Letters, 1698-1712.


Letters, 1698-1712.

The letters to attorney-general Josef de Miranda (WA MSS S-1080;Sa39) and Spanish missionary Alejandro Romano (WA MSS S-1081;Sa39) describe the Christmas celebration at the Mission of Loreto, mentions the death of Josefito de Miranda, and notes the erection of a "Nacimiento" scene.

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