Papers of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851, III; Minutes and Miscellaneous Papers, Financial Accounts and Vouchers Volume 4

Papers of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851, III; Minutes and Miscellaneous Papers, Financial Accounts and Vouchers Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...to San Francisco with all possible despatch, your Evidence will be of the greatest importance One of the most unfounded, black and malicious charges has been brought against me and sworn to upon Oath charging me with having intent to murder & rob a man in the Mines, do for god sake if you Men are return with all haste as My future depends upon your testimony Yours Truly Signed J no J Arentrue Geo V Barton Esq Dr Sir. Will it be prudent to publish the above in the paper's, I have already written to them, but fearful the letters may miscarry, such a notice might meet their Eye, I would call & see you but am confined I am very handsomely treated by the Gentlemen in whose hands I am, and would be well satisfied if it were not for the great difiiculty I find in communicating with my friends.' Committee of Vigilance Room Augt 5"/51 M' J os Fortnor D' Sir I hope in God's name when this comes to hand you will not delay, and return to San Francisco with all possible despatch. I am in one of the most unpleasant situations a Man could be placed in, and all thr'o having afforded--Bing ham, Yourself. Hare, and Daniel, assistance in getting away to the mines, it is said and sworn to upon oath that I have sent you all up into the mines to rob & commit murder Now for mercy sake do return. or my life may be sworn away--I have no money to send you to pay your Expenses or I would send it to you, but borrow enough & I will pay you when here, I am under con 2 These letters have not been found in the contemporary newspapers. August 5, 1851 finement or I could easily get sufi'icient, if you see any of the other Boys do bring them with you for gods sake or send them word, do not fail to come Yours...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753100
  • 9781236753106
  • 1,763,255