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Guide to the Bennet Riley Papers, 1849
BANC MSS C-A 118  
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volume Vol. 1

Riley, Bennet

 

Appointment of Elisha Oscar Crosby, Prefect for Sacramento. Sept. 27, 1849

 

Proclamation to the people of California, Oct. 12, 1849. Re submitting new constitution to vote (photocopy in v.2)

 

Proclamation designating Thanksgiving day. Oct. 24, 1849

 

Proclamation re ratification of constitution, Dec. 12, 1849 (duplicate copy in v. 2)

 

Proclamation in which Riley tenders his resignation. Dec. 20, 1849

 

Pico, Antonio María

 

Petition that absence on official business not jeopardize his title to rancho El Pescadero. With signed order by Riley. Dec. 4, 1849

volume Vol. 2

Riley, Bennet

 

Proclamation, in Spanish, calling for election of delegates to constitutional convention (incomplete) June 3,1849

 

Proclamation to people of San Francisco re usurpation of civil powers. June 4, 1849 (photocopy only)

 

Proclamation naming Hopeful Toler notary public and translator for San Francisco. Aug. 13, 1849

 

Letter to Joseph Hooker, defending actions as Governor of California. Aug. 30, 1849

 

Letter to Financial Committee of Constitutional Convention, Sept. 19, 1849

 

Letter to Prefect of San Luis Obispo, announcing election of Pablo de la Guerra as representative to the Senate, Nov. 20, 1849 (copy, in Spanish)