Vigilantes in Gold Rush San Francisco

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Vigilantes in Gold Rush San Francisco

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A new interpretation of the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856 which enrolled more than 6000 members. They hanged four men and caused scores of others to leave the city. Includes bibliographic essay on how the city's vigilantism has been treated by historians over the preceding century.

ISBN

978-0804712309

Publication Date

6-30-1985

Publisher

Stanford University Press

Vigilantes in Gold Rush San Francisco

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