Report of the debates in the Convention of California, on the formation of the state constitution, in September and October, 1849 (Book, 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
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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; John Thomas Towers; California. Constitutional Convention; California.
Publisher: Washington : Printed by John T. Towers, 1850.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : 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: Printed books
constitutions
Debates
Constitutions
Débats
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)654476750
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Ross Browne; John Thomas Towers; California. Constitutional Convention; California.
OCLC Number: 4659203
Notes: "Constitution of the state of California": pages iii-xiii.
Description: 479, xlvi pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Proclamation of the Governor --
Journal of proceedings, and Report of the debates --
List of delegates --
Appendix. Constitution of California --
Memorial --
Digest of Spanish laws supposed to be in existence in California at the time of the adoption of the state Constitution --
Official correspondence.
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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