Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez. Diario y derratero de los rr.pp. Fr. Francisco Atanasio Dominguez y fr. S. Velez de E. para descubrir el camino desde el presidio de Santa Fe al Monterey en la California.

Serial Number
250-00071
Title
Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez. Diario y derratero de los rr.pp. Fr. Francisco Atanasio Dominguez y fr. S. Velez de E. para descubrir el camino desde el presidio de Santa Fe al Monterey en la California.
Author(s)
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Padre)
Date
01-00-1777
Documentation
Relacion. Original. Microfilm, original on loas June 1976. Santa Fe. January 1777. 69 folios.
Summary
The participants account of their journey from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Monterey California. It is in diary form and includes remarks on geography, natural history, Indians, conversions, utah lake. The party did not reach Monterey, but stopped at utah lake and then returned to New Mexico. This document is rich in geographic description, but has few remarks on Indian customs or contacts between Spanish and Indians. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Padre)
Dominguez, Atanasio
Cisneros, Juan Pedro
Miera, Bernardo
Places
Santa Fe
Monterrey
California
Zuni
Abiquiu
Taos
Cebolla (Rio de)
Chama (Rio)
Navajo (R)
Grulla (Mtns.)
Dolores (R)
Pinos (R)
La Plata (Mtns.)
Las Animas (R)
La Sal (Mtns.)
San Francisco (R)
San Javier (R)
Venado
Alazan (Mtns.)
Santa Rosa de Lima (R)
San Ramon (R)
San Buenaventura (R)
San Cosme (R)
Ethnic Groups
Yutas Tabehuachis
Yutas Muhuachis
Yutas Sabuaganas
Yutas Ancapagaris
Comanches Yam Paricas
Gunas
Cosninas
Napestes
Tirangapuis
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer ms. 1083.
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer Ms. 1083
Language
Spanish
Notes
Also in documentos para la historia de Mexico of series 2, v. 1, pp.375-558, and the last 24 pp. In maas. Trans. Into English by herbert auverbach quarterly. Vol. Xi (1943-1945) pp. 27-77.
Batch Reference Number
2601
Rights
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Keywords
General Subjects