The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Largest river of California, rises in the NE. in the Sierra Nevada; follows a south-westerly course, draining the central valley of California; falls into Suisund Bay, on the Pacific coast, after a course of 500 miles, of which 250 are navigable.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Sacramento'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/sacramento.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.