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Title Plano de la Ensenada y laguna de Mescaltitan…
Cartographer Pantoja y Arriaga, Juan; Archivo General de la Nación: Mexico
Document Type Map
Description Tracing of Juan Pantoja y Arriaga's 1782 manuscript made by Irving B. Richman, (?)1908. Shows soundings and coasts in Goleta (Calif.) region and identifies 7 Indian villages.
Names Richman, Irving B.
Places Cojo Bay, Goleta, 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; 271 x 165 mm on sheet 346 x 423 mm.

Pen-and-ink and pencil; drawn on three leaves of tracing paper pasted together and backed by heavy paper.

Additional Information

FULL TITLE: Plano de la Ensenada y laguna de Mescaltitan: que se halla 37 millas al e[ste] de la Ensenada de la Purissima Concepcien situada en la Canal de Santa Barbara en la costa septentrional de la California y se halla aquella por la lat[itud] n[orte] de 34 g[rados] 23 min[uto]s y en la long[itud] de 14 g[rados] 46 m[inuto]s al oeste de San Blas.

Original manuscript forms part of Pantoja's logbook in the Archivo General de la Nacíon in Mexico City. Cf. Whitehead, R. S., Voyage of the frigate Princesa (1982), pp. 122, 130-1 and Wagner, H. R., Cartography of the Northwest coast of America (1937), v. 2, p. 347 no. 683.

Title from cartouche. Added title, inside neat line: Ensenada de Mescaltitan.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 245
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue