o camp,杭州夜网论坛 the Indians firing at us all the way, from peaks on either side, but so far off as to do little damage. My men had been marching or fighting from the morning of the day before, without sleep, and with but little to eat. On the plain, at the foot of the mountain, we made a rude, but substantial 杭州水疗会所验证fortification; and at a late hour those who were not on guard, were permitted to sleep. Our sentinels were (as I anticipated
they would be) firing at the Indians occasionally all night, but I had ordered them not to come in until they were driven in.
I left my wounded men there, with enough of my company to defend 杭州水疗全套会所 the little fort, and returned to this place for provisions and recruits. I send them to-day re-inforcements 19 and provisions, and in two days more I march by another route, with another re-inforcement, and intend to attack another 杭州品茶群 village before going to the fort. The Indians are watching the movements at the fort, and I can come up in the rear of them unsuspectedly, and we can keep them back until I can hear from Your Excellency.
If Your Excellency thinks proper to authorize me or any other person to keep this company together, 杭州桑拿按摩寻欢爽记 we can force them into measures in a short time. But if not authorized and commissioned to do so, and furnished with some arms and provisions, or the means to buy them, and pay for the services of the men, my company must be disbanded, as they are not able to lose so much time without any compensation.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
In a subsequent letter of Major Burney, addressed to Hon. W. J. Howard, occurs the following passage:
“The first night out you came into my camp and reported that the Indians 杭州桑拿按摩体验 had stolen all your horses and mules—a very large number; that you had followed their trail into the hill country, but, deeming it imprudent to go there alone, had turned northward, hoping to strike my trail, having heard that I had gone out after Indians. I immediately, at sunset, sent ten men (yourself 0571杭州夜网 among the number) under Lieutenant Skeane—who was killed in the fight next day—to look out for the trail, and report, which was very promptly carried out.”
Page 35, “In Heart of S. and Legislative Journal” for 1851, page 600.
It is only 杭州按摩店 required of me to say here that re-inforced by such leaders of men as Kuykendall, Boling, Chandler and Doss, there was no delay, and the campaign was 20 completed at “Battle Mountain,” a water shed of the San Joaquin.
I now introduce a letter of great value, to me, as it fixes the date of the 杭州桑拿网丝足会所 first battle, and disproves assertions made in the Century Magazine:
Hart’s Ranch, California, January 16th, 1851.
My Dear Father: When I wrote
my last letter to you I had fully determined to take a Ranch near Pacheco’s Pass, as I informed you, but before three days had passed the report of Jim Kennedy’s 杭州保健 murder on the Fresno was confirmed, and I started for the mountains in pursuit of the Indians who were committing depredations all through the country and had sworn to kill every white man in it. Four hundred men had promised to g