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1839 – California: A History Of Upper And Lower California From Their First Discovery To The Present Time, Alexander Forbes Nov 2016

1839 – California: A History Of Upper And Lower California From Their First Discovery To The Present Time, Alexander Forbes

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The first full account in English to relate exclusively to California, this book covers the history, climate, soil, natural productions, agriculture, and commerce, as well as the establishment of the missions and the conditions of the “free and domesticated” Indians. It includes an appendix on steam navigation in the Pacific.


1862 - Reports Of Land Cases Determined In The United States District Court, Northern District Of California, Volume 1, Ogden Hoffman, District Judge Nov 2016

1862 - Reports Of Land Cases Determined In The United States District Court, Northern District Of California, Volume 1, Ogden Hoffman, District Judge

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

This report covers all of the opinions delivered by Judge Hoffman during the June 1853 to June 1858 terms of the Northern District Court of California relating to land cases. It includes a list of the Governors of California from its first settlement together with an early history of Upper California. The Appendix contains a table of all land claims presented to the Board of Land Commissioners including the number of each Commission docket number (GLO), District Court case number, corresponding number from the Jimeño Index, the name of the claimant, the original grantee, the date of the grant, the ...


1907 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1906 Jul 2016

1907 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1906

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1907 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1906, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1919 - Summary Of The Annual Reports Of The Farm Advisors Of California, Circular No. 208 Jul 2016

1919 - Summary Of The Annual Reports Of The Farm Advisors Of California, Circular No. 208

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The report discusses in some detail establishment of the Agricultural extension organization ultimately in every county by the placement of a farm advisor or county agent. In California, the local farm bureau acted as a cooperating agency through which the farm advisor could reach a wide range of activities; i.e., advice from the best farmers in the county as to what could be done and how to do it, ability to reach every community in the county, and provide a plan for organized self-help. The farm advisors coordinated the efforts of Federal, State and local agricultural organizations to encourage ...


1893 - Resources Of California, H. H. Markham Jul 2016

1893 - Resources Of California, H. H. Markham

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

This 1893 publication that highlights the resources of the State of California was prepared in response to State legislation requiring that the report be prepared for distribution at the World's Columbian Exposition. It includes a description of each county, including area, population, chief industry, climate and soils, that would assist the intending settler "in forming his judgment as to which part of the State offered immediate advantages in the pursuit of the vocation he chose to follow."


1901 - Report Of Irrigation Investigations In California Jul 2016

1901 - Report Of Irrigation Investigations In California

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The 1901 Report of the Irrigation Investigations in California under the auspices of Elwood Mead, Expert in Charge was premised on the growing value and increasing scarcity of water creating, in turn, the need for better laws to control the distribution of streams in California. In order to promote the more rapid and successful development of the State's resources, the general conclusions of those taking part in the investigations indicated the need for and nature of the reforms required to put agriculture under irrigation on a ore enduring and satisfactory basis.


1893 - History Of Political Conventions In California, 1849-1892, Winfield J. Davis Jul 2016

1893 - History Of Political Conventions In California, 1849-1892, Winfield J. Davis

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The manuscript and copyright of this 1893 book written by Winfred J. Davis was purchased by the California State Library with the proviso that the Library publish the book thereby ensuring that it was preserved and made accessible. The document details the history of the California Political Conventions between 1849 and 1892 covering, but not limited to, the conventions held by the Democrats, Whigs, No-Nothing Party, Republicans, settlers and miners, Temperance, Douglas Democrats, and Breckenridge Democrats.


1982 - Grants Of Land In California Made By Spanish Or Mexican Authorities Jul 2016

1982 - Grants Of Land In California Made By Spanish Or Mexican Authorities

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The 1982 California State Land Commission publication provides the historical background of landownership in California that led to the private land claims and subsequent patents issued. Contains discussion of the missions, presidios and pueblos. Provides a listing by each county of the name of the rancho (grant), patentee, patent date, patent number, watercourse, Township and Range, and the amount of acreage.


1886 - The Irrigation Question, Memorandum Transmitted To The Legislature Of California, Wm. Ham. Hall Jul 2016

1886 - The Irrigation Question, Memorandum Transmitted To The Legislature Of California, Wm. Ham. Hall

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The 1886 abstract prepared by William H. Hall of a report he would write on the question of irrigation in California. Hall notes the lack of useful irrigation laws, the detriment, noting that English law of riparian rights should not become a rule of property in California. Hall discusses the need for irrigation in California to be a necessary common or public use of waters that would be founded upon public control of water supplies and this must rest on public ownership of streams.