Bat says "Where every man wishes he were a Paul Bunyan." The series is set during Bat's life in the Old West in the 19th century, but the legend of Paul Bunyan wasn't created until 1906.
Tom: The high country of northern California: big timber country above the tumbling Trinity River that washed out rich veins of gold nuggets, for the mining, for the killing. This is "Terror on the Trinity" where the legend almost ended for Bat Masterson.
Bat: Our claim, 50-50. You do the work and I'll help spend the money and civilize San Francisco.
Bat: You both live in the same world, and it's a pretty good one if you don't fight it, but sort of spin with it.