TITLE

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT AT EUREKA -- 1853

AUTHOR(S)
Stern, Norton B.
PUB. DATE
July 1988
SOURCE
Western States Jewish History;Jul1988, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the crime of murder and robbery that occurred three years after the initial settlement of Eureka in California. It mentions that the crime involved pioneer Jewish merchant Moses N. Sichel and his seventeen year old nephew. It notes that the surnames of two of the three robbers were McDonald and McClosky. It is stated that the victims were attacked around 11 p.m. through a hatchet and long knives which resulted to the death of the nephew and Sichel was badly wounded and was left dead.
ACCESSION #
44496334

 

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