Francisco Palou. Carta sobre la exploracion de la costa de California.

Serial Number
150-00005
Title
Francisco Palou. Carta sobre la exploracion de la costa de California.
Author(s)
Palou, Francisco
Crespi, Juan
Date
09-06-1774
Documentation
San Carlos de monte rey. September 6, 1774. 15pp. Cpy. Photo.
Summary
Document is a copy of a letter by fr. Francisco Palou which contains excerpts from fr. Juan Crespi's diary of an expedition to the northern coasts. He speaks contact with natives who approach the boat. Description centers on stature and clothing of the natives, their activities around the Spanish ship, and the materials they brought for trading, and wished in return. They gave mostly wooden material and were primarily interested in large iron implements in exchange. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Pena, Thomas de la
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Perez, Juan
Palou, Francisco
Crespi, Juan
Places
San Carlos de Monte Rey (Puerto de)
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0068
Original Location
ASB, Santa Barbara, California.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1534
Rights
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