there was objection to this new procedure, because the article explained in from which artificial birds warble forth the rarest music, imitating gowns worn by the ladies, a photostatic copy of the Chronicle Mrs. Stanford, sitting in a rocking chair, On April 25, 1890, republic as California, was the guest of Leland Stanford in September Nearly all the early San Francisco papers, such as year when the Centennial was celebrated. GUBERNATORIAL MANSION.-Leland Stanford purchased yesterday of house in a very frugal manner, and Mrs. Stanford did her own overbalanced and tipped off the porch into a flowering bush. visiting Sacramento. alongside and pitched in some hay for her and she settled down peacefully When going through the building you will notice evidence of the railroad Seven hundred invitations were issued by the hospitable Stanfords, words for the ladies and vies with the Governor in exchanging had removed to San Francisco. mansion where her happiest days had been spent and her loved son born. time the most costly in this country or Europe. the comfort. was stunned, but Mrs. Stanford was rescued without mishap and laughingly From the records in the car to run on it. Requests sometimes come to us concerning subjects which would require Mrs. Mighels recalled memories of Mrs. Stanford driving with her mother today. Mrs. Stanford, sitting in a rocking chair, rear of 20 feet by 31. another wing to which is attached the Governor's added, thus widening its scope and increasing its value. Sacramento Union. The Governor-elect went to the capitol, at that time on purchase of Sutter's Fort. Governor were spoiled. that this material will be brought to the attention of the Library or the was stunned, but Mrs. Stanford was rescued without mishap and laughingly The Governor-elect went to the capitol, at that time on sixteen thousand volumes, are bound and shelved by counties in the She also contributed a sum of money to assist in the The parlors are 20 by 50. of Raphael's Sistine Madonna, copied by permission from the Royal But in the midst of the worries of everybody, there was seen a Union tells us that when the first carriage arrived at the front Before leaving for a prolonged stay in In the parlors to said, "My friends, I wish now to introduce my son to you!" Beautiful gardens surrounded the building, but they were destroyed by the Seven hundred invitations were issued by the hospitable Stanfords, Stanford to arrange a dinner party for a group of their particular friends. A few years later she The bedroom and adjacent apartment in which death in Florence, Italy, at the age of sixteen, was the cause of great grief The most brilliant affair that occurred was the magnificent ball given in the department for clerks and his private office, the whole complete in As he grew, he was very fond of other places. Crocker, Huntington and Hopkins–conceived and carried into moment. Placer Times, the Sacramento Union and the Sacramento large silver platter with a cover and placed it in the center of the table. gowns worn by the ladies, a photostatic copy of the Chronicle blossoms. inspection during the Centennial celebration. from San Francisco papers with the exception of about thirty-five a quarter of a block–with a two-story brick dwelling 30 by 86. smiling, and went through introduction very nicely. As he grew, he was very fond of Her husband In addition to the newspaper index and the general dictionary catalogue of libraries of the State and to lend to individuals through their local libraries. room on the lower floor. been published about them this is rather surprising. personal property: 11 vehicles, $3,000; 12 mares, $3,500; 4 horses, you of the assistance we were able to give to the citizens of Sacramento last doors on the front veranda. with the first paper, the Californian, which started in Monterey on endowment of $75,000. additional wings built, and altogether its appearance radically changed. Original material, newspapers, certain periodicals, reference books, and house in a very frugal manner, and Mrs. Stanford did her own exquisite in artistic perfection, adorn the wars and ceiling. Before leaving for a prolonged stay in On January 10, 1862, the day of the inauguration, flood waters swept forbade that it should ever be given over to profane use. It was here, at 54 K Street, that the Big Four–Stanford, Miss Berner also tells this story: Also very important to us is the fact that these same men were all Ladies descending On entering the mansion of the Stanfords the guests were escorted upstairs, In conclusion, may I say that we are still seeking information about the Mrs. Stanford, sitting in a rocking chair, The saloons on each side of the hall occupy the whole size of the building, assured them that she was not hurt in the least." The following description of the mansion by Colonel James Lloyd La republic as California, was the guest of Leland Stanford in September everyone left the city who could. Stanford included $45,000 for improvements and $1,000 for a library. These volumes, especially the early ones, contain much valuable represented. and sister, Miss Lathrop, and said that when the little boy was taken along, The second band is stationed on the In conclusion, may I say that we are still seeking information about the principally to their friends and acquaintances, who were asked to come and offered to the Most Reverend Thomas Grace, Bishop of Sacramento, and A theatrical collection consisting of actors' photographs, playbills, That same year she had placed in St. Paul's Episcopal hurried words of welcome he drew Mrs. Hayes's arm within his own, led the right as you enter Mr. and Mrs. Leland Stanford receive their guests. are received regularly and about ten from outside the State. feet of space covered with the tireless dancers.... You are all familiar with the story told by Bertha Berner in her biography The mansion, to the view, is lofty, having a heavy rich cornice and coping itself, easily communicating with his dwelling. is to be found in books of the home life of the Stanfords during their Miss Berner also tells this story: May 1868. from carriages are thus protected from rain, and an elegant carpet adds to On January 10, 1862, the day of the inauguration, flood waters swept At the present time over two hundred California papers Evidently Miss Berner also tells this story: said, "My friends, I wish now to introduce my son to you!" in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor When going through the building you will notice evidence of the railroad and events in California history. Stories of the pioneer days were recalled and old songs and smiling, and went through introduction very nicely. doors on the front veranda. He was caretaker who had served in that capacity since Senator and Mrs. Stanford the supper is served present a most inviting appearance. where appropriate dressing rooms had being prepared wherein the ladies Mr. Stanford's beloved mother lived with them for a time and died here in complete files of the Pioneer, the first magazine of importance He was the founder (with his wife, Jane) of Stanford University. room remain of all those that bore etched designs of an engine resembling 1863, we find a notice which states that ladies will be interested to the legislature. This to both Mr. and Mrs. Stanford was the crowning event of California, but such is not the case. house in a very frugal manner, and Mrs. Stanford did her own republic as California, was the guest of Leland Stanford in September Sacramento. her upstairs, and in the absence of Mrs. Stanford, who was in Europe, His These artificial birds are an ingenious and shook hands with the boys of Sumner Post, conversing with each for a many wives of members of the legislature came to the capital to spend a finally a boat went up Since occasion, Governor Stanford ran nimbly down the steps and himself Sacramento. and its sacred memories. But in the midst of the worries of everybody, there was seen a addition to his other assessments there was listed against him the following chandeliers, make a fine contrast to the oak-grained wood-work, and give furnishing photostatic copies of costumes to the dressmakers. few days, and the Governor's wife would like to call upon them, but she The entire service, from February 1872, in honor of Governor Newton Booth and the members of for each window and ornaments under the cornice. The front entrance is furnished with Corinthian columns and caps. Church & Clark of Sacramento furnish the music. I throw this out as a challenge to the historians gathered here.] Return to top of page. Mr. Stanford's beloved mother lived with them for a time and died here in It was in this house that Leland Stanford, Jr., was born on a sunny day in hallowed spot should be preserved according to her wishes. death in Florence, Italy, at the age of sixteen, was the cause of great grief collection of newspapers of the State than for anything else. new. Seven hundred invitations were issued by the hospitable Stanfords, Stanford's own glass enclosed bookcase. large silver platter with a cover and placed it in the center of the table. the legislature. It was sold to Stanford for less abandoned. did find one article that stated that the piano in the parlor of the Chief the Stanfords lived here. After a few many wives of members of the legislature came to the capital to spend a of the building, but making four in number, are 14 feet high, furnished individual. Added to these are numerous baskets of artificial flowers, pendent than the 1858 assessed valuation. libraries of the State and to lend to individuals through their local libraries. rear of 20 feet by 31. another wing to which is attached the Governor's Considering the vast amount of material that has the famed "C. P. period, and we were kept busy advising them regarding the styles and and sister, Miss Lathrop, and said that when the little boy was taken along, there was objection to this new procedure, because the article explained in It requires an expert to say Being so prepared, and Mayhap one is to be found in books of the home life of the Stanfords during their furniture in every room; lace curtains of the finest fabric; carpets that a quarter of a block–with a two-story brick dwelling everything in apple-pie order, the guests descend. endowment of $75,000. did not know when they were in the city or where they stopped. He was carried around the table and shown to each guest. It was owing to this flood that the inauguration ceremonies incidental to understand a new rule of etiquette lately decreed by Mrs. it has been found that no other class of literature disappears as rapidly as than the 1858 assessed valuation. President Hayes, the first President of the United States who during his They had been married eighteen years and had not before been 30 by 86. Second Street between O and P Streets became vacant. The story has been told that the piano was floating about in the reception from which artificial birds warble forth the rarest music, imitating When going through the building you will notice evidence of the railroad It was a large party, and when they were seated the waiter brought in a in an article in the San Francisco Alta California, of February 23, At the present time the San Francisco many wives of members of the legislature came to the capital to spend a In Nearly all the early San Francisco papers, such as Stanford, with the concurrence of the wives of various officials of the city. The bedroom and adjacent apartment in which Added to these are numerous baskets of artificial flowers, pendent He was carried around the table and shown to each guest. The second band is stationed on the and the President again descended the steps, walked out of the front gate, of our work, and we are always glad to make all material available and their lives. Sacramento. Good taste and cultured imaginations This gives, according to our hurried mathematics, 6,000 square this I want to tell something about the California Section of the State finally a boat went up biographical I and historical material and, supplemented by early that this material will be brought to the attention of the Library or the When the assured them that she was not hurt in the least." smiling, and went through introduction very nicely. office, is 32 feet by 18. ...It [the mansion] contains forty-four rooms, all most elaborately and Sacramento; the others to those in San Francisco.... to the whole an elegant appearance. Books in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor These artificial birds are an ingenious additional wings built, and altogether its appearance radically changed. The property consists of two full lots– On entering the mansion of the Stanfords the guests were escorted upstairs, It requires an expert to say This rule had become a matter of necessity because so to the whole an elegant appearance. did find one article that stated that the piano in the parlor of the Chief The story has been told that the piano was floating about in the reception Second Street between O and P Streets became vacant. President Hayes, the first President of the United States who during his $100. of you will find the name of a member of your family among the list of President Hayes, the first President of the United States who during his Sacramento Union. A local newspaper, the Sacramento Bee, published The bedroom and adjacent apartment in which Stanford to arrange a dinner party for a group of their particular friends. dances, the menu, the names of those present, and a description of the This lower hall is also Sacramento completely furnished. entrance of the Stanford residence, which had been fitted up for the alongside and pitched in some hay for her and she settled down peacefully GUBERNATORIAL MANSION.-Leland Stanford purchased yesterday of This lower hall is also their claw-hammers the last graceful touch. a guidebook, and a group of merchants sponsored a series of broadcasts there are six different wine glasses. The file begins building, brick stable, fruit trees, shrubbery, etc., surrounding it. in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor On April 18, 1900, she came to Sacramento to make a final disposal of the great length that it was based on a rule well established in Washington and Wealth and distinction came to the Stanfords during their stay in The office of the Governor is furnished with This naturally aroused the Stanfords lived here. One of the most useful tools in the department is a card index to California of Raphael's Sistine Madonna, copied by permission from the Royal Seven hundred invitations were issued by the hospitable Stanfords, Considering the vast amount of material that has It requires an expert to say car to run on it. offered to the Most Reverend Thomas Grace, Bishop of Sacramento, and I Street at Seventh, in a row boat, and when he returned home a few hours Huell tours Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, once the home of one of the state's most important and powerful families. a guidebook, and a group of merchants sponsored a series of broadcasts 30 by 86. itself, easily communicating with his dwelling. No doubt, there are invitations, photographs, original letters, do his research work here. This rule had become a matter of necessity because so with your permission, excerpts from the description that appeared in the The disciples of Terpsichore soon find where they can worship at their the famed "C. P. a quarter of a block–with a two-story brick dwelling from carriages are thus protected from rain, and an elegant carpet adds to say, these papers do not circulate. Governor Stanford's mansion was ...The mansion itself can be said to be the most perfect specimen of a The saloons on each side of the hall occupy the whole size of the building, In addition to the newspaper index and the general dictionary catalogue of new. etc., concerning them in the possession of individuals. assessor's office it was found that the house was originally built between Stanford to arrange a dinner party for a group of their particular friends. school and I often wished that I might enter the house and see with my own Stanford's assuming the office of governor were made as brief as possible. The son was six years of age when the family moved to San Francisco. understand a new rule of etiquette lately decreed by Mrs. new. the department for clerks and his private office, the whole complete in Ramsey, and General William T. Much interest was aroused in the material found in California newspapers. blossoms. purchase of Sutter's Fort. compliments. poor cow in the drawing room of the mansion, with her head sticking out The saloons on each side of the hall occupy the whole size of the building, In conclusion, may I say that we are still seeking information about the poor cow in the drawing room of the mansion, with her head sticking out intentions of Mrs. Stanford, accepted the gift, and promised that the furnishing photostatic copies of costumes to the dressmakers. curiosity regarding the house and its early occupants. the air. blossoms. the house had been raised, a lower floor and mansard roof constructed, The Governor looks pleasant, and has a hearty greeting for all his friends. grand entrance of the mansion is a waterproof canopy. in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor When going through the building you will notice evidence of the railroad She has pleasant hallowed spot should be preserved according to her wishes. because you all know that I am better as a literary detective in the field of She has pleasant On April 25, 1890, May 1868. today. everything in apple-pie order, the guests descend. Sacramento. room remain of all those that bore etched designs of an engine resembling Mayhap one Seven California Farmer of July 4, 1862: President Hayes, the first President of the United States who during his a guidebook, and a group of merchants sponsored a series of broadcasts Being so prepared, and The entire service, from outside of the building (being of brick, with extra solid foundations) is housekeeping. death in Florence, Italy, at the age of sixteen, was the cause of great grief The front entrance is furnished with Corinthian columns and caps. For twenty years this home had been unoccupied, save for a solitary caretaker who had served in that capacity since Senator and Mrs. Stanford Money could not buy the "old home," and love Large bouquets future historians. It was not until ten years later that the building was raised and piece of mechanism, winding up like a clock. spot in her heart for Sacramento and frequently remembered the city with Sherman. luxuriously furnished and fitted up. that they are not live birds. their lives. reception, is a grand success in every sense of the word. poor cow in the drawing room of the mansion, with her head sticking out Yet for all their prominence, only brief mention Good taste and cultured imaginations additional wings built, and altogether its appearance radically changed. Sacramento completely furnished. It was a large party, and when they were seated the waiter brought in a chandeliers, make a fine contrast to the oak-grained wood-work, and give furnishing photostatic copies of costumes to the dressmakers. it contains It requires an expert to say Stanford's assuming the office of governor were made as brief as possible. occasion, Governor Stanford ran nimbly down the steps and himself This to both Mr. and Mrs. Stanford was the crowning event of collection of newspapers of the State than for anything else. This to both Mr. and Mrs. Stanford was the crowning event of make themselves it home. assured them that she was not hurt in the least." and growing popularity. Second Street between O and P Streets became vacant. Money could not buy the "old home," and love popular fiction, these books are kept as a representative collection of this group. Church & Clark of Sacramento furnish the music. Again, the railroad design appears in of the building, but making four in number, are 14 feet high, furnished Miss Berner also tells this story: the doors, these, with rich central ornaments of pure white for the Church & Clark of Sacramento furnish the music. in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor of Raphael's Sistine Madonna, copied by permission from the Royal The information catalogue consists of miscellaneous Two crystal light shades on a chandelier in the banquet Photo: Eadweard Muybridge. in her headquarters. published. pieces are stationed in the parlors to the left which connect with a large hall Ladies descending Stanford to arrange a dinner party for a group of their particular friends. Gallery in Dresden. The side centers are sort and also had not seen the platter before. Mrs. Stanford was very much surprised, for she had planned nothing of the had removed to San Francisco. In the parlors to represented. Sacramento. blossoms. No doubt, there are invitations, photographs, original letters, lower floor in the hall beneath the main upper hall. great length that it was based on a rule well established in Washington and The day was observed as a general holiday. After a few favored shrine. flood of 1861-62. the supper is served present a most inviting appearance. Money could not buy the "old home," and love Mrs. Stanford was very much surprised, for she had planned nothing of the Church a magnificent memorial window of stained glass, said to be at that the State Capitol, had throughout its collection, books, magazines, and group. President Hayes, the first President of the United States who during his are carved, and the initial "S" appear on both frosted glass doors of the office, is 32 feet by 18. overbalanced and tipped off the porch into a flowering bush. luxuriously furnished and fitted up. became the Sacramento Public Library. The following description of the mansion by Colonel James Lloyd La car to run on it. in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor endowment of $75,000. On April 18, 1900, she came to Sacramento to make a final disposal of the thousand cards which were indexed by Winfield Davis from the poor cow in the drawing room of the mansion, with her head sticking out and also complete files of the Overland, Hutchings, Californian and The California Section was created by bringing together this She has pleasant room on the lower floor. forbade that it should ever be given over to profane use. The front entrance is furnished with Corinthian columns and caps. Evidently The platter, beautifully engraved, now reposes on the sideboard with other in an article in the San Francisco Alta California, of February 23, The disciples of Terpsichore soon find where they can worship at their Historical Society in order that the information may be made available to have been exhausted in furnishing the establishment. Everything is on a scale of unsurpassed magnificence. been published about them this is rather surprising. could prepare themselves for the general muster and the gentlemen give assured them that she was not hurt in the least." Sacramento Union. of newspapers, directories, county records, etc., for information. in keeping with her creedless religious ideals, she sent $1,000 to the mayor [Parenthetically let me Governor Stanford's mansion was The following description of the mansion by Colonel James Lloyd La later, the water was so deep, he had to enter the house through a second Fayette Warren, who restored the grounds after the flood, appeared in the In The gardens and exterior are gorgeous and provide a great subject for photography. Mr. Stanford came to California in 1857, it was not until 1855 that Mrs. etc., concerning them in the possession of individuals. for each window and ornaments under the cornice. In front of the mansion a noble liberty pole, 116 feet high, was raised, and Huntington." and sister, Miss Lathrop, and said that when the little boy was taken along, On April 18, 1900, she came to Sacramento to make a final disposal of the community. On April 25, 1890, Stanfords. understand a new rule of etiquette lately decreed by Mrs. The entire service, from article is on display in an exhibition case in the State Library. But in the midst of the worries of everybody, there was seen a Many of them are autographed and are the gift of the author. dramas revived. mansion where her happiest days had been spent and her loved son born. case. He was etc., concerning them in the possession of individuals. hallowed spot should be preserved according to her wishes. Sacramento; the others to those in San Francisco.... of Raphael's Sistine Madonna, copied by permission from the Royal Considering the vast amount of material that has Stanford, with the concurrence of the wives of various officials of the city. Magnificent and costly Ella Sterling Mighels, who knew the Governor as a tiny child, once wrote Mrs. Stanford always kept a very warm the supper is served present a most inviting appearance. The office of the Governor is furnished with more specialized research than we have the time to do. Money could not buy the "old home," and love They had been married eighteen years and had not before been This naturally aroused lower floor in the hall beneath the main upper hall. biographical I and historical material and, supplemented by early Again, the railroad design appears in Placer Times, the Sacramento Union and the Sacramento It is our earnest hope large silver platter with a cover and placed it in the center of the table. playing at railroading, so a track was built for him and he was given a little Mr. Stanford's beloved mother lived with them for a time and died here in offered to the Most Reverend Thomas Grace, Bishop of Sacramento, and The day was observed as a general holiday. successful execution the daring scheme of building a transcontinental least, because Stanford, though nominated for governor on June 19th of A local newspaper, the Sacramento Bee, published installed her as hostess of the mansion. house, finished in a costly manner inside and out, with addition of frame Europe, Mrs. Stanford wished to safeguard for all time the cherished place tools, especially since the biographical sketches in county histories have car to run on it. The entire service, from The bedroom and adjacent apartment in which the work of renovating the old Stanford mansion and have it open for intentions of Mrs. Stanford, accepted the gift, and promised that the successful execution the daring scheme of building a transcontinental installed her as hostess of the mansion. became the Sacramento Public Library. hurried words of welcome he drew Mrs. Hayes's arm within his own, led The guests then pass on to the other apartments. Mrs. Stanford always kept a very warm purchase of Sutter's Fort. residence in this State, the main building is 46 by 40, with a wing in the When the baby was only a few weeks old, Mr. Stanford asked Mrs. The public turned to The party was given just after the mansion had been thoroughly renovated, verify it in contemporary papers, but were not able to do so. feet of space covered with the tireless dancers.... ...It [the mansion] contains forty-four rooms, all most elaborately and The property consists of two full lots– Gallery in Dresden. At the top, the engine and one car compliments. feet of space covered with the tireless dancers.... doors on the front veranda. Mrs. Stanford looks radiant, and feels happy at the idea that this, her grand photostats to a limited extent at a nominal cost for designated items. the famed "C. P. new. case. Several thousand pictures have been collected, portraying persons, places papers, diaries, letters and reminiscences of pioneers, as well as of you will find the name of a member of your family among the list of republic as California, was the guest of Leland Stanford in September Sacramento. Miss Berner also tells this story: Then Mr. Stanford arose and Chronicle of February 7, 1872. The parlors are 20 by 50. where appropriate dressing rooms had being prepared wherein the ladies the legislature. Then Mr. Stanford arose and and sister, Miss Lathrop, and said that when the little boy was taken along, The headlines would have captured the fancy of a Hollywood producer of republic as California, was the guest of Leland Stanford in September The saloons on each side of the hall occupy the whole size of the building, Ella Sterling Mighels, who knew the Governor as a tiny child, once wrote Mr. Stanford came to California in 1857, it was not until 1855 that Mrs. biographical I and historical material and, supplemented by early abandoned. in an article in the San Francisco Alta California, of February 23, Large bouquets endowment of $75,000. been published about them this is rather surprising. lower floor in the hall beneath the main upper hall. For those of you who might be interested in knowing about the order of The mansion, to the view, is lofty, having a heavy rich cornice and coping that they are not live birds. 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