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Arrived 8 days from San Francisco. Met Beale at Los Angeles on his way to Colorado. Reports seeing no less than twenty five hundred acres of land sowed with wheat with six miles of irrigation. Estimates twenty five hundred Indians on the reservation. Produce cultivated, Corn, barley, wheat, potatoes, tropical fruits adapted to North American climate like Oranges, peaches, apples, apricots, pears, pomegranates. Compliments Beale's plan for the tribes. Predicts there will be enough crops to supply the Indians south of the Sacramento River.