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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
BUSINESS CARDS. BLUXOME, DENISON &amp; DURANDO, Shipping and Commission Merchiants. FOOT OF SACRAMENTO ST., SAN FRANCISCO. Francis Burritt, Agent in New York. au4 31 7t* R. Meacham . Auctioneer and Merchandise Broker. Office in the building of Messrs. Mellus, Howard &amp; co., cor Montgomery and Clay streets, tenders his services to the public for the sale, public and private, of real estate and every description of merchandise. au4 31tf Francis J. Lippitt. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Commissioner for the State of New York. aug3 SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. 31 1st* James A. Hopkins, Civil Engineer and Surveyor, SUTTER, CALIFORNIA, Refers to R. B. Mason Esq., chief engineer, N. Y.and N. H. R. R. L. A. Sykes, Esq., chief engineer, New York city. Danl. Dodge, Esq., New York citv. 31 4t* Schwerin,Garbe &amp; Co., MERCHANTS, au4 WASHINGTON STREET. 31 S. H. Williams &amp; Co. G. B. Post, Importers and Commission Merchants, San Francisco, A. C. Honolulu, Oahu, H....
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
De Witt &amp; Harrison, Importers, General Commissroni Merchants, and Wholesale Dealerst, Sansome street, opposite Government Reserve. A. DE WITT.  H. A. HARRISON. Adams &amp; Field, GENERAL MERCHANTS, H. Q. ADAMS, } CITY HOTEL BUILDINGS, DE FOREST FIELD, } San Francisco, Cal. Refer to Capt. A. J. Grayson, G. B. Post, Esq., Jy2 T. B. Winston. 27 6m Blythe &amp; Co., SHIP BROKERS AND GENERAL AGENTS, Corner of Pacific and Dupont streets, Custom House business done. 27 Finley, Johnson &amp; co., Importers and Commission Merchants, Portsmouth House, Clay street, Feb 14, 1849. San Francisco. 27 Probst, Smith &amp; Co., GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Washington street, San Francisco. 27 Robert Wells &amp; co., Merchants. ROBERT WELLS. JAMES C. WARD. San Francisco, January 25, 1849. 27 James Creighton, Commission Merchant, Sansome street,opposite the Government reserve, next to the Warehouse of DeWitt &amp; Harrison. W. M. BURGOYNE...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
THE undersigned have established houses for the transaction of commission business, at Valparaiso, Chili and San Francisco, Upper California, under the firm of Cross, Hobson &amp; co. ALEXANDER CROSS, } WILLIAM HOOPER, } San Francisco. WM. L. HOBSON, } DAVID THOMAS, } Valparaiso. Dec 1 WILLIAM CROSS, Glasgow. 27 THE OFFICE OF S. BRANNAN &amp; CO. is in the building of MELLUS, HOWARD &amp; CO., on the corner of CLAY and MONTGOMERY streets. San Francisco, June 7th,1849. 27 JOHN HALLS, surveyor and land agent. Office Dupont street. Several allotments for sale. San Francisco, March 1, 1849. 27 MOFFAT &amp; CO. JOHN L. MOFFAT, S. H. WARD, JOS. R. CURTIS, P. H. PERRY. HAVE erected suitable furnaces, and are provided with all the necessary apparatus and the most ample facilities for SMELTING and ASSAYING Gold Dust. The highest market price paid for GOLD DUST. They refer to the annexed testimonials from the most eminent Bankers, Merchants and Bullion Brokers ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
FINE WATCHES AND JEWELRY THE subscribers having removed into their new building in Clay street, above Portsmouth square, have opened a Iarge and splendid assortment of fine Watches, Jewelry, &amp;c., to which they invite the attention of the citizens of, and strangers visiting San Francisco. They are also prepared with proper machinery to manufacture Jewelry of almost every description, of the gold found in the country, in a superior manner to any heretofore manufactured; and in fact, equally as well as any manufactured in New York. They have likewise secured the services of a skillful engraver for Card Plate, Seal and Fancy engraving. Those persons wishing anything in their line, will find it to their advantage to call andi examine for themselves. WOODRUFF &amp;. ADDlSON. Clay st., Portsmouth square. N. B. Watches and Clocks repaired and warranted for one year, at short notice, and upon reasonable terms. Ship's Chronometers received upon storage, and the winding up ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
PROVISIONS LlQUORS &amp;c. Thie undersigned have just received per ships Huntress, Elbe and others, a complete assortment of wines, liquors and provisions of all classes, which they will dispose of on the most favorable terms. The assortment comprises Martell's fine English brandy, whiskey, rum, gin, French cognac in cases and barrels, cordials, champagne aud other wines, cheese, flour in bags and barrels, hams, sardines, London ale, porter and stout, cigars, beef, pork, meal, cherry brandy, English and American candles, sheathing copper, fine sporting powder, &amp;c. &amp;c. May 23-27 E. MICKLE &amp; CO. EX " ANN McKIM" — WALNUTS in sacks, DRIED PEACHES, RAISINS, FRUIT JUICES, ARRACK, GIN, DRIED FISH, SOAP, &amp;c., &amp;c. For sale by Jy7 28tf CROSS, HOBSON &amp; CO. NEW GOODS EX SABINE. — The cargo on the brig Sabine, consisting of wood seat chairs, Manila hats, liquors, lemon syrup, dried apples, superior loaf sugar, honey ...
It 10A L fc^TATK. ♦i» » i Yor't ftf (i)« Fncilir. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
REAL ESTATE. New York of the Pacific. The City of New York of the Pacific, situated at the head of ship navigation upon the bay of Suisun at its junction with the rivers Sacramento and San Joaquin, has been most accurately surveyed by Captain R. P. Hammond U. S. A. and laid out in the most beautiful and convenient manner, and maps have been prepared by E. H. Rowe, Esq. Engineer and Iand surveyor, pointing out clearly each and every lot within the surveyed limits of the city, and the proprietors now offer them for sale to the public. Along the entire water front of the city a public street is laid out one hundred and fifty feet in width, beyonid which no ground will ever be sold, and the proprietors therefore guarantee to the purchasers of all lots fronting on Water street that no building shall ever be erected between their purchase and the water. There is no point along the entire water front of the city at which vessels of the Iargest class cannot lay within 30 feet of the bank of...
Ntorklon. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
Stockton. The undersigned avails himself of this method of offering to the public an opportunity to secure advantageous locations in the town of Stockton. The survey has been made by Capt. Hammond, U. S. A., and Wm. Morris, Esq.; the maps are completed and may be seen at the office of S. S. Howison, in the building of the subscriber at Stockton. Those persons who have visited Stockton either on business, or in passing to and from the mines, need no description of its location, and it is deemed quite sufficient to state, for the information of others, that the town is situated at the head of navigation on the San Joaquin, embracing within its limits four navigable channels, communicating directly with the river, and each affording ample depth of water for vessels of any draught usually engaged in the inland trade. The depth of the river and channels, as well as their capacity for navigation, are abundantly attested in the fact, that at this present time thirteen seagoing vessels, suc...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
PROPERTY FOR SALE. — The handsome two story double house and furniture, together with the lot and outbuildings situated on the corner of Stockton and Green streets, and now occupied by Mr. F. Ward. A part of the fifty vara Lot, No. 390, corner of Stockton and Union streets. A part of the fifty Vara Lot, No. 54, with house, corner of Sacramento and Dupont sts. Ten business Lots, eligibly situated on California street, between Montgomery and Kearny streets. Besides several one hundred vara Lots in the vicinity of the town. Apply to au3 31tf WARD &amp; Co., Montgomery st. BUSINESS LOTS FOR SALE. TWO superior Business Lots for sale on Montgome--ry street, at the head of Central Wharf, in front of the premises of Mellus, Howard &amp; Co., 20 by 40 feet each. Apply to S. BRANNAN, au3 31 4t cor of Montgomery and Sacramento sts. 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 lo...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
TOWN OF FREMONT. — (Situated at the confluence of the Sacramento and Feather rivers.) The town of Fremont has been surveyed, laid off in lots, and will be offered to the public on the 1st day of August next. The inducements to capitalists, merchants, and emigrants of all classes to invest at this point are numerous. Fremont is located at the head of steam and sail navigation, above the overflow that inundates other places ; much nearer the mines (on the North and Middle Forks, Bear Creek and Yuba river, and the mines lately discovered on Rock Creek, on the west side of the Sacramento,) than any other town. good water, plenty of timber, on both of the above named rivers, a fine back country for agriculture, as well as mining, and the great Oregon route crosses the river at this point, where the well established Free Ferry is in operation, owned the undersigned. Launches and schooners that draw 8 to 9 feet when loaded have come to this point without difficulty. The proprietors and oth...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
REAL ESTATE — Several desirable Lots in the town of San Francisco are offered for sale by the subscribers. These lots are 50 varas square and will be sold entire or in portions suitable for building purposes; some of the latter as low as $600 the lot. ROBERT WELLS &amp; CO., Jy16 29tf cor. Montgomery and Sacamento sts. FOR SALE — Desirable Property in the Pueblo San Jose — A Dwelling House and three fifty vara Lots, most desirably located in the Pueblo San Jose. The house is complete, painted inide and out, rooms papered, &amp;c., with a good well of water attached, and one 50 vara lot enclosed in paled fence. For further information and terms of sale apply at the Land Office of Jy10 28tf STEVENSON, PARKER &amp; CO. FINE Business Stands for sale cheap, - - The present site of Washington Market will be divided into suitably sized lots for stores. Possession given immediately. Apply to BAGLEY &amp; SINTON, Real Estate Agts., Jy25 30 4t Parker House. FOR...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
SACRAMENTO HOSPITAL. — At the large adobe building near Sutter's Fort, lately occupied by S. Brannan &amp; Co. The subscribers beg leave to inform the public that the above large and commodious building having been thoroughly refitted and furnished as a Hospital, is now upon for the reception of patients. This is believed to bo better adapted to such a purpose than any other house in the country, being spacious, cool, and well ventilated; and not the least of its recommendations is to be found in a well of most excellent water, lately sunk on the premises. Good nurses and attendants, and a good cook will be provided, and no pains will be spared to supply the establishment with every comfort and convenience for the sick, that can be found in California. The charges per diem will be as moderate as the times permit, and no sick man wiII be refused admission because destitute of money. Dr. C. H. CRAGIN, of Washington, D. C., will have the medical charge of the Hospital. He is pr...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 9 August 1849
SACRAMENTO CITY. S. BRANNAN &amp; CO. WHOLESALE AND RETAlL, STORAGE AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS. Corner of Front and J street, and at Sutter's Fort. Sacramento City. 27 TABER, DAVIS &amp; Co WHOLESALE, RETAIL AND FORWARDING MERCHNTS. Sacramento City. May 23. 20 6m* DR. CARPENTER, Sacramento City, will be pleased to attend to all professional calls. A good stock of Medicines kept constantly on hand. June 27, 1849. 26tf A Free Ferry has been established at Gold or Mormon Island, communicating with the North and Middle Forks of the American Fork. May 30. 27 S. BRANNAN &amp; CO. 100 MeN Wanted to chop wood at Sacramento City. The highest wages given. May 30. 27 S. BRANNAN &amp; CO. GOLD shipped and insured from Sacramento City to San Francisco. S. BRANNAN &amp; CO. May 301. 27 ONE Hundred Thousand feet of assorted American white pine lumber, 1,000 bags of fresh flour, 500 bags of barley, and 100 bbls. of brandy. Just received and for sale by S. BRANN...
Oli! *o, We never Talk in Frenek* [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 16 August 1849
Oli! *o, We never Talk in Frenek* FROM AX ASONYMOCs I'ARHDT ON A l»OI'l'l~Aft -OHO. Oh! n&lt;&gt;, we never talk in Krenrh, Its sound no more is heard ; Our lips are now forbid to speak The smallest foreign word; ! cannot say—" Mon eh« r ami, Comment vous portey. voiim;" Nor he reply "Tr« s l&gt;irn mon an-:r," Oh! no, it would not do. 1 dare not siijh— 1 14 Pensez a moi," Or " Soyey. vous fidele" Nor ran he say "Toujour* a toi" Or "An revoir, ma lielle".— And if---" Ne monhliey. pas"-- slips out, (As 'twill « re I'm aw.ire,") " Th« f're talking Freneh," is about, Ere I can add---" Mon ehor." ' And "m'aimez vomh"—l never hear, Nor dare he ever say "Jusipf la tuort"—so mueh we fear To parley, en h'ranmis. \ll ears are open when he sits Ileside me, after tea, Lest h»- should say—" aeeeptt y. moi !" \nd 1 should answer?— '*Oui.'' [For the Alta California.] San Francisco, Jooly 27, 1849. My Deer Sur, — Since I last took up mi pen too rite you a few lines, I do be...
(Ibpnrti.! I'.ir llu tlta ('.iliiumin 1 The I hilriiiM uuii othrr Komsnm in tlir rity of San I riinrisni iilliirkril h nn Irmnl l'nrt of' mrriruns lirral Kxritriut'iit—Mt'rlius of tlir tilurns Formation of ii rili/t n armnl rolirc—Arrrst of the Kifltrrs— Ihrir Trial ami Sruiriirr. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 16 August 1849
(Reported for the Alta California.) The Chilenos and other Foreigners in the city of San Francisco attacked by an Armed Party of Americans — Great Excitement — Meeting of the Citizens — Formation of a citizen armed Police — Arrest of the Rioters — Their Trial and Sentence. (Concluded.) Saturday, July 21, 1849. The Court met at ten A. M., pursuant to adjournment. Considerable interest was manifested to hear the decision of the jury, who returned into court with a sealed verdict, as follows : — " We, the undersigned, jurors in the case pending, the case of the People vs Samuel Roberts, do hereby render the following verdict — " Guilty of conspiracy, riot, robbery, assault with intent to kill; shooting, with intent to kill; and that the jury unanimously and earnestly recommend that the prisoner be placed at once on a man of war now lying in the harbor of San Francisco, and there closely confined, in irons, and as soon as circumstances will allow to be returned to some port in the Unite...
ALTA CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 16 August 1849
ALTA CALIFORNIA. SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 1849 T. R. Per Lee has retired from connection with the Alta California printing establishment. His interest has been purchased by the other proprietors, and the business will be continued by them as heretofore, under the firm and style of E. Gilbert &amp; Co. San Francisco, Aug. 8, 1849.
To Delegates. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 16 August 1849
To Delegates. We are authorized to state that one of the U. S. Quarter-master's schooners, (the Mary Jane, or Invincible,) will leave this port for Monterey on the 26th inst. Delegates to the Convention will be taken free of expense for passage, though a charge of $1 50 per diem will be made for mess expenses.