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A lawless breed : John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and violence in the Wild West / by Chuck Parsons and Norman Wayne Brown ; with a foreword by Leon C. Metz.

By: Parsons, Chuck.
Contributor(s): Brown, Norman Wayne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A.C. Greene series: 14.Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2013Description: xxii, 490 pages : illustrations, map, photographs ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781574415056 (cloth : alk. paper); 1574415050 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781574415155 (ebook); 1574415158 (ebook); 1574415557; 9781574415551.Subject(s): Hardin, John Wesley, 1853-1895 | Outlaws -- Texas -- Biography | Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Texas | Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 | Violence -- Texas -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 976.4/05092 | B
Contents:
First blood -- Gunfire in Hill County -- Mexico or Kansas? -- Shedding blood in Kansas -- The Texas State Police -- Capture and escape -- The end of Jack Helm -- Killing intensifies -- A "bully from Canada" -- Fighting Waller's Texas Rangers -- Leaving the Lone Star State -- Troubles in Florida -- "Texas, by God!" -- Hardin on trial -- Huntsville and punishment -- Dreams of a future -- Seeing Jane again -- A full pardon -- Attorney at law, J.W. Hardin -- Troubles in Pecos -- Troubles in El Paso -- "I'll meet you smoking" -- The youngest brother -- End of the gunfighters.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 472-480) and index.

First blood -- Gunfire in Hill County -- Mexico or Kansas? -- Shedding blood in Kansas -- The Texas State Police -- Capture and escape -- The end of Jack Helm -- Killing intensifies -- A "bully from Canada" -- Fighting Waller's Texas Rangers -- Leaving the Lone Star State -- Troubles in Florida -- "Texas, by God!" -- Hardin on trial -- Huntsville and punishment -- Dreams of a future -- Seeing Jane again -- A full pardon -- Attorney at law, J.W. Hardin -- Troubles in Pecos -- Troubles in El Paso -- "I'll meet you smoking" -- The youngest brother -- End of the gunfighters.

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CHUCK PARSONS is the author of Captain John R. Hughes: Lone Star Ranger (winner of the WWHA Best Book Award), The Sutton-Taylor Feud , John B. Armstrong, Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds , and Captain L. H. McNelly . He lives in Luling, Texas. NORMAN WAYNE BROWN is retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a former Texas State Parole Officer. He has written two books and articles for True West and Wild West History Association Journal . He lives near Snyder, Texas. <br>

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