Excerpt from History of San Luis Obispo County, California: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers Pleasant Memories - Prosperous Rancheros - Generous Hospitality - Californians in 1835 - General Style of Dress of the People - Pure and Mixed Blood - Fine Voices - California Money Methods of Travel Californian's Easter Sunday - Singular Funeral - Cock Fighting - A Horse Race - Dancing - Descrip tion of a Festival, January io, i83o - Curious Custom - Love's Oﬂ'ering - Twenty-four Years Later - Captain John Wilson Reminiscences - Return Voyage - California Customs - The Carreta - A Manly Race - Schools - Fecundity of the People Their Tablesf - The Family at Home - vveddings - The Ladies' Costumes - Caballero's Dress - Funeral Customs - Postal Sys tem - 'hospitable Californians - The Ranchos - The Rodeos A Changed Condition - Ecclesiastical or Monkish Government. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.