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Guide to the Richard Barnes Mason Papers, 1847-1848
BANC MSS C-A 107  
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Boggs, Lilburn W., 1792-1860


To James F. Reed. Written as Alcalde of Sonoma. With order by Mason to Folsom to pay the account. June 24, 1847


Statement of allowances made by special court appointed by Mason. Oct. 30, 1847


Marcy, William George, d. 1896


To Mason re provisions in California. Oct. 10, 1847


Marcy, William Learned, 1786-1857


To Mason, Oct. 13, 1847 (copy)


Mason, Richard Barnes, 1797-1850


4 letters to José Mariano Bonilla, Alcalde of San Luis Obispo, 1847-1848. Include appointment of John Miguel Price as Alcalde of San Luis Obispo.


Letter to George Gibson, Aug. 29, 1848


Letter to Governor of New York, Mar. 10, 1848


Letters (4) to Roger Jones, 1848 (photocopy only). Contain descriptions of California gold mines, etc., and problems of government in Alta California.


Letter to John Price, Mar. 21, 1848, containing instructions for dealing with Indian depredations around San Luis Obispo.


Circulars, 1847-1848: re customs' collection, civil marriages, civil fund


Appointment of Jacob R. Snyder and Timothy Murphy, commissioners, to examine records of John H. Nash, Alcalde of Sonoma, Aug. 26, 1847


Orders no. 37, re martial law


Custom House and Port regulations for harbors of California, July 26, 1848 (copy)


Proclamation, Nov. 29, 1847, prohibiting sale of liquor to Indians.


Proclamation, Dec. 27, 1847, concerning Sonorenians, in English and Spanish


Proclamation, July 24, 1848, re military deserters


Proclamation, Aug. 7, 1848, re treaty with Mexico


Reward for apprehension of deserters, May 1847 (in Spanish)