Emperor Norton Project

Published Proclamations

A collection of The Proclamations of Emperor Norton is available in pdf form in the Libertarian Labyrinth library. It will be updated as new material is unearthed.

  • “Have We an Emperor among us?” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 8 no. 139 (Saturday, September 17, 1859): 3.
  • “Another Ukase from Czar Norton—Congress Abolished,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 4 (Wednesday, October 12, 1859): 3. [011]
  • “All a Mistake,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 5 (Thursday, October 13, 1859): 3. [003]
  • “The Supreme Court in Peril,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 15 (Tuesday, October 25, 1859): 2. [012]
  • “Further from Norton I,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 17 (Thursday, October 27, 1859): 2. [001]
  • “Positively the Emperor’s Last,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 23 (Thursday, November 3, 1859): 3. [004]
  • “Proclamation of Norton I. on the Harper’s Ferry Insurrection” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 35 (Thursday, November 17, 1859): 3. [013]
  • “Proclamation by the Emperor Norton I,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 68 (Wednesday, December 28, 1859): 3. [014]
  • “Card from Joshua Norton,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 70 (Friday, December 30, 1859): 3. [005]
  • “Proclamation,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 73 (Wednesday, January 4, 1860): 3. [009]
  • “Proclamation,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 81 (Friday, January 13, 1860): 3. [007]
  • “Proclamation,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 85 (Wednesday, January 18, 1860): 3. [015]
  • “Proclamation,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 94 (Saturday, January 28, 1860): 3. [008]
  • “Proclamation,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 9 no. 97 (Saturday, February 1, 1860): 3. [010]
  • “Local Matters. Emperor Norton—the Approaching Convention—the Imperial Address,” San Francisco Bulletin 9 no. 100 (Saturday, February 4, 1860): 3. [002]
  • “New Proclamation by the Emperor Norton” San Francisco Bulletin 10 no. 10 (Thursday, April 19, 1860): 3.
  • “A Hint to Note Shavers,” San Francisco Bulletin 10 no. 94 (Saturday, May 26, 1860 ): 3.
  • “Proclamation,” San Francisco Bulletin 10 no. 94 (Friday, July 27, 1860 ): 3.
  • “The Emperor’s Message,” Visalia Weekly Delta 2 no. 34, 9 February 1861 [probably false]
  • “Scandalous Report Contradicted,” Daily Alta California 18 no. 5802 (January 27, 1866): . [second-hand account]
  • “Another Blockade Declared,” Daily Alta California 18 no. 5814 (February 9, 1866): 1.
  • “An Important Document,” Daily Alta California 18 no. 5842 (March 9, 1866): 1.
  • “Caution,” Daily Alta California 18 no. 5846 (March 13, 1866): 1. [second-hand account]
  • “Court Record,” Daily Alta California 19 no. 6363 (August 17, 1867): .
  • “Must Come in Due Form,” Daily Alta California 19 no. 5381 (September 4, 1867): . [second-hand account]
  • “An Imperial Suppliant,” Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) 26 no. 27 (May 7, 1868): 3. [second-hand account]
  • “Norton I. on the Small-Pox,” Daily Alta California 20 no. 6840 (December 8, 1868): . [mention of proclamation]
  • “Important Decree of Emperor Norton,” Daily Alta California 21 no. 6929 (March 9, 1869): . [mention of proclamation]
  • “Proclamation by the Emperor,” Sacramento Daily Union 38 no. 5837 (December 11, 1869): .
  • “More Proclamations,” Sacramento Daily Union 38 no. 5839 (December 14, 1869): .
  • “Proclamations by the Emperor,” Pacific Appeal, 7 no. 4 (September 3, 1870): 1.
  • “Proclamations of the Emperor,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 5 (September 10, 1870): 1.
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 6 (September 17, 1870): 1.
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 7 (September 24, 1870): 1.
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 8 (October 1, 1870): 1.
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 9 (October 8, 1870): 1.
  • “The Emperor Alarmed,” Daily Alta California, 22 no 7517 (October 20, 1870): . [advertisement/forgery]
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 13 (November 5, 1870): 1.
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 16 (November 26, 1870): 1.
  • “Statesmanship,” Pacific Appeal, 7 no. 17, (December 3, 1870): 1.
  • “The King’s Jester,” Daily Alta California, 22 no. 7567 (December 9, 1870): . [second-hand account]
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal 7 no. 22 (January 7, 1871): 1.
  • [Proclamation on “the Chinese Question], Pacific Appeal, 7 no. 41 (May 20, 1871): . [mentioned in next issue]
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 7 no. 42 (May 27, 1871): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 7 no. 43 (June 3, 1871): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 7 no. 50, (July 22, 1871): 1.
  • “Proclamations,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 1 (August 12, 1871): .
  • “Proclamations,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 3 (August 26, 1871): .
  • “Proclamations,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 7 (September 23, 1871): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 8 (September 30, 1871): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 9 (October 7, 1871): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 15 (November 18, 1871): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 16 (November 25, 1871): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 19 (December 16, 1871): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 23 (January 6, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 27 (January 10, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 23 (January 13, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 28 (January 17, 1872):.
  • “From the Emperor Norton I,” Sacramento Daily Union, 42 no. 7390 (January 20, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 24 (January 20, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 26 (February 3, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 30 (March 2, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 31 (March 9, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 35 (April 6, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 36 (April 13, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 37 (April 20, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 38 (April 27, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 39 (May 4, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 40 (May 11, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 41 (May 18, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 42 (May 25, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 43 (June 1, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 44 (June 8, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 45 (June 15, 1872): .
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 46 (June 22, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 49 (July 13, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 50 (August 3, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 8 no. 51 (August 10, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation. Our Treaties and Commercial Relations with China,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 2 (August 24, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 3 (August 31, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 4 (September 7, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 5 (September 14, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 6 (September 21, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 7 (October 12, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 8 (October 19, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Mariposa Gazette, 18 no. 18 (October 25, 1872): .
  • “Manifesto of Norton I,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 9 (October 26, 1872): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 10 (November 2, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 11 (November 9, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 12 (November 16, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 14 (November 30, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 15 (December 7, 1872): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 17 (December 21, 1872): 3.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 18 (December 28, 1872): 3.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 19 (January 4, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 20 (January 11, 1873): 3.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 21 (January 18, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 22 (January 25, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 23 (February 1, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 24 (February 8, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 25 (February 15, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 26 (February 22, 1873): 2.
  • “Open Letter to Norton I.,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 27 (March 1, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 28 (March 8, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 29 (March 15, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 30 (March 22, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 31 (March 29, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 32 (April 5, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 33 (April 12, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 34 (April 19, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 35 (April 26, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 36 (May 3, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 37 (May 10, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 38 (May 17, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 39 (May 24, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 40 (May 31, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 41 (June 7, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 42 (June 21, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 44 (July 3, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 44 (July 12, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 45 (July 19, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 46 (July 26, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 47 (August 2, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 48 (August 9, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 9 no. 49 (August 16, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 1 (August 23, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 2 (August 30, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 2 (September 6, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 3 (September 13, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 4 (September 20, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 5 (September 27, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 6 (October 4, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 7 (October 11, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 8 (October 18, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 9 (October 25, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 10 (November 1, 1873): 2.
  • “Telegram to France,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 11 (November 8, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 12 (November 15, 1873): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 13 (November 22, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 14 (November 29, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 15 (December 6, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 17 (December 20, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 18 (December 27, 1873): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 19 (January 3, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 20 (January 10, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 24 (February 7, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 25 (February 14, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 27 (February 28, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 28 (March 7, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 29 (March 14, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 33 (April 11, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 34 (April 18, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 35 (April 25, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 39 (May 9, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 38 (May 16, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 39 (May 23, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 40 (May 30, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 41 (June 6, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 43 (June 20, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 43 (June 20, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 44 (June 27, 1874): 1.
  • “Telegram to Queen Victoria,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 46 (July 11, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 47 (July 18, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 48 (July 25, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 49 (August 1, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 50 (August 8, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 10 no. 51 (August 15, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 1 (August 22, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 2 (August 29, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 3 (September 5, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 4 (September 12, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 5 (September 19, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 6 (September 26, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 6 (September 26, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 8 (October 10, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 9 (October 17, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 10 (October 24, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 11 (October 31, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 13 (November 14, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 14 (November 21, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 15 (November 28, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 16 (December 5, 1874): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 17 (December 12, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 18 (December 19, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 19 (December 26, 1874): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 20 (January 2, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 21 (January 9, 1875): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 22 (January 16, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 23 (January 23, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 24 (January 30, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 25 (February 6, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 26 (February 13, 1875): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 27 (February 20, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 28 (February 27, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 29 (March 6, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 29 (March 6, 1875): 2.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 30 (March 13, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 31 (March 20, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 32 (March 27, 1875): 1.
  • “Proclamation,” Pacific Appeal, 11 no. 33 (April 3, 1875): 1.
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