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Nell Curtin [Tucson, Arizona, United States]

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Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri, United States]

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San Xavier Del Bac Mission is located 10 miles south of Tucson near the banks of the Santa Cruz River. It was established by Father Kino in 1692 and is one of a chain of three started in Arizona by this adventurous priest. It stands i the midst of the hogans of the Papago Indians, direct descendants of those peoples for whom it was conceived and built. Cervices are conducted regularly by the priests for these Indians.

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English

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Greetings from Tucson. Having a nice trip - this country [illegible] to me and the desert land interesting. Driving out to see the Mission this afternoon. [illegible] to you & yours, Nell Carlin

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Keywords

San Xavier Mission (Tucson, Arizona), Mission Churches, Historic Sites

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