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Mason, R. B. (Richard Barnes) 1797-1850

Overview
Works: 38 works in 46 publications in 2 languages and 73 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Maps  Archives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: KFC30,
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Most widely held works by R. B Mason
Laws for the better government of California : the preservation of order, and the protection of the rights of the inhabitants ... by California( Book )

3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Positions of the upper and lower gold mines on the South Fork of the American River, California, July 20th, 1848 by R. B Mason( )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extract from the regulations for collecting the tariff of duties on imports and tonnage by California( Book )

2 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proclamation ... Done at Monterey ... this 29th day of November, A.D., 1847 by California( Book )

1 edition published in 1847 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proclamation by California( Book )

2 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laws for the better government of California, the preservation of order, and the protection of the rights of the inhabitants, during the military occupation of the country by the forces of the United States by California( Book )

2 editions published between 1848 and 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of laws intended to be promulgated by R.B. Mason, Military Governor of the Territory of California, but rendered void before they could be disseminated, by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Police regulations, for the harbors of California by California( Book )

1 edition published in 1847 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gold regions of California by R. B Mason( Book )

2 editions published in 1849 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kirk Townsend letter to Richard Barnes Mason by John Kirk Townsend( )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Townsend discusses the estate of the late W.A. Leidesdorff
William A. Leidesdorff papers by William A Leidesdorff( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of letters, mostly received by Leidesdorff in the 1840s, concerning coastal trade and life in the mercantile business in San Francisco. There are also materials related to the Bear Flag revolt (1846) and the American occupation and establishment of American government in California
The Governor of California's, Colonel Mason's, official despatches concerning the gold districts. [A letter dated Aug. 17, 1848.] by R. B Mason( Book )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wilson & Co.'s weekly dispatch : subscription one cent per week, number 1, New York Monday, January 1, 1849, fifty-two cents a year by Wilson & Co. (N.Y.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1849 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters pertaining to Virginia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A group of miscellaneous letters pertaining to Virginia contains two letters from Virginia army officers, 1821 and 1824. The first, from James Bankhead, Fort Johnson, discusses military recruitment and mentions General Gaines and Major Glassell, and the second from Mann Page Lomax to Richard Barnes Mason discusses the purchase of uniform accessories
Proclamation. To the people of Upper California by California( Book )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Juan Murrieta diaries, record books, and family materials by Juan Murrieta( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection of items related to Juan Murrieta and the Houghton and Donner families, predominantly covering the years from 1848 to 1934. Includes seven diaries and record books (most in Spanish) kept by Juan Murrieta between 1858 and 1934, and which include references to his bank accounts at California Bank, First National Bank, and Security Trust and Savings Bank, as well as listings of accounts kept for his children Henry (1931), Lita (1931), and A.J. (1922-1926). Other personal items belonging to Murrieta include his 1868 United States citizenship certificate, his 1868 renouncement of allegiance to the Queen of Spain, and his 1926 United States passport, as well as a 1983 letter from Sherman Block to Mrs. William R. Smith regarding Murrieta's time with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (including 2 photographs). Also included are a variety of items related to Sherman Otis Houghton and Eliza Poor Donner Houghton, the parents of Murrieta's daughter Lita's husband Sherman Jr. Sherman Houghton items include two letters from Henry Wagner Halleck (1861, regarding land in San Jose and the Donner Grant), a printed argument with map regarding the acquisition of land in California by the Southern Pacific Railroad Company (1876), miscellaneous notes on court cases, and a list of Houghton's military, judicial, and military appointments. Eliza Donner Houghton items include a letter from Eliza to Major Edwin A. Sherman (1910, regarding James Reed, the Donner Party, land in San Jose, and Eliza's friendships with William T. Sherman, John A. Sutter, and Jessie Benton Fremont), a letter from Robert A. Poppe (1912, including photographs of the "Sonoma House"), and a copy of the certificate of her marriage to Houghton. Other items include a general letter to stockholders of the Union Oil Company of California (1932), a letter from Richard Barnes Mason to Roger Jones (typescript, 1848, regarding the successes of the Tenth Military Department), a letter from Jonathan Drake Stevenson to Mason (typescript, 1848, regarding his shock at the disbanding of the First Regiment of New York Volunteers and complaints against Mormons and Indians), a photograph of the Murrieta Rancho (c.1885), a photograph of a Southern Pacific Railroad car decorated for the arrival of President Benjamin Harrison (1891), a plat map of the Pauba Rancho (1858-1859), and a Donner Party scrapbook which includes items on the Pioneer Monument at Donner Lake, Georgia A. Donner (Mrs. Babcock), C.T. Stanton, W.C. and Mary Graves, the Breen family, and various newspaper clippings on the Donner Party
State Dept of California, Monterey, to Col. R.B. Mason commanding 10th Mil. Dept and Governor of California by H. W Halleck( )

1 edition published in 1849 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contemporary copy of a Mar. 1, 1849, study by Halleck of California public land laws under the Spanish and Mexican governments, prepared at the request of R.B. Mason, California's military governor
 
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Alternative Names
Mason, Richard Barnes, 1797-1850

Richard Barnes Mason Amerikaans officier (1797-1850)

Richard Barnes Mason Militärgouverneur von Kalifornien

ریچارد بارنز میسون

Languages
English (44)

German (1)