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(Extracts from the President's Message.) [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 April 1847
( Extracts from the President's Message.) Fellow citizens of the Senate and of the House of Representatives: In resuming your labors in the service of the people, it is a subject of congratulation that there has been no period in our past history, when aII the elements of national prosperity have been so fully developed. Since your last session no afflicting dispensation has visited our country; general good health has prevailed ; abundance has crowned the toil of the husbandman ; and labor in all its branches is receiving an ample reward, while education, science, and the arts are rapidly enlarging the means of social happiness. The progress of our country in her career of greatness, not only in the vast extension of our territorial limits and the rapid increase of our population, but in resources and wealth, and in the happy condition of our people, is without example in the history of nations. Thus was the extraordinary spectacle presented to the civilized world, of a government,...
CALIFORNIAN-MARINE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 April 1847
CALIFORNIAN -- MARINE LIST. PORT OF MONTEREY. Arrived. -- April 23, U. S. Sloop Preble, from Callao, Capt. Shields. Mr. Norris bearer of despatches and Maj. Rich, passengers. 26th Danish Schr. Matilda. 27th Schr. Commodore Shubrick. Sailed. -- April 24, Peruvian Bark Joven Guipuzcoana, Capt. Handford, for San Francisco. 15th Brig Elizabeth, Capt. King, for San Francisco. 26th Bark Toulon.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 April 1847
NEW STORE-— Under the House of DON ANTONIO OSIO, will be found an extensive assortment of Goods at low prices. Monterey, April 29. ESCUELA PARA NINAS. El dia y del corrienia se abiira, una. CA9A DE HIMiCACIOJN paruNinasrn la casa de D. JOSE rIAFAEL GONZALES, dirigida por Dona Francisoa Gomez; la* personal &lt;|v* gusten puedsn ocuirir a la Cusa do .dlia. Senora, la que ofrece ensenar a leer, eiscribier y toda clase de labor, la pag* sera aorno &gt;i«ue. l*»r la enseftanza de primeras letras, dos pesos «ada rnes ; y por leer de corrida, escribir, co&lt;ery algunas curio-idades, tres pe.-.o* oada mes ; previniendnles a las personus qua se lignen ocuparie niandeo a sui ninas de las nueve a Ins di»ce !e la rnnfiiina, yde las dos a Ins einco de U tarde. 37-tf . S YEN!).- En la tienda do la Chsi .le DOi\ ai«rONK) OSIO, un surtido de efecto*, a pretio^ muy comolo*- ______ Monterey, Abril 29. 37-ti.' NEW GOODS- Received per barque Don Quixote, and for sale by T. H. G...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 April 1847
IRELAND.— The state of lreland continues to be most distressing; alarming in the extreme. The famine spreads; disease, the attendant of scarcity, stalks abroad through all parts of the island, and the suffering peasantry, goaded on by despair, have shown symptoms of rebellion and outrage, hoping thereby to attain an effetual relief for all their wants and privations. SPAIN.— Madrid Oct. 8.—The British ambassador, after having remonstrated without effect; has protested formally against the marriage, and has, it is said, particularly declared that Great Britain will never permit any child of the Duc de Montpensier to ascend the throne of Spain. The ambassador bases this protest, first, on the treaty of Utrecht, which provides in the most express and most unmistakeable terms, that no Prince of the House of Orleans shall succeed to the Spanish throne, and next, on the fact, that the marriage will increase the importance of France, and thereby cause a derangement of the balance of power....
OFFICIAL [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 April 1847
OFFICIAL KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS.—That I, S. W. KEARNY, Brig. Gen. U. S. A . and Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me vested, do hereby appoint DON MARIANO G. VALLEJO Sub Agent for the Indians on the North side of the Buy of San Francisco, including those on Cash Creek, and the Lakes. Given at Monterey, Capital of California, this 14th day of April 1847. S. W. KEARNY. Brigadier General and Governor of California. KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS.—That L, S. W. KEARNY, Brig. Gen. U. S. A. and Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me vested, do hereby appoint JOHN A. SUTTER, Sub. Agent for the Indians on and near the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Given at Monterey, Capital of California, this 7th day of April 1847. S. W. KEARNY Brigadier General and Governor of California. KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS— That l, S. W. KEARNY, Brig. Gen. U. S. Army, Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me vested by the President of the United States, do hereby app...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 April 1847
EXCELLENT FRESH WATER. JOHN F. ROMIE, respectfully informs the Public that his WELL is constantly supplied with that precious beverage SPARKLING COLD WATER, which he offers to the Inhabitants of Monterey, at the rate of Two Rials per week for each family, or One Rial per week for single persons ; and he trusts that no one will complain of this moderate charge when it is understood that the amount collected is to be appropriated for the purpose of making a PUBLIC WELL for the general use of the Town. Persons desirous of contributing, are requested to send in their names. AGUA FRESCA. JUAN F. ROMIE, hace saber respetuosamente nl Publieo. que el Poza de su casa se encuentra constarf&amp;inente provi-to de la bebida mas laludable, EL AGUA FR.IA, que ofrece al PuMico, a razon de Dos Rkai.s pur farnilil cada &gt;emnna, 6 Un ICkal por cada persona particular ; y esp«ra que nadie tendra embarazo en contribuir eon esta fnolera, cuando se sepa que la canlidad que se coleete es...
tiitrtuis from tht report oj the Hccredivy <>J liar. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
Extracts from the report of the Secretary of War. On approaching Monterey, our army saw before them a city strong in natural defences, and made much more so by works of art, with a citadel protecting it on one side, and fortified heights on another; the avenues to it guarded; by fortresses well armed and fuliy manned, and every house a stronghold. Thus strong in positon, with more than forty pieces of artillery skilfully placed for destructive resistance, well might its defenders exult in their fancied security, and defy their assailants. Here the valor, skill, and heroism which had recently shone so conspicuous on the well-fought, and victorious fields of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma were to be put to another and a severer trial. The attack was commenced on the 21st, and continued through the two successive days. The enemy was assailed in his fortified. positions, *!n.s batteuie's captured,, his fortiessesf one afteMfli'othe/, earned ; ami at. length, ii; posMj.-.-td of in*jlfo...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
We copy this week all that portion of the Report of the Secretary of w;ir relating to California. The rir&gt;t hostile' movements were so irregular, that we entertained serious, apprehensions that there would be sonic trouble in making' an amicable settlement of ail'airs. But the government! seerws disposed to take the " responsibility." 000 The volunteers of the California Battalion, are now on their way to their respective homes, most of them have been discharged. There is no arrangement made, that we know of, for their pay, but we have no doubt but that Col. Fremont will at least draw bills on the United States, to settle the claims of those who have so faithfully served through a winter campaign. What authority he ha-i, we know not, but we are sati-fied that he will do what he can lo make an amicable arrangement* Col. Fremont has done so much in the conquest of California, that he must either rise to higher distinction or sink entirely, as his acts mtfy ha approved or di...
(Extracts from the report of the Secretary of the Alavy.) [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
(Extracts from the report of the Secretary of the Navy.) On the 7th of June, 1846, at Mazatlan, Commodore Sloat received satisfactory information through Mexico " that the Mexican troops, six or seven thousand strong, had, by order ol the Mexican government, invaded the territory ol the United States north of the Rio Grande, and had attacked the forces under Gener.il Taylor, and that the squadron of the United States was blockading the ports of Mexico on the gulf." He properly considered " these hostilities as justifying his commencing offensive operations on the west coast," and on the Bih of June tailed in the Jiigate Savannah " for the coast of California, 'o carry out the orders of the department of the 24th of June, 1b'15." He arrived :it Monterey on the 2d ol July, hud on the 7th demanded a surrender of that place. Tins was evaded; and an adequate force landed from the squadron, touk possession of the town, and raised the flag of 'the United States, without opposition or blood...
CALIFORNIAN-MARINE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
CALIFORNIAN—MARINE LIST. PORT OF MONTEREY. Sailed.—May 1st U.S. Store ship Mount Vernon, for Manilla. Sailed.—April 30, ship Xylon. Millington, for Honolulu, do May 2nd, U. S. S. Preble, Capt. Shields, for Callao and Valparaiso. May 5th U. S. Store ship Lexington, Lieut. Commander Bailey, for San Pedro.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
WANTED -- A HOMEPATHEAN MEDICINE CHEST. Apply at this Office. 38-m (Line Break) El estaterimiento de PATY y Co., se ha muedado a la tiendo anterierment oeupado por D Santiago McKinlay, en la Gasa de D. JOSE de AMESTI. 38 (Line Break) Single copies ol the Californian can be had at the office Price 12 1 2 cents.
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
GREAT SALE OF CITY LOTS. On THURSDAY, the 24th of JUNE 1847. the Lots in the City of FRANCISCA, WiII be ollered for Sale,On the premises, to the highest bidder. A complete map of the City may be seen at Mr. O Farrel's office in Yuba Buena, and at Francisca. The Streets are eighty feet wide, the Alleys twenty feet wide. and the Lofs FITY YARDS FRONT &amp; NIENTY SIX YARDS BACK. This whole City comprizes five square miles Terms. On all sums over one hundred dollars, one half cash ; One fourth in one year; and one fourth in two years, from the day of Sale. Twenty five per cent deduction will be made in favor of those who improve and settle in the city within the first year, to be allowed on the last payment. FRANCISCA is situated at the Straits of Carquinez, on the North side of the Bay of San Francisco, bout thirty miles from the mouth of the Bay, and at the head of Ship' Navigation. That portion of the Bay known as Suisun. lies between Francisca and the mouth of the Sacrament...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
ESCUELA PARA NINAS. F.I dia y del cnrr4ent« se aluiia, nun. CAP A DE ERUCACIOiN paui Nnis.n la i.".»;i de D. JOSE RAFAEL |(SONZALES, dirigulii |&gt;or Dt.fia. Franeisca Gome/.; |;ir |&lt;jiM)i.as (jut- t;ii-itn puedeii'ocuirir a In;, Ciisa'-'dii-dha?. .-&gt;• n mm. la &lt;|iie ofrrce ens. Bar a leer, eucribier y toda clase de labor, la pag?i «eia (•(•mo i&gt;ivue. P»&gt;r la i nstnunza de ptimeras letras, fins pesos wads &lt;n&lt;-s ; y pur I.er He corrida, Pscribir, co&lt;er y.'il&lt;ru'iias'curib«ida'di!s,' ncos cada mes : pfeviniend"les ii las 'personas que, se dignen nr.upiirle ui:in&lt;jen a su- nis dp las ntieve a lasdo(e : de la mm urn. yde las dos aUn emeu de la tarde. 37-m SE VKNI)E._ En In tieuola do la Casa de i)Ui\ ...v. I'&lt;'ALt) OSiO. Un surttdb de ed cto-. a praeio.i muy coniodos. Mont r-y, Aluil -29. 37-m U'ARD &amp; SMI! have just received a choice assort-m-'iit...
tiitrtuis from tht report oj the Hccredivy <>J liar. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 6 May 1847
Extracts from the report of the Secretary of War. On approaching Monterey, our army saw before them a city strong in natural defences, and made much more so by works of art, which a citadel protecting it on one side, and fortified heights on another; the avenues to it guardedly fortressess well armed and fully manned, and every house a stronghold. Thus stlong in ponton, with more than forty pieces of artillery skilfully placed for destructive resistance, well might its defenders exult in their fancied security, and defy their assailants. Here the valor. skill, and heroism which had recently shone so conspicuous on the well fought and victorious fields of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma were to be put to another and a severer trial. ¶ The attack was commenced on the 21st, and continued through the two successive day. The enemy was assailed in his fortified positions, his batteries captured, his fortresses, one after another, carried; and at length, dispossessed of most of his defens...