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Law West of Fort Smith: A History of Frontier Justice in Indian Territory 1834-1896
Law West of Fort Smith A History of Frontier Justice in Indian Territory 1834-1896
Author: Glenn Shirley
For twenty-one years, from 1875 to 1896, Isaac C. Parker, Judge of the U.S. Court of the Western District of Arkansas, was the law west of Fort Smith, holding exclusive jurisdiction over 74,000 square miles and 60,000 people in Arkansas and Indian Territory. In this colorful yet carefully researched account of the "Hanging Judge," Glenn Shirley ...  more »
ISBN: 260368
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 333
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Publisher: University of Nebraska (Bison Book)
Book Type: Paperback
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