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" ... visited the Presidio. The walls stand as they did, with some changes made to accommodate a small garrison of United States troops. It has a noble situation, and I saw from it a clipper ship of the very largest class, coming through the Gate, under... "
San Francisco: As it Was, as it Is, and how to See it - Page 73
by Helen Throop Purdy - 1912 - 221 pages
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative

Richard Henry Dana - Sailors - 1869 - 470 pages
...saw from it a clipper ship of the very largest class, coming through the Gate, under her fore-and-aft sails. Thence I rode to the Fort, now nearly finished, on the southern shore of the Grate, and made an inspection of it. It is very expensive and of the latest style. One of the engineers...
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Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-four Years After, Volume 23

Richard Henry Dana - Sailors - 1909 - 424 pages
...saw from it a clipper ship of the very largest class, coming through the Gate, under her foreand-aft sails. Thence I rode to the Fort, now nearly finished,...Lee, who distinguished himself in the Mexican War. Another morning I ride to the Mission Dolores.' It has a strangely solitary aspect, enhanced by its...
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative

Richard Henry Dana - Sailors - 1911 - 533 pages
...saw from it a clipper ship of the very largest class, coming through the Gate, under her fore-and-aft sails. Thence I rode to the Fort, now nearly finished,...Robert E. Lee, who distinguished himself in the Mexican War.1 Another morning I ride to the Mission Dolores. It has a strangely solitary aspect, enhanced by...
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Quaint and Historic Forts of North America

John Martin Hammond - Fortification - 1915 - 308 pages
...Richard H. Dana in 1859 and is described by him: I took a California horse of old style and visited the Presidio. The walls stand as they did, with some...expensive and of the latest style. One of the engineers is Custis Lee, who has just left West Point at the head of his class, a son of Colonel Robert . Lee...
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