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    [Mrs. Belle Curry]. Parsons, Labette County Kansas, Years From 1869 to 1895. Story of the "Benders". [Parsons (Kansas): Bell Bookcraft Shop, circa 1939]. First edition, allegedly only 50 printed. Octavo. [1]-117, [1, blank], [5, index], [1, notes] pages. Original blue cloth, re-backed, titles stamped in gilt on the front board. Edge wear and light scuffing to boards; blank piece of paper mounted to the rear pastedown over the parts of the re-backed spine, else internally very good.

    Contains an account of the murderous Bender family, an infamous family of "Hollanders or Germans" responsible for several grisly deaths in Parsons.

    Reference: Adams, Six-Guns 534.

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