Mission San Juan Bautista : A School of Church Music

ENGELHARDT, Zephyrin. Mission San Juan Bautista : A School of Church Music.Missions and Missionaries of California. New Series. Local History. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Mission Santa Barbara, 1931. Pp (4),[v]-viii,(4),[3]-148,(10). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering and illustrations to boards. Contents : 1. Search for MissionSites.-—Locality Chosen—Saint John, the Baptist, the Patron.—Mission Found ed—First Buildings—The Monjério.— Earthquakes.—Cornerstone for New Church.—Missionary Changes—Expedition to Southeast—The Three-Nave Church Dedicated.2. The Interrogatorio—Origin, Notions, Habits, Languages, Burial Custsoms, Marriage, Dress, Education, etc. of the Indians. 3. The Memorias.—Forced C ontributions.—Building Activities from Year to Year—Church goods Acquired.—Various Statues.—Trading with Ocean Vessels.— Tools, Implements, etc. Secured.—Runaways.—Numerous Converts.—Mayordomos.—Father De La Cuesta's Quadernito. 4. Numerous Converts.—Heavy Rains—Governor J. M. Echeandia.—Missions Overtaxed.—Father Arroyo's Lament.—Church goods.— Extent' of Mission Lands— ABarrell Organ Donated.—Father Arroyo's Plight.—Last Report.—Anti-Spanish L aws and Consequences—Zacatecan Franciscans Take Charge of San Juan BautistaMission.—Young Paisano Upstarts. 5. Archplotters Against The Missions.—The ir Plan of Plunder Upset.—Paisano Legislators Force Figueroa To Issue Secularization Decree. —Mexican Government Repudiates the Secularization Decree--Administrators Appointed—Missionaries Ousted —Buelna Reports Results.—Tiburcio Castro Objects.—Father Anzar's Pathetic Letter to Gov. Figueroa. 6. Inventory of 1835.—Indian Lands not Public Domain.—Paisano Lack of Respect for Religion.——Secularization a Failure.—Indians Disappear.—Mission Ruined inTwo Years-- J.T. Castro's Chagrin -- Report on Expenditures for 1836.—Magi strates.—Observations of Mofras.—Colton's Exaggerations.—Manuel Micheltorena Restores Missions—His Queer Blunder. 7. Micheltorena Resigns-—Pio Pico Assumes Office.—Missions Cherished, Except under Paisano Rule.—Inventory of 1845.—Pio Pico Wars against José Castro. - Sale of Missions Decreed.—MexicanGovernment Prohibits Sale.—Jose Figueroa Defends Missions—Pico Needs Money .—Missions Sold—Captain Fremont.—Avenging Angel. 8. Efforts to Recover Mission Property.—Major W. H. Emory on Ownership - General S. W. Kearny's Order. - Governor R. B. Mason. - Fr. José Real Errs -- Indian Depredations.—Congress Creates Land Commission.—Its Decision.—Lands Surveyed.—United States Patent. 9. Mission Registers.—Mission System.—Convertmaking.— First Converts.— Fr. Vicentede Sarna.—His Successors—Noted English Convert—First Book of Baptism Closed.—Fr. Arroyo's Last Entry.—His Successors--Marriage Register--Burial Register--Death of Fr. Andres Dulanto.—Death of Fr. Tapis.— Sketch.—New Cemetery. 10. After The Mission Period.—The First Secular Priest—Rev. Francis Mora and His Choir.—Rev. Antonio Ubach, thorough School Man.— Sisters rs of Charity Opon First School.—Orphanage.—Sisters of the ImmacuiculateHeart of Mary—Rev. Ciprian Rubio and His Tower.— Rev. Valentin Closa.—Eart hquake.—Sisters and Orphans Withdraw—Two Successful Fiestas.—Death of Father Closa.—Burial of Last Indian. Appendix : A.—San Juan Bautista. B.—Vocabulary and Phrase Book of the Mission Language of Mission San Juan Bautista. C.--Tables of Missionary Activities, Agriculture, and Stock. D.--Rancherias of San Juan Bautista mentioned in the Books. E.—Morning and Evening Hymns in the Missions. F.--Church Musc at the Mission. G.—The Church ot Mission San Juan Bautisia. H.--Mission Visitors and Sightseers. I.—The Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America. Spine rubbed, else a nice copy. 125.00

Title: Mission San Juan Bautista : A School of Church Music

Author Name: ENGELHARDT, Zephyrin Missions and Missionaries of California. New Series. Local History

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Calif., 1931,:

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