Anonymous (Rev. P. Shelden Drury, editor). The Startling and Thrilling Narrative of the Dark and Terrible Deeds of Henry Madison and His Associate and Accomplice, Miss Ellen Stevens, Who Was Executed by the Vigilance Committee of San Francisco, on the 20th September Last (1857) 36 pp.
A highly improbable, fictional account. No such woman as Ellen Stevens was executed by the Vigilance Committee (see Baird & Greenwood). Available in full text online: http://www.letrs.indiana.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=wright2;idno=wright2-0793
Setting: San Francisco
Wright, L.H. Amer. fiction, 1851-1875, 793
Baird & Greenwood 696