Masonic Hall, Nauvoo
Upper California [by] John Taylor The Upper California, O that's the land for me, It lies between the mountains, and great Pacific Sea, The Saints can be supported there, and taste the sweets of liberty With flocks and herds abounding, O that's the land for me, O that's &c.
... Our Towers and Temples then shall rise along the great Pacific Sea. In Upper California, O that's the land for me, O that's the land, &c. We'll ask our cousin Lemuel, to join our heart and hand, And spread abroad our curtains, throughout fair Zions land. 'Till this is done, we'll pitch our tents beside the great Pacific Sea, In Upper California, O that's the land for me, ...
[from the Church History Library, quoted in Jedediah S. Rogers (editor), The Council of Fifty: A Documentary History, Signature Books (2014)]