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Famous Missions of California - William Henry Hudson

History of the California Missions. This is my 33nd Project Guttenberg title.

Of related interest are:
Chimes of Mission Bells
The March of Portolá
The Official Account of the Portolá Expedition of 1769 - 1770

Chapter 1 - Of Junipero Serra, and the proposed settlement of Alta California
Chapter 2 - How Father Junipero came to San Diego
Chapter 3 - of the founding of the Mission at San Diego
Chapter 4 - Of Portola's quest for the harbour of Monterey,
and the founding of the Mission of San Carlos
Chapter 5 - How Father Junipero established the Missions of San Antonio de Padua,
San Gabriel, San Louis Obispo.
Chapter 6 - Of the tragedy at San Diego, and the founding of the Missions of San
Juan Capistrano, San Francisco, and Santa Clara.
Chapter 7 - Of the establishment of the Mission of San Buenaventura, and of the death
and character of Father Junipero.
Chapter 8 - How the Missions of Santa Barbara, La Purisima Concepcion, Santa Cruz,
Soledad, San Jose, San Juan Bautista, San Miguel, San Fernando, San Luis Rey,
and Santa Inez, were added to the list.
Chapter 9 - Of the founding of the Missions of San Rafael and San Francisco Solano
Chapter 10 - Of the downfall of the Missions of California
Chapter 11 - Of the old Missions, and life in them.
Chapter 12 - Of the Mission system in California, and its results.


DOC file for Palm (Project Guttenberg version)