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BC Historical Books

Voyage of the Sonora in the second Bucareli expedition to explore the Northwest coast, survey the port of San Francisco, and found Franciscan missions and a presidio and pueblo at that port. The journal kept in 1775 on the Sonora by Don Francisco Antonio Mourelle, the second pilot of the fleet constiuting… Mourelle de la Rúa, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820

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"Added t.p. is a copy of the original t.p.
230 copies printed by Russell on his private press.
'Notes ... more complete and dependable for the Californian coast than for the region to the northward': - unsigned review in the Washington Historical Quarterly, Vol.12, 1921, P.233."-- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 212.

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