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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jun 7, 2013

John Sutter was a poor California settler who got rich when he found gold at his mill.  Right?  Nope!  In fact, that's almost exactly backwards. 

Listen to how Sutter lost his fortune, and nearly his life, because of the discovery of gold on his land. 

And marvel at how close he came to owning both San Francisco and Sacramento. 

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