Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893

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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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creatorOf Wheelwright, John, fl. 1864. In the District Court of the United States in for the Northern District of California, John Wheelwright et. al., libellants [sic] vs. bark "Thomas Fletcher" : D, 1864. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856. San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856 roster, 1856. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Coleman, William T. (William Tell), 1824-1893. William Tell Coleman papers, 1854-1884. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Coleman, William Tell Papers, 1859-1927 and undated Society of California Pioneers
referencedIn Goodrich, Chauncey Shafter, 1881-. Chauncey Shafter Goodrich papers, [ca. 1917-1934]. The California Digital Library
referencedIn San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856. Records of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856, 1853-1858. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893. William Tell Coleman reminiscence : typed transcript, [undated]. California Historical Society
creatorOf Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878,. Committee of Vigilance of San Francisco : membership certificate for Isaiah Eakins, ca.1856. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893. William Tell Coleman statements : and other material, 1870-1893. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893. Account of the Burdue Trial and Vigilance Committee of 1851 and 1856 / by William Tell Coleman : manuscript and typescript, circa 1877. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893. Vigilance Committee, 1856 a statement : ms., [ca. 1880]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Bacon, H. D. (Henry Douglas), 1813-1893. Papers of H. D. Bacon, ca. 1766-1906. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Alaska Ship Building & Lumber Co. (San Francisco, Calif.). Alaska Ship Building & Lumber Co. ship's log and certificate of incorporation, 1874-1875. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893. Letters to George Gordon, 1863-1865. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Coleman, William Tell, 1824-1893. Certification of William Tell Coleman, circa 1856. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Alaska Ship Building & Lumber Co. (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bacon, H. D. (Henry Douglas), 1813-1893. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Gaty, Samuel. person
associatedWith Goodrich, Chauncey Shafter, 1881- person
associatedWith Gordon, George. person
associatedWith Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878, person
associatedWith Page, Bacon & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Francis W. person
associatedWith People's California Steamship Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Robinson, Edward Mott, 1800-1865. person
associatedWith San Francisco Committee of Safety, 1877. corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851. corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856. corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco & Pacific Sugar Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Tennessee (Steamship) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
California--San Francisco
Arizona
Sacramento (Calif.)
California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
Sacramento (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
California
California--San Francisco
Santa Cruz Mountains (Ariz.)
Subject
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
Occupation
Businessmen
Vigilantes
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Birth 1824

Death 1893

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