The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 30, July 1926 - April, 1927 Page: 236
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236 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
ment to remain; if they had no means of livelihood he found em-
ployment for them within his colony, and few there were who had
shared his hospitality who were not ever afterward grateful to this
man who had befriended them, in many cases with no thought of
And when the gold rush took away his dreams and tore them
into shreds he fought out his fight alone, never ceasing to value the
high opinion of the California pioneers; and though he died at
the age of seventy-seven far from his beloved California he may
truly be said to typify the best of the vanguard-intensely human
and capable of making mistakes in judgment, but always brave,
hospitable, generous to a fault, and in an age and in a place where
the elemental towered above the conventional, a courteous and
considerate gentleman always.
C. J. Du Foun.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 30, July 1926 - April, 1927, periodical, 1926; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117142/m1/256/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.