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Pangua, Francisco History of California Missions' income, gift and friars (in Spanish).

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06286.01 Author/Creator: Pangua, Francisco Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 10 July 1776 Pagination: 6 p. 31 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: Including Serra, Palou and Crespi missions. (GLC06286.02 is physically joined to this item)


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: American WestReligionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsChristianityCatholicism

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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