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How Pat Garrett died

Author: Colin Rickards
Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico : Palomino Press 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The murder of Patrick Floyd Garrett, renowned peace officer and nemesis of Billy the Kid, has intrigued historians and frontier scholars for more than sixty years. A most unlikely cowboy named Wayne Brazel confessed to the murder and was acquitted on a plea of self-defense, but many old-timers believed that the notorious gun-for-hire Jim Miller was really the trigger man in a deep-seated plot to kill Garrett. Here,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Pat F Garrett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Rickards
OCLC Number: 154842
Description: 117 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Colin Rickards.

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The murder of Patrick Floyd Garrett, renowned peace officer and nemesis of Billy the Kid, has intrigued historians and frontier scholars for more than sixty years. A most unlikely cowboy named Wayne Brazel confessed to the murder and was acquitted on a plea of self-defense, but many old-timers believed that the notorious gun-for-hire Jim Miller was really the trigger man in a deep-seated plot to kill Garrett. Here, for the first time, is the inside story of the controversial killing and the men involved in it. The book is a result of many years of research using official court records, contemporary newspapers, pioneer reminiscences and interviews with those in a position to know the facts. It is meticulously documents and contains a number of rare and new photographs.

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