The Colorado River Campaign 1781-1782, Diary of Pedro Fages. Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History, Vol. 3, No. 2

Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1913.

Softcover. Very good. 101 pp, with frontispiece. Light handling wear; clean and sound. Text is in English and Spanish. "On July 17th and 18th, 1781, the Yuma Indians rose against the Spaniards and, at or near the villages of San Pedro y San Pablo de Bieuñer and La Purísima Concepción, massacred three groups of soldiers, missionaries, and settlers ... On September 9th, a council of war was held at Arizpe, and a punitive force was sent to the Colorado under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Pedro Fages. His diary, here printed for the first time, begins on September 16th, the day on which he set out from the presidio of Pitic" (Introduction).

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