Anza



Juan Bautista de
[hwahn bou-tees-tah th e] /ʰwɑn baʊˈtis tɑ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1735–88, Spanish frontiersman and army officer, born in Mexico: explored western coast of U.S.
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Padre Font was Anza’s chaplain, and with Garces’s aid later made a map of the country.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

On the appearance of these Indians Font and Anza are very positive.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

Or is ya muestra en esperAnza one block, and el fruto cierto another, with no rhythmic stresses except those on -Anza and cierto?
Modern Spanish Lyrics Various

Journals were kept of both these trips; for the first by Crespi, for the second, by Anza himself and also by Font.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

This village was large; Font estimated the population as 400 persons and Anza as 500.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

During the day the party saw six villages, says Anza (A), most of whose habitants had fled.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

Great stretches of chamise (Adenostema fasciculatum), which Anza calls “Mattal,” were observed.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

Anza emphasizes the fact that these Indians are not white, in contradistinction to the reports brought back by Crespi.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

They were brought to nominal submission in 1783 by the Spanish general Anza, who killed thirty of their chiefs.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7 Various

The implication of Anza’s account and the rather specific statement by Font seem to support Crespi’s description.
The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California S. F. Cook

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