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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 November 1847
C. S. LYMAN, LAND SURVEYOR. Know all men by these Presents : That I, Richard B. Mason Colonel 1st Regiment of Dragoons, United States Army, and Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me vested, do hereby appoint Chester S. Lyman, a Surveyor of Land for and in the Middle Department of Upper California. Done at Monterey , the Capital of California, this 20th day of September 1847, and.72d of the Independence of the United States. R . B. MASON, Col. 1st Drag's. 27-tf Gov. of California. The fast sailing Launch " Sarmiento," will run as a regular weekly packet between this place and Benicia. For freight for passage apply to Ward &amp; Smith. San Francisco, November 17, 1847. 27-tf WANTED. — A young man acquainted with the use of the compass, will find good employment by applying to Sonoma, July 1847. 10-tf , MELLUS &amp; HOWARD have just received one hundred and sixty barrels of Boston BEEF &amp; PORK, for sale in lots to suit purchasers. . San Francis...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 November 1847
PETER DAVIDSON, begs leave to inform his friends and the public that he hass opened a House at the "Pueblo de San Jose." His »bl« will be constantly supplied with the best the country affords ; his rooms are lagre, airy and commodious ; at his Bar will be found the choicest liquors nnd wines. N. B.— Oysters supplied at short notice. 27-tf GRAND RAFFLE. THE undersigned being desirous of disposing of his houseo in Monterey, and as it is difficult to find a purchaser to pay its value immediately, he has adopted the method of raffling it, as less onerous to the purchaser. It is useless to recommend this establishment, all those who have ever visited Monterey, must be aware of its excellent locality, it being without exception the best situation for business in this town. The Raffle will be held in presence of the Alcalde of Monterey, and sufficient notice will be given in the papers of the day, which will be as soon as tho tickets are The number of tickets will be 270 at $90 each. The t...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 24 November 1847
PUBLIC AUCTION. WILL be Sold. Ht Public Auction, at the United States Quartermaster's Warehouse in San Francisco, on SATURDAY, November 27, 1847, at TEN o'clock in the forenoon, the following articles of the cargo of the Bag. lish Bark Janet, which were seized and confiscated for a breach of the Custom House Regulations of the, Port, VIZ: CLOTHING. 2RO pairs Men's Shoes, (assorted) 16 do do Boots, do 36 Red Flannel under Shirts 4 Frock Coats, (broad cloth) 2 Dress do do 2 pairs cloth Pant's HARDWARE &amp; CUTLERY 10 doz Augurs, with handles, (assorted) 1 1 10-12 doz Augur!*, without do (do) 42 Plane Irons, (assorted) 12 prs Compasses 87 Socket Chisels, (assort 48 do Gouges, (do) II! Mortice Chisels, (1-9 inch) - 29 Firmer do (assorted , 131 Small AxVs .6 dozen Pocket Knives 100 Padlocks, (assorted) WINK : 43 cases Claret Wine MISCELLANEOUS 20 shell Combs, (larjje) 2 1-2 doz small snuff boxes 1 Trunk 5 Packing Boxes 3 Sacks Tkrm* Cash. j WM. M 'DON A LI). Auctioneer. San Fran...
STEALING MELONS. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
STEALING MELONS. I always took pleasure in having a neat garden. I felt larger than common if I succeeded in rnisme cucumbers earlier than my neighbors; as if nature favored me especially. 1 had the earliest and beat kind of fruits. But 1 was greatly perplexed lor it long lime with thieving boys. Almost every night in the" season of fruit, mv garden was visited, trees damaged, and rich (lowers trampled down. 1 tned various ways to protect my grounds. — had watch-dogs, bat they were shot or poisoned — set traps, but they never caught anything except now and then one of my own cats. As John Hobbs says, 1 Traps every one knows are no safeguard to apples, V-iZ dogs seldom bite one, and guns never shoot; The chivalrous schoolboy each obstacle grapples, And never desists till he pockets the fruit." Finally 1 built a wall of solid m ison work about mv garden; but that did not answer. It was oniv by accident that I (bund out the way to save one's fruit; and noticing in the papers divers cau...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
job printing — SUCH AS — Pamphlets, shop Bills, Catalogues, Bills of Exchange, Circulars, Bills of Lading Handbills, Consular Blanks, Bill Heads, Blank Deeds. Executed wilh despatch at this office. S. H. WILLIAMS. &amp; CO GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS Honolulu, Oahu. S. H. Willimas, J. F. B. Marshall, } Hawaiian Islands. Wm. Baker, Jr. Exchange on the United States and Europe, taken on the most favorable terms. JASPER O'FARRELL. Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor, By appointment of Col. R B. Mason, Gov. of California. (Office Portsmouth Square. San Francisco.) WARD &amp; SMITH. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Frank Ward, ) No. 3 Montgomery Street, San Wm. M. Smith. } Francisco. L. W. HASTINGS, ATTORNEY AND COUWCELLOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY. San Francisco, Upper California. Ist Alcalde, District of Sam Francisco. ("Office South side of Public Square, i Office hours, from 10 to 12 A. M., and from 2 to 5 P. M. San Francisco, July 24. 10-tf LORING t\- CO SHIP CHAN...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
BEEF &amp; PORK. One hundred and seventy-five barrels of Beef &amp; Pork of very superior quality just received from the United States, and for sale by ROBERT A. PARKER San Francisco, August 4, 1847 16-tf The undersigned will attend to such Surveys as may be entrusted to his care, for $ 4 per mile for horizontal lines ; establishing corners $ l, for recording, copies of filed notes, executing maps, &amp;.c., the accuttomary prices. Twenty-five per cent discount for cash down. Letters addressed W. B. Ide, Sonoma, U. C. will meet attention. WILLIAM B. IDE. Land Surveyor, in and for the Northern Department, U. C. Sonoma, July 1847. 10-tf
EXTRACTS FROM THE REGULATIONS FOR COLLECTING THE TARIFF OF DUTIES ON IMPORTS & TONNAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
EXTRACTS FROM THE REGULATIONS FOR COLLECTING THE TARIFF OF DUTIES ON IMPORTS &amp; TONNAGE. Nineteenth. Whale ships or vessels from distant seas, calling in any of the ports of California for refreshment or supplies, will not be subjected to tonnage or revenue duty, unless they land or sell portions of their cargo for the purposes of trade. Twenty-first. Goods, merchandise, &amp;c., imported into California, and upon which the duties have been paid, may be shipped in vessels wearing the United Stales flag, from one port in California to another port in California, without any further duties being demanded. The revenue, officers certifying on the invoice of the goods laden at the port, and intended for another port in California, that the dulies on said goods have been paid. Any erasures or interlineations on the face of the invoice, will render null and void the certificate of the revenue officer, that the duties have been paid. T :ihj-ihird. .V&gt; d'lt'cs w...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
The " Polynesian " of October 2d, contains an article entitled " San Francisco v. Honolulu " in which the editor contrasts tho comparative merits of both ports. After an enumeration of the advantages of Honolulu, with but one serious drawback, via. the clause in the treaties with foreign powers which compels the admission of ardent spirits, the writer gives the following gloomy picture of the state of society here : -- " San Francisco, we admit, has natural advantages of a superior kind. But it will be a number of years before they can be turned to much account. Besides these, its disadvantages as a resort for ships, particularly tlie whaling fleet, are many. The testimony of visitors concur in pronouncing San Francisco a place of great immorality ; intoxication and gambling being the order of the day. Ships cannot preserve their crews when the inducements to desert are so many and the chances of being apprehended so few. Consequently almost every vessel that enters the port loses m...
TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
TOWN COUNCIL. Monday Evening, Nov. 29th, 1847. Minutes of last meeting of Nov. 16th, were read and adopted. Mr. Jones, chairman of committee to take into consideration the letter of J. P. Thompson, rose and reported progress. Mr. Jones offered an ordinance in relation to selling Town lots, which was adopted. Resolutions offered by Mr. Leidcsdorff' in relation to running California street to the bay of San Francisco were carried, and referred to a committee of three. Committee, Leidesdorff, Howard, and Parker. A resolution offered by Mr. Clark, in relation to opening Broadway street to the bay, carried. Comrnittee to attend to the same, Clark, Howard and Parker Petition from Dr. Leavenworth in relation to being dispossessed of two lots. Moved and seconded, that the sum of $31.25 be paid back to Dr. Leavenworth as amount paid for said lots. Moved by Mr. Clark, that a committee of three be appointed to regulate licences, and that the Alcalde does not issue any more licences until said ...
From the A*. 0. Com. Times, Jun^ t. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
From the N. O. Com. Times, June 1st. Prospects of a speedy Peace.-- The most important item of news by this arrival is the prospect of a speedy peace, which really seems, from what is announced as having lately transpired in the interior of Mexico, to be not divest of something like probability. On the 24th ult., intelligence reached Vera Cruz, from the Capital, that General Herrera had been elected President on the 15th ult., and that the of use of his success over his competitor was the desire generally felt by the thinking portion of the Mexican population, to open negotiating with the United States, for a renewal of friendly relations. It was stated, also, that the new President would not be hampered with any restrictions in his effort! to make peace. The only drawback on this agreeable intelligence is, that it does not come in an official form, although almost universal credence is given to it in Vera Cruz; and men's minds are brcorning more and more soothed, as the real charac...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
MARRIED. On Wednesday evening, 24th ult., Mr. C. P. A. Briggs to Miss Catherine Coombs. On Friday morning last, at the Mission of Dolores, by the Rev. Padre Prudencio Santillan, William H. Davis. Esq. to Miss Maria J., daughter of Don Jose Joaquin Estudillo, of this place.
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. (Small Line Break) ARRIVED. Nov. 29th -- Brigantine Com. Stockton, Kinch, from Bodega. Sailed. Nov. 28th -- Brigantine Currency Lass, M'Lean, for Monterey. Nov. 28th -- Brigantine Henry, Kilborn, for Monterey. IN PORT. Bark Tasso, Lindsey; Chilian Ship Confederacion, Jones; Russian Bark Naslednich, Hardin; Bremen whale ship Clementina, Hashagan; American whale ship Corea, Hempstead; Brigantine Com. Stockton, Kinch.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
AUCTION. Will be sold at public auction, (without reserve,) on Thursday, December 9th, at the warehouse of William H. Davi.s, the following goods, to close consignments: Printed Balsarines, do. Lawns, Shere Muslin, Pins, Tea Trays, White Cambriek lldkts., Net Work Stockings, Pongee Hdkl's., White Shit ts. Botcher Knives, Pad Augers, Gouges, Gimblets, Dressing Combs, Letter Paper, School Books, Medical do., Cigars, Blue Cottons, White do., Russia Sheetings, Men's Cotton half Hose, Ink Stands, Silk Twist, Hemp Rope, Mushroon Ketchup, Draft Ale, Gilt Metal and Bone Buttons, Honk Muslin, Bleached Drills, Blue Baize Shirts, Wool and Merino under Shirts, Black Cutton Hose, Child's White do., Duck Pants. Plnne Irons (assorted.) Brass Clips do., Spike Gimblets, Pad Locks, Carving Knives nn&lt;! Forks, Carpenter's Pincers, Side Combs, Fancy Stocks, Copper Binnacle Lamps, Cotton Braces, Sewing Cotton, Cn'.lon Blankets. Terms made known at the time of sale, W. M. SMITH, Auctioneer. San...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
KILBORN, LAWTON &amp; CO. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS. AND DEALERS IN OREGON PRODUCE, Consignments respectfully solicited. Refer to C. L. ROSS. San Francisco. S. H. WILLIAMS, &amp; Co., Honolulu. S. I. Oregon City, Nov. Ist, 1847. \ . 28-tf PRINTS - PRINTS ! ! PRINTS I I ! JUST received 80 pieces rich Prints and for Salo by MELLUS &amp; HOWARD. San Francisco, Nov. 24,1847: ' 28-tf FOR SALE. THE cargo of the Currency Lass," just arrived from the Sandwich Islands, consisting of Boots, Shoos, Dry Goods, Clothing,Silks, &amp;c, &amp;c. ROBERT A. PARKER. San Francisco, Nov. 24, 1847. 28-tf FOR SALE. A BILLARD TABLE with extra cloth and all oppurtances complete. ROBERT A. PARKER. 1 ' ROBERT A. PARKER. San Francisco, Nov. 24, 1847. 23-tf PRINTS ! PRINTS ! ! PRINTS ! 1 ! TINT received 100 pieces rich Prints, and for Sale by ju_ 1 ROBERTA. PARKER. San Francisco, Nov. 24, 1847. _ 27-tf .. NOTICE. WILL bo Sold at Auction, at the Quartermaster's Warehous...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 1 December 1847
"PETER DAVIDSON, begs leave to inform his friend* and th« public that ho ho* opened a House at the "Pueblo do San Jose." His table will be constantly supplied with tho beat the country affords ; his rooms are large, airy and commodious ; at his Bar will be found the choicest liquors and wines. N. B. -Oysters supplied at short notice. 27-tf GRAND raffle. THE undersigned being desirous of disposing of his house in Monterey, and as ; it in difficult to find a purchaser to pay its value immediately, he has adopted the method of raffling it, as less onerous to the purchaser. It it useless to recommend this establishment, all those who have ever visited Monterey, must be aware of ita oxccllcnt locality, it being without exception the best situation for bosinesi in this town. The Raffle will be held in presence of tho Alcalde of Monterey, nnd sufficient notice will be given in the papers of tho day, which will be as soon as the tickets lire aold. ISra' „„ The number of tickets will be 270 ...