Common Terms of the California Missions
A tile floor.
A wine, olive, or apple press.
Standard Spanish measure of distance for a league, equal to 2.597 miles. There were 5,000 varas in a legua.
The papers given a privateer authorizing him to act. The letter specified the period for which it was valid. Often the limits of the Marque were vague, leaving it up to the captain and crew to determine where to go and what they could seize.