Arguello, Concepcion, 1791-1857; Combs; Mantilla; Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich, 1764-1807; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Shawls;
Concepcion Arguello was 15 in 1806 when she met the Russian Count Nicolai Rezanov, Chamberlain to the Czar while he was in San Francisco. After a three week courtship, they became engaged. An official of the royal court, he had to return to...
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Letters; People; Reid, Kate; Santa Clara College (Calif.); Nobili, John;
A letter written at Santa Clara College from Bernard J. Reid to his sister Kate Reid. Bernard describes life in Santa Clara, Father Nobili, and the friends he has encountered. He is also nervous to give his first lecture at Santa Clara College.