lie the aetion of ( the house. t The Bill of llights, ns adopted ill eoinmiti tee of the whole, embraces twen'y sections, of the usual ehamcter of such provisions. The only |&amp;gt;oint upon which it was supposed ,'a controversy would arise—the questiou of slavery—passed without debate, and imani- ' mniis/y, utterly prohibiting slavery. Some I few were in favor of submitting tin- matter to , the people lor a separate vote : but it was not contended for with any show of strenuosity, ' and was voted down almost tin liiuiously. 1 The suffrage question was the source of considerable debate; but was finally disposed | of by oil male citizens...

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Ongon. 11*1. .L . : ... /t [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

Ongon. 11*1. .L . : ... /t Whether we vi'-w ((reiron n- t|„ American home of the Paeitio S i,|\,., |T . combining the ndvantnges of pri,, ritv ' . elaim to the attention of the worl,). a,,,) ral investment of capital ami lalior m, fertile soil, or, as a country redolent w ;, (l best gifts of naturef and, at this tinio, ti possession of an enterprising and ii„h Ml; „ people, we cannot Imt concede iiisup,. r .,j, advantages to result from its neHil„. r '. and kindred relation to California \ without a kindling of envy, it must |&amp;gt; r icssed, do we view the maguilWnt pr05p,,,... and admit the favored position of ~n r ( . |ir ter territory: tlio reflection, however f Mr fishes n source of pride, while it illustrate great truth, that theglittering treasures , r soil shall speedily build itpa sidjaeetu IM j, r | ||v and populous state. If we have eclipse,) jt j our sudden and dazzling riches the Mnnli, wealth of Oregon—if, hy the seductive m ||„. encc of our golden opulence, we h...

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Hater InttHl^nrr. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

Hater InttHl^nrr. We llBVe ll&amp;lt;» detail* of MlCCessful llltrillllir, or report." of n nature than those proscuted in our Inst, wherewith to illuminate. with auriferous brilliancy the columns of our paper to-day: hut we have, notwithstanding, cheering words tor the hundred* of newly ar- 1 rived gold hunters, for the thousands who this paper shall welcome, and lad (,od speed 011 their westward way. and tor the million of Iriistinjr, hopinjr hearts whom the adventurers have left behind. Our summary of sold &amp;lt;lijn;iii£ new s is com- i piled from various authentic sources, and we ' are indebted to the P/iirre Times for material information. Also to gcntleuieii from , different parts of the mines, who, at our re- i (juest have politely furnished us with accounts) of personal success, enabling us to eompend i as below presented. Owinjr to the prevailing ' irregularity of mails and expresses, our corresi*&amp;gt;ndcnce from the mines failed to reach us ' in due time....

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From the Sandwich Isliimls. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

From the Sandwich Isliimls. liONoi.rr.r in possession ok tiik By the nrrival of the French' frigate Poursevunte, ,4d- , iuir.il Trenu lin, we have reecivcd advices from Honolulu j to tlir (Jth inst. The news is of importance, but we have only room for a nummary of the strange events which 1 have lately transpired there. M. Dillon, the French consul, has for some time bceu at loggerheads with the go- ; vernmcnt upon the subject of Catholic rights and brandy. About the ir&amp;gt;th of August, the Poiirsevantc and a war' steamer arrived, when M. Dillon made certain demands upon the government, threatening them with "great guns," in case of non-complianc&amp;lt;. The demands, as near as we can learn, were, Ist. a reduction of duties on brani dies and liquors of one-half, and the return of one-half ol , all such duties as have been collected since 1840; 2d, the same rights to Catholics and their schools as are granted to Protestants; 3d, the repeal of a law which compels whaleslu...

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———-— PRICES CURRENT, FOR THE AI.TA CA LI S IA , A» MOLD AT JEH'ETT A HELIUM* CARGO MIJN mrTimii, is*# [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

———-— PRICES CURRENT, FOR THE AI.TA CA LI S IA , A» MOLD AT JEH'ETT A HELIUM* CARGO MIJN mrTimii, is*# nREAOSTITFS. Flour, American, pr bbl, 10 00 Chile, pr sack 200 lbs, !M&amp;gt;o Bread. Pilot, American, per lb., ft a lie Navy, do. 2 a 2 1 -2c Chile, I 1 -2 a 2c K ice. South Carolina, ft a C&amp;gt;c Ilarley, per sack, s a ;i 00 PROVISIONS AND llltOCKRll:s Beef, American, flat; ."&amp;lt;0 Pork, Mess, 22 a 2:1 00 ! Hams, prime, per lb, :&amp;gt;0 a :12c Herrings, smoker). 111 a ftOc 'Coffee, Central America, ft I-2 a tic Rio, prime, 7 a &amp;gt;e Java, a *.&amp;gt;c Sugar, Central America, I a ■"&amp;gt;&amp;lt;• Havana white, 12 1-2 a 12c Buffer, Iftaftll Preserved meats and vegetables.pr lb. 7ft a 1 00 Soap, Boston, No. I, la ftc | lVp|ier, black, fi 1-2 a 7c' Vinegar, eider, pr gall., 17 a l*c White wine, .'ill a :&amp;gt;2 Nutmegs, pr lb.. '.ID a I 00 Sweet Oil, Bordeaux, pr dz., (i a li 50 ; Ijciiiou Syrup, Da 10 00 ! Sperm Candles, pr lb....

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„ Kriuarks. I »If I" I lwTl' l' rw '1'1... 1' I . 1... 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

„ Kriuarks. I »If I" I lwTl' l' rw '1'1... 1' I . 1... 1 jjklMDsTriTs.— 1 iic r it»ui iii.'irkiM !»»»* «11ait *« I. nud t!«»« m I i* 1 i*l Vmt'iicMii and ( !i»lt* l'loiir can be pnrciui-. ,! ;ii a nihil |.c U»\v our Pilot, Na\\ Hrcad and other nrtir|c« t&amp;gt;| lircad.-iutK arc ill tlull lioin an overstocked market l &amp;gt; ltovi&amp;lt;i«»Ns. — !&amp;gt;• »•!een' 1111:■ ■ tluli of -ale Willi a lar Lie slock in hand M «•«»•. and ('letir !\»r.k are in demand and firm ai our rate*.— llaiiis and Haeou, a prune article, are ui demand and sear«-c. Ijt« 4 u t»Hs —(lood Hrnnd) in lihii&amp;gt; . dull ol sale; in hid* ot lo a 1 gallons lirm at our quotation* : all common liquor* arc selluiu r at very low rate*, the demand hciinr jn uicij»ally tor &amp;lt;| ualll l&amp;lt; and in -mall packam - -iniahle for transportation to the mines Ale and Porter ( i- sear«# and no sales ol , importance have taken place since our last Brandy in eases ol one do/.cu has dcchu...

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IMiml. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

Died. Oil Ikiiikl slii|&amp;gt; N urk, ol li-•* i -n, hi ilir ll.iy «»l N.ui mi ilii ."Mil net mi, &amp;lt;»i «*li»•!•*»i« •11&amp;lt;11&amp;lt;11&amp;lt;4. Tmo It. I'tx rn ei 1., «»t N\ i viniM:tl». .Niuti.i. a \.ilinM« nnil iiiih'lm'slci'liicil n»«-mt»« iol tln Pa« 11:» ('nuip.inv.

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MA it iN I: J oil It N A 1/. I'orl of Ssiii Fi'iiiiclsco. Tliiiisiliiy. *»<-|»l. *i 7, i*«r». A Ilii I I'll) [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 October 1849

MA it iN I: J oil It N A 1/. I'orl of Ssiii Fi'iiiiclsco. Tliiiisiliiy. *»&amp;lt;-|»l. *i 7, i*«r». A Ilii I \ I'll) Sep. 20. \in » Jam* Million, llainliii. «!&amp;gt;'m from ' Honolulu, camo in onli I, 50 i*aMf*th. 21 Am sp Morrison, Spaldin:', 2'.*o dys fom \ N .»i K, 1 canto loonier, UNI pushes. Aim hclii |*.ira«;« »n, I l.ili \, 21 i ily s I mi € "a|m t mm, e.u to oi&amp;lt;|» r, 5 • I'.M sclir .4 in :i/.om. II \v« s. thi dat 11 Mi T.iliil I, &amp;lt; at t!" I" order, '.iU pas"iH 22. \in hp \iiiliilii&amp;gt;ia, W iln it 150 dy Itn I'allincMe, cargo to I' 11. Harrison. 11 HI pa r&amp;gt;«. &amp;lt; 'It sp Villi* de llorili tux. \ ntt tt. dfs tin \ ilpaiaiso. earyo in S.utelir/. 11l others, 2ti pasgis. Vim sp Auieiira, Seabury, 100 days loin .\i \v I'cdi'ud, cargo to order, 75 pa w :?rs. 23. \lli Hp Areatus, Knoules, 170 day* from Huston, caruo to ouli i, 130 pasgis. liaw'n m'lir Caroline. &amp;lt;'Ole, 2Hdy.» Inn L.Jiaina, to Makee, \ litlioil ai...

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