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By Dutch Charley Duane, Charles P. Duane, John Boessenecker

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No charge of dishonest nature . . was ever brought against him. But he was somewhat prone to fight, and this was the worst that could be charged upon him. James O'Meara, 1887 Charley was always fond of a fracas. Hubert Howe Bancroft, 1887 Page ix Contents List of Illustrations xi Acknowledgments xiii Introduction: The Violent Life of Charles P. Duane 3 1. Gold Rush San Francisco 51 2. Flush Times 65 3. Hard Citizens 74 4. Dueling in the Gold Rush 87 5. A Bullet for James King of William 105 6.

Duane. In order to understand more fully the San Francisco movements in particular and American vigilantism in general, one must study the men who were targeted by the San Francisco vigilantes. So far scholars who have examined the Committee of Vigilance of 1856 have tended not to do this, 1 perhaps because these men were obscure and information about them is not readily available. Charley Duane is the only one of those deported by the vigilance committee known to have left an account of his experiences during the 1850s.

26 Dutch Charley was so confident that he was above the law that he continued his violent behavior even while free on bond. On March 12 he entered the jail in the police station house with Police Officer Bryan C. Donnelly and severely clubbed a prisoner against whom he held a grudge. In court the next day, Judge Tilford, who had previously released Duane on bail, expressed outrage ''that a man awaiting his trial on a grave charge" was allowed by the police to freely enter the jail and beat a prisoner.

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