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Author Dillon, Mark C.

Title The Montana vigilantes, 1863-1870 : gold, guns, and gallows / Judge Mark C. Dillon
Published Logan : Utah State University Press, [2013]
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Contents Cover; Contents; Figures; Preface; 1. All that Glitters Is Not Gold; 2. The Rise and Dominance of the "Fourteen-Mile City" at Alder Gulch; 3. The First Factor Leading to Vigilantism in the Region; 4. The Second Factor Leading to Vigilantism in the Region; 5. The Third Factor Leading to Vigilantism in the Region; 6. The Murder of Nicholas Tiebolt and the Trial and Execution of George Ives; 7. Formation of the Vigilance Committee; 8. The Hanging Spree Begins; 9. The Bloody Drama Moves from Bannack to Virginia City; 10. The Establishment of a Territorial Court at Alder Gulch
11. Vigilantism Migrates North to Helena, 1865-7012. The Power of Reprieve and the Execution of James Daniels; 13. Normative Due Process and Trial Procedure in the Criminal Cases of 1860s Montana; 14. Due Process and Procedure: Vigilante Arrests and Trials; 15. Due Process and Procedure: Vigilante Sentences; 16. Postmortem Echoes of Times Past; 17. Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Appendix E; Appendix F; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; About the Author; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Montana -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana.
Outlaws -- Montana -- History -- 19th century.
Vigilance committees -- Montana -- History -- 19th century.
Vigilantes -- Montana -- History -- 19th century.
Montana -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0874219205 (electronic bk.)
9780874219203 (electronic bk.)