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l*r«si«l<;iUiul KU'clion. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
Presidential Election. The Result. . 1848. 1844. . Electoral Vote. Electoral Vote. States. Z.Taylor. L.Cass. H.Clay. J.K.Polk Maine 9 9 N. Hampshire 6 6 Massachusetts 12 12 Rhode Island 4 4 Connecticut 6 6 Vermont 6 6 Maryland 8 8 Virginia 17 17 South Carolina 9 9 New York, 36 36 New Jersey 7 7 Pennsylvania 26 26 Delaware 3 3 North Carolina 11 11 Georgia 10 10 Kentucky 12 12 Tennessee 13 13 Ohio 23 23 Louisiana 6 6 Mississippi 6 6 Indiana 12 12 Illinois 9 9 Alabama 9 9 Missouri 7 7 Arkansas 3 3 Michigan 5 5 Florida 3 new state Texas 4 new state lowa 4 new state Wisconsin 4 new state . 163 127 105 170 . 127 105 Taylor over Cass, 36 Polk over Clay, 65 . 1848. 1844. Total electoral vote 290 Total electoral vote 275 Necessary to a choice 146 Necessary to a choice 138 Vote for Taylor 163 Full vote for Polk 170 U. S. Senate. — 31st Congress. . Whigs. Democrats. Vacancies. Maine 2 New Hampshire 1 1 Vermont 2 Massachusetts 2 Rhode Island 2 Connecticut 2 New York 1 1 New Jersey 2 Pennsylvani...
Tin1 It c w.i. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
The News. Oregon. — By ihe Joven Guypuscoana, J. R. Reeve master, which arrived at this port on Monday last, after a passage of four days, we have received through J. R. Snyder Esq., a file of the Oregon Spectator to Feb'y 22. There is no news of importance. Gov. Lane had reached Oregon city, and issued his proclamation as such officer on the 3d of March. The Provisional legislature had adjourned in the 16th of February, after passing fifteen acts and one resolution. One of the acts was for the establishment of a mint at Oregon city. Aaron E. Wait, Esqr., has retired from the editorial charge of the Oregon Spectator newspaper. It was supposed that its publication would be suspended during the mi- ning season, as the printer was anxious to procure his share of California gold dust. The publication of the Free Press had stopped for the same reason. Sandwich Islands. — By the Sophia, Smith master, arrived on the 17th inst, from Honolulu, we have received files of the Polynesian to Febr...
CALIFORNIA GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
CALIFORNIA GOLD. ALTA CALIFORNIA. SAN FRANCISCO, THURS'Y, MAR. 22, 1849. We would call attention to our important advertising supplement, this day published. Advertisers are again notified that to ensure immediete publication, they must send in their favors by 10 o'clock, A. M., of Wednesday preceding publication. All doubts as to the value and purity of California Gold Dust are finally dissipated by tho following letter of the Director of the U. S. Mint at Philadelphia. Those who have attempted to depreciate its value, for the purpose of speculating therein, by circulating rumors of its want of purity, are now exposed. We trust that those who have labored hard to procure the precious metal during the past year, will not sell their earnings at a less rate than sixteen dollars the ounce in coin. It is fully worth that, and will yield to the purchaser a large profit, as the following figures will show: Value of 1 oz. California Gold at the Mint $18.05 1-2 Cost at San Francisco per oz....
f osUcript. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
Postscript. The U. S. Quarter Master's propeller Bark Edith, Capt. Corillard, arrived at this port last evening, after a passage of 130 days from New York, and 41 days from Valparaiso. She made the passage in 110 running days, of which she steamed 15. Her cargo consists of Quarter Master's store principally clothing. The steam propeller Massachusetts is on her way to Oregon, with two companies of Art'y, 4th Reg't. Three U. S. Transports of about 1000 tons each, the Rome. Fanny Forester, and lowa were at Valparaiso, bound to this port and San Diego, with Br't Brig. General Riley and his Reg't on board There are four schooners, of about 130 tons burthen each, on their way to this port with Quarter Master's stores ; — the Mary Jane, General Patterson, Capt. Lincoln and another. The Oregon left Valparaiso for Panama, to take her place on the Oregon line, 42 days since.
MARINE JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
MARINE JOURNAL. Port of San Francisco, ARRIVALS. March 15. Per Brig Eliza, Tencate master, Honolulu, assorted cargo, to supercargo on board. 16 Am. brig Henry, Hoyer master. Santa Cruz, lumber to Ross, Benton &amp; Co. " Am ship Hortensia, Peart master, from Valparaiso, assorted cargo, to supercargo on board. " Am barque Auckland, Jennings master, from Boston, touching one day at Honolulu, to Williams &amp; Co. 17 Tah schr Sophia, Smith master, from Honoliulu, to supercargo on board. " Per barque Fanny, De Brot master, from Mazatlan, consig'd to Mellus, Howard &amp; Co. 18 Per brigtn Correo de Valparaiso, Caranave master, from Honolulu, to captain on board. 19 Am barque Joven, Guypuseoana, Reeve master, 4 d's frm Oregon, to Davis &amp; Carter " Ch brig Matilda, Jones master, from Monterey in ballast. " Ch ship Julia, Gardet master, from Valparaiso, to captain on board. 20 Eng brig Richard &amp; William, J. Brigstock master, Hong Kong, to super...
PROSPECTUS, I [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
PROSPECTUS, Of a Weekly Newspaper to be published at Sacramento City, U. California, commencing March 31, and to be entitled Placer Times. In announcing their determination to extend the Newapaper enterprize in California, and establish the Press in another part of our territory, the subscribers would also avail themselves of this opportunity to expressa their heartfelt satisfaction at the encouragement given this undertaking, and the general interest manifested throughout California, in the welfare and prosperity of newspaper publication. Obedient to the unanimous and urgent solicitations of our countrymen in other districts, they propose to issue as set forth above. The "Placer Times" will for the present be printed on a sheet of about royal size, and as a faithful monitor of eventful times, will contain the latent and most authentic intelligence from the Placer: the news, literary, political and commercial, current in other climes; and it will be especially devoted to the best in...
EXPLANATORY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
EXPLANATORY NOTES. * Or twenty five dollars, aa the case may be. + The evidence may be taken before any officer or tribunal having probate jurisdiction ++ If there be no children, and the father claims, the facts must be stated, and the form will be varied to suit the case; and if there be neither child nor father living, and the widow claims, the form will be so changed as to show the facts in the case. State of County of On this day of in the year one thousand eight hundred and personally appeared before me, the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace for the county and above mentioned, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that ho is the identical who was a in the company commanded by Captain in the regiment . commanded by that he enlisted on the day of for the term of and was discharged at on the day of by reason of Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year above written. The discharge of the soldier, if he has one, must in every case accompany the above affidavit...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
NOTES. 1. It is proper to state, for the information of claimants under the 9th section of the act of February 11, 1847, that, in every instance in which a volunteer soldier was discharged on a surgeon's certificate, that paper must be sent to the Pension office with the claimant's affidavit, unless it has been otherwise disposed of. If lost, he should state the fact under oath. 2. The official character and signature of the magistrate who may administer an oath, must be certified by the proper officer, under his seal of office. The certificate must accompany every case, and be attached to the paper on which the affidavit is written. No affidavit taken before a notary public can be admitted as evidence; except in the States of New Hampshire, Connecticut, Virginia, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Indiana, in which States laws have passed giving such officers power to administer oaths for general purposes. 3. The relinquishment of the right to bounly land must be signed by the claimant,...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
VALUABLE TOWN LOTS FOR SALE. The undersigned offers for sale a few valuable lots oft land in San Francisco, in quantities to suit purchasers if applied for soon, some of which are among the best business stands in the city. A complete correct map of the critv maybe seen at his residence. He will be seen at his warehouse, foot of Washington street, near the store of C. I. Ross, or at his reaidence. E. P. JONES. San Francisco. March 5, 1849.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 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 brend. cigars, scales of all sizes, loaf suguar, brass weights, rice in bags, absynthe, old cogniac 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 safes, 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 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
New goods now landing ex "Mazeppa," and for sale by the subscribers, guns and pocket pistols; salad oil; ale and wine; cognac; brandy; Havana cigars; preserves; fruits in liquor; fine biscuit; sugered biscuit; hams; fine felt hats with water proof covers; ready made clothing; satin cravats; frying pans; white sugar; raisins; blankets; ponchos etc.; China matting; playing cards: tin ware, etc. etc.; and a variety of other useful articles suited to this market. SHERMAN &amp; RUCKEL. March 1, 1849. CONGRESS WATER. SIXTY dozen for sale by DAVIS &amp; CARTER. March 1,1849. BEEHIVE, JUST received and now landing, per barque Callao from Mazatlan, a splendid assortment of Mexican goods, expressly for this market, and which will be offered at prices that cannot faill to astonish purchasers. March 1, 1849. BEE HIVE. MESSRS. DICKSON &amp; HAY, HAVE received, and now open for inspection, the balance of the cargo per barque " Minerva," which they offer at unprecedented pr...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
NEW GOODS. Mellus Howard &amp; Co., offer for sale ?? la?? lot of superior merchandise, just received as follows : Per Steamer California, Fine frock and dress coats, cloth and common pants, vests, jackets and cloth caps, cloaks, shirts and under shirts, prints, blue and white drilling, denims, stripes and domestics, black and colored silk hdk'fs, blankets, cotton hdk'fs, red flannel, english playing cards, boots and shoes, superior tea, black pepper, white sugar, raisins, pine apple cheese, rum, coffee, smoked fish, also a splendid assortment of Medicines. Per Barque Tasso. Muscavado sugar, port wine, prints and printed dresses, ale, cotton and madras hdkfs, raisins, silken scarfs and velvet vestings, woolen and cotton shawls, choppers, mixed silk and cotton for dresses, mousselline de laine, cassimere, bayeta and red flannel, sardines, walnuts, champagne, guayaquil hats, hollow ware, sperm candles, perfumery, preserved meats of all kinds, toilet glasses, white shirtmgs, tr...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
the Mines." To Advertisers this publication should most earnestly commend itself. The subscribers design conducting this paper strictly upon a "payment in advance principle," as they are convinced that by this system only can a newspaper prosper in California. Terms of Advertising and subscription will hereafter be made public, or they can be learned upon application to the Proprietors in Sacramento City. EDW. C. KEMBLE &amp; Co. DIAMONDS — FIRST WATER. ONE diamond ring, 1 diamond breast pin, for sale by A.J. GRAYSON. Comer city hotel. March 22, 1849. LINEN SHIRTS. A fine article, for sale by A. J, GRAYSON. Corner city hotel. March 22, 1849. SALERATUS, TWENTY-FIVE lbs. just received and for sale by A. J. GRAYSON. March 22, 1849. Per HORTENSIA, from VALPARAISO. AN assortment of splendid rosewood and mahogany furniture, consisting of sofas, chairs, gilt frame looking glasses, side tables with marble tops and glasses, centre tables, chess tables, work tables, full length dressi...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
NOTICE TO SQUATTERS. The undersigned begs leave to caution the public in general against squatting upon his farms or ranchos, one farm on the river Sacramenot and American Fork, containing ten sq. leagues of land, known by the name of rancho del passo, and adjoining the same, rancho San Juan, containing five leagues; also on the San Joaquin, seven leagues of land situated opposite the city of Stockton. Said lands were grunted in the year 1844 by Governor Micheltoreno ; therefore, all persons are hereby notified to abstain taking possession of any portion thereof, at the peril of being proceeded against according to law. HIRAM GRIMES. March 22, 1849. A. J. GRAYSON, Keeps constantly on hand such articles, as gentlemen going to the Mines, would like to take up with them. corner City Hotel. March 8, '49. NOW Landing, and for sale at DRING'S Store, Montgomery street. Molasses oil, ham, sausages, hard bread, sugar and coffee in small bags, flour in 100 lb sacks ; Blankets, clothing serape...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
BLANKETS! Just received per "Neptuno," red and rose colored blankets, for sale by WARD &amp; SMITH, 3 Montgomery st. March 22, 1849. PANAMA HATS! Four bales of superior Panama hats just received per steamer "California." and for sale by WARD &amp;. SMITH. 3 Montgomery st. March 22, 1848. ESTATE OF W. A. LIEDESDORFF. Creditors and debtors of this estate are particularly requested to adjust their accounts eith Mr. C. V. Gillespie without delay, the undersigned being desirous to declare a dividend next month. Mr. Geo. C. Hyde, the legal adviser to the estate is instructed to proceed against all the debtors after the 1st proximo. W. D. M. HOWARD, Administ'r on the estate W. A. Liedesdorff. San Francisco 14th March, 1849. BREWERY FOR SALE. The subscriber offers for sale on liberal terms, his brewery and brewery fixtures, now at the Mission of Dolores, all set and ready for use, and will make one hundred and fifty gallons at a brewing. For particulars refer to W. S. Clark....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 22 March 1849
BOARD AND LODGING. From ten to twelve men can be accomodated, at the house of Mr. MOWREYV, at $!^ per week. San Francisco, March 20, 1849. TOWN LOTS FOR SALE. The subscriber offers for sale two fifty vara lots and three one hundred vara lots, in the town of San Francisco. Also, two lots in Benicia. For particulars apply to J. H. BROWN. San Francisco, March 19, 1849. TOWN LOTS FOR SALE. Five fifty vara lots for sale by the subscriber. HIRAM GRIMES. San Francisco, March 8, 1849. GOLD! SIX THOUSAND ounces PIacer gold waned by WARD &amp; SMITH. 3 Montgomery st. March 22, 1849. TOBACCO! An invoice of splendid chewing tobacco just received per bark ''John W. Cater," for sale by WARD &amp; SMITH, 3 Montgomery st. March 22, 1849. DISSOLUTION. The co-partnership heretofore existing under the style of Leighton, Swasey &amp; Co., is this day, by mutual consent dissolved. All persons having demands, and all those indebted to the Iate firm, are requested to settle the sam...