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Estancia “La California”
1893 Day-Book

This is the fifth diary that has survived the years.  Most of this diary was written by John E. Bz., with help by segundos and others.

Background:  The background image is John Schreiber’s lithograph of “La California”, which he drew in 1878.

Reference Pages:  To aid the reader with Spanglish terminology, unfamiliar names (people & places), and old measures (weights, distances, currencies, etc.) we have provided a set of: Reference Pages.  We recommend you have these available — they will open in a second window or tab.

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PDF files:

Click on a title below to download a PDF file containing images of the actual diary pages.

Front Cover & Pages
The pages of advertisements and tables of information have been torn out.  The front cover is included with Q1.
Quarter-1
Front Cover, “Memoranda of Reference”, and daily written entries for January, February, and March.
Size: 6.5mb.
Quarter-2
Daily written entries for April, May, and June.
Size: 5.8mb.
Quarter-3
Daily written entries for July, August, and September.
Size: 6.0mb.
Quarter-4
Daily written entries for October, November, and December.
Size: 5.8mb.
Back Pages & Cover
Summary of cash movements, pages of advertisements, and the back hard cover.
Size: 2.1mb.

Transcription:

January

Spanglish speakers!  Please help us transcribe these diaries so others can enjoy them as well!  For example, see 1890.


© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)