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Bloody Bill Longley : the mythology of a gunfighter

Author: Rick Miller
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2011.
Series: A.C. Greene series, 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats
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William Preston Longley (1851-1878) went on a murderous rampage over the last few years of his life. Once he was arrested in 1877, and subsequently sentenced to hang, his name became known statewide  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Rick.
Bloody Bill Longley.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010047176
Named Person: William Preston Longley; Langley family.; Langley family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Miller
OCLC Number: 872117846
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xviii, 371 p.).
Contents: A good-hearted boy --
These desperate scoundrels and out laws --
Murdering, robbing, and ravishing --
I kept on pumping lead --
We set out in fine spirit --
A man of low instinct and habits --
The worst Indian --
Who in the hell are you? --
Desperate looking character --
Shot him dead --
Bill was still fighting --
I will not be captured --
The last of "pea time" --
Plenty of ammunition --
We want him --
The most successful outlaw --
I have killed a many man --
Same old rattling Bill --
Hanging is my favorite way of dying --
Not upon his doomed neck.
Series Title: A.C. Greene series, 10.
Responsibility: Rick Miller ; foreword by David Johnson.

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