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San Gabriel mission and the beginnings of Los Angeles,

Author: Zephyrin Engelhardt
Publisher: San Gabriel, Cal., Mission San Gabriel, 1927.
Series: Missions and missionaries of California. New series. Local history.
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Engelhardt, Zephyrin, 1851-1934.
San Gabriel mission and the beginings of Los Angeles.
San Gabriel, Cal., Mission San Gabriel, 1927
(OCoLC)657188940
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zephyrin Engelhardt
OCLC Number: 2413687
Description: xiv, 369 pages including frontispiece, illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: I. Name of the mission --
First missionaries --
Locality --
Picture of Our Lady of Sorrows charms the savages --
Beginnings --
Disorderly soldiers --
Indians aroused --
Battle --
Savages terrified --
Soldier frustrate mission work --
Fr. Junipero Serra --
Goes to Mexico --
His awful indictment of Captain Fages and soldiers --
Corporal Gongora aids the fathers --
First attempts at agriculture fail --
Fr. Serra's success --
II. Fr. Francisco Palou arrives from lower California --
His report to the viceroy --
Worthless soldiers --
Fr. Fermin de Lasuen --
Don Jose de Galvez supplies secondhand church goods --
Successful beginnings --
Captain Juan B. Anza arrives from Sonora --
Route overland feasible --
Anza leads a large expedition to Monterey --
The expedition on the march --
Fr. Pedro Font's lucid description --
The true route across the Sierras --
Fr. Francisco Garces --
III. Reticence of the missionaries --
Speak when attacked --
Fr. Pedro Font's picture of the Indians --
Life at the missions --
The mission system --
The daily routine --
Dearth of food --
Deserters --
Discontented colonists --
Anza and company return to Sonora --
Fr. Serra administers confirmation --
Governor Neve's unfriendly interference --
Indian Alcaldes --
Disastrous results --
More soldiers and colonists --
Yumas destroy two settlements on the Colorado --
IV. El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles --
Colonists collected --
The locality --
The founding according to fiction and facts --
The first settlers of Los Angeles --
Description --
The first officials --
Fr. Junipero Serra confirms at San Gabriel --
Fr. Serra's last visit --
Indian Alcolyte's sympathy for him --
Bids farewell --
Success of the missionaries in spiritual and temporal matters --
Contribution to war fund --
Governor Fages's report --
A master weaver secured --
Prosperity --
Indian women starts conspiracy --
V. Disagreeable neighbors --
Various land claims --
San Rafael or La Zanja, San Pedro, El Encino, El Portezuelo, E. Nieto, La Puente --
Fr. Miguel Sanchez resists claims --
Fr. Fermin de Lasuen --
Success of mission --
Building activities --
New church --
Annual elections --
Death of F. F. Sanchez and Cruzado --
Rev. Jose Ant. M. Arguello, first native priest --
VI. Complaints of Los Angeles settlers --
The Fr. Presidente's action --
Replies of Fathers Miguel and Zalvidea --
Unreasonable demands of colonists --
Remedies proposed --
Extraordinary number of sick --
The malady --
Hospital at the mission --
Great mortality and the cause --
Pagans and neophytes --
The fathers overburdened --
Contemplated revolt VII. Building activities --
Effects of the earthquake of 1812 --
Wine and fruits --
Indian labor --
Laying first stone for the church at Los Angeles --
Origin, habits, etc., of the Indians --
Sidelights on the inhabitants of Los Angeles --
VIII Building operations --
Additions to the church goods and field implements --
Expedition against the Mojaves --
The deadly Mal Galico --
Father Zalvidea infirm and distressed --
San Bernardino Rancho --
Willing Indians --
Controversies about land --
Greedy and unscrupulous settlers --
The fathers uphold the rights of their wards --
Governor Pablo de Sola --
No blessings on land wrested from the neophytes --
A drastic punishment --
IX. Difficulties encountered in building a church at Los Angeles --
Shiftless inhabitants --
Fr. Nuez's lucid letter --
Fathers Nuez and Zalvidea wary --
Fr. Mariano Payeras's beautiful appeal in behalf of the church at Los Angeles --
Contributions from various missions --
Governor Sola --
The missions sustain the whole civil and military government of California --
Supplies furnished by Mission San Gabriel, and how they were paid --
The shiftless Angelenos allow the poor neophytes to build a church --
Who deserves the credit? --
The dedication --
The pastors --
X. Political changes --
Extent of the mission lands --
Live stock --
San Bernardino Rancho --
Building activities --
new Padron --
Fr. Jose Sanchez, Presidente of the missions --
Governor Echeandia's duplicity --
Fr. Sanchez indignant --
First Americans from the East Overland --
Their character, conduct, treatment --
Their observations --
Some light on mission life --
Fr. Sanchez highly praised --
Joseph Chapman XI. An erratic vaccinator --
Alfred Robinson's observations and figures --
Echeandia's wicked plot --
Silly legislators --
Governor Manuel Victoria's arrival upsets Echeandia's schemes --
Revolt of baffled greed --
A battle --
Victoria resigns and departs --
Two governors --
The Fitch-Carrillo elopement case --
The judgment --
Mexican Franciscans arrive --
XII. Victims of sectarian bigotry --
Hawaiian kings --
Retribution --
First resident pastor of Los Angeles --
Death of Fr. Jose Sanchez --
Arrival of Fr. Thomas Estenaga --
Guinn's wild story --
The anti-mission clique fears to lose some booty --
Decrees against the missions --
Plotting of the legislature --
Disregard the Mexican government --
Decree confiscating the missions --
Attitude of the missionaries --
The inventory --
Fr. Estenaga disappears --
Returns --
Los Angeles, the capital of California --
Disgraceful proceedings --
Mob law --
Want a new pastor --
Very Rev. A. J. Bachelot departs --
New constitution --
Liquor selling --
XIII. The difference between missionary and administrator rule --
The results --
Juan Bandini's administration --
Must taste his own medicine --
William Hartnell, inspector --
What he saw and did --
Only six years after --
Poor Fr. Estenaga witnesses the havoc --
Entertainments at neophyte expense --
Fr. Narciso Duran --
Fr. Estenaga again --
Bandini reports --
Lapanares de los Mayordomos --
Fr. Estenaga heartsick --
Notes --
Mofras and his figures --
XIV. Eastern immigrants arrive --
Receive a grant of mission lands from Alvarado --
Fr. Commissary Duran protests --
New governor appointed --
Extreme poverty of Mission San Gabriel --
Governor Micheltorena arrives --
His soldiers --
Decree restoring the missions to the Franciscans --
The neophytes --
Memorable Corpus Christi celebration --
Micheltorena orders school to be opened --
His ideal school --
Mission San Gabriel all but hopelessly ruined --
Fr. Estenaga reluctant to take charge --
Fr. Commissary urges the fathers to sacrifice themselves for the neophytes --
Another Mexican constitution --
Los Angeles items --
Hungry Indians steal what is their own --
The cemetery at Los Angeles XV. Legislature assembles at Los Angeles --
Pico's address --
Juan Bandini's plan --
His remarkable admissions --
Mexican government forbids touching the missions --
Is ignored by Pico --
He orders missions sold --
His creditors --
His forgery of documents --
Bancroft's statement thereon --
Pico's motives for hurried sale --
The crime accomplished --
The title deeds --
San Gabriel Mission --
United States prevents more sales --
Returns missions to the missionaries --
General Kearny's action --
U. S. Court declares Pico's sale illegal --
Mission property returned tot he Catholic Church --
Governor R. B. Mason's declaration --
Fr. Tomas Estenaga passes to his reward --
His burial place --
Angelenos demand another priest --
Fr. Blas Ordaz appointed for San Gabriel --
XVI. Revolt against Micheltorena --
"Battle" --
Micheltorena resigns --
Pio Pico governor ad interim --
Immediately plants to "wipe out" the missions --
Unjust aspersions --
Fr. Estenaga to Pico --
Fr. Real to Pico --
Hypocrisy of the Pico clique --
Nothing sacred to them --
Pico appoints commissioners to take over the mission property --
Fr. Estenaga refuses to yield till commanded --
Unterrified --
Fr. Duran directs him to yield, but by inventory --
Fr. Duran trapped --
Amazed at Pico's duplicity --
Neophytes demand freedom as promised --
Mexican government asks Fr. Duran to report --
Fr. Duran on San Gabriel --
Rev. Antonio Jimenez attends Los Angeles --
XVII. Happy neophytes rendered unhappy --
Fr. Duran on foolish emancipation act --
Indians brutally treated at Los Angeles --
What Bartlett saw at Los Angeles --
Consequences of "secularization" --
Retribution --
United States patent for San Gabriel Mission lands --
XVIII. Success or failure? --
Aim of the missionaries the same as that of the apostles --
Different methods --
In California --
Correct system of the fathers --
Title page of the baptismal register --
Some pious fiction employed --
The pious fund alone supplied the mans --
The various mission books --
Herculean task --
SPiritual results --
Table --
Agricultural results --
Table --
What California owes to the Franciscan friars --
Stockraising --
Table --
XIX. Biographical sketch of the Franciscans who died at Mission San Gabriel or from there retired to Mexico --
Fr. Jose Angel Somera --
Fr. Pedro de San Joseph Esteban --
Fr. Christobel Oramas --
Fr. Isidoro Barcenilla --
Fr. Francisco Miguel Sanchez --
Fr. Antonio Cruzado --
Fr. Francisco Dumetz --
Fr. Jose de Miguel --
Fr. Francisco Ramon Fernandez Ulibarri --
Fr. Joaquin Pascual Nuez --
XX. Fr. Geronimo Boscana --
Fr. Jose Bernardo Sanchez --
Fr. Tomas Eleuterio Estenaga --
Fr. Blas Ordaz --
Rev. Antonio M. Jimenez del Recio --
List of resident and visiting missionaries and other priests --
XXI. Modern period --
The successors of the Franciscans --
The bishops of the diocese --
The cathedral at Los Angeles --
Our Lady of the Angels --
Changes at San Gabriel --
Arrival of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary --
Resurrection of San Gabriel --
First parochial school --
Headquarters of the missionaries --
fathers take charge of Our Lady of the Angels at Los Angeles --
Church enlarged --
New dwelling for the fathers --
New parochial school --
Sketch of Archbishop A. M. Clart --
On Cuba Isle --
Spiritual direcor of Queen Isabella --
At the Vatican Council --
Illness and death --
His missionary and literary activity --
Pope Pius XI on the founder of the Missionary Sons of Mary Immaculate --
Rt. Rev. John Maiztegui C. M. F., Vicar Apostolic of Darien.
Series Title: Missions and missionaries of California. New series. Local history.
Responsibility: by Fr. Zephyrin Engelhardt.

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