The documents, primarily from the T.W. Norris and the Cowan Collections, include
1792 census record for Monterey, San Jose and some of the missions; copy of a report, 1797, re Indians
of the Colorado River area; an order, 1801, re boundaries between the pueblo of San Jose and Santa Clara
Mission; a certificate of service issued to a cadet, 1804; and census data and reports on missions, 1812
Argüello served as comandante at the presidios at San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Barbara,
and as acting governor of California, 1814-1815.
Number of containers: 6 items and 1 oversize folder
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Collection is open for research.