California in 1792

California in 1792

A Spanish Naval Visit

Book - 1990
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The first translation of the recountings by two young Spanish naval officers of the 1792 voyage of two Spanish schooners which were ordered to inspect the Pacific Coast from Vancouver Island to Monterey. In introductory chapters and notes, Cutter (history emeritus, U. of New Mexico) supplements their firsthand observations with a brief history of California in the late 18th century, including bibliographical information on the explorers, other naval officers, soldiers and friars. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1990
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780806123066
Characteristics: xv, 176 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm


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