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Date of Award

1931

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Department

History

First Advisor

Malcolm R. Eiseler

Abstract

Of all the stories and articles written about Captain J.A. Sutter in recent years, not one of them has adequately covered the history of his famous Fort. To the layman the fort itself may seem unimportant, but when we stop to consider that it was an outpost of civilization penetrating the wilderness of Central California, offering shelter to those who pioneered before us; we must confess that its existence was necessary to protect and usher into full City-hood, the infant Sacramento, then known as New Helvetia.

Pages

124

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