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Villains and vigilantes; the story of James King, of William, and pioneer justice in California,

Author: Stanton A Coblentz
Publisher: New York, T. Yoseloff [1957]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Academic study thoroughly recounting the bloody doings of the two vigilante committees that administered justice in San Francisco from 1851 to 1856, together with an account of the crime wave (1,200 murders in four years) that made them necessary.--Time magazine.
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Named Person: James King; James King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanton A Coblentz
OCLC Number: 1562283
Description: vii, 261 pages illustrations 22 cm
Responsibility: by Stanton A. Coblentz.

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Academic study thoroughly recounting the bloody doings of the two vigilante committees that administered justice in San Francisco from 1851 to 1856, together with an account of the crime wave (1,200 murders in four years) that made them necessary.--Time magazine.

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