Columbia, MO: Printed for the author by E.W. Stephens Publishing Co. 1906. 8vo. 398pp. Frontis. portrait & illustrations. Gilt stamped red cloth, with crossed flags on rear board. Contemporary owership signatures on front endpaper. Slight wear to extremities, else very good. Item #6803
First edition. A history of the border troubles between Kansas & Missouri, Civil War service, outlaw days & the author's campaign to secure the release of Cole, James & Robert Younger from prison in Stillwater. SIX GUNS 283: "A book different from all the others dealing with the James and Younger brothers, and reliable. The author spent twenty years of his life working to get the Youngers pardoned from the Minnesota penitentiary ...[and]...did not give up until the Youngers were released."