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Famous gunfighter Pat Garrett is shot to death...
Item # 644601
March 1, 1908
THE DETROIT NEWS TRIBUNE, March 1, 1908
* Pat Garrett shot & killed
* American Old West lawman
* Billy The Kid assassin fame
The front page has a notable report with column heads: "FAMOUS TEXAN IS SHOT DOWN WITH BOOTS ON" "Patrick Garrett Dies As the Sequel Of a Bitter Dispute Over Some Goats" "Quick on the Trigger, Noted Manslayer Meets His Superior in J.W. Brazle" "Friend of President Roosevelt Became Noted When He Show and Killed 'Billy the Kid' ". The report is datelined El Paso, Tesas, and takes over one-third of a column (see).
The complete Sunday issue with over 80 pages, loose at the spine, minor fraying at the margins, even toning, some edge tears. Should be handled carefully.
Category: The Old West