Junipero Serra - Quotes

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I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.

I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.

Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday, the first of the month, at this port of San Diego, truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous.

Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday, the first of the month, at this port of San Diego, truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous.

We found vines of a large size, and in some cases quite loaded with grapes; we also found an abundance of roses, which appeared to be like those of Castile. ---->>>

The tract through which we passed is generally very good land, with plenty of water; and there, as well as here, the country is neither rocky nor overrun with brush-wood. ---->>>

We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing. ---->>>

As, however, the port in reality lies in thirty-two degrees thirty-four minutes, according to the observations that have been made, they went much beyond it, thus making the voyage much longer than was necessary. ---->>>

We found on our journey, as well as in the place where we stopped, that they treated us with as much confidence and good-will as if they had known us all their lives. ---->>>

Here I found those who had set out before me, both by sea and land, except those who have died. ---->>>

Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick; and although he arrived much reduced in flesh, he did not become ill, and is now well. ---->>>

Here are also the two vessels, but the San Carlos without sailors, all having died of the scurvy, except two. ---->>>

The people got daily worse from the cold and the bad water, and they must all have perished if they had not discovered the port about the time they did. ---->>>

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Born: November 24, 1713
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Die: August 28, 1784
Occupation: Clergyman
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