Another Letter from Puget Sound: Fatal Personal Affray; Muss between J.D. Bagley (whilom of San Francisco) and M.S. Griswold
Politics and government
An hour after Olympia newspaper editor B. F. Kendall fatally shot elderly Horace Howe, Territorial Legislator M.S. Griswold (from Pacific County)” advocated a Vigilance Committee to take Kendall in hand”, but J.D. Bagley, an old Californian who had been "exiled" from there by a vigilance committee, opposed the idea, and a fistfight erupted.
Describes how and why Olympia newspaper editor B. F. Kendall fatally shot elderly Horace Howe. An hour later a fistfight broke out between two members of the House of Representatives - J. D. Bagley and M.S. Griswold - over whether a Vigilance Committee should be formed to pursue and punish Kendall.
"Juno", "An Occasional Correspondent"
Daily Evening Bulletin
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Bulletin Company
Vol. 15, Iss. 76, p. 1, col. E
King County Library System database, 19th Century Newspapers