Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Spanish Military Hospital - Block 28 Lot 2
Title: [Raymond de Cruz - map of 1821 - notes]
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Title: Raymond de Cruz - map of 1821 - notes
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Spanish Military Hospital - Block 28 Lot 2
Physical Description: Research notes
Language: English
Physical Location:
Box: 7
Divider: Block 28 Lot 2 (Spanish Military Hospital)
Folder: Spanish Military Hospital - Block 28 Lot 2
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
3 Aviles Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spanish Military Hospital (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 3 Aviles Street
Coordinates: 29.891837 x -81.311598
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Bibliographic ID: UF00094840
Volume ID: VID00010
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: B28-L2

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"his building stood on Square Nb. 2, tot 167, the foundations of it are
S121y yards square; nothing of it remains except some loose s'tnes: there is

staring a room, used as a guard house, formihg a rectangle 74 ya-ds long y 5.

wide, in whiph there is an Arm-Lack for the aua-d: a wooden for a
co, orol and 5 men; the whole lot surrounded with a low tobbie /sic/ stone wall,

S 4; yards to the south forming the side of the Hospital; 51 yadds on the p rin.i

fPront, ,'41 on the north wall and' 5 o on'the west adjoining the lot of Don-

Bartolome de Castro. '

Has its place as may be seen in )quari No. 22, Lot 16Z, being 45 yards; on the

S front; its principal entrance; the same to the south os depth; 241'ya-,ds to' the'

north or front on the Public Square; and 28 on the side or south part it contains

three buildings, one used as the hospital, 27, yards long by ,6 broad within which,
are five rooms forTthe sick on the ground.flo-r, and the second used'as a lumber
room and o*het purposes; a piazza which serves as a shed, and fronting the east,

.17 -y.rds long.





stands on the same square :nd lot; it is built of wood, with the side to the
south of masonry 24 yards high. Following its enclosure in the rear there is a.,
room below of wood, and another similar one above,, with a closet below the stairs
of 'the same. In the said room above there is no stone work there is constructed'
a nogging wall, from thence you enter the shop with its shelves, and counter,' nd,d
In front are placed three steps to come into it; snd two within at thetwo. doors

forming a little rrcces above: there nr'e 1L windows up stairs, thnbe enclosed with

fr .mes, single leaf shutters, with folding bolts sashes and hinges, two dittdOii-

hirges and suitable lock. lelow four single leaf doors with hinges, and shooting'


On one side wall next the street anaoher door with hinges; and serviceable

lock ;nd key; two rooms below ,on entering the yards, one used as a kitchen with

fireplace and chimney, twosmall ovens with proper ironsfor the Usboratory of .the

shon and baking. The other is used as a storeroom without of wood, ,nd within,..,

ol' not-;inr; tv' sinhlo leaf doors, one .'ith r lock, and the other with staple1

and nadlock and both with hinges, shooting bolts; the said room having shelves for

placing the medicines. A stone passage with a wooden shed; all the room of. the.

house have,. pli(rl'' ceilings, and in the magazine is a trap door. All the robfs

ei'-Te shingled, ancl the pnlinp; is of Wood; in the building there'is afire place,

above a~id belov, with a stone chimney ohaft "

NO. .2 CAVALRY iRPIACKS L4 in runiri

The shape is represented in the plan on square Ao.lC, Lot No. 124, being,

a house 1i yards long, by 7 yards ride; '.with four rooms, two,,bove, and tt*p be6"

low. At present it is uninhabitable; 'the three fronts to the East,south, end

rve,,t have fallen ion, and nothing i.s worth'the inventory but the grind the

lot occupies; here is cl.oce to this bu'l'ing akitched ,'ith-a floor of carth,

recently roofed, with it, chimney, :andr oor in good roepaiir; the enclosure dn' thec:

Fast indi west is 66 yards and on the!north and south 79 y.arTs.
-, no.15
No. 15 OLDL POWDP HOUSE' .in ruins,

'his house is situated without the limits of the general plin of'the ciRty,

and therefore is marked on-the plan no. 11'on a small scale.---The Lot formed a

space irregular on the East and West fronts; according to the design No. 11 which

shows it, and e.iual on the south and north. The house haB two rooms on the ground

floor, in a useless state, as there is niehher door, window or roof arid even the

wlnj s are useless.

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