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    [James-Younger Gang]. John Reid Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 8" x 10", Lexington [Missouri], September 8, 1874, to the acting governor of Missouri, Charles P. Johnson, regarding the movements of St. Louis Detective Flourney Yancey, "...warmly on the trail [of the James-Younger Gang]." Yancey was sent to track down the gang following their holdup of a stage outside of Lexington, Missouri, on August 30, 1874. After a brief shootout, he lost their trail. Folds; slight damage to vertical fold at left edge is repaired on the verso.

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