Cedula of Philip III to Pedro de Acuna, governor of the Philippines concerning settlement of Monterey.

Serial Number
030-00073
Title
Cedula of Philip III to Pedro de Acuna, governor of the Philippines concerning settlement of Monterey.
Author(s)
Philip III
Date
08-19-1606
Documentation
San Lorenzo. August 19, 1606. 5pp. Typed English transl. Cpy. Typesc.
Summary
Philip III orders Don Pedro de Acuna, governor and captain general of the Philippines, to assist Sebastian Viscaino who has been ordered to settle the harbor of Monterey. The importance of this document lies in its account by Philip III of the expedition on which Sebastian Viscaino, an experienced navigator, discovered Monterey and explored the coast in between on order of Don Luis de Velasco, Former viceroy of New Spain - description of native inhabitants of the coast and their mention of gold. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Philip III
Acuna, Pedro de
Venegas, Miguel
Velasco, Luis de (Virrey)
Viscaino, Sebastian
Mendoza, Juan de (Marques de Montesclaros)
Zuniga y Acevedo, Gaspar de (Conde de Monterrey)
Places
Monterey
San Diego
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0066
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0418(104-3-4)
Language
Spanish
Notes
This is an English translation of a published Spanish document.
Batch Reference Number
1528
Rights
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