Excerpt from Peninsular California Some Account of the Climate, Soil, Productions, and Present Condition Chiefly of the Northern Half of Lower CaliforniaI have known the peninsula of Lower California, by conversation with inhabitants and with explorers and those who had grazed cattle in it, and by the study of reports upon it, for many years In 1881 I made a journey through the upper part of it as far as Todos Santos Bay, which abundantly confirmed all the reports I had heard of its fitness for agriculture, its sufficient water supply, and fine climate.In the summer of 1887, in the course of a sea voyage to La Paz, I stopped at Ensenada, and found there the headquarters of an American company which had ao quired lands and the right to sell them to foreign col onists and settlers a privilege formerly denied, but granted under recent liberal laws of Mexico As I had for many years desired to own land in the Peninsula, being convinced of the excellence of the country and cli mate, I selected and bought a small tract on and near the bay of Todos Santos.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download Peninsular California: Some Account of the Climate, Soil, Productions, and Present Condition Chiefly of the Northern Half of Lower California (Classic Reprint) – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
This describes the 19th century journalist and author For the 20th century novelist most famous for Mutiny on the Bounty, see Charles Bernard Nordhoff.Charles Nordhoff was an American journalist, descriptive and miscellaneous writer.He was born in Erwitte, Germany Prussia in 1830, and emigrated to the USA in 1845 He was educated in Cincinnati, and was for nine years at sea, in the navy and merchant service from 1853 to 1857 in various newspaper offices was then employed editorially by the Harpers 1861 , and for the next ten years on the staff of the New York Evening Post.From 1871 to 1873 Nordhoff travelled in California and visited Hawaii He then became Washington correspondent of the New York Herald His most widely known books are Northern California, Oregon and the Sandwich Islands 1874 , The Communistic Societies of the United States 1857 and God and the Future Life 1881.
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- Peninsular California: Some Account of the Climate, Soil, Productions, and Present Condition Chiefly of the Northern Half of Lower California (Classic Reprint)
- Charles Nordhoff
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