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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Spanglish speakers! Please help us transcribe these diaries so others can enjoy them as well! For example, see 1890.
© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)