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A Century of

California Post Offices

1848-1954

 

 

 

PART II

 

THE FIRST DECADE

 

Twenty-one LISTS

 

Official and Unofficial of

Post Offices Established in the Period

1848 to 1859

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST 17

 

REGISTER OF OFFICERS AND AGENTS CIVIL, MILITARY AND NAVAL

in the

SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES

on

THE THIRTIETH OF SEPTEMBER, 1857

DEPT. OF STATE: A. O. P. Nicholson, Public Printer

 

(Note: Auditor's Report, showing the compensation of Postmasters and net proceeds of their offices

from July 1, 1856, to June 30, 1857.)

 

Post Offices In California

 

Office

County

Postmaster

Compensation

Net Proceeds

Aqua Fria

Mariposa

B. F. Whitten 1 qr

10.71

30.98

 

 

H. W. Schmidt 3 qrs

49.51

16.18

Alameda

Alameda

A. S. Barber

82.96

91.41

Alamo

Contra Costa

J. M. Jones

78.57

132.48

Alpha

Nevada

A. J. Alston 1 qr

46.61

46.96

 

 

F. E. Bailey 3 qrs

163.57

144.09

Alvarado

Alameda

A. M. Church

138.95

5.63

American Ranche

Shasta

T. A. Freeman, Jul 1, 1856 to Mar 31, 1857

8.36

 

 

 

Elias Anderson 1 qr

8.36

 

Angel's Camp

Calaveras

J. C. Scribner

377.36

320.96

Antelope

Yolo

A. W. Dunnigan

2.48

 

Antioc

Contra Costa

George Brown

26.08

36.30

Auburn

Placer

Robert Gordon

557.43

800.32

Bangor

Butte

J. D. Watson, fr Mar 26 to Jun 30, 1857

10.18

 

Barton's Store

Solano

J. W. Barton 1 qr

36.39

 

Belmont

San Mato

W. E. Palmer 1 qr

3.94

11.89

 

 

James T. Castor, fr May 23, 1857

2.82

 

Benicia

Solano

T. T. Hooper

906.20

710.93

Bidwell's Bar

Butte

J. W. Gilkerson

480.01

211.97

Big Bar

Trinity

W. Codington 3 qrs

57.19

61.25

Big Oak Flat

Tuolumne

J. W. Butler

122.86

79.83

Bloomfield

Sonoma

H. Lamb 2 qrs

15.57

 

Bodega

Sonoma

J. M. Miller

72.60

70.11

Bondville

Mariposa

S. Bond

30.98

26.15

Bottle Hill

El Dorado

S. M. Jamison

94.79

91.08

Brick

Sacramento

 

 

 

Brooklyn

Alameda

B. M. Atchinson

131.35

58.23

Brush Creek

Butte

D. G. Martin

45.35

49.28

Buck Eye

Yolo

J. M. Charles 2 qrs

11.03

2.70

Buckner

Sacramento

J. Buckner

28.94

 

Bucksport

Humboldt

Wm. Roberts 2 qrs

12.99

4.48

 

 

Robert M. Stoker 1 qr

6.98

3.28

Cache Creek

Yolo

A. McDonald 1 qr

13.71

8.97

 

 

A. P. McCarty 3 qrs

32.87

19.88

Camp Seco

Tuolumne

J. Y. Dixon

455.06

782.42

Camptonville

Yuba

S. J. Bowlby 2 qrs

379.37

187.24

 

 

A. Bloomer 2 qrs

421.38

216.87

Canon City

Trinity

P. F. Channel 2 qrs

21.35

19.76

Cedarville

El Dorado

A. Blockman

47.29

13.32

Centreville

Nevada

R. Z. Clements 3 qrs

81.00

86.39

Charley's Ranch

Butte

O. M. Evans Jul 1 to Dec 31

4.50

3.00

Cherokee

Butte

T. McDaniels

80.78

58.92

Chico

Butte

J. Bidwell

155.75

93.43

Chinese Camp

Tuolumne

M. R. Graham

321.56

179.73

Clarksville

El Dorado

D. Cummins

115.84

34.34

Clinton

Nevada

H. M. Moore to Mar 18

183.29

183.98

Cold Spring

El Dorado

J. M. Goetschins 2 qrs

57.66

51.26

 

 

Smith Buttermore 2 qrs

49.04

14.37

Colona

 

P. L. Winner

 

 

Columbia

Tuolumne

Z. B. Tinkum

1945.56

497.25

Colusa

Colusa

Wm. Vincent

136.24

168.56

Contra Costa

Contra Costa

T. Gallagher 1 qr

77.88

74.01

Cook Creek

Placer

J. Barnes 2 qrs

15.56

4.12

 

 

D. B. Goode 2 qrs

16.54

9.84

Cordelia

Solano

A. O. Lamoree 3 qrs

34.19

1.67

Cosumne

Sacramento

Wm. D. Wilson 3 qrs

59.14

102.34

Cottonwood

Shasta

Wm. Lean

 

 

Crescent City

Klamath

D. C. Lewis

379.64

378.19

Centreville

Tuolumne

J. M. Root 1qr

4

3

Damascus

Placer

T. Moreland

25.27

55.41

Diamond Spring

El Dorado

M. K. Sheaver

418.61

280.21

Don Pedro Bar

Tuolumne

R. Smith

156.79

36.83

Double Spring

Calaveras

N. C. Norcross 3 qrs

21.23

.68

Downieville

Yuba

J. Germon

1074.59

1162.62

Dry Creek

Yuba

R. McAdams 3 qrs

62.00

3.93

Dry Town

Calaveras

W. O. Clarke 2 qrs

115.14

81.34

 

 

S. F. Benjamin 2 qrs

156.33

110.83

Dutch Flat

Placer

Charles Seffens 1 qr

34.00

 

El Dorado

El Dorado

A. Irvine

460.73

295.16

Elliot's Ranch

Sacramento

L. T. Mitchell

43.55

.58

Emery's Crossing

Yuba

T. C. Emery

36.42

21.83

Empire Ranch

Yuba

S. Moody

328.92

137.38

Eureka

Humboldt

T. H. Foss

121.41

1.27

Fiddletown

El Dorado

D. Townsend

294.33

281.40

Folsom City

Sacramento

J. Clarkson 3 qrs

483.55

364.98

Forbestown

Butte

N. D. Plumm

444.56

288.26

Forman's Ranch

San Joaquin

Samuel Forman 3 qrs

62.01

1.12

Forlorn Hope

Mercer

T. Eagleson

44.43

40.42

Forest City

Sierra

Wm. Henry

822.43

428.64

Foster's Bar

Yuba

J. B. Whitcomb

171.33

139.11

Fourteen Mile House

San Joaquin

Wm. M. D. Fullerton 1 qr

9.19

 

Fourth Crossing

Calaveras

A. C. Bintzhoff

67.91

37.50

Franklin

Sacramento

J. R. Crawford fr Dec 18

2.00

 

Fremont

Yolo

J. Speck

11.90

1.15

French Camp

San Joaquin

R. W. Noble

20.76

22.81

French Gulch

Shasta

W. G. Gibbs

97.37

91.75

Garden Valley

El Dorado

S. L. Stewart 2 qrs

51.41

21.80

 

 

Morris Flood 1 qr

47.87

31.89

Garrotte

Tuolumne

J. H. Watts

85.52

.97

Georgiana

Sacramento

J. M. Sidwell

23.44

55.55

Georgetown

El Dorado

J. C. Terrel fr Aug 5

508.26

410.98

Gibsonville

Sierra

W. C. Cunningham 1 qr

52.45

27.40

 

 

R. E. Elliott 2 qrs

103.23

59.11

Gilroy

Santa Clara

L. C. Everette

202.10

306.38

Goodyear's Bar

Yuba

J. Meinhardt

383.52

202.80

Grafton

Yolo

W. G. Seeley

70.02

 

Grand Island

Colusa

Thomas Eddy

30.88

27.65

Grass Valley

Nevada

E. Matthewson 1 qr

289.70

529.81

 

 

J. H. Boardman 3 qrs

856.65

847.81

Green Springs

Tuolumne

R. L. Gardner

54.37

16.10

Greenwood

El Dorado

L. B. Jacques 1 qr

107.95

51.51

 

 

W. T. Hickle 3 qrs

276.26

221.34

Griggley's Flat

El Dorado

J. Burgess

147.14

28.71

Gwin

Mariposa

Wm. Laughlin

32.56

11.29

Half Way House

San Joaquin

Daniel M. Fanning 1 qr

11.10

 

Hamilton

Butte

R. Davis 3 qrs

30.93

30.34

Hansonville

Butte

James H. Hanson fr Feb 1

22.59

 

Henly

Siskigon (sic)

G. C. Merritt 3 qrs

22.52

28.69

Hill's Ferry

Stanislaus

Jesse Hill

 

 

Honcut

Yuba

M. R. Rogers

53.02

1.03

Hornitas

Mariposa

W. G. Goss

120.68

99.84

Horr's Ranch

Tuolumne

G. D. Dickinson

17.66

2.93

Horsetown

Shasta

J. R. Pile

255.43

81.74

Illinoistown

Placer

B. Brickell

119.08

15.45

Indian Diggings

El Dorado

J. W. Gilbert

236.40

130.93

Indian Gulch

Mariposa

J. A. Morton

33.65

26.97

Iowa City

Placer

J. Colgan to May 8

661.94

603.75

 

 

Samuel N. Calvin fr May 8

85.51

121.49

Ione City

Calaveras

Josiah Heacock 1 qr

42.53

 

Ione Valley

Calaveras

J. H. Alvord 3 qrs

114.20

42.05

Jackson

Calaveras

R. B. Redhead

622.49

369.60

Jacksonville

Tuolumne

J. B. Keys

122.73

22.08

Jamestown

Tuolumne

B. A. Murdis

472.16

 

Johnson's Ranch

Sutter

W. O. Kear 2 qrs

38.88

46.86

 

 

Abm. C. Rainey 2 qrs

43.59

21.43

Kelsey

El Dorado

J. P. White

122.35

14.76

Keysville

Tulare

James Blackburn fr May 1

3.00

 

King's River

Tulare

James Smith

6.67

2.60

Knight's Ferry

San Joaquin

W. E. Stewart

420.15

88.49

La Grange

Stanislaus

L. M. Booth 3 qrs

175.54

136.94

Lassins

Butte

W. P. Mahen 3 qrs

26.73

1.90

Leache's Store

Mariposa

L. Leach

 

 

Lewistown

Trinity

C. Wood to Apr 13

43.43

30.28

 

 

James Hondley fr Apr 13

11.39

4.32

Lisbon

Placer

G. W. Applegate 3 qrs

5.49

1.45

Little York

Nevada

W. W. Cozzins

75.28

77.98

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

J. S. Waite

373.71

334.62

Loving's Ferry

San Joaquin

J. Loving

32.25

12.81

McCartysville

Santa Clara

L. Millard

21.11

17.46

MacDermott's Bridge

San Joaquin

W. F. MacDermott 2 qrs

25.73

15.11

Mariposa

Mariposa

J. F. McNamara 3 qrs

435.97

385.68

Martinez

Centra Costa (sic)

Hiram Fogg

330.35

193.17

Marysville

Yuba

J. W. Keyser 3 qrs

1210.51

2701.16

Maxwell's Creek

Mariposa

G. W. Coulter

193.87

117.24

Mayfield

Santa Clara

J. Ottison

37.95

51.51.

Meadow Valley

Plumas

O. Fuller 3 qrs

14.71

3.11

Merced Falls

Merced

Charles Murray 3 qrs

8.60

 

Michigan Bar

Sacramento

B. F. Wayne

350.82

226.36

Michigan Bluff

Placer

F. S. Washion

517.03

262.10

Middletown

Shasta

C. McKinney fr Aug 10

30.60

 

Millerton

Mariposa

H. A. Carroll

 

 

Charley's Ranch

Butte

O. M. Evans Jul 1 to Dec 31

4.50

3.00

Cherokee

Butte

T. McDaniels

80.78

58.92

Chico

Butte

J. Bidwell

155.75

93.43

Chinese Camp

Tuolumne

M. R. Graham

321.56

179.73

Clarksville

El Dorado

D. Cummins

115.84

34.34

Clinton

Nevada

H. M. Moore to Mar 18

183.29

183.98

Cold Spring

El Dorado

J. M. Goetschins 2 qrs

57.66

51.26

 

 

Smith Buttermore 2 qrs

49.04

14.37

Colona

 

P. L. Winner

 

 

Columbia

Tuolumne

Z. B. Tinkum

1945.56

497.25

Colusa

Colusa

Wm. Vincent

136.24

168.56

Contra Costa

Contra Costa

T. Gallagher 1 qr

77.88

74.01

Cook Creek

Placer

J. Barnes 2 qrs

15.56

4.12

 

 

D. B. Goode 2 qrs

16.54

9.84

Cordelia

Solano

A. O. Lamoree 3 qrs

34.19

1.67

Cosumne

Sacramento

Wm. D. Wilson 3 qrs

59.14

102.34

Cottonwood

Shasta

Wm. Lean

 

 

Crescent City

Klamath

D. C. Lewis

379.64

378.19

Centreville

Tuolumne

J. M. Root 1qr

4

3

Damascus

Placer

T. Moreland

25.27

55.41

Diamond Spring

El Dorado

M. K. Sheaver

418.61

280.21

Don Pedro Bar

Tuolumne

R. Smith

156.79

36.83

Double Spring

Calaveras

N. C. Norcross 3 qrs

21.23

.68

Downieville

Yuba

J. Germon

1074.59

1162.62

Dry Creek

Yuba

R. McAdams 3 qrs

62.00

3.93

Dry Town

Calaveras

W. O. Clarke 2 qrs

115.14

81.34

 

 

S. F. Benjamin 2 qrs

156.33

110.83

Dutch Flat

Placer

Charles Seffens 1 qr

34.00

 

El Dorado

El Dorado

A. Irvine

460.73

295.16

Elliot's Ranch

Sacramento

L. T. Mitchell

43.55

.58

Emery's Crossing

Yuba

T. C. Emery

36.42

21.83

Empire Ranch

Yuba

S. Moody

328.92

137.38

Eureka

Humboldt

T. H. Foss

121.41

1.27

Fiddletown

El Dorado

D. Townsend

294.33

281.40

Folsom City

Sacramento

J. Clarkson 3 qrs

483.55

364.98

Forbestown

Butte

N. D. Plumm

444.56

288.26

Forman's Ranch

San Joaquin

Samuel Forman 3 qrs

62.01

1.12

Forlorn Hope

Mercer

T. Eagleson

44.43

40.42

Forest City

Sierra

Wm. Henry

822.43

428.64

Foster's Bar

Yuba

J. B. Whitcomb

171.33

139.11

Fourteen Mile House

San Joaquin

Wm. M. D. Fullerton 1 qr

9.19

 

Fourth Crossing

Calaveras

A. C. Bintzhoff

67.91

37.50

Franklin

Sacramento

J. R. Crawford fr Dec 18

2.00

 

Fremont

Yolo

J. Speck

11.90

1.15

French Camp

San Joaquin

R. W. Noble

20.76

22.81

French Gulch

Shasta

W. G. Gibbs

97.37

91.75

Garden Valley

El Dorado

S. L. Stewart 2 qrs

51.41

21.80

 

 

Morris Flood 1 qr

47.87

31.89

Garrotte

Tuolumne

J. H. Watts

85.52

.97

Georgiana

Sacramento

J. M. Sidwell

23.44

55.55

Georgetown

El Dorado

J. C. Terrel fr Aug 5

508.26

410.98

Gibsonville

Sierra

W. C. Cunningham 1 qr

52.45

27.40

 

 

R. E. Elliott 2 qrs

103.23

59.11

Gilroy

Santa Clara

L. C. Everette

202.10

306.38

Goodyear's Bar

Yuba

J. Meinhardt

383.52

202.80

Grafton

Yolo

W. G. Seeley

70.02

 

Grand Island

Colusa

Thomas Eddy

30.88

27.65

Grass Valley

Nevada

E. Matthewson 1 qr

289.70

529.81

 

 

J. H. Boardman 3 qrs

856.65

847.81

Green Springs

Tuolumne

R. L. Gardner

54.37

16.10

Greenwood

El Dorado

L. B. Jacques 1 qr

107.95

51.51

 

 

W. T. Hickle 3 qrs

276.26

221.34

Griggley's Flat

El Dorado

J. Burgess

147.14

28.71

Gwin

Mariposa

Wm. Laughlin

32.56

11.29

Half Way House

San Joaquin

Daniel M. Fanning 1 qr

11.10

 

Hamilton

Butte

R. Davis 3 qrs

30.93

30.34

Hansonville

Butte

James H. Hanson fr Feb 1

22.59

 

Henly

Siskigon (sic)

G. C. Merritt 3 qrs

22.52

28.69

Hill's Ferry

Stanislaus

Jesse Hill

 

 

Honcut

Yuba

M. R. Rogers

53.02

1.03

Hornitas

Mariposa

W. G. Goss

120.68

99.84

Horr's Ranch

Tuolumne

G. D. Dickinson

17.66

2.93

Horsetown

Shasta

J. R. Pile

255.43

81.74

Illinoistown

Placer

B. Brickell

119.08

15.45

Indian Diggings

El Dorado

J. W. Gilbert

236.40

130.93

Indian Gulch

Mariposa

J. A. Morton

33.65

26.97

Iowa City

Placer

J. Colgan to May 8

661.94

603.75

 

 

Samuel N. Calvin fr May 8

85.51

121.49

Ione City

Calaveras

Josiah Heacock 1 qr

42.53

 

Ione Valley

Calaveras

J. H. Alvord 3 qrs

114.20

42.05

Jackson

Calaveras

R. B. Redhead

622.49

369.60

Jacksonville

Tuolumne

J. B. Keys

122.73

22.08

Jamestown

Tuolumne

B. A. Murdis

472.16

 

Johnson's Ranch

Sutter

W. O. Kear 2 qrs

38.88

46.86

 

 

Abm. C. Rainey 2 qrs

43.59

21.43

Kelsey

El Dorado

J. P. White

122.35

14.76

Keysville

Tulare

James Blackburn fr May 1

3.00

 

King's River

Tulare

James Smith

6.67

2.60

Knight's Ferry

San Joaquin

W. E. Stewart

420.15

88.49

La Grange

Stanislaus

L. M. Booth 3 qrs

175.54

136.94

Lassins

Butte

W. P. Mahen 3 qrs

26.73

1.90

Leache's Store

Mariposa

L. Leach

 

 

Lewistown

Trinity

C. Wood to Apr 13

43.43

30.28

 

 

James Hondley fr Apr 13

11.39

4.32

Lisbon

Placer

G. W. Applegate 3 qrs

5.49

1.45

Little York

Nevada

W. W. Cozzins

75.28

77.98

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

J. S. Waite

373.71

334.62

Loving's Ferry

San Joaquin

J. Loving

32.25

12.81

McCartysville

Santa Clara

L. Millard

21.11

17.46

MacDermott's Bridge

San Joaquin

W. F. MacDermott 2 qrs

25.73

15.11

Mariposa

Mariposa

J. F. McNamara 3 qrs

435.97

385.68

Martinez

Centra Costa (sic)

Hiram Fogg

330.35

193.17

Marysville

Yuba

J. W. Keyser 3 qrs

1210.51

2701.16

Maxwell's Creek

Mariposa

G. W. Coulter

193.87

117.24

Mayfield

Santa Clara

J. Ottison

37.95

51.51.

Meadow Valley

Plumas

O. Fuller 3 qrs

14.71

3.11

Merced Falls

Merced

Charles Murray 3 qrs

8.60

 

Michigan Bar

Sacramento

B. F. Wayne

350.82

226.36

Michigan Bluff

Placer

F. S. Washion

517.03

262.10

Middletown

Shasta

C. McKinney fr Aug 10

30.60

 

Millerton

Mariposa

H. A. Carroll

 

 

Mill Valley

Calaveras

E. J. Osborn

12.50

1.62

Milpetas

Santa Clara

F. Crighton fr Oct 13

30.75

5.96

Minersville

Trinity

S. A. White Jul 21 to Dec 31, '56

6.94

.71

Mission San Jose

Contra Costa

J. J. Vallejo

70.13

 

Mokelumne Hill

Calaveras

H. S. Auhiser

840.43

92.86

Monroeville

Colusa

J. Weston, Jr.

22.08

33.38

Monte

Los Angeles

Ira Thompson

25.21

15.14

Monterey

Monterey

Wm. Curtis

159.31

99.26

Montevideo

San Joaquin

Byrum White 1 qr

.59

 

Montezuma

Tuolumne

W. F. Colton

247.75

89.54

Moore's Ranch

Colusi

N. Morrill 2 qrs

3.14

6.41

Moore's Flat

 

Henry M. Moore 1 qr

70.10

92.55

Mormon Island

Sacramento

J. W. Denison

451.10

420.32

Mountain Spring

Placer

H. H. Brown

91.34

131.58

Mountain View

Santa Clara

J. Shumway

115.55

23.05

Mount Ophir

Mariposa

J. H. Miller

77.07

34.82

Murphy's

Calaveras

A. H. Stevens

539.61

625.41

Napa City

Napa

G. N. Cornwall

505.52

123.61

Natividad

Monterey

James Stokes

7.15

.46

Neilsburgh

Placer

A. C. Neill

30.68

27.17

Nelson Creek

Plumas

J. C. Lewis 1 qr

8.73

2.52

 

 

Francis S. Fox fr Feb 11

2.06

.51

Nevada City

Nevada

W. H. Endicott 2 qrs

996.52

1079.28

 

 

J. T. Crenshaw 1 qr

495.88

 

Newtown

El Dorado

Webber Fisher 1 qr

15.41

 

 

 

Joseph W. Smith 1 qr

14.54

 

Nicolaus

Sutter

J. R. Dickey

136.15

1.53

North Branch

Calaveras

E. T. Lake

148.42

46.68

Nevato

Marin

H. T. Jones 2 qrs

2.25

 

Oakland

Alameda

T. Gallaher

 

 

Oakville

Napa

Wiley F. Jones

5.29

2.77

Oak Spring

Tuolumne

J. T. Hoyt

 

 

O'Byrne's Ferry

Calaveras

Wm. E. Cormack 1 qr

.18

.13

 

 

John O'Neill 1 qr

4.65

 

Onisbe

Sacramento

C. S. Howell

35.01

14.66

Ophir

Mariposa

J. H. Miller 1 qr

17.37

14.67

Ophirville

Placer

D. B. Curtis

131.13

106.01

Oregon House

Yuba

P. Rice

131.72

108.36

Oro City

Placer

G. White

206.00

43.27

Oreville

Butte

DeWitt C. Downey

1162.70

168.24

Ottittiewa

Siskiyon

G. H. Coe 1 qr

22.00

12.37

 

 

W. R. Miller 1 qr

23.57

 

Owsley's Bar

Yuba

F. Bridges 3 qrs

26.04

 

Park's Bar

Yuba

G. Wiser

114.34

8.66

Patterson

Nevada

E. P. Tumey

439.95

206.00

Peavine

Butte

D. Whipple

8.32

 

Petaluma

Sonoma

W. R. Swinerton

621.60

221.62

Pilot Hill

El Dorado

A. J. Bayley

96.41

52.63

Pine Grove

Amador

A. Leonard

32.05

20.47

Placerville

Sutter

A. M. Thatcher

1169.66

1584.26

Pleasant Spring

Calaveras

A. H. Howerchner

142.73

144.39

Pleasant Valley

Mariposa

A. Shearer

 

 

Plum Valley

Sierra

F. B. Kleicker

59.75

37.41

Princeton

Colusa

R. S. Amett

34.92

 

Putah

Solano

E. S. Silvey fr Apr 29, 1857

4.97

 

Quartzburg

Mariposa

D. M. Pool

129.27

156.81

Quincy

Plumas

L. Stark

112.97

121.26

Rabbittown

Sierra

E. S. Lester 3 qrs

390.32

423.94

Railroad Town

Calaveras

Geo. Angier fr Mar 13, 1857

20.26

 

Rattlesnake Bar

Placer

Thos. Wood

207.49

144.21

Red Bluff

Shasta

J. R. Bradway

232.38

286.28

Red Dog

Nevada

J. C. Green

113.51

82.15

Redwood City

San Mateo

Edward Hancock 2 qrs

58.74

39.43

Reynold's Ferry

Calaveras

Chauncy Johnson fr Feb 15

12.59

 

Rio Seco

Butte

A. B. Farkner fr May 5, 1857

2.94

 

Rough and Ready

Nevada

E. B. Winans

459.30

114.74

Round Tent

Nevada

J. E. Slater

25.94

 

Russian River

Mendosina

H. G. Heald

129.35

54.97

Sacramento City

Sacramento

F. Forman

 

14,847.75

Saint Louis

Sierra

W. P. Williams 3 qrs

244.93

745.67

 

 

Patrick J. White 1 qr

101.19

125.48

Salinas

Monterey

J. B. Hill

24.92

29.56

Salmon Falls

El Dorado

R. K. Berry

137.50

 

San Audris

Calaveras

C. C. Sweet 3 qrs

317.95

294.54

 

 

Chas. Farille 1 qr

135.02

111.79

San Bernardino

San Bernardino

D. M. Thomas

156.91

167.31

San Diego

San Diego

G. Lyons

231.95

31.02

San Francisco

San Francisco

C. L. Weller

2000.00

103,615.97

San Gabriel

Los Angeles

T. Burdick 3 qrs

5.41

20.63

San Jose

Santa Clara

J. W. Patrick 1 qr

252.25

15.18

 

 

C. E. Allen 3 qrs

685.68

280.21

San Juan

Monterey

Patrick Breon

88.26

4.23

San Leandro

Alameda

L. Longfield

122.83

69.94

San Lorenzo

Alameda

T. H. Cowles Dec 6 to 31, 1856

3.73

 

 

 

J. A. Griffin 1 qr

22.76

 

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo

A. Murray

19.81

17.89

San Pablo

Contra Costa

A. Bates

38.96

 

San Pedro

Los Angelos

G. C. Alexander 1 qr

.86

 

San Rafael

Marin

W. Skidmore

23.52

14.93

San Ramon

Contra Costa

S. Russell

8.74

.16

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

S. Barney

85.58

58.33

Santa Clara

Santa Clara

H. D. McCobb

475.71

390.13

Santa Cruz

Branciforte

E. Anthony

313.47

335.87

Santa Rosa

Sonoma

T. G. Hahman 3 qrs

174.35

96.65

 

 

F. J. Mally 1 qr

63.69

67.83

Sarahville

Amador

H. Robinson fr Aug 30

31.43

1.08

Scottsburg

Frezno

Wm. Innis fr Feb 14, 1857

1.90

.72

Scott River

Siskiyou

J. Creegan 1 qr

32.66

129.43

Sepastopol

Napa

 

 

 

Secret Ravine

Placer

H. G. Hart

187.94

126.48

Shasta

Shasta

J. Lemon

1204.58

1954.60

Shaw's Flat

Tuolumne

J. Roberts 2 qrs

260.89

82.11

 

 

John S. Jarnagin 2 qrs

285.08

258.27

Smith's Ranch

Sonoma

H. M. Hedges 2 qrs

19.92

 

Snelling's Ranch

Mariposa

C. N. Snelling

63.89

22.79

Sonoma

Sonoma

J. Snelling

156.26

66.85

Sonora

Tuolumne

G. W. Patrick 1 qr

312.48

641.50

 

 

W. G. Heslip 3 qrs

966.23

1753.54

Spanish Flat

El Dorado

J. Glassman

161.53

179.71

Split Rock

Mariposa

J. A. Bugg 3 qrs

15.03

2.52

Staple's Ranch

San Joaquin

D. J. Staples 3 qrs

27.72

2.04

Steinbergen

San Francisco

E. Hancock 1 qr

57.33

27.23

Stockton

San Joaquin

W. Lanius

1826.21

3066.90

Strawberry Valley

Yuba

J. A. Barnhart

463.08

190.65

Suisun

Solano

J. W. Barton 2qrs

51.76

10.84

Suisun City

Solano

John B. Lemon fr Mar 22,1857

47.31

 

Sutter

Sacramento

D. E. Hastings 2 qrs

.43

.30

Sutter Creek

Calaveras

D. Crandel

257.38

78.73

Table Rock

Sierra

E. P. Fuller fr Jun 15, 1857

3.76

 

Tarr's Ranch

Butte

J. L. Tarr 3 qrs

41.68

 

Tehama

Colusi

O. Gerry

188.14

88.33

Texas Hill

Sacramento

J. Clarken

 

 

Thompson's Flat

Butte

Francis Peters 1 qr

24.57

8.77

Todd's Valley

Placer

W. N. Hall

241.78

191.05

Tomales

Marin

W. Dutton 3 qrs

20.10

21.28

Trinidad

Klamath

E. C. Darling

48.17

30.83

Trinity

Trinity

C. Lee

61.09

23.91

Trinity Centre

Trinity

M. Shadbourne 2 qrs

17.70

 

Oniontown

Trinity

A. M. Murdock

 

 

Vacaville

Solano

E. F. Gillispie

86.54

28.40

Vallicita

Calaveras

G. T. McMurray 1 qr

53.83

100.84

 

 

R. J. Pendergast 3 qrs

148.28

44.54

Vallejo

Solano

E. Frisbach 3qrs

212.58

211.88

 

 

W. W. Chapman 1 qr

99.96

119.31

Visialia

Tulare

J. P. Majors 3 qrs

83.96

54.11

Volcano

Amador

H. T. Barnum

709.23

705.08

Walnut Grove

Sacramento

John W. Sharp 1 qr

1.17

7.15

Watsonville

Santa Cruz

L. Thrift 3 qrs

125.50

18.11

Weaverville

Trinity

S. D. Kreider

894.81

898.18

West Point

Calaveras

A. Walbaum fr Sep 13

81.75

142.61

Whiskey Creek

Shasta

B. Mix

39.81

67.41

Windsor

Sonoma

S. Lewis

41.24

27.93

Woodside

San Francisco

M. A. Parkhurst

115.35

 

Woodville

Tulare

J. Wood 3 qrs

13.19

.67

Yankee Jim's

Placer

C. King 1 qr

182.77

62.17

 

J. Herrick 3 qrs

476.37

372.68

 

Yoemet

El Dorado

E. Beebe

24.58

39.69

Yolo

Yolo

J. A. Hutton

145.75

149.26

Yreka

Siskiyou

Wm. Grow

1658.97

2527.85

Yuba City

Sutter

C. E. Wilcoxen

157.86

83.74

 

J. D. Fry, Special Agent in California

$1600 a year, and $2.00 per day subsistence, when actually employed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST 18

 

LIST OF POST OFFICES IN THE UNITED STATES WITH THE NAMES OF POSTMASTERS

ON THE 13th of JULY 1857.

 

Compiled from the Records of the Post Office Department by D. D. T. Leech

Washington: Published by John C. Rives 1857.

 

CALIFORNIA

 

Office

County

Postmaster

Agua Frio

Mariposa

Henry W. Schmnidt

Alameda

Alameda

Arthur S. Barber

Alamo

Contra Costa

John M. Jones

Alpha

Nevada

Frederick E. Bailey

Alvarado

Alameda

Augustus M. Church

American Ranch

Shasta

Elias Anderson

Angel's Camp

Calaveras

John C. Scribner

Antelope

Yolo

Anthony W. Durnigan

Antioch

Contra Costa

George Brown

Auburn

Placer

Robert Gordon

Bangor

Butte

James A. Watson

Barton's Store

Solano

John W. Barton

Belmont

San Mateo

Adam T. Castor

Benicia

Solano

T. T. Hooper

Bidwell's Bar

Butte

John W. Gilkyson

Big Bar

Trinity

William Codington

Big Oak Flat

Truolumne (sic)

Albert G. Dexter

Bloomfield

Sonoma

Horace Lamb

Bodega

Sonoma

J. M. Millar

Bondville

Mariposa

Stephen Bond

Bottle Hill

Eldorado

George W. Jenks

Brick Post Office

Sacramento

D. T. Lufkin

Brooklyn

Alameda

Belzaleel M. Atchinson

Brush Creek

Butte

David C. Martin

Buck Eye

Yolo

J. M. Charles

Buckner

Sacramento

James Buckner

Bucksport

Humboldt

Robert M. Stoker

Cache Creek

Yolo

Augustus P. McCarty

Camp Seco

Calaveras

James B. McGilorary

Camptonville

Yuba

Alvah Bloomer

Canon City

Trinity

John Callagan

Cedarville

El Dorado

A. T. Driver

Centerville

Alameda

Reuben Z. Clements

Centreville

Alameda

Reuben Z. Clements

Charley's Rancho

Butte

John Lowery

Cherokee

Butte

Thomas McDanel

Chico

Butte

John Bidwell

Chinese Camp

Tuolumne

Milton R. Graham

Chip's Flat

Sierra

Charles Higgins

Clarksville

Eldorado

David Cummins

Cold Spring

El Dorado

Smith Buttermore

Coloma (C.H.)

El Dorado

C. Courtney

Columbia

Tuolumne

Z. B. Tinkum

Colusi (C.H.)

Colusi

William Vincent

Coon Creek

Placer

Daniel B. Goode

Cordelia

Solano

A. O. Lamoroe

Cosumne

Sacramento

William D. Wilson

Cottonwood

Shasta

Wm. Lean

Crescent City (C.H.)

Klamath

D. C. Lewis

Damascus

Placer

Thomas Moreland

Diamond Spring

El Dorado

M. K. Shearer

Don Pedros Bar

Tuolumne

Richard Smith

Double Springs

Calaveras

N. T. Norcross

Downieville

Sierra

James Gernon

Dry Creek

Yuba

Robert McAdam

Drytown

Amador

Samuel F. Benjamin

Dutch Flat

Placer

Charles Seffens

Eldorado Ranch

Eldorado

Lyman A. Hoyt

Elliott's Ranch

Sacramento

L. T. Mitchell

Emery's Crossing

Yuba

Thornton C. Emery

Empire Ranch

Yuba

Salman Moody

Eureka

Humboldt

Tristram H. Foss

Fiddletown

El Dorado

Dennis Townsend

Folsom City

Sacramento

John Clarken

Forbestown

Butte

Nathaniel D. Plum

Foreman's Ranch

San Joaquin

S. Foreman

Forest City

Sierra

William Henry

Forlorn Hope

Merced

Thomas Eagleston

Foster's Bar

Yuba

J. B. Whitcomb

Fourteen Mile House

San Joaquin

W. M. D. Fullerton

Fourth Crossing

Calaveras

A. C. Bentzhoff

Franklin

Sacramento

J. R. Crawford

Fremont

Yolo

Jonas Spect

French Camp

San Joaquin

R. W. Noble

French Gulch

Shasta

William G. Gibbs

Frenchtown

Butte

Joseph J. Stewart

Fugitt

San Joaquin

C. C. Fugitt

Garden Valley

Eldorado

Morris Flood

Garrote

Tuolumne

J. H. Watts

Georgetown

El Dorado

Joseph C. Terrill

Georgiana

Sacramento

John M. Sidwell

Gibsonville

Sierra

Richard E. Elliott

Gilroy

Santa Clara

Lucien C. Everett

Goodyear's Bar

Sierra

Julius Meinhardt

Grafton

Yolo

Wm. G. Seely

Grand Isle

Colusi

Thomas Eddy

Grass Valley

Nevada

J. H. Boardman

Green Springs

Tuolumne

R. L. Gardner

Greenville

Yuba

William Edgar

Greenwood

El Dorado

William Gunn

Grizzly Flat

Eldorado

James Burgess

Gwin

Mariposa

William Laughlin

Half Way House

San Joaquin

D. W. Fanning

Hamilton

Butte

Robert Davis

Hansonville

Butte

James H. Hanson

Healdsburg

Sonoma

Harmon G. Heald

Henley

Siskyon

George C. Merritt

Honcut

Yuba

M. R. Riser

Hornitas

Mariposa

Willis G. Goss

Horr's Ranch

Tuolumne

G. D. Dickinson

Horse Town

Shasta

James R. Pile

Illinoistown

Placer

Barzillai Brickett

Indian Diggings

El Dorado

John W. Gilbert

Indian Gulch

Mariposa

James A. Morton

Ione City

Amador

Josiah Heacock

Iowa City

Placer

Sam'l N. Calvin

Jackson

Amador

H. Bradley

Jacksonville

Tuolumne

George B. Keys

Jamestown

Tuolumne

Benjamin A. Mardis

Johnson's Ranche

Sutter

Abram C. Rainey

Kelsey

El Dorado

John P. White

Keysville

Tulare

James Blackburn

King's River

Tulare

James Smith

Knight's Ferry

San Joaquin

Wm. E. Stewart

LaFayette

Contra Costa

Benjamin Shreve

La Grange

Stanislaus

L. M. Booth

Lassens

Butte

William P. Mayhew

Leach's Store

Mariposa

Lewis Leach

Lewiston

Trinity

James Hoadley

Lisbon

Placer

George W. Applegate

Little York

Nevada

Wm. W. Cozzens

Los Angeles (C.H.)

Los Angeles

J. S. Waite

Loving's Ferry

San Joaquin

John Loving

McCartysville

Santa Clara

Levi Millard

Mariposa (C.H.)

Mariposa

J. F. McNamara

Martinez (C.H.)

Contra Costa

Hiram Fogg

Marysville (C.H.)

Yuba

Wm. C. Dougherty

Maxwell's Creek

Mariposa

E. Stansborough

Mayfield

Santa Clara

John Ottison

Meadow Valley

Plumas

Orlando Fuller

Merced Falls

Merced

Charles Murray

Michigan Bar

Sacramento

Benj. F. Wayne

Michigan Bluff

Placer

Fred'k S. Washeim

Middletown

Shasta

Charles M. McKinney

Millerton

Mariposa

Hugh A. Carroll

Mill Valley

Calaveras

E. J. Osborn

Milpitas

Santa Clara

Frederick Crichton

Minersville

Trinity

Fordyce Bates

Mission San Jose

Santa Clara

J. J. Vallejo

Mokelumne Hill

Calaveras

L. M. Hellman

Monroeville

Colusi

J. Weston, Jr.

Monte

Los Angeles

Ira Thompson

Monterey (C.H.)

Monterey

William Curtis

Montezuma

Tuolumne

William F. Colton

Moon's Ranch

Colusi

Nathaniel Merrill

Moore's Flat

Nevada

Henry M. Moore

Mormon Island

Sacramento

J. W. Denison

Mountain Springs

Placer

Henry H. Brown

Mountain View

Santa Clara

J. Shumway

Mount Ophir

Mariposa

Joseph H. Miller

Murphy's

Calaveras

A. H. Stevens

Napa City (C.H.)

Napa

George N. Cornwell

Natividad

Monterey

James Stokes

Neillsburgh

Placer

Arthur C. Neill

Nelson's Creek

Plumas

Francis S. Fox

Nevada City (C.H.)

Nevada

J. T. Crenshaw

Newtown

El Dorado

Joseph W. Smith

Nicolaus

Sutter

James R. Dickey

North Bloomfield

Nevada

Mark Emerson

North Branch

Calaveras

Edwin T. Lake

North San Juan

Nevada

John A. Seely

Novato

Marin

Henry F. Jones

Oakland

Alameda

Thomas Gallagher

Oakville

Napa

Wiley F. James

O'Byrnes Ferry

Calaveras

John O'Neill

Omega

Nevada

William Seward

Onion Valley

Plumas

James E. Whitson

Onisbo

Sacramento

Charles S. Howell

Ophirville

Placer

Daniel B. Curtis

Oregon House

Yuba

Peter Rice

Oro City

Placer

George White

Oroville

Butte

Dewitt C. Downer

Ottitiewa

Siskyon

William R. Miller

Owsley's Bar

Yuba

Francis Bridges