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Captain J.A. Brooks : Texas Ranger

Author: Paul N Spellman
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2007.
Series: Frances B. Vick series, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of James Abijah Brooks (1855-1944), one of the four Great Captains in Texas Ranger history, others including Bill McDonald, John Hughes, and John Rogers. Brooks embodied the raucous era of the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century American West.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spellman, Paul N.
Captain J.A. Brooks.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006032376
(OCoLC)72353619
Named Person: James Abijah Brooks; James Abijah Brooks
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul N Spellman
ISBN: 9781435623132 1435623134 1433710072 9781433710070 9781574413908 1574413902 128120918X 9781281209184
OCLC Number: 191079290
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 272 pages) : illustrations, map, portraits.
Contents: 1. Old Kentucky Home; 2. A Texas Ranger; 3. The Shoot-Outs; 4. The Garza War; 5. Prizefight in El Paso; 6. Deadly Streets of Cotulla; 7. Trouble in Colorado County; 8. The Ranger Force; 9. The Baker/De La Cerda Incident; 10. Batson Prairie Oil; 11. Keeping the Peace in the Valley; 12. Texas Legislator and County Judge; 13. Falfurrias, Brooks County.
Series Title: Frances B. Vick series, no. 3.
Responsibility: Paul N. Spellman.

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Tells the story of James Abijah Brooks (1855-1944), one of the four Great Captains in Texas Ranger history, others including Bill McDonald, John Hughes, and John Rogers. Brooks embodied the raucous  Read more...

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"Spellman is an exceptional storyteller. His excellent book will be a major contribution specifically to Ranger history and to Texas history in general," - Donaly Brice, Texas State Archives"

 
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