Expedition to san francisco bay in 1770 (Google eBook)

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1911
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Prof. Bolton was the read deal. This is the second documentation of exploration into Ulta California 1770. Portola was the year eariler. Bolton also transulated Portola. As with any writer of history, one can only go with the trail left behind by those who made the history. In 1936 Bolton was taken-in by a fake plate of brass reported to have been left in San Francisco Bay in 1579 by Francis Drake. Uncovered years later as a hoax, George Barron, curator of history of the de Young, had the fake plate made and planted along the San Francisco Bay. Garry Gitzen's "Oregon Stolen History" and "Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579" covers the full story. 

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Page 138 - THE LIBRARY THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CHARLES WILSON HACKETT 1888-1951 DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY AND DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES...
Page 153 - ... port of San Francisco. This I confirm through having seen it. November 29. — This day, seeing that we were unable to cross to the other side of the Punta de los Reyes without spending many days, and because of the anxiety which I felt for the camp, the cultivation of the land, and the raising of the stock, it was decided to go back. Retracing the distance covered on the 27th, we stopped in the same place without the least incident happening. This day's travelling was over the same six leagues....
Page 149 - We crossed it at a cost of three leagues' [march], seeing on the way many herds of antelopes, some of them exceeding fifty.
Page 158 - Real servicio, testimonios nada equívocos de mi fidelidad y arreglada conducta, no he contraído mérito de naturaleza tan relevante como el ejercicio y sagacidad con que me he manejado en la versación con este Prelado en la causa indicada." Nuestro Señor guarde la importante vida de Vuestra Excelencia los muchos años que deseo.— Tinta y Julio 11 de 1780.— Excelentísimo Señor. — Antonio de Arriaga. — Excelentísimo Señor Virrey Don Manuel de Guirior.
Page 140 - The Regents of the University of California have entrusted the control and administration of the books and manuscripts collected by Mr. HH Bancroft and known as the Bancroft Collection, together with such other historical material as is already in their possession or may come into their possession...
Page 153 - We saw, close to the lagoon, many pleasant and affable heathen, to whom we presented some strings of glass beads. They reciprocated with plumes and geese stuffed with straw, which they employed to catch an infinite number of these birds.
Page 153 - ... was very good and level; that they had climbed to the top of a hill but had not been able to...
Page 149 - At the place where they end there was a very large pool, and at the head of this a village of heathen, in which we saw about fifty souls. Two of these heathen went about with two little rafts, hunting ducks on the pool.

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