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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 February 1849
NEW GOODS, LANDING from Brigantine "Calderon," and for sale by the subscribers. Champagne, Prints, Cognac, H'dkfs, Silk, Wine, ass'd in cases, " Cotton, do in pipes, Clothing, Cordials ass'd Saddle Cloths, Italia, Shawls, Am. Beef and Pork, Medicines, Cassimeres, Shirts, Brown and Bl'd Domestics, Shoes, Together with a large variety of desirable articles. FINLEY JOHNSON &amp; Co. San Francisco, 9th Jan. 1849. NEW GOODS, JUST received by late arrivals, American hams, ready made clothing, shirts, white and col'd cotton, hosiery, merino and wool, boots and shoes, champagne, wines, &amp;c. &amp;c., and for sale by DEWITT &amp; HARRISON. Jan'y 17, 1849. GOODS, Per brig " Calderon," now landing — Wines, ass'td; cordials do; Italia; Am beef and pork; domestics; saddle cloths; prints; handkls, silk and cotton; clothing; medicines; shawls, shoes, &amp;c., for sale by FINLEY, JOHNSON &amp; Co. Jan'y 23, 1849. GOODS LANDING from brig "Susannah" —...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 February 1849
TO LET. THE frame House with a fine view of the Bay therefrom, conveniently situated at the corner pf Broadway and Kearney sts. Apply to C. V. Gillespie. Jan. 3, 1849. Portsmouth sq. TO LET. A House and Lot at the Mission, to let. Also, Yardage for lumber or timber on an enclosed lot, foot of California st. Apply to Mr. Gillespie. W. D. M. HOWARD, Administrator on the estate of W. A. Leidesdorff. WANTED. 10,000 dollars in gold dust or coin on bond and mortgage. Apply to C. V. GILLESPIE, Notary Public Jan'y. 24 WANTED. A BOY fourteen or fifteen yearn of age, as an apprentice to the printing business. Apply immediately at the Alta California office SEASONABLE goods just received by late arrivals and for sale at wholesale and retail by A. J. GRAYSON,. Corner of City Hotel building. Jan'y 17, 1849. SUTTER HOUSE. The undersigned, having purchased of the Messrs. Sutters, the City Hotel at Sacramento City, it will hereafter be conducted by Messrs. Bayley &amp; McClellen, under the ...
Provisional Gavrranrat. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
Provisional Government. DAY OF ASSEMBLING. Sacramento City, Feb'y 11.1849. Gentlemen — Your communication of the 6th ult., addressed to Jno. A Sutter, Jno. Sinclair and C. E. Pickett, on the subject of a "Provisional Government," was not received till to-day. In answer, we have pleasure in announcing that the citizens of this place and vicinity, on learning the action of the people below, expressed their willingness to co-ope-rate in the formation of such a government, by electing last month five delegates to attend the Convention to be held at the Pueblo de San Jose, on the 5th March next On the 3d inst., an election for four delegates was held at Culloma in the mountains. From papers of late date, we learn a proposition is on foot to postpone the meeting of the Convention till the 1st of May next — Against this, allow us to express our decided disapprobation, in which sentiment we are seconded by other delegates from this district. Not that we oppose the arguments set forth in a l...
MEETING AT SONOMA. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
MEETING AT SONOMA. At a meeting of the citizens of the several districts upon the north side of the Bay of San Francisco, held in the town of Sonoma, on the fifth day of February, 1849, for the purpose of selecting delegates to represent said districts in a Territorial Convention, to be held at San Jose on the 5th day of March next, and also for the establishment of rules and regulations for the government of said districts, to operate until the organizanization of a civil government for the Territory of California, either by the Congress of the United States, or by the people of the said territory, L. W. Boggs, Esq , was called to the chair, and John B. Frisbie appointed Secretary. Upon request, Robert Semple, Esq., explained the object of the meeting, and at the close of his remarks, offered for the consideration of the meeting, the following preamble and resolutions: Whereas, by treaty, Upper California has been ceded to the United States of America, thus depriving the people of ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
OFFICIAL. NO TICK. HAVING been informed t'r&lt;. &lt; various sources, of the gre«t suffering mid condition of many of those deluded mid thoughttrM persons, who iu violation of their plighted faith to their couutry, have deserted from the I'acific squadron, mice Ihe 9th day of October of thin year ; uiid Who are now paving the penalty of their transgression, under the combined suffering of disease, famine and c«|K»ure to au incleinent winter ; Mild that many of said deserters, truly repenting their rash uuil ill-jtojg-d act of desertion, would return to their allegiance and their ships, but for the fear of the penalty wlncli the laws might impose, 1 do hereby say lo all such persons, who are chargeable with no other oH'ance against the luws uf the Navy than that ol desertion— gr*at as is tlie enoriiiity —return immediately, to v»ur duty, aud you will have no cause W regret your roiifiilencr. iu my clemency and forbearunce. THO'S AP.C.JONES, 7 (Commander in Chief, U. ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
BUSINESS CARDS. Starkey, Janion &amp; co., Commission merchants. And Importers of Goods direct from England, the Atlantic ports of the United States and China. San Francitco, Feb'y 1, 1849. Gillespie &amp; co. Auction and Commission Agency Office. Portsmouth square. Warehouse on the beach, foot of Sacramento street. Consignments will be entered at the Custom House free of brokerage, and landed at the Jetty in front of the warehouse, thereby avoiding cartage. Feb'y 8, 1849. Ward &amp; Smith, GENERAL COMMISSlON merchants. No. 3. Montgomery street. SAN FRANCISCO, UPPER California. Frank Ward, Jan'y 25, '49. — Wm. M. Smith. R. Wells &amp; co., Merchants. ROBERHT WELLS, JAMES C. WARD. San Francisco, January 25, 1849. Geo. Frank Lemon. Operative and Surgeon Dentist. Office on Washington st., adjoining the house of Mr. S. Brannan. Office hours, from 10, a. m., to 4 p. m. Jan'y 25, '49. DeWitt &amp; Harrison, Importers, General Commission Merchants &a...
| ARRIVAL °*' 3'HK J STEAMSHIP ALIF»)RNIA. | AND HER RECEPTION AT THIS I'ORT. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
ARRIVAL OF THE STEAMSHIP CALIFORNIA. AND HER RECEPTION AT THIS PORT. ALTA CALIFORNIA. SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, MAR. 1, 1849. The long expected and welcome pioneer of the North Pacific Steamship Line, arrived in our harbor yesterday morning. She left Mazatlan on the 17 of February, and Monterey on Tuesday last, Gen. Persifor F. Smith, new Military commander of the Territory, and his suite are among the passengers. The California is truly a magnificent vessel, and her fine appearence as she came in sight off the Town, called forth cheer upon cheer from our enraptured citizens, who were assembled in masses upon the heights commanding a view of the Bay, and in dense crowds at the principal wharves and landing places. She passed the vessels of war in the harbor under a salute from each, returned by hearty cheering from the crowded decks, and at eleven was safely moored, at the anchorage off the Town.
MILITARY PARADE.—TAUUET EXCURSION. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
MILITARY PARADE. — TARGET EXCURSION. On Friday last, the twenty-third instant, the first parade of a citizen uniformed corps for a target excursion, which ever took place in the territory of California, came off in San Francisco. The corps had been named the Washington Volunteers and was organized to do honor to the birthday of Washington, but the unfavorableness of the weather prevented its parade until the 23d inst. It was mostly composed of the discharged volunteers of Col. Stevenson's regiment, and was commanded by E. Gilbert, assisted by Lieut's. Norton, Roach and Long; Serg'ts. Lemon, Pulis, Sanford and Peck; and Corporals Norris, Hathaway, Thurston and Russ. 'I'he corps turned out thirty-four muskets, and its soldierly appearance and drill, especially in its marching to the inspiring music of Gramms's band, was highly commended. In the afternoon, after marching about town to display a remarkably well riddled target, the corps sat down to an excellent dinner provided by Brown ...
MILITARY ARR.VNOKMIiXTS | [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
MILITARY ARRANGEMENTS. Some important movements have recently been made by the War Department for the Western frontier of the Republic. The departments of Oregon and California (10 and 14) are consolidated into one, called the Third or Pacific Division, under the command of brevet Major Gen. Persifor F. Smith. We are indebted to the Adjutant General's office for copies of the following general orders designating these arrangements. The general order No. 54 creates the Third or Pacific Division; No. 55 assigns brevet Brig. Gen. Riley, Lieutenant Colonel 2d Artillery, to his brevet rank; and No. 61 assigns Gen. Smith to the command of the Pacific Division, on his brevet rank of brigadier general. From the established character of both these distinguished officers, it will be seen that they are admirably qualified for the responsible and distant stations to which they have been respectively assigned. — [Washington Union, Nov. 19. War Department, Adj't General's Office. } Order No. 54 ]...
RESIGNATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
RESIGNATIONS. San Francisco, February 14, 1849. We the undersigned, Members of a Town Council, elected on the 27th day of December last, to serve the Town for the year 1849, hereby take leave to tender our resignations as Members of such Council, in accordance with a resolution passed by a large and respectable meeting of the citizens of this Town held in the Public Square on Monday, the 12th, inst. W. D. M. HOWARD, JOHN TOWNSEND, ROBERT A. PARKER, GEO. C. HUBBARD, THOS. J. ROACH. To A. J. Ellis, Esq., W. E. Swasey, Esq., and others, Committee. San Francisco, February 15th, 1849. We the undersigned, Members of the Town Council, elected on the 15th January, 1849, do hereby tender to the Citizens of San Francisco, our resignations as Councilmen to take effect from this date. Very Respectfully; Yours. &amp;c. C. E. WETMORE, I. MONTGOMERY, STEPH'N A. WRIGHT, DANIEL STARK, LAZA'S EVERHART. To Messrs Ellis, Swasey, and others, Committee of the Citizens. Notice. — The oath of offic...
MAIMMR JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
MARINE JOURNAL. Port of San Francisco. ARRIVALS. February 24 Dan ship Neptune, Wiaaing master, from Callao, to supercargo on board. " Per brig Mazeppa,Musica, master, from Callao, to supercargo on board. " Mex schr Mangelita Forbes, Passadores, master, from San Blas. 25 Am schr Greyhound, Nye, master, from Monterey, to Cross, Hobson &amp; Co 27 Haw schr Caslota, John Turwich, master, from Mazatlan. 28 Am barque Tasso, Lindsey, master, from Valparaiso " Steamer Calfornia, Forbes, master, from Panama SAILED. 22 Am schr Swallow, Young, master, for Mazatlan 23 Eqd ship Ann McKim, Robinet, master, for Valparaiso " Chi brigtn Correo del Pacifico, Schroder, master, for Valparaiso.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
J. HOWARD ACKEKMAN. CONVEYANCER. ALL legal documents prepared with neatness and despatch. Custom business transacted. — Office at the house of Mr. Sherebeck, last room on the corridor. FOR SALE. BROAD cloths, cotton fabrics for summer clothing, gentlemens' ready made clothing, shoes, hats, a general assortment of liquors, Flanders and Chile cheese, figs, cherries, and other dried fruits, and preserved olives. The above mentioned articles are for sale at moderate prices at a tent near the mole, or they can be procured by applying at the house of Mr. Merrill to MR. ALVARES. San Francisco, Feb'y 20, 1849. PUBLIC NOTICE All persons having claims against the firm of S. Brannan &amp; Co., Sacramento city, are requested present them for collection by the first of May next. Also, all indebted are requested to come forward and pay up. S. BRANNAN &amp;. CO. Sacramento Cily, March 1, 1845. AUCTION A PUBLIC Auction will be held at the store of S. Brannan and Co., on the first of...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
Valuable Real Estate. The plat of land bounded by Portsmouth square, Washington, Dupont and Jackson streets, has been divided into convenient building lots, with a street called Washington place running through the centre from Washington to Jackson street. The central situation of this property makes it desirable for residence or business purposes. A diagram of the property can be examined and terms of sale ascertained on application to C. V. Gillespie. Conveyancer. March 1, 1849. CHEMICAL AND DRUG STORE. TO MINERS AND OTHERS The proprietor has just concluded his arrangements at the store in Portsmouth square, and respectfully invites public inspection. Medical men can be supplied with a complele assortment, comprising the entire Maeria Medica. Orders and medicine chests can be shipped at a few hours notice. March 1, 1849. STRAW BONETS. LADIES', Misses and infant's straw bonets, latest style, viz: Fine patent Brussels, fine split unions, fine rice Pearlys, fine Swiss fancy, fine pea...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
CROSS, HOBSON &amp; CO. OFFER for sale, the cargo of the barque Neptuno, now landing, consisting of an assortment of every kind of goods suitable for the market, viz: Liquors in cases, preserved fruit, chewing tobacco, glass ware, earthen ware, playing cards, swords, prepared chocolate, pale ale, hardware, sausages, cheese, vermicelli, madeira wine in cases, rum in cases and barrels, navy bread, cigars, scales of all sizes, Ioaf suguar, brass weights, rice in bags, absynthe, old cognac in cases, kirsh wasser in cases, green tea, alpaca blankets, shoes, brogans, under shirts, drawers. white blankets, colored shirts, worsted stokgs, hats and caps of all descriptions, oil cloth, umbrellas, a fine assortment of clothing, iron beds, iron sales, sailors caps, ready made sheets, assorted perfumeries, poncho cloth, fowling pieces, pistols &amp;c., drugs and medicines, port wine in cases, phosphoros, snuff, tobacco, and a great variety of other articles. San Francisco, Feb'y ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 1 March 1849
FOE SALE. At the sign of the Cigar Factory, Per Alert, Dolores, Calderon, Susannah, and Cayuga, a general assortment of dry goods, and groceries, consisting of, DRY GOODS. 400 pieces prints, 800 pieces domestics, 200 pieces muslin de laine, 200 pieces bleached cotton, 10 cases siIk and cotton handkerchiefs, 3 do. blue drills, 2 do. york stripe, 100 doz. suspenders, ? cases black and blue lasting, bales white blankets, 2 cases red flannel, 4 do. sup blue and black broad cloth, 2 do. cassimeres. GROCERIES. 5,000 lbs. rice, 3,000 do. coffee, 25 cases tea, 800 lbs. black pepper, 75 doz. assorted pickles, 30 do. durham mustard, 1400 boxes sardines, 700 boxes preserved meats, 1000 boxes soap, 300 cans Baltimore oysters, 75 boxes raisins, 4,000 lbs. dried peaches, 28,000 lbs. Baltimore bread, 10,000 lbs. Sandwich Islands sugar, 8,000 lbs. Boston refined Ioaf sugar, 20 bbls. vinegar, 3,000 sacks flour. LIQUORS. 400 boxes champagne, 100 boxes cherry brandy, 175 boxes Iiquors, 600 cases of br...