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The Resource More frontier justice in the Wild West : bungled, bizarre, and fascinating executions, R. Michael Wilson

More frontier justice in the Wild West : bungled, bizarre, and fascinating executions, R. Michael Wilson

Label
More frontier justice in the Wild West : bungled, bizarre, and fascinating executions
Title
More frontier justice in the Wild West
Title remainder
bungled, bizarre, and fascinating executions
Statement of responsibility
R. Michael Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"More Frontier Justice in the Wild West: Bungled, Bizarre and Fascinating Executions reveals the details of more than two dozen instances of frontier justice from the era of the Wild West. The events chosen are unique, have some surprising twist, serve as a landmark or benchmark event, or just stand out in the annals of western justice"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, R. Michael
Dewey number
  • 364.66/0978/09034
  • 364.66
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Executions and executioners
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • West (U.S.)
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Law Enforcement
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Executions and executioners
  • United States, West
Label
More frontier justice in the Wild West : bungled, bizarre, and fascinating executions, R. Michael Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Soldier's Revenge / James Malone -- "Good-bye, boys!" / Dennis Dilda -- Betrayal of a Benefactor / Frederick Hopt -- "The shadow of death hovering o'er me" / George Bryson -- The Carlisle Kid / Nah-diez-az -- Virginia City's Iron Bridge Gallows / Louis Ortiz -- The Tramp Murderer / John Burns -- Overcome by His Lust! / Albert Bomberger -- A Double Twitch-up in Canon City / Thomas Jordan and Peter Agusta -- A Train Robbery in Cow Creek Canyon / John Case and James Poole -- Jerked to Jesus! / William Calder -- They Killed the Captain / James McArthur and Clinton Dotson -- Murder on the High Seas / Tanabara Gisaburo -- Execution by Firing Squad / Peter Mortensen -- "I'll go to Hell sure." / Herbert Metzger -- The Brutal Murder of Amanda Youngblood / Newton Andrews and Frederick Arnold -- Carnage in the Desert / John Hancock -- Swift Justice in South Dakota / Emil Victor -- The Wife Murderer / Richard Quinn -- An International Mass Murderer / William Frederick Jahns
Control code
ocn870987304
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 175 pages
Isbn
9780762796021
Lccn
2014010714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)870987304
Label
More frontier justice in the Wild West : bungled, bizarre, and fascinating executions, R. Michael Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Soldier's Revenge / James Malone -- "Good-bye, boys!" / Dennis Dilda -- Betrayal of a Benefactor / Frederick Hopt -- "The shadow of death hovering o'er me" / George Bryson -- The Carlisle Kid / Nah-diez-az -- Virginia City's Iron Bridge Gallows / Louis Ortiz -- The Tramp Murderer / John Burns -- Overcome by His Lust! / Albert Bomberger -- A Double Twitch-up in Canon City / Thomas Jordan and Peter Agusta -- A Train Robbery in Cow Creek Canyon / John Case and James Poole -- Jerked to Jesus! / William Calder -- They Killed the Captain / James McArthur and Clinton Dotson -- Murder on the High Seas / Tanabara Gisaburo -- Execution by Firing Squad / Peter Mortensen -- "I'll go to Hell sure." / Herbert Metzger -- The Brutal Murder of Amanda Youngblood / Newton Andrews and Frederick Arnold -- Carnage in the Desert / John Hancock -- Swift Justice in South Dakota / Emil Victor -- The Wife Murderer / Richard Quinn -- An International Mass Murderer / William Frederick Jahns
Control code
ocn870987304
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 175 pages
Isbn
9780762796021
Lccn
2014010714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)870987304

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