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  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Existence and Location of Copies note

  • Title: Bull, James Hunter Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C058776
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder 1 bound journal, 33 pages, handwritten, copied
    Date: 1844
    Abstract: Captain James Hunter Bull's description of a journey on a portion of the old Mission Trail in Baja Californiia which took place from October to November 1844. The journey began in Mulego (Melege) Baja California on the Gulf of California and traveled through San Ignacia Mission, Mission Santa Gertrudes, San Borja Mission, Calemege, Mission Santa Maria, Mission San Fernandes and Rosario. 11 days after leaving Rosario, Bull ends the journal in San Diego. It is a rich description of the places, people and history of the natives, missionaries and Spanish soldiers. The 33 handwritten pages are a photostatic copy of the original. Included is a photostatic copy of the original Mexican passport authorizing the journey through the territory.
    creator: Bull, James Hunter, Captain, 1817-1904

    Scope and Contents note

    Captain James Hunter Bull's description of a journey on a portion of the old Mission Trail in Baja Californiia which took place from October to November 1844. The journey began in Mulego (Melege) Baja California on the Gulf of California and traveled through San Ignacia Mission, Mission Santa Gertrudes, San Borja Mission, Calemege, Mission Santa Maria, Mission San Fernandes and Rosario. 11 days after leaving Rosario, Bull ends the journal in San Diego. It is a rich description of the places, people and history of the natives, missionaries and Spanish soldiers.
    The 33 handwritten pages are a photostatic copy of the original. Included is a photostatic copy of the original Mexican passport authorizing the journey through the territory.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    Bull, James Hunter Papers, The Society of California Pioneers

    Existence and Location of Copies note

    The Society of Califonria Pioneers, 101 Montgomery St, Suite 150, The Presidio of San Francisco, CA 94129

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California missions
    California--History--1846-1850
    Missions--Mexico--Baja California (Peninsula)