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Author Boggs, Johnny D.

Title Great murder trials of the Old West / Johnny D. Boggs.

Publication Info. Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  345.78 BOG    Check Shelf
Description x, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-269) and index.
Contents "I am ready to die" : military trial of the Modoc Indians : Fort Klamath, Oregon, 1873 -- "A cowardly, treacherous desperado" : trial of Jack McCall : Yankton, Dakota Territory, 1876-77 -- "I am that d----d desperado, John Wesley Hardin" : trial of John Wesley Hardin : Comanche, Texas, 1877 -- "Hanging is my favorite way of dying" : trial of Bill Longley : Giddings, Texas, 1877 -- "Live at peace with the white men" : court-martial of the Apache scouts : Fort Grant, Arizona Territory, 1881 -- "Human jerked beef" : trial of Alfred Packer : Lake City, Colorado, 1883 -- "You will never reach home alive" : trial of Oliver Lee and James Gililland : Hillsboro, New Mexico Territory, 1899 -- "Don't, Uncle Bill, this is Lynn" : trial of Wiley Lynn : Wewoka, Oklahoma, 1925.
Subject Trials (Murder) -- West (U.S.)
ISBN 1556228929 alkaline paper
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