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    Lone Star Harry, Scout, Wild West Performer Pamphlet 1893 - "Lone Star Harry - American Representative Scout" Dick's Publishing O. New York 1893, scarce first edition. Original pink stapled wraps, 16 Pages. 5" x 6.25". Born June 9, 1855, was broke in as cow-boy when he was only 14 and he continued herding for the C.C., the 63 and other outfits until, at 22 he was noticed by General Crook as a valuable scout. After 12 years as a scout, Harry joined up with Dr. Solomon's Wild West, and subsequently with Pawnee Bill and Wichita Jack and in 1893 with Buckskin Bill's Railroad Wild West. An anonymous chronicler ranks Harry as "Next to Donald McKay. The text includes a brief biography, a brief description of Texas, "Instructions regarding handling "Revolvers," and Harry's six-page autobiographical "My Experience on the Texas Cattle Trail, (a story about a cattle drive in 1882) followed by five pages of lyrics to cowboy songs.

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    Very fine,


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