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    William "Bill" Ellis: Document Signed by the Deputy U.S. Marshal Who Helped Corner and Kill Notorious Cherokee Indian Outlaw Ned Christie. Christie was considered among the most feared outlaws operating in Oklahoma Territory. After a seven-year crime spree beginning in 1885, he was finally trapped by a posse including Ellis in the log "fort" he had constructed as a hideout. Cannon balls and dynamite finally smoked out Christie, who was shot and killed. Offered here is a signed receipt for serving a warrant on Ed O'Malley on February 2, 1893, just a week before Ned Christie's demise. The document itself was signed on the same fateful day-February 9th. 8.25" x 14", and in excellent condition.

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    October, 2015
    25th Sunday
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