Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

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Donors to the California Historical Society
volume 81, no. 3/4

INDIVIDUALS

The California Historical Society is deeply grateful to the following individual donors for their contributions in the 12 months ended September 30, 2002:

$150,000 or more

Dr. A. Jess Shenson (deceased), San Francisco

$25,000 to $100,000

Ms. Lucia Woods Lindley, Evanston, IL

Miss Jane Newhall, San Francisco

$10,000 to $24,999

Mrs. William Goodan, Pasadena

Hon. Robert M. Hertzberg, Sacramento

Mr. & Mrs. George W. Rowe, San Francisco

Mr. John A. Traina, Jr., San Francisco

$5,000 to $9,999

Donald D. Crawford, Jr., The Sea Ranch

Drs. Maribelle & Stephen Leavitt, Sonoma

Mr. Peter Johnson Musto, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. John T. Olds, San Francisco

$1,000 to $4,999

Mr. & Mrs. George D. Basye, Sacramento

Jan Berckefeldt, Lafayette

Mr. & Mrs. Andrew E. Bogen, Santa Monica

Ms. Elizabeth J. Brainard, Los Angeles

Mr. Donald W. Davis, Belvedere

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Davis, Fullerton

Mr. & Mrs. Reid W. Dennis, Woodside

Ms. Linda S. Dickason, San Marino

Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth D. Gardner, Jr., Albuquerque, NM

Mr. Richard N. Goldman, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Alfred C. Harrison, Jr., San Francisco

Mr. Louis H. Heilbron, San Francisco

Ms. Deirdre H. Henderson, San Francisco

Glen D. & Alison J. Holtby, Cupertino

Mrs. Douglas Johnson, Belvedere

Guy Lampard & Suzanne Badenhoop, Mill Valley

Mr. & Mrs. A. M. D. Lampen, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Melvin B. Lane, Menlo Park

Mr. Hollis G. Lenderking, Palo Alto

Mr. Robert S. Macfarlane, Jr., Scottsdale, AZ

Mr. & Mrs. Greg Martin, Rutherford

Mr. Ray McDevitt, Mill Valley

Mr. Jay D. McEvoy, San Francisco

Mrs. Nan Tucker McEvoy, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Donald C. McNear, San Francisco

Mr. Robert A. McNeely, San Diego

Dr. Arthur Mejia, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Burnett Miller, Sacramento

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Moore, Jr., San Francisco

Mr. Michael D. Newman, Los Angeles

Dr. Douglas K. Ousterhout, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Julian Peabody, San Francisco

Mr. David W. Pettus, Burlingame

George & Edith Piness, Mill Valley

Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin H. Rose III, San Francisco

Mr. Adolph Rosekrans, San Francisco

Mr. David Rumsey, San Francisco

Donn & Lynn Schoenmann, San Francisco

Mr. Porter Sesnon, Jr., Borrego Springs

Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Smith, Moraga

Ms. H. Marcia Smolens, San Francisco

Dr. Charles J. Soderquist, Sacramento

Ms. Kathleen Reilly Steadman, Sebastopol

Mr. & Mrs. Steven L. Swig, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen L. Taber, San Francisco

Ms. Carole C. Terry, Las Vegas, NV

Linda McDonald Turner, Carmel

John & Andrea Van de Kamp, Pasadena

Mr. A. W. B. Vincent, San Francisco

Mr. Daniel G. Volkmann, Jr., San Francisco

Mrs. Paul L. Wattis (deceased), San Francisco

Mrs. Alfred S. Wilsey, San Francisco

Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Wulliger, Pacific Palisades

Mr. & Mrs. Lee Zeigler, San Francisco

The California Historical Society thanks these individuals for contributions received between July 1 and September 30, 2002:

$500 to $999

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Christensen, Jr., Atherton

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Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - An Introduction to California's Statehood and Constitutional Era 1
  • Notes *
  • 2 - Disorder, Crime, and Law Enforcement, 1849–1890 27
  • Notes *
  • 3 - The Courts, the Legal Profession, and the Development of Law in Early California 74
  • Notes *
  • 4 - The Politics of Law and Race in California, 1848–1878 96
  • Notes *
  • 5 - Capturing California 126
  • Notes *
  • 6 - California State Government, 1849–1879 137
  • Notes *
  • 7 - Women, Law, and Government in California, 1850–1890 169
  • Notes *
  • 8 - The Beginnings of Anglo-American Local Government in California 199
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  • 9 - The Role of the Federal Government in California, 1846–1880 224
  • Notes *
  • Contributors 273
  • Index 277
  • Donors to the California Historical Society - Volume 81, No. 3/4 *
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