Partial List of Correspondents and Papers
box-folder Box 1:44
May 4, 1850
Relating to illegal occupation of four rooms formerly belonging to the Padres.
box-folder Box 1:40
Apr. 13, 1850
Recommending Elam Covington as Collector of Taxes from Foreign Miners in Yuba Co.
Broderick, David Colbreth, 1820-1859
box-folder Box 1:41
Apr. 13, 1850
Requesting appointment of a Mr. Olds as Tax Collector for Sutter County.
Burnett, Peter Hardeman, 1807-1895
item 1., box-folder Box 1:1
Feb. 8, 1850
Draft of order prohibiting further grant or sale of municipal lands of San Francisco. To Horace Hawes, Prefect of the District
of San Francisco, 1813-1871.
item 2., box-folder Box 1:2
Mar. 4, 1850
To the Commandant of military forces of the United States at Sonoma. Re Indian disturbances.
item 3., box-folder Box 1:3
Mar. 4, 1850
To Edward John Cage Kewen, 1825-1879, concerning sale of municipal lands in San Francisco.
item 4., box-folder Box 1:4
Mar. 6, 1850
To Prefect of district of Monterey. Photocopy only. Concerning provision for the general election and acts for the organization
of the state.
item 5., box-folder Box 1:5
Apr. 24, 1850
No addressee. Concerning appointment of Captain W. Richardson to post of County Collector.
item 6., box-folder Box 1:6
July 8, 1850
To William Van Voorhies, 1815-1884, requesting commission to be sent to Charles Findley of Baltimore, Maryland.
item 7., box-folder Box 1:8
Aug. 7, 1850
To Samuel Royal Thurston, 1816-1851, re formation of the constitutional convention. Typed transcript only.
item 8., box-folder Box 1:9
Aug, 13, 1850
To Robert Anderson Wilson re property in Alviso.
item 9., box-folder Box 1:10
Nov. 4, 1850
To Charles Lewis Denman, concerning Denman's offer of services in case of Indian difficulties.
item 10., box-folder Box 1:11
Nov. 9, 1850
To Charles Gilman.
item 11., box-folder Box 1:12
Sept. 6, 1852
To Lewis Jacob Cist. Prophecy of California's greatness.
item 12., box-folder Box 1:13
Mar. 2-10, 1885
To Edward Worthington Burnett, 1842-?, giving genealogical information for his branch of the Burnett family. Also notes on
E. W Burnett.
item 13., box-folder Box 1:18
Dec. 20, 1849
Oath of office as Governor of California. Facsimile.
item 14., box-folder Box 1:59
Nov. 9, 1849
Deed to Dwight Jay Burnett for property in Alviso.
item 15., box-folder Box 1:60
Feb. 18, 1850
Power of attorney to Thomas L. Burnett to sell property in Alviso.
item 16., box-folder Box 1:61
Sept. 25, 1850
Quitclaim deed to D. J. Burnett
item 16a., oversize Oversize folder 1A
Nov. 17, 1850
Certificate of appointment for Frederick P. Tracy.
item 17., box-folder Box 1:62
Dec. 21, 1857
Power of attorney to D. J. Burnett to lease property in Santa Clara Co.
box-folder Box 1:16, 19, 23-24, 51
Petitions for various appointments, 1849-1850
Include signatures of some members of the constitutional convention and first Legislature.
box-folder Box 1:30-39
Petitions for appointments of "Collectors of licenses to foreign miners", 1850.
Include petitions on behalf of Horace W. Carpentier, William A. Richardson and others. Signed by many citizens.
Colton, Gardner Quincey, 1814-1898
Geary, John White, 1819-1873
box-folder Box 1:42
Apr. 14, 1850
Recommending Dr. Horace W. Carpentier as tax collector for the mining districts.
box-folder Box 1:55
Nov. 25, 1850
Asking for exemption from state taxes.
Gwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885
item 1., box-folder Box 1:21
Dec. 30, 1849
Recommending Richard N. Berry as Aid.
item 2., box-folder Box 1:56
Nov. 28, 1850
Requesting appointment as Commissioner of Deeds for California in Louisiana, for Benjamin Tappan.
Halleck, Henry Wager, 1816-1872
box-folder Box 1:20
Dec. 22, 1849
Introducing Captains Simpton and Wright who are to urge passage of a bill for Pilots in San Francisco.
Hayes, Benjamin Ignatius, 1815-1877
item 1., box-folder Box 1:43
Apr. 20, 1850
Re organizing of Los Angeles government. With typed transcript.
item 2., box-folder Box 1:54
Nov. 12, 1850
Recommending George T. Burrill as Justice of the Peace.
Jones, Thomas Ap Catesby, 1790-1856
box-folder Box 1:46
June 26, 1850
Written from Flagship
Savannah, concerning mutineers from English schooner
Letcher, Robert Perkins, 1788-1861
box-folder Box 1:47
July 1, 1850
Written as U.S. minister to Mexico, introducing the Abbé Brasseur de Bourbourg, Apostolic Missionary coming to California
to look after church property.
McAllister, Hall, 1828-1888
box-folder Box 1:17
Dec. 17, 1849
Tendering resignation fron District Attorneyship of San Francisco and suggesting Alexander Campbell as replacement.
New England Society of San Francisco
box-folder Box 1:53
Oct. 21, 1850
Resolution to request the Governor for a day of public thanksgiving in California. In writing and signed by Henry Lee Dodge,
Norton, Myron, d. ca. 1867
box-folder Box 1:15
Nov. 20, 1849
Requesting appointment as secretary of state.
box-folder Box 1:14
Nov. 17, 1849
Petition to Antonio María Pico, Prefect of the district of San Jose, to renew Mexican citizenship. Referred to Burnett by
H. W. Halleck on behalf of Bennett Riley. Petition acknowledged on verso, initialed by Burnett.
Rough and Ready, Calif. Standing Committee.
box-folder Box 1:52
Sept. 2, 1850
Requesting reward be given for arrest of William Ewing, murderer. With note of Governor Burnett's reply by C. T. Ryland on
Ryland, Caius Tacitus, 1826-1897
box-folder Box 1:7
July 19, 1850
To Thomas Oliver Larkin, 1802-1858. Written as secretary to Burnett. With typed transcript.
Semple, Robert Baylor, 1806-1854
Smith, William Lyncoya, 1830-1902
box-folder Box 1:45
May 25, 1850
Reporting of finding a block of gold-bearing quartz from the Mariposa Mines for the Washington Monument.
Stevenson, Jonathan Drake, 1800-1894
box-folder Box 1:48
July 14, 1850
Recommending James H. Brady for position of Port Warden of San Francisco.
box-folder Box 1:29
Apr. 9, 1850
Defending his actions in court case.