George Scarborough: The Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1 abr. 1996 - 336 páginas
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Now, for the first time, Robert K. DeArment has told the full story of George Scarborough’s life, illuminating his activity as a lawman during the final part of the nineteenth century and his controversial killings while wearing the badge-he was tried for murder on three occasions and acquitted each time.

 

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GEORGE SCARBOROUGH: The Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier

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The life and times of one of the more modest frontier gunmen, and his sizable role in the taming of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories, by Wild West biographer DeArment (Knights of the Green Cloth ... Leer reseña completa

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George Adolphus Scarborough Frontispiece
6
A Glorious Trip
15
George Washington Scarborough page
16
Martha Rutland Scarborough
22
Jones County Texas officials
28
W F Will Scarborough
37
Running Men
41
Ware
45
The Wigwam El Paso
145
The Cautious Breed
157
El Paso Police Department in 1897
160
Afraid of No Man
172
Leonard Alverson
179
Old Scarbrow
189
Jonathan N Thacker
198
Broncho Bill Walters
207

The Man with No Soul
60
John Selman and son
68
The Day of the Mankillers
77
Jeff Milton at twentysix
80
Vic Queen
89
Boys Youve Killed Me
95
Jeff Milton and George Scarborough in El Paso
101
Drink and Frenzy
113
Hardins business card and a signed target card
115
the guns of Hardin and Selman
129
He Kept Monkeying with His Gun
133
Texas Rangers massed in El Paso
139
Gone to A T
210
Scarboroughs Rangers
215
Scott White
221
George Scarboroughs gravestone in Deming New Mexico
228
Outlaw Identity
230
James Brooks
235
Ed
247
J Marvin Hunter
248
Edgar Scarborough
260
Afterword
262
Bibliography
297
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Sobre el autor (1996)

Robert K. DeArment is a University of Toledo, Ohio, graduate whose special field of interest is nineteenth-century American history with special emphasis on outlaws and law enforcement in the frontier West. He is the author of Bat Masterson: The Man and the Legend , also published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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