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    Two Letters Related to an Oklahoma Territory Train Robbery by the Al Jennings Gang, 1897-1898. One page, 8" x 11", handwritten, dated 11/15/1898, Shawnee, Oklahoma Territory. Letter to U. S. Marshall C. H. Thompson from deputy U. S. Marshall N. M. Douglass stating that he endorses the statements made. He asks if he is to get papers from the district clerk as there are some that need to be served. Later states "I have served warrants in my possession for the train robbers. I suppose that they will be all right if I can execute them. Why I speak of this, I heard today that they (train robbers) were in the neighborhood of Keokuk Falls last night." Signed at the bottom by Douglass. Second letter is also one page, typed, dated 4/16/1898, Topeka, Kansas, on "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Co." stationery. Letter is written to U. S. Marshall Thompson, and reads, in part: "Send to me a list showing the amounts collected from the government by employees sent to Guthrie to identify Dick West". Signed by Low at the bottom.

    Condition: Very good fine, with a small hole in the handwritten letter

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