Alcatraz Island and the Workman and Temple Families, Part Five

by Paul R. Spitzzeri After a brief flurry of activity in 1874 concerning the possible advancement of a claim by John C. Frémont and John G. Downey for Alcatraz Island, the matter went silent for another four years.  In their correspondence, Frémont asked Downey suggested that "bringing forward Mr. Workman" would strengthen their case, because... Continue Reading →

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