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Law on a wild frontier: four sheriffs of Lincoln County

Jeff Dykes

Law on a wild frontier: four sheriffs of Lincoln County

by Jeff Dykes

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Published by Potomac Corral, The Westerners in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico,
  • Lincoln County.,
  • Lincoln County
    • Subjects:
    • Brady, William, 1825-1878.,
    • Curry, George, 1861-1947.,
    • Garrett, Pat F. 1850-1908.,
    • Poe, John William, 1850-1923.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- New Mexico -- Lincoln County.,
    • Sheriffs -- New Mexico -- Lincoln County -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 23.

      Statementby Jeff C. Dykes.
      SeriesThe Great Western series, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF802.L7 D9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 25 p.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5695226M
      LC Control Number70086594

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      The frontier is the margin of undeveloped territory that would comprise the United States beyond the established frontier line. The U.S. Census Bureau designated frontier territory as generally unoccupied land with a population density of fewer than 2 people per square mile. The frontier line was the outer boundary of European-American settlement into this on: Currently the United States, historically . Without the villain, sheriffs would not have needed to uphold the law; and without the sheriff, villains would have had no law to break. Together, both personalities fought, lost, and triumphed amid shootouts, train robberies, and bank holdups against the backdrop of the lawless American frontier.

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