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BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Historical memoirs of New California, by Fray Francisco Palóu, O.F.M., Translated into English from the manuscript in the archives of Mexico, Edited by Herbert Eugene Bolton. Volume I Palóu, Francisco, 1723-1789


Front. of vol. I is a facsimile of the t.p. of the Figueroa ms. Sesquicentennial edition commemorating the founding of San Francisco in 1776.

Edited from the transcripts in Figueroa's Memorias compared with the published texts, with introductory chapters on Palou and his writings and on Figueroa and appendices containing Palou's correspondence."-- 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. 232-233.

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