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Call, N. A.
Passenger on steamer Wolcott, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, member of Witch City Mining Company, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97;
Passenger on steamer Wolcott, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, member of Witch City Mining Company, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; Killed by Doc Tanner, Jan. 2, 1898 at Hangtown. San Francisco Examiner, CS2, p. 83; Witch City Mining Co. split between Hoag and Haines factions, members of Haines party: Lee, Call, Tanner, Haines, and Pierce, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98; “Minnesotan Murdered,” report of Call’s murder; repeats Seattle PI account of murders and lynching; “Mrs. Call has been rendered so nervous by the affair that she is unable to recall even a brief biography of her husband.” Call had been working a 500 acre farm outside Worthington; left 11/8/97; “his friends believe that except for the murder he would have been successful in finding gold; he ha a $5000 insurance policy on his life, Worthington MN Advance 2/10/98; “Murder in Alaska!” reprint of an account from the Minneapolis Tribune, left a wife and three children, Worthington Herald, 2/4/98; Mrs. Hall received a condolence letter from H.B. Allen, manager of the Pacific Steam Whaling Co. in Orca stating: “Your husband, as good, noble and true a man as I ever met, was murdered by the man whom he most befriended.”, Worthington Herald, 2/11/98; “Mrs. Call committed to asylum,” Mrs. Call judged mentally unsound and temporarily committed to the asylum at St. Peter after attempting to take strychnine; shocked by husband’s death and family’s poor financial condition; farm heavily encumbered, and the insurance policy had elapsed several months earlier; suicide prevented by daughter, Worthington Herald, 4/15/98; “The Alaska Tragedy”, Recounts the murder of N.A. Call, compiled from various press sources. No local details. Worthington Globe, 3/10/98;