Hechos Historicos de California, As Told to Thomas Savage 1878, Incidents in the Life of a Soldier of Spain and Mexico in Alta California, 1807 to 1878 [Cover title: Garcia Hechos and Other Garcia Papers]. Inocente Garcia, Thomas Savage, Antonio Isaac Bonilla, Thomas Workman Temple, III.

Hechos Historicos de California, As Told to Thomas Savage 1878, Incidents in the Life of a Soldier of Spain and Mexico in Alta California, 1807 to 1878 [Cover title: Garcia Hechos and Other Garcia Papers]

Santa Barbara, CA: Flair Studio of Printing, 1974.

Softcover. Very Good. Title continues: "As Related to Thomas Savage for H. H. Bancroft by Inocente García, Administrator of San Miguel Mission." 194 pp, in original illustrated wrappers. Wear and soiling to wrappers, internals clean, binding sound. One of three hundred copies printed. Signed and inscribed presentation copy from Bonilla to a Southern California historian on title page. This volume contains the recollections of Inocente García, a soldier who served in California under the Spanish and Mexican regimes. Documents of a genealogical nature are also included. lnocente García’s recollections were dictated to Thomas Savage in 1878, when Sr. García was nearly eighty-seven years old, and were utilized by Hubert Howe Bancroft for his History of California. The original manuscript is in the Bancroft Library, Berkeley.

Item #3172

Price: $150.00