Rules and regulations for the Presidios on the frontier line of New Spain, ordered by King Carlos III in a decree of September 10, 1772. Speech of Carlos Antonio Carrillo in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, requesting adequate courts for the administration of justice in Alta California, 1831. Decree of President Santa Anna of Mexico, May 22, 1834 establishing circuit tribunals and district courts. Appendices: 1. Select articles of a decree of the Spanish Cortes, of October 9, 1812, concerning the constitutional magistrates of the towns. 2. Articles of the Mexican law of May 20, 1826, concerning circuit courts and district judges.