Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State eBook

George Congdon Gorham
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The Hastings Malignity.

APPENDIX.

Ex.  A.—­Notice of departure from New York for California, November
13, 1849.

Ex.  B.—­Aid at election of Alcalde by Wm. H. Parks.—­A sketch
of my opponent.

Ex.  C.—­Oath of office as Alcalde.

Ex.  D.—­Order of District Court imprisoning and fining me for alleged
contempt of court; also Order expelling Messrs. Goodwin and
Mulford and myself from the Bar; and Order imprisoning and
fining Judge Haun for releasing me from imprisonment upon a
writ of habeas corpus, and directing that the order to
imprison me be enforced.

Ex.  E.—­Record of Proceedings in the Court of Sessions, when attempt
was made to arrest its presiding Judge; and the testimony of
the Clerk of the District Court in reference to its
proceedings relating to myself and Judge Haun.

Ex.  F.—­Petition of Citizens of Marysville to the Governor to suspend
Judge Turner from office 249.

Ex.  G.—­Letters of Ira A. Eaton and A.M.  Winn.

Ex.  H, No.  I.—­Letters from Surviving Members of the Legislature
of 1851, who voted to indefinitely postpone the proceedings
for the impeachment of Judge Turner.

Ex.  H, No.  II.—­Letter of Judge Mott on the difficulty with Judge
Barbour.

Ex.  I.—­Letter of L. Martin, the friend of Judge Barbour in his
street attack.

Ex.  J.—­Sections 4, 5, and 7 of the act of July 1, 1864, to expedite
the settlement of titles to lands in California; and the act
of March 8, 1866, to quiet the title to certain lands in San
Francisco.

Ex.  K.—­Letter of Judge Lake giving an account of the Torpedo.

Ex.  L.—­Extract from the Report of the Register and Receiver of the
Land-Office in the matter of the contests for lands on the
Soscol Ranch

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THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF MR. JUSTICE FIELD

INDEX.

    Attempted assassination of justice field by A former associate on
    the state supreme bench

    Chapter I The Sharon-Hill-Terry Litigation.

    Chapter II Proceedings in the Superior Court of the State.

    Chapter III Proceedings in the United States Circuit Court.

    [Transcriber’s note:  there is no Chapter IV]

Chapter V Decision of the Case in the Federal Court.

Chapter Vi The Marriage of Terry and Miss Hill.

Chapter VII The Bill of Revivor.

Chapter VIII The Terrys Imprisoned for Contempt.

Chapter IX Terry’s Petition to the Circuit Court for a
Release—­Its Refusal—­He Appeals to the Supreme
Court—­Unanimous Decision against Him there.

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