Quotations by John Sutter
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Born: Thursday, February 23, 1809
Died: Friday, June 18, 1880 (71 years old)
I was everything, patriarch, priest, father and judge.
In a private room he showed me the first specimens of gold, that is he was not certain if it was gold or not, but he thought it might be; immediately I made the proof and found that it was gold.
(Keywords: Thought, First, Gold, Proof)
The Indians began to be troublesome all around me, killing and wounding cattle, stealing horses, and threatening to attack us. I was obliged to make campaigns against them and punish them.
(Keywords: Horses, Killing)