Internet Archive BookReader - History of Alameda County, California : including its geology, topography, soil, and productions : together with a full and particular record of the Spanish grants : the early history and settlement, compiled from the most authentic sources, the names of original Spanish and American pioneers, a full political history, comprising a tabular statement of officers of the county since its formation : separate histories of each of the townships, showing their advancement and progress : also incidents of pioneer life, the raising of the Bear Flag, and prominent citizens and representative men : and of its cities, towns, churches, schools, secret societies, etc