John Boessenecker is a San Francisco attorney and author
of Against the Vigilantes: The Recollections of Dutch Charley
Duane, Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California,
Lawmen: The Life and Times of Harry Morse, 1835-1912, and
Gold Dust and Gunsmoke: Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters,
Lawmen and Vigilantes.