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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Rio del Carmelo 1835
"The earliest map we know for our stretch of coast is the diseño of Rancho San José y Sur Chiquito above. A diseño is
a hand-drawn descriptive map that was submitted in an application for a
Mexican land grant. Rancho San José y Sur Chiquito was first granted to
Teodoro Gonzales in 1835."