San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History Page: 49
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Illustrating the l/illa Capital de San Fernando, Sparisl
I. The old Church of San Fernando.
2. Churchyard Burying Ground, now covered by the Cathedral
3. The Presidio Garrison Barracks, long since removed.
4. The old Plaza de Armas Dwellings and Ramparts. All 3 and 4
were claimed by the city as city property and in most cases the city
substantiated its claims, and, acquiring it, cleared the old buildings
away. The lot marked b was the last private property to disappear-
1889. In.the '4os and '5os a man named Goodman gave much trouble
before he was finally ousted by law by the city. Plats of most of
these properties, and the names of claimants, may be found in
Book 1, City Engineer's Records. The City Hall of 1850-90, with
City Jail, occupied N. W. corner, c d.
5. Properties of N. Lewis, Callaghan, Groesbeeck, et al., on Main
Plaza, claimed and cleared by the city similarly to those on Military
Plaza (See note 4).
6. The isolated Spanish family names on the plan are those of
some of the original property holders.
7. The faintly dotted lines to and from the Veramendi and Garza
Houses are the approximate routes to Zambrano Row and to the
Priest House taken by the besieging companies under Milam and
F. W. Johnston in 1835. The capitulation of Cos to Burleson fol-
lowed in 1835.
This plan is about 75 varas to the inch, Rampart Dwellings from 6 to 12 varas
wide, Garrison Barracks, 20 varas wide.
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