TRANSLATIONS

Diary of Pedro Fages (Page 57)

Diary of the journey made by land to the Colorado River by order of Don Theodoro de Croix, caballero de Croix, field-marshal of the royal armies, and commandant-general of the Provincias Internas, etc., by the troops of His Majesty detailed for the purpose under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Don Pedro Fages, captain of one of the free companies of volunteers of Catalonia, and his second in command, Don Pedro Tueros, captain of cavalry, commandant of the Royal Presidio, of Altar.

Sunday, September 16, 1781 - After mass we set out from the presidio of Pitic, and, after travelling three leagues, stopped at Lomas Blancas, on account of the storm of rain and hail that came up in the afternoon, obliging us to sleep in that place.

From Pitic to Lomas Blancas, 3 leagues. Distance from Pitic, 3 leagues.
Monday, September 17. -We broke camp in the Morning at this place, and arrived at the Hacienda del Torreón, where we slept.
To Torreón, 9 leagues. Distance from Pitic, 12 leagues.
(Original manuscript from the "Robert E. Cowan Collection') Translated by The Academy of Paciftc Coast History, University of California, Berkeley.

 


Notation appearing below Velasquez map: (Page 48)

The dots indicate the summit of the sierra. and hill which descend to S. Sebastian. Where I indicate an A are running streams, but very short. Pasture in abundance, all over the summit.

Velasquez (signed)

This is an exact copy
taken from the original

Frontispiece or title page to Fr. Font's Diary (Page 31)

 

DIARY
TO
MONTEREY BY WAY OF
THE COLORADO RIVER

AUTOGRAPHED AND UN-
EDITED MANUSCRIPT OF
FATHER FR. PEDRO FONT.
1777

 


List of padres assigned to Upper California Missions: (Page 16)
Departing by land to the Missions of San Diego and Monterey:
Rev. Fr. President Fray Francisco Palou
Rev. Fr. Fray Juan Prestarnero
Rev. Fr. Fray Josef Murguia
Rev. Fr. Fray Pedro Cambon Rev. Fr. Fray Fermin Lasuen
Rev. Fr. Fray Juan Figuer
Rev. Fr. Fray Ramon Usson ... left ahead
Rev. Fr. Fray Vicente Fuster ... left ahead
Remaining to follow by land to their destination:
Rev. Fr. Fray Miguel de la Campa
Rev. Fr. Fray Miguel Sanchez

At Presidio of Loreto, June 19, 1773 -
(signed) Don Felipe Barri

 


List of leatherjacket soldiers stationed at the ports of San Diego and Monterey: (Page 20)
AT SAN CARLOS OF MONTEREY
Corporal Mariano Carrillo
Jph. Maria Congora
Anastasio Xavier Berdurco
Alexandro de Soto
Carlos Ruvio ... Married
Antonio Cota
Francisco Xavier Aguilar ... Married
AT THE PORT OF SAN DIEGO
1 Capt. Don Fernando de Rivera y Moncada ... Married
1 Corporal Guillermo Carrillo
1 Juan Jph. Robles
1 Bernardo Ruvio, ... Married, touched with (illness)
1 Matheo Ignacio de Soto
1 Juan Maria Miranda ... Married
1 Francisco de Abila
1 Raphael Hernandez
1 Marcelo Brabo
1 Nicolas Antonio Sambrano ... Married
1 Jph. Ignacio Olivera
1 Mariano de la Lus Berdugo
1 Alejandro Antonio Gonzales
1 Juan de Osuna ... Married, remained with temperature
1 Sebastian Albitre
1 Andres Cota ... Married
1 Jph. Joachin Espinosa ... Married
1 Augustin Canelo
18 Total

 


Estimated payroll of San Diego Presidio: (Page 127)

 

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Frontispiece to Duhaut-Cilly's narrative "Voyage Around the World..." (Page 137)

VOYAGE

AROUND THE WORLD

PRINCIPALLY

To California and the Sandwich
Islands, During the Years, 1826,
1827, 1828, and 1829:

By A. DUHAUT-CILLY,

Captain of the Long-Course,
Chevalier of the Legion of Honor,
Member of the Paris Academy of
Industrial Manufacture, Agricultural
and Commercial

Illi robur et aes triplex

HORACE

 

VOLUME ONE
PARIS,
1834.

 


Invoice for supplies used in the repairs to the Esplanade of Fort Guijarros by order of the Commandant of this Presidio, Don Jph. Raymundo Carrillo (Page 83)

                                                  Pesos  Rs. 
In the first place, the item of 24 pesos which
was entered on invoice dated Feb. 24 of this
year, of the Treasurer's Office of San Blas,
covering 90 (tt) of nails which were used
on the above mentioned esplanade, were
prepaid by the ships of that stopping place 24. 0. 0


For 18 pesos 3 rs. paid to the carpenter of
the same vessels, Pablo Bejar, in payment
of his invoice No. 1, covering the days he
worked on the esplanade 18. 3. 0

To satisfy Salvador Bejar in connection
with the same thing in his line, per his
invoice No. 2 36. 0. 0


For payment made to the immediate Mis-
sion of San Diego, covering 24 days in
which one of its Indians worked, at 2 rs. per
day, as substantiated on Mission Adminis-
trator's invoice No. 3 6. 0. 0
84. 3. 0

Which amount of eighty-four pesos three reals must
be credited by the Finance Dept. to this office.
San Diego, Dec. 31, 1808
(signed) José de la Guerra

 


The following is a translation of the first page of Jayme's letter to Serra in connection with the moving of the mission: (Page 25)

"Praised be Jesus, Mary and Joseph Rev. Fr. President Junipero Serra "May the grace of the Holy Spirit be with Your Reverence and with me. Amen.

"On the 2nd of this month, letter arrived from Monterey in which we are advised of the happy arrival of El Principe; things appear to have adjusted themselves well. The Indians here, as more come, become humbler and the gentiles show greater desire to be baptized. In days passed all the boys from the comer rancheria came to learn the doctrine and be baptized, but since we were unable to give them azote each time they came because of the scarcity we have of com (and if the boat delays in arriving, there will hardly be any left for the Indians of California) they stopped coming. If we are able to harvest some of the wheat we planted, then we may be able to baptize them. We planted here about five fanegas of wheat, it sprouted and kept in good shape until the month of January, but later because of the lack of water, most of it dried up; it rained in March on two occasions, and it seemed to have recovered, and now it appears..."

 


List of soldiers stationed at Fort Guijarros (Page 181)

 

ARTILLERY CORPS
DETACHMENT OF THE
SAN DIEGO PRESIDIO

Exact list of the review passed by me, Lt. Don José María Estudillo, Commandant of this Presidio, of the Veteran Artillerymen and Militiamen who are of the Fort of Point Guijarros garrison, of this Port, as of today, Jan. 1, 18--:

 

VETERAN ARTILLERYMEN

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