YEAR 1856

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An humble plea, addressed to the Legislature of California, in behalf of the immigrants from the empire of China to this state by William Speer(1856)
and
Read about William Speer.
A Manual on Missions

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 10, Number 1490, 4 January 1856
A. W. Bee used as reference by assayer

January 5, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 1
Albert Bee joined The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus.
and
Read about E Clampus Vitus during Gold Rush

January 12, 1856 Mountain Democrat - column 3
Mrs. AW Bee and Mrs. F A Bee thanked for $157 contrbution.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 10, Number 1500, 16 January 1856
State of California's war debts challenged by US Government.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 10, Number 1501, 17 January 1856
Albert W. Bee and Quartermaster

January 19, 1856 The Democrat column 6
Fred A Bee advertisement to sell materials and 600 yards of mining ground partially worked last season.

Daily Alta California, Volume 7, Number 22, 23 January 1856
Chinese directory

February 26, 1856
Report of the Committee on mines and mining interests, to whom was referred the Memorial of citizens of San Francisco (1856)

February 28, 1856 notice was printed that indicated anyone who was indebted to A. W. Bee to meet with F. A. Bee.
This notice was in the May 10, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 7.

May 13, 1916 Mountain Democrat
Albert W. Bee left Placerville in 1856.


Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 10, Number 1539, 1 March 1856
Albert Bee, David Meeker and C.H. Cummings partnership formed

May 17, 1856 Mountain Democrat - Column 7
May Day celebration near F A Bee's residence

Lizzie Bee, daughter of Albert Bee, died on May 26, 1856. She was born on June 2, 1855.

June 21, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 1
Fourth of July Ball

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1649, 9 July 1856
$1,000,000 Placerville fire Mr. Bee has $3,000 in damages.
Note: Placerville suffered 3 fires in 1856.

Volume 2, Number 3
Placerville American
July 19, 1856
Page 4, column 4 Correspondence, Placerville, July 12, 1856
Geo. M. Condee, Mayor of the City of Placerville:
Sir I am requested by the proprietors of the "Opposition Line of Stages", Messrs. Holdridge & Keyser, to present through you to the sufferers by the late fire, the sum of one hundred dollars. Hoping it will be received as a small testimonial for the liberal patronage extended to them.
I subscribe myself, yours, & c.
F. A. Bee.

Placerville, July 13, 1856.
F. A. Bee, Esq:
Yours of yesterday is received, enclosing one hundred dollars donated by Messrs. Holdridge & Keyser for the relief of the sufferers by the last disastrous fire. I take pleasure in returning thanks for myself and the citizens of this place, for this liberal gift on the part of those gentlemen. At the same time it gives me pleasure to say that the liberality extended to us by the adjoining towns, has placed in my hands sufficient relief for all who are in want; therefore I return the amount with double assurance of my gratitude. Hoping their efforts may be crowned with the continued success they so richly merit at the hands of our citizens, I am & c., Geo. M. Condee

Losses by the Late Fire
Page 5, column 2 F. A. Bee, Oasis Saloon $3,000

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1665, 28 July 1856
Advertisement that indicates F A Bee will vouch for ice delivery.

Mountain Press Democrat August 9, 1856 page one


Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1680, 14 August 1856
Albert Bee's daughter, Annie Churchill Bee, born in San Francisco.
Note: This daughter died in 1858.

August 30, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 7
F A Bee encountered a madman.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1695, 1 September 1856
F A Bee, agent of the Silver Creek Mining Company, found madman on the road.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1697, 3 September 1856
First day of American Party Convention in Sacramento, California

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1698, 4 September 1856
Second day of American Party Convention

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 11, Number 1699, 5 September 1856
Final day of American Party Convention.

September 13, 1856 Mountain Democrat
F A Bee's hop vine

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 12, Number 1716, 25 September 1856
American Convention in El Dorado County
F.A. Bee was a candidate.

September 27, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 6
Fred Bee was a Know Nothing Party candidate

A. W. Bee of Meeker & Co. listed in the 1856 San Francisco City Directory commencing October, 1856.
The May 14, 1936 Mountain Democrat reported that Sophronia Bee, widow of A. W. Bee, arrived in Placerville in 1853 and moved to San Francisco in 1856.

October 18, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 4
The Mountain Democrat had harsh words for F A Bee and the Placerville American (Know-Nothing Party).

November 1, 1856 Mountain Democrat column 7
Letter to the Editor of the Mountain Democrat about Know Nothings (Nickerson and Bee)
Benjamin Rollins Nickerson BIRTH: abt 1814 - Deposit, Delaware Co., New York
DEATH: 9 Aug 1903 - Cook, Illinois, United States

Daily Alta California, Volume 7, Number 318, 24 November 1856
Election results
F. A. Bee received 2,767 votes as a Member of the Assembly for El Dorado County.

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from San Francisco Call, Volume 79, Number 127, 5 April 1896