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By Charles M Robinson III, Richard Hook

ISBN-10: 1841765759

ISBN-13: 9781841765754

Within the 1840s, gold had formally been chanced on in California, and plenty of males made their method out West looking for riches. The early mining camps have been risky locations packed with violence and crime. legislations and order used to be wanted, and the Vigilante Committee turned the 1st prepared deliverer of justice in those turbulent new cities. As a growing number of humans headed out West, and lots of new cities sprang up, a extra legitimate process of legislation used to be wanted. From the times of the California Gold Rush to the killing of invoice Tilghman, the final of the normal frontier lawmen, this booklet discusses the lads that formed legislation and order within the 'Wild, Wild West'.

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In fact, th at was his o nly case with out legal sa nction because , o n Aug us t 2, th e Pecos Co u n ty Co m m issio ners' Co urt form ally appo in ted him justice of th e peace. Saloonkeeper Roy Bean e n te re d history as Judge Roy Bean. Roy did not have a shred of legal training, no r was he interested in acq uiring any. Likewise , no o ne ever acc use d h im of honesty. His ru lings were based o n a feel for th e locale , o n co m mo n sense, and very often on what su ite d his own int erests.

Wh en, h avin g fo un d n othing, h e we n t to Fort Huachuca to resu p ply, people said th at all h e would find would be his tombstone. In th e spring of 1877 , Schieffelin had locat ed a "float" - an o utcropping broken off fro m th e maj or lode of silver - and went in to partnership with a su p plier nam ed William Griffith . Two claim s were filed , one nam ed Graveyard, and th e o ther, Tombstone. Rather th an creating a silver ru sh , th e area alm ost immediately attract ed mining co m pa nies, and soo n co m munities sprang up aro und th e mines.

Assigned to the task of brin ging him in, Clum took a large co n tingen t of police office rs and reserves, an d trailed him to th e Mimbres Apache age ncy at Ojo Calien te, in sou thwestern New Mex ico . H e arrived at Oj o Calien te on April 20, and sent word to Geronimo th at he wan ted to see him. Geron imo arrived with a h un dred warp aint ed warriors th e next morning. Seei ng Clum o n the vera nda with six officers , an d 22 men dep loyed in an irregu lar line fro m a ravine to th e co mmissary building, th e chief wrote th em off as a threat , an d assembled his warriors in a grou p o n the parad e gro un d .

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