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" On the cross was cut the legend, "Dig at the foot of this and you will find a writing," and at its foot accordingly they buried a brief account of their journey. "
History of Santa Cruz County, California - Page 39
by Edward Sanford Harrison - 1892 - 379 pages
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Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Volumes 56-61

United States - 1871
...they erected on its southern side a large wooden cross, partly as a memento of their sojouru.there, and partly to attract the attention of the expedition...cut the legend, "Dig at the foot of this, and you 10 ill find a writing;'1'' and at its foot accordingly they buried a brief account of their journey....
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History of Contra Costa County, California: Including Its Geography, Geology ...

Contra Costa County (Calif.) - 1882 - 710 pages
...erected on the south side of Point Pinos a large •wooden cross, on which was rudely carved the words, " Dig at the foot of this and you will find a writing...buried a brief account of their journey. Its text as set forth in Father Crespi's diary, was as follows : — " The overland expedition which left San...
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History of San Mateo County, California: Including Its Geography, Topography ...

San Mateo County (Calif.) - 1883 - 322 pages
...what is now called Cypress Point, a large wooden cross, on which was rudely carved the words, " diy at the foot of this, and you will find a writing,"...buried a brief account of their journey. Its text, as set forth in Father Crespi's diary, was as follows: "The overland expedition which left San 'Diego...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 19; Volume 41

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - American literature - 1891
...expedition by sea, which had been despatched to cooperate with them. On the cross erected at the south side was cut the legend : " Dig at the foot of this and...will find a writing"; and at its foot accordingly cisco on the nth of November, passed Point Aņo Nuevo on the iclh, and reached this point and harbor...
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The Story of the Innumerable Company: And Other Sketches

David Starr Jordan - California - 1896 - 294 pages
...recognize the bay. On the Point of Pines they erected a large wooden cross, and carved on it the words: " Dig at the foot of this and you will find a writing." According to Crespi this is what was written: " The overland expedition which left San Diego on the...
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The Famous Missions of California

William Henry Hudson - Missions - 1901 - 70 pages
...erected two large wooden crosses as memorials of their visit, and cutting on one of these the words — "Dig at the foot of this and you will find a writing" — buried there a brief narrative of their experiences. This is reproduced in the diary of Father...
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Dominicana: A Magazine of Catholic Literature, Volume 6

1905
...fruitless search for the latter, they erected a wooden cross, on an arm of which was cut with a razor, "Dig at the foot of this and you will find a writing." This writing was the diary of Father Crespi, giving a full account of their journeying, and is mostly...
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The Century, Volume 41

1891
...expedition by sea, which had been despatched to cooperate with them. On the cross erected at the south side was cut the legend : " Dig at the foot of this and...will find a writing " ; and at its foot accordingly cisco on the iith of November, passed Point Aiio Nuevo on the 19th, and reached this point and harbor...
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Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine

Bret Harte - West (U.S.) - 1899
...waters, these despairing monks, more than two hundred years before, erected a large wooden cross bearing the legend, " Dig at the foot of this and you will find a writing." The paper referred to was an account of their expedition, and they buried it there lest when they perished...
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