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The vigilantes of Montana, or, Popular justice in the Rocky Mountains.
Being a correct and impartial narrative of the chase, trial, capture, and execution of Henry Plummer's road agent band, together with accounts of the lives and crimes of many of the robbers and desperadoes, the whole being interspersed with sketches of life in the mining camps of the "Far West" ...
With an introd. by E. DeGolyer.
|Main Creator:||Dimsdale, Thos. J. (Thomas Josiah), -1866.|
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Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 
Western frontier library ;
Fifth printing February 1959.
A reprint of the classic work on frontier justice in Montana. Irish names are scattered throughout this first-hand account of life in the Wild West. These accounts were first published in Montana's first newspaper, The Montana Post, in 1865 and were collected into book form in 1866, being the first book published in Montana, a "superlatively rare" volume.
Physical description: 268 pages ; 20 cm.
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GR 5720: Stephen Griffin Collection
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|GR 5720||Main Reading Room||Griffin|