This is a group of the most dangerous gang of confidence men that ever worked San Francisco. They were arrested ...
Full Collection Name
Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 21:149a--fALB
The Bancroft Library
Full titleThis is a group of the most dangerous gang of confidence men that ever worked San Francisco. They were arrested after robbing a number of citizens out of large sums of money. Their games were "Two Card Monte" "Pea and Shell Game" "Stud Horse Poker" and other short card tricks. On August 23, 1894 they were arrested by Detectives Charles Cody, William Handley and George Graham. Their names and prison numbers are as follows: George Watson, No. 12288, Charles Cummings, No. 12290, Joseph Wright, No. 12291., Thomas Ward, No. 12292, Frank Howard, No. 12293, and T.P. Conlin, No. 12294.
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