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An account of the climate, soil, natural productions, agriculture, commerce, as well as the missionary establishments and condition of the free and domesticated Indians.
The first full account in English to relate exclusively to California, this book covers the history, climate, soil, natural productions, agriculture, and commerce, as well as the establishment of the missions and the conditions of the “free and domesticated” Indians. It includes an appendix on steam navigation in the Pacific.
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"1839 – California: A History of Upper and Lower California from Their First Discovery to the Present Time, Alexander Forbes" (2016). Miscellaneous Documents and Reports. 17.