"The death of my husband...at San Francisco...renders it expedient that I should visit California during the coming season. Having a desire to accomplish some greater good...believing that the presence of women would be one of the surest checks upon many of the evils that are apprehended there...a plan for organizing a party of such persons to emigrate to that country." Eliza Farnham then goes on to describe the company of women, not under twenty-five years of age, contributing two hundred and fifty dollars to and having the ability to enter some occupation upon arrival in California. The party shall also include six or eight respectable married men and their families. The New York built Packet Ship Angelique will be ready to sail from New York about the 12th or 15th of April., Vignette at head of title: a wood engraving of a sailing ship., Among the people undersigning this undertaking were: Hon. H. Greeley, W.C. Bryant, Esq. and the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher.
"The subscribers have taken the new and spacious store, corner of J street ... purchasers are respectfully invited to call and examine the samples, now ready for exhibition at the store Warren & Co., Sacramento City, Jan. 21, 1850."
Lectures begun in October 1855 "...on surgical anatomy, surgery upon the cadaver, experimental surgery by vivisection, instructions upon Ophthalmic and Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery. - Clinical Lectures, at the Eye, Ear, and Orthopaedic Infirmary of San Francisco.", Dr. Cooper invites medical men of Mexico, the Central & South Amer. Republics, as well as the Hawaiian Kingdom to study in San Francisco. Document dated Dec. 10, 1856., Library copy: Embossed initials FJB in upper left hand corner; and printed on double size sheet, folded.
Resolutions regarding slavery in Maryland and Washington D.C., the admittance of California into the U.S. and boundaries regarding Texas and New Mexico., Vignette features the Eagle and the American Flag.
"To Celebrate the Rebellion of Easter Week and the First Anniversary of the Establishment of The Irish Republic. Dreamland Rink - Steiner Street - Bet. Post and Sutter. Thursday Evening, April, 26, 1917. Rev. P.C. Yorke, Chairman."
Vignette within title: wood engraving of a train (steam engine)., "The San Francisco and San Jose Railroad Company will run an Excursion Train...leaving the Depot on Brannan Street...Refreshments can be had at San Mateo, while stages will be in readiness to take passengers to Crystal Springs and return them in time for the back train. (See Oakes & Burne's Advertisement). A band of music will accompany the train as far as Belmont, where they will furnish music to those who wish to engage in Dancing...(See Yonkers and Clark and Waltermire's Advertisement.)", Printed at bottom of notice: A.H. Houston, Gen. Sup't.; Towne & Bacon; Printers, 536 Clay Street.
At head of title: Jones' 150,000 gifts! For the people. - Tickets only $1 each. 80,000 sold., Notice of the sale of Jones' Pantoscope..."A magnificent Painting by the first artist, from 1500 daguerreotypes,...it is confidently estimated that the enterprise will be completed by the Fourth of July next.", Advertised widely in New York and other seaboard cities during 1853 and 1854...Americans could see realistic views of the new frontier. The paintings were raffled off by lottery in March 1854. Jones commissioned artists to use the daguerreotype scenes chosen for his project as models for painting large scenes on canvas for his lecture series, "The Pantoscope of California." Cf. Rinhart. The American daguerreotype.