Report of the debates in the Convention of California, on the formation of the state constitution, in September and October, 1849. (Microform, 1850) [WorldCat.org]
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Report of the debates in the Convention of California, on the formation of the state constitution, in September and October, 1849.

Author: J Ross Browne; California. Constitutional Convention
Publisher: Washington, Printed by J.T. Towers, 1850.
Series: Western Americana, 1550-1900, reel 88, no. 896.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Conference publication : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Ross Browne (1817-1875) of Kentucky, the official reporter for the California State Constitutional Convention of September-October 1849, came to California in 1849 as an employee of the government revenue service. He traveled widely in the next two decades before settling down in Oakland. Report of the debates of the Convention of California (1850) comprises the official records of the convention. Browne had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Constitution
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
California. Constitutional Convention (1849).
Report of the debates in the Convention of California.
Washington, Printed by J.T. Towers, 1850
(OCoLC)794350537
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Ross Browne; California. Constitutional Convention
OCLC Number: 14867621
Notes: "Constitution of the state of California": pages [iii]-xiii
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. New Haven, Conn., Research Publications, 1975. 1 reel. 35 mm. (Western Americana, Reel 88, no. 896).
Description: 479, xlvi pages, 1 leaf 23 cm
Contents: Proclamation of Gen. Riley, dated June 3d, 1849. --
Journal of proceedings, and Report of the debates. --
List of delegates. --
Appendix: Constitution of California. --
Memorial. --
Digest of Spanish laws ... in existence in California ... --
Official correspondence.
Series Title: Western Americana, 1550-1900, reel 88, no. 896.
Responsibility: By J. Ross Browne.

Abstract:

John Ross Browne (1817-1875) of Kentucky, the official reporter for the California State Constitutional Convention of September-October 1849, came to California in 1849 as an employee of the government revenue service. He traveled widely in the next two decades before settling down in Oakland. Report of the debates of the Convention of California (1850) comprises the official records of the convention. Browne had been a shorthand reporter for the U.S. Senate before coming west, and he provides transcripts of the proclamation calling the convention, proceedings of the convention, text of the state constitution adopted by the delegates, and official correspondence regarding the convention and the institution of state government under that constitution.

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