By Eleanor Philips Barnes
Square "D" . Puente Map . No. 67
Houses of Don Raimundo de Arrivas (Houses of stone)
n-s 31 x 70 varas
(a vara is about 2 feet, 8 inches of our 3 foot yard)
NOTE: This makes the n-s measurements about 87 feet.
Escrituras Brief, No. 105
January 14 . .
Josef (Jesse) Fish bought from Raimundo de Arrives, a house and lot on Governor's
Street, bounded on the north by former house of Alphonso de Avero, on south by
Antonia de Avero, in front by the street, . etc.
Fish relinguishes houses to anyone who hold it, sale being void. Accepted? or
occupied? by Tadeo de Arrivas, son of Raimundo . .
Roque Map, No. 43, Bl. 7
Stone house in good condition belonging to the heirs of Arrivas, according to
Government . .
No. 103, BI.12 . House of Coquina and lot of the heirs of Captain Don
Raimundo de Arrivas
Bl. 12, No. 103 . Same . .
December 20 . Escrituras, p. 202v. .
Sale of Francisco de Rovero representing Josefa Massa de Arrivas, widow . .
sells to Tadeo de Arrivas, one third (her one third) house and lot on St. George
Street, bounded on north: Pablo Sabate; south: Pedro Fuscha; east: Street
(St. George); west: Minorcan Quarters . etc. .
May 1st, Deed Book "E", p. 48-49
Tadeo Arrivas to John Oates. House and Lot, 74 feet, north south. Bounded
on north: Pablo Sabate depth 198 feet and one half; west: by Pow Street
(Spanish); south: Pedro Fuscha.
Comparisions: (rough comparisons.
CUNA TO ARRIVAS
CUNA THROUGH ARRIVES
using 3.3 instead
of 3...or 2.8
76 feet plus
e-w 198 feet
n-s 74 feet
WIDTH: Cuna seemed to be about 15 to 17 feet on all maps.
The Salazar House was No. 81 Avero House on 1763 Puente Map. Right across
the Street from the Arrives House. The Old Spanish Inn No. 82. Puente 1763
Map was partl across the street from south side patio courtyard of the Arrives
Business Service is today in patio courtyard and the west-south room of the Old