The transcipts in this collection are arranged into two groups. They are titled "Papeles de
Lancaster-Jones" and "Papeles del Padre Fischer" and are described in Herbert E. Bolton's Guide
to the Materials for United States History in the Archives of Mexico. Many are letters
between José de Gálvez, Junípero Serra, Francisco Palou, and the
Guardián of the Colegio de San Fernando concerning the establishment of missions and the
assignment of missionaries in the Californias.
Number of containers: 123 folders
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