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History of the California Peninsula based on an English translation of the 1758 Spanish publication of Jesuit Miguel Venegas.
Volume II (Part III, Sec. XIII through Part V) is a continuation of the 1759 English translation of Spanish Jesuit Miguel Venegas’s 1758 publication regarding the history of the Peninsula of California. It continues where Volume I, Part III, Sect. XII, left off discussing the role of the Jesuits in California. Volume II also contains five appendices: Appendix I, a short description of the coast of California by Francisco Lopez de Gomara; Appendix II, the narrative of the 1602 voyage of Captain Sebastian Vizcaino surveying the western coast of the California Peninsula; Appendix III, an account of the 1746 voyage of Father Fernando Consag to survey the eastern coast of the California Peninsula to the Colorado River; Appendix IV, a description of California by English Captain Woods Rogers and his 1714 voyage to the South Sea; and Appendix V, extract of passages from the passages regarding the voyage of English Commodore George Anson with a vindication of the Jesuits and refuting aspect of the account of the voyage by Chaplain Richard Walter.
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"1759 - A natural and civil history of California, Volume II" (2017). Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish. 12.