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Fages (Pedro) Cavalry Inspection Report
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Description
Pedro Fages (1734–1794) was a Spanish soldier, explorer, and first Lieutenant Governor of the Californias under Gaspar de Portolá. He was the fifth Spanish Governor of Alta California (1782–91) when he wrote the inspection report contained in this holding. The manuscript details the cavalry at the Santa Barbara Presidio, including evaluation of soldiers, equipment, and supplies.
Background
Pedro Fages (1734–1794) was a Spanish soldier, explorer, first Lieutenant Governor of the Californias under Gaspar de Portolá, and second (1770–74) and fifth (1782–91) Governor of Alta California.
Extent
1 Folder containing 3 pages
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open to researchers.