History of California, Volume 4

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Contents

State debts removal of Indians stateprison convicts
86
His inaugural address in favor of American precedents few and plain
90
How John B Weller was elected United States senator
96
Their economy prejudices against them
102
Failure to impress better classes reaction against his views
108
CHAPTER IV
114
Meeting of legislature of 1853 at Benicia
115
Bad state of affairs recommendations I 20
121
Biglers argument why state not liable
127
Speaker Walls valedictory about Democracy
133
Brodericks prominence his earlier life
139
Aspirations for United States senatorship defeat in 1852 by John
143
Legislature at Sacramento in March 1854 struggle over senatorial elec
149
Separation of factions election of chivalry congressmen
155
Brodericks continued fight and what he had accomplished
156
Old state hospitals their enormous cost San Francisco state marine
162
Efforts to secure wintering of whalers at San Francisco whaling business
168
Election of 1855 triumph of Know Nothings reflections on defeat
174
Popular judgment on Biglers appeal for vindication his subsequent
180
Congressional appropriation for Indian war claims trouble made
186
Proposition to divide California into three states Carson valley acces
189
His account of vigilance committee and plea for vindication
195
CHAPTER VIII
201
What Gwin had to say about it
207
Efforts to get rid of Broderick election of 1857 Brodericks strength
214
Conspiracies against Broderick his record as duelist
220
Choice of weapons appearance of duelists
226
Subsequent career of Johnson
232
Legislation of 1858 Sunday laws
239
His vetoes in 1859 what he had to say about lobbyists
242
Trial and acquittal of Johnston his subsequent regrets contrast between
248
His views on condition of state and nation in 1860 talk of Pacific
254
Special message in favor of division of state
260
Brodericks mistake Buchanans position as representative of southern
263
Establishment of overland mail stage line pony express
266
Presidential campaign of 1860 in California Brodericks memory Bakers
272
Republican triumph and Union victory
273
Legislation of 1861 Wittgensteins charges of corruption
280
Great Union massmeeting at San Francisco on May 11 1861
286
Legislature of 1862 Stanfords inaugural address antiChinese remarks
292
Amendments to the constitution
298
STANFORD CONTINUED
304
Effect of Donelson victory Shiloh Island No Ten
311
Ambrose E Burnside battle of Fredericksburg Joseph Hooker
317
Californias part in the war
323
How Broderick found out his mistake his friends set aside 211
329
Acts requiring oaths of allegiance imprisonment of C J C Kewen
333
Constitutional amendments of 1862 in effect soldiers vote
339
Trial and conviction of Ridgeley Greathouse Asbury Harpending
345
CHAPTER XIV
352
Conscription laws draſt riots
358
How Grant reorganized army and prepared for final struggle
363
Views in favor of greenbacks result of Civil war not doubtful
369
Vetoes overruled
375
CHAPTER IV
424
Views on immigration national affairs
428
San Francisco OutsideLand act
434
Close of legislative session with speaker Rogers antififteenthamend
440
CHAPTER V
447
Railroad convention of 1859 Judahs part in it
453
Organization of Central Pacific Railroad Company of California
456
Terms of act as to Central Pacific Railroad Company
462
California railroad legislation of 1864 act for payment of interest
468
Opposition to Central Pacific railroad Lester L Robinson Sacramento
474
How company gathered in its own stock antirailroad feeling
480
California Pacific Railroad Company how absorbed other roads
486
Grant of submerged lands at Yerba Buena Island
487
How roads joined at Ogden
493
Republican victory election of Booth as antirailroad governor
499
Action of Democratic senate as to fourteenth and fifteenth amendments
505
Obed Harveys proposed encouragement of fine arts question of worth
511
Election of President Grant for second term Republican triumphı
517
Principles of Granger organization
518
CHAPTER VIII
524
Statesmanship at a discount
530
Organization of Order of Native Sons of the Golden West
536
Consolidated Virginia and California bonanzas
542
Collapse of the swindle
548
Stock speculation collapse
551
Congressional legislation procured by him
557
Completion of tunnel Sutros investments in California Mount Par
563
Education hard money Chinese immigration public economy
569
Lieutenantgovernor James A Johnsons remarks acts passed
575
How he disposed of his millions for benefit of science and humanity
581
Vote and act for constitutional convention
586
Resolution to recognize Diaz government of Mexico notable resolutions
592
How the rioters were quelled retirement of committee of safety
598
Arrest of Kearney and other sandlots blusterers
604
Sandlotters in politics John W Bones elected to state senate
610
Organization by Nonpartisans Joseph P Hoge president
616
How Chinese invited to California and what they had done
622
Railroad commission anticorporation laws
628
How Secretary of state Beck furnished iníormation charges against
634
General character of votes for change
640
Bank commissioners freights and fares Chinese immigration legisla
646
His inaugural address jutebag manufacture and other recommendations
648
Hard work of legislature of 1880 its conservatism
654
Perkins special message on drainage and débris
660
What he had to say about his many pardons
666
Stonemans inauguration as governor remarks on railroad refusal
673
Repeal of Sunday law other legislation state board of horticulture
676
Leland Stanford United States senator
689
David S Terrys charges against supreme justices Morrison and Sharp
696
AntiChinese Prohibition Irrigation and Granger conventions
702
Remarks on extra session of 1886 recommendations
707
Permanent support of University and other legislation
713
Its character as illustrated by vigilance committee of 1856
719

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