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" If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the center of its prosperity. The abundance of wood and water; the extreme fertility of its shores; the excellence of its climate, which is as near to being perfect as any in the world;... "
Westward by Rail: The New Route to the East - Page 247
by William Fraser Rae - 1870 - 391 pages
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A History of the city of San Francisco

John Shertzer Hittell - 1878 - 514 pages
...California will cause its separation from Mexico before many years." Richard H. Dana's opinion, that "if California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the center of its, prosperity," an opinion formed after visiting the bay as a sailor, in an American vessel,...
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San Francisco's Ocean Trade, Past and Future: A Story of the Deep Water ...

Benjamin Cooper Wright - 1911 - 254 pages
...Navy without crowding. ' ' Richard H. Dana, who was here as a sailor in 1835, was of the opinion that "if California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the center of its prosperity." The first thing needed to make the bay of service to those living on the...
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Sentence and Theme: A Foundation for High-school Rhetoric

Charles Henshaw Ward - 1917 - 390 pages
...morning, after being refreshed by a long sleep, he apologized for having acted so unreasonably. 9. If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the cause of its prosperity. The excellence of its climate, which is as near to being perfect as any in...
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Sentence and Theme: Composition for the First Year of High School

Charles Henshaw Ward - 1917 - 380 pages
...morning, after being refreshed by a long sleep, he apologized for having acted so unreasonably. 9. If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the cause of its prospering. The excellence of its climate, which is as near to being perfect as any in...
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History of the San Francisco Bay Region: History and Biography, Volume 1

Bailey Millard - 1924 - 584 pages
...the interior on every side, large and beautifully wooded islands and the mouths of several rivers. "If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the center of its prosperity. The abundance of wood and water, the extreme fertility of its shores, the...
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San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment - 1988 - 92 pages
...making up into the interior, large and beautifully wooded islands and the mouths of several small mm. If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this...climate, which is as near to being perfect as any m the world; and us facilities for navigation, affording the best anchoringgrounds in the whole western...
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San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment - 1988 - 86 pages
...up into the interior, large and beautifully wooded islands and the mouths of several small rivers. If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this...abundance of wood and water; the extreme fertility of ils shores; the excellence of its climate, which is as near to being perfect as any in the world; and...
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My History, Not Yours: The Formation of Mexican American Autobiography

Genaro M. Padilla - 1993 - 302 pages
...activity. Dana's wonder as he looked around him on that Sunday in 1835 must have echoed Vallejo's own. If California ever becomes a prosperous country, this bay will be the center of its prosperity. The abundance of wood and water, the extreme fertility of its shores; the...
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