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Introduction--An Anecdote & This Book
PART ONE—PROFIT
The Old Mormon Station
The Mint And Gold Canyon
Two Stations and The Mail
Sand and Bad Water
Strychnine Whiskey and the Transformation of Personality
Trouble at the Big Bridge
Consolidating Power
"Lucky Bill"—the Legendary Gambler
Kit Carson and Carson County
Col. Reese Goes Bankrupt
John Reese Visits Salt Lake
Another Hasty Search For Government
Probate Judge Orson Hyde
New Thoughts of Empire
The Mill Trials
The Faithful
The New Mormon Territory Falls Apart
Growing Interest in A Wagon Road
PART TWO—PLOTS
California Improvers
James M. Crane and the Pacific Republic
Preparing For A New Law
Renegades, Brown and The Grosh Brothers
The Committee Begins To Act
Richard Allen
The Threat of Vigilantes
Murder of the Pack Train Operators
The Indian- Noble or Wicked
The "Potato War"
Capture of a Murderer
The Two Groups Dig In
A New Memorial to Congress
Chivalry Moves to a Higher Plane
The Slug Debacle
Slavery, Polygamy and Convenience
The Carson Valley Land Rush
The Plots Thicken
The Honey Lakers Take Action
PART THREE—LYNCHING
The Lynching of Lucky Bill—Vigilantes
A Stage Line East and a Local Stand-off
Carson City
Guns for the Stage Agent
The “People’s Committee” And Opposition
The Shooting Of Elzy Knott
The Murder of Peter Lassen
The Federal Judge Is Delayed
Crane Returns
Henry Comstock
The Vigilantes Become Separatists
Virginia City’s Founding
The Naming of Virginia City
The Separatist Effort Falls Apart
The Boom Begins
Ormsby Rides North
Death of A Western Filibuster
PART FOUR—LIFE GOES ON
The Political Aftermath
Peace and Prosperity
Abe Curry
Development
Another New Persona—Mark Twain
The Resurrection of Lucky Bill
Endnotes:
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Profit, Plots and Lynching--the creation of Nevada Territory

Profit, Plots and Lynching--the creation of Nevada Territory

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The true and largely untold drama of the effort to create Nevada Territory during the 1850s. A great read for anyone interested in Nevada history, the California gold rush and the old west.
The true and largely untold drama of the effort to create Nevada Territory during the 1850s. A great read for anyone interested in Nevada history, the California gold rush and the old west.

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