History of California, Volume 18 (Google eBook)

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History Company, 1886 - California
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Contents

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Page 82 - We found the whole country to bee a warren of a strange kinde of Conies, their bodyes in bignes as be the Barbary Conies, their heads as the heads of ours, the feet of a Want, and the taile of a rat being of great length: under her chinne on either side a
Page 82 - when he hath filled his belly abroade. . .the people eate their bodies, and make great account of their skinnes, for their kings holidaies coate was made of them.
Page 410 - his cowl covered neither creed, guile, hypocrisy, nor pride. He had no quarrels and made no enemies. He sought to be a simple friar, and he was one in sincerity. Probably few have approached nearer to the ideal perfection of a monkish life than he.
Page 312 - no right to inflict the death penalty, even on an Indian, without the governor's approval. The sentence was: "Deeming it useful to the service of God, the king, and the public weal, I sentence them to a violent death by two musket-shots on the llth at 9 AM, the troops to be present at the execution under arms, also all the Christian
Page 381 - Lasso de la Vega, Surgeon Ddvila, the mission guard, and a body of troops from the presidio. "There was enclosed in the cavity of said corner-stone the image of our holy father St Francis, some relics in the form of bones of St Pius and other holy martyrs, five medals of various saints, and a goodly portion of silver coin.
Page 594 - 23-4. fornians understand this, and clamor for industrious citizens. Each ship should carry a number of families with a proper outfit. The king supplies his soldiers with tools, why not the farmer and mechanic as well? They should be settled near the missions and mingle with the natives. Thus the missions will become towns in twenty-five or thirty years.
Page 82 - are but small; his tayle, like the tayle of a Rat, exceeding long; and his feet like the pawes of a Want or moale; under his chinne, on either side, he hath a bagge, into which he gathereth his rueate, when he hath filled his belly abroade. . .the people eate their bodies, and make great account of their skinnes, for their kings holidaies coate was made of them.
Page 704 - Gen., MS., 146. means despicable; and, had it received the advantage of fulling, would have been a very decent sort of clothing." In 1797 Borica ordered that mission blankets should be used at the presidio, and no more obtained from Mexico; but in 1799 he disapproved the friars' scheme of building a fulling-mill. In 1796 a manufacture of coarse pottery was established under Mariano Tapia.
Page 489 - there was baptized a Nootka Indian, twenty years of age, " Iquina, son of a gentile father, named Taguasmiki, who in the year 1789 was killed by the American Gret (Gray) captain of the vessel called Washington belonging to the Congress of Boston.
Page lxiv - New Orleans (La.), Advertiser, Bee, Commercial Times, Courier, Picayune, Tropic. New Helvetia, Diary of Events in 1845-8. MS. Newspapers of California and other states of the Pacific US The most important are cited under the name of the town where published, and many of them named in this list. New

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