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Rough & ready outlaws & lawmen

A. S. Gintzler

Rough & ready outlaws & lawmen

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Published by J. Muir Publications, Distributed to the book trade by Publishers Group West in Sante Fe, N.M, Emeryville, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Peace officers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Robbers and outlaws -- West (U.S.),
    • Peace officers -- West (U.S.),
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesRough and ready outlaws and lawmen
      StatementA.S. Gintzler ; [illustrations by Chris Brigman].
      ContributionsBrigman, Chris, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF596 .G575 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1080546M
      ISBN 101562611631
      LC Control Number94004039
      OCLC/WorldCa29878185

      There is no evidence of them distributing wealth, but they were popular and even celebrities of the day. As ranchos, pueblos, and towns were rapidly depopulated, Colonel Richard B. The next killing occurred when Deputy Ballew, along with fellow officer, Fred Williams were escorting a prisoner, a black man named James Perle on a train. Hamon, stumbled into Hardy Sanitarium with a gunshot wound. This story is not verbatim as it has been edited for clerical errors and updated for the modern reader.

      In response, Wyatt, despite now being a Deputy US Marshal after taking over from his injured brother, decided to take the law into his own hands. Inat the request of Col. A little under two years on, their conflict with the Cowboys spilled over in that most famous of gunfights at the OK Corral. The Great Depression forced both the federal and state governments to cut down on personnel and funding of their organizations, and the number of commissioned officers was reduced to 45, with the only means of transportation afforded to Rangers being free railroad passes or using their personal horses. He was a man who liked to talk of what he could do, and a very steady practice with the six-shooter, with which weapon he was a good shot, or just good enough to get himself killed by sheriff Pat Garrett.

      He was said to have been with the posse that killed Tunstall. You're welcome to come by. The best-known of these was the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, established by Scotsman Allan Pinkerton, a pioneering detective and spy. As ranchos, pueblos, and towns were rapidly depopulated, Colonel Richard B.


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