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The governor's hounds : the Texas State Police, 1870-1873 / by Barry A. Crouch and Donaly E. Brice.

By: Crouch, Barry A, 1941-.
Contributor(s): Brice, Donaly E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture: no. 30.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [2011]Copyright date: ©2011Description: xi, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780292726796 (cloth : alk. paper); 0292726791 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Texas State Police -- History | Police, State -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Law enforcement -- Texas -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 363.209764
Contents:
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.
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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.

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