Gordon Olcott, an eastern millionaire, goes west and examines large tracts of land with the view of purchasing a tract, intending to build a summer home. After selecting a suitable tract, ... See full summary »

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Silas Strong
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The Squatter's Daughter
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Gordon Olcott, an eastern millionaire, goes west and examines large tracts of land with the view of purchasing a tract, intending to build a summer home. After selecting a suitable tract, covering several thousands of acres, he learns that a miner, working a claim on a portion of his tract has refused to vacate. Olcott notifies the United States Marshal, who in turn notifies Silas Strong, the miner. The latter, far from hastening to vacate his premises, rages and storms and frightens the deputy out of the house with threats to kill anybody who attempts to put him off the rich man's acres. Learning of Strong's obstinacy, Olcott decides to settle the matter in a hurry, and sends the sheriff and a posse to Strong's cabin, with orders to force Strong off the land, if the latter refuses to leave peaceably. This is accomplished while Strong, helpless to interfere, reviles his persecutors. One day Olcott is hunting in his woods when Strong, armed with a revolver, comes on the scene. Olcott ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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