The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 73
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Diary of Fray Gaspar Jose De Solis, in the Year 1767-68 73
On the 18th we came to the Creek of the Monagula. Here I was
received by the Reverend Father President Fray Pedro Ramirez,
and the Reverend Father Fray Joseph L6pez, minister of the mis-
sion of La Bahia, with all of his Indians who were reconnoitering.
I was visited by the captain of the Royal Presidio of' La Bahia.
He invited me to eat with him another day, but I did not accept
his invitation because I was suspicious of him since he had been
guilty of some judicial proceedings against the Fathers of this
mission, and of the mission of Rosario.
On the 19th a mass of thanks was sung with the official in
charge for the good success that I had had on the visit of inspec-
On the 20th I returned the visit of the Captain Don Francisco
The 21st I visited the Father Marentes, as Minister of the
Mission of Orcoquisac.
On the 22nd I remained in this Mission of La Bahia, resting
and bathing because I needed it.
On the 23rd I went to the Mission of Rosario and kept up the
baths. The 24th, 25th and 26th I did the same.
The 27th we did honors on the anniversary of the funeral of
Captain Don Manuel Ramires de la Picina, on which occasion
the Reverend Father Marentes preached a good sermon.
The 28th we continued our journey and came to the Mission of
On the 29th we came to La Escondida.
On the 30th we reached the ranch of the Honorable Captain of
the Presidio of San Antonio de B6xar, which is called San
On the 31st we reached the Chayopines, ranch of the honored
Priest of said presidio.
On the 1st we came to the mission of the Sefior San Joseph.
Here I remained resting and bathing until the 15th.
On the 16th we left this mission and went to the Atascoso
Ranch where the property of the mission is located. There are
some pools of water there that are good and permanent; in these
are such fish as haddock, barbos, eels, etc.
The 17th we remained at this ranch waiting for the escort.
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