- Historic Sites
December 1962 | Volume 14, Issue 1
“I am perfectly enraptured with California.…It is so healthy and such a delightful climate. I have not seen a poor person since I have been here, nor a stingy and penurious one. I never saw such liberality in my life as there is here. The whole country is a perfect picture.”
— From a lady settler’s letter to her family in the East, 1852 .