Important People

Heinrichs, Ann
January 2002
California Missions (0-7565-0208-X);2002, p19
The article focuses on the persons who played an important part in Spanish missions in California. Carlos III, king of Spain, had ordered the settlement of Alta California. José Gálvez, representative of King Carlos, was in charge of settling Alta California. Father Junípero Serra was a Franciscan missionary who founded the first California mission.


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