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" Secretary of the Navy. Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all Upper California at this time, growing out of the maddening effects of the gold mania. I am sorry to say that even in this squadron some of the officers are a little... "
Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ... - Page 8
by United States. Congress. Senate
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A Tour of Duty in California: Including a Description of the Gold Region ...

Joseph Warren Revere - California - 1849 - 305 pages
...dated October 25. 1848, from Commodore Jones to the Honorable Secretary of the Navy. Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all Upper...enclosed paper, addressed to three of the lieutenants. I am, however, happy to say that I have not been disappointed in the good effect of the means employed...
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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 2

History, Modern - 1849
...letter No. 34, October 25, 1848, from Commodore Jones to the Secretary of the Navy. " Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all upper...California at this time, growing out of the maddening effect of the gold mania. I am sorry to say that even in this squadron some of the officers are a little...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1853
...address a letter to the Hon. Secretary of the Navy, in which were the following remarks: "Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all Upper...of the times, as you will perceive by the enclosed letter addressed to three of the lieutenants." Said remarks being, in thought, word, and intent, a...
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Oregon and California in 1848, Volume 2

Jessy Quinn Thornton - California - 1864
...34, October 25, 1848, from Commodore Jones to the Honorable Secretary of the Navy. . " Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all Upper...exigencies of the times, as you will perceive by the inclosed paper, addressed to three of the lieutenants. I am, however, happy to say that I have not...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1846-1850 ...

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1881
...October 25, 1848, Commodore Jones reports from Monterey to the Secretary of the Navy: "Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all Upper...of the maddening effects of the gold mania. * * * I shall be enabled to keep on this coast until the whirlwind of anarchy and confusion confounded is superseded...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1846-1850 ...

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1881
...reports from Monterey to the Secretary of the Navy: "Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable 6tate of things in all Upper California at this time, growing...of the maddening effects of the gold mania. * * * I shall be enabled to keep on this coast until the whirlwind of anarchy and confusion confounded is superseded...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1846-1850 ...

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1881
...into the October 25, 1848, Commodore Jones reports from Monterey to the of the Navy: "Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all Upper California at this time, growing out of the ttiaclc3ening effecfs of the gold mania. * * * I shall be enabled to k•eej> on this coast until the...
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Lewis Cass

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin - Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 - 1899 - 390 pages
...gold when once they had reached the fabled coast. "Nothing, sir," wrote Commodore Jones from Monterey, "can exceed the deplorable state of things in all...time, growing out of the maddening effects of the gold mania."1 He described the country as in a very "whirlwind of anarchy and confusion confounded," where...
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Edward Fitzgerald Beale, a Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822-1903

Stephen Bonsal - California - 1912 - 312 pages
...upper California at this time and of the maddening effect of the gold mania. I am sorry to say that in this squadron some of the officers are a little...manifested restlessness under moderate restrictions. For the present, and I fear for years to come, [the Commodore continues] it will be impossible for...
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Edward Fitzgerald Beale, a Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822-1903

Stephen Bonsal - California - 1912 - 312 pages
...reported: "Even men having balances due them of over one thousand dollars have deserted. Nothing, sir, can exceed the deplorable state of things in all upper California at this time and of the maddening effect of the gold mania. I am sorry to say that in this squadron some of the...
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