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ipQuivm^r« [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 14 November 1846
POETRY. For the Californian. Soft o'er the vale of Angeles The gale of peace was wont to blow Till discord rais'd her direful horn And filled the vale with sounds of woe. (Break) The blood stained earth, the warlike bands, The trembling natives saw with dread, Dejected labour left her toil, And summer's blithe enjoyments fled. (Break) But soon the avenging sword was sheathed, And mercy's voice by ''Stockton" heard How pleasant were the days which saw Security and peace restored. (Break) Ah think not yet your trial's o'er From yonder mountains hollow side, The fierce banditte issue forth, When darkness spreads her curtain wide. (Break) With murd'rous arms, and haggard eyes, The social joys away they fright; Sad expectation clouds the day, And sleep forsakes the fearful night. (Break) Now Martial troops protect the rob, At distance prowl the ruffian band; Oh confidence ! that dearer guard, Why hast thou left this luckless land. (Break) We droop and mourn o'er many a joy, O'er some dea...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 14 November 1846
FOR BOSTON. -- The A. I. fast sailing ship Vandalia, T. C. Everett, commander, will sail from San Diego for Boston, on, or about the 25th of January next. For freight or passage, (having superior accommodations,) apply to WM. D. M. HOWARD, No. 1 Water street, 13tf Yerba Buena. Single copies of the Californian can be had at the office Price 12 1/2 cents.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 14 November 1846
HEAD QUARTERS, Monterey, Oct. 17th, 1846. ORDERS. -- From date, no person will be permitted to pass in the streets of this town on horseback, after sunset, or to pass on foot after drum beat, at 8 o'clock, P. M., till sunrise, without my written permission. WM. A. T. MADDOX, U S. Marine Corps. Military Commandant of the Middle Department of California. CUARTEL GENERAL, Monterey, Octr. 17, de 1846. Ninguna persona sera permrtido pasar por las calles de este Pueblo despues del rotreto a las ocho de la tarde »i« tener permision eserito por el Comandante Militar. Ni andar a caballo despues que se ponga el Sol. WM. A. T. MADDOX. Teniente de las compahi de Marina de los E. U. y Comandante Militar del 10 tf Centro de la California. MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE, Monterey, Nov. 4th. In the present crisis of affairs it is requisite that the arrival and departure of persons should be known at the office of the Military Commandant. All persons, therefore, arriving in Monterey will report themselves at h...
BATTLE OF THE 110 a*u&, aj*y out, I&IGA OFFICIAL laoruri'r. , [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 November 1846
BATTLE OF THE RIO GRANDE, May 8th, 1846. OFFICIAL REPORT. Head Quarters, -- Army of Occupation Camp Near Metamoras. May 16th, 1846. Sir:-- I have the honor to submit a more detailed report of the action of the 8th inst. The main body of the army of Occupation, marched under my immediate orders from Pt. Isabel on the evening of the 7th of May, and bivouacked 7 miles from that place. Our march was resumed the following morning. About noon, when our advance of Cavalry had reached the water hole of Palo Alto, the Mexican Troops were reported on our front, and were soon discovered occupying the road in force. I ordered a halt upon reaching the water, with a view to rest and refresh the troops, and form deliberately our line of battle. The Mexican Iine was now plainly visible across the prairie, and about three quarters of a mile distant. Their left which was composed of a heavy force of cavalry, occupied the road, resting upon a thicket of chaparral, while masses of infantry were discove...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 November 1846
The War, -- On Sunday; the 15th inst. a large party of Californians, from 150 to 200 in number, under the command of Manuel Castro, the former prefect of the 2nd disrict, arrived on the river of the Salinas; and took by force every male inhabitant they could find, and made them join their party; they likewise committed many desperate outrages. Thomas O. Larkin, Esq., U. S. Consul, being at the farm of Don Joaquin Gomez was by them taken prisoner, and what his fate may be, where such men as Joaquin de la Torre have great influence, it is hard to say; however report says that Manuel Castro has sent Mr. Larkin to the south if this is true, we have every reason to hope that his troubles will not be greater than those which commonly fall to the lot of prisoners of war, in all civilized nations. About 5 o'clock, on Monday evening, the enemy fell in with a party of Americans, under the command of Capts Forster and Burrows, who were bringing horses from the Sacramento valley, for the servic...
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 November 1846
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF MONTEREY— Nov. 21, 1846. Arrived 9th, American barque Tasso, Libbey, from San Francisco. 13th, U.S. Savannah, Mervine, from San Pedro. 16th Hawanian barque Don Quixote, Paty, from Santa Cruz. 16th. Mexican brig Juanita. Scott. 20th Barque Tasso, Libbey, from Santa Cruz. Cleared 12th, barque Don Quixote, Paty, for Santa Cruz. 15th, American barque Tasso, Libbey, for Santa Cruz. 16th, U. S. Ship Savannah, Mervine, for San Francisco. 20th, barque Don Quixote, for Honolulu.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 November 1846
GOODS. — Paty &amp; Co. have opened store in the building of J Stokes, and have on hand a splendid assortment of goods just landed from the Barque Don Quixote. D JUAN PATY V CO hat* nbirrto una tirnda en la &lt;-««•• It* D-Santinpo* Stok«», en doudc hay un ►urtido muv e»»«. !»»iidi •&lt;&lt;» &lt;*♦» ef«-cio», acabad«»s de. dt»einbatcar de la Bnrco, DWn dnixote. • 15 if FOR SALE OR BARTER. A General assortment of Merchandise, also, a large lot of Brown Mantas, for sale low for cash, or hides. TALBOT H. GREEN. FOR SALE OR RENT —A two story house eligibly situated on the Western side of the gulph of Monterey, containing two bed rooms and a hall up stairs, and a dining room, sitting room, office and shop below stairs, with good out houses, fine well of water, and a garden walled in. The whole establishment consists of eighty-five yards front and fifty yards deep. For further information enquire of D. Spence, Esq. Single copies of the Californian ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 November 1846
MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE, Monterey, Nov. 4th } In the present crisis of affairs it is requisite that the arrival and departure of persons should be known at the office of the Military Commandant. All persons, therefore, arriving in Monterey will report themselves at his quarters, and all persons desirous of Ieaving must call there for passports. WALTER COLTON.Chief Magistrate. OFICINA DEMAGISTRADO'S, } Monterey, Nov. 4.k, 1846 } Es requerido en el present crisis de negocins, que a la &gt;!eg»d». y -altriji, de i'-ti.i per*ona. »aa da&lt;lo a rtibri al Co* m* minute M tar de e»&gt;a punto, p&gt;&gt;r !•• c&lt;«u igu«nt&gt; , !•&gt;.;» p« r««iiiM «i Ht-gnu a M&lt;«ltte&gt;ey. *t. pir**-nt»ra mI emit I fieu»&gt; ial » t«»d«&gt; per&gt;«na que toga que »alir,«M urriran a «i.«b« rum! 1 paia »v pa»ap«iU. WALTER COLTUN, 13 if .v, , friun ro M. gioiradn. HEAD QUARTERS. Monterey, Oct 31st,1846....
FORSIT. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 November 1846
POETRY. For the Californian. To arms, Colonel Fremont! the war blast is blowing! The plunderer in pride and audaciousness scours, Through plains, and o'er mountains, they say they are going To drive thee beyond California's proud shores. Now arm thy batallion, and humble the foe, Redouble thy honours, give falsehood its due; Lay low the bold robber, wherever you go, And make those rebellious in numbers but few. Teach honor to flow, where ignorance reigned, Let every shot by your riflemen tell — And those who without any reason complained, Make them know that good faith doth falsehood excel. Oh strike the bold stroke! brave Stockton commands, 'Tis his wish here to free from oppression and chains, This ignorant people, and put in their hands The means of subsistence, on these fertile plains. Call for help, we'll assist you, with heart, head and hand, Nor flinch from your orders till death strikes us down, But call Fremont our leader, and by him we'll stand, Till the country's recaptur...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 November 1846
PORTSMOUTH HOUSE-Yerba Buena.— The under signed has opened a Public House, under the above title, where he is prepared to entertain all those who may please to call on him. His table will be furnished with the best the market affords, and his bar with the best liquors. Yerba Buena, Oct. 16, 1846. J. BROWN. FOR BOSTON.—The A.1 fast sailing ship Vandalia, T. C. Everett, commander, will sail from San Diego for Boston, on, or about the 25th of January next. For freight or passage, (having superior accommodations,) apply to WM. D. M. HOWARD, No. 1 Water street, Yerba Buena. FOR SALE OR, BARTER. A General assortment of Merchandise, also, a large lot of Brown Mantas, for sale low for cash, or hides. TALBOT H. GREEN.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 November 1846
OFICINA DE MAGISTRADO'S, ) Monterey, Nov. 4th, 1846. } Es requerido en el presente crisis de negocios, que a la ilegitdn, y *alida, de toda persona, tea dado a saber al ComniuUnte Militar de e*ta punto/por lo con&lt;iguente, toda persona a] llegiu a Monterey, se presentara al cuartel gen«--ihl y todo persona que letga que lalir oeurriran a dicho ouuitel paiu su paiupoite. WALTER COLTON, 13 tf Primero Magistrado. MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE, Monterey, Nov. 4th. In the present crisis of affairs it is requisite that the arrival and departure of persons should be known at the office of the Military Commandant. All persons, therefore, arriving in Monterey will report themselves at his quarters, and all persons desirous of leaving must call there for passports. WALTER COLTON, Chief Magistrate. HEAD QUARTERS, Monterey, Oct. 31st, 1846. ORDERS.— AII persons immediately on arriving in this town, will report themselves at the office of the Military Commandant. All persons leaving Monterey are...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 November 1846
The War - It has been our opinion, derived from a perfect and thorough acquaintance with the customs, and nature of the natives of California ever since the insurrection broke out in the town of the Angeles: that many of the insurgents after a lapse of two months, little more or less, would reflect on the entire hopelessness of their undertaking, and would try many means for the opening a communication with the authorities of the United States, for the purpose of presenting themselves, and delivering up their arms. It appears that such, our opinion was not ill founded; it is now the common talk in Monterey, that were a road once opened whereby the people, who wish to surrender themselves, could see that they would not be personally injured, any other way than as being kept prisoners of war; that many of them are at this moment ready, and willing to surrender themselves, to the authorities of the United States, and should this step once be taken by a few individuals, the notice would...
(,''nin:pi/'n!cnc';6f;the,:n<:itor. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 November 1846
Correspondece of the Editor. YERBA BUENA, Nov. 22nd, 1846. l arrived here this morning from the Sacramento and the North side of the Bay, all is quiet, and the people seem to desire nothing so much as peace, and a settled state of affairs, there have been various rumors of the operations of the forces beIow, but it is difficult to know what to depend upon. Forces are constantly arriving and being sent down to join Col. Fremont; the present emigration deserves much credit for their conduct, almost every person, able to bear arms has turned out, and many of them have left their families to the protection of the officers of the posts, and shouldered their rifles. It is to be hoped, that Col. Fremont with his present force, will soon be able to settle the trouble. The Savannah is lying at Sausalito, the Warren at this place, and the Portsmouth will sail in a few days. Captain Montgomery, and the officers of the Portsmouth have been here some months, and by their gentlemanly deportment a...
tfE.VI.. TAYLOR'S RFfCh'l (FIHE £i v -vr.VAY t" Jhad Quarter*, Armii of Occvpniion, Camp mar .( «.'■• , •«; 'Fort JJroUii, 'J'tjcm. iit>y.l[hx Ic-JG. "■ ]? [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 November 1846
GEN'L. TAYLOR'S REPORT OF THE 9TH OF MAY Head Quarters, Army of Occupation, Camp near Fort Brown, Texas, May 17th, 1846. [concluded] A small party under Capt. Buchannan and Lieuts. Wood and Hays, 4th infantry composed chiefly of men of that regiment, drove the enemy from a breastwork, which he occupied, and captured a piece of artillery. An attempt to recover this piece was repelled by Capt. Barlow, 3d infantry. The enemy was at last completely driven from his position on the right of the road, and retreated precipitately leaving baggage of every description.The 4th infantry took possession of a camp where the head quarters of the Mexican Gen. in Chief was established, all his official correspondence was captured at this place. The artillery batalion (excepting the flank companies) had been ordered to guard the baggage train, which was packed some distance in the rear. That battalion was ordered up to pursue the enemy, and with the 3d infantry, Capt. Ker's dragoons and Capt. Duncans...