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1798 - Message From The President Of The United States, Accompanying A Report To Him From The Secretary Of State, And Sundry Documents Reltaive To The Affairs Of The United States On The Mississippi; The Intercourse With The Indian Nations And The Inexecution Of The Treat Between The United States And Spain Feb 2019

1798 - Message From The President Of The United States, Accompanying A Report To Him From The Secretary Of State, And Sundry Documents Reltaive To The Affairs Of The United States On The Mississippi; The Intercourse With The Indian Nations And The Inexecution Of The Treat Between The United States And Spain

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

This publication contains the January 23, 1798, report of President John Adams concerning the situation of the United States affair in the territories, the incursion of England from Canada on the Mississippi River, Indian relations, and the unsigned treaty with Spain. Also contained in this book is a report from the Secretary of State, as well as a number of documents relating to the problems encountered on the Mississippi River and the unexecuted treaty with Spain.


1885 - Royal Commission On Water Supply Irrigation In Western America, First Progress Report. A. Deakin Jan 2019

1885 - Royal Commission On Water Supply Irrigation In Western America, First Progress Report. A. Deakin

Related Research and Documents

A report prepared for the members of the Australian Royal Commission on Water Supply concerning irrigation in Western America as it related to water supply conditions in Australia, including a discussion of the historic irrigation practices on the North America continent, extent of irrigation in the West and various irrigation laws.


1881 - History Of Monterey County From The Early Days Down To The Present Time Jan 2019

1881 - History Of Monterey County From The Early Days Down To The Present Time

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

The book provides a chronological look at early California and Monterey County history beginning in the 1500s up to 1880s, along with descriptions of the scenery, farms, residences, public buildings, factories, hotels, schools and churches. The book contains over 100 illustrations, maps, charts and diagrams. Biographical sketches of prominent Monterey County citizens are included.


1851 - Monterey County, California, Assessment Roll Jan 2019

1851 - Monterey County, California, Assessment Roll

Annual Tax Records

A list of 1851 Monterey County taxpayers and the total number of acres on which they were assessed.


1916 - The Establishment Of State Government In California, Cardinal Goodwin Jan 2019

1916 - The Establishment Of State Government In California, Cardinal Goodwin

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

This work covers the period in California history from 1846 to 1847. The introductory chapter traces, briefly, the extension of American influence over the territory from an early date to the complete of the conquest. Following the first chapter is a more detailed account of the period of military rule an the resulting political unrest. The work of the Convention of 1849 and the election, organization and enactments of the first Legislature have been given due consideration. Chapter 18 dealt with the admission of California into the Union and the final chapter contains statistics on the population, professions and occupations ...


1883 - A Popular History Of California _ From The Earliest Period Of Its Discovery To The Present Time, Lucia Norman Jan 2019

1883 - A Popular History Of California _ From The Earliest Period Of Its Discovery To The Present Time, Lucia Norman

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Published originally in 1867, this second edition included events that transpired during the intervening years (1867-1883). Topics covered included, but not limited to, were a eescription of California, it’s discovery, the sufferings of Cortez and his Followers, Spaniards neglect of California, the commerce of Spain disrupted by Privateers, Viscaino’s second expedition, Father Salva-Tierra at San Dionysio, the insurrection of the Pericues, earliest settlements in Upper California, the Discovery of the Bay of San Francisco, establishment of missions, Mission Delores, the state of the converted Indians, Captain John A. Sutter, Stockton subjugation of California, California ceded to the United ...


1884 – Outline Of Matter And Advance Sheets On The Report On The Legislative, Administrative, Technical And Practical Problems Of Irrigation, William Ham. Hall Jan 2019

1884 – Outline Of Matter And Advance Sheets On The Report On The Legislative, Administrative, Technical And Practical Problems Of Irrigation, William Ham. Hall

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Prepared by William Ham. Hall, this publication was an exhibit transmitted to the California State Legislature concerning the extent and character of the Report on the Problems of Irrigation then in the course of preparation and publication by the State Engineer. While the first 32 pages of this book contain a Table of Contents or Outline of Matter for each chapter of the entire work, from which a fair idea could be formed of its scope, system of arrangement, and degree of completeness. The remaining 272 pages contain the text of about three-fifths of the First Book of the work ...


1898 - History Of California, Volume 4, Theodore Henry Hittell Jan 2019

1898 - History Of California, Volume 4, Theodore Henry Hittell

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Author Hittell wrote about the lives and times during the tenures of the California governors during the second half of the eighteen hundreds including: Peter H. Burnett; John McDougal; John Bigler; John Neely Johnson; John B.. Weller; Milton S. Latham; John G. Downey; Leland Stanford; Frederick F. Low; Henry Huntly Haight; Newton Booth; Romualdo Pacheco; William Irwin; George Clement Perkins; George Stoneman; Washington Bartlett; Robert W. Waterman; Henry Markham; and James Budd. Hittell also wrote about the Pacific Railroads and Second Constitutional Convention. The book also contains an index (141 pages) that includes the contents of Volumes 1-4 of the ...


1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell Jan 2019

1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Hittell dedicated the first portion of Volume 3 to early mining times in California including Pioneer mines, miners and mining appliances, Northern California mines, Southern California mines, gold distribution and gold rushes, struggles for organization and order, evolution of mining laws, and the lynch-law in the mines. Hittell wrote at considerable length about the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1851 and 1856, progress made in San Francisco, city debts, land sales, bank failures of 1855, growth of the State of California, People's Party reform, squatters, Land Commission Act, Joaquin Murieta and his banditti, Californian Filibusters, discovery of Humboldt Bay ...


1890 - Spanish Colonization In The Southwest, Frank Wilson Blackmar Jan 2019

1890 - Spanish Colonization In The Southwest, Frank Wilson Blackmar

Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish

This publication addressed Spanish policy relating to colonization, comparison of Spanish colonies with those of the Romans, attempts to settle California and New Mexico, the mission system, civic colonies (pueblo), presidios, presidial pueblo, and land grants to settlers.


1889 - Sixty Years In California, William Heath Davis Jan 2019

1889 - Sixty Years In California, William Heath Davis

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The author, who arrived in Alta California in 1831, wrote about his extended experience as it related to the manners and customs of the people, their methods of trade, of social and political history of the Mexican government and of its successor, the Territory and then State of California, The book covers 60 years of history of events and life in California; the personal, political and military, under the Mexican Regime, during the quasi-military government of the Territory by the United States, and after the Admission of California into the Union. While the 63 chapters cover a broad and detailed ...


1901 - Irrigation In The United States - Testimony Of Elwood Mead Before U.S. Industrial Commission, June 11-12, 1901 Jan 2019

1901 - Irrigation In The United States - Testimony Of Elwood Mead Before U.S. Industrial Commission, June 11-12, 1901

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

Professor Elwood Mead, expert in charge of the Irrigation Investigations of the United States Department of Agriculture, appeared before the United States Industrial Commission on June 11 and 12, 1901, to testify on the subject of irrigation in the United States. His testimony presented a review of the irrigation situation in the United States, including not only the arid region of the West, but also the humid sections of the South and East, where in two States alone more land had been brought under irrigation during the past five years than in any single State in the arid region during ...


1901 - The Transition Period Of California From A Province Of Mexico In 1846 To A State Of The American Union In 1850 Jan 2019

1901 - The Transition Period Of California From A Province Of Mexico In 1846 To A State Of The American Union In 1850

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

A detailed description of events that transpired from 1846 when to 1850 when California became a state of the United States of America. The author gives a brief account of peoples already living in California and events preceding the war with Mexico. He discusses efforts by other countries to get a foothold in California, the war with Mexico, the treaty, the conventions held to establish California first as a territory and then as a state.


1899 - List Of Printed Maps, Map Department, California State Library Jan 2019

1899 - List Of Printed Maps, Map Department, California State Library

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

A finding list of printed maps that were found in the Map Department of the California State Library as of November 1899.


1910 - The United States Consulate In California Jan 2019

1910 - The United States Consulate In California

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

This is the story of the first and only United States consulate in California. Thomas Oliver Larkin served in four different official capacities under the United States government -- as United States consul in California from 1844 to 1848; as confidential agent of the government from 1846 to 1848; as navy agent from 1847 to 1849; and as a naval store keeper from 1847 to 1848. Rumors of war with Mexico over Texas and later with England over the Oregon boundary reach California.

When Larkin became consul for the United States, the US consular service was on an uncertain basis both ...


Navigating Sino-American Business Relationships, Ryan Stenquist Jan 2019

Navigating Sino-American Business Relationships, Ryan Stenquist

Marriott Student Review

Relationships between American and Chinese companies have never been more important or profitable as they are now. With linguistic, moral, governmental, and legal systems developed entirely independent of each other for thousands of years, these relationships also prove the most difficult and complex to navigate. This article explores mistakes foreigners often make while doing business in China, the current environment and culture of joint ventures with native Chinese, and how to succeed in the challenging yet rewarding economy now opening up to the world.


1913 - Guide To Materials For The History Of The United States In The Principal Archives Of Mexico; Herbert Eugene Bolton Jan 2019

1913 - Guide To Materials For The History Of The United States In The Principal Archives Of Mexico; Herbert Eugene Bolton

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

This preliminary report about the materials pertaining to the United States located in the Mexican archives was based upon what was actually found, prepared wholly for utilitarian purposes, and not a definitive treatise on the Mexican archives. It should be regarded as a compilation of notes, taken by one primarily interested in knowing and recording the whereabouts and nature of materials for United States history, and put in the most convenient form consonant with that purpose. There was included in the report, necessarily, many references to characters and events of Mexican history proper, especially those which have had close connection ...


The Santa Clara, 2019-01-17, Santa Clara University Jan 2019

The Santa Clara, 2019-01-17, Santa Clara University

The Santa Clara

No abstract provided.


1923 - California County Boundaries With Maps, Owen C. Coy Jan 2019

1923 - California County Boundaries With Maps, Owen C. Coy

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The object of this volume is to present a brief but comprehensive account of the formation of the counties of California, together with a more detailed study of the location and changes in the county boundaries. Beginning with the first legislature, in 1849, which divided the state into twenty-seven counties, the agitation for new counties and for county boundary changes has continued down to the present time, when there are fifty-eight counties, with consequent radical changes in boundary lines.


1920 - Third Biennial Report Of The State Water Commission Of California Jan 2019

1920 - Third Biennial Report Of The State Water Commission Of California

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The California State Water Commission was created to carry out the terms of the Water Commission Act passed by the Legislature in 1913, and approved under referendum December 19, 1914. This act provides for a definite record of water right titles and constitutes a code of water law governing the use of surface water and underground water :flowing through known and definite channels, based upon rights by appropriation. It is designed to serve three main purposes.

First-To provide a definite system for public supervision of the initiation of water rights acquired subsequent to the adoption of the act and a ...


1919 - Catalogue Of Materials In The Archivo General De Indias For The History Of The Pacific Coast And The American Southwest, Chapman Jan 2019

1919 - Catalogue Of Materials In The Archivo General De Indias For The History Of The Pacific Coast And The American Southwest, Chapman

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The Sevillian archive, Archivo General de Indias, contained a wealth of materials on almost every conceivable subject in Spanish colonial administration and was the most valuable single archive on that field in existence. As of 1919, much material of the Spanish period relating to regions now within the United States was still found in various local archives. The report listed the pertinent files on California history in general and that of regions in the direct line of approach to California, especially Baja California and Sonora but also affairs of the easterly provinces of the northern frontier from Nueva Vizcaya to ...


Global Standards For Securities Holding Infrastructures: A Soft Law/Fintech Model For Reform, Charles W. Mooney Jr. Jan 2019

Global Standards For Securities Holding Infrastructures: A Soft Law/Fintech Model For Reform, Charles W. Mooney Jr.

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

Intermediaries such as stockbrokers and banks are ubiquitous in global securities markets, playing essential roles in markets, including trading, settling trades, and post-settlement holding of securities. This essay focuses in particular on the roles of intermediaries in securities holding systems. It proposes an IOSCO-led “soft-law-to-hard-law” approach to the development of Global Standards for reforms to these holding systems. States would be expected to adopt “hard law” reforms through statutory and regulatory adjustments to securities holding systems. The reforms would embrace not only important standards of a functional and regulatory nature, but also holistic standards relating to the private law, insolvency ...


1939 - Bulletin 18-F, California Irrigation District Laws, Revised Jan 2019

1939 - Bulletin 18-F, California Irrigation District Laws, Revised

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Bulletin 18-F is the eleventh volume in this series of publications. It includes the text of the California Districts Securities Commission Act and the four district acts that have been most used in creating organizations for the development and distribution of water for irrigation.

Following each legislative session since 1919, the Division of Water Resources and its predecessors, the Department of Engineering, and the Division of Engineering and Irrigation, have compiled and issued revised editions of these laws to include the numerous amendments and additions that have been adopted to meet changing requirements found necessary under operating conditions.


1929 - California Irrigation Districts, Bulletin No. 21 Jan 2019

1929 - California Irrigation Districts, Bulletin No. 21

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The investigation is an enlargement of a study outlined February, 1926, by the late state engineer, Wilbur F. McClure, and cooperating agencies. Work on the project was suspended in 1927 but was resumed early in 1928 at the request of the California Economic Research Council, whose committee on irrigation economics prepared the schedule used in the field investigation.

An earlier report on this subject by the same author covered the situation up to 1915, and was published as Bulletin 2 of the State Department of Engineering. This report, together with Bulletin 2, presented the most complete information it had been ...


1923 - Irrigation Requirements Of California Lands, Bulletin No. 6, Appendix B, Report To The Legislature Jan 2019

1923 - Irrigation Requirements Of California Lands, Bulletin No. 6, Appendix B, Report To The Legislature

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The legislature of 1921 appropriated $200,000 for an investigation of California's water resources by the State Department of Public Works, Division of Engineering and Irrigation. Accordingly, an engineering investigation was completed.

California's agricultural lands are those portions of the state that have suitable soils, disposed in appreciable areas of regular surface conformation, favorable climate, and other requisite conditions for the production of harvestable crops. Included in these, are lands at present deficient in natural moisture, but more or less conveniently situated for the ultimate acquisition of an accessory water supply. These agricultural lands produced, or were capable ...


1994 - Monterey County Water Resources Agency Ordinance 03790 Jan 2019

1994 - Monterey County Water Resources Agency Ordinance 03790

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

This ordinance provides for the management of all groundwater wells within the Castroville Seawater Intrusion Project area, known as Zone 2B, following the completion and start-up of the Castroville Seawater Intrusion Project. It prohibited and otherwise restricted pumping from groundwater wells in Zone 2B, and it provided for the classification of the various wells, for the maintenance and limited operation of standby wells, and for the destruction of abandoned wells, contaminated wells, wells that allow cross-contamination of aquifers in intruded areas, and other wells. The ordinance established a procedure for the destruction of wells, a variance procedure, an appeals procedure ...


2011 - Economic Contributions Of Monterey County Agriculture Jan 2019

2011 - Economic Contributions Of Monterey County Agriculture

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

This report analyzed Monterey County agriculture’s total contribution to the local economy. The findings offered the fullest picture yet of agriculture’s economic role. This report should be of interest to policymakers, the public, and anyone who values a vibrant local economy.

The calculations were drawn from local and national sources. Local sources include annual Crop Reports and industry experts. Local experts included local economists, agriculture industry organizations, and the 13-person Agricultural Advisory Committee for Monterey County that provided input into the research. National data sources included federal government statistics and a widely used economic modeling program called IMPLAN ...


1994 - Agriculture, Water And California's Drought Of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.Pdf Jan 2019

1994 - Agriculture, Water And California's Drought Of 1987-92, Kenneth W. Umbach.Pdf

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The purpose of this paper was to summarize the 1987-1992 drought in the context of agriculture and water in California, to examine the types of response that farmers and institutions could and did use, and to draw lessons from that experience. California would be challenged as it grappled with population growth and environmental concerns. In view of the demand on water supplies made by California's agricultural sector (77 to 80 percent of the "developed" water used in the state, it was especially important to review those responses.


2000 - Preparing For California's Next Drought -- Changes Since 1987-92 Jan 2019

2000 - Preparing For California's Next Drought -- Changes Since 1987-92

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The purpose of this report is to review items that the California Department of Water Resources should consider in near-term drought planning, putting California’s conditions today into perspective with experiences gained in the 1987-92 drought. The report begins with an overview of California hydrology and water supply, then describes conditions encountered in the 1987-92 drought. Changed conditions since that drought are summarized, and their implications discussed. The report concludes with a list of actions that the Department could take to respond to future drought conditions.


The Santthe Santa Clara, 2019-01-10, Santa Clara University Jan 2019

The Santthe Santa Clara, 2019-01-10, Santa Clara University

The Santa Clara

No abstract provided.