Finding Aid to the Official documents relating to early San Francisco, 1835-1857

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Finding Aid to the Official Documents Relating to Early San Francisco, 1835-1857

Collection number: BANC MSS C-A 370

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Official Documents Relating to Early San Francisco,
Date (inclusive): 1835-1857
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 370
Extent: Number of containers: 240 folders in 2 boxes and 1 oversize folder
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Includes official correspondence of various alcaldes and justices of the peace; proclamations and documents relating to criminal and court proceedings, land grants, etc.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English and Spanish

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[Identification of item], Official documents relating to early San Francisco, BANC MSS C-A 370, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This collection was assembled from various sources, some from the Cowan Collection, some from the T. W. Norris and Honeyman Collections. The sources have been noted on the folders.
Included are official correspondence of various alcaldes and justices of the peace, proclamations, documents relating to criminal and court proceedings, land grants and other matters.
The documents have been arranged chronologically. A calendar and a partial list of authors follow.

Partial list of names

Águila, Ramón Folder 124
Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882 Folders 4, 12, 19, 20, 21, 22, 55
Andrews, Augustus A., 1818-ca. 1847 Folder 124
Angelino, Blas Folders 14, 50, 54
Austin, Julius C. Folder 208
Bale, Edward A. Folder 27
Bandini, Juan, 1800-1859 Folders 127, 128
Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871 Folders 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 170, 171, 174, 175, 183, 185, 205
Benham, Calhoun Folder 227
Bennett, Vardamon, 1804-1849 Folder 208
Bernal, Antonio Folder 167
Bernal, José Cornelio, 1796- Folders 24, 27, 53, 54
Berreyesa, José de los Santos Folder 152
Berreyesa, José Ignacio Folder 54
Berreyesa, Nasario Folder 152
Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890 Folders 227, 229
Bojorques, Angel, 181l- Folder 151
Botts, Charles T., 1809-1884 Folder 227
Brannan, Samuel, 1819- Folder 208
Briones, Desiderio Folder 53
Briones, Gregorio, 1797- Folder 151
Briones, Juana Folders 54, 136
Bryant, Edwin, 1805-1869 Folders 183, 186, 188, 220
Buchanan, John C. Folder 188
Buckelew, Benjamin R., 1822-1859 Folders 206, 207
Buelna, Antonio, 1791-1842 Folder 49
Buelna, Félix, 1814- Folders 92, 96, 102, 118
Buelna, Juan Folder 168
Burr, Charles C. Folder 208
Cacho, Rafael Folder 138
Carrillo, José Folder 8
Carrillo, Julio, 1825- Folder 152
Castro, Guillermo, 1810- Folder 168
Castro, José, 1810-1860 Folder 2
Castro, José Tiburcio Folder 28
Cibrián, Blas Folder 53
Clark, William Squire, 1807- Folders 197, 209, 213
Colton, Walter, 1797-1851 Folder 170
Connell, John Folder 208
Cooper, John Bautista Rogers, 1792-1872 Folder 32
Crittenden, Alexander Parker, 1816-1870 Folder 227
Davis, John Calvert, 1810-1848? Folders 141, 207
Davis, William Heath, 1822-1909 Folders 29, 32, 54, 166
Deck, Augustus Folder 192
Denecke, George Folder 207
Díaz, Benito Folders 62, 63, 66, 67, 74, 82, 97
Díaz, Manuel, 1810- Folders 132, 155
Dockrill, Joseph Folder 206
Dodge, Henry Lee, 1825- Folders 218, 219, 223
Duarte, José Folder 151
Dunleavy, James G. Folder 175
Dwinelle, John Whipple, 1816-1881 Folder 227
Eagar, John Folder 208
Ellis, Alfred J. Folders 192, 198, 207
Emmet, C. Temple Folder 227
Estudillo, José Joaquín, 1798-1852 Folders 3, 5, 168
Evans, George M. Folder 208
Everhart, Lazarus Folder 207
Ezquer, Ignacio, 1818- Folder 159
Ferguson, George A. Folder 54
Ferguson, James Folder 208
Flores, Teodosio, 1789- Folder 25
Folsom, Joseph Libby, 1817-1855 Folder 229
Forbes, James Alexander, 1804-1881 Folder 134
Fowler, John S., 1818-1860 Folder 203
Galindo, Juan Crisóstomo, 1774- Folders 144, 145, 146
Galindo, Leandro, 1787- Folder 54
Geary, John White, 1819-1873 Folders 219, 220, 221, 226
Gilbert, Edward, 1819-1852 Folder 199
Glein, Carlos F. Folder 207
Glover, Aquilla Folder 198
Glover, William Folders 193, 208
Gordon, Robert Folder 215
Grayson, Andrew Jackson, 1819-1869 Folder 193
Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851 Folders 8, 11, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 37, 42, 51, 52, 53, 54, 124, 138, 153, 160, 166, 222
Gulnac, William, 1801-1851 Folder 26
Haight, Henry Huntley, 1825-1878 Folders 193, 227
Halleck, Henry Wager, 1816-1872 Folder 227
Ham, Hiram Folder 174
Harms, Heinrich Folder 187
Haro, Francisco de, 1792-1848 Folders 1, 11, 18, 27, 53, 54, 124, 126, 166
Harrison, Edward H. Folder 198
Hawes, Horace, 1813-1871 Folders 222, 225, 227
Hernández, Santiago Folder 124
Hilgers, Gerard Folder 207
Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846 Folders 30, 99, 100, 105, 111, 116, 120, 124, 125
Hoen, Francis Folders 198, 211
Hood, William Folder 207
Hoppe, Jacob D., 1813?-1853 Folder 207
Hull, Joseph Bartine, 1802-1890 Folder 184
Hyde, George, 1819-1890 Folders 179, 191, 192, 193, 204, 206, 209
Illig, Johannes Folder 171
Jewett, Enoch P. Folder 208
Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853 Folders 35, 36, 59, 61, 68, 69, 76, 87, 94, 98, 113, 114, 119
Jones, Elbert P., 1814?-1852 Folders 182, 197
Kemble, Edward Cleveland, 1828-1886 Folder 208
Kirbey, Henry Folder 54
Kirbey, Richard C. Folder 201
Kittleman, Thomas Folder 175
Knowles, Richard Folder 208
Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858 Folder 169
Leahy, Daniel, d. 1875 Folder 203
Leavenworth, Thaddeus Minor Folders 194, 211, 212, 213, 215
Leese, Jacob Primer, 1809-1892 Folder 32
Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848 Folders 135, 143, 148, 157, 158, 177, 197
Lewis, Samuel Folder 203
Lick, James, 1796-1876 Folder 207
Light, James, d. 1881 Folder 203
Lincoln, Seth S. Folders 198, 208, 212
Lippincott, Benjamin S., 1815-1870 Folder 206
Lockwood, Rufus A. Folder 227
Lord, Joseph M. Folders 198, 203, 208
Low, James C. Folder 235
McAllister, Matthew Hall, 1800-1865 Folder 227
McDougal, George, d. 1872 Folders 206, 208
Malarín, Juan, ca. 1789-1849? Folders 79, 85, 117
Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852 Folders 6, 7, 9, 15, 16
Mathurin, Jean, 1799- Folder 53
Merrill, Annis, 1810-1905 Folder 227
Mesa, José Ramón Folder 27
Meyer, Charles Folder 189
Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853 Folders 77, 78, 86, 88, 105, 109
Miramontes, Vicente, 1810- Folders 26, 27, 32, 53, 124
Miranda, Apolinario, 1795- Folders 54, 65
Miranda, Teodoro, 1822- Folder 151
Montenegro, Eugenio Folder 160
Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-1873 Folders 162, 164
Moraga, Francisco, 1814- Folder 53
Mowry, Barton Folder 208
Narvaez, Blas Folder 124
Narvaez, Pedro Folder 133
Noé, José de Jesús, 1805- Folders 54, 101, 121, 124, 138, 151, 152, 153, 181
Olney, James N. Folder 235
Orbell, James, 1813- Folder 163
Oreña, Gaspar M. Folder 115
Pacheco, Antonio, 1809- Folder 53
Pacheco, Dolores, 1798-ca. 1858 Folder 39
Pacheco, Ignacio, 1808-1864 Folder 151
Padilla, Juan Nepomuceno, 1824- Folder 124, 126
Parker, Robert A., 1820-1865 Folders 197, 198
Peachy, Archibald C., 1820-1883 Folder 227
Pedrorena, Miguel de, d. 1850 Folder 17
Peralta, Francisco Folder 168
Peralta, Ignacio, 1791- Folder 168
Petch, Robert Folder 208
Pettet, William Folders 193, 207
Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869 Folders 57, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 81, 84, 93, 95, 123, 129
Pool, Peter Folder 208
Powell, William John, d. 1848 Folder 183
Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845 Folders 26, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 54, 64, 80, 99, 104, 110
Prudon, Victor, 1809?- Folder 54
Rae, William Glen, 1814-1845 Folders 60, 83
Rainsford, John, 1806-1846 Folder 27
Ramírez, Francisco, 1805- Folders 58, 189
Richardson, William Antonio, 1796-1856 Folder 106
Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851 Folders 131, 147, 149, 150, 156, 171, 196
Robbins, Isaac R. Folder 208
Robbins, John R. Folder 208
Rolfe, Tallman H., d. 1872 Folder 208
Sánchez, Francisco, 1807- Folders 5, 10, 11, 40, 124
Sánchez, Isidro, 1819- Folder 101
Sánchez, Isidro José Folder 54
Sánchez, José de la Cruz, 1802-1878 Folders 124, 130
Sánchez, Manuel, 1812- Folders 54, 124
Sherrebeck, Peter Folders 112, 140, 175, 188
Silva, Mariano Folders 122, 124
Sinclair, John, d. 1849 Folders 172, 173
Sirrine, John J. Folder 208
Skinner, Horace A. Folder 208
Smith, Henry Folder 200
Smith, Robert, d. ca. 1849 Folder 208
Smith, Thomas Folder 178
Soto, Antonio, 1799- Folder 154
Soulé, Frank, 1810-1882 Folder 235
Spear, Nathan, 1802-1847 Folders 29, 30, 32, 54
Stark, Daniel Folder 208
Stevens, Asa Folder 208
Stewart, William M. Folder 226
Stivers, Simeon Folder 208
Suñol, Antonio María, 1800-1865 Folders 38, 41, 43
Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880 Folder 139
Toler, William P. Folders 216, 217
Townsend, John, d. 1850 Folders 207, 210
Turk, Frank Folders 226, 227
Vallejo, José Manuel Salvador, 1814-1876 Folder 8
Vásquez, Tiburcio, 1793- Folders 54, 101
Watmough, James Horatio, 1822- Folder 176
Webb, S. P. Folders 235, 236
Weber, Charles María, 1814-1881 Folders 211, 219
Weed, Joseph Folders 224, 230
Weller, John B., 1812-1875 Folder 227
Yale, Gregory, 1816-1871 Folder 227

Calendar

folder 1

Haro, Francisco de, 1792-1848

 

Drafts of letters and documents, 1835? Incomplete.

folder 2

Castro, José, 1810-1860

 

Letter to the alcalde, Sept. 23, 1835, concerning José Joaquín Estudillo's request to construct a house in Yerbabuena.

folder 3

Estudillo, José Joaquín, 1798-1852

 

Letter to William A. Richardson, Jan. 22, 1836, concerning taxes to be levied on alcohol.

folder 4

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Letter to the ayuntamiento of San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1836, sending decrees from Mexico for publication.

folder 5

Libro de seciones... 1836. Fragment (4 p. only) of book recording minutes of governmental meetings. With signatures of José Joaquín Estudillo and Francisco Sánchez.

folder 6

Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852

 

Letter to the Síndico procurador stating the ayuntamiento needs paper.

folder 7

Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852

 

Letter to the Síndico, July 16, 1837, ordering him to give the regidor 3 pesos.

folder 8

Carrillo, José

 

Receipt, Aug. 1, 1837. Signed also by witnesses Francisco Guerrero y Palomares and by Salvador Vallejo.

folder 9

Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852

 

Statement, Aug. 4, 1837, concerning the new laws and renewal of oath of allegiance by the alcalde and the ayuntamiento. Copy made by Martínez on the same day.

folder 10

Sánchez, Francisco, 1807-

 

Receipts for money received from Blas Angelino, Mar.-Nov. 1837 (4 items).

folder 11

Haro, Francisco de, 1792-1848

 

Letter to Ignacio Martínez, Dec. 3, 1837, sending act of the municipal junta, containing election results. Also signed by Francisco Guerrero and Francisco Sánchez.

folder 12

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Letter to the alcalde, Dec. 30?, 1837, noting William Richardson's reasons for not accepting election as alcalde, and orders re appointment of an alcalde.

folder 13

Angelino, Blas

 

Accounts, Dec. 31, 1837.

folder 14

Angelino, Blas

 

List of monies owed to the municipality, Dec. 31, 1837. With note by Francisco Guerrero that Angelino owes the city 21 pesos, Oct. 22, 1839.

folder 15

Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852

 

Letter, Dec. 31, 1837, concerning fine imposed on Felipe Soto.

folder 16

Martínez, Ignacio, 1774-ca. 1852

 

Letter to the Síndico, requesting 22 pesos for municipal expenditures. 1837.

folder 17

Pedrorena, Miguel de, d. 1850

 

Account of money given to Ignacio Martínez [1837?]

folder 18

Haro, Francisco de, 1792-1848

 

Statement, Sept. 13, 1838, concerning case of J. P. Leese vs. Nathan Spear. Draft and fair copy.

folder 19

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Letter to the alcalde, Jan. 18, 1839, concerning requests for land in Yerbabuena to construct houses.

folder 20

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Letter to the alcalde, Jan. 25, 1839, sending a proclamation for publication.

folder 21

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Letter to the ayuntamiento, Feb. 28, 1839, sending decree of the Junta Departmental on the division of the Californias. Copy of decree enclosed.

folder 22

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 9, 1839, sending decree relative to requests for land.

folder 23

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Contract between Rotscheff and Richardson, Sept. 15, 1839, for the rental of half of Richardson's house for the storage of grain for the Russian American Company. With notation the agreement was cancelled, Sept. 1, 1841.

folder 24

Bernal, José Cornelio, 1796-

 

Statement concerning a horse, Nov. 30, 1839, certified by Francisco Guerrero y Palomares.

folder 25

Flores, Teodosio, 1789-

 

Statement re a horse, Jan. 25, 1841, with annotation by Guerrero about the case at bottom of statement.

folder 26

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco

 

Investigation into the wounding of Jesús Valencia by a bullet, Feb. 22, 1841, with signatures of Prado Mesa, Vicente Miramontes, William Gulnac, and Guerrero.

folder 27

Documents in proceedings against José Cornelio Bernal, accused of wounding John Fuller in case conducted by Francisco Guerrero y Palomares, Apr. 15-17, 1841, with signatures of Francisco de Haro, Vicente Miramontes, John Rainsford, José Ramón Mesa, Edward A. Bale, and José Cornelio Bernal.

folder 28

Castro, José Tiburcio

 

Letter to the justice of the peace of San Francisco, Apr. 23, 1841. Copy, Mar. 9, 1850, with English translation.

folder 29

Spear, Nathan, 1802-1847

 

Letter to Francisco Guerrero, May 22, 1841. Written for Spear by William H. Davis, to inform Guerrero of the death of David Cooper.

folder 30

Spear, Nathan, 1802-1847

 

Statement re death of David Cooper, May 22, 1841. In English. With note by Guerrero, requesting Hinckley to translate the document into Spanish, and with translation by Hinckley.

folder 31

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Letter, June 14, 1841, stating boundaries of the interested party are not known officially since no petition has been recorded. Copy by Guerrero.

folder 32

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Statement re death of David Cooper, May 22-June 17, 1841, turning over documents found to J. B. R. Cooper. With signatures of Jacob P. Leese, John B. R. Cooper, Vicente Miramontes, Nathan Spear, William H. Davis.

folder 33

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Statement, June 24, 1841, concerning property of deceased Captain Luis Argüello. Copy by Guerrero.

folder 34

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Documents re fight between two Indians, May 24-July 18, 1841.

folder 35

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the justice of the peace of San Francisco, July 30, 1841, transmitting copy of communication from the Ministerio de Relaciones Esteriores re agreements between Mexico and Great Britain.

folder 36

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Aug. 23, 1841, stating that William Rae has permission to disembark merchandise.

folder 37

Mexico. Presidente

 

Decree, Aug. 24, 1841. Copy of decree in English requesting foreigners to present their papers to the authorities. With note in Guerrero's writing that this decree was published in English since many of the foreigners concerned did not understand Spanish.

folder 38

Suñol, Antonio María, 1800-1865

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Sept. 5, 1841, announcing his appointment as subprefect and sending copy of proclamation concerning the appointment.

folder 39

Pacheco, Dolores, 1798-ca. 1858

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Sept. 6, 1841, announcing Suñol's appointment.

folder 40

Sánchez, Francisco, 1807-

 

Letter to Francisco Guerrero, Sept. 29, 1841, concerning a complaint by the majordomo of Mission Dolores re cattle.

folder 41

Suñol, Antonio María 1800-1865

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Oct. 1, 1641, communicating copy of letter of the prefect to Jimeno Casarín stating he is resigning due to ill health and requesting an interim appointment be made.

folder 42

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Statement that due to lack of transportation Apolinario Miranda has not been sent in exile to Solano. Copy by Guerrero. Statement, Oct. 16, 1841.

folder 43

Suñol, Antonio María, 1800-1865

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Oct. 26, 1841, requesting information re tax on lumber.

folder 44

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the justice of the peace stating that Mariano Mera appeared before him in due form, Nov. 2, 1841.

folder 45

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to justice of the peace, Nov. 30, 1841, concerning disorder in house of Juana Briones on Nov. 22.

folder 46

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Dec. 2, 1841, stating that since he knows little about maritime laws, he has turned over the document sent him by the juez to the captain of the port.

folder 47

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Dec. 3, 1841, concerning letter of Dec. 2.

folder 48

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Dec. 6, 1841, concerning two previous letters.

folder 49

Buelna, Antonio, 1791-1842

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Dec. 22, 1841, concerning Ysidro Sánchez' claim on a horse.

folder 50

Angelino, Blas

 

List of articles stolen from him by José García, Dec. 1841, with note by Francisco Guerrero.

folder 51

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Copies of proclamations, 1839-1841. Six items sewn together.

folder 52

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Statement, 1841, that Henry Austin presented to him his "carta de naturaleza."

folder 53

Testimony concerning disturbances in the house of Juana Briones, Nov. 28-Dec. 31, 1841. With signatures of Francisco Guerrero, Mariano Mera, Francisco de Haro, Vicente Miramontes, Desiderio Briones, José Cornelio Bernal, Blas Cibrian, Francisco Moraga, Antonio Pacheco, Juan Maturín. (Jean Mathurin)

folder 54

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Decisions in various cases, 1840-1841. With signatures of Guerrero, Francisco de Haro, Victor Prudon, Henry Kirbey, Isidro José Sánchez, José Ignacio Berreyesa, Apolinario Miranda, Juana Briones, Tiburcio Vásquez, José Cornelio Bernal, Geor. A. Ferguson, José de Jesús Noé, William H. Davis by Nathan Spear, Blas Angelino, Leandro Galindo, María Sotelo, Manuel Sánchez, and Juan Prado Mesa.

folder 55

Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882

 

Proclamation, Sept. 24, 1842, announcing appointment of Micheltorena as governor. Copy.

folder 56

Martínez, [?]

 

Letter, Mar. 1, 1843?, concerning horse said to belong to José de Jesús Noé. Mutilated and incomplete.

folder 57

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Jan. 10, 1844, concerning Juan Lopinger and Manuel Días Marante who owe money in San Jose.

folder 58

Ramírez, Francisco, 1805-

 

Petition, Jan. 16, 1844, concerning charges made by Francisco Berreyesa for use of a horse, and including his account of expenses incurred.

folder 59

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Jan. 20, 1844, concerning election of alcalde of San Francisco.

folder 60

Rae, William Glen, 1814-1845

 

Letter to William Hinckley, Jan. 27, 1844, requesting judgment against Antonio Castro.

folder 61

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the justice of the peace, Jan. 31, 1844, sending a proclamation from the governor on establishing a police agent.

folder 62

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to the alcalde, Feb. 5, 1844, requesting that he be given sailors to investigate a ship anchored in Sausalito.

folder 63

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to the alcalde, Feb. 13, 1844, requesting outcome of talks with William Rae concerning payment of duty.

folder 64

Prado Mesa Juan

 

Letter to the justice of San Francisco, Feb. 23, 1844, as comandante militar of San Francisco, concerning neophyte Pedro Antonio.

folder 65

Miranda, Apolinario, 1795-

 

Complaint against his wife, Feb. 23, 1844.

folder 66

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to William Hinckley, Feb. 26, 1844, concerning shipment of hides with brand of Agustín Alvisu.

folder 67

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to the alcalde of San Francisco, Mar. 1, 1844, concerning the marking of hides.

folder 68

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 6, 1844, concerning police officials.

folder 69

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 6, 1844, concerning use of official launches.

folder 70

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 8, 1844, re obligation of José Antonio Alvisu.

folder 71

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 8, 1844, concerning a foreigner, Juan, who fled the service of Guadalupe Valencia.

folder 72

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the 2nd alcalde, saying he will send Guadalupe Berreyesa and Angel Alvisu as soon as possible. Letter, Mar. 8, 1844.

folder 73

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 8, 1844, concerning police agents.

folder 74

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 9, 1844, re complaints on the marking of hides.

folder 75

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 13, 1844, requesting presence of Felipe Soto as soon as possible.

folder 76

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Mar. 14, 1844, concerning efforts to curb thefts.

folder 77

Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Order for Juan Prado Mesa to march with 12 to 15 men to help the alcalde of Yerbabuena to quell disorder, Mar. 14, 1844.

folder 78

Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the military commander of San Francisco, Mar. 15, 1844, re deserter Fulgencio Salazar.

folder 79

Malarín, Juan, ca. 1789-1849?

 

Letter to William Hinckley, Mar. 30, 1844, containing copy of Malarín's communication re Sutter's debts to William Rae.

folder 80

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the alcalde, Apr. 1, 1844, concerning hides belonging to soldier Ramón Agilo.

folder 81

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Apr. 9, 1844, sending documents in case of Juana Briones and her husband, Apolinario Miranda.

folder 82

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to the 2nd alcalde, Apr. 11, 1844, concerning hides.

folder 83

Rae, William Glen, 1814-1845

 

Letter to alcalde, Apr. 24, 1844, noting he has received copy sent him re his claim against Sutter.

folder 84

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to William Hinckley, Apr. 26, 1844, re complaint against Felipe Soto.

folder 85

Malarín, Juan, d. ca. 1849

 

Letter to alcalde, Apr. 29, 1844, concerning Rae's suit against Sutter.

folder 86

Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to Juan Prado Mesa, Apr. 30, 1844, telling him M. G. Vallejo will give him 10 horses.

folder 87

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, May 8, 1844, concerning education.

folder 88

Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to Juan Prado Mesa, May 10, 1844, telling him to let Benito Díaz have the tiles he needs from the presidio for the construction of the custom house in Yerbabuena.

folder 89

Buelna, Félix, 1814-

 

Letter to the alcalde of San Francisco, May 25, 1844, concerning the sale of a horse.

folder 90

Buelna, Félix, 1814-

 

Letter to the alcalde of San Francisco, June 3, 1844, requesting some documents for the use of Antonio María Pico.

folder 91

Malarín, Juan, d. ca. 1849

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 4, 1844, re Rae's suit vs. Sutter.

folder 92

Buelna, Félix, 1814-

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 5, 1844, returning a document.

folder 93

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 6, 1844, concerning secretary José García.

folder 94

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 7, 1844, stating that the French frigate Léon has been given permission to buy cattle.

folder 95

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 11, 1844, requesting him to watch out for secretary José García who has fled San Jose.

folder 96

Buelna, Félix, 1814-

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 12, 1844, re flight of secretary [José García], requesting his arrest should he appear in San Francisco.

folder 97

Díaz, Benito

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 12, 1844, concerning request of sailor Francisco Ramírez for a passport to Monterey.

folder 98

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 13, 1844, sending decree re medical and surgical practice.

folder 99

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the alcalde, June 26, 1844, requesting help in sending troops to San José Mission. With draft of alcalde's reply. (Hinckley)

folder 100

Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846

 

Letter to Tiburcio Vásquez, June 27, 1844, requesting 9 horses from the mission.

folder 101

Sánchez, Isidro, 1819-

 

Testimony, June 27, 1844, re ownership of a horse. Also signed by Tiburcio Vásquez and José de Jesús Noé.

folder 102

Buelna, Félix, 1814-

 

Letter to the alcalde, July 2, 1844, re complaint of José de la Luz Linares concerning an animal borrowed by José García.

folder 103

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the alcalde, July 9, 1844, remitting prisoner Apolinario Miranda.

folder 104

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to the justice, July 9, 1844, requesting help in sending a prisoner on to San Jose.

folder 105

Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Proclamation, undated Copied by William Hinckley, July 13, 1844.

folder 106

Richardson, William Antonio, 1796-1856

 

Statement, written as captain of the port of San Francisco, concerning obligation of the sailor Maintop to pay a debt to Nathan Spear, July 21, 1844.

folder 107

Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846

 

Census list, July 21, 1844.

folder 108

Richardson, William Antonio, 1796-1856

 

Letter to William Hinckley, July 30, 1844, requesting that certain mail be placed in hands of Prado Mesa.

folder 109

Micheltorena, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to Juan Prado Mesa, Aug. 1, 1844, concerning arrival of a war ship from the United States.

folder 110

Prado Mesa, Juan, d. 1845

 

Letter to alcalde, Aug. 5?, 1844, concerning demand against George and John Moreno for debts owed him. Since they have now satisfied the debt, the demand should be withdrawn.

folder 111

Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846

 

Letter to the 2nd alcalde, Aug. 8, 1844, acknowledging receipt of note and stating he will attempt to investigate the matter promptly.

folder 112

Sherrebeck, Peter

 

Petition to the alcalde, Sept. 2, 1844, concerning return of a frying pan loaned to Mr. Bennet.

folder 113

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Sept. 4, 1844, sending copies of decree on termination of sessions of the departmental assembly.

folder 114

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Sept. 10, 1844, sending copies of act of installation of the departmental assembly.

folder 115

Oreña, Gaspar M.

 

Letter to Tiburcio Vásquez, Sept. 22, 1844. Copy.

folder 116

Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846

 

Letter to the 2nd alcalde, Oct. 8, 1844, concerning the neophyte Santa Anna.

folder 117

Malarín, Juan, ca. 1789-1849?

 

Letter to the first judge, Oct. 29, 1844, concerning Sutter's debt to the Russian Company.

folder 118

Buelna, Félix, 1814-

 

Letter to the alcalde, Oct.? 30, 1844, concerning punishment of José García.

folder 119

Jimeno Casarín, Manuel, d. 1853

 

Letter to the alcalde, Nov. 12, 1844, concerning the forthcoming election of alcaldes.

folder 120

Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846

 

Two announcements re elections, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 1844.

folder 121

Noé, José de Jesús, 1805-

 

Census, Dec. 14, 1844, including residence, ability to read and write, and no. of ticket issued to vote in election for the first and second alcaldes.

folder 122

Silva, Mariano

 

Letter to the first justice, Dec. 22, 1844, stating that the governor has granted William Richardson the position of harbor pilot, Dec. 22, 1844.

folder 123

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Letter to the alcalde, Dec.? 29, 1844, requesting that Miguel Castro be sent to San José as soon as possible.

folder 124

Papers relating to San Francisco elections, Aug.-Dec. 1844, including lists, ballots, and official results. With signatures of William Hinckley, Francisco Sánchez, Francisco de Haro, Francisco Guerrero, Mariano Silva, Jesús de Noé, José de la Cruz Sánchez, Agustín A. Andrews, Juan N. Padilla, Blas Narvaes, Ramón Aguila, Santiago Hernández, Manuel Sánchez, and Vicente Miramontes.

folder 125

Hinckley, William Sturgis, 1807-1846

 

Draft or copy of letter, Jan. 5, 1845, remitting information on ships entering and leaving San Francisco. With this, undated note of port activity, perhaps related to this letter.

folder 126

Padilla, Juan Nepomuceno, 1824-

 

Proclamation, Feb. 9, 1845, concerning order of Pío Pico. Also signed by Francisco de Haro.

folder 127

Bandini, Juan, 1800-1859

 

Letter to the alcalde, Apr. 18, 1845, transmitting copy of decree concerning recognition of Santa Anna as president of Mexico.

folder 128

Bandini, Juan, 1800-1859

 

Letter to the alcalde, Apr. 21, 1845, requesting that a document from the assembly be published.

folder 129

Pico, Antonio María, 1808-1869

 

Statement concerning John Martin's ownership of a horse, Sept. 8, 1845.

folder 130

Sánchez, José de la Cruz, 1802-1878

 

Decree concerning seamen, Oct. 12, 1845. Also signed by Francisco de Haro.

folder 131

Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851

 

Receipt to Hinckley for documents relating to a lawsuit, Dec. 1, 1845.

folder 132

Díaz, Manuel, 1810-

 

Letter to the alcalde, Jan. 26, 1846, concerning petition of Stephen Smith.

folder 133

Narvaez, Pedro

 

Letter to the captain of the port, Jan. 28, 1846, communicating copy of document from Larkin naming Leidesdorff vice-consul in San Francisco.

folder 134

Forbes, James Alexander, 1804-1881

 

Statement to the first justice, Feb. 13, 1846, concerning money loaned to Leidesdorff.

folder 135

Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848

 

Claim, Feb. 14, 1846, against Forbes for a debt.

folder 136

Briones, Juana

 

Testimony in case against her husband, Apolinario Miranda, Mar. 5, 1846.

folder 137

García, Eduvises?

 

Petition to the justice of the peace, Mar. 23, 1846, for the guardianship of her niece.

folder 138

Cacho, Rafael

 

Request, Mar. 25, 1846, to be released since his wife has recovered and it is time to sow. With marginal note by Francisco Guerrero requesting information on the case, reply by José de Jesús Noé and further notation by Guerrero seeking information from San Rafael.

folder 139

Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880

 

Letter to the captain of the port, Mar. 26, 1846, acknowledging receipt of communication of the 10th.

folder 140

Sherrebeck, Peter

 

Statement concerning claims of Jacob Döpken, Apr. 22, 1846. With this, 2 accounts, Apr. 21, 1846 and undated, with Döpken.

folder 141

Davis, John Calvert, 1810-1848?

 

Petition, Apr. 22, 1846, to the alcalde concerning his suit against Rafael Galindo re a cow sold to him.

folder 142

Escamilla, Joaquín de los Santos

 

Letter to the first justice, Apr. 23, 1846, concerning claim of Tiburcio Figueroa against Felipe Vásquez for a horse.

folder 143

Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848

 

Statement in the Ridley case, Apr. 23, 1846.

folder 144

Galindo, Juan Crisóstomo, 1774-

 

Letter to the first justice, Apr. 30, 1846, lodging complaint against Santiago Chicharo for a debt.

folder 145

Galindo, Juan Crisóstomo, 1774-

 

Letter to the first justice, Apr. 30, 1846, re complaint against William Smith for a debt.

folder 146

Galindo, Juan Crisóstomo, 1774-

 

Complaint to the first justice, Apr. 30, 1846, against an Indian named Angel.

folder 147

Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851

 

Letter to the first justice, Apr. 1846?, re case of Leidesdorff vs. Ridley.

folder 148

Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848

 

Letter to the alcalde, Apr. 1846?, concerning his suit vs. Ridley.

folder 149

Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851

 

Petition to the first justice, May 7, 1846, presenting his claim against the estate of William Rae.

folder 150

Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851

 

Petit ion to the first justice, May 9, 1846, concerning his claim against the Hudson Bay Company.

folder 151

Documents in case of Rafael Cacho accused of wounding his wife, Feb. 22-May 13, 1846. Includes signatures of José de Jesús Noé, Angel Bojorques, Ignacio Pacheco, José Duarte, Teodoro Miranda, Encarnación Higuera, and Gregorio Briones.

folder 152

Berreyesa, José de los Santos

 

Investigation into death of Juan Maratero by drowning by the justice of the peace of Sonoma, May 5-13, 1846. With signatures of Berreyesa, Julio Carrillo, and Nasario Berreyesa, and with note at end by José de Jesús Noé stating that since all appears in order he has notified the justice of Sonoma of receipt and the records will be added to the archives in San Francisco.

folder 153

Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851

 

Power of attorney to Henry Fitch in transaction for land requested near the San Francisco presidio, May 13, 1846. Annotated by José de Jesús Noé, first justice.

folder 154

Soto, Antonio, 1799-

 

Deposition, May 14, 1846, stating that Ridley was paid with tallow and hides by the Hudson Bay Company.

folder 155

Díaz, Manuel, 1810-

 

Letter to the first justice, May 14, 1846, returning papers in case against Robert Ridley.

folder 156

Ridley, Robert T., 1819-1851

 

Petition to the first justice, May 25, 1846, stating he does not think Leidesdorff should testify in Ridley's complaint against the Hudson Bay Company, since Leidesdorff is his enemy.

folder 157

Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848

 

Letter to the justice of peace, May 25, 1846, containing complaint against Ridley.

folder 158

Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848

 

Claim against Andrés Hoepner for a debt of 620 pesos, May 26, 1846.

folder 159

Ezquer, Ignacio, 1818-

 

Letter to the first justice, May 26, 1846, returning documents in case against Rafael Cacho.

folder 160

Montenegro, Eugenio

 

Petition, May 28, 1846, against Peter Sherrebeck for furniture stored. With list of furniture, and reply of Guerrero in the margin.

folder 161

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Appointment of Erastus A. Burnham as sheriff, Aug. 14, 1846.

folder 162

Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-1873

 

Proclamation, Aug. 26, 1846. Copy, in hand of Bartlett, with note that the proclamation is to be published.

folder 163

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Appointment of James Orbell as boarding officer for Sausalito, U.S. Revenue Inspector and inspector of hides and tallow, Aug. 31, 1846. With certification signed by Orbell and Bartlett on verso.

folder 164

Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-1873

 

Appointment of Ignacio Pacheco as justice of the peace of San Rafael, Sept. 4, 1846. With certification and copy of oath, signed by Washington A. Bartlett.

folder 165

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Ships patents, Aug. 22-Sept. 7, 1846. Copies by Bartlett.

folder 166

Return of the election for the District of San Francisco... Sept. 15, 1846, with signatures of Washington A. Bartlett, alcalde, Francisco de Haro, Francisco Guerrero, Frank Ward, and William H. Davis.

folder 167

Bernal, Antonio

 

Statement, Sept. 17, 1846, written and certified by Washington A. Bartlett, magistrate.

folder 168

Estudillo, José Joaquín, 1798-1852

 

Letter to the first justice, Oct. 6, 1846, sending findings in case of the Indian Telesforo, accused of homicide. Document includes letter from Guillermo Castro to Estudillo and signatures of Estudillo, Guillermo Castro, Juan Buelna, Ignacio Peralta and Francisco Peralta.

folder 169

Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858

 

Petition for lot in Yerba Buena to Washington A. Bartlett, Oct. 8, 1846.

folder 170

Colton, Walter, 1797-1851

 

Letter to Washington A. Bartlett, Oct. 26, 1846, concerning debts of James Welsh. With annotation by Bartlett on verso re action taken and re death of Welsh on December 2.

folder 171

Illig, Johannes

 

Application for permit to operate a public house, Oct. 1846. Also signed by Robert T. Ridley and certified by W. A. Bartlett.

folder 172

Sinclair, John, d. 1849

 

Letter to W. A. Bartlett, Nov. 1, 1846, re Sutter and the Russian American Company.

folder 173

Sinclair, John, d. 1849

 

Letter to W. A. Bartlett, Nov. 2, 1846, referring a petition of Thomas Oliver Larkin re Indian children.

folder 174

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Examination of Hiram Ham, Nov. 18, 1846. Signed also by Ham. At end, forwarding note to John B. Montgomery.

folder 175

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Original grant of town lot no. 192 to Thomas Kittleman, Nov. 18, 1846. Kittleman's petition attached. Signed also by Peter Sherrebeck and J. G. T. Dunleavy.

folder 176

Watmough, James Horatio, 1822-

 

Letter to Washington A. Bartlett, alcalde, Nov. 27, 1846, stating he has taken possession of lot 72 in San Francisco.

folder 177

Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848

 

Bill to John Fuller, 1844-Nov. 1846. Evidence in case Leidesdorff vs. Fuller.

folder 178

Smith, Thomas

 

Bill to the late James Wills [or Welsh], Dec. 11, 1846.

folder 179

Hyde, George, 1819-1890

 

Letter to E. Ward Pell, Dec. 26, 1846, notifying him of trespassing.

folder 180

Mesa, Guadalupe

 

Complaint about some liquor stolen from her. [1846?]

folder 181

Noé, José de Jesús, 1805-

 

Statement concerning debt of a Don Guillermo, ca. 1846?

folder 182

Jones, Elbert P., 1814?-1852

 

Statement in case of Leidesdorff vs. Fuller, Jan. 2, 1847, to George Hyde.

folder 183

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Letter to Captain Vincent, Jan. 21, 1847, re estate of James Wills or Welsh, with signature and certifications of William John Powell and Edwin Bryant.

folder 184

Hull, Joseph Bartine, 1802-1890

 

Letter to W. A. Bartlett, Feb. 6, 1847, ordering him to take Indian Canute, charged with attempting to poison Vallejo's wife, into custody.

folder 185.

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Statement to Edwin Bryant, Mar. 2, 1847, re estate of James Wills or Welsh.

folder 186

Bryant, Edwin, 1805-1869

 

Summons to J. C. Buchanan, Mar. 2, 1847. Printed form filled in.

folder 187

Harms, Heinrich

 

Petition to Edwin Bryant, Apr. 5, 1847, requesting lot in San Francisco. Printed form, filled in.

folder 188

Bryant, Edwin, 1805-1869

 

Original grant of town lot no. 284 to Henry Harms, Apr. 7, 1847. Printed form filled in. Also signed by Peter Sherrebeck and John C. Buchanan.

folder 189

Ramírez, Francisco, 1805-

 

Receipt to Edwin Bryant for rent of house from W. A. Bartlett, Apr. 22, 1847. Signed for Ramírez by Ch. Meyer.

folder 190

Depositions in case of Tiburcio ? Vásquez against Osio re theft of a horse. Apr. 1847.

folder 191

Hyde, George, 1819-1890

 

Motion to postpone sale, Leidesdorff vs. Fuller, May 20, 1847.

folder 192

Indenture...between Alfred J. Ellis...and Benjamin S. Lippincott, Aug. 25, 1847, for property in San Francisco. Signed by Alfred J. Ellis, M. J. Griffin, Augustus Deck, and Mary Ellis. Certified by George Hyde, alcalde.

folder 193

Hyde, George, 1819-1890

 

Alcalde grant to Warner and Folsom, Sept. 20, 1847, with signatures of William Glover, A. J. Grayson, William Pettet, and Henry Haight.

folder 194

Leavenworth, Thaddeus Minor

 

Bill to the town of San Francisco, Sept. 25, 1847.

folder 195

Account with Alcalde's office for lots in San Francisco, Sept. 26-Oct. 5, 1847.

folder 196

Verdict of trial by jury in case California vs. John Thompson to George Hyde, Oct. 6, 1847, with signatures of jurors, Wm. McDonald, Robert T. Ridley, F. D. Watkins, and William Hendrick.

folder 197

San Francisco. Town council

 

Drafts of ordinances and resolutions, Sept.-Oct. 1847. Resolution of Oct. 28, 1847, with signatures of William A. Leidesdorff, E. P. Jones, Robert A. Parker, and W. S. Clark.

folder 198

Petitions to the town council of San Francisco, Sept.-Oct.1847. Includes signatures of Seth S. Lincoln, S. M. Lord, A. J. Ellis, Edward H. Harrison, F. Hoen, Aquilla Glover, Robert A. Parker, and others.

folder 199

Gilbert, Edward, 1819-1852

 

Bill to the town of San Francisco, Nov. 1, 1847.

folder 200

Smith, Henry

 

Bill to the town council of San Francisco, Nov. 29, 1847.

folder 201

Kirbey, Richard C.

 

Statement to George Hyde, Dec. 10, 1847, concerning his partnership with E. Ward Pell.

folder 202

Rules and Regulations...for the Government of Public Houses [1847], directed to Washington A. Bartlett, alcalde, and marked "copies for reference."

folder 203

Deliberation of jurors in case Brannan vs. Burr to George Hyde, [1847?], with signatures of jurors, Samuel Lewis, John S. Fowler, J. M. Lord, James Light, Robert Neil, and Daniel Leahy.

folder 204

Hyde, George, 1819-1890

 

Ordinance in relation to grants of lots [1847?]

folder 205

Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871

 

Letter to Timothy Murphy, [1847?], concerning publicity to be given to two orders enclosed.

folder 206

Indenture...between Benj. S. Lippincott and George McDougal...and Dixon & Hays, Feb. 2, 1848, signed by Lippincott and George McDougal, witnessed by B. R. Buckelew and Joseph Dockrill, certified by George Hyde, alcalde.

folder 207

San Francisco. Citizens

 

Petition to the council, Feb. 7, 1848, signed by B. R. Buckelew, Dickson & Hay, A. J. Ellis, G. Denecke, John Thompson, Gerard Hilgers, John C. Davis, J. D. Hoppe, William Hood, H. William Pettet, Lazarus Everhart, James Lick, John Townsend, and Carlos Glein.

folder 208

San Francisco. Citizens

 

Petition to R. B. Mason for removal of George Hyde from office of alcalde, ca. Mar. 10, 1848. With signatures of S. Brannan, Ed. C. Kemble, C. C. Smith, John Eagar, T. H. Rolfe, William Glover, George M. Evans, Simeon Stivers, John Borrowman, Asa Stevens, John Connel, John Read, John Davis, Enoch Jewett, William Smith, Charles Cady, James Mulgrew, James Lee, H. Wood, G. H. Johnson, V. Bennett, J. Jones, George Lathrop, Hansel Twitcher, David Clark, Barton Mowry, Isaac R. Robbins, Robert Petch, Samuel G. Ladd, John R. Robbins, Joseph Nichols, Richard Knowles, Daniel Stark, Charles C. Burr, Peter Pool, John Sirrine, H. A. Skinner, R. Mowrey, Seth S. Lincoln, Wm. McDonald, Chauncey Spencer, John Fuller, John McLellan, J. M. Lord, James Benzly, John Clancy, Robert Smith, John? Wilbur, John Thompson, W. C. Barrett, George McDougal, Henry Booth, B. Nollner, James Ferguson, Julius C. Austin, C. Haimes, C. T. Ross.

folder 209

Hyde, George, 1819-1890

 

Alcalde grant to Dickson and Hay, Mar. 14, 1848. Printed form, filled in. With note of receipt from W. S. Clark of $20 dollars as payment in full for above deed.

folder 210

San Francisco. Alcalde

 

Unsigned draft of refusal of petition, May 23, 1848, [by John Townsend].

folder 211

Indenture...between John Sullivan...and Francis Hüttmann, Sept. 19, 1848, for lot in San Francisco. Signed by John Sullivan, witnesses, Charles M. Weber and Francis Hoen, certified by T. M. Leavenworth.

folder 212

San Francisco. Alcalde

 

Grant to Seth S. Lincoln, Sept. 22, 1848, by T. M. Leavenworth. Petition of Lincoln included.

folder 213

San Francisco. Alcalde

 

Petition and grant to William S. Clark for property in San Francisco, Sept. 29, 1848. Includes petition of William Squire Clark, grant by T. M. Leavenworth, with certification by Levi Parsons, May 30, 1850. Photocopy.

folder 214

No. of votes given for each candidate...at the election for Town Council, Dec. 27, 1848.

folder 215

Returns of an election...for the purpose of electing a Town Council... Dec. 27, 1848. Signed by T. M. Leavenworth, alcalde, and Robert Gordon and C. Stevens, Inspectors.

folder 216

List of votes counted at the election of Town Council, Dec. 27, 1848, signed by William P. Toler.

folder 217

List of voters at the election of Town Council... Dec. 27, 1848, certified by William P. Toler, clerk.

folder 218

Dodge, Henry Lee, 1825-

 

Order to John E. Townes to subpoena Edwin Bryant, Washington Bartlett, Nathan Spear, and W. H. Davis, Sept. 18, 1849. Printed form filled in, in case Pell vs. Woodworth & Roach.

folder 219

Indenture...between Charles M. Weber...and Francis Hüttmann for San Francisco lot, Nov. 5, 1849, signed by Weber, witnessed by John W. Geary and H. L. Dodge; certified by John W. Geary, alcalde.

folder 220

Bryant, Edwin, 1805-1869

 

Deed to Francis Post, Nov. 25, 1849, witnessed by James Cushing and R. A. Wingate; certified by John W. Geary, alcalde, and recorded by Asa Reynolds.

folder 221

Newland, Robert Erskine

 

Deed to J. W. Thaxter for property in San Francisco, Dec. 6, 1849, witnessed by A. Carson, and certified by John W. Geary, alcalde.

folder 222

Grant to M. B. Fonda, Dec. 1849-Jan. 18, 1850. Includes request of Fonda for a lot near Mission Dolores, Dec. 28, 1849, addressed to Horace Hawes; referral by Hawes to Francisco Guerrero, Jan. 2, 1850; reply by Guerrero, Jan. 8, 1850; grant by Hawes, Jan. 10, 1850, and formal grant by Frederick P. Tracy, justice of the peace, Jan. 18, 1850, witnesses Jos. L. Downey and William Pickett.

folder 223

Dodge, Henry Lee, 1825-

 

Report to Horace Hawes, Feb. 26, 1850, as secretary, San Francisco town council, on proceedings of the council.

folder 224

San Francisco. Street Commissioner's Office

 

Receipt to Messrs. Van Dyck & Belden, Sept. 25, 1850, signed by Joseph Weed.

folder 225

Hawes, Horace, 1813-1871

 

Letter, ca. 1849-1850, written as Prefect, San Francisco, acknowledging receipt of writ of Governor for an election to fill vacancy incurred by resignation of John H. Watson, member of the Assembly.

folder 226

San Francisco. Town Council

 

Signatures of members, 1850: Frank Turk, James Hagan, H. C. Murray, M. Crooks, W. M. Stewart, H. Tilford, and John W. Geary.

folder 227

San Francisco. Citizens

 

Petition for re-appointment of George J. Wallace to office of clerk of the Superior Court of San Francisco, May 1, 1851, signed by John B. Weller, Alex Wells, John W. Dwinelle, H. R. Bowie, Edmund Randolph, Gregory Yale, Calhoun Benham, A. P. Crittenden, H. A. Lyons, W. Bennett, H. C. Murray, S. C. Hastings, M. H. McAllister, J. E. Holmes, S. L. Burritt, Eugene Musson, G. W. Basler, Gay, Halladay & Saunders, John Chetwood, Ch. T. Botts, Nath. Holland, H. H. Haight, John Wilson, Annis Merrill, L. Sawyer, George F. Noyes, E. Cook, John McHenry, Jas. Rice, Jr., C. Temple Emmet, R. A. Lockwood, J. K. Irving, T. W. Fallon, B. C. Whiting, P. A. Morse, A. G. Laurence, Frederick Billings, Archd. C. Peachy, H. W. Halleck, Jonathan Edward, Frank Turk, James Pratt, Thomas Wright, John Satterlee, Edward Norton, W. A. Robertson, Wm. J. Smith, Horace Hawes, H. S. Heydenfeldt, J. Caleb Smith, John H. Saunders, Samuel Flower, and A. T. Willson.

folder 228

San Francisco. Pilot Commissioners

 

Pilot's license for Thomas P. Downer, June 1, 1851?, with signatures of J. D. Blood, James R. Molony, Robert E. Hunter, O. P. Sutton, and G. Simpton.

folder 228a

S.F. County Clerk.

 

Notice of election of John C. Hays as sheriff, Sept. 20, 1851

folder 229

San Francisco. Citizens

 

Letter to S. R. Harris, Mayor, Apr. 12, 1852, signed by Thos. C. Hambly, C. J. Brenham, David S. Turner, Frederick Billings, J. L. Folsom, R. C. Sander, Jas. W. Bingham, and Ferdinand Vassault.

folder 230

California. Justices' Court (San Francisco)

 

Summons, May 19, 1852, signed by Joseph Weed, justice of the peace. 2 items.

folder 230a

Crittenden, Alexander Parker, 1817-1870

 

Letter, June 5, 1852.

folder 231

San Francisco. Pilot Commissioners

 

Pilot's license for Thomas P. Downer, June 10, 1852, signed by Reverdy C. Sanders, N. S. Pettit, J. B. Thomas, C. Welch, and William C. Hoff.

folder 232

San Francisco. County Treasurer

 

Receipt to John Crane for payment of poll tax, July 19, 1852, signed by Joseph Shannon and John Crane.

folder 233

Hayes, John C.

 

Receipt to John Crane, clerk of the Board of Equalization, of poll tax certificates, Sept. 15, 1852. Signed for the sheriff by Jas. D. Galbraith.

folder 234

An Act For the more effectural distribution of the Laws, Journals and Public Documents of the State of California. Approved May 17, 1853.

folder 235

San Francisco. Citizens

 

Petition for enactment of a prohibitory liquor law, Nov. 1854, signed by S. P. Webb, J. C. Low, T. B. Dexter, J. C. Root, R. R. Pearce, C. García, H. P. Hoyt, B. W. Farwill, F. H. Wood, Flint, Peabody & Co., Wm. Moran, H. S. Dalliber, Frank Elmer, O. B. Turnell, Edward Pollack, Frank Soulé, Jas. N. Olney, John Cramer, D. S. Perkins, and Henry F. Dana.

folder 236

San Francisco. Mayor

 

Letter to the common council, Jan. 17, 1855, by S. P. Webb.

folder 237

San Francisco. Board of Supervisors

 

Notice to Builders and Contractors, Jan. 26, 1855, by John Crane, for newspaper publication, for bids on construction of a House of Refuge.

folder 238

San Francisco. Aldermen

 

Resolutions, 1855. 4 items.

folder 239

San Francisco. Aldermen

 

Ordinances, 1854-1855. 9 items.

folder 240

San Francisco. Mayor

 

Letter to Joseph Shannon, July 28, 1857, by C. J. Brenham.