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01/01/1852

“Keep It Before the People.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer Oregon and Pacific), January 1, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/01/1852

“Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer Oregon and Pacific), January 1, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/01/1852

“Our Klamath Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer Oregon and Pacific), January 1, 1852: p. 4, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/01/1852

“Los Angeles Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer Oregon and Pacific), January 1, 1852: p. 4, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/01/1852

“Antonio Garra, The Rebel Chief.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer Oregon and Pacific), January 1, 1852: p. 6, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/01/1852

“Later From San Diego – The Indian War Not Yet Ended.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer Oregon and Pacific), January 1, 1852: p. 14, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/01/1852

Folder F3753:144, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Bean to McDougal informing Governor of all events of campaign to date including capture of Garra and others, court martial trials and executive of Indians powers. Again asks for ammunition and weapons. Written at Headquarters, 4th Division, Rancho del Chino, January 1, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/03/1852

“Later From San Diego – The Indian War Not Yet Ended.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 3, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/05/1852

“Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 5, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/05/1852

“Los Angeles Items – Taxing the Indians; Tulare Indians; San Luis Rey Indians.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 5, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/05/1852

“Late and Important from San Diego; Fight Between the U.S. Troops and the Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 5, 1852: p. 2, col. 6. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/05/1852

Treaty K made at Village of Temecula by O.M. Wozencraft

Printed in Indian Tribes of California, Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives, March 23, 1920. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920), 31-33.

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01/05/1852

Treaty K made at Village of Temecula by O.M. Wozencraft

Manuscript copy in the National Archives.

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01/05/1852

G.W. Barbour to Luke Lea, January 5, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian agents in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 9, Doc. 61, pp. 2-7 (620).

Letter to Luke Lea; Includes correspondence and receipts from Adam Johnston and John C. Fremont related to beef purchases for the reservations.

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01/05/1852

RG75 General Records, 1824-1907, Ltrs Received 1824-80 Box 0043 PI-163 Entry 79

San Luis Rey, California Jany 5, 1852 “Copy of Treaty made concluded at the Village of Temecula, State of California 5th January 1852, between O.M. Wozencraft, U.S. Indian Agent and the Captains, Headmen of the ‘San Luis Rey’ &c, Nations of Indians”

 

01/06/1852

“Our Los Angeles Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/06/1852

“Los Angeles Items.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/07/1852

“Special Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 7, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/07/1852

Treaty L made at Village of Santa Ysabel by O.M. Wozencraft

Printed in Indian Tribes of California, Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Indian Affairs, House of Representatives, March 23, 1920. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920), 33-35.

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01/07/1852

Treaty L made at Village of Santa Ysabel by O.M. Wozencraft

Manuscript copy in the National Archives.

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01/07/1852

RG75 General Records, 1824-1907, Ltrs Received 1824-80 Box 0043 PI-163 Entry 79

Digeno California “Copy of Treaty made concluded at the village of Santa Ysabel, State of California 7th January 1852, between O.M. Wozencraft, U.S. Indian Agent and the Captains, Headmen of the “Diguino Nation of Indians”

 

01/08/1852

“Governor McDougal’s Message.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 3-5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/08/1852

“Los Angeles News – The Tulare Indians; Taxing the Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/08/1852

Folder F3753:145, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from senator and assemblymen from Southern California to Governor John Bigler suggesting that the Indian uprising has been suppressed and the U.S. troops sufficient to maintain order, therefore should disband militia, save money. Written in Vallejo, January 8, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/09/1852

“The Governor’s Message…The Indian tribes within our borders…” Sacramento Daily Union, January 9, 1852: p. 2, col. 6. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/09/1852

Adam Johnston to Luke Lea, January 9, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 236-239 (688).

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01/09/1852

L. Lea to O.M. Wozencraft, January 9, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 24 (688).

Transmits letter of termination to Johnston.

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01/09/1852

L. Lea to Ad. Johnston, January 9, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 24 (688).

Terminates Johnston’s position as sub-agent for the Indians.

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01/10/1852

“Arrival of the Indian Commissioner.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 3, col. 2.

 

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01/10/1852

“San Joaquin Intelligence; From San Diego.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Evening Edition for the Country), January 10, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/10/1852

“Lt. Col. Craig, 3rd Infantry.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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01/10/1852

“San Luis Rey Indians.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/10/1852

“Antonio Garra, anticipation of his execution….” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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01/10/1852

“Battle Between Indians and U.S. Forces—Trial and Execution by a Council of War of Four Indian Chieftains….” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 1-2.

 

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01/10/1852

“Antonio Garra arrived here night before last.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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01/10/1852

“Arrival of the Indian Commissioner.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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01/10/1852

“Later from Joaquin Ortego.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 3, col. 3.

 

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01/10/1852

“Trial of Antonio Garra.” San Diego Herald, January 10, 1852: p. 3, col. 4.

 

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01/11/1852

“Letter from Don Jose Joaquin Ortega.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 11, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/12/1852

Folder F3753:146, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Order from Attorney General, McKenstry to Bean to disband troops and turn over accounts and equipment to Rains. Written at Headquarters California Militia, Vallejo, January 12, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/12/1852

Folder F3753:147, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from E.W. McKenstry, Attorney General, to General James S. Rains ordering him to Los Angeles to take over all state property from Bean and put it up for public auction. Written at Headquarters California Militia Vallejo, January 12, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/12/1852

Folder F3753:148, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from McKenstry to General Rains authorizing him to receipt for all state property in Bean’s possession and to sell it at auction. Written at Headquarters California Militia, Vallejo, January 12, 1852.

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01/13/1852

“Troops for the South.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 13, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/14/1852

“Troops for the South.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 14, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/15/1852

“Arrival of the Isthmus Execution of Antonio Garra at San Diego.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 15, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/15/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, January 15, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 239-240 (688).

Lists treaties and expenditures.

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01/16/1852

“Arrival of the Isthmus – Execution of Antonio Garra at San Diego.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p.9, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/16/1852

“Our San Diego Correspondence.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p. 9, col. 3-4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/16/1852

“Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p.3, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/16/1852

“Letter of Don Jose Joaquin Ortega.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p.8, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/16/1852

“Our Los Angeles Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p. 10, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/16/1852

“Los Angeles Items.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p. 10, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/16/1852

“San Diego Correspondence – The Common Council of San Diego.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California and Independence), January 16, 1852: p.6, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/17/1852

“Trial of Antonio Garra, the Hostile Indian Chief.” San Diego Herald, January 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 1-2.

 

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01/17/1852

“The Execution.” San Diego Herald, January 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 1-2.

 

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01/17/1852

“Last week we promised to give certain comments upon the defensive letter…” San Diego Herald, January 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/17/1852

“Incursions of the Yum-ahs.” San Diego Herald, January 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/17/1852

“Disbanding the Volunteers.” San Diego Herald, January 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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01/18/1852

“Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 18, 1852: p.2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/19/1852

“Late From San Diego.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 19, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/20/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 20, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Mr. Estill introduced a resolution granting the use of the Senate chamber to Col. R. McKee, Indian Commissioner, for the U.S., for some convenient day, for the purpose of learning from him the intention of the General Government relative to the Indian treaties in his district, and the instructions that will govern his future action.”

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01/20/1852

Folder F3753:149, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Bean to Rains acknowledging Rains’ letter concerning takeover of state equipment and informing him there is none in San Diego. Says Quarter Master may
have some in Los Angeles and he will meet Rains there January 25. Written at Headquarters, 4th Division, San Diego, January 20, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/21/1852

“Summary of a Fortnight’s News.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 21, 1852: p.2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/23/1852

“Legislative Intelligence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 23, 1852: p.3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Hon. Warner gave notice that he would introduce a bill providing for the government and protection of the Indians and repeal the act of 1850.”

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01/23/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 23, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Mr. Warner gave notice of his intention to introduce a bill to provide for the government and protection of the Indians.”

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01/23/1852

“Indian Powwow.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 23, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/23/1852

“Sonoma Military Station.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 23, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/23/1852

JNO. Walker, Affidavit of JNO. Walker, January 23, 1852, in Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 11th instant, copies of letters and vouchers in support of claims presented by and allowed to John C. Fremont, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 16, Doc. 109, p. 31 (825).

Affidavit of Jno. Walker; Declares Fremont’s beef prices were below the current prices and resulted in great expense to Fremont.

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01/24/1852

Thomas H. Benton, for Colonel Fremont, to Alex H.H. Stuart, Referred to office of Indian Affairs January 24, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian agents in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 9, Doc. 61, pp. 13-18 (620).

Letter to Mr. Stuart; Includes correspondence and statements from John C. Fremont, G.W. Barbour, John Walker, Joseph McCorkle, Henry B. Edwards, and E.F. Beale.

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01/24/1852

Jos. W. McCorkle to Thomas H. Benton, January 24, 1852, in Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 11th instant, copies of letters and vouchers in support of claims presented by and allowed to John C. Fremont, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 16, Doc. 109, pp. 31-32 (825).

Letter to Thomas H. Benton; Responds to enquiry regarding beef prices.

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01/24/1852

H. B. Edwards, Affidavit of Henry B. Edwards, January 24, 1852, in Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 11th instant, copies of letters and vouchers in support of claims presented by and allowed to John C. Fremont, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 16, Doc. 109, pp. 32-33 (825).

Affidavit of Henry B. Edwards; Describes assisting Fremont with delivery of beef.

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01/24/1852

Edward F. Beale, Affidavit of Edward F. Beale, January 24, 1852, in Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 11th instant, copies of letters and vouchers in support of claims presented by and allowed to John C. Fremont, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 16, Doc. 109, p. 33 (825).

Affidavit of Edward F. Beale; Discusses beef contract.

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01/24/1852

“Indian Affairs.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 24, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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01/24/1852

“Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, January 24, 1852: p.8, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/24/1852

“Excursions of the Yumas.” San Diego Herald, January 24, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/24/1852

“A train of wagons, thirty in number…” San Diego Herald, January 24, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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01/25/1852

“From the Indian Country.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 25, 1852: p.2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/27/1852

“Address of Col. R. Mckee.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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01/27/1852

“Provisions for the Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/27/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Mr. Robinson submitted a joint resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to suspend all payments or issue of bonds in settlement of claims for Indian wars, until such claims shall be passed by the Legislature. Under a suspension of rules the resolution was read three several times and passed.”

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01/28/1852

“Later From the South – Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Evening Edition for the Country), January 28, 1852: p.3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/29/1852

“Later From the South – Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, January 29, 1852: p.3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/29/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, January 29, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 240-241 (688).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

01/30/1852

R. McKee to Luke Lea, January 30, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 247 (688).

Refers to payment of bill “for beef and flour, for treaty, May 13, 1851.”

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01/30/1852

L. Lea to R. McKee, January 30, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 24-25 (688).

Letter to McKee directing him to “draught such measures for the correction of abuses” referred to in letter between the Secretaries of War and the Interior.”

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01/30/1852

Adam Johnston to L. Lea, January 30, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 241-247 (688).

Mercede Indian Reservation; Discusses trouble between Indians and miners, trade and living conditions. Advocates for superintendent of Indian affairs located in San Francisco. Includes map.

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01/30/1852

Letter from Thomas H. Benton to Luke Lea, January 30, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Benton discusses the proposals for Col. Fremont to provide cattle to the Indians once the treaties are ratified by the department.

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01/30/1852

“Indian Affairs.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 30, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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01/30/1852

“Execution of Antonio Garra.” Sacramento Daily Union, January 30, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/31/1852

“Later From the South – Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, January 31, 1852: p.8, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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01/31/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, January 31, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 247-249 (688).

Discusses treaties of 1851, value of reservation lands and California Indian wars.

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February

 

 

02/01/1852

“End of the Indian War.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Tennessee and North America), February 1, 1852: p. 10, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/02/1852

“Gov. Bigler’s Special Message.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 2, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/02/1852

“Address of Dr. Wozencraft.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 2, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/02/1852

G.W. Barbour, Report to Luke Lea, February 2, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 249-268 (688).

Consists of Barbour’s observations of the “manners, habits, customs, and extent of civilization of the various tribes of Indians…in the State of California.” Mentions treaty negotiations with specific tribes. Includes enclosures A-E.

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02/02/1852

G.W. Barbour to President Fillmore, February 2, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 268 (688).

Offers resignation as Indian agent for California.

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02/02/1852

Letter from George W. Barbour to President Fillmore, February 2, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Barbour submits his resignation from the Office of Indian Agent to the President of the United States.

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02/02/1852

Letter from E. Adams to Luke Lea, February 2, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

E. Adams of Adams and Company Express asks for Luke Lea’s assistance in resolving unpaid debts from the U. S. government.

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02/03/1852

“General Summary.” San Diego Herald, February 3, 1852: p. 1, col. 1-2.

 

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02/04/1852

L. Lea to Redick McKee, February 4, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 25 (688).

Requests that McKee forward the treaties to the Dept. of the Interior.

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02/07/1852

“A young man arrived in this place…” San Diego Herald, February 7, 1852: p. 1, col. 1-2.

 

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02/07/1852

Folder F3753:150, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Affidavit to the effect that Rains has transferred all state interest in lost horses and other property from Indian Expedition to Ben S. Eaton and Wm. C. Lewis vice H.W. Wright. They are authorized to collect any horses Wright may have recovered. Written in Los Angeles, February 7, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/07/1852

Folder F3753:151, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Two lists of items Rains had auctioned off as being state property. Written in Los Angeles, February 5 and 7, 1852.

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02/07/1852

Folder F3753:152, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

A certified bill or authorization for Ben S. Eaton and Wm. C. Lewis to collect all the horses from the Expedition not previously sold. Written in Los Angeles, February 7, 1852.

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Folder F3753:153, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

List of names – possibly of men who performed services for Indian Expedition in Los Angeles in 1851. (Was in the Rains papers.) No date.

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02/08/1852

“Our San Diego Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, February 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/09/1852

“Late from Shasta Plains — Indian Troubles.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 9, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/09/1852

“Indian Reservations – Gov. Bigler’s Special Message.” Alta California, February 9, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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02/11/1852

Disbursement from O. M. Wozencraft to James J. [Hensley], February 11, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

An exchange of 1900 head of beef cattle for $142,500, signed by both parties.

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02/12/1852

“California Legislature 3rd Session.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 12, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/13/1852

“California Legislature 3rd Session.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Resolved, that our Senators in Congress be instructed to procure and amendment of the several treaties recently made in this State with the various Indian tribes by the United States Commissioners, so as to strike out in every treaty, the provisions making a permanent grant of land to the Indians, and instead thereof, that they obtain as a substitute thereof, the system proposed in the memorial of the people of California to the Congress of the United States, as adopted by the Senate and Assembly of said State; and that they further procure the passage of a law requiring the proper department of the Government to instruct the U.S. Commissioners to modify their treaties with the Indians…”

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02/13/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, February 13, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian agents in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 9, Doc. 61, pp. 7-9 (620).

 

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02/14/1852

Letter from W. O. Bartlett to A. H. H. Stuart, February 11, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Bartlett, a lawyer, writes to Stuart on behalf of his client, Mr. E. Gould Buffum, to settle a claim on interpretation services rendered.

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02/14/1852

“California Legislation.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 14, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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02/14/1852

“The Indian Reservations.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, February 14, 1852: p. 6, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/14/1852

“Later from the Lower Country – Arrival of the Sea Bird.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, February 14, 1852: p. 6, col. 6. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/15/1852

“The Indian Reservations.” Alta California, February 15, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/16/1852

“California Legislature – 3rd Session.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 16, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/16/1852

Folder F3753:221, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from State Senate to Governor Bigler asking for all paperwork filed in his office pertaining to part Indian hostilities to include correspondence with U.S. authorities. Written in Sacramento, February 16, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/17/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/17/1852

“Latest From Shasta — Street Fight — Indian Depredation — Expedition against the Pitt River Indians — Thirty Killed and Twenty-five Rancherias Burned.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/17/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, February 17, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian agents in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 9, Doc. 61, pp. 9-11 (620).

 

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02/18/1852

O. M. Wozencraft to L. Lea, February 18, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4., pp. 285-290 (688).

Amount of Debts and Liabilities of the Indian Department in California Referred to in R. McKee’s Letter to Hon. Luke Lea of Feb. 17, 1852.

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02/18/1852

“The Indian Reservations.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Panama), February 18, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/18/1852

“Our Klamath Correspondence.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Panama), February 18, 1852: p. 8, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/18/1852

Folder F3753:154, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from General Rains to E. W. McKenstry, Attorney General, reporting on his mission to collect state property which was overall a failure. One enclosure, copy of list of property received by Rains from Major I. W. Bird, Quarter Master and acting Commisary with Military Division, California Militia on active duty. Written in
Sacramento, February 18, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/19/1852

Folder F3753:155, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

A statement sheet showing what Rains sold and how much state owed him. February
19, 1852.

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No Date

Folder F3753:156, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

A request for payment of per diem by Rains for the period 12 Jan. – 19 Feb. 1852 at $25.00 per day. Also a note in which Rains attempts to justify his rather exorbitant
fee. No date.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/20/1852

“Sacramento Intelligence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, February 20, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/21/1852

“The Salt Spring Mine.” Los Angeles Star, February 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/21/1852

“The Indian Cosme.” Los Angeles Star, February 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/21/1852

“Los Angeles County Indians.” Los Angeles Star, February 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/21/1852

“We have received a series of articles…” Los Angeles Star, February 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/21/1852

“Coroner’s Inquest.” Los Angeles Star, February 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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02/21/1852

“Since the first outbreak of the late excitement…” San Diego Herald, February 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/24/1852

“Loose Legislation, or Legislation with a Looseners! — “Indian Reservations” Again.” San Francisco Daily Alta, February 24, 1852: p. 2. col. 4.

 

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02/25/1852

Adam Johnston to L. Lea, February 25, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 293 (688).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/27/1852

Folder F3753:222, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Report from Governor Bigler to State Senate complying with request for all original papers relating to Indian affairs. Governor lists following headings: Gila Expedition; El Dorado Expedition; Utah Expedition; Mariposa Expedition; Monterey Expedition; Clear Lake Expedition; Contra Costa Expedition; Los Angeles Expedition; Correspondence with U.S. Office and Commission; Legislative Resolution; Miscellaneous. Written at Executive Department, Sacramento, February 27, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

02/28/1852

“A command of 150 soldiers will leave…” San Diego Herald, February 28, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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02/28/1852

“Los Angeles County Indians.” Los Angeles Star, February 28, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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02/28/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 28, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/28/1852

“Attacked by Indians.” San Francisco Weekly Alta, February 28, 1852: p. 6. col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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02/28/1852

“Late and Important from Shasta — Indian Depredations — 30 Indians Killed.” Sacramento Daily Union, February 28, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/01/1852

“Los Angeles Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 1, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/01/1852

“Indian Murders.” San Francisco Daily Alta California (Steamer), March 1, 1852: p.7, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/02/1852

“Indian Depredations In Butte County, Sacramento Daily Union, March 2, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/02/1852

“The Indian Reservations-Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 2, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/02/1852

“Legislative Intelligence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 2, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/04/1852

Adam Johnston to L. Lea, March 4, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 295 (688).

Acknowledges Johnston’s receipt of severance notice in connection with the Indian Department.

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03/05/1852

“Indian Hostilities in Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 5, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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03/06/1852

“Los Angeles County Indians III.” Los Angeles Star, March 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/06/1852

“Injustice.” Los Angeles Star, March 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/06/1852

“Los Angeles County Indians IV.” Los Angeles Star, March 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/06/1852

“News from the Gila.” San Diego Herald, March 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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03/06/1852

“Further Indian Depredations.” Los Angeles Star, March 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/06/1852

RG75 General Records, 1824-1907, Ltrs Received 1824-80 Box 0043 PI-163 Entry 79

True copy of Act to provide for the appointment of a Supt of Indian Affairs in California [law approved 3/3/1852]

 

03/06/1851

George Ryer to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, March 6, 1851 [1852], in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian agents in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 9, Doc. 61, pp. 18-19 (620).

Letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Includes extracts of a letter from Adam Johnston authorizing Doctor W.M. Ryer to vaccinate the Indians.

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03/07/1852

“The Klamath Mines.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 7, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/08/1852

Letter from John C. Fremont to Edward F. Beale, March 8, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Fremont tries to resolve the cattle contract dispute.

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03/09/1852

“Indian Outrage in Shasta — Murders of McKinney and Capt. Gillmore.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 9, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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03/09/1852

Letter from D.R. Atchison to Luke Lea, March 9, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Senator Atchison writes from Washington City to request Luke Lea’s opinions on enclosed petition.

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03/10/1852

“Interesting Intelligence from Shasta — Particulars of the Late Indian Disturbances.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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03/10/1852

“Fight with the Indians.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/13/182

“Indian Reservations.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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03/13/182

“Letter from Pasqual.” San Diego Herald, March 13, 1852: p. 3, col. 3-4.

 

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03/13/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, March 13, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 295-297 (688).

Refers to McKee’s written reports regarding Indians and legislative opposition to Indian Affairs’ treaties.

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03/15/1852

“The Joint Resolution.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 15, 1852: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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03/15/1852

“Los Angeles Correspondence.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California), March 15, 1852: p. 6, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/15/1852

“The Indian Reservations – Correspondence.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California), March 15, 1852: p. 6, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/16/1852

“From Lower California – Further Indian Depredations.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 16, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/17/1852

“California Legislature – The Senate.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Mr. Cook, from the Judiciary Committee, to which was referred the bill for the government of Indians, reported a substitute to the same, entitled. An act amendatory of an act for the government and protection of Indians. The bill was made special order for Monday next.”

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03/17/1852

“California Legislature – The Senate..Treaties.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“The Senate then resumed the consideration of the special order—the joint resolutions and memorial introduced by the Committee on Public Lands. The resolutions direct our Senators &c. in Congress to endeavor to…third, to procure an amendment to the treaties negotiated by the U.S. Commissioners with the California Indians so as to strike out the provisions making permanent grants of land to the Indians, and directing them not to vote for the ratification of such treaties unless such amendment was admitted…”

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03/17/1852

“The Yuba Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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03/17/1852

Folder F3753:162, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

A draft on the State Treasure for $252.00 for six beefs and two oxen furnished to Gila expedition and a sworn deposition that the animals were used as stated by J. C. Morehead, Quarter Master and Commissary General, Company Commander Gila Expedition. Also several sworn depositions of service of one J. Hinkson for 60 days as well as furnishing the cattle and for five mules. Letter from A. Kimbell, Hinkson’s attorney asking payment. Written in Sacramento, March 17, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

03/19/1852

“The Klamath Volunteers,” Sacramento Daily Union, March 19, 1852: p. 2, col. 3

Colonel Harper, Klamath Volunteers, prepared estimates of cost to fight with Indians, submitted to Legislature for reimbursement.

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03/19/1852

“Legislative Intelligence.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 19, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/20/1852

“From the South.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 20, 1852: p. 6, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/20/1852

“Remarks of Mr. Tingley, In Senate.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 20, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/21/1852

“From Trinidad and Humboldt Bay.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/21/1852

“Col. Mckee…” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Col. McKee addressed the Committee on Indian Affairs, and others in the hall of the House, on the subject of the policy of the United States in relation to the California Indians.”

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03/22/1852

“Public Meeting at the Capital.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 22, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/24/1852

“Address of Col. Reddick McKee.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 24, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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03/24/1852

“Troops for Oregon and California.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 24, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/24/1852

“Sacramento News.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 24, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Col. R. McKee, Indian Commissioner for the North District, addressed a large assemblage of members of the Legislature and citizens, at the Capitol, on Saturday evening. His subject, the policy adopted for treating with the California Indians.”

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03/25/1852

“Address of Col. Reddick McKee.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 25, 1852: p. 4, cols. 1-6.

 

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03/25/1852

“Col. McKee’s Speech.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 25, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/25/1852

“The Courier has later news…the party of forty…” Sacramento Daily Union, March 25, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/25/1852

“From the North.” Los Angeles Star, March 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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03/25/1852

“Three Hours Later by the Antelope.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 25, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/26/1852

“Address of Col. Redick McKee Before the Committee on ‘Indian Reservations,’ at the Capitol, Sacramento City.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 26, 1852: p. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/27/1852

“Address of Col. Redick McKee Before the Committee on ‘Indian Reservations,’ at the Capitol, Sacramento City.” Sacramento Daily Union, March 27, 1852: p. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/27/1852

“Sacramento News…Col. McKee.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, March 27, 1852: p. 6, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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03/27/1852

“Yesterday…” San Francisco Daily Alta California, March 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

“Yesterday, in the house, a letter from Dr. Wozencraft, animadverting severely upon the action of the House on Indian Agents, was, after a long debate, read.”

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04/01/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, April 1, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 298-299 (688).

Discusses “abuses” referred to in Wessell’s report and observations of the military’s attitude toward civilians in Indian affairs management.

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04/01/1852

“Later from Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 1, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/03/1852

“Lynching at San Gabriel.” Los Angeles Star, April 3, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/03/1852

Yacht Club.” San Diego Herald, April 3, 1852: p. 3, col. 3.

 

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04/03/1852

“For the San Diego Herald.” San Diego Herald, April 3, 1852: p. , col. 2.

 

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04/03/1852

“Special Express!” San Diego Herald, April 3, 1852: p. 3, col. 1-2.

 

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04/05/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

Redick McKee Letter To Governor Bigler

 

04/05/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, April 5, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 325-326 (688).

Refers to murder of Indians at Indian Flat.

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04/05/1852

“Indian Difficulties on the Klamath.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, April 5, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/06/1852

“Trinity County Correspondence – Indian Disturbances.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 6, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/06/1852

“From the Interior.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 6, 1852: p. 3, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/07/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

McKee ltr to Brig. Gen. Hitchcock

 

04/07/1852

R. McKee to E. A. Hitchcock, April 7, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 318-319 (688).

Disbursing Agency Indian Department in California; Discusses “brutal outrages” committed by whites on the Indians of Humboldt Bay and Eel River.

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04/07/1852

Letter from Edward F. Beale to Luke Lea, April 7, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale explains his connection to people involved in the cattle contract dispute.

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04/08/1852

“Arrival of the Ohio – Startling News from the Gila.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 8, 1852: p. 3, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/08/1852

“Arrival of the Oregon; Arrival of the Ohio – Startling News from the Gila.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, April 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/09/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

Gov. Bigler ltr. To McKee

 

04/09/1852

John Bigler to R. McKee, April 9, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 312-314 (688).

Bigler notes discrepancies between McKee’s reports of white atrocities in Northern California versus some legislators’ reports of Indian atrocities. States he will ultimately acquit the white citizens residing in the northern counties of the charge of murder.

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04/09/1852

“Arrival of the Ohio – Startling News from the Gila.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 9, 1852: p. 5, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/10/1852

“Startling News from the Gila.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, April 10, 1852: p. 5, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/10/1852

“Indian Difficulties on the Klamath.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, April 10, 1852: p. 6, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/10/1852

“The Indian Sack Race.” San Diego Herald, April 10, 1852: p. 3, col. 1-2.

 

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04/12/1852

“From the Interior.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 12, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/12/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 12, 1852: p. 3, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/12/1852

“Indian Disturbances in the North.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 12, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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04/12/1952

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

Redick McKee to Gov. Bigler

 

04/12/1852

R. McKee to Governor Bigler, April 12, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 314-318 (688)

Responds to Bigler’s letter of April 9 on Indian-White hostilities to the North.

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Undated

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

Evening Picayune news article: “Indian Superintendent for California” Amicus

 

04/13/1852

“Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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04/13/1852

“Indian Dance – Prospects of Colusa.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/13/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 13, 1852: p. 3, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/13/1852

“From Trinity and Wyreka.” San Francisco Daily Alta, April 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/13/1852

“Legislative Intelligence.” San Francisco Daily Alta, April 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/13/1852

“Abduction.” San Francisco Daily Alta, April 13, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/13/1852

L. Lea to the Secretary of the Interior, April 13, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian agents in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 9, Doc. 61, pp. 1-2 (620).

 

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04/13/1852

M21 Roll 46 Ltrs. Sent by OIA 4-1-1852 to 1-20-1853

Lea ltr. To Davis re: History of Indian tribes

 

04/14/1852

“Indian Outrages in the North.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, April 14, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/14/1852

“California Legislature.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 14, 1852: p. 3, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/15/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

Gov. Bigler to McKee

 

04/15/1852

John Bigler to Redick McKee, April 15, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 319-320 (688).

States that McKee’s treaties will probably not be approved; no outrages were committed by Whites on Indians.

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04/15/1852

W.A. Graham to William R. King, April 15, 1852, Sen. Ex. Docs., 32nd Cong., 1st Sess., Doc. 61 (620).

Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to debts contracted by Indian Agents in California (1st page only)

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04/16/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

McKee to Gov. Bigler

 

04/16/1852

“Federal Appointments.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 16, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/16/1852

“Indian Difficulties on the Klamath.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Northerner), April 16, 1852: p. 6, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/16/1852

“Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California and Oregon.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Northerner), April 16, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/17/1852

“Military.” San Diego Herald, April 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 2-3.

 

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04/17/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

McKee and Bigler corresp.; received 05/18/1852

 

04/17/1852

R. McKee. To Luke Lea, April 17, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 309-310 (688).

Transmits copies of letters illustrating the partisan nature of California politicians with respect to Indian Affairs.

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04/18/1852

Folder F3753:195, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Petition from citizens of Trinity County asking for help against Indians from Governor. Says two men killed – property lost – asks permission to raise two companies of riflemen. Written from Weaverville, April 18, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

04/21/1852

“Indian Superintendency for California.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 21, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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04/21/1852

Letter from D.R. Atchison to Luke Lea, April 21, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Senator Atchison sends inquiry about H.P. Dorsey’s (CA) claim of losses due to Indian conflicts.

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04/24/1852

“Indian Campaigning.” San Diego Herald, April 24, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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04/26/1852

“From the South – Military Operation on the Gila.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, April 26, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/26/1852

“From the Shasta; Killed by the Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 26, 1852: p. 2, col.3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/27/1852

“From the Interior — Trinity.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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04/27/1852

“Sacramento News – More Indian Difficulties.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, April 27, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/27/1852

Letter from D.R. Atchison to Luke Lea, April 27, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Senator Atchison sends inquiry about H.P. Dorsey’s (CA) claim of losses due to Indian conflicts.

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04/28/1852

“Rusticus and the Indian Commissioners.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 28, 1852: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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04/28/1852

“Later from Southern California.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 28, 1852: p. 2, col.3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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04/29/1852

Letter from John W. Allen to Luke Lea, April 29, 1852, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

A copy of a letter from O.M. Wozencraft, dated January 31, 1852, is enclosed.

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04/30/1852

“Appointments by the President.” Sacramento Daily Union, April 30, 1852: p. 3, col.2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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May

 

05/01/1852

“Sacramento News – More Indian Difficulties.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Columbia), May 1, 1852: p. 9, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/01/1852

“Lieut. Edward F. Beal.” Los Angeles Star, May 1, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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05/03/1852

“From the Interior – Shasta; Death of Mr. Anderson, 148 Indians Killed!” Sacramento Daily Union, May 3, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/03/1852

“The Fortnight News.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 3, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/04/1852

“Federal Appointments.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 4, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/04/1852

“Sacramento News, Terrible Retribution! One Hundred and Eighty Indians Slaughtered!!” San Francisco Daily Alta, May 4, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

 

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05/04/1852

“From the Interior – Shasta – Troops” Sacramento Daily Union, May 4, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/07/1852

“General Morehead’s Expedition.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 7, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/07/1852

“List of Acts Passed by the Third Legislature of California.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 7, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/08/1852

“Terrible Retribution! One Hundred Forty Eight Indians Slaughtered!!” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 8, 1852: p. 8, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/08/1852

“In the following letter from General Hancock to the Governor.” San Diego Herald, May 8, 1852: p. 3, col. 1-2.

 

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05/10/1852

M21 Roll 46 Ltrs. Sent by OIA 4-1-1852 to 1-20-1853

Lea ltr to Beale: “Having heretofore requested you to examine carefully the treaties made with the Indians in California, I have now to request that you will submit to me in writing and with the least possible delay, your views as to the merits of said treaties and particularly as to the expediency of ratifying or rejecting them.”

 

05/10/1852

L. Lea to E. F. Beale, May 10, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 26 (688).

Requests Beale’s opinion on treaties:
“Having heretofore requested you to examine carefully the treaties made with the Indians in California, I have now to request that you will submit to me in writing and with the least possible delay, your views as to the merits of said treaties and particularly as to the expediency of ratifying or rejecting them.”

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05/10/1852

“From Trinidad – Indian Disturbances.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, May 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/10/1852

“An Act authorizing the Treasurer of the State…” San Francisco Daily Alta California, May 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/11/1852

Edward F. Beale to L. Lea, May 11, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 326-330 (688).

Defends treaties and offers some recommendations for improvement of reservations.

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05/11/1852

Letter from Edward F. Beale to Luke Lea, May 11, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale gives his opinions and advice about the treaties negotaited with the Indians in California.

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05/11/1852

“From the Interior – Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 11, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/12/1852

“Later from Southern California; Indian Difficulties.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 12, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/13/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

War Dept. secretary submits information of Sec. Of Interior, 2 ltrs. from Hitchcock (3/27 and 31, 1852) both on subject of Indian Affairs in CA. Referred to Comm. Of Indian Affairs, who after perusal to the War Dept. 5/15/1852. Alex H.H. Stuart.

 

5/13/1852

RG75 Records of the BIA, General Records, 1824-1907, Letters Rec’d 1824-1880, Box 0043 PI-163, Entry 79

 

 

05/14/1852

“Indian Difficulties.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 14, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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05/14/1852

“Indian Difficulties” San Francisco Daily Alta California, May 14, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/14/1852

R. McKee to Editors of Times and Transcript, Sacramento City, May 14, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 330-332 (688).

 

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05/15/1852

R. McKee to V.E. Greiger and Co., Editors Daily Democratic State Journal, May 15, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 332 (688).

Addresses press regarding unpaid contracts.

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05/15/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, May 15, 1852, in Message of the President of the United States, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 11th instant, copies of letters and vouchers in support of claims presented by and allowed to John C. Fremont, Sen. Exec. Docs., 34 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 16, Doc. 109, pp. 24-25 (825).

 

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05/15/1852

“Sacramento News – Terrible Retribution! One Hundred Forty Eight Indians Slaughtered!!.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Oregon), May 15, 1852: p. 15, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/15/1852

“From Trinidad – Indian Disturbances” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Oregon), May 15, 1852: p. 15, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/16/1852

“Trinidad Correspondence” San Francisco Daily Alta California, May 16, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/16/1852

Disbursement from O. M. Wozencraft to John Rowland, May 16, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

An exchange of goods for money, signed by both parties.

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05/17/1852

“Churn Creek — Indian Difficulties.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 17, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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05/17/1852

M21 Roll 46 Ltrs. Sent by OIA 4-1-1852 to 1-20-1853

Lea ltr to McKee and Wozencraft stating may be awhile before a superintendent for CA is appointed; requests full report.
No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/17/1852

L. Lea to Redick McKee, O.M. Wozencraft, May 17, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 26-27 (688).

Requests report detailing all contracts, debts, and liabilities made by the agents.

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05/17/1852

L. Lea to R. McKee, May 17, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 27 (688).

States that McKee has been exposed to unjust prejudice due to his son’s connection to a problematic financial transaction.

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05/18/1852

“Sacramento News; Shasta Courier” San Francisco Daily Alta California, May 18, 1852: p. 2, col. 5.California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/18/1852

“Recall of Lieut. Beale.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 18, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/20/1852

Disbursement from O. M. Wozencraft to [Littleton G. Johnston], May 20, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

An exchange of 20 horses for $3,000, signed by both parties.

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05/21/1852

“Trinidad Correspondence – Klamath Indians.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, May 21, 1852: p. 2, col.1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/21/1852

“Official Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union, May 21, 1852: p. 3, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/22/1852

“Trinidad Correspondence.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 22, 1852: p. 5, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/22/1852

“Sacramento News.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 22, 1852: p. 5, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/22/1852

“Trinidad Correspondence – Klamath Indians.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, May 22, 1852: p. 7, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/22/1852

“Sonora.” San Diego Herald, May 22, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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05/26/1852

Secondary Sources only:
Prucha, Francis Paul. A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States, 1789-1895. Madison: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 101.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 64-65.

Strobridge, William F. Regulars in the Redwoods: The U.S. Army in Northern California, 1852-1861. Spokane: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 33-36.

U.S. Military post Fort Reading established
on Cow Creek, 2 ½ miles from confluence with Sacramento River; Regular Army withdrawn in 1856/57? Reoccupied Dec. 1866, abandoned 1867.

 

05/29/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, May 29, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 332-333 (688).

Reports that the Indians in Wozencraft’s district are lacking adequate food.

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05/29/1852

Folder F3753:110, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Accounts of Dr. I.S. Normander for service as Assistant Surgeon, 2nd Battalion California Volunteers, Major Rogers, Company Commander for 92 days and for expenses. Total of $1,229.00 – notorized certification. Written in Sacramento, May 29, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

05/31/1852

“Trinidad Correspondence.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer), May 31, 1852: p. 11, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/31/1852

“Trinidad Correspondence – Klamath Indians.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Tenneessee), May 31, 1852: p. 11, col.5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/31/1852

“Indians on the Fresno.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer Tennessee), May 31, 1852: p. 11, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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05/31/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to L. Lea, May 31, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 333-334 (688).

States that the outcome of the government not fulfilling its obligations to Indians could be a war of extermination.

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June

 

 

06/01/1852

“Supposed Murder of Mr. Woodward and Party.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 1, 1852: p. 2, col. 2. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/03/1852

“Indian Affairs – Again.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 3, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/04/1852

“Another Murder by the Indians — Three of the Murderers Hung!” Sacramento Daily Union, June 4, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/05/1852

“Indian Outbreak at Santa Buenaventura.” San Diego Herald, June 5, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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06/05/1852

“Shooting.” San Diego Herald, June 5, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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06/05/1852

“Another Murder by the Indians — Three of the Murderers Hung!” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 5, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/07/1852

“Lynching at Mud Springs.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 7, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/08/1852

“Indian Troubles.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/08/1852

“Very Important from the South; Recent Intelligence from the Gila; Indian Troubles.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/08/1852

“Later from the South; Indian Troubles ” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 8, 1852: p. 2, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/08/1852

“Lynching at Mud Springs.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 08, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/08/1852

“From the Nevada Journal…” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 08, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/10/1852

“Indians Hung at Rough & Ready.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/10/1852

“More Indian Troubles.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 10, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/11/1852

“Indians Hung at Rough & Ready.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 11, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/12/1852

“Indian Difficulties Upon the Merced.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 12, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/12/1852

“Later from the South – Intelligence from Sonora.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, June 12, 1852: p. 8, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/12/1852

“Later from the South – Intelligence from Sonora.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, June 12, 1852: p. 8, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/12/1852

“Indian Troubles.” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, June 12, 1852: p. 8, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/14/1852

“Nevada.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 14, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/15/1852

“Indian Troubles.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California), June 15, 1852: p. 5, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/15/1852

“Later from the South – Intelligence from Sonora.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California), June 15, 1852: p. 5, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/15/1852

“More Indian Troubles.” San Francisco Alta California (Steamer California), June 15, 1852: p. 5, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/16/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, June 16, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior Communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with copies of communications received from the agents of the department in California, in relation to debts contracted by them, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 335 (688).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

06/17/1852

“From San Joaquin.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 4. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/18/1852

“The Merced Indian Troubles.” San Francisco Daily Alta California, June 18, 1852: p. 2, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/19/1852

“From San Diego – Indian Outbreak in San Buenaventura .” San Francisco Weekly Alta California, June 19, 1852: p. 5, col. 5. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/19/1852

“From the North.” Los Angeles Star, June 19, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/19/1852

“Horse Stealing at San Gabriel.” Los Angeles Star, June 19, 1852: p. 2, col. 1. California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside, http://cdnc.ucr.edu.

 

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06/19/1852

F. Belcher to O.M. Wozencraft, June 19, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior Communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with copies of communications received from the agents of the department in California, in relation to debts contracted by them, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 10, Doc. 104, p. 10 (621).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

06/23/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, June 23, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior Communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with copies of communications received from the agents of the department in California, in relation to debts contracted by them, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 10, Doc. 104, pp. 5-11 (621).

Letter to Luke Lea; Discusses accounts for beef, the situation in the California legislature and Congress respecting the treaties, and how the Indians were upholding their side of the treaties.

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06/23/1852

O. M. Wozencraft to L. Lea, June 23, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4., pp. 336-340 (688).

Reports on the disbursement of food and the costs involved.

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06/26/1852

“Indian Affairs in Shasta — Official Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union, June 26, 1852: p. 2, col. 1.

 

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06/27/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, June 27, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior Communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with copies of communications received from the agents of the department in California, in relation to debts contracted by them, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 10, Doc. 104, p. 5 (621).

 

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06/27/1852

Folder F3753: 196, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Communication from citizens living on Salmon and Klamath Rivers to Governor outlining procedures they intend taking against Indians they accuse of murder and theft and of past events leading up to these resolutions. Ask help as can’t afford to miss work. Point out they pay taxes! Signal by John A. Whaley, Secretary. Written at Orleans Bar, Klamath City, June 27, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

07/01/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, July 1, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior Communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with copies of communications received from the agents of the department in California, in relation to debts contracted by them, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 10, Doc. 104, pp. 2-5 (621).

Letter to Luke Lea; Discusses cattle expenditures and the importance of ratifying the treaties. McKee remarks on the impossibility of removing the Indians from the state and that the only course of action is to “colonize” and “improve” the Indians or exterminate them.

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07/01/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, July 1, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 341-343 (688).

Provides a schedule of debts and summarizes treaties.

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07/01/1852

Letter from E. Gould Buffum to C.W. Bennett, July 1, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Buffum is following up on a $150.00 claim that he submitted to the former Indian sub-agent, Adam Johnston.

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07/06/1852

J.M. Estelle to Redick McKee, July 6, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 347-350 (688).

Answers accusation of selling beef allocated for Indians of Clear Lake to Chenery & Hubbard.

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07/07/1852

U.S. Congress, Senate, Senate Committee on Military Affairs, Report of the Committee on Military Affairs, July 7, 1852, S. Rtps., 32 Cong., 1 Sess., Vol. 2, Doc. 289, pp. 1-2 (631).

Discusses mounted rangers to protect the inhabitants of California from Indian hostilities, etc.

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07/09/1852

“Shasta Correspondence.” Sacramento Daily Union, July 9, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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07/10/1852

“Indian Disturbances — Trinidad Correspondence.” San Francisco Daily Alta, July 10, 1852: p. 1, col. 2.

 

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07/12/1852

Folder F3753:197, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Petition from citizens of Yreka to Governor Bigler asking help against Shasta and Klamath Indians who are gathering and becoming insolent. Asks where are U. S. troops scheduled for area. Say Department Sheriff Whipple led posse against Indians in Scott’s Valley, fought for 1 hour killed two. Written in Yreka, Siskiyou County, July 12, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/19/1852

“Fight with the Indians.” Sacramento Daily Union, July 19, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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07/22/1852

Folder F3753:197, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Another petition, asking help against Indians. Want 40-50 good rifles and equipment and they will police area for themselves. Would like to be paid also. (Needs transcribed or re-copied). Written in Yreka, Siskiyou County, July 22, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/24/1852

Folder F3753:111, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Handwritten statement of service of R. Austin for eight days in Company D in June 1851 by R. Fauzalin, Company Commander, Company D. There are three endorsements to discharge including a notorized one. Written in Sacramento, July 24, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

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Folder F3753:199, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Petition from citizens of Humboldt County to Governor asking him to authorize a force of volunteers under Captain Wright to fight Indians. Written in Humboldt County, No date.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/24/1852

Folder F3753:200, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Governor John Bigler to 59 citizens of Siskiyou County in answer to petition. Bigler states he has seen General Hitchcock, U.S.A. Commander, Pacific Division and troops are on the way for their protection. Written in Sacramento, July 24, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/26/1852

Folder F3753:225, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Battalion Major G.W. Pattin, Company Commander, Fort Miller to Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters Pacific Division, San Francisco reporting the unprovoked attack of one Major Harvey and citizens from area on Indians. Chief Shasta says must have redress, Indians now only trust troops, ask if troops are to protect or not? Pattin says 10 male Indians to meet in August – suggests strong force in area. Major Savage (civilian volunteer leader) says that many coming. Pattin says punish whites or war comes. Written at Benicia Barracks, July 26, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/27/1852

Redick McKee to E.A. Hitchcock, July 27, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 356-357 (688).

Responds to Hitchcock’s reports that financial impropriety has occurred.

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07/27/1852

Folder F3753:202, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Assistant Adjutant General, Pacific Division, to Major E.H. Fitzgerald enclosing orders to proceed to Fort Redding and draw supplies and thence to Yreka and Weaverville or beyond to calm Indians and prevent war. Use discretion but don’t use force if at all possible. Written at Headquarters, Pacific Division, San Francisco, July 27, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/29/1852

“From the Interior — Indian Difficulties on Rogue River.” Sacramento Daily Union, July 29, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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07/29/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to L. Lea, July 29, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong. Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 352 (688).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

07/29/1852

E.A. Hitchcock to R. McKee, July 29, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 359 (688).

Responds to McKee’s rebuttal regarding the improper sale of cattle.

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August

 

 

08/16/1852

Folder F3753:110, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Affidavit that George Thompson was Clerk, Company D, 2nd Battalion, Major Rogers, Company Commander for 73 days in 1851 and is due $365.00 by R. Frigalin, Company Commander, Company D. Attached power of attorney by Thompson assigning Frigalin to receipt for all amounts due. Written at Placer, August 6, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

08/17/1852

“Col. Freaner and Party.” Sacramento Daily Union, August 17, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/19/1852

Redick McKee to E.A. Hitchcock, August 19, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 359-360 (688).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

08/19/1852

Redick McKee to E.A. Hitchcock, August 19, 1851, Sen. Ex. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 359-360 (688).

Consists of further disagreement regarding any impropriety in the buying and selling of beef.

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08/19/1852

“Troops for the North.” Sacramento Daily Union, August 19, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

Dragoons proceeding to Shasta; other troops on Golden Gate (ship)

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08/26/1852

“[Of Late the Pitt River Indians.]” Sacramento Daily Union, August 26, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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08/31/1852

E. A. Hitchcock to the Adjutant General of the U.S. Army, August 31, 1852, document IV of the Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, p. 30 (659).

Letter; Part of Exhibit IV, “Reports from the Pacific Division — California and Oregon,” in “Report of the Secretary of War,” December 4, 1852.

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08/31/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, August 31, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 358 (688).

Provides Lea with updates regarding financial abuse accusation.

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September

 

 

09/02/1852

“Small Pox.” Sacramento Daily Union, September 2, 1852: p. 4, col. 1.

 

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09/02/1852

Folder F3753:203, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Report from Ben Wright, commander of a group of civilian volunteers to the citizens of Yreka over pursuit of Indians and running fight with them in Tulare Lake. Asks for supplies and 10 more recruits. Written at Bloody Point, September 2, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/04/1852

L. Lea to Edward F. Beale, September 4, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 28-29 (688).

States that Wozencraft has been removed from his position.

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09/04/1852

L. Lea to Edward F. Beale, September 4, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 29-30 (688).

Consists of post treaty appropriations for tribes.

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09/06/1852

Folder F3753:205, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Resolutions of citizens of Yreka concerning Indian depredations and settlers enroute from Tulare Lake. Forwarded to Governor Bigler. Written in Yreka, September 6, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/07/1852

Folder F3753:204, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Petition from citizens of Yreka to Governor Bigler asking for help from Indians and authority to officially enroll men now out as volunteer company. Enclose Wright’s report and resolutions of citizens committee. Written in Yreka, September 7, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/10/1852

Folder F3753:206, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Walter VanDyke to Governor Bigler acknowledging his letter concerning troops coming to area. Says Indian troubles have more or less ended. Written in Trinidad, September 10, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/14/1852

Memorandum of Conversation with Agent O.M. Wozencraft, September 14, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 368-369 (688).

 

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09/14/1852

Letter from O. M. Wozencraft to E. F. Beale, September 14, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Wozencraft submits his accounts and vouchers for review.

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09/15/1852

Folder F3753:207, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General E.A. Hitchcock, Company Commander, Pacific Division, to Governor Bigler telling him Major Fitzgerald was held up but now is on way to Siskiyou County to help citizens. Written at Headquarters Pacific Division, San Francisco, September 15, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/15/1852

L. Lea to Pearson B. Reading, September 15, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 31 (688).

Appoints Pearson B. Reading as a special agent.

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09/16/1852

Folder F3753:208, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

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Letter from Brigadier General E.A. Hitchcock, Company Commander, Pacific Division, to Governor Bigler enclosing copy of new instructions for Major Fitzgerald. Says can’t put post toward Oregon Train and has changed destination of some troops. Written at Headquarters, Pacific Division, San Francisco, September 16, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/16/1852

Folder F3753:209, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

 

Letter from E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General to Major E.H. Fitzgerald modifying his orders of July 27. He is to stay within 100 miles of Yreka during winter if he deems it possible and can send pack train back to Fort Redding for supplies. Written at Headquarters, Pacific Division, San Francisco, September 16, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/16/1852

E.F. Beale to Luke Lea, September 16, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 361 (688).

Reports mismanagement in relation to the beef contracts for the fulfillment of the stipulations of the treaties. Mentions the rejection of the treaties by the Senate.

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09/16/1852

Letter from Edward F. Beale to Luke Lea, September 16, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale reports mismanagement in relation to the beef contracts for the fulfillment of the stipulations of the treaties. He also mentions the rejection of the treaties by the Senate.

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09/17/1852

“U.S. Troops for Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, September 17, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

1st Regiment of Calvary proceeding to Shasta.

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09/18/1852

Letter from O. M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, September 18, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Wozencraft discusses vouchers from a previous communication.

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09/20/1852

“From Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, September 20, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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09/20/1852

Folder F3753:210, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from Brigadier General Hitchcock to Governor Bigler to the effect he has assigned Colonel George Wright and four companies, including two dragoons to Northern Districts to protect from Indians. Written at Headquarters, Pacific Division, Benicia, September 20, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

09/00/1852

Folder F3753:211, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Letter from H.S. Lewis (Ferries?) to Governor Bigler complaining of failure of State and Federal Governments to aid locals against Indians. Says people are talking of seizing state monies from County Treasure. Complains about U.S. Army – says can’t fight like Wayne and Jackson. Says send blank commissions and muster rolls, suggests men to organize companies. Written in Yreka, September 1852.

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09/21/1852

Joel H. Brooks to E.F. Beale, September 21, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 369-370 (688).

Records the beef shipments that were diverted from Indians.

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09/27/1852

“From the Interior — Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, September 27, 1852: p. 3, col. 1.

 

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09/30/1852

E.F. Beale to Luke Lea, September 30, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 366-367 (688).

States that Beale no longer has faith in the agents.

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09/30/1852

Letter from Edward F. Beale to Luke Lea, September 30, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale describes why he has lost faith in Indian agents, including Wozencraft, Barbour, McKee, and Johnston due to negligence on the fraudulent activities by beef cattle traders. Include statements made by H. C. Logan, Joel H. Brooks, E. A. Hitchcock, Levi Wells, and memorandum of conversation with O. M. Wozencraft.

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09/30/1852

Letter from O. M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, September 30, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Wozencraft discusses his desire to have his performance review conducted in person.

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09/30/1852

Redick McKee to Luke Lea, September 30, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 364-365 (688).

Transmits expenditure / account information. States desire to establish a military post near the Klamath and Shasta river.

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October

 

 

10/01/1852

Letter from O. M. Wozencraft to E. F. Beale, October 1, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Wozencraft discusses the charges from government accounts which he authorized.

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10/03/1852

Letter from O. M. Wozencraft to E. F. Beale, October 3, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Wozencraft writes about the beef cattle that he secured for the California Indians.

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10/04/1852

“From the Interior — Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, October 4, 1852: p. 2, col. 4.

 

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10/16/1852

Secondary Sources only:
Prucha, Francis Paul. A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States, 1789-1895. Madison: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 82.

Whiting, J.S. and Richard Whiting. Forts of the State of California. Lonview: Daily News Press, 1960, 38-39.

U.S. military post Fort Jones established on Scott River, in Scott’s Valley between the Salmon and Siskiyou mountains, around 15 miles from Yreka -Regular Army; evacuated 6/23/1858.

 

10/09/1852

“Indian Hunting.” Placer Herald, October 9, 1852: p. 2, col. 5.

 

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10/18/1852

Folder F3753:163, Military Department. Adjutant General. Indian War Papers, F3753, California State Archives.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org

Handwritten statement of service of T. Dunn for two months and 18 days for self and horse in Company A, California Rangers, Gila Expedition and an order on State Treasurer for $468.00, signed by J. Morehead, Quarter Master and Commissary General for California. Notation on back that can’t be paid until Paymaster Foster returns from Marysville. Note endorsed to one Havcock. Written October 18, 1852.

No copy of document; citation only.

 

10/29/1852

E. A. Hitchcock to the Adjutant General of the U.S. Army, October 29, 1852, document IV of the Report of the Secretary of War, Sen. Exec. Docs., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 30-31 (659).

 

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10/29/1852

E.F. Beale to L. Lea, October 29, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 373-374 (688).

Proposes post-treaty plan to establish outposts near Indian reservations.

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10/31/1852

E.A. Hitchcock to Luke Lea, October 31, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 374-375 (688).

States agreement with Beale’s plan to establish military outposts on reservations.

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November

11/01/1852

“From the Interior — Shasta.” Sacramento Daily Union, November 1, 1852: p. 3, col. 2.

The U.S. Troops under Fitzgerald

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11/01/1852

M18 Roll 40 Records of the OIA Registers of Ltrs. Received, 1824-1880; 1-1-1852 to 12-31-1852

Beale reports his arrival in San Francisco.
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11/01/1852

Letter from Henry Heth to I. McDowell, November 4, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Heth reports that the dealings with Indians in the country are on “as friendly a footing as could be expected”.

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11/10/1852

P. B. Reading to E.F. Beale, November 10, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 375-376 (688).

States agreement with Beale’s plan to establish military outposts on reservations

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11/11/1852

E.F. Beale to Benjamin D. Wilson, November 11, 1852, Sen. Ex. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, 376 (688).

Transmits list of items to be offered as presents to the Indians.

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11/11/1852

B.D. Wilson to E. F. Beale, November 11, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 376-377 (688).

Reports that the items sent as gifts from the government to the Indians are useless.

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11/15/1852

E.F. Beale to Luke Lea, November 15, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 375 (688).

Proposes the settlement of Indian affairs to the consideration of special agent P.B. Reading.

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11/20/1852

“Indian Movements.” Placer Herald, November 20, 1852: p. 1, col. 5.

 

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11/20/1852

O.M. Wozencraft to E. F. Beale, November 20, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, p. 405 (688).

Turns over all government property in Wozencraft’s possession.

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11/22/1852

E.F. Beale to Luke Lea, November 22, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 377-380 (688).

Reports the condition of the Indians and their relations to Whites throughout the state.

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11/22/1852

Letter from E.F. Beale to Agent B.D. Wilson, November 22, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale asks Wilson for his opinion regarding which sections of Indian Country are in need of the most protection and for the “best means of shielding the Los Angeles district from Indian depredations.”

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11/26/1852

Letter from O. M. Wozencraft to E. F. Beale, November 26, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Wozencraft describes all of the government property that he is returning.

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11/28/1852

Letter from E. F. Beale to Redick McKee, November 28, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale sends copies of correspondence with Agent McKee and outlines a suspension due to insubordination which the department will make the final decision on.

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11/30/1852

E.F. Beale to O.M. Wozencraft, November 30, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 389-390 (688).

No copy of document; citation only.

 

11/30/1852

Letter from E. F. Beale to O. M. Wozencraft, November 30, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale acknowledges the receipt of all of Wozencraft’s expenditures.

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11/30/1852

L. Lea, Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, November 30, 1852, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 1, Doc. 1, pp. 293-305 (658).

Discusses California on page 300.

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December

 

 

 

12/04/1852

“Indian Difficulties.” Sacramento Daily Union, December 4, 1852: p. 2, col. 2.

 

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12/04/1852

Alex H.H. Staurt, Report of the Secretary of the Interior, December 4, 1852, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 1, Doc. 1, pp. 25-49 (658).

Discusses California Indian Affairs on pg. 32.

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12/04/1852

C.M. Conrad, Report of the Secretary of War, December 4, 1852, Sen. Exec. Docs., Vol. 2, Doc. 1, pp. 3-12 (659).

 

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12/06/1852

Millard Fillmore, Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-Second Congress, December 6, 1852, Sen. Exec. Docs., 32 Cong., 2 Sess., Vol. 1, Doc. 1 pp. 3-21 (658).

Relevant discussion of California treaties on pgs. 10-11.

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12/14/1852

E.F. Beale to L. Lea, December 14, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 390-392 (688).

Proposes that a reservation be built between the San Joaquin and Fresno Rivers.

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12/15/1852

“Cruel Treatment of Indians in Contra Costa.” San Francisco Herald, December 15, 1852: p. 2, col. 3.

Slavery

No copy of document; citation only.

 

12/23/1852

Letter from Edward F. Beale to Luke Lea, December 23, 1852; December 14, 1852, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880; 35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 33.
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency Online Collection, American Indian Resources Center, County of Los Angeles Public Library.

Beale proposes that a reservation be built between the San Joaquin and Fresno Rivers.

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12/23/1852

E.F. Beale to L. Lea, December 23, 1852, in Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the correspondence between the Department of the Interior and the Indian agents and commissioners in California, Sen. Exec. Docs., 33 Cong., Spec. Sess., Doc. 4, pp. 392-393 (688).

 

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