Outpost of Empire: The Story of the Founding of San Francisco

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OUTPOST OF EMPIRE
THE STORY OF THE FOUNDING
OF SAN FRANCISCO

BY
HERBERT EUGENE BOLTON

SATHER PROFESSOR OF HISTORY AND
DIRECTOR OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

1931
ALFRED A KNOPF NEW YORK

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xv
  • Illustrations xix
  • Maps xxiii
  • The Setting for the Drama 2
  • II- Fringes of Empire 11
  • Opening a Land Route to California 17
  • IV- Expansion 24
  • V- The Need of Transportation 27
  • VI- Anza's Proposal 30
  • VII- Deliberations in Mexico and Madrid 34
  • VIII- Getting Ready 43
  • IX- In Kino's Footsteps 46
  • X- Through Pápago Land 52
  • XI- The Camino Del Diablo 57
  • XII- The Meeting with Chief Palm 62
  • XIII- The Crossing 67
  • XIV- Down the Colorado 71
  • XV- Yumas and Cajuenches 75
  • XVI- The Battle with the Sand Dunes 78
  • XVII- Dancing on the Rim of the Desert 85
  • XVIII- The Sand Dunes Circumvented 89
  • XIX- Along the Base of the Sierras 94
  • XX- The Royal Pass of San Carlos 98
  • XXI- Victory and Short Rations 102
  • XXII- Garcés on the Back Track 106
  • XXIII- Anza and Palóu See Visions 110
  • XXIV- Straightened Trails 115
  • Xxv Up the Gila and Home 119
  • Xxvi Rewards 125
  • The San Francisco Colony 131
  • Xxviii Plans Outlined 136
  • Xxix Details Perfected 140
  • Xxx All Sorts of Advice 144
  • Xxxi Shoes and Hair Ribbons 147
  • Xxxii The Colony Assembled 151
  • Xxxiii Pack Saddles 155
  • Xxxiv The Order of March 160
  • Xxxv The Casa Grande De Moctezuma 166
  • Xxxvi The Gila Pimas 172
  • Xxxvii Opas and Cocomaricopas 176
  • Xxxviii Guests of Palma 182
  • Xxxix Again at Santa Olaya 189
  • Xl Keepers of the Gate 193
  • Xli Over the Desert 200
  • Xlii Christmas in a Canyon 207
  • Xliii Rabbi, Quis Peccavit? 212
  • Xliv Down the Sunset Slope 218
  • Xlv At San Gabriel 222
  • Xlvi The San Diego Uprising 226
  • Xlviii The Canoe Builders of the Channel 235
  • Xlix Simile Est Regnum 242
  • L First Through the Golden Gate 248
  • Li The Harbor of Harbors 255
  • Liii The Rio Grande De San Francisco 265
  • Liv The Mountain That Played the Joke 271
  • Lv Parting Tears 274
  • Lvi Opéra Bouffe 276
  • Lvii A Lone Watch on the Colorado 285
  • Lviii Garcés's Peregrinations 291
  • Lix Founding San Francisco 299
  • Anza and Palma in Mexico 309
  • Lxi A Left-Handed Adiós 316
  • Lxii The Sermon That Was Never Delivered 319
  • Lxiii Garcés Returns to Civilization 321
  • Lxv Palma Before the Cathedral Altar 326
  • Epilogue 333
  • Index *
  • Index i
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