YEAR 1869

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Frederick Bee owned a Newfoundland. Alice Bee Corcoran, descendant of Albert W. Bee, owned a Newfoundland dog named Jenny.

Albert Bee's widow in 1869 San Francisco City Directory

Short book written about the Postal Telegraph System

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6872, 11 January 1869
Progress of Petaluma, California railroad

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 36, Number 5561, 22 January 1869
Supreme Court decision about election of officers for Placerville and Sacramento Railroad Company. Decision of lower court overruled – F A Bee and others declared winners of election.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 36, Number 5562, 23 January 1869
California Supreme Court affirmed results of Election of officers of the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad Company. Brewster v. Hartley

Brewster vs. Hartley decision
and
Analysis of this decision

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6888, 27 January 1869
Placerville and its Railroad

February 6, 1869 Shasta Courier
Chinese contributed 25% of donations to hospital in Shasta County, CA.

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6900, 8 February 1869
Election of officers of Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad

February 10, 1869 letter from Daniel Cleveland to Benson J. Lossing
"...Chinese are a very valuable addition to our industrial population."

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6903, 11 February 1869
Bad storm in Petaluma did not affect railroad grading.

Colonel Bee commented that rain has not damaged railroad construction in Petaluma. The Daily Morning Chronicle (1868-1869). San Francisco, Calif.: Feb 11, 1869. p. 3 (1 page)

March, 1869
"How Chinamen are employed" by Reverend A. W. Loomis in Overland Monthly

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6947, 27 March 1869
Colonel Bee and the mysterious sounds in the sky

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5625, 7 April 1869
Senator Stewart of Nevada alleged Credit Mobilier was a fraud.
Reminiscences of Senator William M. Stewart

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6961, 10 April 1869
Barlow Bee and F. Smith revealed silver mining district in Nevada.

White Cloud Mining District
and
more about White Cloud

April 24, 1869 Marin Journal
Suit for Delinquent Taxes
Bradley Hall, District Attorney in and for Marin county, on Wednesday last brought suit in the 7th District Court against J.P. Thompson, J. R. Romer, C. H. Harrison, L. Girard, T. N. Cazneau, D. W. Douthitt, E. Bosqui, H. A. Cobb, E. Grisar, E. Hooker, F. MacCrellish, John Curry, F. A. Bee, W. A., Woodward, J. C. Uhler, H. B. Pratt, C. M. Hitchcock, A. T. Easterly and J. De la Montanya, and certain real estate, viz: - 1164 18- 100 acres of land in Saucelito township to recover the sum of $736.60, taxes due to the County of Marin by said defendants for the fiscal year March 1869.

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6977, 26 April 1869
Barlow Bee and F Smith found silver in Nevada in 1862.
NOTE: I do not agree with the date of 1862. The date was probably 1866 or 1867.

The passage at the bottom of this page is from http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/scans/5260/52600003.pdf.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5642, 27 April 1869
Colonel Bee addressed crowd in Bloomfield, California that wanted a railroad

May 1, 1869 New York Tribune
The Chinese in California by Henry George
July 5, 1870 New York Tribune
John Stuart Mill's letters to Henry George

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6992, 11 May 1869
Barlow Bee brought specimens of ore from the White Cloud District in Nevada.

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 6993, 12 May 1869
Transcontinental railroad construction ended.
Website with many photos of Chinese railroad workers
Negative effect of transcontinental railroad on San Francisco business

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 7002, 21 May 1869
Chinese Savings Bank

May 25, 1869
Daniel Cleveland moved from San Francisco to San Diego.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5667, 26 May 1869
Wells Fargo and the sale of Placerville & Sacramento Valley Railroad's mortgage property

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5671, 31 May 1869
Work on Petaluma railroad suspended.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5676, 5 June 1869
Placerville & Sacramento Valley Railroad's election of officers and directors

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 7038, 26 June 1869
Fung Tang addressed Ways and Means Committee and Senator Wade's party.
Senator Wade's observations from his trip

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 7056, 15 July 1869
Chinese Labor Convention
July 18, 1869 New York Times
C.Koopmanschap and Chinese labor
August 8, 1869 DeBow's Review
Grand Coolie Dreams
Ten years later - no coolies in Alabama

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5712, 19 July 1869
Formation of Chinese Protection Society
H.C. Bennett in 1868 San Francisco Directory
Edward Bosqui advertisement in San Francisco City Directory

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5726, 4 August 1869
Chinese Protection Society met Chinese immigrants at wharf.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 37, Number 5735, 14 August 1869
F A Bee was living near Petaluma, CA when he reported his watch was stolen. His dog was the thief.

Daily Alta California, Volume 21, Number 7096, 24 August 1869
San Francisco's experience with the People's Party

Sacramento Daily Union, Number 5769, 23 September 1869
Panic of 1869 began.
and
Description of panic

Certificate of incorporation for the Sausalito Land and Ferry Company
and
Sausalito News, Volume 1, Number 1, 12 February 1885
SAUSALITO, PAST AND PRESENT
and
Sausalito News, Volume 18, Number 26, 28 June 1902
The Sausalito Land and Ferry Company was incorporated on September 27, 1869.
Certificate of incorporation for the Sausalito Land and Ferry Company
and
Sausalito News, Volume 1, Number 1, 12 February 1885
SAUSALITO, PAST AND PRESENT
and
Sausalito News, Volume 18, Number 26, 28 June 1902
The Sausalito Land and Ferry Company was incorporated on September 27, 1869.
More newspaper articles
From “Sausalito Moments in Time“ by Jack Tracy
Original Partners of the Sausalito Land and Ferry Company
“On April 2, 1868, Samuel Throckmorton, John Turney and James Boyd sold 1,164 acres of the Rancho Sausalito to nineteen businessmen for $440,000."
Map of Sausalito Land and Ferry Company

November 16, 1869 incorporation of the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad
and
Directors of the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad
and
The San Francisco and Humboldt Bay Railroad became the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad on November 17, 1869 per the facts of the Supreme Court decision of July, 1874 of The San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad Company v. Frederick A. Bee and E Latapie. Frederick Bee was at this time no longer a director of the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad or the San Francisco and Humboldt Bay Railroad.

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 38, Number 5819, 20 November 1869
Opening of the Suez Canal

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 38, Number 5825, 27 November 1869
Report prepared for San Francisco Chinese Protection Society
and
The American Missionary

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 38, Number 5843, 18 December 1869
Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad filed articles of incorporation.
Articles of Placerville & Sacramento Valley Railroad

Major Barlow Bee and the White Cloud District in Nevada



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