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Title Puerto de S[a]n Diego situado p[o]r 32 grados 32 minutos de latitud septentrional
Cartographer Pérez, Juan (d.1775); Vila, Vicente
Document Type Map
Description Chart of the harbor at San Diego, California showing soundings in brazas. Manuscript copy made by Irving B. Richman, (?)1908, from a 1769 manuscript map by Spanish naval officer Juan Pérez, captain of the packetboat San Antonio (also called El Principe).
Names Richman, Irving B.
Places San Diego, California, United States
Keywords Spain, New Spain, settlement, white settlement, fort, army, government, colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area California
Language Spanish
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 188 x 250 mm.

Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolour (green, brown, yellow).

Additional Information Original manuscript in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville (A.G.I. 104-3-3, variant 89-3-22). Attributed to Vicente Vila by various authorities, but sent by Pérez to Carlos Francisco de Croix, viceroy of Mexico. See letter dated Sept. 27, 1769 from Croix to Julian de Arriaga, Spanish minister to the West Indies (A.G.I. 104-3-3).
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 222
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue