Crouch, Barry A., 1941-

The governor's hounds : the Texas State Police, 1870-1873 / Barry A. Crouch & Donaly E. Brice. - Austin : University of Texas Press, c2011 - 1 online resource (xi, 312 p.) ill. - JSTOR eBooks Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture ; no. 30 . - Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture ; no. 30. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Murder: an inalienable state right -- An "untiring enemy to all evil-doers": the formation of the state police -- "An affair only equalled by the exploits of the comanches": the Hill County imbroglio -- "The dark recesses of their hearts": the state police and martial law in Walker County -- A shamelessly disloyal community: the state police and Limestone/Freestone Counties -- The job is relentless: state policemen in action -- Lampasas: the death of the state police.

0292735383 (electronic bk.) 9780292735385 (electronic bk.)

22573/ctt8wcp2 JSTOR


Texas State Police--History.


Police, State--History--Texas--19th century.
Law enforcement--History--Texas--19th century.

HV7571.T4 / C76 2011

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