Guide to the Documents for the history of the conquest of California, 1846 Jan.-July

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Guide to the Documents for the history of the conquest of California, 1846 Jan.-July

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 97

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Documents for the history of the conquest of California,
Date (inclusive): 1846 Jan.-July
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 97
Creator: Sawyer, Charles H.
Extent: 88 pages (copies of 52 documents) Partial microfilm reel
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: Included are copies of 52 documents (letters, decrees, orders, proclamations, etc.) written by Larkin, Manuel Castro, John C. Fremont, John Parrott, Manuel Diaz, Jose Castro, Abel Stearns, Archibald H. Gillespie, William B. Ide, John D. Sloat, Pio Pico, and Juan B. Alvarado
Languages Represented: English

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DOCUMENT LIST

item 1, page 1

Prefect of the 2nd District Thomas O. Larkin Jan. 29

item 2, page 1

Thomas O. Larkin Prefect of the 2nd District Jan. 29

item 3, page 2

Prefect of the 2nd District Thomas O. Larkin March 5

item 4, page 3

José Castro J. C. Fremont March 5

item 5, page 4

Thomas O. Larkin J. C. Fremont March 5

item 6, page 4

Thomas O. Larkin José Castro March 6

item 7, page 5

Prefect of the 2nd District Thomas O. Larkin March 8

item 8, page 7

Thomas O. Larkin Directions to Courier March 8

item 9, page 8

Thomas O. Larkin J. C. Fremont March 8

item 10, page 11

J. C. Fremont Thomas O. Larkin March 8

item 11, page 12

Thomas O. Larkin in addition Alcaldí March 8

item 12, page 13

Thomas O. Larkin Commander of any Ship of War Mar. 9

item 13, page 15

Thomas O. Larkin John Parrott Esqr. March 9

item 14, page 16

Manuel Diaz Thomas O. Larkin March 10

item 15, page 17

Thomas O. Larkin Manuel Diaz March 10

item 16, page 18

Thomas O. Larkin Address to the Californians February

item 17, page 24

Thomas O. Larkin J. C. Fremont March 10

item 18, page 25

Thomas O. Larkin Don José Castro March 14

item 19, page 26

José Castro Proclamation March 8

item 20, page 27

Thomas O. Larkin Abel Stearns March 19

item 21, page 28

Thomas O. Larkin Abel Stearns and others April 17

item 22, page 32

Thomas O. Larkin Archibald H. Gillespie April 23

item 23, page 34

Thomas O. Larkin Remarks

item 24, page 36

Sub Prefect San Francisco William A. Leidedorff April 30

item 25, page 37

Pio Pico Proclamation May 13

item 26, page 45

José Castro Protest June 8

item 27, page 49

Thomas O. Larkin Manuel Castro & José Castro June 14

item 28, page 49

William B. Ide Proclamation June 15

item 29, page 52

José Castro Proclamation June 17

item 30, page 53

William B. Ide Proclamation June 18

item 31, page 54

José Berrezesa In addition to the above June 27

item 32, page 55

Thomas O. Larkin James Buchanan Sec. of State June 24

item 33, page 57

Archibald H. Gillespie Thomas O. Larkin April 17

item 34, page 57

John D. Sloat Thomas O. Larkin May 18

item 35, page 59

Thomas O. Larkin Remarks June

item 36, page 60

José Castro Proclamation June 22

item 37, page 62

Thomas O. Larkin Capt. John B. Montgomery June 22

item 38, page 62

Pio Pico Proclamation June 23

item 39, page 65

Pio Pico Thomas O. Larkin June 29

item 40, page 68

Thomas O. Larkin Pio Pico June 5

item 41, page 70

Commodore John D. Sloat Proclamation July 7

item 42, page 73

Commodore John D. Sloat General Order July 4

item 43, page 75

Thomas O. Larkin J. C. Fremont July 7

item 44, page 76

Thomas O. Larkin José Castro July 8

item 45, page 77

José Castro Thomas O. Larkin July 9

item 46, page 78

Thomas O. Larkin Juan B. Alvarado July 8

item 47, page 78

Juan B. Alvarado Thomas O. Larkin July 9

item 48, page 79

Thomas O. Larkin J. C. Fremont July 12

item 49, page 80

Thomas O. Larkin John B. Montgomery July 16

item 50, page 81

Thomas O. Larkin William Mervine Esqr. July 16

item 51, page 83

Commodore John D. Sloat General Order July 14

item 52, page 84

Thomas O. Larkin Remarks