Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 1
Title: Bay and the Circle
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Title: Bay and the Circle
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 1
Physical Description: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Barnes, Eleanor P.
Publication Date: 1962
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Carrera House [nonexistent] (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine
Coordinates: 29.895981 x -81.3116
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Bibliographic ID: UF00090498
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B1-L7

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Bay and the Circle

JAN 29 Rec'd

The way the old Careraa House would have looked
(more or less) about 1788.

New I am ne artist, certainly none for free hand drawing
but at least you caA see my point.
In 1788 ..1 story, in fair condition belonging to Antonio Pens.
Immediat4y after Juan Carrera exchanged his home on Spanish
(His No. 3 house) for this one on the Bay where he lived his
lifetime. In 1788 It was Bleck 1, No. 4.
During the British Peried It was Port Block on the Bay.
In 1790 Juan Carrera is listed as owner, states WOCDFN house
and is No. 1, Sq. 1.
1801 Juan Carrera died. His 2nd wife and daughter, Yargarita,
lived in this house. Sept. 11, 1809 Margarita married Gabr&el
Cape, 'r. This, thenibecame the Cape home, as Gabriel moved
there. There was an "attic" even in Margarita's time.

The Horton sketch in 1840 shows this place with rounded front
windows and back chimney. Two later photos show the side
windows and the kitchen area, also the gateway. Still of wood.
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Meantime in 1819 Gabriel Cape, Jr. was born. He married Oct. 19
1844, Aagdalena Andreu, and they lived there. Jan 16, 1847 my
grandmother, Margarita was born here. They remained until after

her marriage to a Yankee in 1865 Even this placuple years longer.
Bwindy 1867 Grandfather Perry had reasold the place on St. George
where YESTERDAYS TOYS Is now located and bought over on the


Fart Green where Ripley's is today. His father-in-la did
likewise, '. 'fn they vacated this house. (Pay)

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