Annual Publications of the Historical Society of Southern California, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1891
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Page 195 - ... by the trawl-warp, the tail of the net is handed in, untied, and the contents shaken out. The produce, depending somewhat on the nature of...
Page 22 - To me there seems to be convincing proof, resting on clear inference, that some of the principal bays, where with greater reason it might be expected harbors would be found, they crossed from point to point and by night, while others they entered but a little way. For all this a strong incentive must have existed, because of the hunger and illness they say they experienced, which would cause them to hasten on their voyage.
Page 8 - ... y la guardé hasta que partiendo de españa en esta flota se perdió la nao en que yo venia y en ella se me perdió la rrelacion y todo lo que traía y su magestad me havia hecho merced y limosna.
Page 22 - ... inference, that some of the principal bays, where with greater reason it might be expected harbors would be found, they crossed from point to point and by night, while others they entered but a little way. For all this a strong incentive must have existed, because of the hunger and illness they say they experienced, which would cause them to hasten on their voyage. Thus, I take it, as to this exploration the intention of Your Majesty has not been carried into effect. It is the general opinion...
Page 32 - February, 1596. THE CONDE DE MONTEREY. (Decree of the Council). This communication having been taken under consideration on the 27th of May, 1596, let it be written to the Viceroy that he take from Sebastian Vizcaino the right to make this conquest and discovery, and that he report to what other person they can be entrusted, who may conduct the same more satisfactorily and with the hope of success.1 1.
Page 71 - ... Monterey, I set out on the discovery of the coast of the South Sea with two ships, a lancha, and a barcoluengo, with the requisite sailors and soldiers, armed and provisioned with everything necessary for a year. I sailed from the port of Acapulco, as I advised Your Majesty at the time, on the 5th of May of said year; and, in conformity with the order and instructions I had, I explored very diligently the whole coast, not leaving harbor, bay, island or bight without sounding and delineating it...
Page 72 - Castile, hemp and cotton, from which they make fishing lines and nets for rabbits and hares. They have vessels of pine wood, very well made, in which they go to sea with fourteen paddlemen of a side, with great dexterity— even in very stormy weather.
Page 31 - ... expedition of Sebastian Vizcaino, holding it for certain that in this thing that which is justice is also a matter of good conscience, and that what contravenes this is not an indication of good government. And, because I have deemed it meet for the service of Our Lord and that of Your Majesty, inasmuch as it was necessary to go on with the affair since it had been begun and as this man does not possess notorious defects which can rightfully excuse Your Majesty from aiding and fomenting his undertaking,...
Page iii - SM el Rey (q. D. g.) ha tenido á bien disponer que se conceda autorización á M...
Page 193 - ... heathen found from San Diego to Monterey, we have noted that, when they go to visit a neighboring village, they paint themselves in such a manner as to make themselves most ugly. We saw that some of the men were painted with red ochre of a fine tint. Although we invited these Indians to come aboard ship they did not venture to do so, except two of them, who were shown everything and who were astonished at all they saw in the vessel. They entered the cabin and we showed them the image of Our Lady....

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