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The Burglar’s Fate & the Detectives

by Allan Pinkerton

Published in 1880

Lucas Vogel brought this book to the frontier with himself, selecting it from all of his books as his favorite.

This version is in HTML format—and includes the original pictures of the 1883 print version.

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The Burglar’s Fate & the Detectives

 


Bucholz & the Detectives

by Allan Pinkerton

Published in 1880

This title was one of Lucas Vogel’s favorites from the collection in the Orange Hotel Library.

This version is in HTML format—and includes the original pictures of the1880 print version.

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Bucholz & the Detectives

 


 

The Log of a Cowboy

by Andy Adams

Published in 1903

This book is the real journal of a cowboy at the turn of the century, so tells all about his experiences on the cattle drives. It’s one of the books I used in my research while writing Longhorns and Outlaws.

This version is in HTML format—and includes the original pictures of the 1880 print version.

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The Log of a Cowboy

 


 

Jessie James, The Outlaw

by W.B. Lawson

Published in 1901

This is a Dime Novel that was issued weekly in 1901, the year that Longhorns and Outlaws
is set in.

This version is in HTML format—and is part of the original narratives of the James Boys.

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Jessie James, The Outlaw


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