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An interesting confrontation at Santa Barbara...
Item # 666791
April 08, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 8, 1847 Page 3 has: "Claims Against Texas and the U. States" as well as: "From Vera Cruz", a letter from the "Field opposite Vera Cruz". Then: "Santa Anna's Pass.
There is a report: "From California" noting in part: "At Santa Barbara, 150 mounted & well-armed Californians attacked Lt. Talbot, one of Fremont's young officers...the house was surrounded, and they ordered to surrender unconditionally; Talbot refused to surrender on any conditions..." with more on the very interesting details.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War