Charles W. Nystrom letter, 1856 July 4 : San Francisco, to his aunt : A.L.S. and typed transcript.

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Nyström, Charles W. Charles W. Nystrom letter, 1856 July 4 : San Francisco, to his aunt : A.L.S. and typed transcript.

Charles W. Nystrom letter, 1856 July 4 : San Francisco, to his aunt : A.L.S. and typed transcript.

Describing his experiences as a member of the San Francisco Vigilance Committee following the stabbing of a member of the Vigilance police by David S. Terry.

4 leaves (portfolio) and 2 p. transcript.

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Terry, David Smith, 1823-1889

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David Smith Terry was a lawyer, politician, and California Supreme Court justice. Born in Kentucky, he lived in Texas during the Revolution and joined the Texas Rangers during the Mexican War. After settling in California, he was elected a judge of the Supreme Court in 1855. Political rivalry with David C. Broderick, culminated in the famous Terry-Broderick duel in 1859, in which Broderick was killed. Terry joined the Confederate army during the Civil War and returned to California afterwards to...

Nyström, Charles W.

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