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Title Plano de la Ensenada de la Purissima Concepcion…
Cartographer Pantoja y Arriaga, Juan; Tovar y Tamariz, Josef; Archivo General de la Nación: Mexico
Date
Document Type Map
Description Tracing of Pantoja and Tovar's 1782 manuscript made by Irving B. Richman in (?)1908. Shows Cojo Bay in Santa Barbara County (Calif.); includes soundings and apparently identifies 4 Indian settlements. Title from cartouche.
Names Richman, Irving B.
Places Cojo Bay, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
Keywords Spain, New Spain, colonialism, government, settlement
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area California
Language Spanish
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured, cloth; 277 x 169 mm on sheet 354 x 413 mm.

Pen-and-ink (black, red, and yellow) and watercolour (grey).

Additional Information

FULL TITLE: Plano de la Ensenada de la Purissima Concepcion: situada en la costa septentrional de la California, y es la entrada del oeste de la Canal de Sta. Barbara y se halla por la lat[itu]d n[orte] de 34 g[radols 34 m[inuto]s y en la long[itu]d de 15 g[rados] 28 m[inuto]s al oeste de Sn. Blas; y es en donde fondearon las dos fragratas de S[u] M[agestad] Princessa y Faborita el 29 de Julio de 1782, despues de haver socorrido los presidios y missiones de Sn. Francisco y Monterrey, para encontrar el de Sta. Barbara por ignorarse su situacion por estar fundandose en este presente año.

Added title, inside neat line: Ensenada de la Purissima Concepcion.

Scale c.1:46,200: 'Escala de 3 millas maritimas'.

Oriented with north at right.

Original manuscript forms part of Pantoja's logbook in the Archivo General del la Nacíon in Mexico City. Cf. Whitehead, R. S., Voyage of the frigate Princesa (1982), pp. 121-2, 128-9 and Wagner, H. R., Cartography of the northwest coast of America (1937), v. 2, p. 347 no. 684.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 243
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue