Legal Executions in the Western Territories, 18471911: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming

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McFarland, Apr 8, 2010 - History - 228 pages
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This reference work contains details of all the crimes resulting in executions in the fifteen western American territories. For each territory, entries are arranged chronologically and entered under the name of the condemned. Each entry provides the date, location, background and actions of the crime; details of the trial and execution of sentence; and references to the crime and execution in contemporary newspapers.
 

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Contents

Arizona
9
Colorado
56
Idaho
67
Kansas
80
Montana
81
Nebraska
98
Nevada
100
New Mexico
104
Oregon
152
South Dakota
157
Utah
164
Washington
176
Wyoming
193
Addendum
205
Bibliography
211
Index
213

North Dakota
146
Oklahoma
149

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About the author (2010)

R. Michael Wilson has been researching and writing about the history of the American West for more than a decade. A retired law enforcement officer, he is the author of numerous books on crime and capital punishment. He is a member of the Wild West History Association, and Western Writers of America.

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