Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Arrivas House H.A.B.S. Notes
Title: Arrivas House…St. Augustine, FLA,
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Title: Arrivas House…St. Augustine, FLA,
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Arrivas House H.A.B.S. Notes
Physical Description: Architectural drawing
Language: English
Creator: Conway, D.N.
Herb Banks, John Jarvis
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Box: 5
Divider: Arrivas House H.A.B.S. Notes
Folder: Arrivas House H.A.B.S. Notes
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
46 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Arrivas House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 46 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896311 x -81.313236
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Bibliographic ID: UF00096017
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: B12-L21

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Lot 21.
44 St. George Street.

This house, located in the blook between Ouna Street
and Burual Alley to the north at the time of the departure
of the Speniards in 1768 and belonged to Captain Don Ray.
mando AvvIvas. Someti2s his name is spelled Arribas, v
and b being interchangeable in many ins tan a
The houae was described as of ooquina and the neighbor.-
hood muut have been particularly desirable, as not a house
of wood was listed on this west side of the blook, when
de la Peents made his offietal census of houses for the
ing of Spain. Arribas had married into the Avero or Abero
family and his relatives owned houses on both north and south
of him, while another Avero was on the east side of the Calle
The house figured in a transaction with Jesse Fish, the
English agent, to whom so many Spaniards sold their proper.
ty in s fidenee when the term of the treat between Spain
and England made it necessary for the Spaniards to sell with-
in a stated tise. But on their return to control 20 years
later, Don RBanado s son, Tadeo secure the property for
his mother Ursula de Arrivas, his father being dead and his
mother being in Cuba, Tadoo married Maria Graeia Perpall
a daughter of Dona Isabel Perpall, who had much property in
Sto Augutine and the country near by. When Father Hassettts
census was sade in 1793, there were two childWon in the Arri-
vas house, little Ursela, two years ohl, named for the pater.
n4l grandmother, and Maria sabel, only two months old, bear..
ing the name Isabel for her mother's mother.
Aeoss the street was Dana Eugenia do Yta y Salaxar, a
widow of 56 years, Tadeo Arrivas' aunt from the Avero family*
o. ( The present porch over the side-walk to said to enclose
SI reaina of the open balony, that was part of the bid house.
Portions of the old walls of the enclosure downstairs can be
seen in parts of the modernised section, where there is now
a souvenir shop*
One picture of that side of St. George Street gives a
ood view of the street wall with the large gate door
through which entrance was had to the trace at the south
of the house, Upatairs at the south end was a shuttered
porch room so favored by the older families. The St, George
o Street balcony was not enclosed until recent years and the
interior of the several stories still contain interesting
indications of the age of the building.
This house is not No44 St. George Street#

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