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Author Garces, Francisco Tomas Hermenegildo, 1738-1781.

Title On the trail of a Spanish pioneer [microform] : the diary and itinerary of Francisco Garces (missionary priest) in his travels through Sonora, Arizona, and California, 1775-1776 / translated from an official contemporaneous copy of the original Spanish manuscript, and ed., with copious critical notes, by Elliott Coues.

Imprint New York : F.P. Harper, 1900.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of American Civilization Microfiche Cabinets  LAC 20082    ---  Available
Description 2 v. : fronts., 8 plates, 2 port., 2 maps. plan, 5 facsim.
Series American explorers series; III
Library of American civilization ; LAC 20082
Note Limited edition of 950 copies.
A Spanish version was published in 1854 in 2d ser., v. 1 (p. 225-374) of "Documentos para la historia de Mexico", under the title "Diario y derrotero que siguio el m. r. p. fr. Francisco Graces en su viaje hecho desde octubre de 1775 hasta 17 de setiembre de 1776". The present translation was made from a miscellaneous copy differing considerably from the printed text and now preserved in the library of the Bureau of American ethnology. cf. Introd.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 20082)
Subject Missions -- Sonora.
Missions -- Arizona.
Missions -- California.
Southwest, New -- Description and travel.
Added Author Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899.

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