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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 52 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 52
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London Hort. Soc. "barking as if in defiance". Towards the end of September I returned to Yerba Buena and learned that the "Wallawalla affair" had ended very differently from what the preparations had indicated.  Instead of 1200 fighting Indians there were but forty peacable families who only came to receive their due and exchange horses for cattle. "Obliged to give up" etc Rumors had been current for some days past of an insurrection having broken out at the Pueblo de los Angeles by a party of Californians against the American government. :::::::::  Dec. 1, 1905 These rumors are now confirmed by official documents.  The facts are briefly these: a party of marines and seamen, thirty in number, that were garrisoned at the Pueblo, were attacked on the 24th of September at night by a superior force of Californians and bravely defended themselves.  They held out some days when their supplies were cut off and they were obliged to capitulate on terms honorable to both parties.  The Californians, according to the treaty, furnished the Americans a certain number of horses and carts for themselves and baggage; they, moreover,
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