History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria in the Light of Recent Discovery
Harry Reginald Hall
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The work is designed not only for children, but also for older people interested in the story of California, including the tourists who visit the state by the thousand every year. For her information the writer has depended almost entirely upon source material, seldom making use of a secondary work. Her connection with the old Spanish families has opened to her unusual advantages for the study of old manuscripts and for the gathering of recollections of historical events which she has taken from the lips of aged Spanish residents, always verifying a statement before using it. She has, also, from long familiarity with the Spanish speaking people, been able to interpret truly the life of the Spanish and Mission period.