- Historic Sites
December 1962 | Volume 14, Issue 1
“California is surpassingly rich and worthy the efforts of Christians and Philanthropists to bring her people under right influences. You can form no adequate idea of the depth of sin and moral degradation to which most of the people are sunk or rather sink themselves…There are a few however, who have not bowed the knee to Baal.”
— From a missionary’s letter, Mariposa County, January, 1853 .