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Guide to the Spanish and Mexican Materials, 1780-1850
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Description
Small collection of letters from various persons, 1780-1850.
Background
From 1769 to 1822 California was under Spanish rule. In 1822, California declared independence from Spain and aligned with Mexico. After a period of unrest, the territory came into possession of the United States in 1846. On September 9, 1850, California became a state.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.