Category Archives: Samuel J. Hensley

Rivals for Miss Crosby’s Hand

John Bidwell took a liking to Helen Crosby during the five-week journey back to California, perhaps one reason for giving the admission documents into her care. Young ladies were few on board ship and in California, and he was an … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Center for Sacramento History

Yesterday I went with John Rudderow to the Center for Sacramento History. I have done a fair amount of research at the California State Library and the Bancroft Library, but I never knew (until now) about the Center for Sacramento … Continue reading

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