Letter : Idaho City, Idaho, to Henry Cross, 1898.


Letter : Idaho City, Idaho, to Henry Cross, 1898.

Invitation to witness the execution of H.C. Saint Clair on June 24, 1898, for the murder of John Decker near Van Wyck, Idaho.

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Decker, John, d. 1898.

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Saint Clair, H. C., d. 1898.

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Lippincott, J. A., 1861-1942.

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Sheriff, Idaho City, Idaho. From the description of Letter : Idaho City, Idaho, to Henry Cross, 1898. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42068181 ...

Cross, Henry H., 1837-1918

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Henry H. Cross was born in Flemingville, NY. He was a painter of Indian portraits as well as of race horses. He studied with Rosa Bonheur In Paris before returning to the U.S. and heading west. He painted Sioux Indians sentenced to death by President Lincoln in 1862 in Minnesota, and spoke fluent Sioux. He also traveled with P. T. Barnum's circus, painting what he saw. His studio was based in Chicago, Illinois. From the description of Sketch from life : Chief Tall Bear, and photos of...