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    W.E. Durbin Cabinet Card, circa 1892. 4.25" x 6.5". A bust portrait of W.E. "Lish" Durbin, who was serving as Denton County Sheriff's Deputy at the time this photograph was taken. Durbin would later be promoted to Constable and finally serve as Denton County Sheriff from 1900-1904. Durbin's brothers James "Tink" and Joseph Walter served as Texas Rangers in Captain Frank Jones' Company D Frontier Battalion. James also served as a Deputy in the Denton County Sheriff's Department and Walter as Frio County Sheriff. Some damage to edges of card and photograph, pencil writing on verso as well as a later collector's name in modern ink. Provenance: Durbin Family, George Jackson Collection.

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    September, 2013
    21st Saturday
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