Rosa, Jose de la (Spanish CA)
Jose de la Rosa
Taylor, Watchmaker, Editor, Bookbinder and Printer
Spanish California (1841 or 42-1845 )1.
- "The last Spanish printer of California under the Mexican regime was Jose
de la Tosa, tailor, watchmaker. editor , and bookbinder as well as printer. He
printed for 3 or 4 years until 1845 when Governor Pio Pico decided he needed
no printer and stored the printing equipment; De la Rosa lived until 1892,
when he die at the age of 102." Allen Kent, Printers and Printing to Public
Policy, Copyright. pg. 50.