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Description
Certified copies of military service records for Pablo Cota from 1787-1798
Background
Pablo Antonio Cota was born in 1744 at Loreto in the California territory of New Spain. On July 4, 1768 he enlisted as a soldier at the age of 24. In March of 1769 he traveled with the historic Gaspar de Portolá expedition to establish a settlement and mission in San Diego. Cota was with the second land party that discovered the Port of Monterey in May of 1770.
Extent
1 folder
Restrictions
Material may be consulted for research only. No reproductions are allowed.
Availability
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.