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Lawman, The Life And Times Of Harry Morse, 1835-1912.  by  John. Boessenecker

Lawman, The Life And Times Of Harry Morse, 1835-1912.

by John. Boessenecker

First edition. Cloth, 366pp., num. illus., 2 maps, preface, notes, biblio., index. Harry Morse's career as a lawman spanned 5 decades. As Sheriff of Alameda County, California in 1864, he began a dangerous life fighting such notorious California outlaws as Narato Ponce, Juan Soto, Narciso Bojorques, and Tibuacio Vasquez. Morse captured the legendary stagecoach robber, Black Bart, and eventually became San Francisco's foremost private detective. An excellent biography. Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 17187

$45.00