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ANNEXATION IN VIRGINIA—A REAL TRANSACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 July 1847
ANNEXATION IN VIRGINIA— A REAL TRANSACTION. A few days since, a young gentleman and Indy of Madison, Va., concluded negotiations! which had been going on for some time previously, on the subject of annexation, and the articles of union were duly signed and sealed by the parties, and submitted to the mother, a very respectable widow lady, for ratification, who peremptorily refused her consent, and declared that thu annexation should, under no contingency, take place. The parties got together afterwards, and after deliberating maturely on the subject, concluded, that as the mother would not acknowledge the independence of the young lady, and that as she was neither de jure nor tit. facto sovereign and independent, the only way to accomplish their object nnd cousumate their wishes, was to revolutionize, and if possible achieve their independence in that way. Accordingly, they procured a suitable conveyance, and set off with speed to the city of Washington. Arriving at the village of Ce...
PASSENGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 July 1847
PASSENGERS. In the ship Barnstable, Hall, from San Pedro — Judge Fifth, and servant, of San Diego: Capt. William I). Phelps, late of Bark .Moscow; William D. M. Howard, Esq. and servait; Henry P. Richardson, Esq.; Henry Mellus, Esq., Supercargo; Mr. John Hall, mate of Bark Moscow; H. F. Teschemarher, Esq.; G. R. Gliddon, Esq. Part of the Crew of trie Bark Moscow, condemned at San Diego,
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 July 1847
TO HOE &amp; Co.— NEW YORK. The undersigned will pay Cash on delivery at San Francisco, Upper California. For an entirely new, full and complete outfit for a News and Job Office ; with ink and paper included. Size of paper for news, 24 inches by 18, sixteen columns ; 19 ems long primer. One, medium and a half; and one small job press. News and job cases, roller mould, and composing sticks. To be sent by the first opportunity to. 1 BENJAMIN R.BUCKELEW. Publisher of " Californian." San Francisco, Upper California, (July 24th 1847.) United Stales Government—Pacific Squadron. Com'r. JAMES BIDDLE, Dr. To R. SEMPLE, March, 6th— To publishing notification of Blockade, two squares, one week. *%v£n 20 extra papers, &gt;£&gt;v $5,50 San Francisco, July 19, 1847. £ The Commodore has refused to pay the above If all United States officers were like him, they would soon find some difficulty in having any business done with-. out the cash in advance. R. SEMPLE. , I U-C Ist ...
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.— TERRITORY OF CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 July 1847
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.— TERRITORY OF CALIFORNIA. Alcalde's Court. } June Term, 1847. District ol Sonona. George Yount, } vs. } Action of Slander. Joseph B. Chiles. ) I Lilburn W. Boggs, Alcalde of the District Of Sonoma, do certify that the following abstract of the proceedings in the above case, is correct and true as sliown by the records and documents on file in my office, to wit : The Attorney for the Plaintiff charged in the first count of the declaration the following words to have been uttered by the defendant to one Stephen Cooper, to wit : "Yount" (meaning the said plaintiff,) cut the brands out of the hides and sold them, and I can prove it. In the second count of the said declaration the following words were charged to have be em utterred by the said defendant to one John C. Davis, to wit : " 1 have witnesses to prove that Vount, (meaning the snid plaintill") cut the brands otil ofhidei or a hide and if be does not settle with me I will eXpbae bird publicly. In the thi...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 July 1847
B. R. BUCKELEW, respectfully informs the citizens of California, that, he has located permanantiy in the Town of San Francisco, for the purpose of pursuing his profession, WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY, and other fine Metalic work repaired in the best manner, and on terms proportional with general prices in California. Business entrusted through a friend, will be attended to the same as with the person proper. WATCH GLASSES and KEYS fit-, ted. Cash invariably required except otherwise previously understood. San Francisco, May, 22. 1-tf. FOR SALE. A splendid RANCH, known as the property of Don Jose Joaquin Gomez, situated thirty miles from Monterey, near St. Johns. It contains three leagues of excellent Pasture Land, capable of feeding five thousand head of cattle. A large substantial two story Dwelling in good repair, with Furniture as it stands. Six hundred head of Cattle. Three hundred head of Horses and, Mules. ALSO, A variety of Farming Utensils and other articles necessary for a Far...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 July 1847
PUBLIC NOTICE. All persons, having Spanish titles to lots of land in the town of San Francisco, who have not complied with the conditions required in their deeds are hereby notified, to present themselves before the Alcalde in San Francisco, with, their titles, on or before the first day of August A. D. 1847, as their lots have been denounced. GEORGE HYDE, Ist Alcalde. San Francisco, July 3, 1847. 7- e AVISO PUBLICO. Todos las persons que tienen titulos Mexicanos por algunos solares en el pueblo de San Francisco o Yerba Buena quiennes no han cumpliede con las condicions que piden las leyes, para que venqan con el Alcalde con sus titulos, a San Francisco, en el dia primero de Agosto 1847, o antes por que los solarea se han denunciado. GEORGE HYDE. 7-e l Alcalde.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
THE CALIFORNIAN. Devoted to the advancement of Agriculture, the Mechanic Arts, Commerce, Health, Education, Morals and the general Progressive Philosophy of Man. B . r. buckelew, Publisher.] EVILS FROM IGMiRANCL — REMEDIES FROM KNOWLEDUK. [Joseph dock rill, Printer. Vol. 11. SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, ISI7. No. 12.
ARRIVAL OF THE PORTSMOUTH—NEWS FROM THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
ARRIVAL OF THE PORTSMOUTH— NEWS FROM THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO. August 3. The U. S. Sloop of war Portsmouth, J. B. Montgomery, Commander; arrived this morning from Mazatlan; and 20 hours from Monterey, and dropped anchor at Sousolito at 9 o'clock; she saluted the pennant of Commodore Shubrick. By the polite attention of Lieut. Washington A. Barllett, (who brought over the official report to Commodore Shubrick, of the Independence, now lying in our harbour) we have been furnished with news of the latest dates that had been received at Mazatlan, prior to the sailing of the Portsmouth. Very much of this interesting news has been carefully translated and compiled by Lieut. Bartlett who has kindly furnished it to us. Mexican papers of June 8th, contain extracts from the New Orleans Picayune to May 21st and from England to April 19. During the month of April last, there arrived at the port of New York, 21,882 emigrants from Europe of which 18,007 were from Great Britain and Ireland. Th...
From the Vera Cruz Eagle, April 26. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
From the Vera Cruz Eagle, April 26. JALAPA, April 22, 10 P.M Still Another Victory. -- I have seen a copy of El Monitor Republicano of the 13th inst, which contains a letter from Parrel, dated on the 22d ult., giving the details of still another victory gained by our troops over the Mexicans. The action was fought on the last day of February, at a place called Sacramento, which lies between Chihuahua and Paso del Norte. The Mexican force consisted of 1100 infantry and artillery under Don Angel Inias, the Governor of Chihuahua, and 1200 cavalry under Gen. Garcia Conde, with ten pieces of cannon. They had fortified the place strongly, and from their position entertained the strongest hopes of being able to prevent the Americans from reaching a point where there was water, and which was indispensable to them ; but the latter charged their works impetuously, drove the Mexicans from every work, captured all their cannon, amunition, provisions, money, baggage, in short, everything they ha...
CAPTURE OF TUNPAN!! [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
CAPTURE OF TUNPAN ! ! In addition to the above interesting facts, giving news and incidents relating to two recent triumps by our land force, we are happy in being able to give the following facts in regard to the capture of Tuxpan by our squadron — The facts reach us in the most authentic shape possible, and we assure our readers that they may place implicit confidence in every word given. The squadron has just returned to its anchorage at Anton Lazardo, and (he Sacrificios. The expedition consisted of the steamer Mississippi, (flag-ship ;) frigate Raritan, sloop of war Albnny, ships John Adams, Germantown, Decatur, Spitfire, Vixen, Scourge, Vesuvius, Hecla, Etna, Bonita, Petrel and Reefer. Among the vessels were distributed 150 men belonging to the Potomac, and 340 belonging to the Ohio, both of which remained at this place. After some delay at the Island of Lobos, awaiting the arrival of the sailing vessels, and subsequently at sea, owing to a dispertion of the vessels by a north...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
JOB PRINTING. — SUCH AS Pamphlets, Shop Bills, Catalogues, Bills of Exchange, Circulars, Bills of Lading, Handbills, Consular Blanks, Bil! Head?, ' Blank Deeds. Executed wiih despatch at this office. Ist Alcalde, District of San Francisco. (Office South side of Public Square.) Office hours, from 10 to 12A.M., and from 2 to 5 P. M. San Francisco, July 24. 10-tf ~l7w. hasti.yg &amp; ATTORNEY AND COUNCELLOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOB IN CHANCERY. San Francisco, Upper California. 5-y WARD &amp;, SMITH. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Frank Ward, &gt; JVb. 3 Montgomery Street, San Wrn. M. Smith. \ Francisco. 5-y _pl______ Civil Engineer and Land Svtrvtyor, By appointment of Col. R. B. Mason, Gov. of California. (Office Portsmouth Square, San Francisco.) 5-€ m
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
TO CORRESPONDENTS. |CP* See First page. "Leviticus" is informed that his communication will appear at the earliest convenient season. Wo thought wo had received another "Lex," if so it has been mislaid, and whoa recovered will bo attended to in due time. " Truth" will find a place next week, as his words arc few.
(official.) NOTIFICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
(OFFICAL.) NOTIFICATION. The Blockade of the Ports of Mazatlan and Guaymas, on the West Coast of Mexico, declared by Commodore James Biddle, late in command of the Squadron of the United States in the Pacific, having been by unavoidable circumstances discontinued. Notice is hereby given, that in virtue of authority from the President of the United States, I do hereby declare the Ports of Guaymas, Mazatlan and San Blas, on the West Coast of Mexico to be in a state of blockade, and with the view to the strict enforcement thereof a competent force will be stationed before those ports at as early a period as practicable. Neutral vessels lying in either of the blockaded ports, will be permitted to retire within twenty days after the commencement of the blockade. Given on board the United States Ship Independence, in the Bay of San Francisco, California, this sixth day of August, A. D., 1847. W. BRADFORD SHUBRICK. 12-c Commanding Pacific Squadron. KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that I, R...
FURTHER MEXICAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
FURTHER MEXICAN NEWS. City of Mexico -- Important and Interesting, Extracts from Private Letters from a Leading Commercial House in Mexico to their Correspondent on the West Coast . Mexico, 15th May : To-day the American Division under Gen. Worth has no doubt entered Pueblo ; Santa Anna is understood to be on his way here and may arrive tomorrow. The " Moderados" (Conservatives) want peace, but do not choose Santa Anna should have any thing to do with it. He is for peace too, provided he has a share in the transaction, but not otherwise. The " Puros" from a hatred for both are for war. Untill Santa Anna's arrival here no opinion can be formed of the retail. According to present appearances the Americans cannot well be here before next month." Mexico May 19th. -- "By the steam packet just arrived at Vera Cruz we learn that the distress in Ireland continues very great and that about half a million of inhabitants have fallen victims to starvation and disease. " The news from below is v...
To the Editor of the Camfornian. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 7 August 1847
To the Editor of the Camfornian. Case of Yount, rs Chiles. Sir, — I have but just observed in your paper of the 3d inst., an extract from the records of the Alcalde's Court of this District, which without explanation is calculated to convey an erroneous idea of the trial of the above case and its issue. It is true that the extract is materially correct, but by itself and unaccompanied with a knowledge of the facts connected with the suit, may give to a casual reader a false impression as to its result. In the first place sir. I wish it to be distinctly understood by your renders and the community at large, that the certificate given by mo to Mr. Vount and appended to the statement in your paper referred to, was not a result of the trial, nor was it forced from me by anything lhat transpired on that occasion. On the contrary, it had been repeatedly offered by me to Mr. Yount, long previous to the trial, and I stood ready to give it, whenever he chose to accept it. (And in this connec...