Hell on the border: a history of the great United States Criminal Court at Fort Smith and of crimes and criminals in the Indian Territory, and the trial and punishment thereof before His Honor United States Judge Isaac C. Parker ... embracing the leading sentences and charges to the grand and petit juries in some of the most famous cases in the world's history--his acknowledged masterpieces
Includes a chapter on Henry and Belle Starr.
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The First White Mans Court in the Indian Territory
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