The Annals of San Francisco: Containing a Summary of the History of ... California, and a Complete History of ... Its Great City: to which are Added, Biographical Memoirs of Some Prominent Citizens


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Insurrection of the Californians Proclamation of General Flores Defeat
CHAPTER XIPeace concluded between the Mexican and American States Terms of the Treaty
Geographical limits of Upper California General description of the country
Description of the Golden Gate Origin of the name The Bays of San Francisco
The Mission and Presidio of San Francisco Formation and survey of the village
Removal of the Hudsons Bay Company Rapid growth and increase of population
Captain Montgomery hoists the American flag on Portsmouth Squarc Arrival
Resolutions concerning gambling Public sale of City Property Price Current
General Effects of the Gold Discoveries
The Alta California newspaper established Delegates elected to the proposed
Increase of population No proper homes Character of the houses Condition
Great sale of water lots An election day Newspapers Approval by the ayunta
Third great fire Aldermens salaries Indignation meetings Veto message
The first City Directory published Monetary crisis Fourth great fire Death
Population in 1850 City improvements Grading and planking streets
The Gold Bluffs and Pacific Mining Company The excitement at the City Hall
Judge Parsons and the case of William Walker for contempt of Court Act
T Butler King removing the customhouse deposits Frank Balls song
The sixth great fire Destruction of old buildings Execution by the Vigi
Immigration diininished Females comparatively few Great city improve
The Chinese in California Act passed to fund the floating debt of the State
Clipper Ships Enormous Taxation Purchase of the Jenny Lind Theatre
Australian gold mines Restlessness of miners Many who emigrated to Aus
Increase of population Mixed character of the immigrants Chinese Peru
Commerce Mercantile Library Association The Limantour claim Elec
Russs garden The German population Mayday celebration by schoolchil
John A Sutter
Important legal decision of the Supreme Court confirming Alcaldes grants

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Side 812 - ... such per cent as may be granted by Congress on the sale of lands in this State, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all the rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the Legislature may provide, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of common schools throughout the State.
Side 807 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence whde employed in the service of the United States...
Side 808 - Courts shall be liable to impeachment for any misdemeanor in office ; but judgment in such cases shall extend only to removal from office, and disqualification to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit under this State ; but the party convicted or acquitted, shall, nevertheless, be liable to indictment, trial, and punishment, according to law.
Side 812 - It shall also determine in what cases appeals may be made from justices' courts to the county court. SEC. 15. The justices of the supreme court and judges of the district court, shall severally, at stated times during their continuance in office, receive for their services a compensation to be paid out of the treasury, which shall not be increased or diminished during the term for which they shall have been elected.
Side 817 - Council elected shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from time to time, and may compel the attendance of absentees under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance.
Side 808 - No Senator or Member of Assembly, shall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this State, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Side 140 - May thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight ; thence running west and along said boundary line to the Pacific Ocean, and extending therein three English miles ; thence running in a northwesterly direction and following the direction of the Pacific coast to the forty-second degree of north latitude ; thence on the line of said forty-second degree of north latitude to the place of beginning. Also, all the islands, harbors and bays along and adjacent to the coast.
Side 812 - ... raised by authority of such law, shall be applied only to the specific object therein stated, or to the payment of the debt thereby created...
Side 807 - Executive, and Judicial ; and no person charged with the exercise of powers properly belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any functions appertaining to either of the others, except in the cases hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Side 812 - The legislature shall not in any manner create any debt or debts, liability or liabilities, which shall, singly or in the aggregate, with any previous debts or liabilities, exceed the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, except in case of war, to repel invasion or suppress insurrection...

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