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Dakota Territory marshal killed by a desperado...
Item # 649554
April 10, 1884
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 10, 1884 The top of a page 3 column has heads: "CRIMINAL CALENDAR" "A Dakota Town Marshal Killed by a Desperado" "Murder of a Missouri Farmer--Blowing an Express Safe--Brutal Murder of a Child." The first report begins: "Hank Lewis, a notorious desperado, keeping a saloon, murdered City Marshal J. Pierce early this morning..." with much detail & includes: "...Lewis is one of the worst characters that ever came to the Territory. Some weeks ago he shot at Oscar Warfield, the keeper of a saloon on the same street..." with interesting detail (see).
A classic report from the Old West. Twelve pages, very nice condition.
Category: The Old West