Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1824
Death 1893

Biographical notes:

Businessman and vigilante.

From the description of Certification of William Tell Coleman, circa 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451350

Coleman was a San Francisco businessman and Chairman of the Vigilance Committees of 1851, 1856 and 1877.

From the description of Account of the Burdue Trial and Vigilance Committee of 1851 and 1856 / by William Tell Coleman : manuscript and typescript, circa 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866052

Coleman was a merchant and leader of the vigilance committees in San Francisco.

From the description of William Tell Coleman reminiscence : typed transcript, [undated]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145416075

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Subjects:

  • Vigilance committees--1840-1860--Sources
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Vigilance committees
  • Burdue Trial, San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Chinese
  • Yellow fever
  • Shipping
  • Sugar trade
  • Voyages to the Pacific coast
  • Working class
  • Criminal justice, Administration of--History--19th century--Sources
  • Grain trade
  • Labor movement
  • Actions and defenses
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Labor

Occupations:

  • Businessmen
  • Vigilantes

Places:

  • San Francisco (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California--San Francisco (as recorded)
  • Arizona (as recorded)
  • Sacramento (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California--San Francisco (as recorded)
  • San Francisco (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Sacramento (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • San Francisco (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California--San Francisco (as recorded)
  • Santa Cruz Mountains (Ariz.) (as recorded)