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Turning the San Diego River Into False Bay
Turning the San Diego River Into False Bay  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Turning the San Diego River Into False Bay
    Dates: 1840s thru 1875
    Collection Number: Turning the San Diego River Into False Bay
    Creator/Collector: A. A. Hunphreys, Brig. Gen'l and Chief of Engineers George W. Perrine William Leamey W. E. Rush Anthony Blackburn A. S. Wright Charles Hazarazthy D. Barber Lriucisunson John R. Bleukus William Louge Squire Fletcher, Esq. John Cook Thos. S. Beech William M. Chase John Hensley Holder Almy Hinirus Berckers (?) Ira Davis or Sid Davis Wm. P. Overton C. C. Overton Henry Eaton Jose Maria Estudillo Jose A. Aguirre Francisco Maria Alvarado Man. or Manuel or William, P. Warner or Warnes or Varnes Juan Bandini Ramon Apodaca F. or Francisco de P. Rodriguez Juan Maria Marron Jose A. Estudillo Manuel Rocha Pedro Jose de Pedrorena Jose de y coris florisco Senor Estudillo Bandini Marron Alvarado Pedrorena Aguirre Haraszathy Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D. C.
    Extent: Nine documents, including correspondence and original signed petitions.
    Repository: San Diego City Clerk's Archives
    San Diego, California 92101
    Abstract: to be added
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    public records, City of San Diego, Clerk.

    Publication Rights

    public records

    Preferred Citation

    Turning the San Diego River Into False Bay. San Diego City Clerk's Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Documents found in the City Clerk Archives records, City of San Diego. File entitled "U.S. San Diego River Government Dyke; Prior to 1925; Including Permit for Old Town Bridge."

    Biography/Administrative History

    Documents found in the City Clerk Archives records, City of San Diego. File entitled "U.S. San Diego River Government Dyke; Prior to 1925; Including Permit for Old Town Bridge."

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Nine documents dated between the 1840s and 1875 relating to the turning of the San Diego River into False Bay, now Mission Bay. Includes original correspondence, signed petitions, a report, a description of work, bond, contract and statement of cost of work.

    Indexing Terms

    San Diego River course change
    False Bay
    San Diego Harbor
    Pacific Coast
    Anthony Blackburn contract with the Mayor and Common Council for turning the river San Diego in case the river is turned by the City at its own expense
    pile dam below the Palmetto tree
    river bed dam
    river bed ditch
    shoveling of dirt and sand washed in by the rains
    1834, 5 and 6 hundred tons anchored, but now too much sand brought into San Diego Bay
    rainy seasons
    W. W. Belknas, Secretary of War
    Liet. Col. C. G. Stewart, San Francisco
    M. Keating, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of San Diego
    D. P. Wright or Dr. Wright, the Chairman of the Committee appointed to receive proposals for turning the San Diego River into False Bay
    Juan Bandini
    Juan Marron
    Jose A. Estudillo
    Francisco Maria Alvarado
    Pedro Jose de Pedrorena
    Jose Maria Estudillo
    Manuel Rocha
    Jose A. Aguirre
    Office of the Chief of Engineers
    Board of Engineers for the Pacific Coast
    Board of Trustees, City of San Diego
    San Francisco Station
    Engineer Offices in San Francisco

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