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Page 299 - Map of the Nez Perces and Salmon River gold mines in Washington Territory.
Page 96 - ... on the north by the Navajo river, and on the south by the Nutrias river. I pray your excellency to have the kindness to lay this, my petition, before the most excellent territorial deputation, for the purpose of obtaining from its excellency the proper grants in the name of the sovereignty of the Mexican nation, to which we have the honor to belong...
Page 74 - Lieut-col. Victor Prudon, and Capt. D. Salvador Vallejo, having formed and published to the world no regular plan of government, feel it our duty to say that it is not our intention to take or injure any person who is not found in opposition to the cause, nor will we take or destroy the property of private individuals further than is necessary for our immediate support. Ezekiel Merritt, R. Semple, William Fallon, Samuel Kelsay.
Page 180 - ... taken, proof exacted, and the liberty and rights of the laborious, ever commendable, shall be protected. Let the fortune of war take its chance with those ungrateful persons who with arms in their hands have attacked the country, forgetting that in former times they were treated by the undersigned with his characteristic indulgence.
Page 8 - Notice of the time and place of such meeting shall be given by the Secretary, at least twenty-four hours before the holding of such meeting.
Page 74 - The Commander-in-chief of the troops assembled at the fortress of Sonoma, gives his inviolable pledge to all persons in California, not found under arms, that they shall not be disturbed in their persons, their property, or social relations, one with another, by men under his command.
Page 121 - Louis, remained a few days and was tired of remaining in settlements, took a steamer for the Upper Missouri, and — as luck would have it — Colonel Fremont...
Page 74 - California, they were denied the privilege of buying or renting lands of their friends, who, instead of being allowed to participate in or being protected by a Republican Government...
Page 32 - February 16, 1840, the governor announced that " there is no ayuntamiento whatever in the department ; for, there being no competent number of inhabitants in any of the towns, as provided by the constitution, those then existing had to be dissolved ; and only in the capital there ought to be one of such bodies.
Page 129 - General Castro came with several hundred men and established his headquarters near us. He would frequently fire his big guns to frighten us, thinking by such demonstrations he could make us leave. We had in the party about forty men armed with rifles, Castro had several hundred soldiers of Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry. Fremont received expresses from Monterey from Americans advising him to leave, that the Mexicans were strong and would surely attack us. He sent them word that he had done nothing...