Transactions Of The American Horticultural Society (volume 5)

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byAmerican Horticultural Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888. Excerpt: ... yet, but declaring herself, with great emphasis, to be in the line of the succession, aye, to be first in the succession of great places. At the eastermost end of the principal cross street is a rise, toward which the straggling tourists took their way at sunrise. They went thither to get a view of Shasta. His place yonder above the mountains is plainly visible, but the giant himself--ah! miserable misfortune for us to have it so--has this morning pulled his cowl of clouds around his head and shoulders, and will not be seen. 8-1 with the morning we turn our faces to the south, from his upper end of the Sacramento valley, and begin our voyage of return. Only two stops are contemplated now until we shall reach San Francisco. A deputation from the town of Red Bluff and another from Woodland had joined us, to urge our stopping with them on our way. Red Bluff is similarly situated to the other towns already described. It is also similar in appearance, in resources and in promise. It has its things to boast of, and its boom. We were received with the greatest cordiality, and the speaker who addressed us from a hack did himself honor, and closed by proposing to ride with thehandsomest lady which the Society could furnish him. She was promptly brought forth, and her name was--? Her residence? The writer and his immediate companions had the pleasure of being taken up by Andrew Knetzer, Esq., an old-time Hoosier and a Forty-niner. Away we went through the town suburbs, across the level plain, somewhat sandy in this region, and slightly reddened, as I supposed, with protoxide of iron. It is an agricultural and fruit-growing region, rich enough to satisfy, and in a state of progress and development. Our stay was brief, as our schedule required our presence at Woodlan...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888. Excerpt: ... yet, but declaring herself, with great emphasis, to be in the line of the succession, aye, to be first in the succession of gr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217647456

ISBN - 13:9780217647458

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