The Story of California from the Earliest Days to the Present
A. C. McClurg & Company, 1913 - 390 strani
General history from the discovery, early explorations, Missions, Spanish and Mexican regimes, arrival of Americans, discovery of gold and Gold Rush, establishing California government, railroads, Constitution of 1879 and political history since then, development of natural resources, growth of cities. Appendix includes Missions and presidents, prefects, governors of Spanish and Mexican California and of the State, population.
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Alta California Alvarado American Angeles arrived authorities became began brought buildings Cali California Cape Mendocino capital Chinese church citizens civil coast colony command Committee conquest constitution courts Donner party early Echeandia elected established Fages Father-President Felipe de Neve flag force fornia Franciscan Fremont friars Gaspar de Portola gold governor harbor horses Indians John Augustus Sutter John Charles Fremont Jose journey Kearny labor land large number later legislature Leland Stanford matter ment Mexican Mexico military miners mission Monterey natives neophytes Neve never northern Pacific party passed Pico political population Portola presidio province pueblos railroad received religious Republican River route Russian Sacramento San Diego San Francisco San Pedro Santa Barbara sent Serra ship soldiers soon southern Spain Spanish struggle Sutter territory thousand tion took towns Union United Vallejo vessels Vigilance Committee William Gwin
Stran 317 - Each stockholder of a corporation or joint-stock association shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock or shares of the corporation or association.
Stran 259 - I went into that Committee with as earnest a sense of duty as ever I embarked in anything in my life," he writes in his narrative. "I went into it as a religious duty to society, although I knew I was going antagonistic to the law of my city and state, which every good American looks upon with a great deal of dread, certainly. After embarking in it, as I did...
Stran 317 - The directors or trustees of corporations and joint-stock associations shall be jointly and severally liable to the creditors and stockholders for all moneys embezzled or misappropriated by the officers of such corporation or joint-stock association, during the term of office of such director or trustee.
Stran 289 - The China boys will yet vote at the same polls, study at the same schools, and bow at the same altar as our own countrymen.
Stran 315 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in the Senate sitting as a court of impeachment, a Supreme Court, Circuit Courts, Chancery Courts, Courts of Probate, such...
Stran 149 - Lamb, whose life occupies the last quarter of the eighteenth century and the first quarter of the nineteenth...
Stran 49 - ... to put to flight all the hosts of Hell and subject to the mild yoke of our holy faith the barbarity of the gentile Dieguinos." Then more huts are built, and one is dedicated as a church. The new establishment, however, in which Father Parron is associate minister, still lacks one essential element of a prosperous mission, namely, converts, who in this case are difficult to find.
Stran 218 - My sons, God has given this gold to the Americans. Had he desired us to have it, he would have given it to us ere now.