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    Extremely Rare Account of Outlaws
    in Caldwell, Kansas 1871-1890

    G[eorge]. D. Freeman. Midnight and Noonday or Dark Deeds Unraveled. Giving Twenty Years Experience on the Frontier; Also the Murder of Pat Hennesey, and the Hanging of Tom Smith, at Ryland's Ford, and Facts Concerning the Talbert Raid on Caldwell. Also the Death Dealing Career of McCarty and Incidents Happening in and Around Caldwell, Kansas From 1871 Until 1890. [Caldwell, Kansas: printed by the author], 1890. First edition, first issue. Octavo. [1]-405 pages. 4 plates. Publisher's original brown cloth back strip over blue printed boards. Boards soiled and scuffed, the lettering having faded somewhat; corners and edges abraded; spine ends frayed; first two pages (including frontispiece) about detached; contents with uniform light to moderate toning (as is usual), scattered foxing mainly on the endpapers, still a very good copy of this extremely rare history.

    "An extremely rare history of Caldwell during this vital period, when it was an important cattle town, and a first hand account of one of the roughest shipping terminals." (Reese, Six Score).


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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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