Sheriff Briefly Takes
Nov 21 1903
On November 19th,
two days before the closing, the following case was heard in court...
SF Call - Friday, November 20, 1903
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On November 20, 1903 the Cliff House was
taken over by the Sheriff due to debt. Here is the story as reported
in the New York Times...
NY Times, Nov 21 1903
SF Chronicle - 21 Nov 1903
But the Cliff House didn't stay closed for
The Call, Nov 22 1903 - cliff house reopens
San Francisco Call - Dec 13 1903