James Riordan letters to his family : San Francisco, 1859-1861.

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Riordan, James, 1949-. James Riordan letters to his family : San Francisco, 1859-1861.

James Riordan letters to his family : San Francisco, 1859-1861.

Description of mining on the Fraser River, life in San Francisco, and mention of the duel between Broderick and Terry.

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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...

Riordan, James, 1949-

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Broderick, David C. (David Colbreth), 1820-1859

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U.S. Senator from Calif., 1857-1859. From the description of David C. Broderick passport and letters testamentary : DS, 1849-1860. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122563619 ...