1852 - In a second series of letters to the London Times Hoffman attempted to clear up both the question of ownership of Fremont property and respond to his critics who claimed that he had not acted quickly enough.
*David Hoffman. California, Fremont Estates and Goldmines: non-sale to Mr. T.D. Sargent. London: C. Richards, Printer, 1852. second edition. p. 16.