disaffection and hostility. Intelligence of danger is rapidly communicated at this time, and promptness and celerity of movement on the part of our troops, with speedy and sure punishment, will I trust prevent any concert of action among the Indians involving general or formidable disturbance.
Trusting that the general commanding the district will approve the disposition of the troops above named, I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Colonel First Washington Territory Infantry, Commanding.
SAN FRANCISCO, September 12, 1862.
(Received 9. 30 p. m. 12th.)
Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR:
The undersigned respectfully recommend that another regiment of infantry be raised in California.
VALLEJO, September 12, 1862.
Brigadier-General WRIGHT, U. S. Army,
Commanding Department of the Pacific:
SIR: The undersigned, residents of Vallejo, solano County, and loyal citizens of the United States, respectfully beg leave to represent that in our midst there are several persons who are traitors to their country and rejoice at Federal reverses and rebel successes, who want only a favorable opportunity to be in arms against our common country. In consideration of the above circumstances, we would respectfully request that upon proof of utterance of disloyal sentiments you will authorize the arrest and imprisonment of such persons.
S. B. DENIO,
E. HENRY M. BAILEY,
W. C. ROOT,
JNO L. DUNN,
[AND 32 OTHERS.]
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE PACIFIC,
San Francisco, Cal., September 12, 1862.
Lieutenant Colonel C. C. SIBLEY,
9th Infty., U. S. Army, Commanding Presidio of San Francisco, Cal.:
SIR: Captain Henry M. Black's company will be in readinesss to embark from Fort Point wharf to-morrow at 11 a. m. to proceed to and take post at Alcatraz Island, the command of which Captain Black will assume.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
R. C. DRUM,