Padre Font was Anza's chaplain, and with Garces's aid later made a map of the country.
On the appearance of these Indians Font and Anza are very positive.
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Journals were kept of both these trips; for the first by Crespi, for the second, by Anza himself and also by Font.
This village was large; Font estimated the population as 400 persons and Anza as 500.
During the day the party saw six villages, says Anza (A), most of whose habitants had fled.
Great stretches of chamise (Adenostema fasciculatum), which Anza calls "Mattal," were observed.
Anza emphasizes the fact that these Indians are not white, in contradistinction to the reports brought back by Crespi.
They were brought to nominal submission in 1783 by the Spanish general Anza, who killed thirty of their chiefs.
The implication of Anza's account and the rather specific statement by Font seem to support Crespi's description.